In an exclusive to West Coast Sound, the Levitt Pavilions in Pasadena and MacArthur Park have revealed the lineups to their massive, free summer concert series -- almost 100 shows between the two venues.
This year features everything from Latin alternative to folk, indie and world music. Highlights ... More >>
Los Angeles TimesDiego GarciaBy Ryan Deto
Two close friends, 25-year-old Latino Diego Garcia and 26-year-old Latino Alfonso Nava, were coming home from a party in the early morning of February 13 when they were shot and killed in the 1800 block of Leighton Avenue.
Both were standing outside ... More >>
Ivan FernandezDiego Garcia
KCRW launched its first installment of its Summer Nights series in Pasadena with a
concert by artist Diego Garcia this past Saturday. KCRW DJ Anne Litt introduced Garcia
and his well-dressed backup band of musician friends to an adoring crowd that packed
the Europe ... More >>
Amber BoggsConcrete BlondeIf only there were movies and TV shows about vampires for songs like the ones on Bloodletting.
Oh, wait. There are. Few, though, are as truly dark and compelling as Concrete Blonde's seminal (so to speak) 1990 album, which gave the band its biggest hit in "Joey" and ... More >>
Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsCan it get any more real that Sharon Jones? Well, it can't get any more heartwarming.
The leading lady of the Dap-Kings is, after all, a rising star at 54, having shucked the uniforms of her previous careers (corrections officer at Rikers Island, and armor truck g ... More >>