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  • Bands and Fans Rock Out at Coachella
    April 24 at 2:04 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Bands and fans set the desert on fire with their energy and their love of all things Coachella over the second weekend, April 21-23. All photographs by Hannah Verbeuren. Instagram: @hannahvphotography

     
  • We Found the Cutest Couples at Coachella
    April 22 at 4:59 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Love was in the air (the hot, hot air) during the second weekend of Coachella 2017. Here are some of the cutest couples we found wandering the festival grounds hand-in-hand. For more on finding romance at Coachella, read our interviews with some of…

     
  • Mastodon Bring Their Psychedelic Metal to the Hollywood Palladium on 4/20
    April 21 at 12:04 p.m. by Jay Valena

    Mastodon performed at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, April 20, in front of a sold-out horde of rabid fans, many of whom were celebrating 4/20. Russian Circles started the night off with muscular instrumental metal, and Eagles of Death Metal…

     

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  • Coachella 2017 Photos, Weekend One: Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Justice, Future Islands (Sunday)
    April 17 at 4:29 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    The final day of Coachella featured musical performances by Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Justice, Future Islands, Devendra Banhart, Grouplove, DJ Khaled, New Order and others. Sunday, April 16, saw 125,000 music fans filling the Empire Polo Club in…

     
  • Coachella 2017 Photos, Weekend One: Lady Gaga, Future and Dreamcar (Saturday)
    April 16 at 4:24 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival continued Saturday, April 15, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. The iconic festival's attendance expanded from just under 100,000 last year to 125,000 this year, and some of the world's biggest musicians…

     
  • The Best (and Weirdest) Fashion at Coachella 2017
    April 16 at 12:43 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Never mind festival season — with Coachella, spring fashion season has sprung. The festival brought out plenty of black crochet and metallic macramé, and the coordinating outfits of BFFs appear to have been cut from the same cloth — literally…

     
  • Coachella 2017 Photos, Weekend One: Radiohead, Travis Scott and Phantogram (Friday)
    April 15 at 3:30 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicked off Friday, April 14, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. The iconic festival's attendance expanded from just under 100,000 last year to 125,000 this year, and some of the world's biggest musicians…

     
  • Vince Staples Brings the Life Aquatic Tour to the Fonda
    April 12 at 3:16 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Vince Staples wrapped up his 28-date Life Aquatic Tour on Tuesday, April 11, with the first of two concerts at the Fonda Theatre. The tour concludes April 12 at the Fonda. The concert featured three giant LCD screens and an array of changing…

     
  • Sampha Brings His <i>Process</i> to the El Rey
    April 12 at 2:29 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Sampha played to a packed crowd at the El Rey on Tuesday, April 11, ahead of his Coachella performances later this month, in support of his acclaimed debut album, Process. The show started soothingly and built in intensity as the U.K.…

     
  • Of Montreal Bring Their Costumed Extravaganza to the Teragram Ballroom
    April 12 at 2:27 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Of Montreal put on a glitter-filled, exploding rainbow of a performance that was something to remember on Wednesday, April 12, at the Teragram Ballroom in support of their latest EP, Rune Husk. From dancing dragons to a depiction of the United…

     
  • Broke L.A. Returns, Bigger and Weirder Than Ever
    April 11 at 12:10 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Broke L.A. (formerly known as Brokechella) kicked off with a bang for the seventh year in a row on Saturday, April 8. For the first time, the festival was not held on the same weekend as Coachella, and it was moved to a new, larger space in East…

     
  • The Most Beautiful People of When We Were Young Fest
    April 10 at 2:03 p.m. by Ed Carrasco

    The Descendents and Morrissey headlined the two-day When We Were Young festival at the Observatory in Santa Ana over the April 8-9 weekend. We were there to capture the festival's most beautiful people in the crowd and onstage on Sunday, including…

     
  • Mastodon Play Intimate Live Set at Amoeba Records
    April 5 at 1:30 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Mastodon celebrated the release of their latest album, Emperor of Sand, with an intimate and exclusive live performance at Amoeba Music in Hollywood on Tuesday, April 4. Fans who purchased the album from the store received a spot inside the limited…

     
  • Diamanda Galás Summons the Dark Side at Vibiana in DTLA
    April 4 at 4:01 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Diamanda Galás, the unequivocally unique, avant-garde vocalist and pianist, graced the Cathedral of St. Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, April 3. Featuring music from her two recent album releases, All the Way and At Saint Thomas the…

     
  • Skrillex, Incubus and Imagine Dragons Join Zedd for Big ACLU Benefit Concert
    April 4 at 2:20 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    After Donald Trump's attacks on women, Muslims and immigrants, electronic music artist Zedd, an immigrant to the United States himself, put together "Zedd Presents Welcome!" The benefit concert raised money for the ACLU to support its mission of…

     
  • Katatonia Bring Their Swedish Progressive Metal to the El Rey Theatre
    March 31 at 9:42 a.m. by Levan TK

    Sweden's ever-changing progressive-metal ensemble Katatonia have embarked on the aptly named Fallen Hearts Tour of North America. They were very well received by the eager audience during the L.A. stop of the tour, on Wednesday, March 29, at El Rey…

     
  • Panic! at the Disco Give Their Fans a "Victorious" Show at the Forum
    March 29 at 2:54 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Panic! at the Disco performed at the Forum on Tuesday, March 28, in support of their latest record, Death of a Bachelor. Many fans dressed to the nines for the occasion, but nobody could top Brendon Urie's gold tuxedo jacket. Mister Wives opened…

     
  • Sex Cells Returns to the Echoplex With Brooke Candy, Prayers and a Wild Crowd
    March 27 at 6:45 p.m. by Levan TK

    With every outing, Danny Lethal's Sex Cells is establishing itself as one of L.A.'s must-go Saturday night events. The over-the-top dance club keeps outdoing itself every month, and this time was no exception. In its third incarnation, on March 25…

     
  • The Fashion at Ultra Music Festival 2017
    March 27 at 12:55 p.m. by George Martinez

    Body paint, coordinated groups, homemade costumes, and a less-is-more approach dominated the fashion of Ultra Music Festival 2017. Festival-goers with panache got their moment in the spotlight at downtown Miami. Because what easier way to identify…

     
  • Das Bunker Presents Swedish Synth-Pop Duo Kite at Complex
    March 25 at 4:54 p.m. by Levan TK

    Since their L.A. debut at Das Bunker last year, Swedish synth-pop duo Kite has been gaining a lot of buzz in the L.A. underground electro scene. It is no surprise that their return to L.A. as part of their Nocturne tour was much anticipated and…

     

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