Tag: Coachella 2014

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The 28th Annual JazzReggae Festival | UCLA | May 25th & 26th [PHOTOS]

Every Memorial Day weekend for the past 28 years, UCLA has hosted a music festival called the JazzReggae Festival. Originally, the first day was devoted to Jazz and the second day was devoted Reggae. Though the first day has morphed to a “Jam” day, the festival has always been able to pull in outstanding talent for the price of admission. If you are ever … Read More The 28th Annual JazzReggae Festival | UCLA | May 25th & 26th [PHOTOS]

Snoop Dogg | UCLA Jazz Reggae Fest | 5/25/14

Working for Snoop, I’ve gone to my fare share of his concerts. One would think that after going to more shows than I can count on my fingers and toes, I’d be bored or indifferent to watching him perform. This is far from the truth. Snoop’s passion for his art always impresses me. His live show, which features a live band, is always entertaining … Read More Snoop Dogg | UCLA Jazz Reggae Fest | 5/25/14

Aloe Blacc | UCLA Jazz Reggae Fest | 5/25/14

I was a fan of Aloe Blacc before he was … Aloe Blacc. Being a fan of the underground, L.A., hip-hop scene back in the mid 90s, I was listening to Aloe Blacc’s music before he broke-out, commerically, with “I Need A Dollar” in 2010. I saw Aloe Blacc first perform at The Beach Ball Festival: Soul Revue September of 2013. As much as I liked … Read More Aloe Blacc | UCLA Jazz Reggae Fest | 5/25/14

The Internet | UCLA Jazz Reggae Fest | 5/25/14

I saw a lot of bands at Coachella this year (2014), but there was one band that was on my list, that I regret missing: The Internet. The Internet is a neo-soul band consisting of Odd Future members Syd the Kyd and Matt Martians as well as Tay Walker, Patrick Paige and Christopher A. Smith. They debuted in 2011, and released their debut album, “Purple Naked Ladies” … Read More The Internet | UCLA Jazz Reggae Fest | 5/25/14

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Jhené Aiko | Coachella | 3/13/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! It took me a couple weeks, but I FINALLY got through all of the photos I took the first weekend of Coachella. The irony of it all was that this last performance was one that I almost didn’t go to. At the request of an Instagrammer (<- Is that what you … Read More Jhené Aiko | Coachella | 3/13/14 (PHOTOS)

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Motörhead | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! My first taste of Motörhead came in my fraternity days at college. I remember hearing “Ace of Spades” blasting out a brother’s room, and when I asked about the song, my buddy simply said, “You don’t know Motörhead? Lemmy rules!” That’s stuck with me ever since. I’ve had a couple of … Read More Motörhead | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

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Lana Del Rey | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! Lana Del Rey’s fans are some of the most dedicated and passionate fans that I have ever met. Prior to her set, I chatted with several of them who were up at the very front of the barricade, with at least ten thousand other festival goers behind them. I asked them … Read More Lana Del Rey | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

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Little Dragon | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! I absolutely adore Little Dragon‘s music. Ever since their 2007, full length self-titled debut, I’ve been dying to see their music manifest live. It’s taken 7 years, but I finally got the chance to see them perform at Coachella, at it was absolutely marvelous. I was pleased to see that they had packed … Read More Little Dragon | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

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The Naked and Famous | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! The Naked and Famous are an indie electronic/melodic pop, alternative rock band from Auckland, New Zealand. To the best of my knowledge, their performance at Coachella was the first after having recently wrapped up a stint opening for Imagine Dragons’ arena tour. They continue their touring in support their 2013 release “In Rolling … Read More The Naked and Famous | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

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Blood Orange | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! Devonté “Dev” Hynes is a British singer/composer/songwriter and producer who performs under the stage name “Blood Orange”. What you may not know about him, however, is that he is a prolific song writer who has worked with high profile recording artists like The Chemical Brothers, Florence and the Machine, Sky Ferreira and Britney … Read More Blood Orange | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

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Rudimental | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! The surprise set of my Sunday at Coachella was Rudimental; an electronic music, quartet based out of Hackney, London. When I was doing research on them before the festival, I discovered that their first studio album, Home, had reached number one, and was certified platinum, in the U.K., and after watching a few … Read More Rudimental | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

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The 1975 | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! Earlier this year, I heard a little buzz about an indie-rock band from Manchester, UK called The 1975. I really didn’t know much about their music, but a lot of my female friends on Facebook had posted about them, so I decided to check out their set to see what they were … Read More The 1975 | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)