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Evanescence and Halestorm played L.A.’s newest venue last night, the YouTube Theater, which is connected to SoFi stadium, home  of the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers. In the 70’s/80’s, there were female fronted rock groups like The Pretenders, Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, and Blondie who all left their mark on Rock N Roll. In 1995, Evanescence was co-founded by singer Amy Lee and by the time they released their debut album in 2003 found major success leading to this day. 10 years later, Halestorm formed by siblings Lzzy (Lead Vocals/ Guitar) and Arejay Hale (Drums) released their first […]

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If you’ve never heard the name Immediate Family or its members, you certainly have heard them among 1000’s of albums, singles, chart-topping hits, and countless Gold and Platinum albums by artists like Crosby, Stills, and Nash, Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Warren Zevon, Don Henley, Stevie Nicks, Linda Ronstadt, Carole King, and countless others. The Immediate family is guitarists Danny Kortchmar, Waddy Wachtel, and Steve Postell, bassist Leland Sklar, and drummer Russ Kunkel. Since the 70’s this group of studio musicians have become some of the most recorded in music history. Recently, The Immediate Family released their debut album including originals […]

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Greta Van Fleet’s Strange Horizons Tour came to a close at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre on October 27th to a sold out crowd. The “peaceful army” of Greta fans sang the night away beneath the stars of Southern California, celebrating love and light. Strange Horizons: Los Angeles was opened by the incredible Devon Gilfillian. The GRAMMY-nominated, Nashville-based artist can best be described as a gospel-inspired blues-rock phenom. His soul spilled into the performance as he fell to his knees and belted gut-wrenching melodies. Though it was a tough act to follow, the Marcus King Band rose to the challenge as […]

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If there’s such a thing as a perfect tour it would be James Taylor and Jackson Browne. Taylor and Browne stopped at the Pechanga Arena in San Diego, CA Monday night (11/1). The Pechanga Arena (formerly San Diego Sports Arena) will celebrate its 55th anniversary on the 17th and it has a lot of history in both the music and sports worlds. The arena hosted the San Diego Clippers (1978-84), the SD Aztecs (1966-97), and since 2015 ice hockey team SD Gulls, indoor soccer team SD Sockers 2, indoor football team SD Strike Force, lacrosse team SD Seals, and has […]

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The Hollywood Bowl closed out its 2021 season with two nights of Tame Impala (11/2 and 11/3). Tame Impala is actually one person Australian artist Kevin Parker with a touring band. Tame Impala’s debut album was released in 2010 and went platinum in Australia. It was Tame Impala’s third album Currents that was a breakthrough album in the U.S. going platinum and hitting number four on the charts and in Australia and New Zealand number one.  Tame Impala’s latest album was released in February 2020 The Slow Rush went to number three in the U.S. and number one in Australia. […]

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LANY’s gg bb xx tour stopped at Columbus’ Express LIVE! on Thursday, October 14 to crowds of adoring fans. LANY, an acronym for Los Angeles, New York, was formed by members Paul Klein (vocals/keys/guitar), Jake Goss (drums), and Les Priest (keys/synth/guitar) in 2014. The night began with openers Jake Scott and Keshi before LANY hit the stage with “get away,” followed by “Thick and Thin,” and hit “Super Far.” During “never mind, let’s break up,” Paul threw himself into the barricade to be closer to the fans before moving to the piano for “I Don’t Wanna Love You Anymore.” They […]

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Debbie Gibson joined famed journalist and managing editor of Yahoo! Music Lindsey Parker for a Q&A at the Grammy Museum Friday night (10/22). In the Clive Davis Theater, when it comes to female pop-stars of the 80’s and 90’s, Debbie Gibson was one of the biggest and still remains popular to this day. It’s definitely a rare thing for a major pop artist to write all their hit singles and Gibson did that with all hits to make the Top 20 in the Billboard Hot 100. At 29 she was ASCAP Songwriter of the year in 1989 with Bruce Springsteen. […]

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Finneas brought his “Optimist Tour” to the Wiltern for two nights (10/27 and 10/28) with Marinelli. Finneas Baird O’Connell known just by his first name is best known for his work with the biggest teenager in music today, his sister Billie Eilish. As a producer/writer with Eilish Finneas won six Grammys in 2019 for her debut album When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? including Album of the Year, and Producer of the Year (Non-classical). Finneas won another two Grammys this year for Eilish’s second album Happier Than Ever. After releasing a few singles and an EP Finneas released […]

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World-Renowned Opera and Classical singer Andrea Bocelli performed at the Hollywood Bowl Sunday night (10/24)  which was rescheduled from June of last year. When it comes to higher ticket prices, Bocelli makes the top of the list, but it’s always worth the price. In the entire 20th and 21st century few singers have been globally known like Bocelli. Just last month Bocelli turned 63 and his voice is still perfect. Joining Bocelli throughout the show was the incredible Larisa Martinez. Bocelli has been awarded a Guinness World Record for his album Sacred Arias for simultaneously holding the top three spots […]

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Originally scheduled for March 14th, 2020 then pushed to May 29th as the Covid-19 pandemic began and lockdowns were put in place, The Strokes finally got to play the Forum last night (10/27). This sold-out show also included Always and King Princess. This was just the 5th performance this year by The Strokes. Formed in New York City in 1998, the Strokes went on to have major success these last two decades. Their debut EP The Modern Age was released in 2001 and that led to several labels trying to sign The Strokes, They ultimately ended up signing to RCA […]

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