CLOSED: Win Tickets to See Foxygen!

Join local duo for a psychedelic dance party in OC

August 1st, 2014
Janelle Miranda
Category: Contest

If you took John Denver’s locks, Mick Jagger’s lips, and a discernible version of Bob Dylan’s voice, you might have a fair first impression of Foxygen. This ragtag duo started writing music together and recording albums independently in high school, and their unique sound is a modern exploration of rock with a psychedelic, ’60s undertone.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Tinashe At NEXT FEST!

LA hustle in film and music

July 31st, 2014
Winnie Fan
Category: Contest
tinashe NEXT FEST

Los Angeles native Tinashe makes music that’s instantly captivating — a distinct blend of sensual R&B, dangerously catchy pop, and a mysterious complexity. She’s been making waves for a while and has dropped three mixtapes since 2012, including the critically acclaimed (and free to download) Black Water. She’s collaborated with RZA and ScHoolboy Q, Chance the Rapper jumped on the remix of one of her tracks, and her latest hit was produced by DJ Mustard. This could definitely be the year she blows up.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To Made In America Fest!

With Imagine Dragons, Kanye West, Weezer, & more!

July 29th, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest
Made In America lead

Back in April we shared the news that the Jay Z-curated Made In America fest would be expanding to two coasts this year with a Los Angeles iteration at Grand Park joining the Philadelphia one on Labor Day weekend. Since then, the lineup for the LA version of the fest has been announced, and with Imagine Dragons, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Weezer, and so many other great acts on the bill, this is one fest you don’t want to miss. Now even the most cash-strapped amongst our readership has a chance to attend because we’re giving away a pair of passes!
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CLOSED: Giveaway – Official French Style Furs Swag

Includes a t-shirt, matchbook, and CD!

July 25th, 2014
Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest
French Style Furs

We all like stuff, but we all LOVE free stuff, right? Well, guess what? LA Music Blog is hooking one lucky fan up with official French Style Furs merchandise, no strings attached!
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Fucked Up At El Rey!

With support from Tijuana Panthers

July 24th, 2014
Sarah Bellman
Category: Contest
Fucked Up

Fucked Up might be the band’s name, but their music is anything but — at least in regards to its quality. It is pretty fucked up, however, in the sense that it is monstrous, unconventional, and aggressive – just like a real hardcore band’s music should be.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Rixton With T. Mills!

Pop-rock heartthrobs hit LA on August 24th

July 23rd, 2014
Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest

British pop-rock and R&B quartet Rixton is coming back to Los Angeles, this time with one of the LA Music Blogcast’s previous featured guests, T. Mills! The show at El Rey Theatre on August 24th is all ages, and I can say without hesitation that it will probably sell out soon.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See We Are Twin!

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!
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Kiven At The LA Zoo!

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.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To 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
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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.
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