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 26, 2010
Staples Center Lady Gaga, March 28, 2011 (Wed.) Gibson Amphitheatre Alejandro Fernandez, Sept. 3 (Fri.) Mayan Theater Gogol Bordello, June 21-22 (now) El Rey Theatre Cynic, July 22; Yoshida Brothers, Aug. 1; Boris, Aug. 27 (now) House of Blues Everytheory, June 17; Hollywood Live, June 18 (Thurs.); Highway 61, June 9; Thrash and Burn featuring Asking Alexandria and more, July 27 (Sat.) House of Blues Anaheim Tainted Love, July 29 (Fri.
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.