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Amanda’s SD Concert Calendar 4/21-4/27

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I hope everyone had a wonderful and enjoyable Sunday yesterday. I myself spent it in recovery mode after going to three shows this week! Recovery for me included Mexican food, Netflix, napping, and some Chinese food. All in all, a great lazy Sunday. I do wish I had some kind of marshmallow goodness to munch on though.

Anyways, I hope you have rested up because this week is jam packed full of goodness! Apparently, Sunday is the night to be out with about nine different acts playing that evening. But don’t fret, if you can’t make something work on Sunday, The Reader on Tap show is an option for Friday with Transfer, Dead Feather Moon, and more. Or maybe you feel a little folky so some Miner and Spero on Monday night is more your scene.There’s also Kevin Martin on Wednesday or Shakey Graves on Saturday, or……

So. Much. To. Choose. From.

 

Monday: Miner, Spero @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Josh Damigo, Suzanne Harper and Mark Christopher Lawrence @ House of Blues Voodoo Stage at 7pm
AND: Weatherbox @ Soda Bar at 9pm

Tuesday: Teenage Exorcists @ The Hideout at 9pm
AND: Western Setting, The Rebound @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Infamous Stringdusters @ Belly Up at 8pm

Wednesday: Jeff Bridges and The Abiders @ Belly Up at 8pm
AND: Kevin Martin, Tim Connolly @ Lestats at 9pm
AND: Oliver Trolley @ Casbah at 9pm

Thursday: Three Of Clubs Tour feat: Terraplane Sun, Little Daylight, Flagship @ House of Blues at 8pm
AND: Sarah Jarosz @ Belly Up at 8pm

Friday: Reader on Tap feat: Transfer, Dead Feather Moon, The Creepy Creeps, Low Volts and The Schitzophonics @ North Park Theater at 6pm
AND: Daley @ House of Blues at 8pm
AND: Grand Tarantula @ The Whistlestop Bar at 9pm
AND: Bloodflowers @ The Merrow at 8pm

Saturday: Shakey Graves @ Soda Bar at 9pm
AND: Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers @ Belly Up at 9pm
AND: River City @ Tin Can Alehouse at 9pm
AND: Schroeder-Kelley with Moon Honey @ Bar Pink at 9pm
AND: Adams Ave. Unplugged @ Lestats at 12pm

Sunday: Trampled By Turtles @ Belly Up at 9pm- SOLD OUT
AND: Augustana, Twin Forks @ Soma at 7pm
AND: Eric Hutchinson @ House of Blues at 8pm
AND: Reignwolf, The Heavy Guilt @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Above Seclusion @ Epicenter at 3:30pm
AND: The Jim Jones Revue @ Soda Bar at 9pm
AND: Sunday Roundup feat: Two Wolves, Shake Before Us, and Octagrape @ Shakedown Bar at 7pm
AND: Adams Ave. Unplugged at 12pm
AND: Los Lonely Boys @ Casino Pauma Pavilion at 7pm

 

Keep in Mind:
April 28th- O.A.R. @ Belly Up
April 29th- O.A.R. @ Belly Up
May 2nd- Said the Whale @ Casbah
May 6th- Manchester Orchestra @ House of Blues
May 9th- Cherry Poppin’ Daddies @ Syucan Casino
May 15th- Journey and Steve Miller Band @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
May 17th- Augustana @ House of Blues
May 19th- Band of Skulls @ House of Blues
May 21st- The Unlikely Candidates @ Soda Bar
May 23rd- Against Me! @ House of Blues
May 24th- HELLOGOODBYE @ The Irenic
May 26th- Jamestown Revival @ Soda Bar
May 28th- Wildcat!Wildcat!, The Chain Gang of 1974 @ Casbah
May 30th- X-Fest @ Sleep Train Ampitheatre
June 1st- Pete Yorn @ Casbah
June 2nd- One Republic, The Script @ Sleep Train Ampitheatre
June 2nd- Lady Gaga @ Viejas Arena
June 6th- Neon Trees @ Humphreys
June 6th- Sunset Sessions Rock @ Belly Up
June 7th- Sunset Sessions Rock @ Belly Up
June 7th- Little Hurricane @ House of Blues
June 12th- Crash Kings @ Casbah
June 15th- Electric Six @ Casbah
June 22nd- The Milk Carton Kids @ Belly Up
June 25th- Vans Warped Tour @ Sleep Train Ampitheatre
June 30th- Devo @ Belly Up
July 30th- Mötley Crüe @ Sleep Train Ampitheatre
August 1-3- Lollapalooza @ Grant Park
August 6th- Arctic Monkeys @ Cal Coast Credit Open Air Theater
August 11th- The Head and The Heart @ North Park Theater
August 27th- Panic! at the Disco, Walk the Moon, Youngblood Hawke @ SDSU Open Air Theater
August 30th- Jack Johnson @ RIMAC Field
September 16th- Linkn Park and 30 Seconds to Mars @ Sleep Train Ampitheatre

Kristen’s 5 Most Anticipated Acts of Bonnaroo 2012

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  1. The Silent Comedy

Favored sons of San Diego have come a long way in the past year or so. To see their unique brand of ground-stomping, soul-stirring  folk rock at my favorite festival will be an unforgettable experience for sure,  one that I’m looking forward to more than any other at this year’s event.

Catch them Sunday 4pm at The Great Taste Lounge and again at 6:15 at The Sonic Stage.

 

2. Needtobreathe  

One of the best shows I’ve been to this year was Needtobreathe at Club Nokia. This band from South Carolina is absolutely perfect for the Bonnaroo audience. I can’t imagine anything but a tent-raising good time.

Catch them at Which Stage Friday at 2pm.

 

3. The Lonely Forest

I’ve been itching to see The Lonely Forest again since their record, Arrows, came out last year. This indie rock band from Anacortes, Washington puts on a great live show. I still regret missing them at SXSW two years ago…I will not let an opportunity to see The Lonely Forest pass me by again!

Catch them Thursday 5:30 at This Tent

 

 4. We Are Augustines 

I’m still buzzing off the We Are Augustines set at Coachella. These boys from Brooklyn made a great impression on me out in the desert. I’m sure they will cast a similar spell on the planes of Tenessee.

Catch them Saturday at The Great Taste Lounge at 10:40 and again on Sunday at the Sonic Stage at 2:15.

 

 5. St. Vincent

I love St. Vincent. Any chance I get to see Annie Clark perform, I will be front and center (well, as much front and center I can manage).

Catch them Friday 7:45 at That Tent

 

 

Other acts on my list to see:

 

See you at The ‘Roo!

 

~ Kristen

Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 5/21-5/27

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Just got back from the San Diego Safari Park. Such a fun experience! Two amazing facts I learned today. 1) the cheetahs have canine companions. Seeing the two creatures so disparate in my mind being so chummy was a tad mind blowing. 2) There are only 8 black rhinos in the world. They are all past reproductive age so there will never be more than 8, only less. I saw two of them walking around today. Again, mind blown.

I’m in San Diego for a conference where I will be presenting tomorrow. It’ll be an all-day affair, so I thought I’d get my calendar done and out early. If you’re in LA tonight (Saturday), I’d strongly recommend heading to Molly Malone’s to catch Zane Carney play at 10pm.

As for the rest of the week, here’s what I’ve got going on:

Monday: It’s a School Night at Bardot featuring Chappo (10pm)…FREE with RSVP
ALSO: Curtis Peoples and Haley Reinhart FREE at Hard Rock Cafe in Hollywood (8:30)
ALSO: Daniel Bedingfield FREE at The Hotel Cafe (9:30)
ALSO: Hell or High Water, Lady Sinatra, and more FREE at The Roxy (7pm)
ALSO: Matt Sucich and Songwriters in the Round at Room 5 (8, 9)

 

Tuesday: Lovers Drugs at Hemingways (10pm)
ALSO: Rocco Deluca at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: George Stanford at WitZend (10pm)
ALSO: Beck at The El Rey (8pm)
ALSO: Trampled by Turtles at The Fonda (8pm)

 

Weds: Whispertown at Bootleg Bar (8:30)

 

Thursday: Jon McLaughlin at The Troubadour (9:30)
ALSO: Novi Split FREE at Lot 1 Cafe (10pm)
ALSO: Hey Rosetta! And House For Lions at The Echo (8:30)
ALSO: Jared James Nichols and Franky Perez & The Truth at The Viper Room (8,9)
ALSO: Hot Water Music CD Release at The Satellite (10pm)
ALSO: Hugh Laurie at The El Rey (8pm)
ALSO: Kimbra at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (9pm)

 

Friday: Justin Hopkins at WitZend (11pm)
ALSO: Tim Halperin at Molly Malone’s (8:30)
ALSO: The Young Romans at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)

 

Saturday: Brian Travis at Molly Malone’s (9pm)

 

Sunday: rest

 

 

To Keep in Mind:
May 31st: Greg Laswell at The El Rey
June 3rd: Deas Vail at The Troubadour
June 5th and 6th: Ben Howard at The Troubadour
June 6th: The Cordovas at Saint Rocke
June 7-10th: Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN
June 13th and 14th: Phantom Planet at The Troubadour
June 16th: Thrice at Club Nokia
June 16th: Scissor Sisters at Hollywood Palladium
June 21st: Crash Kings at The Troubadour
June 23rd: Milo Greene at The Troubadour
June 25th: Graffiti6 at The Troubadour
June 29th: Fiona Apple at Hollywood Palladium
July 14th: Saint Motel at The El Rey
August 13th: The Kills at The El Rey

 

~ Kristen

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New Music Tuesday 4/10/12 Featuring Dead Sara, Scars on 45, Hoots & Hellmouth

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Another great week for new tunes. Here are some must have’s for your collection.

Dead Sara- Dead Sara

I’ve been loving this rock band from LA for so long, it’s hard to believe this album is just coming out now. The year isn’t even half over, but this will be one of the best albums to come out this year. Guarenteed. Get into it!

you can find the album here

 

 

 

Scars on 45- Scars on 45 

Another album I can’t believe isn’t out yet. I’ve been enjoying these Brits for several years now. I’m so happy they are finally getting the recognition they deserve. Haven’t heard the album yet, but I’m heading down to Long Beach tonight for the CD release party at Fingerprints and will be sure to pick it up there.

You can get it up here.

 

Hoots & HellmouthSalt

These Philly boys know how to put on a good show. I’m sure their new LP will be another must-have for my collection. You can listen to a stream of it here: http://www.hootsandhellmouth.com/index.php

Or just go ahead and download it here.

 

Other new albums to look into:

 

Listen! Learn! Love!

 

~ Kristen

Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 12/5-12/11

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I barely survived last week. I can’t remember the last time I pushed my poor body so hard for so long. I can’t say it was a bad week because it was peppered by some amazing musical experiences, but it’s not a good sign when going to a show is a “break” rather than the end of your day. But it is weeks like these that make me most thankful for great live music and its ability to get me through just about anything.

Here’s to hoping this week can be fabulous without the severe sleep deprivation!  Musically, there is a lot of promise. Friday I’m going to wish I could be in 10 places at once. Thankfully, my fave rockers Queen Caveat will also be making an appearance Weds night down in Hermosa Beach. They’ve been busy recording new music and I’ve been suffering withdrawals…

As for the rest, here’s my list:

 

Monday: Brian Wright at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: Sabrosa Purr FREE at Silverlake Lounge (9pm)
ALSO: Beverly Kills at Howl at The Moon in Universal City (10pm)
ALSO: It’s a School Night at Bardot featuring Daniel Lanois and Rocco Deluca…free with RSVP (10pm)
ALSO: Songwriters in the Round at Room 5 (9pm)

 

Tuesday: Maniac and The Postelles at Bootleg Bar (8:30,10:30)
ALSO: Benefit for Free The Slaves at The Hotel Café featuring Joe Purdy, Cary Brothers, The Rescues, The Makepeace Brothers, etc. (8pm)
ALSO: Me Talk Pretty at The Key Club (10:30)
ALSO: The Dahls at The Viper Room (9pm)
ALSO: Carina Round and Puscifer at The Orpheum (8pm)
ALSO: Beachwood Night FREE at The Piano Bar (9pm)

 

Weds: Queen Caveat FREE at The Shore Lounge in Hermosa Beach (9:30)
ALSO: Meiko at The Hotel Cafe (9:30)
ALSO: Scott Weiland at The El Rey (8pm)
ALSO: The Kooks at The Music Box (9pm)

 

Thursday: Ryan Cabrera at The Viper Room (midnight)
ALSO: The Kooks at The Music Box (9pm)

 

Friday: Jon McLaughlin and Stephen Kellogg at The Key Club (9, 10:15)
ALSO: Queen Caveat and Kevin Martin at The Viper Room (11, 8pm)
ALSO: The Silent Comedy at Villian’s Tavern (?)
ALSO: The Elizabeth Kill at Molly Malone’s (8:30)
ALSO: Camp Freddy at The Roxy (9pm)
ALSO: Sara Bareilles and Joshua Radin at The Palladium (7:30)
ALSO: The Belle Brigade at McCabe’s (8pm)
ALSO: William Elliot Whitmore and Trampled by Turtles at The Troubadour (9,10)
ALSO: The Chris Robinson Brotherhood at The El Rey (8pm)

 

Saturday: Quiet Mind, Soul Puppet, The Young Royals, and Roman Candle Wars at Molly Malone’s (8pm)
ALSO: Aimee Mann Christmas Show at The Wiltern (8pm)
ALSO: Sugarcult at Chain Reaction in Anaheim (7pm)
ALSO: KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Gibson Amphitheater featuring Incubus, Bush, Chevelle, New Found Glory, etc.

 

Sunday: Satellite Holiday Recital and Toy Drive FREE at The Satellite featuring Steven Wikin (Vanaprasta), Useless Keys, Rob Kolar & Lauren Brown (He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister), etc. (7pm)
ALSO: Odd Us and Parker Ainsworth at The Hotel Cafe (8,9)
ALSO: Brandi Carlile at Broad Stage in Santa Monica (?)
ALSO: KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Gibson Amphitheater featuring The Black Keys, Cage the Elephant, Death Cab for Cutie, Florence + The Machine, Mumford & Sons, The Naked and Famous, etc.

 

Advance Notice NEXT MONDAY: High Voltage Holiday Party at On the Rox featuring Zero 1, The Active Set, Suddyn, and Bethpage Black (8pm)

 

 

To Keep in Mind:
December 14th: Deas Vail and Lakes at The Roxy
December 16th: Camp Freddy at The Roxy
December 16th: Oh Land at The El Rey
December 16th: Forrest Day at Molly Malone’s
December 16th: Chris Cornell at The Orpheum Theater
December 16th: Hotel Café Christmas Party night 1
December 17th: Hotel Café Christmas Party night 2
December 17th: Tori Amos at The Orpheum Theater
December 18th: Tori Amos at The Orpheum Theater
December 23rd: Camp Freddy at The Roxy
December 31st: Semi Precious Weapons at The Roxy
January 12th: Milk Carton Kids at The Largo
January 29th: Tyrone Wells at Saint Rocke
January 31st: Atomic Tom at Bootleg Bar
Feb. 2nd: Mutemath at Club Nokia
Feb. 14th: Twin Atlantic and You Me at Six at The Troubadour
March 9th: William Fitzsimmons at The Troubadour
March 13th-18th: SXSW (Austin, TX)
March 24th: Ani DiFranco at The Orpheum Theater

~ Kristen

 

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