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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Local Show Pick of the Week: NYE in Downtown Long Beach

Sponsored and produced by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), New Year’s Eve in Downtown Long Beach will start at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31 and culminate with a midnight countdown, follo... READ MORE

Porch Party Records Takes Over The Echo!

The ultimate Long Beach homies, Porch Party Records, are taking over The Echo in Echo Park and it's destined to be a blow out. The special musical guests will consist of Rudy De Anda, Thee Commons, Gh... READ MORE

Sharp Skills – If You Try ft. Gwendolyn Phillips

The latest video from local emcee Sharp Skills entitled "If You Try" features his mother singing the hook for a very good reason. The song encourages men to dream and love again no matter what they fa... READ MORE

Jay Spades – In Your Head

Jvst Maurice – The Warm Up

Local Show Pick of the Week: bobby blunders and Mendee Ichikawa

4th Street Vine, where everyone knows your name, is putting on yet another banger of a show tonight with bobby blunders and Mendee Ichikawa, one part of Free Moral Agents. This show is FREE, as always... READ MORE

LB Music Collective – Santa​-​mental 2014: Holiday Party Mix

Just in time for the holidaze a local collective of musicians release an album of Christmas songs that are familiar, yet homegrown. Enjoy!

Local Show Pick of the Week: Santoros Homecoming Show

Stop into Alex's Bar this Thursday, December 18th, for a night of psych rock with Mexico's, Santoros!  The night will also feature Colleen Green, The ABIGAILS and L.A. WITCH!! Event Info Doors at 9pm.... READ MORE

SLIDESHOW: 6th Annual Secret Santa’s Toy Drive

Our 6th Annual Secret Santa's Toy Drive was tons of fun! We had some amazing bands and we raised well over 150 toys at this years drive. Thanks to everyone that came out and all the bands that donated... READ MORE

Local Show Pick of the Week: Rock ‘n’ Roll with a Purpose

Two of Long Beach's most anticipated holiday musical events are happening this week: The LBI Secret Santa Toy Drive and The Greater California Holiday Choir. The LBI Secret Santa Toy Drive will take p... READ MORE

Repeater – Lonely

Ugly Duckling – Last Minute Shopping LB based hip hop group Ugly Duckling has been killing it for years and while they don't play much in Long Beach anymore this is a cool video and song that is perfect for th... READ MORE

Long Beach City Kids: Galantis – Runaway (U & I) [LBCK Remix]

Hearts Like Lions – I’m Not Running Away From This

Join the guys of Hearts Like Lions at Makai Coffee shop in Long Beach TONIGHT to hangout and listen to the EP with the band. The fun starts at 6! See you all there.

Joel Jasper – Glowing Faces

6th Annual Secret Santa’s Toy Drive Directly Benefits Local Kids The 6th Annual Secret Santa's Toy Drive is all about giving back to the LOCAL community! For the last 5 years all the people that make Long Beach Independent possible have... READ MORE