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Tag Archive: live rock gigs


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

Lost 80’s LIVE Brings A Fun Day Of Flashbacks To Long Beach

DJ Richard Blade I could never admit to liking any New Wave or Techno music as a teenager. I listened to bands like Metallica, Metal Church and a lot of other bands with the word "metal" in their name... READ MORE


The Fling Record Release @ Fingerprints Review

Just five days after their awesome acoustic set at Buskerfest, The Fling performed live at Fingerprints Records to celebrate the release of their new album "Mean Something." The album is available now... READ MORE

Wilmore 9 Film | Music | Art Festival In Review

 We had a great time at the 1st annual Wilmore 9 Film/Music/Arts Festival this past Sunday in downtown Long Beach. We covered a lot of ground and saw a lot of really great bands over the course of the... READ MORE

Tijuana Panthers – Fingerprints In-store Review

Tijuana Panthers took a break from their west coast tour tonight to play a special homecoming show at Fingerprints Music in Long Beach. A capacity crowd packed the popular East Village record store to... READ MORE

Matt Costa – Dancin’ In The Streets Event Review

  Long Beach's Summer and Music concert series got off to an incredible start tonight with the second annual Dancin' in the Streets event. This year's headliner was Brushfire Records' recording a... READ MORE

The Olms – Fingerprints In-store Review

  Pete Yorn Every once in awhile we will go to show knowing absolutely nothing about the band that we are seeing. Many times these turn out to be some of the most unforgettable nights of music. T... READ MORE

OLIO @ Di Piazza’s Lava Lounge Review

Olio live at DiPiazza's   Olio blasted into Di Piazza's tonight with their powerhouse mix of funk, pop, soul and rock. This was our first time seeing the band play live and what really blew us away wa... READ MORE

Palma Violets – Fingerprints In-store Review

About 30 seconds into the Palma Violets' in store concert Judy and I mouthed the words "Holy Shit" to each other at the exact same time. We simply could not believe what we were seeing and hearing. Th... READ MORE

Jimmy Eat World Celebrate Record Store Day In Long Beach

Wow what a day! Record Store Day is like Christmas morning for those of us that still love to collect physical music. In addition to all the limited edition vinyl offerings, many record stores also ha... READ MORE

BROADHEDS – Fingerprints In-Store Review

The Los Angeles based band Broadheds played a special in store performance at Fingerprints Records in Long Beach to celebrate the release of their self-titled debut album out now on Dangerbird Records... READ MORE

Rival Sons – Fingerprints In-Store Review

Rival Sons played a special homecoming show at Fingerprints Records in Long Beach. They were celebrating the US release of their Head Down record. We've already written extensively about the band's in... READ MORE

Yellow Red Sparks – Fingerprints In-Store Review

Every once in a while we go to a show and we are completely captivated by a band's performance. Tonight was one of those nights. Having just been crowned best Indie Band of 2012 by the OC Weekly, Yell... READ MORE

Wayne “The Train” Hancock – Concert Review

If you are tired of what passes as modern day country music you owe it to yourself to check out Wayne "The Train" Hancock. The authenticity of Wayne's writing and performing hearkens back to the tradi... READ MORE

Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys Concert Review

For nearly 25 years Big Sandy and His Fly Rite Trio have played their own brand of classic American roots music. They seamlessly blend rockabilly, western swing and traditional country into a freewhee... READ MORE

Allah-Las – Allah-Las (Self Titled) – Album Review

Mesmerizing is the first word that comes to mind after listening to this fantastic new album by the Allah-Las. We did a review of their Fingerprints Records in-store performance back in April and... READ MORE