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Local Show Pick of the Week: Alex’s Bar 15th Anniversary featuring Rocket from the Crypt and special guests

January 28, 2015 10:00 am Published by Comments Off on Local Show Pick of the Week: Alex’s Bar 15th Anniversary featuring Rocket from the Crypt and special guests

Our beloved Alex’s Bar is celebrating 15 great years in Long Beach with a weekend long bash headlined by punk inspired rock band, Rocket from the Crypt. The festivities will take place Friday and Saturday and have a rotating…

Local Musicians Enter NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Contest

January 26, 2015 8:43 am Published by Comments Off on Local Musicians Enter NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Contest

Recently NPR radio launched an online video contest that encouraged local musicians to record their own “Tiny Desk Concert” for a chance to play the real thing live on NPR. Here are some great submissions from Long Beach musicians. Bearcoon

Bearwulf

January 20, 2015 9:05 am Published by Comments Off on Bearwulf

Bearwulf is a Long Beach based power trio that has a reputation for vigorous live performance and intensity. The rhythmic foundation of the band, drummer Kevin Kablau, is a power house of hard hitting, yet funk filled lines that keep…

Long Beach Folk Revival Festival Video Recap

January 12, 2015 9:43 am Published by Comments Off on Long Beach Folk Revival Festival Video Recap

The Long Beach Folk Revival Festival made a big jump to the larger location of Rainbow Lagoon Park and added more music, more dancing, more vendors, and more FUN! Over 25 Folk & Roots music acts played this year and…

Local Show Pick of the Week: Highlands, Zig Zags, Banquet, and Babylon Sweethearts @ Harold’s Place

January 11, 2015 11:44 pm Published by Comments Off on Local Show Pick of the Week: Highlands, Zig Zags, Banquet, and Babylon Sweethearts @ Harold’s Place

Our sleepy gem of a neighbor, San Pedro, is going to get loud on Friday night at Harold’s Place with serious psych, punk, rock n’roll heaviness. Long Beach locals, Highlands, will be shredding along side San Francisco’s, Banquet,…

Big Bad Rooster – I Do Not Give A Damn

January 7, 2015 2:21 pm Published by Comments Off on Big Bad Rooster – I Do Not Give A Damn

The boys of the Big Bad Rooster have certainly come quite a ways in the last few years! We have been big fans of Michale Solan as well as Camilo Barahona and this new EP really exemplifies what they band…

Top 10 Local Shows Of 2014

January 5, 2015 9:04 am Published by Comments Off on Top 10 Local Shows Of 2014

2014 was a fantastic year for live music in Long Beach. From large festivals to small club shows there seemed to be something for everyone. Here’s our list of the 10 best shows of the year in alphabetical order. Jay