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Deap Vally, Jurassic Shark, Girl Pusher Display Their Special Brand of Music at Dirty Penni Fest at Echo

Echo and Echoplex Host Alt Music Fest Photos by ALYSON CAMUS and DONNA BALANCIA Excellent concerts were aplenty as the July 4 weekend kicked into high gear. Explosive Weekend Dirty Penni Fest featured Deap Vally, […]

By DONNA BALANCIA

Review: Singer-Songwriter Debbie Hennessey Hits A High Note with Video for ‘Every Song Is You’

By DONNA BALANCIA She’s a woman for the ages: Singer-songwriter, performer, editor and photographer.  There isn’t much that super-talented Debbie Hennessey can’t do. Her latest work is the video for her release “Every Song Is […]

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Awards

California Rocker Wins Best Photo Essay, Best Action Photo at Prestigious LA Press Club Awards Gala

California Rocker Wins Three Awards at 2016 NAEJ By DOTTIE PARIS California Rocker, the online music magazine, won Best Photo Essay and Best Action Photo categories Sunday night at the National Arts and Entertainment Journalism […]

Lady Gaga plays at The Satellite - Photo courtesy Lady Gaga
By DONNA BALANCIA

Lady Gaga Wraps Dive Bar Tour By Crowd-Surfing at Silver Lake’s Favorite Retro Venue, The Satellite

Joanne Singer Gives LA Locals a Big Surprise By DONNA BALANCIA On Thursday night, Lady Gaga took to crowd surfing at one of Los Angeles’ favorite retro venues: The Satellite. Fresh off her fun Carpool […]

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California Rocker Interview

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Live: Cheeseburger Randy and Mr. Lahey Bring Comedy Show to Whisky A Go-Go

By DONNA BALANCIA If you haven’t seen the comedy series Trailer Park Boys on Netflix, it’s not too late to get caught up before two of the show’s main characters come to the Whisky A […]

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Musicians

Mike Comfort Offers Compilation Album, ‘Pretty Sweet Stuff’ to Fans Beyond Northern California

By JOHN DALY – It’s no surprise Mike Comfort and his band were voted “Best Band in Sacramento,” by the Sacramento Bee and “Best Band in Northern California” by 107FM The Point Chico. Comfort’s voice […]

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By DONNA BALANCIA

Dave Pirner and Soul Asylum Celebrate Their ‘Change of Fortune’ at The Whisky A Go Go

Soul Asylum Opener Wild Roses Also Impresses By DONNA BALANCIA Dave Pirner and Soul Asylum gave an electrifying performance at the Whisky A Go Go promoting the album Change of Fortune. The show proved that Pirner […]

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News

Jackson Browne Goes ‘On The Boulevard’ To Give Free Concert for 650 People in Hollywood – With Video

New Soundcheck Live Show Gets Star Power By DONNA BALANCIA – Jackson Browne put on a free concert to those lucky enough to get into Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood Wednesday night. Browne graced the […]

Dr. Boogie - Photo by Heather Harris
By DONNA BALANCIA

Dr. Boogie an LA-Based Band that Gives The Fans What They Want: A Solid Dose of Rock ‘N’ Roll

By DONNA BALANCIA – Dr. Boogie has the prescription for Saturday night. The bandmates in Dr. Boogie — guitarist Dustin James, dynamic blond-haired frontman Chris Parsekian, bassist and drummer Luis Herrera — are Rock ’N’ […]