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Brew Ha Ha Productions’ inaugural Punk in the Park postponed until 2021

Orange County-based Brew Ha Ha Productions’ inaugural Punk in the Park Beer & Music Festival was originally scheduled for April 25, 2020, but was postponed until Aug. 8 due to growing concerns over the coronavirus global pandemic earlier this year. However, with the continued rise in positive COVID-19 cases, promoters have decided to not only reschedule it again — to next year — but to also expand the event from a one-day event to a two-day affair on April 24-25, 2021. For now, the only performe...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Punk, Music Festivals, Orange County, Concerts, Anaheim, City National Grove, Hermosa Beach, NOFX, Pennywise, Louise Goffin, Common Kings


Why Iration’s new album, ‘Coastin” is just right for staying home during the coronavirus

As the coronavirus pandemic shut down live concert events and people began quarantining at home, the Santa Barbara-based reggae-rock band Iration contemplated whether or not to release its new music. The bulk of its seventh studio album, “Coastin’,” which was recorded at EastWest Studios in Los Angeles, was in the can by mid-spring. After a few weeks of serious deliberation, the band decided to go ahead with its July 10 release. “The first songs we put out were ‘Coastin” and ‘Right Here Right No...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Long Beach, Orange County, Santa Barbara, Southern California, Concerts, Anaheim, Brown, City National Grove, Louise Goffin, Common Kings, Eli Mac


Los Lobos’ Fourth of July So Cal Drive In show postponed

The Fourth of July drive-in style concert featuring Los Lobos and Mariachi El Bronx at So Cal Drive In at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado has officially been postponed. Promoters said the decision was made out of an abundance of caution and the current COVID-19 climate. The number of positive cases continues to rise in Southern California and surrounding counties have received either direct shutdown orders or have been cautioned by Gov. Gavin Newsom this week. The show has been rescheduled for Aug....
Tags: Music, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Concerts, Los Lobos, Silverado, Mariachi El Bronx, Garden Grove, Oak Canyon Park, Top Stories OCR, Music + Concerts, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


When the coronavirus shut down live events, Insomniac took their festivals virtual

As the number of positive novel coronavirus cases rose in the U.S. in early March, there was confusion and hesitation by many large-scale event production companies over whether to cancel, postpone or reschedule their concerts and festivals. Insomniac, a Beverly Hills-based EDM live events company, was all set for its annual two-day Beyond Wonderland festival at the NOS Event Center in San Bernardino March 20-21. However, coronavirus was officially declared a global pandemic by the World Health ...
Tags: Music, New York, Texas, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Arizona, Beverly Hills, World Health Organization, Music Festivals, Las Vegas, Concerts, Edm, San Bernardino, Thon


Common Kings will headline two nights at City National Grove of Anaheim’s Drive-In OC

Grammy-nominated Orange County reggae band Common Kings will headline two evenings at City National Grove of Anaheim’s Drive-In OC series July 17-18. Tickets are $200-$350 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, July 3 at AXS.com. Price is by vehicle, which can include up to six patrons. Both shows begin at 7 p.m. Common Kings hail from Costa Mesa and its debut album, “Lost in Paradise” was nominated in the best reggae album category at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards in 2017. The band is influenced by ...
Tags: Music, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Bob Marley, Jack, Orange County, Justin Timberlake, Concerts, Anaheim, City National Grove, Costa Mesa, City National Grove of Anaheim, Andrew McMahon, Dana Point, OC


5 powerful performances from the 20th annual BET Awards

For two decades, the BET Network has celebrated Black culture with its annual awards ceremony. While the event usually takes place inside Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, Sunday’s awards ceremony was carried out virtually due to the continued spread of coronavirus. Not only was BET commemorating the 20th anniversary of its awards show, but 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the BET Network itself. Inglewood-born actress and comedian Amanda Seales hosted the broadcast from ...
Tags: Music, Texas, Microsoft, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Gigi, Alicia Keys, Nba, Lebron James, Ferguson Missouri, Lil Wayne, Public Enemy, Black Lives Matter, Richard, Bet


The BET Awards celebrate 20th anniversary amid pandemic and protests against systemic racism

Back in April, BET Networks’ president Scott Mills and the producers of the annual BET Awards recognized they’d have to cancel its popular four-day BET Experience and free fan fest at L.A. Live due to the continued spread of coronavirus, but they were adamant that the actual awards ceremony would be presented in some capacity. The crew swiftly pivoted the BET Awards, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, to a virtual broadcast without a live audience. The show will be hosted by comedi...
Tags: Music, TV, Beyonce, Microsoft, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Alicia Keys, Cbs, Jamie Foxx, Drake, Missy Elliot, Kansas City Chiefs, Angela Bassett


String quartet performs for a sold-out audience of 3,000 plants

On Monday, the UceLi Quartet performed at Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu. The opera house was filled to capacity... with 3,000 plants. They played Giacomo Puccini's "Crisantemi." From National Public Radio: "After a strange, painful period, the creator, the Liceu's artistic director and the curator Blanca de la Torre offer us a different perspective for our return to activity, a perspective that brings us closer to something as essential as our relationship with nature," according to...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Barcelona, Classical Music, Plants, Performance art, Concerts, Giacomo Puccini, COVID-19, Blanca de la Torre


Ohana Festival in Dana Point postpones to 2021 due to coronavirus

The 2020 installment of Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder’s Ohana Fest featuring headliners Kings of Leon, Pearl Jam and Vedder, has officially been postponed due to the continued spread of coronavirus. The three-day fest had been scheduled for Sept. 25-27 at Doheny State Beach, but promoters posted via the official Ohana website and its various social media pages that the festival has been postponed until Sept. 24-26, 2021. Sign up for our Festival Pass newsletter. Whether you are a Coachella li...
Tags: Music, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Queens, Music Festivals, Coachella, Concerts, Pearl Jam, Yola, Eddie Vedder, Dana Point, Ohana, Doheny State Beach


Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison announce new dates for The Stadium Tour

Less than a month after announcing the postponement of The Stadium Tour due to the ongoing spread of coronavirus Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts have announced new dates for 2021. The tour kicks off on June 19 in Nashville, Tenn., and concludes on Sept. 12 at Petco Park in San Diego. The Stadium Tour will also stop at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood on Sept. 4. “All tickets will be honored for the new dates,” a statement posted to Mötley Crüe’s social media pages on ...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Queens, San Diego, Concerts, Motley Crue, Tommy Lee, Inglewood, Joan Jett, Nashville Tenn, Kenny Chesney, Petco Park, Blackhearts


Insomniac announces its Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge Virtual Rave-A-Thon

Insomniac is taking its Virtual Rave-A-Thon series down the rabbit hole and straight into the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington. A Pacific Northwest edition of Beyond Wonderland was scheduled to take place this month at the venue, however due to the continued spread of coronavirus the show was postponed until 2021. The virtual version of the two-day show will livestream on Insomniac’s YouTube and Twitch channels from 6 p.m. to midnight June 20-21. It will feature Alice in Wonderland-theme...
Tags: Music, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Coachella, Pacific Northwest, Alice, Concerts, George Washington, Thon, Pasquale Rotella, Music + Concerts, Gorge Amphitheatre, Coronavirus, Insomniac s YouTube


Cherie Currie talks new music, reviving ‘Queens of Noise’ and how wielding chainsaws is therapeutic

Though the coronavirus global pandemic put a pause on live concerts as well as most planned album releases, rocker and ex-Runaways frontwoman Cherie Currie just wanted to let her latest solo album rip. Currie’s “Blvds of Splendor” had been a decade in the making, but finally dropped digitally back in April via Runaways guitarist Joan Jett and Kenny Laguna’s Blackheart Records. Though the album was originally put out as a very limited edition red-vinyl on Record Store Day in 2019, the digital rel...
Tags: Music, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Juliette Lewis, Things To Do, Soccer, Queens, Kristen Stewart, Chatsworth, Billy Corgan, Concerts, Motley Crue, Duff Mckagan, Guns N Roses, Tommy Lee


Kenny Chesney reschedules the Chillaxification Tour at SoFi Stadium

The all-new SoFi Stadium in Inglewood has announced a rescheduled date for country superstar Kenny Chensey’s Chillaxification Tour with Florida Georgia Line, Old Dominion and Michael Franti and Spearhead. The tour will now hit the venue on July 24, 2021. Though it was originally scheduled for Aug. 1, 2020, Chesney decided to postpone his entire tour out of an abundance of caution due to the continued spread of novel coronavirus. Previously purchased tickets will be valid for the new date, howev...
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Tim McGraw, Ticketmaster, Concerts, Inglewood, Joan Jett, Kenny Chesney, Chesney, Michael Franti, Music + Concerts, Top Stories Breeze, Ingrid Andress


Tommy Lee talks Tik Tok fame, new music and Mötley Crüe’s postponed comeback

After Mötley Crüe agreed to permanently retire following a farewell tour in 2015, Tommy Lee promised himself he’d take a full year off. He’d spent more than three decades playing and partying hard on tour with bandmates bassist Nikki Sixx, vocalist Vince Neil and guitarist Mick Mars, so spending time at home with family and friends sounded like a good deal. He nearly made it, but his basement recording studio ultimately beckoned him and before he knew it he was deep into making an eclectic mix o...
Tags: Music, London, La, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, John, Marilyn Manson, Bay Area, Southern California, Concerts, Trump, Motley Crue, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars


Miss concerts? Drive-in shows with major acts are coming to Southern California starting July 4th

Back in May, in an op-ed piece in The Atlantic by Dave Grohl, the Foo Fighters’ frontman said that although the coronavirus global pandemic had put the music industry and live events on pause, there would be a time when we all could rock again. “Because we have to,” he said. “It’s not a choice.” As the state begins to open back up, promoters and bands are coming up with clever ways to bring live music back to the masses. A trio of promoters including Jon Reiser of Garden Amp in Garden Grove, fes...
Tags: Music, US, Sport, Things To Do, Atlantic, Soccer, Willie Nelson, Dave Grohl, Southern California, Concerts, Los Lobos, Fontana, East Los Angeles, Silverado, Bonnie Pointer, Waylon Jennings


Author Jim Ruland’s ‘Do What You Want’ offers all-access look at punk band Bad Religion

Author Jim Ruland is fascinated by the history of punk rock in Southern California. The area is the birthplace of noteworthy acts including X, Minutemen, Descendents, Social Distortion, Adolescents, The Germs, The Vandals, Black Flag, Circle Jerks and Bad Religion. “The story of Southern California punk rock and the way that it took hold here in ways that it maybe didn’t in other places like New York or London that have more infamous scenes … it’s interesting,” Ruland said during a recent phone ...
Tags: Books, Music, New York, London, Navy, California, La, Virginia, Spain, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Bentley, Los Angeles Times, Southern California


Bad Religion’s Greg Graffin talks about the band’s 40 years of punk rock

This was set to be a big year for Bad Religion. The San Fernando Valley-based punk rock band had plans to commemorate its 40th anniversary, but the coronavirus global pandemic forced the cancellation of its 2020 global jaunt. As well, this year marks anniversaries for three of Bad Religion’s biggest albums: Its 1990 album “Against the Grain” turns 30, 2000’s “The New America” turns 20 and 2010’s “The Dissent of Man” celebrates its 10th anniversary. “We’ve always done something important in the y...
Tags: Music, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Neil Young, Things To Do, Soccer, Jesus, Elvis Costello, Cornell University, Ucla, Epitaph Records, Concerts, Todd Rundgren, Peter, Greg


Rammstein postpones its North American tour including stop at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

German heavy rock band Rammstein’s full-scale stadium production North American tour was one of the most anticipated events of the year. However, the band has been forced to postpone its trek due to the continued spread and uncertainty surrounding the novel coronavirus pandemic. “Sadly, but in the best interests of everyone’s health and safety, we have to postpone our North American Tour,” the band issued via its social media pages on Wednesday. “We are now working to rescheduling the tour in 20...
Tags: Music, Germany, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Long Beach, Aeg, Southern California, Concerts, Anaheim, Honda Center, Carson, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Sammy Hagar, Rammstein, Top Stories LADN


The Greek Theatre cancels concert season for the first time in 90 years due to coronavirus

The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles announced this week that it has officially been forced by the uncertainty caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic to cancel the remainder of its 2020 concert season. “Although we had hoped to celebrate our 90th anniversary season of providing live entertainment for the citizens of Los Angeles we feel it is the right, responsible and safe thing for fans, artists, staff and our Griffith Park community to put a pause on live, large crowd events until 2021,” AP Diaz...
Tags: Music, Norah Jones, Los Angeles, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Long Beach, Concerts, Gladys Knight, Deftones, Carson, Joe Bonamassa, Andrew McMahon, Maren Morris, Sammy Hagar


Sammy Hagar talks music, gardening and shares summer cocktail and barbecue recipes

Sammy Hagar lives for the summer months: The surf, the sun, sand between his toes, rockin’ tunes and a cold margarita in his hand. Though the Red Rocker’s Sammy Hagar & The Circle Summer 2020 Tour has been officially canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that doesn’t mean he’s giving up on enjoying his favorite time of year, so he’ll be pairing some premium cocktails with delicious food at backyard barbecues. While the 72-year-old singer-songwriter is known for being the wild man fronting bands...
Tags: Music, Cook, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Jeremy, Bob Marley, Orange County, Guy Fieri, Collins, Maui, Van Halen, Concerts, Linda Perry, Inglewood, Hollywood California


Guns N’ Roses reschedules SoFi Stadium stop in Inglewood due to coronavirus

Guns N’ Roses is the latest band to announce a rescheduled tour because of the novel coronavirus global pandemic. The Los Angeles rock band has been selling out stadiums and arenas since reuniting in 2016 and was set to headline Inglewood’s new SoFi Stadium on Aug. 8 while out on its massive summer 2020 trek. However, like most of the tours mapped out for this year, GN’R has opted to reschedule those dates. Fans who purchased tickets are more than welcome to hang on to them for the new, yet-to-b...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Jeremy, Concerts, Linda Perry, Inglewood, Hollywood Park, Ajay, Kerry Brown, Music + Concerts, SoFi Stadium


Producers Linda Perry and Kerry Brown launch We are Hear: On The Air to help artists affected by COVID-19

When friends and award-winning music producers Linda Perry and Kerry Brown began We Are Hear as a record label four years ago, it rapidly evolved into a multi-faceted endeavor that now includes artist management, publishing, live events and a physical storefront, recording and performance space on Ventura Boulevard in Studio City. Though the novel coronavirus has halted any of We Are Hear’s in-person activities, it hasn’t stopped Perry and Brown from creating content and insuring a wide variety ...
Tags: Music, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Katy Perry, Jeremy, Kerry, Paul Frank, Rhodes, Concerts, Jesse Malin, Linda Perry, Brown, Perry, Hollywood Park, Devo


Orange County rock band Lit’s Jeremy and Ajay debut new country project The Popoff Brothers

As brothers Jeremy and Ajay Popoff, who are, respectively, the guitarist and vocalist of Fullerton-based rock band Lit, sat with fellow songwriters Kenton Bryant and Johnathan Singleton in Nashville, Tenn., to work on a batch of songs, they kept conjuring up vignettes of summer. Playing baseball in the street, cracking open a cold Coca-Cola on a hot day, watching the sunset, counting the stars and squishing sand between your toes at the beach. These were all the moments captured in the song “Son...
Tags: Music, Florida, Jimmy Fallon, Atlanta, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Katy Perry, Nashville, Jeremy, Orange County, Coca Cola, Concerts, Butch Walker, Bel Air, Nashville Tenn


Green Day reschedules its Hella Mega Tour to 2021 due to coronavirus

Although tours and festivals have been canceled left and right due to the continued global spread of novel coronavirus, rock fans were holding out hope that somehow, someway, Green Day would be able to pull off the U.S. dates of its Hella Mega Tour. Sadly, the East Bay trio officially pulled the plug on the summer 2020 trek, which was originally scheduled to play out in stadiums across the U.S. with Weezer, Fall Out Boy and The Interrupters including Petco Park in San Diego on July 24 and Dodger...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Katy Perry, San Diego, East Bay, Concerts, Weezer, Billie Joe Armstrong, Hollywood Park, Petco Park, KROQ, Dodger Stadium, Tre Cool


What do the Houseparty app, Katy Perry and Buffy the Vampire Slayer have in common?

Houseparty, a face-to-face social networking app, is throwing a three-day In The House virtual event May 15-17 with a variety of video content coming from over 40 musicians, celebrities, chefs and pro athletes. Fans can download the Houseparty app for free to tune into the In The House videos, which include everything from cooking demos and workouts to musical performances and dance parties. Oh, and actress Sarah Michelle Gellar will reprise her role as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and share her #qu...
Tags: Music, Football, NFL, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Brooklyn, Katy Perry, House, Alicia Keys, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Idina Menzel, Neil Patrick Harris, Terry Crews, Snoop Dogg, Concerts


Awolnation’s Aaron Bruno talks tragedy, hope and releasing music during a pandemic

While Los Angeles-based rock band Awolnation was out on the road opening for Twenty One Pilots on the first North American leg of its massive The Bandito Tour in 2018, tragedy struck back at home. First, a mass shooting claimed the lives of 12 country music fans at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks on Nov. 7. Less than 24 hours later, the deadly Woolsey Fire was in full blaze, forcing evacuations in the area and surrounding cities including Agoura Hills, Calabasas and Malibu. Most of...
Tags: Music, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Richard, Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, Linkin Park, Erin, Cuomo, Edc, Concerts, Weezer, Duff Mckagan


Insomniac announces EDC Las Vegas Virtual Rave-A-Thon livestream

After postponing its annual Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Las Vegas to Oct. 2-4, event promoter Insomniac has announced it will host an EDC Virtual Rave-A-Thon on the originally scheduled concert dates, May 15-17. The livestream event will take place from 5 p.m.-2 a.m. each evening and include a massive line-up of EDM artists, several of which were scheduled to perform during the live event, including David Guetta, Duke Dumont, Kaskade, Zeds Dead, Zhu, K?D and many more. It will all be hosted by...
Tags: Music, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Richard, Edc, Concerts, Thon, Insomniac, Rotella, Pasquale Rotella, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories Sun


Listen to a rare Kraftwerk live concert from 1975

In the latest edition of High Weirdness author Erik Davis's essential e-newseltter The Burning Shore, he points us to this wonderfully rare live recording of a complete Kraftwerk concert from a 1975 performance in Canada. It's charging my battery and now I'm definitely full of energy. Erik writes: ...It captures the newly-christened touring quartet of Schneider, Hütter, Flür, and Bartos stretching their electronic wings on their first full international tour. Delicate, playful, and un...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Canada, Kraftwerk, Concerts, Erik, Erik Davis, Bartos, We Are The Robots, Live recordings, Kosmiche, Schneider Hütter Flür, Ueli Frey CC BY SA


The Rolling Stones announces ‘Extra Licks!’ weekly streaming series

Since The Rolling Stones’ No Filter Tour, which was originally scheduled to kick off in San Diego on May 8, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the band is has announced a weekly “Extra Licks!” livestream series. The virtual events will take fans through bonus footage and performances from six concert films from throughout the band’s nearly six decade-long career. “Extra Licks!” is part of YouTube’s #StayHome campaign and will stream at noon every Sunday via YouTube.com/TheRollin...
Tags: Music, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Lady Gaga, Latin America, Southern California, Concerts, Rolling Stones, Andrew McMahon, Ghost Town, Music + Concerts, San Fernando Valley LA, Extra Licks


Andrew McMahon talks cooking, entertaining and being socially responsible in a global pandemic

When 2020 began, Orange County-based singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon had a plan. He had new music he’d written since his The Pen and the Piano Tour in 2017-2018 and he’d teamed up with Los Angeles rock band Awolnation for a full-fledged North American Tour, which was originally scheduled to hit home at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on June 19. However, once the coronavirus global pandemic began to make its impact on the United States, McMahon said he knew for public safety reasons the tour w...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Stagecoach, Jack, Orange County, Southern California, Concerts, Huntington Beach, Kelly, Katie, South County, McMahon



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