Best Outdoor Summer Concerts in Southern California – Hollywood Bowl

The two best outdoor concert venues in Southern California are the Hollywood Bowl and Humphrey’s by the Bay. Each consistently offers great concerts, great sightlines and great service. As ... Continue Reading →

Coachella 2016 – Full Coverage

After years of attending Coachella, from before they added a second weekend, I decided to see if the experience is any different going the second weekend. This year, it was different ... Continue Reading →

Grammy swagger & swag on Music’s Biggest Night

Every year the Grammy Awards are full of spectacles and surprises, swagger and swag. The 58th Grammy Awards at downtown LA’s Staples Center had Lady Gaga’s David Bowie tribute ... Continue Reading →

A Night At Sardi’s takes a final bow March 9 in Beverly Hills

“A Night At Sardi’s” star-studded one-night-only musical revue has been produced for more than two decades to benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association. Each year it has the ... Continue Reading →

Rob Machado Foundation Benefit Concert

The Belly Up hosts the fourth annual Rob Machado Foundation Benefit Concert on November 9 with acoustic performances by Matt Nathanson, Brett Dennen, Andrew Wessen (of GroupLove) and ... Continue Reading →

Kaaboo = Woodstock Plus Coachella Minus the Mud :: Full Report

After some wrangling with the city fathers, Kaaboo’s inaugural launch happened this past weekend in Del Mar. The beach motif was established with the imported sand in front of the ... Continue Reading →

Kaaboo Festival’s Creator Talks

Kaaboo is only about five weeks away, and its creator Bryan Gordon admits he will soon be rounding the clubhouse turn. I asked him recently how the festival, scheduled for September ... Continue Reading →

Rock in Rio USA Festival – Las Vegas – May 8,9,15,16

Festivals are popping up in nearly every corner, from the soon-to-be-announced Kaaboo in Del Mar to the sophomore rollout of BottleRock in Napa. It is therefore not surprising that ... Continue Reading →