The brunette in the backward pink mesh trucker hat and booty shorts grabs a megaphone and addresses her fellow campers. "WECOME TO COOOOACHEELLLA." The congregation of twenty 20-somethings lustily applauds. It's Thursday night, a dozen hours before the festival officially begins, and the rules ar ... More >>
The Red 100's have a lot to be thankful for this year. Winning the DOMA for Best Blues Act, the band released an EP, Live Off the Floor, in April. Adding to pile of recordings, bassist/singer Robbie D Love (not D., just D) released a solo album, Love Vibrations, a few weeks ago. With a show coming ... More >>
Mick Jagger, the ultimate frontman‚ÄčMake no mistake; there is a big difference between a run-of-the-mill lead singer and a bona fide frontman. Huge, really. Not just anybody has the magnetism required to convince 20,000 people at the American Airlines Center to raise their hands above their heads a ... More >>
‚ÄčEvery few years, we all hear songs about California that define that state for a few years until the next. Back in the '90s, it was Tupac and Dr. Dre's "California Love." Last decade, it was "California" by Phantom Planet. Hell, there is a laundry list of iconic songs about the state.Katy Perry's ... More >>
Out where the Jšgermeister flows, we rock
Baby, we got them House of Blues blues
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In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top 10 music stories were all about winning the popular vote
In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.
Friday, August 27
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