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 […]

Robby Krieger Performs with Los Lobos - Photo © 2015 Donna Balancia
In The Biz

Robby Krieger Jams with Los Lobos to Celebrate The 2016 Lines of Gibson Guitar

By DONNA BALANCIA – Music greats, friends and Halloween partygoers jammed into Gibson Guitar’s Beverly Hills showroom for a party to celebrate the company’s 2016 guitars. The Doors’ Robby Krieger joined Los Lobos on stage […]

Walter Lure flanked by LA's finest at Redwood - Photo © 2015 Donna Balancia
Musicians

Walter Lure and His LA Band of Locals Turn a Musical Performance into a Wild Time at Redwood

By DONNA BALANCIA – When Walter Lure comes to Los Angeles, seems the whole town turns out. Those who remember Walter’s role in The Heartbreakers as well as those who have a more recent appreciation […]