A Year of Concerts: 2014

Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens | “Peace Train … Late Again” Tour | Nokia Theatre L.A. Live | 12/14/14 [Concert Review & Photos] Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens | “Peace Train … Late Again” Tour | Nokia Theatre L.A. Live | 12/14/14 [Setlist & Video Clips] Jamestown Revival, Nikki Lane & Pete Molinari | TheContinue reading “A Year of Concerts: 2014”

MusicOfMyMind14’s 2014 Vinyl Selections

I purchased a lot of music in 2014. A ton of CDs, a couple of cassettes, and a few digital purchases. I’m also a lover of the vinyl format … but with the generally higher prices for vinyl, I’ve had to be a bit more selective with my decisions as to what new LP gets added toContinue reading “MusicOfMyMind14’s 2014 Vinyl Selections”

De Lux | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Band We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT: De Lux | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: I don’t know how many times can I say it. I love this band. When I first saw them play opening for Omar Souleyman, I knew that I’d have to see them play again. Catching them at CultureContinue reading “De Lux | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]”

Culture Collide 2014 | October 16-18 [Homepage]

If you are music lover living in Los Angeles, and you failed to take advantage of the musical offerings from all around the world at Culture Collide for $30, shame on you.   Now in its fifth year, Culture Collide took over the Echo Park area of Sunset Boulevard with a diverse plethora of bandsContinue reading “Culture Collide 2014 | October 16-18 [Homepage]”

De Lux | Echo Park Rising | 8/15/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: De Lux SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: I freaking love this band. Having caught their performance at the Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Concert opening for Omar Souleyman, I made it a point to catch their set for Echo Park Rising. This is post-disco, dance-punkContinue reading “De Lux | Echo Park Rising | 8/15/14”

Echo Park Rising | August 15-17th, 2014 | Homepage

There’s nothing I love more than free music. Now in it’s fourth year, Echo Park plays host Echo Park Rising; a three-day music festival showcasing the talents of local bands. With over 300 acts on the bill, I had to pick and choose the acts I wanted to see perform live. I think I choseContinue reading “Echo Park Rising | August 15-17th, 2014 | Homepage”

De Lux | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! Opening for Omar Souleyman was the Los Angeles-based, indie neo-disco band De Lux. I had gotten a little sampling of their music online, but listening to this band’s music live was something else. De Lux is a favorite of KCRW DJsContinue reading “De Lux | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]”

Free Concert Alert | Omar Souleyman & De Lux at the Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [Preview]

CLICK HERE to check out the other acts I plan on checking out this Summer at the Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier! On Thursday, July 31st the fourth concert of Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Concert Series features Omar Souleyman is a musician from the northeastern region of Syria. His music, traditional Middle Eastern songs inContinue reading “Free Concert Alert | Omar Souleyman & De Lux at the Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [Preview]”

Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier | Summer 2014

Whenever I have friends visiting Los Angeles during the summer and they ask me for suggestions, I always recommend attending a concert at the Santa Monica Pier. After all, there isn’t a much better way to spend a summer day/eve, at the beach with a picnic listening to some quality music. For the past 30Continue reading “Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier | Summer 2014”