Caifanes fills the Hollywood Bowl for a night of Spanish rock

Eagerness and excitement filled Los Angeles on the Wednesday night of June 5th, as an enormous line of cars quickly filled the multiple parking lots of the Hollywood Bowl. The Spanish rock legends Café Tacvba and Caifanes were in town! Before arriving at the Hollywood Bowl, there was a lot of traffic at the final […]

Coachella 2024 Weekend Two: Day One

Top Shelf has never had the pleasure of attending the catalyst of all Goldenvoice festivals… until this year. Of course, we’re talking the alpha, the omega, COACHELLA! Spanning two weekends in the sun-soaked Empire Polo Club grounds just south of Palm Springs, Coachella has become synonymous with the quintessential festival experience — the Maserati of […]

5 hidden gems at Coachella (besides the music, obvi)

It’s here — another two glorious weekends at Coachella! While Weekend One-ers are gearing up for the great unveiling of the 2024 installment, let’s look at a few not-so-obvious thrill spots and chill spots that await attendees of both weekends. Sure, the music’s great. But what else? Between the iconic ferris wheel and the controlled […]

An epic night with Enanitos Verdes in Anaheim

Excitement filled Anaheim as fans eagerly waited outside the House of Blues in the rain. The line was so long that security had to redirect people inside the 4th floor of the parking garage in the Garden Walk! Although rain was falling, it did not bring down the moods of eager Enanitos fans. As soon […]

Rock, ska, reunions… Coachella changes it up for 2024

We’re living in an era of nostalgia, with even the weirdest fads returning full-force. Reboots of 80s movies are bringing in the most chatter at the box office, while bands that were seemingly forgotten a few years ago are currently selling out tours at numbers never thought plausible. So… it was only a matter of […]

Bottlerock 2024 will blow minds this Memorial Day in Napa Valley

This time of year might have us all snowed-in and snuggly, but it’s also the time of year to plan ahead for all the fun times lurking on the horizon. One such event is the annual BottleRock Festival in Napa Valley, CA — bringing the best of music, food, wine, and more to the forefront […]

Hawaiian reggae band, Chala drops latest single “Breeze”

Take an oceanside ride with me as we get to know Chala; a culturally diverse reggae band with latin and R&B influences here to make their mark in the music community. They call Maui home, but their roots extend from the U.S. down to South America. Formed in 2012 by lead vocalist Benjamin Cerda, Chala […]

Siblings Jesse & Joy sell out Ace of Spades in Sacramento

On July 14, the bustling city of Sacramento welcomed the talented sibling duo Jesse & Joy to the stage at the iconic Ace of Spades venue. The concert, which had been eagerly anticipated, did not disappoint. The sold-out show was a testament to the duo’s enduring popularity, and the energy in the air was palpable […]