Win Tickets To See We Are Twin At Roaring Nights!

Bluesy duo shakes up the LA Zoo on August 22nd!

July 22nd, 2014
Jaclyn Tamura
Category: Contest
We Are Twin

What’s better than a trip to the LA Zoo on a warm summer day? Well, how ’bout a trip to the LA Zoo on a warm summer night…plus a full bar, awesome food trucks, and amazing live entertainment?! That’s right; it’s time for Roaring Nights at the LA Zoo and Botanical Gardens featuring We Are Twin!
Continue reading…

Win Tickets To See Kiven At Roaring Nights!

LAmb favorites headline LA Zoo series on July 25!

July 17th, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest
Roaring Nights Kiven

Rock quartet Kiven is one of our favorite local acts here at LA Music Blog, so much so that we’ve had them as guests on the LA Music Blogcast not once, but twice, and reviewed two of their shows in the last five months. Yeah, we’re pretty stoked on these guys, which is why we’re very excited to be offering our readers a chance to catch Kiven performing in an awesomely unique setting.
Continue reading…

Win Tickets To The Lucent Dossier Experience!

Elaborate performance hits Club Nokia on July 26th

July 16th, 2014
Twila Grissom
Category: Contest
Lucent Dossier lead

Los Angeles-based live performance collective The Lucent Dossier Experience uses original music, performance, imagery, projection, and costumes to transport their audiences into another realm, and on July 26th, the incredible group will be delivering the show of a lifetime at Club Nokia
Continue reading…

CLOSED: Win Tickets To Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr DJ Set

Replacing Bit Funk at King King on July 17

July 15th, 2014
Lesley Park
Category: Contest
Bit Funk

UPDATE: Unfortunately, Bit Funk has had to cancel his shows on the West Coast this weekend due to a death in the family. Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr will be replacing him on this bill with a DJ set.

Ready for another sexy shmexy ambient-funk-meets-disco giveaway courtesy of The Do LaB? Then listen up! This week’s King King giveaway is for one of my favorite up and comers, Bit Funk. I’ve been mad vibing with this talented Brooklyn-based DJ/producer since I first laid ears on his deliciously smooth track “Soul Satisfaction.” If you haven’t heard it yet, do that now. I’ll wait.
Continue reading…

CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Bootstraps!

LA Music Blogcast guest plays WeHo on July 17th

July 11th, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest
Bootstraps

Last night’s LA Music Blogcast not only included an insightful interview and soulful performance by LA’s own Jordan Beckett of Bootstraps, it also included the announcement that we have a pair of tickets to give away see Jordan with the rest of the Bootstraps crew at The Troubadour this Thursday, July 17th!
Continue reading…

CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Mighty Mouse!

With option4 and Marcos this Saturday!

July 9th, 2014
Lesley Park
Category: Contest
Mighty Mouse

London-based producer/DJ Mighty Mouse has been whipping up some of the funkiest and freshest nu disco tunes to hit the scene for the past several years. Already taking Europe by storm, he’s poised to do the same when he hits LA’s King King this Saturday to deliver what’s sure to be a night of nonstop grooving alongside option4 and Marcos. And guess what? We’re sending one lucky reader to the show with a pair of tickets!
Continue reading…

Win Tickets To See Say Anything At The Fonda!

With The Front Bottoms opening on July 24th

July 4th, 2014
Mary Bonney
Category: Contest
Say Anything

Say Anything is having a terrific year. Their recently released sixth studio album, Hebrews, is one of the strongest in their catalog. In addition to featuring Max Bemis’ deep introspection and infectious hooks, the album also showcases a collection of guest vocalists that includes many of indie rock/pop’s heaviest hitters.
Continue reading…

CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Leela James At El Rey!

Soul vocalist plays LA on July 19th!

Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest
leela james

R&B and soul artist Leela James is coming to Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre on July 19th to perform tracks from her new album, Fall For You, which hits stores on July 8th, a little over a week prior to this performance. The album features her first single, also titled “Fall For You,” which shows off her strong vocals over an enchanting piano piece.
Continue reading…

CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Shwayze At El Rey!

Chanel West Coast, BVille, and Carlton supporting!

July 3rd, 2014
Jaclyn Tamura
Category: Contest
Shwayze

Making his debut in a local LA nightclub and catching the attention of former Whitestarr member Cisco Adler, Shwayze‘s start is vaguely reminiscent of Detroit-native Eminem’s in 8 Mile, but with influences like Crazy Town, Pharcyde, and Snoop Dogg, Aaron Smith’s sound is quintessentially SoCal, perfect for any summertime playlist.
Continue reading…

Win Tickets to See Foxy Shazam At El Rey Theatre!

The most bizarre and amazing band to see this year

July 1st, 2014
Gerry Doot
Category: Contest, Lead Story
Foxy Shazam

Foxy Shazam is one of the most amazing and bizarre acts I have ever seen live. When they first started releasing music, I would describe them to friends as a combination of My Chemical Romance and Billy Joel in a dog pile at the circus. I still don’t think I was far off.
Continue reading…