CLOSED: Win A Pair of Tickets to Cal Jam 17!

A one-day event of rock and roll in October!

September 6th, 2017
David Fisch
Category: Contest, Lead Story, News

As the summer season winds down, usually so does the music festival circuit. That’s usually because the kids are back in school and the weather outside isn’t exactly ideal. That is, if you’re living in any state other than California.

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Win Tickets to Arroyo Seco Weekend!

The inaugural fest in Pasadena June 24th & 25th!

June 13th, 2017
David Fisch
Category: Contest, Lead Story

The music festival season – packed and flavorful as it always is – is receiving another one in form of the cool and collected Arroyo Seco Weekend, presented by Goldenvoice!

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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Agnes Obel At El Rey!

Danish singer is swinging by LA

February 14th, 2017
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest

3/14 UPDATE: Congratulations to our winners Eric Peterson & Juan Alejandro Renteria, and a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered!

For the first time in two years, Danish artist Agnes Obel will be returning to North America for a series of dates surrounding her SXSW appearances. She’s touring in support of Citizen of Glass, her first concept album, and on March 21st, the songwriter, pianist, and producer will be swinging by LA’s El Rey Theatre to regale Los Angeles with her unique sound.
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CLOSED Win Tix To See The Brian Jonestown Massacre

Bringing the drone to the Fonda

February 9th, 2017
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest, Lead Story

3/3 UPDATE: Congratulations to our winners Erin Heimburge & John Zahorik, and a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered!

More than a quarter of a century ago, Anton Newcombe founded The Brian Jonestown Massacre and the group has been shaping the sound of garage rock ever since. Though the lineup has changed frequently, Newcombe and his collaborators have managed to release more than a dozen full-length albums incorporating everything from shoegaze and psyche rock to electronic and world music.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See LeAnn Rimes at El Rey

The country superstar to take the El Rey stage

January 17th, 2017
Zein Khleif
Category: Contest

1/26 Update: Congratulations to our winners Amber Bollard & Steven Johnson, and a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered.

With 11 studio albums, two GRAMMYs, three ACM Awards, a CMA (and, at age 13, the youngest person to ever be nominated for one), LeAnn Rimes is an accomplished country music veteran — a legend. You know what the crazy part about all of it is? She’s only 34 years old.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Martin Sexton at El Rey

The best kept secret in live music

January 11th, 2017
Kyle B. Smith
Category: Contest

1/20 UPDATE: Congratulations to our winners Mike Carpenter & Maribel Madrigal, and a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered!

Martin Sexton is a gift. I discovered his music while living in Massachusetts in 2002, and I cannot count the number of times I have seen him live since, but I can tell you this: I have never walked away from one of his shows without a brightened outlook on life, or my mind blown by the purity of his to-the-core musicality.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See The Dandy Warhols!

The band returns to LA supporting their 9th album!

December 6th, 2016
David Fisch
Category: Contest

12/16 UPDATE: Congratulations to our winners Jon Hughes & Jason Levi, and a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered!

It’s an impressive feat for any band to release nine studio albums and stick it out for close to two decades, but The Dandy Warhols seem to have made that effort, well, effortless. With the release of this year’s Distortland, the alternative rockers have proven once again why they need to stick around for at least a little bit longer, entertaining the soul with new but very well lived-in psychedelic distortion.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Jonathan Richman!

The original Modern Lover swings by LA on 12/13

December 5th, 2016
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest

12/13 UPDATE: Congratulations to our winners Christopher Modisette & Rebecca Stark, and a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered!

Long before There’s Something About Mary, music fans knew there was something about Jonathan Richman. He first came on the music scene in 1970 as the founder of The Modern Lovers, a band whose members went on to join such notable acts at Talking Heads and The Cars. His early work was influential in shaping the sound of those that came after him, and he’s even been called the “Godfather of Punk.”
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Cherub At The Fonda!

On Nov. 18th with Frenship and Boo Seeka!

November 8th, 2016
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest

11/17 UPDATE: Congratulations to our winners Jeanette Vuong & Tiffany Yeh, and a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered!

A few short years after they began making music together, the duo behind CHERUB (Jordan Kelley and Jason Huber) managed to worm their way into the ears of people across the globe with their unbelievably catchy hit ‚ÄúDoses & Mimosas.” The duo’s meld of pop, funk, electronica, and rock music has landed them on the main stages of major festivals, late-night TV, and the roster of Columbia Records.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets to GusGus At El Rey!

Electro collective swings by LA on November 15

November 7th, 2016
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest

11/15 UPDATE- Congratulations to our winners Laura Hesser & Elijah McDonald, and a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered!

Nine albums in, and GusGus is still making bodies move across the globe. The Icelandic collective has straddled genres lines for more than two decades, melding techno and house with soul and trip hop. Their latest release is 2014’s Mexico, and later this month, they’ll be swinging by LA’s El Rey Theatre in support of the release.
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