Win Tickets To See XTRMST At The Observatory

AFI’s hardcore side project sure to light it up!

January 20th, 2015
Gerry Doot
Category: Contest
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Davey Havok and Jade Puget have evolved quite a bit since their early beginnings with AFT. That legendary Bay Area punk band started as a standout in the local hardcore scene, and despite the anger and dark undertone that has always been present in the group’s music, it appealed to a surprisingly wide audience and grew to a scale that the members probably never expected.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Mates Of State!

LA Music Blog presents show on January 26th!

January 9th, 2015
Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest
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San Francisco synth-pop duo Mates Of State will be heading south to perform at Los Angeles’ Bootleg HiFi on January 26th, and we’re very excited to announce that LA Music Blog is presenting the show!
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Win Tickets To See Dr. Dog At The Glass House

With Hanni El Khatib on 2/15

January 7th, 2015
Mary Bonney
Category: Contest
Dr Dog

1/22 UPDATE: This show was originally scheduled for The Fox Theater on 2/14 but has been moved to The Glass House on 2/15

Now that we’ve rung in the new year and are (hopefully) keeping our resolutions, it’s time to look towards the next holiday — Valentine’s Day. Whether you love or hate the flower-filled, candy-fueled holiday, we can all agree you’ll want to make some sort of plan for that evening, especially since February 14th falls on a Saturday this year!
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See The Devil Wears Prada

Catch a BOTB showdown at The Fonda this Friday!

January 6th, 2015
Angelica Corona
Category: Contest
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Another year, another battle! Ernie Ball is presenting their annual showdown at The Fonda Theatre this Friday, and once again, bands will come together to jam it out in a Warped Tour showcase.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See White Arrows At El Rey

James Supercave and Say Say support Jan. 23rd show

December 19th, 2014
Jillian Goldfluss
Category: Contest
white arrows

LA natives White Arrows are touring in support of their sophomore album, In Bardo, a name that represents the transitional purgatory between death and rebirth. Whether you’re on board with that concept or not, it’s worth listening to White Arrow’s existential psych-electro-pop album for the hook-fueled anthems and upbeat, addictive harmonies.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Rustie At El Rey!

Warp Records star returns to LA on January 16th

December 17th, 2014
Jay Chirinos
Category: Contest
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Scottish producer Rustie has been at the forefront of the new wave of Warp Records for a few years now, ever since the release of his dazzling masterpiece Glass Swords. If last year’s Green Language did not live up to the dizzying heights of its predecessor, it still produced a couple of absolute bangers in the shape of “Raptor” and Rustie’s Danny Brown collaboration “Attak.”
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Geographer At El Rey!

One of San Francisco’s best hits LA on January 17

December 16th, 2014
Gerry Doot
Category: Contest
Geographer

It really isn’t all that long in the grand scheme of things, but when you look at the kind of work that goes into putting together a band from the ground up, keeping one functioning for seven years can feel like a lifetime. Starting a project, working with another few members, writing an album’s worth of music, preparing to release it, promoting it, creating a social media strategy…these are things that most businesses have teams working on. Geographer did it all themselves.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To OMFG NYE At The Shrine!

Dance your way into the new year with Eric Prydz!

November 25th, 2014
Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest
OMFG NYE 2014 lead

New Year’s Eve celebrations are being announced left and right (you’ve got so many choices, Los Angeles!), but we’ve got a mighty tempting offer for you to consider: a FREE pair of tickets to the city’s coolest electronic gig, OMFG NYE at Shrine Expo Hall! Got your attention, electronic music enthusiasts? Gather ’round for details…
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Miyavi At El Rey!

Catch the J-Rocker in LA on Dec. 14th!

November 20th, 2014
Winnie Fan
Category: Contest
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Way, way back in the day when I was a little too interested in Japanese culture, I stumbled across Miyavi. His single “Pop is Dead” was a rebellious, spastic piece of work that captured what I loved about visual-kei and J-Rock. But, oh, how times have changed.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Angel Olsen At El Rey

Dec. 4th show will be her biggest in LA to date

November 19th, 2014
Jay Chirinos
Category: Contest
Angel Olsen

There’s something bittersweet about seeing an artist go from well-kept secret to widely sought-after performer, but in the case of Angel Olsen the experience is more sweet than bitter.
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