Rock, Roll, Soul: Vintage Trouble At The Troubadour

The Troubadour | Los Angeles, CA | November 15, 2018 | Words & Photo: Jessica Stell | On an average night in Los Angeles, there is always much to do and show sacrifices to make, but you always know that a good time is going to happen when Vintage Trouble are involved. That’s because these hometown heroes know how to put on […]

The Struts Prove Bulletproof, Baby, At Bowery Ballroom

Bowery Ballroom | New York, CA | October 3, 2018 | Photos: Cortney Armitage | Words: Fred Sahai |   “No one tells me what I can and cannot fucking do!” declared Luke Spiller, the androgynous frontman of the UK glam rock band The Struts, to the second sold-out crowd that he and bandmates Adam Slack (guitar), Jed Elliott (bass), and […]

Music Family Takes Over The Moroccan Lounge For Wolf Bay’s Single Release Party

Moroccan Lounge | Los Angeles, CA | July 29, 2018 | Photos: Chris Camargo | It was a single release party and a fundraiser but – possibly of the greatest importance – it was also a gathering more familial than not. On Sunday night Los Angeles and the Moroccan Lounge welcomed music industry veteran Dean Passarella’s new artist incarnation, Wolf Bay (whose […]

DREAMERS LAUNCH at Harvard & Stone

Harvard & Stone | Los Angeles, CA | July 12, 2018 | “I’m going to enjoy the hell out of this moment: I invite you to do the same.” Nick Wold (DREAMERS) Thanks for the invitation Nick and, as a matter of fact, we absolutely did enjoy the hell out of ourselves. Secret/invitation-only shows happen all of the time here […]

Until The Ribbon Breaks (The Peppermint Club)

The Peppermint Club | Los Angeles, CA | December 7, 2017 | Photo Credit: Kristen Coveleskie “I’ve made a schoolboy error.” Pete Lawrie-Winfield admitted midway through the set. “I forgot to put a microphone at the keyboard.” A minor logistical lapse easily rectified and even more easily forgiven considering the circumstance: that circumstance being this was Los Angeles-by-way-of-Cardiff, Wales Until The […]

Mondo Cozmo (El Rey Theatre)

El Rey Theatre | Los Angeles, CA | September 26, 2017 | Photo Credit: Emery Becker It was Mondo Cozmo’s first hometown show after having spent half of the year on the road thrashing about on stages in Europe and the U.S. After taking the stage and powering through a batch of songs,the first spoken words out of Josh Ostrander’s […]

The Hunna (Fonda Theatre)

The Hunna | Fonda Theatre (Los Angeles, CA) | November 3, 2016 | Photo Credit: Amanda Bard | The Hunna may be from the UK, but by the time the rock quartet took the stage at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, they had been in town long enough to know how to cater to the LA crowd. They focused on the […]