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The Ghost Wolves Are Haunting Long Beach Tonight

Austin Texas duo The Ghost Wolves  take the stage tonight at Alex's Bar.  They share the night with Rubedo, Rufrano, and  Dennis Robicheau.  According to the band's FB page - The Ghost Wolves met in 2... READ MORE

Local Show Pick of the Week: Alex’s Bar 15th Anniversary featuring Rocket from the Crypt and special guests

Our beloved Alex’s Bar is celebrating 15 great years in Long Beach with a weekend long bash headlined by punk inspired rock band, Rocket from the Crypt. The festivities will take place Friday and Satu... 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

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

Fiddle & Pine At DiPiazza’s – Kicking The Blue Out Of The Grass – Show/Band Review

If there is one thing that Long Beachians have learned from last year's first Long Beach Folk Revival Festival, it is that the musical blood of some of the most truly original alternative countrified... READ MORE

RIOTstage Conquers Bad Weather in a Stunning Show

[slideshow id=158] RIOTstage brings us yet another wonderful Rock filled production starring many of Long Beach's most talented musicians. Led by the well-known and multi-talented Joshua Fischel, RIOT... READ MORE


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


Ticket Contest: Steve Gunn Living Room Show

  Steve Gunn is one of the select few effectively filling the void left behind by the likes of John Fahey, Davey Graham, Robbie Basho, Nick Drake and Jack Rose.  Further listening reveals the inf... READ MORE


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

The Prostitutes – The Final Cuts, Unreleased LP

Travis – Fingerprints In-store Review

We are simply blown away by the quality in-store performances that Fingerprints Records continues to book. Tonight's show was by far one of the best we've seen. The Scottish band Travis stopped by the... READ MORE


5th Annual Long Beach Buskerfest Full Line-up

Summer And Music is back to the East Village for the fifth annual BuskerFest - when some of the best bands in and around Long Beach come off the stage to pay homage to their brethren street musicians... 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

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

Long Beach record shop Fingerprints keeps grip on Record Store Day

A dark, early morning sky greeted a long line of bundled kids and adults in Long Beach as they waited for Record Store Day to officially start. The string of people crept along Fourth Street and snake... READ MORE