Tag: concert review

Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band |Burton W. Chace Park | August 17, 2013

I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again, if you haven’t been taking advantage of the free summer concerts available in your neck of the woods, you’re probably missing out. On August 17, 2013, I had the chance to see Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band, play a one and half hour concert at Burton W. Chace Park in Marina del Rey, and it was … Read More Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band |Burton W. Chace Park | August 17, 2013

Hiatus Kaiyote | The Bootleg Theater | July 31, 2013

Earlier this year, I saw  Hiatus Kaiyote on a whim, and they blew my mind. From Melbourne, Australia, this “future soul” band has a sound that I particularly love. As soon as I found out that they would playing in Los Angeles again, I bought tickets as soon as they went on sale. Since the first time I saw them, back in March, the band has … Read More Hiatus Kaiyote | The Bootleg Theater | July 31, 2013

Savages | El Rey Theatre | July 23, 2013

I wanted to catch Savages‘ set at Coachella in 2013. From what little I knew about them at the time, they were an all-female, loud, punk band based out of the United Kingdom. They didn’t have a lot of music out, but from what I was able to hear and watch online, they definitely piqued my curiosity. As fate would have it, I wasn’t able to get … Read More Savages | El Rey Theatre | July 23, 2013

Alabama Shakes | Hollywood Palladium | July 17th, 2013

What is it with me and female fronted bands these day? It seems that I just can’t seem to get enough of them. On July 17th, 2013, I went to the Hollywood Palladium to check out the Athens, Alabama-based quartet Alabama Shakes. I can’t pinpoint the time I first heard their music, but I remember that the song I first heard was “Hold On”. It was a … Read More Alabama Shakes | Hollywood Palladium | July 17th, 2013

BET Experience | Snoop, Kendrick Lamar & J.Cole | Staples Center | 6/29/13

This blog entry about the BET Experience is continued from “BET Experience | Beyonce | Staples Center | 6/28/13“ I woke up Saturday morning still in a daze from The Mrs. Carter World Tour performance that Beyonce put on at Staples the night before, but I still had two more full days of music ahead of me. BET set up an outdoor venue they … Read More BET Experience | Snoop, Kendrick Lamar & J.Cole | Staples Center | 6/29/13

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters | Shrine Auditorium | June 26th, 2013

The first time I ever heard a Led Zeppelin song was freshman year of college. After procrastinating till the last minute, I was up late  pulling an all-nighter writing a paper for a class. At 5 or 6 in the morning, as the sunrise was creeping over the cold, frozen, Ithaca landscape,  I was listening to the radio when all of a sudden a … Read More Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters | Shrine Auditorium | June 26th, 2013