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Category: News


Hello, I hope you’re well.  I was hoping to get your thoughts on the Los Angeles-based Darkwave/Electropunk project Violent Vickie, who is releasing her new track  “SEROTONIN” on February 14. After to... READ MORE

tudors, Dead in Argentina, and Take Pictures at the Prospector February 6

tudors "Tudors is a powerhouse of a band, and if you head out to see them, steel yourself for one hell of a performance." Dead in Argentina https://www.fac... READ MORE

The Steel City Band performs at Lomita’s “Alehouse” on Friday 1/24 at 7:00 PM

The Venue: The Alehouse in Lomita is under new management and is forging its way into the fabric of the town. Specializing in Wine and Craft Beers, this local bar can easily become one of your new fav... READ MORE

Debut Album From Local Vocal Electronic Artist Dives Deep Into Emotion

Catharsis is the debut self-produced album of the Long Beach, CA based artist leo.moon. Coming after the release of the vaporwave EP 24/7 Incantations, and four years after the EP States of Matter und... READ MORE

2020 Taste of Mexico

Taste of Mexico returns June 27-28 in the Heart of Downtown Los Angeles A one of a kind curated festival Taste of Mexico appeals to all five senses with cuisine and libations from each of the 32 Mexic... READ MORE

¡Latin Food Fest! Celebrates its 8th Annual Culinary Classic

¡Latin Food Fest! Celebrates its 8th Annual Culinary Classic Tasking place at the LA State Historic Park in downtown Los Angeles, March 27-28, the 2020 festivities includes a kick-off party Latin Spir... READ MORE


My name is Amotokai. I live in Long Beach, Ca. I was born and raised in Long Beach. I enjoy listening to all types of music. I created Hip-Hop as a job. I try and put in 8 hours a day. Promoting or mi... READ MORE

Amotokai – Smile (Produced by: Louden)

This is a song about me mental illness and my struggle with alcohol in the past. If you are wondering what I am diagnosed with, it was Paranoid Schizophrenia and a recent evaluation stated Bi-polar sc... READ MORE

The Whisper Experience

This tribute show features many of the hits which cover the 50-year career of the legendary group The Whispers. This is a must-see performance from a unique vocalist, of our time with an old-school fl... READ MORE

Marvin ‘Sweet Bass’ Banks & TYGHTSHIP

TYGHTSHIP's mission is to not only to Perform a Great Show, but to leave their Audience Completely Entertained! The 5-piece group combines "Old School Funk", Smooth Contemporary Jazz, 80’s to 90's R... READ MORE

New Up and Coming Pop Music Artist in Orange County, California

Hey - Long Beach Independent, I represent Orange County, CA based Pop/R&B artist Ryan Ramirez. I’d love the opportunity for Ryan to be apart of - Long Beach Independent, and was wondering if you’d... READ MORE

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill (presented by International City Theatre)

Hello, Long Beach Independent music lovers! I am Julian Cao, the intern at International City Theatre at Long Beach. I am extending an invitation to each and every one of you to attend our upcoming mu... READ MORE

The Whisper Experience

A Tribute to the legendary group The Whispers

One High Five, Beardlip Album Release

Hey Long Beach Independent! This is David Sauer from the band One High Five. We are releasing our new album this week and would love a review. Check it out here: READ MORE

Make It Right

Epic XVIII is back at it again with their new single “Make it Right.” Their first release since their album “EPIC 18” in May, “Make it Right" sticks true to the band's ska style with an energetic horn... READ MORE

The Big Store

There is a new punk rock and roll band in town. The Big Store is looking to start playing all the cool Long Beach spots.