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  • Review: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band in Anaheim

    Review: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band in Anaheim
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. When Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band’s Wrecking Ball tour hit Kansas City, Mo.,  last month, they opened with Wilbert Harrison’s “Kansas City.” Two nights later in...
  • Coachella 2013: Jessie Ware and Tanlines boost the beat

    Coachella 2013: Jessie Ware and Tanlines boost the beat
    INDIO -- The frenzied festival atmosphere at Coachella -- where every musical act is always in competition with several others for showgoers' attention -- can lead to a bulking-up effect among artists otherwise inclined toward delicacy and refinement....
  • Showcasing an album in concert

    Showcasing an album in concert
    When Elton John stopped in Los Angeles this month on his latest concert tour, he came in with one of the biggest storehouses of hits in pop music history. But instead of diving headlong into his catalog, he and his old friend Leon Russell devoted the...
  • Not quite hard times for Social Distortion and Mike Ness

    Not quite hard times for Social Distortion and Mike Ness
    During his three decades at the helm of Social Distortion, singer, guitarist and songwriter Mike Ness has repeatedly turned to the rich vein of his own hardscrabble life as a hell-raising teen and then a heroin-addicted rock musician. But in putting...
  • 72 Hours: Aimee Mann, Garfunkel & Oates and more

     
    The semi-weekly Pop & Hiss rundown of the weekend's top concerts. Friday • Garfunkel & Oates @ Largo. The duo of Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci is going to get the novelty song tag, and no doubt the act's Upright......
  • Almost Acoustic Christmas is a gauge of rock's past, future

     
    Jane's Addiction is a parody of itself, while Black Keys and Mumford & Sons wipe out pretenses; Florence + the Machine and Foster the People are embraced. Guys with guitars roamed freely Sunday night at the Gibson Amphitheatre, where bands......
  • Live review: X, Social Distortion at GV30

     
    The Southland punk bands help Goldenvoice celebrate its 30th anniversary in a vibrant, nostalgic show at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Concertgoers entering the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on Friday night for a performance by Social Distortion...
  • Top 50 Concerts of the Year for the region

     
    The two best concerts I attended in 2011 had a lot in common. Each featured a veteran rocker at the peak of his ability to connect to the audience, playing precisely the right songs and performing them precisely the right......
  • Allentown's Crocodile Rock in Top 60 clubs in the world, but one in area ranks higher

     
    Allentown’s Crocodile Rock Café ranked in the Top 60 clubs worldwide in terms of for ticket sales in 2011, according to the industry publication Pollstar magazine. The club jumped from a No. 72 ranking last year – bringing in 50,294......
  • Tom Windish’s acts are all over Coachella

     
    Tom Windish and his Windish Agency have grown with Coachella. The agency represents 20 of the 143 acts at this year’s festival....
  • Goldenvoice celebrates 30 years with punk rock festival GV30

     
    Goldenvoice Productions turns 30 next month, and the hugely influential Southern California concert promoter will celebrate with a series of concerts Dec. 16-18 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium that reach back to its roots as a champion of hard-core.....
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. TOWER OF POWER What makes Tower of Power so, well, powerful 40 years into its career is that it’s a band of true believers. There’s no nostalgia in the band’s storied horns,......