Monthly Archives: August 2012

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LBI SHOWCASE: Tempest + Stars at Night + MiSLeD + Cody McAndrew @ Que Sera

The first LBI showcase of the fall is here with a female fronted line-up that will rock your face off! Join us for an all night dance party and show featuring: Tempest Stars at Night MiSLeD & Cody... READ MORE

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SoundWalk Stimulates The Senses In Downtown Long Beach

Now in its ninth year, SoundWalk, is an annual Long Beach art event produced by the artist group FLOOD. In a downtown area encompassing 4th Street and Linden Avenue, First Street and Elm Avenue, pure... READ MORE

The Dovelles

Oh, it's only the dreamiest collaboration from four of Long Beach's dreamiest ladies, Jenny Stockdale, Alyssandra Nighswonger, Mary McKeever and Tess Shapiro! The Dovelles are steaming down the track... READ MORE

Pebaluna – Sister Sara

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Buskerfest Closes Out Summer And Music With Beachwood Sparks, The Fling, And More!

Designed to be the pièce de résistance of SAM, BuskerFest stemmed from the notion that Long Beach’s untapped wealth of extremely talented musicians deserved a unique celebration all their own. It’s a... READ MORE

Karen Is Dead – Black And Blue

Black And Blue by Karen Is Dead

Shonen Knife Concert Review – Alex’s Bar – Long Beach, Ca – 8/12/2012

It's impossible not to smile while watching a Shonen Knife show. Watching them perform is like Christmas morning and your birthday all rolled into one. It's quite possibly the best day of your life. K... READ MORE

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Dealing With a Repair Tech

OK, so your amp just made a bad noise, blew its fuse, and there’s a bad smell coming out of it. You get a screwdriver, and look at the back of your amp. It says: “No user serviceable parts inside”, an... READ MORE

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City Denies Entertainment After 50 Years At The El Dorado Bar & Grill

For many on the OC/LB border The El Dorado is a beacon of food, fun, and live music in an otherwise nightlife deprived area of Long Beach. Recently, the place was purchased by new owners and after app... READ MORE

Icons Of Andria – Land Of Relics

Land Of Relics by IconsOfAndria

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So Many Wizards Interview With Nima Kazerouni

I got a chance to catch up with Nima Kazerouni from the band So Many Wizards who just released a brand new album called "Warm Nothing" which has been receiving a lot of acclaim. I talk with Nima about... READ MORE

Dancin’ In The Streets feat. Nick Waterhouse

Summer And Music unveil their newest summer dance party as part of their award winning concert series. With great food trucks, craft brews provided by Congregation, and music from DJ Dennis, DJ Lithua... READ MORE

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Long Beach Funk Festival Invades Downtown This Weekend

"As Funky as you wanna be!" The 4th annual Long Beach Funk Festival returns to the streets of downtown Long Beach on Saturday, August 18th with tons of music to listen to, beers to drink, and dancing... READ MORE

The Planet Pluto

The Planet Pluto is a three piece band out of Long Beach CA. They play Alternative/post punk Rock. The group consists of: Blair(Brandon) Hill on guitar/main vocals, Rocky Kratt on bass/backing vocals,... READ MORE

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Rhythm Lounge Fundraiser Saturday For A Fallen Friend

The Rhythm Lounge was hit with a tragedy some 3 weeks ago when Rhythm Lounge stage manager, right hand man, and all around awesome guy, Indio Garza slipped and fell from the second story balcony of th... READ MORE

Long Beach Caravan Trio @ Taste of The East Village

Long Beach Caravan Trio entertain hungry crowds well into the night for Taste of the East Village.