Monthly Archives: November 2013

Lady Dottie & The Diamonds @ Alex’s Bar 10.12.13

Hillgrass Bluebilly SoCal brought some of the best blues/roots that Long Beach has to offer at their monthly night at Alex's Bar. Here is a song by Lady Dottie & The Diamonds who have been called... READ MORE

Them Howling Bones (song 2) @ Alex’s Bar 10.12.13

Hillgrass Bluebilly SoCal brought some of the best blues/roots that Long Beach has to offer at their monthly night at Alex's Bar. Here is a song by Them Howling Bones.

Them Howling Bones @ Alex’s Bar 10.12.13

Hillgrass Bluebilly SoCal brought some of the best blues/roots that Long Beach has to offer at their monthly night at Alex's Bar. Here is a song by Them Howling Bones.

Dano Forte’s Jukejoint Freakshow @ Alex’s Bar 10.12.13

Hillgrass Bluebilly SoCal brought some of the best blues/roots that Long Beach has to offer at their monthly night at Alex's Bar. Here is opener Dano Forte and his Jukejoint Freakshow!

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RIOTstage Brings Rock & Roll Theatre To Bixby Knolls

RIOTstage, Long Beach's new Rock and Roll Theater company, is doing their second fundraising concert, "The Brit". This time around they are doing songs exclusively by British artists. For the first ha... READ MORE

Suburban Serfs

Suburban Serfs consists of four alumni of the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music doing what they love most, playing and playing loudly. Well versed in classical, jazz and latin music, they formed an alter... READ MORE

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Interview: Long Gone John of Sympathy For The Record Industry

My first exposure to Sympathy for the Record Industry was in 1989 when I began reading zines like Flipside and Maximum Rock n Roll.  Right away, I would notice the SFTRI ads and thought “that’s a stra... READ MORE

Crystal Antlers – We All Gotta Die

Long Beach Folk Revival In Review

We have been to a lot of music festivals this year but the 1st Annual Long Beach Folk Revival Festival was by far our favorite. Looking to fill the void left by the now defunct Rose Park Bluegrass Fes... READ MORE

Fathers & Suns – This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody – Talking Heads Cover)

Michael Solan – Eleven/Twelve/Thirteen

Brand new tracks from local singer/songwriter Michael Solan that ranges from lo-fi psych, to bluegrass and rock.

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The Importance of Self Care for Musicians

  It's a bit ironic that I hurt myself around the time I was planning on writing this article. I sprained my ankle carrying my bike down the stairwell of my apartment when a broken gate and a sli... READ MORE

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Thom Van – Volume I

The latest six-song collection by Long Beach singer-songwriter Thom Van glistens with a soothing combination of beauty and angst. This collection subtly displays a palette of influences from Built to... READ MORE

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TICKET CONTEST: Long Beach Folk Revival Festival

The Long Beach Folk Revival Festival is set to take place on November 16th, 2013 from 11am to 10pm along Historic Old Pine Avenue (between 6th & 7th street) in Downtown Long Beach, CA. This Folk... READ MORE

Paperplanes

Based in Long Beach, Paperplanes have been crafting their songs in studios and stages for over a decade. What originated as a lo-fi songwriting vehicle, has worked its way to being one of Los Angeles’... READ MORE

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TICKET CONTEST: Jah Polo & LB Liberators @ House of Blues Sunset

Long Beach reggae artist Jah Polo will be playing a special show at the House of Blues Sunset and we have a pair of tickets to one lucky winner! Hailing from Long Beach, CA on a mission bound for comp... READ MORE