Greg Behrendt started guitar lessons at 44; the He's Just Not That Into You author and comedian, now 50, cashed in on lessons with professional guitarist Michael Eisenstein, a birthday present from his wife. For Behrendt, the road to middle-aged surf-rocker has been paved in good advice and faile ... More >>
The Beach Ball: Reggae Fest Santa Monica Pier 9/22/2013 This past weekend marked the inaugural Beach Ball Soul Revue and Reggae Fest, held at Santa Monica Pier and hosted by L.A. radio station KCRW, Rum & Humble and Spaceland Presents. We weren't able to make it out for the Soul Revue on Saturday, ... More >>
Don't forget to check our constantly-updated Los Angeles Concert Calendar Friday, September 20 Human Eye LOS GLOBOS Some humans make music, some humans make medicine, some humans make monsters -- Human Eye's Timmy Vulgar makes all of those things at once. Basically, if you are a certain kind of fr ... More >>
Inner Circle helped invent reggae. Now, 45 years after they started, the group is still on tour -- not even a bus crash in Baton Rouge can stop them. They perform at Los Globos on Sunday; we caught up with them at their recording studios in Miami the day they left.
East Los Angeles is enjoying a rocksteady renaissance, thanks largely to a group called The Delirians. They formed as teenagers and have made the traditional Jamaican music their own, blending the slower-than-ska-but-faster-than-reggae riffs with signature East L.A. sounds of soul, funk and R&B. The ... More >>
Globetrotting with Ozomatli, unlikely U.S. diplomats