Goodbye, Cruel World 2022

As a next generation New Wave kid, when Goldenvoice announced a brand new festival for late Spring of 2020, my little black heart was overjoyed. Morrissey, Bauhaus, Echo & The Bunnymen — need I say more?! Cruel World was going to envelop my entire Spotify / Pandora streaming life, all into one day. And, then, […]

New Kids On The Block brings hottest variety show to St. Louis

New Kids On The Block brought a star-studded lineup to the Enterprise Center in St. Louis for an early stop on their nationwide Mixtape Tour 2022. This throwback variety special includes support from timeless performances by 90s R&B trio En Vogue, 80s hit and Youtube phenomenon Rick Astley and hip hop’s first female superstars, Salt-N-Pepa. […]

James Arthur & Nina Nesbitt get Nashville singing

James Arthur did not disappoint fans at his sold-out show at Nashville’s Cannery Ballroom. The 2012 X Factor UK winner played a well-rounded setlist that was sure to please every one of his concertgoers’ setlist wishlists. Nina Nesbitt opened the show solo and played a mix of songs on keys and guitar. Nesbitt showed her […]

Austin City Limits lineup announced for Fall 2022

Yeehaw, it’s OFFICIAL! The 2022 Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) lineup is here and it’s impressive. Like past years, the headliners are an eclectic mix and wide-ranging, from new-to-the scene artists to billboard chart-toppers to veteran bands that have been rocking festival circuits for years. Given the prowess and clout of ACL and its history, […]

Ohana Fest brings female-forward lineup for 2022

Eddie Vedder’s Ohana Fest is back and 2022 is bringing the best lineup yet! This fantastic three-day festival returns to its home along the sunny southern California coast at Doheney State Beach in Dana Point, CA September 30th through October 2nd. With the none other than the Fleetwood Mac queen herself, Stevie Nicks, headlining Day […]

Billie Eilish takes Happier Than Ever Tour to Sacramento

On the evening of Thursday, March 31st, thousands of fans descended upon Golden 1 Center in Sacramento to see Top 40’s brightest star — Billie Eilish. This show actually sold out in 2021, but was subsequently moved to 2022 due to COVID-19 protection measures. That did not deter the excitement, though, as the entry line nearly wrapped […]

Napa ready to uncork the next BottleRock for 2022

Wine meets music at the 8th Annual BottleRock Fest in Napa, California this May 27th through 29th! The three-day fest will include headliners Metallica, P!nk and Twenty One Pilots, with support from Luke Combs, The Black Crowes, Kygo, Pitbull, Greta Van Fleet, Mount Westmore, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, CHVRCHES, Banks, Bleachers, Alessia Cara, Vance Joy, Silversun […]

Artikal Sound System sues Dua Lipa over copyright infringement

Imagine toiling over a piece of art you’re creating. You’ve given everything you have to finish it and make it perfect. Now, imagine someone copies that piece of art. They gain notoriety, accrue accolades and make a boatload of cash off your work. Uncool and unethical, right? According to documents filed with the Los Angeles […]

Avril Lavigne returns with ‘Love Sux’ album

It’s time for the world to witness the return of Avril Lavigne! Getting her start in 2002 with the album Let Go, this pop punk princess exploded on Billboard charts (almost overnight) with the song “Complicated”, with the subsequent single “Sk8er Boi” becoming a pop punk staple soon thereafter. Thus, the album Let Go is […]

Los Angeles set for Snoop Dogg’s Once Upon A Time 2021

Once Upon A Time in LA 2021 returns from its 2019 debut! The festival was planned to come back in 2020, yet fell victim to the COVID-19 pandemic (as most did). The multigenerational jam-packed lineup for this year gives us a mix of oldies, funk and old and new-school hip hop. Hosted by Snoop Dogg, […]

8th Annual We Can Survive benefit concert coming to LA

It’s that time again to announce the world’s most popular musicians, coming together to show support for this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Once again, California is back to bring you its 8th Annual ‘We Can Survive‘ concert, presented by Audacy on October 23rd, at the famous Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, CA. After a concert-less […]

BeachLife Festival announces stacked lineup for Fall 2021

BeachLife is BACK! For those fortunate enough to catch the first round back in 2019, BeachLife Festival in Redondo Beach stands as the ultimate weekend party that you do not want to miss! Rooted in beach culture, the inaugural fest welcomed record numbers through the gates (and, when we say ‘gates’, these are ones located […]