K. Flay (Irving Plaza)

  Irving Plaza | New York, NY | March 19, 2018 | Words & Photos: Cortney Armitage | K.Flay tore it up at her sold-out show at Irving Plaza, no easy feat on a Monday night in the heart of New York City. We’ve been following Ms. Kristine Flaherty’s musical journey for years now, so when the lights went low […]

Talib Kweli (Regent Theatre)

The Regent Theatre | Los Angeles, CA | March 7, 2018 | Words & Photos: Chris Camargo | Talib Kweli came through the Regent Theatre in Downtown LA on his Radio Silence Tour. Radio Silence also being the title of his 16th album, which – as with all of Talib’s music – displays the gap that exists between him and all other […]

ZZ Ward (Fonda Theatre)

The Fonda Theatre | Los Angeles, CA | March 12, 2018 | Photos: ZB Images | Los Angeles is as fine a city as any to end a 6-week tour, and so it was for saucy, soulful and clearly having a good time ZZ Ward at the Fonda Theatre. Clearly because with choice songs from her debut, Til the Casket Drops […]

Dreamers & The Wrecks (Belasco Theatre)

The Belasco Theater | Los Angeles, CA | March 10, 2018 | Photos: Emery Becker | On the road with New Politics, Los Angeles-by-way-of-New York City trio Dreamers (Nick Wold, Marc Nelson and Jacob Wick) made a hometown stop at the Belasco Theatre in downtown LA and – once again – proved two things to fans and unfamiliars alike: that they’re a […]

Amy Shark (The Troubadour)

The Troubadour | Los Angeles, CA | February 20, 2018 | Photos: Chris Camargo |   What is it about Australia’s Amy Shark that has engaged the hearts and minds of so many that, with only her 6-song Night Thinker EP and a few odd singles under her belt, the indie-pop angel is selling out shows throughout the United States […]

The Lone Bellow (Fonda Theatre)

The Fonda Theatre | Los Angeles, CA | March 4, 2018 | Photos: ZB Images | There’s just something about the Lone Bellow. Something about the elegant three-part harmony spell that Zach Williams, Kanene Donehey Pipkin and Brian Elmquist weave. Something about their warm-blooded indie folk that feels like an emotional revelation. With their freshly released third album, Walk Into A Storm, the […]

Queens Of The Stone Age (The Forum)

The Forum | Los Angeles, CA | February 17, 2018 | Words & Photos: ZB Images | The newly freshened Forum was packed full on Saturday night for those desert kings, Queens of The Stone Age. The memory of Josh Homme’s slight break in judgement this past winter at the same venue during KROQ’s Acoustic Christmas was – perhaps – still a […]