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Flea (music artist)

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  • Jane's Addiction to Receive Star on the Walk of Fame

    Jane's Addiction has seen its fair share of shakeups since the group's inception in 1985. Yet despite the history of backstage brawls, the breakups, the multiple reunions, and the revolving bassist position that has seen Guns n' Roses' Duff McKagan, the...
  • Neil Young sets tone at benefit for children's education

    Neil Young sets tone at benefit for children's education
    "Am I dessert?" Neil Young wryly asked the crowd of about 600 who attended the annual concert benefiting the Silverlake Conservatory. He followed a set by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, playing for a crowd who'd paid a minimum of $2,000 a seat to attend the...
  • Neil Young, Red Hot Chili Peppers at Silverlake Conservatory benefit

    Neil Young, Red Hot Chili Peppers at Silverlake Conservatory benefit
    Neil Young turned up in Los Angeles on Wednesday night at a hilltop mansion in Silver Lake that hosted the annual benefit concert for the Silverlake Conservatory music school, the event spearheaded by Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, singer Anthony...
  • The Viper Room at 20: Reimagined, Without the Bite

    Tiny, dark and dingy, the single-room Sunset Strip cave that co-owners Johnny Depp and Anthony Fox rechristened the Viper Room in 1993 was a symbol of '90s angst and aggression. Fans of the club during that era included everyone from Counting Crows...
  • Review: Snoop, Dam-Funk, Bootsy, others celebrate '7 Days of Funk'

    Review: Snoop, Dam-Funk, Bootsy, others celebrate '7 Days of Funk'
    The reigning ambassador of L.A. funk, Damon Riddick, arrived with a simple message at Exchange Los Angeles during the oft-chaotic record release party for "7 Days of Funk," his collaboration with rapper Snoop Dogg. Delivered on the wings of groove, bass...
  • Review: Atoms for Peace at UIC Pavilion

    Review: Atoms for Peace at UIC Pavilion
    Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea are playing hooky from their bands this year to throw some strange little dance parties. On Wednesday, the band they share with Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, drummer Joey...
  • Happy Birthday Angela Lansbury and kudos to all you other celebs 85 and older

    Happy Birthday Angela Lansbury and kudos to all you other celebs 85 and older
    The crime-solving writer, conniving mother and singing teapot is 88. Angela Lansbury of TV's "Murder She Wrote," the original version of "The Manchurian Candidate" and the voice of Mrs. Potts in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" was born Oct. 16, 1925...
  • Review: Atoms for Peace drives to new ground at the Hollywood Bowl

    If there's a mission statement for the groove-heavy side-project/supergroup Atoms for Peace, it was delivered rather gently in a near singalong at the end of the band's at times frantic show at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday night. "No more talk about...
  • MOCA tuned in to arts programming on its YouTube channel

     MOCA tuned in to arts programming on its YouTube channel
    In a corner office at the Museum of Contemporary Art, a big white board is a tangle of names, dates and ideas scrawled in brightly colored markers. At the center is a chart for the video network MOCAtv, plotting new programs on the artist Urs Fischer...
  • Newcomers, rare reunions among must-see live treats

    Newcomers, rare reunions among must-see live treats
    A few big outdoor shows remain, but most of the action moves back indoors in the next few months. Here are 10 concerts (arranged chronologically) leading the way: Replacements: The revered if ever-mercurial Minneapolis band broke up on stage at a...
  • Watch Atoms for Peace perform at a recent L.A. club gig

    One item not included in my recent Arts & Books article on Atoms for Peace was the fact that Thom Yorke wore a tank top during the band's semi-secret club show last month in Los Angeles. Big deal, you might be thinking. But given the bookish shut-in...
  • Atoms for Peace's Thom Yorke and Flea go 'Amok,' find their groove

    Atoms for Peace's Thom Yorke and Flea go 'Amok,' find their groove
    One of the hottest tickets in Los Angeles this month was for a last-minute club show by Atoms for Peace, the high-profile side project built around an odd couple of alternative-rock superstars. The concert was in preparation for an extensive world...