The Curious Case of James Blake: A Concert Review and Photo...

Last week James Blake rolled through both San Francisco and Los Angeles and played to sold-out, tiny rooms timed around the release of a...

PHOTO RECAP: Sound Remedy @ El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles 12.12.14

Sound Remedy brought the party to LA's El Rey Theatre last Friday night and ripped through his searing arsenal of remixes and upbeat originals...

SETLIST / PHOTOS: STS9 @ The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA 11.21.14

It had been awhile since STS9 played Los Angeles. Ten months ago they announced they were parting ways with founding bassist David Murphy, consequently...

PHOTOS / SETLIST: Gov’t Mule with Robby Krieger @ Fonda Theatre,...

Gov't Mule celebrated Halloween 2013 with a pair of special west coast shows last Wednesday and Thursday (Halloween proper). Night One notably featured Doors...

CONCERT RECAP: Anders Osborne and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe @ El...

Anders Osborne went deep and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe embraced their inner Ray Charles for a wholly satisfying double bill at Los Angeles' El...

CONCERT RECAP: Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby @ Royce Hall, Los...

Bluegrass is a lot of things. The high lonesome. Bill Monroe. Furious pickin’. Lots of strings. Acoustic instrumentation. What it traditionally isn’t is...

CONCERT RECAP: Palma Violets @ El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA...

I’d heard the name in passing, but never gave them a shot until a short time ago. Last week, I received an email describing...

RECAP / PHOTOS: Los Tres Marks feat. Money Mark, Mark de...

Last Friday, the Los Angeles based global DJ collective Subsuelo presented Los Tres Marks, a showcase that featured three significant players in the hip...

RECAP / PHOTOS: John Scofield’s Uberjam Band and Dave Holland’s Prism...

The 6th annual Angel City Jazz Festival is as unique as the city that bears its name. Multi-venue, multi-media and highly eclectic, predictable only...

CONCERT RECAP: Jagwar Ma @ The Echoplex, LA, CA 10/4/13

Words and Photos by Jack Fitch “Their beats are just sooo stiiiicky” were the words exchanged between two alarmingly pedestrian looking males who almost stuck...

CONCERT RECAP: The Orwells @ Eagle Rock Center For The Arts,...

The success of a rock show can be measured by the amount of rebelliousness the audience feels as they exit the show, and watching...

RECAP / SETLIST: M83 with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra @ Hollywood...

Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl wasn't your standard, garden variety tour stop for M83. Instead, fans got a well-orchestrated and tastefully executed audiovisual spectacle...

CONCERT RECAP: Jon Cleary, The Tin Men & Paul Sanchez @...

Saturday’s NOLA triple threat at The Mint was as close to Frenchmen Street as you can get on Pico Boulevard (in fact, last time...

CONCERT RECAP: Terence Blanchard @ The Mint, LA, CA 9/9/13

Hearing Terence Blanchard in a room of about 150 heightens what is already a super attenuated musical experience. One that brings all senses to...

PHOTOS: Robert Walter’s 20th Congress @ The Mint, LA, CA 9/5/13

Master of the keys and Congressional leader Robert Walter took the 20th through its finely tuned paces at The Mint last Thursday, featuring generous...

PHOTOS: The Campbell Brothers & Maria Muldaur @ Skirball Cultural Center,...

The Campbell Brothers were joined by Maria Muldaur for a rousing set at the Skirball Cultural Center for a Thursday night show last month....

PHOTOS: Nicholas Payton @ The Mint, LA, CA 8/8/13

New Orleans multi-instrumentalist Nicholas Payton stopped in Los Angeles for an intimate Thursday night show at The Mint earlier this month and photographer Jim...

FESTIVAL RECAP: Highlights & Photos From FYF Fest 2013

It was dusty, at times it was hot, it was pretty much always a real-life, live action caricature of hipness and most of all,...

CONCERT RECAP: Buddy Guy and funky METERS @ Hollywood Bowl 8/21/13

Last night for a Wednesday Jazz Night at the Hollywood Bowl, the legendary Chicago guitarist Buddy Guy was joined by 14-year old blues prodigy...

WATCH: Chevy Metal (Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl & More) Covers The...

Last Saturday afternoon, at a ranch in Topanga Canyon tucked just outside of LA, Taylor Hawkins' now twelve year old Stones tribute project Chevy...

WATCH: Jonathan Wilson Plays The Grateful Dead (Cover Set)

Last Saturday afternoon, at a ranch in Topanga Canyon just outside of Los Angeles, local guitar talent (and frequent Furthur collaborator) Jonathan Wilson and...

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Ten Songs To Look Forward To At FYF Fest...

Check out a Spotify Playlist of these ten songs here. To follow last year's strong lineup at the annual indie-leaning weekend gathering, FYF Fest (now...

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Snarky Puppy @ The Troubadour, LA 9/19/13

WHO: Snarky Puppy with Banda Magda WHEN: Thursday, September 19th, 2013 @ 8 pm WHERE: The Troubadour, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA TICKETS: $20 adv...

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe and Anders Osborne @ El...

WHO: Goldenvoice Presents: Karl Denson's Tiny Universe and Anders Osborne with special guest Zach Deputy (Soul Spectacular Tour! KDTU present a Ray Charles Boogaloo...

CONCERT RECAP: Rodrigo y Gabriela, DeVotchKa & Lord Huron @ Hollywood...

For the third installment of this year's KCRW World Festival, the famed Santa Monica radio station presented perhaps its most eclectic bill of the...

Wolfmother Announces Surprise LA Reunion Show, Sells Out Instantly

After three years on the shelf, Wolfmother has apparently just announced a surprise appearance at the 400 capacity Troubadour in West Hollywood and the...

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Rodrigo y Gabriela, DeVotchKa and Lord Huron @ Hollywood...

WHO: KCRW's World Festival featuring Rodrigo y Gabriela, DeVotchKa & Lord Huron WHERE: The Hollywood Bowl WHEN: Sunday, July 14th, 2013 @ 7:00 pm TICKETS: Available here Rodrigo...

RECAP / PHOTOS: Stanton Moore, Wil Blades & Leo Nocentelli @...

Stream / Download this show here Stanton Moore kicked off his 3rd summer residency at the The Mint (aka, "the best little club pound-for-pound” per...

WATCH: Cayucas Premiere Live Video for “East Coast Girl”

Cayucas has shared live video of their latest single, "East Coast Girl," today with FILTER. The band played a live set to celebrate the...

CONCERT RECAP: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers @ Fonda Theatre, LA,...

NOTE: See the photo gallery, setlist and videos at the bottom. Coming off a Saturday show that had to be one of the more frustrating...

TICKET GIVEAWAY: The Greyboy Allstars @ The Troubadour LA 7/16/13

WHO: The Greyboy Allstars (Record Release Show for Inland Emperor) WHEN: Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 @ 8:00 pm WHERE: The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA TICKETS: $20...

Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich Announce LIVE DJ Set on KCRW

Set a reminder because Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich (Atoms for Peace) are set to team up for an unprecedented DJ set in Santa...

CONCERT RECAP: The Black Angels & Hanni El Khatib @ The...

Over the past couple of weeks, Austin, TX modern psych phenoms The Black Angels and Hanni El Khatib paired up for a May tour...

CONCERT RECAP: Jim James @ Fonda Theatre, Hollywood, CA 5/11/13

Photo by Christopher Gair Even after seeing his main squeeze My Morning Jacket sixteen times over the last eight years, Jim James still managed to...

FYF Fest 2013 Lineup: My Bloody Valentine, YYYs, TV On The...

Los Angeles' FYF Fest continues its slow and steady ascent into one of the country's premiere multi-day music festivals and has just announced a...

The Rolling Stones Will Play Surprise Club Show in LA TONIGHT

The Rolling Stones “50 And Counting” Tour isn't' supposed to kick off until May 3rd at The Staples Center. It seems that the chaps...

PHOTOS / RECAP: Gary Clark Jr. @ The Roxy, LA, CA...

Photos by Jim Brock / Words by Jim Brock and Wesley Hodges Gary Clark, Jr. and the world are a good match. When Clark, Jr....

PHOTOS: Snarky Puppy @ The Mint LA 4/7/13

Recently, Snarky Puppy has been making their rounds and melting faces all across the land as they do it! Last evening was their second...

PHOTOS: Rebirth Brass Band @ The Mint LA 3/26/13

Recently, the legendary and GRAMMY-winning Rebirth Brass Band stopped in to The Mint in Los Angeles for two sold out Tuesday night shows. Check...

WATCH: moe. “Meat > The Other One > Meat” in Hollywood...

moe. just capped off a stellar two-night run at Hollywood's Henry Fonda Theatre and you can watch one of the unquestionable highlights of the...

PHOTOS: Galactic @ El Rey Theatre, LA, CA 2/28/13

NOLA funktet Galactic toured up the west coast last week, making a stop at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre for a show in front...

Nels Cline and Mike Watt join Eric McFadden and Melt the...

Words by Aaron Fortin and Wesley Hodges *Download or stream the show courtesy of MacDaddy at Archive.org. Thank you tapers! Last night as part of...

TICKET GIVEAWAY: moe. @ Fonda Theatre, LA, CA 3/7 & 3/8/13

Photo Credit: Dana Lynne WHO: Goldenvoice, 88.5 KCSN & Wagatail present moe. and Orgone WHEN: Friday, March 8th & Saturday, Marcy 9th, 2013 WHERE: Fonda Theatre @...

PHOTOS: Bill Carter & The LA Blame with Johnny Depp @...

Friday night's Bill Carter & The L.A. Blame show at The Mint was filmed for the highly anticipated music documentary That's What I'm Doing...

CONCERT RECAP: Simian Mobile Disco @ Fonda Theatre, Hollywood, CA 11/30/12

Header Photo © Oliver Walker for fyfpresents.com Following a memorable set at FYF Fest 2012 in September, Simian Mobile Disco returned to L.A. over the...

Live Music Blog’s Best of 2012: Concerts, Albums, Artists and More...

Last week, we rolled out Part One of LMB's Best of 2012 feature, highlighting this year's noteworthy albums (Tame Impala's Lonerism, Jack White's Blunderbuss...

CONCERT RECAP: Soundgarden @ Fonda Theatre, Hollywood, CA 11/27/12

What can be said about Soundgarden, one of the pioneers of grunge and hard rock, returning to the stage with new material for the...

Live Music Blog’s Best of 2012: Concerts, Albums, Artists and More...

While there's still plenty of live music magic yet to be made, the end is near and 2012 will be in the rear view...

PHOTOS / VIDEO: Petty Fest West @ El Rey Theatre, Los...

Last night's festivities in Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre was the equivalent of a corporate-branded bizarro world where free Jameson seeped in through the...

PHOTOS / VIDEOS: Clairy Browne & the Bangin’ Rackettes @ The...

Sexy and swingin' nine-piece Australian retro soul outfit Clairy Browne and the Bangin' Rackettes made their proper U.S. debut at The Mint in Los...