Category Archive: Gigs

Gig Review: FKA Twigs At The Regent Theater

“Don’t judge a book by its cover.” This is a lesson we’re taught time and time again, but Saturday night’s FKA Twigs show at the Regent Theatre was a prime example of that.… Continue reading

Gig Review: Bastille At The Shrine Expo Hall

If the only song you know by Bastille is “Pompeii,” then you need to go back and listen through their entire album. On Thursday night, the British phenom who seemed to soar to… Continue reading

Gig Review: The 1975 At The Hollywood Palladium

Even though Harry Styles and Fifth Harmony were among the teen heartthrobs at the Hollywood Palladium last night, they were not who thousands of fans camped out to see. The 1975 returned to… Continue reading

Gig Review: Magic Man At The House Of Blues

On a Monday night, two of the most buzzed about indie bands took their co-headlining tour to the Anaheim House of Blues and delivered back to back awesome sets. Magic Man and Smallpools… Continue reading

Gig Review: Foster The People At The Shrine Auditorium

Mark Foster had Los Angeles at his finger tips on Friday night. Before Foster the People took the stage, Soko and Sylvan Esso, two immensely talented indie artists, warmed up the excitable crowd.… Continue reading

Gig Review: First Aid Kit At The Wiltern Theatre

There must be something in that Stockholm water. The generation before us had Simon and Garfunkel, but ours has an answer to that: First Aid Kit. On Thursday night, the Stockholm sisters showed… Continue reading

Gig Review: The Black Keys At The Forum

No one does arena rock better than The Black Keys do. I first saw The Black Keys rock out a headline slot at Hangout Festival in May to over 25,000 people, so naturally… Continue reading

Gig Review: Catfish and The Bottlemen at The Constellation Room

Photo: Joyce Lee Riding on the wave of British indie bands looking to gain an audience overseas, Catfish and The Bottlemen made a stop in Santa Ana to play an intimidate show to… Continue reading

Gig Review: Jessie Ware At The Tower Theater

Adele who? Jessie Ware’s show in Los Angeles was pretty much the heart eye emoji brought to life. From start to finish, Ware exuded happiness, talent, and brilliance that is incomparable. Simply put,… Continue reading

Gig Review: BROODS Album Release Show At The El Rey Theatre

The Haim sisters, the Disclosure brothers, and now the Broods siblings–families are taking over the indie world by storm. Fresh off touring with Sam Smith and playing Austin City Limits, Georgia and Caleb… Continue reading