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Jody & Judy

We met over 15 years ago when we were booking rock bands for the Beachfest, a local music festival here in Long Beach, CA. Since then we have seen hundreds of shows together. This is our forum to talk about concerts, bands and records that we love in the hope that we can keep rock alive.


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The Cult Rock the Long Beach Grand Prix

Legendary British rock band The Cult played a career spanning set of high energy rock-n-roll at the 44th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The concert was held Saturday, April 14th in front of t... READ MORE

Cheap Trick Rock the Long Beach Grand Prix

Cheap Trick returned to the 2016 Long Beach Grand Prix to play Saturday's Rock n' Roar concert series in front thousands of adoring fans. The quartet had recently been enshrined in the Rock n' Roll Ha... READ MORE

FATHERS & SUNS ON NEW MUSIC, NEW BAND MEMBERS AND THE POWER OF THREE

Jody & Judy Timmerman - LBI:You released three new songs back on June 16th. Can you tell us about those three songs and the strategy of releasing three tracks at a time? Arturo Bandini) It sparked... READ MORE

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 alphabet... READ MORE

Swoon + Croon Recap: A Night With Jay & Derrick

Attempting to write about the experience of listening to Jay Buchanan on stage is a daunting task. It's like trying to explain metaphysics. Intensity, pristine tone and profound power are the closest... READ MORE

Weezer Live At Fingerprints Review

We have witnessed an array of incredible in-store shows at Fingerprints Music over the past 20 years or so. Heck, just two weeks ago we were lucky enough to be in the crowd for an intimate acoustic pe... READ MORE

RIVAL SONS CONTENDER FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR AT CLASSIC ROCK AWARDS

The most valuable export out of Long Beach you ask? Rock We're not talking about Petroleum Coke, we're referring to rock as in Rock n’ Roll in the form of Rival Sons. You don’t have to take our word f... READ MORE

INAUGURAL 1ST SATURDAYS MUSIC AT BIXBY PARK RECAP

What a great day for local music in Long Beach! The long dormant Bixby Park band shell received new life with the inaugural 1st Saturdays Music at Bixby Park. The shows are put together by local resid... READ MORE

Tijuana Panthers @ The Federal Underground Review

We have been waiting patiently for almost a year for a Tijuana Panthers show in Long Beach. The band's last hometown appearance was at Fingerprints Records last August for a record release party for t... READ MORE

INTERVIEW: FATHERS & SUNS TALK ABOUT THEIR NEW ALBUM “&” DUE SEPTEMBER 9TH

The Long Beach quartet Fathers & Suns recently announced the release date of the follow up to their acclaimed 2012 debut album "Mama Provides." Their new album titled "&" (pronounced "Ampersan... READ MORE

Dancin’ In The Streets In Review

Long Beach's Summer and Music concert series got off to a sensational start tonight with the Third Annual Dancin' in the Streets event. The free SAM kick off show moved to a new larger location on the... READ MORE

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Interview With Masks We Made

We recently had the great pleasure of interviewing the Long Beach band Masks We Made. The duo features the vocals and lyrics of Andrea Sepulveda and the guitar and bass of Nando. The DIY band released... READ MORE

Tijuana Panthers – Cherry Street

The Long Beach surf rock trio Tijuana Panthers have just released a brand new video for the song "Cherry St." The song is the first single from their brand new album Wayne Interest that will be releas... READ MORE

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James Intveld At Alex’s Bar – Concert Review

To call James Intveld a multi-talented artist would be an understatement. Not only is he an incredible singer, songwriter and musician, he also dabbles in acting and film making when he’s not busy mak... READ MORE

Paul Rodgers & Long Beach Independent Keep The Grand Prix Of Long Beach Rockin’

The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach has always been about more than just car racing. It has a tradition of ending it's Saturday festivities with a headlining musical act. This year not only was it an... READ MORE

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A Complete Guide To Record Store Day In Long Beach

Now in it's seventh year Record Store Day has become somewhat of a national holiday for record junkies everywhere. It's a celebration of brick and mortar stores that have become community hubs for loc... READ MORE