January 27, 1997 |
Tricky, the darling of down-tempo dance, put on a sometimes manic, sometimes angry, but always intense two-hour performance Saturday night at the El Rey Theatre. Backed by vocalist Martina Topley Bird, the English rapper transformed his telltale trick-hop into something decidedly punkish. He screamed, rapped, swayed, and shook his head violently while his band provided grand feedback, beats and bass.
January 21, 1999 |
* Celebrating his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Billy Joel, above, will be at the Arrowhead Pond on April 8. Tickets go on sale Saturday. . . . On sale today: Liquid Tension Experiment, Feb. 1 at the Roxy; Apples in Stereo, Feb. 7 at the Troubadour; and Rasputina, Feb. 16 at the Troubadour. . . . On sale Saturday: Cake, Feb. 15 at the Hollywood Palladium; Mare Brennan, Feb.
November 25, 1999 |
Gobble gobble hey! The Viper Room's beautiful Sean G offers us the following Thanksgiving quote: That which is timeless, can be found today. I hear you, funk soul brother. Right about now, history's being made, as a new generation of young club cubs takes downtown, literally. Combining their good karmic forces to develop a quarter block at 4th and Spring streets are Cedd Moses and Johnny Camacho (C Bar), Marc Smith (Three Clubs/North/Vynyl) and real estate developer Tom Gilmore.
May 19, 2010
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Christina Aguilera, Aug. 19 (Fri.); Jonas Brothers, Sept. 23 (Sat.) San Manuel Amphitheater Ozzfest 2010. Aug. 14 (Sat.) John Anson Ford Jamie Cullum, July 21 (Fri.) Greek Theatre Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band, Aug. 7; My Morning Jacket, Aug. 12; Chris Isaak, Aug. 24; Goo Goo Dolls, Aug. 29 (Sat.) Glasshouse Shout Out Louds, May 24 (now) Music Box The Cat Empire, July 3 (now) El Rey Theatre Tokyo Police Club, Aug. 12 (Thurs.
June 9, 2010
Staples Center Justin Bieber, Oct. 25 (Sat.); Reventon Super Estrella 2010 with Enrique Iglesias and more, July 24 (now) Music Box Four Tet, Oct. 15 (now); Two Door Cinema Club, Nov. 2 (Sat.) El Rey Theatre Corin Tucker Band, Oct. 13 (Thurs.); Autolux, Sept. 18 (Fri.) Club Nokia Hillsong Live, Aug. 5; 4 Troops, Oct. 6; Lisa Lampanelli, Nov. 20 (Fri.) Nokia Theatre Camila, Aug. 8 (Fri.) L.A. Tennis Center at UCLA Keith Urban, July 23 (Fri.