Win Tickets To See Erykah Badu & St. Vincent!

Playing The Hollywood Bowl on Aug. 30th

July 31st, 2015
Sean Kramer
Category: Contest, Lead Story
erykah st vincent

Few popular artists inject as distinct a mix of unabashed honesty and creative boldness into their music as Erykah Badu and St. Vincent, so the mere fact that these two are doing a show together already had music fans excited. Add in the fact that it’s at The Hollywood Bowl, one of LA’s most iconic venues, and we’re downright salivating.
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Win Tickets To See Empire Of The Sun!

Catch them at The Hollywood Bowl on 9/20

July 29th, 2015
Twila Grissom
Category: Contest, Lead Story
Empire of the sun lead

On September 20th, Australian electro-pop duo Empire of the Sun will be headlining The Hollywood Bowl accompanied by New York-based synth-pop band St. Lucia, and you have the opportunity to win tickets to the show!
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Win Tickets To See Grace Jones & Future Islands

At The Hollywood Bowl on Sept. 27th!

July 27th, 2015
Jillian Goldfluss
Category: Contest, Lead Story

On September 27th, legendary Jamaican pop singer Grace Jones will be headlining The Hollywood Bowl with a seemingly unlikely companion, alt-electro outfit Future Islands. What do the statuesque pop idol and contemporary synth-pop act have in common? More than you’d think.
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Win Tickets To See Michael Franti & Spearhead!

Vibe out with one of the kings of good energy

July 23rd, 2015
Anthony Marks
Category: Contest
Michael Franti

Plenty of performers can play the rock/hip-hop fusion style, but Michael Franti is quite unique. He’s an energetic performer who invariably lifts spirits and garners good vibes wherever he performs. He promotes a mood of love and universal acceptance at all of his shows, and he’s even combined music and yoga for an extra-sensational good vibe experience.
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Win Tickets To See Kasey Chambers At El Rey!

Celebrate her first solo release in four years

July 22nd, 2015
Melissa Karlin
Category: Contest, Lead Story
Kasey Chambers

Kasey Chambers started her career deep in the country world, and this influence has crossed over with her into the pop realm, infusing her work with an almost folksy, down-home rustic charm. The Australian singer-songwriter is back with a new solo release — her first in four years — but this time around she is changing her approach just a little bit.
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Win Tickets To See Vintage Trouble At The Fonda!

Last headline show before tour with AC/DC

July 21st, 2015
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest, Lead Story
Vintage Trouble

Nearly two years after being introduced to Vintage Trouble via a late-night TV appearance, the group’s Late Show performance still blows me away. I get dizzy watching frontman Ty Taylor spin across the stage and that falsetto of his at 2:30… The group has been described as “James Brown singing for Led Zeppelin,” and that description pretty much nails it.
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Win Tickets To See Grace Potter At The Fonda!

Artist set to rock LA on Aug. 13th & 14th!

July 14th, 2015
Christine Perez
Category: Contest
Grace Potter

Grace Potter is often compared to soulful rock powerhouse Janis Joplin for good reason — she packs strength and conviction into every note she sings on every song recorded both solo and with her band The Nocturnals. Five records deep, the anticipation for Potter’s sixth album (and second one solo) is palpable. Her newest single, “Empty Heart,” off that forthcoming album, Midnight (out August 14th), combines upbeat notes with the downbeat lyrics. This dichotomy is part of what’s made Grace Potter’s music so timeless.
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Win Tickets To See Django Django At El Rey Theatre

DIY art-rock outfit comes to LA on August 6th!

July 10th, 2015
Jillian Goldfluss
Category: Contest
Django Django

When four-piece Brit band Django Django released their self-titled debut LP in 2012, they couldn’t have anticipated how rapidly their bedroom recording project would spread across the ocean and into the ears of art-rock indie lovers worldwide.
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Win Tickets To Low End Theory Fest At The Shrine!

Featuring Flying Lotus, Earl Sweatshirt, & more!

July 9th, 2015
Sean Kramer
Category: Contest
low end theory festival

Weekly club night Low End Theory has always been dedicated to showcasing and developing some of Los Angeles’ most innovative and creative next-level talent, and the forthcoming Low End Theory Festival continues the tradition with what is looking to be their biggest bash yet.
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Enter To Win A Blur Prize Pack!

Tickets to Hollywood Bowl show + free vinyl!

July 7th, 2015
Lesley Park
Category: Contest

In my mind’s eye, the kings of Britpop will always be Blur. Oh sure, “Wonderwall” may be the anthem ’90s kids demand to sing in the midst of a soju-fueled karaoke bender, but if you’re looking for a band whose catalog has actually aged well because they actually wrote legitimately great lyrics and music, it’s team Blur all the way.
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