Flyin Jay - Photo © 2015 Donna Balancia
Musicians

Fishbone Takes Stage Diving to New Levels as Angelo Moore and ‘Soldiers’ Take Over The Roxy

Fishbone : ‘More Fun Than Mario Bros’ By DONNA BALANCIA – It used to be called “audience participation,” then it was “user response” and now in technology circles it’s called “interactivity.” Whatever it’s called, Fishbone did […]

Allison Iraheta - Photo by Donna Balancia
Musicians

‘Say It Loud!’ at The Troubadour: Halo Circus Headlines A Night of Unity, Humor and Great Music

Allison Iraheta Brings Friends and a Mission to Troubadour Crowd By DONNA BALANCIA – The ‘Say It Loud!’ concert at The Troubadour was a diverse mix of musicians that brought a sense of unity among […]

Hudson - Photo © 2015 Donna Balancia
Reviews

HUDSON The Band Prove Music’s Healing Power; Rockers Raise Money, Toys for Children’s Hospital

By DONNA BALANCIA – The band members who comprise HUDSON, not only have a big sound, they also have a big heart. The band supports Children’s Hospital and this holiday season, held a toy drive […]

Photo © 2015 Donna Balancia
Musicians

Mike Campbell Uses His LA Band, The Dirty Knobs, for Kicks, While Reaping Big Marketing Rewards

By DONNA BALANCIA – Mike Campbell may be known as “Gator,” in his band The Dirty Knobs but the only thing ferocious about him is his extraordinary guitar playing. Campbell, known for his day job […]

Musicians

Federal Bar Tops the Entertainment Venues in Long Beach as Bands, Menu Make Splash at the Ocean

By DONNA BALANCIA — Long Beach is springing up as a new hotbed for entertainment, its beachside location and regentrificated downtown area make a perfect getaway place to see a cool band. Here are a few […]