• Giant Baby Balloon of Donald Trump Takes to DTLA's Skies
    October 19 at 11:03 a.m. by Ted Soqui

    The giant Baby Trump balloon made its West Coast debut Friday morning outside the L.A. Convention Center, which is hosting Politicon this weekend. The inflatable originally debuted in London this summer and was brought back by popular demand.

  • Kyle Watson's Electronic Arts Kept Sound Pumping on Friday
    October 17 at 11:54 a.m. by Tyler Hagen

    South African electronic artist Kyle Watson sold out Sound Nightclub on Friday, Oct. 14. The intimate club was a blur as a sea of guests danced and shuffled underneath the disco ball shark. J. Worra opened the evening with a set that wasted zero…

  • DJ BlackGummy Took Over Saturday Night at Sound
    October 17 at 11:50 a.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Los Angeles–based producer and DJ BlackGummy filled Sound Nightclub on Saturday, Oct. 13. Making a stop on his Obsidian tour, the internationally known artist played an exclusive open-to-close set. Sound was transformed into a dark and smoky oasis…


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  • Don't Forget the Cannoli at Taste of Italy Festival
    October 16 at 1:23 p.m. by L.A. Weekly

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  • Run the Jewels, Mastodon, Big Freedia Sparkle at Adult Swim Festival
    October 10 at 2:20 p.m. by Levan TK

    The Adult Swim Festival brought together a highly eclectic mix of performances for its inaugural weekend, Oct. 5-7, at the Row in DTLA. The genre-meshing fest had everything from metal to bounce, hip-hop to folk rock and a healthy dose of dance and…

  • CalJam 18: A Spectrum of Sounds and a Bit of Nirvana
    October 9 at 11:49 a.m. by Roy Jurgens

    CalJam 18 put festivalgoers in a state of Nirvana on Saturday, Oct. 6, in San Bernardino. A six-song tribute set reunited bassist Krist Novoselic, guitarist Pat Smear and Dave Grohl on the drum kit and saw Deer Tick’s John McCauley and none other…

  • Gary Numan Goes Savage in Los Angeles
    October 9 at 11:46 a.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Iconic new wave artist Gary Numan concluded the North American leg of his second Savage tour at the Fonda Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 6. Touring in promotion of his 22nd studio album, Savage (Songs From a Broken World), Numan put on a thrilling show…

  • Adult Swim Fans Swarm Inaugural Festival
    October 9 at 11:42 a.m. by Scott Feinblatt

    The inaugural Adult Swim Festival was held at The Row DTLA over the Oct. 5-7 weekend. For the occasion, dozens of musicians and comedians took to the Tabby and Calico stages, which were erected on either side of the festival grounds. The rest of…

  • Manilla Killa Sold Out the Observatory Friday Night
    October 9 at 11:38 a.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Filipino-born electronic artist Manilla Killa sold out the Observatory on Friday, Oct. 5. Sophia Black opened the show with a performance that had the entire crowd singing along. Boy wonder Pluko followed her with an amazing set filled with bass…

  • Chelsea Wolfe Brings Her Enchanting Sound to Los Angeles
    October 9 at 11:33 a.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Chelsea Wolfe sold out the Regent Theater in DTLA on Thursday, Oct. 4. Her headlining fall tour in support of her sixth release, Hiss Spun, has nearly come to a conclusion but Los Angeles was not about to let her wrap up quietly. Fans eagerly came…

  • Seafood Festival on the Pier Is Off the Hook
    October 8 at 6:36 p.m. by Michele Stueven

    National Seafood Month kicked off on the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday, Oct. 6, and brought together more than 20 local restaurants for the fourth annual Off the Hook Seafood Festival to benefit Heal the Bay. Participating restaurants included…

  • The Highly Anticipated Return of Tribulation
    October 3 at 8:11 p.m. by Levan TK

    Swedish metal sensations Tribulation made their eagerly awaited return to L.A. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Lodge Room in Highland Park. Their statewide tour is in support of the most recent album, Down Below. The highly atmospheric, trance-inducing…

  • Los Angeles Galleries Steal the Show at Expo Chicago 2018
    October 2 at 2:14 p.m. by Shana Nys Dambrot

    This past weekend saw the seventh edition of Expo Chicago return to the iconic, picturesque lakefront festival hall Navy Pier. The event offered the finest stock of modern and contemporary art from 135 galleries representing 63 cities in…

  • Chicago's Cold Waves Industrial/EBM Festival Returns to L.A.
    October 1 at 4:44 p.m. by Levan TK

    Chicago's industrial/EBM festival Cold Waves returned to L.A. for what is becoming an annual tradition. The three-night run, Sept. 27-29 at the 1720 in downtown, boasted many luminaries and pioneers of the industrial and EBM genres as well as newer…

  • CRSSD Festival Brings a Weekend of House and Techno Madness to San Diego
    October 1 at 1:07 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Southern California came out in full force for CRSSD Festival in San Diego over the Sept. 29-30 weekend. Billed as Coachella's cooler, younger cousin, CRSSD Festival captures SoCal's indie beach style, mixed with underground techno and house heavy…

  • The Glitch Mob Took Over the Hollywood Palladium Friday Night
    October 1 at 1:02 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    With the release of their new documentary, Blade 2.0 Powered By Dell, The Glitch Mob returned to Los Angeles for a wild and truly cutting-edge experience. In an effort to bridge the gap between live performance and studio-quality sound, the guys…

  • Deep Purple and Judas Priest Rock the Five Point Amphitheater
    October 1 at 12:57 p.m. by Levan TK

    On Thursday, Sept. 27, the Five Point Amphitheater played host to a legendary duo: hard-rock pioneers Deep Purple and heavy metal gods Judas Priest. All photos by Levan TK (Instagram: @levan_tk)

  • Le Dîner en Blanc Draws 2,700 to Exposition Park Rose Garden
    October 1 at 9:51 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Le Dîner en Blanc, the Parisian-style “secret dinner” party, came to L.A. for the fifth time on Saturday, Sept. 29, drawing a crowd of 2,700 in the Exposition Park Rose Garden of the Los Angeles Natural History Museum. Dressed from head to toe in…

  • Protesters Gather at L.A. City Hall to Support Dr. Ford and Stop Kavanaugh
    September 28 at 8:02 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    This has been a dark week for the United States. Watching the frankly awe-inspiring Dr. Christine Blasey Ford questioned ceaselessly about her credible testimony, and then Brett Kavanaugh melt down like a toddler who can't have ice cream, and…

  • Hercules and Love Affair Pack the El Rey Theatre
    September 28 at 12:28 p.m. by Levan TK

    Andy Butler's renowned dance music project, Hercules and Love Affair, brought its unique mix of techno, house and disco to the capacity crowd at El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Opening the show were Neon Music and resident Sex Cells…



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