IMPORTANT NOTICE: LBI has served the Long Beach community for many years, but due to lack of community support this site will be shutting down January 1st, 2020

Monthly Archives: August 2015

Matteran Ghost – Another Life EP

New Blues Festival Continues The Tradition This Weekend

Carrying the torch of tradition The New Blues Festival II, is taking place over two big days,Saturday, September 5 and Sunday, September 6, in El Dorado Regional Park, 7550 E. Spring St. Gates open at... READ MORE

Review of The Budrows at Alex’s Bar: Genuine Hoot and a Holler

Ever wonder what fire and brimstone sound like? Two words. The Budrows.  On Saturday, August 22nd they played one of their last Southern California gigs with Jesse “El Gato” Borden--on harmonica--at A... READ MORE

King Jomo

King Jomo is an artist currently living in Long Beach trying to reach out to all the youth suffering from depression and other mental illnesses society likes to tuck away, with the track Stay G0ld, Ki... READ MORE

Smokin Len Frazier feat. Mister MaXX – By Now

Smokin Len Frazier and Mister MaXX are apart of A label/movement called "Topshelf Airlines" . The movement is Positive, showing you don't have to be a thug to be accepted, And also to rise above what... READ MORE

Chadwick Bishop & The Master Plan @ Third Thursdays: Premier Local Music Night

The Renaissance Hotel in downtown Long Beach has been supporting local music through a partnership with LBI. We have been doing our Third Thursdays: Premier Local Music Nights there since the beginnin... READ MORE


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

Local(ish) Show Pick of the Week: Chicano Batman and Rudy de Anda @ El Rey

The El Rey may not be in Long Beach but it is certainly close enough to cruise to in order to support some of our favorite psych-rock bands. This Friday, August 28, Chicano Batman, Rudy de Anda, and L... READ MORE


Long Beach, California producer UNDOCUMENT has set a peculiar goal for his eighteen track release Pleasures that most other artists would probably take for granted: write music that people pay attenti... READ MORE

Sunflower Dead’s New Single “Dance With Death”

Long Beach-based Sunflower Dead is creepy. Simple as that sentence may seem, it is undeniably true. From lead vocalist Michael Del Pizzo’s black-veined head to lead guitarist Jaboo’s bloodied eyes, Su... READ MORE

TICKET CONTEST: Win Tickets To Shoreline Jam w/ Matisyahu & More

Don’t miss the fifth annual Shoreline Jam at the Queen Mary waterfront events park happening Labor Day weekend, September 5 & 6. Say sayonara to summer at the hottest all ages Labor Day party unde... READ MORE

EXCLUSIVE: Suburban Serfs Set to Release New Album

Suburban Serfs have been working on new tracks over the last year at 3 Pt. Studios with engineer/producer/owner Brian Frederick. The band released their debut album last year and consist of Patrick O'... READ MORE

4th Saturday Swing: Camp Hollywood Kickoff!

If you’re looking for it, a walk around downtown Long Beach can show you evidence of an important window in time. The era between the 1920s and the 1940s was one of our city’s most significant develop... READ MORE

Local Show Pick of the Week: I/O, Furcast, and Toy [email protected] The Prospector

Tonight, August 20, The Prospector hosts an eclectic night of music featuring some of the most creative minds in the city. The newly formed I/O features members from Wild Pack of Canaries and Free Mor... READ MORE

Familiar Trees – Words To Say

Eye The Realist – iDream

New single from local band Eye The Realist