| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Coachella-inspired festival style has made it all the way to the Paris runways.
Dries Van Noten’s spring show at Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday afternoon was a haute hippie extravaganza -- rainbow fringe, cannabis leaf motifs, bra tops and all. ...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:40 PM
More than guitars, more than drums and certainly more than the shirt guitarist Dave Navarro characteristically went without, nostalgia was crucial to Jane's Addiction's hometown concert Saturday night in Los Angeles. Fortunately for the band — if...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Look at a photograph of Death From Above 1979 — or, better yet, take in one of its reliably rowdy concerts — and you'll feel confident in saying the band consists of two members: drummer Sebastien Grainger, who also sings, and bassist Jesse F....
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:45 AM
A rapper who had a hit single with Justin Bieber and played at the Made in America Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday says he will play at two area universities.
Chance The Rapper, who appears on Bieber’s single “Confident,” which hit...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Labor Day isn't just the unofficial end of summer. When the lights went down on Kanye West's Made in America set in front of L.A. City Hall on Sunday night, another time of year came to a close: festival season.
There are some school-year stragglers,...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 11:00 PM
"Sing so loud Jay Z can hear it," Chance the Rapper hollered Sunday from one of two stages in front of Los Angeles City Hall. It was a reference to the hip-hop mogul and mastermind behind the two-day Budweiser Made in America festival, where established...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:05 PM
"Hello, Los Angeles," said Metric lead singer Emily Haines near the end of the band's second song on the city's first day of the Budweiser Made in America Festival. Her next words were far more ominous: "They're going to eat me alive, if I stumble."
| Aug 24, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The second and final day of the FYF Fest began with an apologetic tone.
Promoter Goldenvoice was out to make amends Sunday after a number of attendees complained of waits of up to three hours to reach the main gate Saturday. Festivalgoers who arrived...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Just when you thought the summer festival season was winding down, here comes HARD's Day of the Dead rave.
Coachella smash hit Calvin Harris, pop-savant EDM producer Zedd, beat-scene titans Pretty Lights and Knife Party and scores of others will play...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:30 PM
When FYF Fest began in 2004, it was, essentially, a punk rock festival in Echo Park clubs. In the fest's early years, bands like Circle Jerks, No Age and the Bronx established FYF as a safe space for weird, wild and aggressive rock.
More than a...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Anyone looking for evidence of the sudden turnaround on Sunday at FYF Fest should have been there for Darkside in the Sports Arena.
Just a day after fans pelted the festival with complaints of long lines and difficulty seeing shows in FYF's lone...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 11:59 AM
The main stage of the FYF Fest on Saturday night was a contrast in colors.
Interpol, the suited-up, all-black-all-the-time moody New Yorkers, fueled a rock 'n' roll resurgence in the early-to-mid 2000s, when FYF Fest was finding its footing in Echo Park...