This year, our sister papers the Dallas Observer and Houston Press teamed up to document the SXSW madness for you amusement and/or edification. Here are the 12 best shows and moments they saw.
See all our pictures from the Punk Rock Museum Opening. L.A. scenester icon Taquila Mockingbird made a heartfelt promise three decades ago to keep "keep punk alive," and she's been doing it pretty much everyday of her life since. It fuels her very existence. But this weekend, the writer/singer/arti ... More >>
20 Musicians We Will Miss R.I.P.
Lina LecaroZack Carlson and Bryan Connolly are voracious about movies and punk rock. According to NY music scene pioneer Richard Hell, "punk" stands for two things in our culture. First, "the possibility of pride and haven for kids rejected as worthless" and second, for "unhinged, violent, cr ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Fergie gets skankalicious performing with Slash at SSMF [See also Timothy Norris' slideshow "Sunset Strip Music Festival 2010"] Whether you're 20, 40 or 60 years old, grew up in Los Angeles or hopped right off the bus ala Axl Rose in "Welcome to the Jungle," if you're a music fan ... More >>
What to do in L.A., October 24-30
Jazz in L.A., April 25-May 1
Edited by Kateri Butler