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‘We Are LA’ Fest: Katey Sagal, Lisa Loeb and Kevin Costner Headline a New Event at Stubhub Center

The Reluctant Apostles Featuring Katey Sagal Headlines ‘We Are LA’ Fest By DONNA BALANCIA The inaugural We Are LA Music Festival brought top talents and families of fans from around Southern California to StubHub Center. […]

Timothy White - Photo © 2016 Donna Balancia

Morrison Hotel Gallery Presents ‘Parental Advisory: Explicit Images,’ Photos of Hip Hop’s Greats

Morrison Hotel Gallery And The Sunset Marquis Hotel Presented Parental Advisory: Explicit Images: A Hip-Hop Photography Event and Exhibit.  Many of the photographs of MHG partner Timothy White were on display. The Morrison Hotel Gallery […]

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Get Your Amoeba Music While You Can: Inevitable Closing of Hollywood’s Indie Icon on Horizon

Amoeba Music To Ride Off From Sunset By JOHN DALY – Everyone is making a hoopla of Amoeba Music going away and we will miss the place, but when the owner sells to a multimillion-dollar […]

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HAIM, Pusha T. and Charlie XCX to Perform at Red Bull Sound Select in Venues Across LA This November

By JOHN DALY HAIM, Pusha T. and Charlie XCX will perform at a range of venues in Los Angeles for Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days in LA. The month-long concert series features showcases […]

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Wayne Kramer and Jail Guitar Doors Concert ‘Rock Out 3!’ Bring Humanity Out from Behind Prison Bars

By DONNA BALANCIA Wayne Kramer still champions the underdog. Kramer, founder of MC5, the legendary band that started the punk revolution, is still raging — to help those behind bars. He was joined by Don […]

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Slash, Tedeschi Trucks, Bonamassa, Play to Pay Tribute to B.B. King at GRAMMY Foundation Event

By DONNA BALANCIA BEVERLY HILLS – A heaven’s full of blues performers were on hand at the Wallis Annenberg Center for an amazing tribute to the legendary blues great B.B. King. The Life and Legacy […]

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Don Was, Marshall Crenshaw Headline Wayne Kramer’s Jail Guitar Doors ‘Rock Out 3’ Concert

Jail Guitar Doors Returns to Ford Theatres on Sept. 9 Wayne Kramer has invited an impressive lineup of musicians for Jail Guitar Doors’ ROCK OUT! 3, which will be held at the Ford Theatres on Friday, […]