Category Archives: Festival

Get out to the movies

June means summer and summer means movies but if you’re like me you  might just be sick of comic book film and explosions.  Here are a few choices for this weekend and of course they’re music themed. The following films will be shown as part of the LA Film Festival   The Music of Strangers […]

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Got Out Halloween Edition

Halloween is here which is great news as everyone tries to outdo each other to create the ultimate Halloween experience.  Here are a few things you might want to do after you’ve raided your kids Halloween treats.  Click on the photos to get all the information. Queens of The Stone Age are doing it up […]

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Summer Music Festivals

Well Coachella’s two week blowout is over.  Perhaps you want more, perhaps you want something that doesn’t sell out the day it goes on sale. Perhaps you need to escape from your family.  Fear not! Here are five festivals that promise to help you out with your summertime blues.  Sasquatch at The Gorge in Washington State and […]

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Get Out

Confession:  I’m old.  I have zero interest in Coachella.  I have zero tolerance for the the crowds, the  long lines and  I shake my fist  at those damn kids who have been set free from their parents  for a weekend of debauchery.   This recent skit from Portlandia really nails it. ; That said, I’m […]

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Get Out

It’s the First Friday of the month so head on down to The Natural History Museum for learning about evolution and modern life and a talk on LA’s wildlife and then some eating at the many food trucks and then some boogieing to the music of indie pop/rocker Mikal Cronin. His album MCII is pretty […]

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Get Out

Despite the horrible name, Tarfest sounds like it could be a nice hang in the Miracle Mile on Saturday.   Sponsored by radio station 88.5  KCSN and billed as a music and art festival at The La Brea Tar Pits, this free event promises music by SAINT MOTEL, NIGHTMARE AIR,  ECHOSMITH, TAPIOCA AND THE FLEA and IRONTOM, There’s also live painting […]

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Get Out

Do you like Tattoos and Cars and punk rock? Do you like celebrating your passion on a big boat?  Well this weekend you’re in luck as the Ink ‘N Iron Festival at The Queen Mary take place.  Iggy & The Stooges, Rocket From The Crypt, Bad Brains and Wanda Jackson are among the music highlights. […]

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SXSW Radio

Sure your Pandora, Spotify and Rdio’s of the internet world will be at SXSW but only terrestrial radio will bring you the local flavor of the SXSW experience. I was listening this morning to KUTX when they suddenly decided to cut from their music programming to an impromptu show given by Austin legends True Believers. […]

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Weekend In LA

It’s Halloween weekend so put the finishing touches on your Honey Boo  Boo or Zombie Honey Boo Boo costumes and strut your stuff at one or more of the following events. There is nothing more theatrical, awesome and spectacular than Mexican Masked Wrestling, throw in striptease and comedy and it’s a can’t miss proposition.   […]

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Weekend In LA

Community music festivals are awesome.  They’re cheap.  There’s always good eating, it’s a chance to discover good local bands and it’s a great chance to support and discover a part of LA you might not usually visit.  I’m continually amazed at how vast Los Angeles is….Michelle Shocked was so right in the song “Come A […]

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