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Tag Archive: local music

Suns of Jimi & Their Music Fireworks – Alex’s Bar, June 13th – Show/Band Review

While Long Beach was thriving with the masses in town for Ink-N-Iron, so was the music scene and Alex’s Bar did not disappoint. Hometown favorites, Suns of Jimi, took the stage a little after 11pm to... READ MORE

Local Show Pick Of The Week: LB “Irish For A Day” St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Come to Pine as we usher in a new celebration for St Patrick's Day in Long Beach for 2015. The Long Beach "Irish For A Day" Parade is a unique take on the traditional St. Patrick's Day parade and will... READ MORE

Third Thursday’s Continue With The Moderates

Long Beach Independent in association with the Renaissance Hotel Long Beach are happy to present our second installment of the "Third Thursdays: Premier Local Music Night". On the Third Thursday of ea... READ MORE

Local Show Pick of the Week: First Fridays Holiday Edition

There are few places in the city, or anywhere, where you can listen to over 15 local bands, see tons of great local art, shake hands with a council member,  encounter a stilt walker, a juggling ice cr... READ MORE

Folk Revival First Fridays To Give You A Preview Of What’s To Come

First Friday's have become a staple event for the Bixby Knolls area of Long Beach. Live music abounds all along Atlantic Avenue and the best part is it is all supported by the local businesses. This F... READ MORE

RAINMAN – Live at Porch Party Records

The digital release of Rainman - Live at Porch Party Records Volume 1 releases today June 17th and is available to download for FREE until June 24th. Coming Soon: Joel Jasper - Live at Porch Party Rec... READ MORE

Where We Bought Our Records in Long Beach in the 1940s

In an other-than-exhaustive search and because nobody really asked, the earliest reference I've been able to find for a place to acquire new records (78s) in Long Beach was at the cleverly named Recor... READ MORE


TICKET CONTEST: West Coast BBQ Classic

Grill masters from around the country will gather at the Queen Mary’s Waterfront Events Park to compete for the title of West Coast’s BEST BBQ. Let your taste buds rage over which barbecue style is ki... READ MORE

XO – Heart (full album)

New album by Long Beach based XO called "Heart" now out on Equal Vision Records. Check out this full album stream with visuals on their youtube!


The American Daisycutters Make The Long Beach Music Scene EXPLODE

Often times there are music sub-genres that go smoldering along the edge of the massive fire that is a music scene and although they can be seemingly innocuous, they also have the ability to make musi... READ MORE

Froggy Eyes

Froggy Eyes is Justin Janer's electronic solo project. Inspired by bands such as Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, New Order, Slowdive, My Bloody Valentine, Sonic Youth, Quasi, and others, Justin creates his o... READ MORE


Local Show Pick Of The Week: The Best Of Album Attack: Feat. Local Musicians Covering Classic Albums

This Saturday, February 15th your favorite local watering hole Alex's Bar will host "The Best of Album Attack". Album Attack is where local musicians team together and execute inspirational albums fro... READ MORE

Rival Sons’ New Album: Exclusive Behind The Scenes Video

Long Beach based Rival Sons guitarist Scott Holiday takes you on a tour round LCS studios Nashville where they are working on their new album, due Spring 2014 on Earache Records.


Don’t You Dare Ask The Rocking Trio of Ask Alice To Play With Dolls



EXCLUSIVE: Spare Parts For Broken Hearts Delivers Ear Candy Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Sarah Green & Laurita Guaico love Long Beach, have "the music your lover should buy you for Valentine's Day" and are looking forward to going all out with their own version of "girl band" on stage... READ MORE


Dengue Fever Opens New Federal Underground Venue With A Bang

Friday, January 17th marked the opening night of the Federal Underground music venue run by the Knitting Factory. Located in the basement of The Federal Bar on Pine Avenue in Downtown Long Beach, the... READ MORE