Who – or what – is Mount Kimbie, really? That’s a hard question, but if you've ever heard one of their tracks, you know that Mt. Kimbie is like no other artist out there. With a bleak post-dubstep sound, the aspiring UK DJ duo have made huge strides in a scene that's almost non-existant. Get a taste of Mount Kimbie this week at the Echo alongside Holy Other and Vinyl Williams.
It's all about the bass at Low End Theory and this week is no different as the underground LA music club welcomes Free Moral Agents for a sweaty live performance that'll have you dancing like mad. From the mind of the Mars Volta's Ikey Owens, Free Moral Agents has pushed the boundaries of experimental funk-infused electronic rock. If you've never been to LET, check it out this Wednesday at the Airliner.
Drai's Hollywood is bringing you another fantastic pool party this weekend, so throw on your swimsuit and shades for Skam Poolside Saturday. This Saturday, Sugar Ray's DJ Homicide headlines for a day of hip hop beats and open format mixes. Plus, Eric Cubeechee & Fashen will be heating up the rooftop pool deck all afternoon with stellar opening sets.
The Hollywood Bowl is kicking off a huge summer season this Saturday with an opening night featuring Aerosmith and John Legend, along with a massive fireworks spectacular. If you've never caught a show at the Bowl, make your way to Hollywood this weekend for an amazing live concert at one of the city's most incredible venues.
Rock out this Saturday in Pomona as Father John Misty, one of the most entertaining new voices on the scene, takes the stage for an eclectic live show of off-the-wall narratives and delirious, mind-blowing songs. A night with Father John Misty isn't just a concert, but a full-on experience that you'll have to see to believe.
It's all about the music this Saturday as the first-ever Venice Music Crawl kicks off with a full day of events at the hood's top venues. With over 30 bands and performers scheduled to throw down, you'll have the opportunity to catch a ton of shows with rock, hip hop, EDM and an eclectic mix of genres represented.
Los Globos is turning up the heat this Saturday night for a special edition of Cosmic Disco featuring spinmaster Mark Farina alongside local DJs Wally Callerio, G-Dubbs and DJembe. Hit the dance floor and get wild with live visuals by Traxex and sound reinforced by Los Globos' infamous Heartbeat Sound System.
Being the official world’s most popular DJ is just one of Armin van Buuren's many achievements, but the driving force behind his success is an overriding passion for dance music. As the only artist to rank #1 in DJ Mag's Top 100 poll four times in a row, Armin is a true legend of trance and progressive house. Feel the beat as Armin brings his Intense album tour to Create Nightclub this Saturday.
Celebrate LA's favorite food at the first annual Tacolandia, presented by LA Weekly. Expect a full day of music, tequila and more tacos than you can handle as over 30 taco-masters from LA, the OC and Mexico invade the Palladium for 5 hours of foodie action. The $20 ticket includes unlimited samples so this is the perfect opportunity to fill up before a night out in Hollywood.
Australian hip hop queen, Iggy Azalea is bringing her quick rhymes and mad beats to the Echoplex for back to back shows this Sunday and Monday. As one of the freshest female rappers on the scene, Azalea has made a splash over the past two years with hit singles like "Bounce" and "Work." Pre-sale tickets are sold out but get their early for a limited number of tickets at the door.
Led Zeppelin front-man Robert Plant is returning to the stage this week in LA alongside the Sensational Space Shifters for a highly-anticipated live performance at Shrine Auditorium. With a collection of fresh hits to debut, Plant is sure to put on an amazing show with an opening set from Grace Potter and the Nocturnals.
Mark your calendars, the Do LaB is bringing hometown DJ star Kraddy to King King for an epic show at King King. Known for bringing an undiluted sound of the underground to new audiences, Kraddy has come a long way since his days as a founder of the Glitch Mob. Catch Kraddy as he shatters the dance floor and melts your face with hybridized hip-hop, dubstep and dancehall magic - it's going to be wild.
There was a time when the LA Street Food Fest was on a tiny lot in Downtown LA and admissions lines were winding around the block. Those days are now over as the LA Street Food Fest is back at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena for its 4th installment on June 29th. A football stadium-sized street food fest? Awesome.
World-renowned house DJ Eric Prydz is making his way to Hollywood for a larger-than-life show at Create Nightclub that's sure to sell out quick. As the founder of Pryda Records and one of the most influential producers on the globe, Eric Prydz is one of the true legends of EDM. Catch him for a massive Wednesday night show - it's the perfect way to kick off your 4th of July holiday.
With a new location at beautiful Lake Skinner in Temecula, Lightning in a Bottle is getting a complete makeover this year. As the Do LaB's flagship music festival and the definitive antidote to soulless raves, LIB is a five-day outdoor event that is uniquely full of heart, with a true community experience surrounding huge electronic acts and eclectic world performers on three stunning stages.
After years of silence, The Postal Service is back in action with their "Give Up" 10th Anniversary Tour hitting all of the biggest cities in the US. From "Such Great Heights" to lesser-known hits, The Postal Service is ready to rock out at the Greek Theatre for back to back shows in LA - grab your tickets now, they're sure to sell out quick.
In 2011, Gary Richards (DJ Destructo) introduced HARD Summer to Los Angeles with a massive two-day bass fest at LA State Historic Park. This year, many of the same producers, DJs and performers that made the last two years so awesome are back for another round. Catch Knife Party, Justice, Bassnectar, Dog Blood and more huge names for the 3rd annual Hard Summer this August.
FYF Fest is one of LA's favorite Fall-time music events, featuring a diverse lineup of classic rockers, up and coming indie acts and dance-friendly electronic DJs. Taking place just north of downtown at LA State Historic Park, FYF Fest throws down at the city's most convenient outdoor venue, with tons of vendors, crafts, beer gardens and more.
Mad Decent is back with another round of massive block parties in 2013, showcasing all of the insane talent from their stacked roster of DJs, producers and hip hoppers. This summer, the Mad Decent crew is taking their party to LA on September 14th with some of the biggest names in trap, moombahton, electro and beyond.
Filter Magazine is back with their flagship music festival in Los Angeles this October as Culture Collide returns for its 4th annual event. Taking over Echo Park for 4 days of live performances and DJ events, Culture Collide 2013 is going bigger than ever with Phoenix, Dinosaur Jr. and more up and coming acts.