March 24, 2005
Randy Lewis, you got it so right, dude. The Flogging Molly story ["Punk 'Tude With an Irish Heart," March 17] was the greatest story on St. Patrick's Day. God help us that virtually no one knows who Flogging Molly is. But Randy Lewis did his job, and he did it so well. I think the world will change a little as a result and that means something. We'll fight 'em to the end! And I'll have another Guinness, please. John Kilroy Orange
August 29, 2008 |
After rapper Jay-Z opens the renovated Hollywood Palladium on Oct. 15, the 68-year-old venue will rejoin the Southern California concert scene with an inaugural lineup heavy on alt-rock and hard-rock music, with splashes of hip-hop, reggaeton and rock en espanol. Gym Class Heroes and the Roots will team up for an Oct. 17 show, followed by Flogging Molly (Oct. 25), the Kooks (Oct. 28), Rise Against (Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and 2), Dragonforce (Nov. 7) and La Fabrika del Reggaeton (Nov. 8)
August 28, 2000 |
A funky soul sister, some gothic monster rockers and a punk legend were just a few of the assorted musical offerings Saturday at the first day of the weekend Sunset Junction Street Fair in Silver Lake.
May 11, 2011
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum L.A. Rising with Rage Against the Machine, July 30 (Fri.) Gibson Amphitheatre Alejandro Fernandez, Sept. 9; Gabriel Iglesias, Dec. 30; Cubafest with Willy Chirino and more; Fox Teen Choice Awards, Aug. 7; the Wiggles, Aug. 14 (Fri.); Kesha, Sept. 17 (Sat.) Hollywood Palladium Tiger Heat, May 26 (Thurs.) The Wiltern Stevie Nicks, May 26 (Fri.)
March 17, 2005 |
The phrase "alternative punk" might sound like an oxymoron -- unless you're talking about Flogging Molly. The long-running L.A. band barnstorms through its shows, but not with your standard-issue punk artillery: electric guitars factory equipped with just two chords, a bass cranked to 11 and drums that use a machine-gun volley as a metronome.
March 13, 2008 |
Alan Jackson has reason to sing the title track from his new "Good Time" album: It enters the national sales chart at No. 1 this week, the Georgia native's fourth collection to top the pop as well as the country rankings. Following stylistic departures with his previous two albums -- the gospel "Precious Memories" and his collaboration with Alison Krauss, "Like Red on a Rose" -- "Good Time" returns Jackson to his traditional sound. "Like Red on a Rose" debuted at No.