Now in its sixth year, the Sunset Strip Music Festival attracts sweaty denizens to Sunset Boulevard every summer, many dressed in leather pants and other hair metal-era duds. The entertainments include food trucks, booze, and a long list of bands, who play on outdoor stages and at the indoor venues ... More >>
She don't give a damn 'bout her bad reputation, which is why Joan Jett is the official honoree at the Sunset Strip Music Festival this year, West Coast Sound can exclusively announce. The fest takes place August 1-3 and Linkin Park, the headliner, is the only other announced performer so far. Past ... More >>
On a small grass field, a group of young students walk in a row lugging paint cans. Last Saturday, early in the morning, some of the younger members of A Place Called Home -- a South Los Angeles non-profit organization that helps 8-to-20-year-olds through mentoring, art classes and more -- gather ex ... More >>
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Lina Lecaro This drummer definitely gets some. LA hook-ups and hang-outs played a major role in the forthcoming release by Travis Barker, "Can A Drummer Get Some," his hip-hop heavy solo debut featuring a who's who of rap superstars: Lil Wayne, Kid Cudi, Snoop Dogg, Lupe Fiasco, Pharell, RZA ... More >>
KROQ brings back everyone's favorite Sex Pistol radio jock. Will they allow Steve Jones to be his burpy self?
This Sunday saw Steve Jones, the radio DJ Los Angeles misses the most, present his Jonesy's Jukebox live on air for the first time in nearly two years. LA Weekly was invited into the KROQ studio to capture the moment so many have longed for, and we watched the Sex Pistol sail through his two hour sh ... More >>
Erin BroadleyGet Busy CommitteeHip-hop group Get Busy Committee has no shortage of back-up these days. At yesterday's pre-party to hype tonight's May 12 Viper Room gig, the trio had major support from digital music pioneers Topspin Media, original game-changers MySpace Music, big man on camp ... More >>
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