Category: Featured

Blind Boy Paxton Rides Blue Wave at Don The Beachcomber’s

On Thursday May 11th, 2017 Don the Beachcomber hosted Chino Slingslide’s euro-boogie guitar as well as Blind Boy Paxton’s finger-style picking and southern vaudevillian narratives. Chino’s set was lik... READ MORE

Long Beach Pirate Video: Episode 31 feat. Furcast & The Latest Craze

Episode #31 is all about new school meeting old school. We first hit up the Federal Bar Long Beach Tall Robot 420 show rocking out to the psychedelic trap funk jazz of Furcast (New School). Then we hi... READ MORE

DCHAV debut single “ALL THE LIGHT” shines brightly

All the Light is the first collaborative track from Long Beach Dream Rock group, DCHAV. Fronted by Long Beach musician, Daniel Chavez (Karl?, Thy Squid, Big Sun) DCHAV is fresh on the scene with a dre... READ MORE

MASH – Solid

MASH (San Diego, CA) - Solid. Prod. by Rez!n (@rezinstrumentals) Check Out MASH's latest Vlog Maintaining 6 - https://youtu.be/5sfXwP_b7ck?t=1m24s http://torchcarriers.com/ https://www.instagram.com/m... READ MORE

Radio Hearts – Daytime Man EP

Listen to the new EP from local band Radio Hearts called Daytime Man. Long Beach based group with a mix of Buzzcocks, Generation X, Jam and Undertones.

Baast – Bazaar

New video for the title track from our current LP - BAZAAR. Featuring the Maha and Company dance troupe. Big thanks to Scott Heustis for video compilation/editing and a special thanks to Sean Robertso... READ MORE

Long Beach Pirate Video: Episode 30 Feat. Seek The Freek, Meow Twins, Nectarines

For the Big 30, Long Beach Pirate Video goes to 4th Street to feel the indie rock vibe of Seek the Freek, to a New Year's Eve House Party moshing with Meow Twins, to 'ain't nuthin but a Porch Party' s... READ MORE

half•alive Release Debut EP & Video “the fall”

Remember The Moderates? We first posted about them in 2013 with their album "Colour" which made our Top 10 Local Albums of 2013 and while the band has since broken up, lead singer Josh Taylor has been... READ MORE

Lucero To Headline Folk Revival Festival 2017; Billy Joe Shaver & More

In its 5th year the Long Beach Folk Revival Festival returns on September 16, 2017 from 11am to 10pm to the beautiful seaside location of Rainbow Lagoon Park. With views of the historic Queen Mary, pl... READ MORE

Bonnie Raitt and More Performing in Long Beach in 2017

Finding out where your favorite bands are performing doesn't have to be difficult. When it comes to the venues in Long Beach, you can guarantee that you'll have access to some of the best top-name per... READ MORE

New Music, New Stories, and New Shows for Bearcoon

For any band’s rock n’ roll story to be great, it has to include the stars aligning just so in order for some magic to take place. The tale of Indie Duo Bearcoon’s Long Beach story goes like this: Onc... READ MORE

Bluegrass Jam Session: Featuring Calistoga Falls

Feel warm and cozy? You will if you visit The Red Leprechaun--a charismatic Irish pub. Partly due to its local frequenters and lively musicians. On December 8th, 2016 lads and lasses huddled in a circ... READ MORE

Missing Words – Memories

The Ghost Wolves Are Haunting Long Beach Tonight

Austin Texas duo The Ghost Wolves  take the stage tonight at Alex's Bar.  They share the night with Rubedo, Rufrano, and  Dennis Robicheau.  According to the band's FB page - The Ghost Wolves met in 2... READ MORE

Folk Revival Festival Gets Gritty at Rainbow Lagoon Park

Saturday September 17, 2016 -- My bicycle wheels spun on the road until I reached the Folk Revival Festival (FRF) grounds. Free bicycle valet? Yes please. The lineup of independent Bluegrass, Country,... READ MORE

Jim Fisk Jazztet: Get Fused at Portfolio Coffeehouse

Jim Fisk Jazztet played cool sounds at Portfolio on Friday night. Their set had an interesting lineup of original material with a few covers tossed in. The quartet--guitar, bass, drums, sax--has an un... READ MORE