Tour

Catch Scott Stapp out on the MAKE AMERICA ROCK AGAIN Tour.

August 9, 2017

  Scott Stapp is currently out on the Make America Rock Again Tour and it is definitely a great one!  We caught Scott Stapp last year out on this tour and it was one of our highlight shows of 2016. He blew us away with his magical awe-inspiring performance.  In an interview with Scott back in 2014, we talked about what he most looks forward to out on the road and he explained this feeling, “I look forward to this feeling that I get onstage… compared to an athlete being “in the zone”. It keeps me fired up and passionate and I want that feeling, and I strive to go to that place live where you almost feel like you are not in control but you have no fear. You feel you can hit every note, physically you feel great, you feel completely in the spirit of the vibe and the feeling, and connected with all your senses but again you feel like there is something else. That is a feeling I live for…. It is [Read More]

Festival

HIGH AND LOW FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE COMEDY LINE UP, Tickets on Sale Now!

August 9, 2017

High & Low Festival  has announced its comedy lineup, curated by The Hard Times. Check out the news below: AUGUST 9TH, 2017 – LOS ANGELES, CA – High and Low Festival has announced its comedy line-up today featuring some of the most hilarious up and coming comedians in the scene. Curated by The Hard Times, it features stand up comedy from headliners Kurt Braunholer, Mike Lawrence, Cameron Esposito and Guy Branum. Additionally, Eli Olsberg, Emily Heller, Dave Ross, Rhea Butcher, Ryan Long, Chris Fairbanks Allen Strickland Williams, David Gborie, Paige Weldon, Sam Tallent, Solomon Giorgio, Janine Brito, Christ Estrada, and Jay Shingle will be performing. This is the first time The Hard Times has curated a comedy set at a festival and one not to miss.  Stage times will be posted day of.   The Hard Times is a very real punk news site that you should not question. Just absorb the information as truth and move on. The historic satire site was founded in December 1982 at 171A studios while the founding members were eating broken glass [Read More]

Goo Goo Dolls Shoreline
Music News

Goo Goo Dolls John Rzeznik surprises couple at their wedding with a performance of Iris

August 9, 2017

Goo Goo Dolls John Rzeznik surprises couple at their wedding. A couple recently had a surprise of a lifetime. John Rzeznik, lead singer of the Goo Goo Dolls surprised the couple at their wedding. Rzeznik, guitar in hand, appeared on stage at the couple’s reception to perform an acoustic version of their classic hit “Iris” for the newlyweds’ first dance.  Watch the video below: What an amazing and emotional performance. It takes me back to our recent coverage of the Goo Goo Dolls at the Shoreline Amphitheater. We were there to cover the first night of their Long Way Home Summer Tour. In case you missed it, check out our review below: The Goo Goo Dolls Shoreline show was AMAZING last night! John Rzeznik and Robby Takac kicked off their Long Way Home Summer Tour with a stellar performance in Mountain View, CA. Their headline tour will take them across the country and run through mid-September. Their final show is at the Greek Theatre, Los Angeles. The tour features opening act Phillip Phillips who got the [Read More]

Alternative

Check out indie alt-pop artist Dutch Party and their new track Blade Runner

August 9, 2017

Dutch Party is the creative indie alt-pop creation by Ken Franklin.Dutch Party have just released their new track Blade Runner. The infectious track is the first song of their upcoming EP Combat Pop. The self-produced EP is set to release this fall. Take a listen here:   About Dutch Party: Originally hailing from Twin Peaks in San Francisco, Ken Franklin started writing and recording music after he discovered a recording booth in a small closet beneath the stairs of his parents house, that had been hidden for decades behind a wall of boxes. Inside was a reel-to-reel tape machine, an echo box, and two guitars which Franklin soon used to experiment with different sounds and sonic textures to create his own songs. After moving to LA, Ken started indie alt pop band, Dutch Party, while living in Echo Park with the intent of adding more subversion to the American airwaves. Dutch Party creates music affectionately referred to as “pop with a purpose”.  The band has quickly found success with placements on various networks including ABC and MTV [Read More]

music

Saint Mesa release new lyric video for Beads and catch them out on tour with courtship

August 9, 2017

  One of our favorite bands from BottleRock 2017 is without a doubt Saint Mesa. Saint Mesa features Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Danny McCook. His smooth vocals and infectious sound, brings out a mystical vibe that is inviting and mesmerizing. Saint Mesa has just released a new lyric video for their track Beads.  About the new video they commented via Instagram,   BEADS LYRIC VIDEO Really stoked we’re (finally) releasing this. Cool story about this one, we made this whole rainforest set in my parents garage. Super diy. Made a working fountain with a rock pool and moss and everything. V proud of @onlysuperstition , this is his first time directing and editing a video to this scope, he absolutely killed it.  Once again,  Saint Mesat takes you on a tropical journey of rich colors and warmth.  Check out the lyric video  here:   We are excited to share with you the tour dates as Saint Mesa will be heading out on a West Coast run with courtship. We hope you pick up your tickets and get out [Read More]

Music News

Don’t miss Pokey LaFarge at legendary Fillmore in SF on August 19th

August 9, 2017

Mark your calendars for August 19th and get yourself to the legendary Fillmore in San Francisco. Pokey LaFarge is set to perform his infectious style of music, bringing together everything from rockabilly, country blues, western swing, jazz  and so much more. His style and music is a crowd pleaser for all music lovers. Pokey LaFarge is currently out on his summer tour in support of his new album, Manic Revelations, released on Rounder Records, which has garnered high praises. Album is available on  iTunes and Amazon.  1. Riot In The Streets 2. Must Be A Reason 3. Better Man Than Me 4. Bad Dreams 5. Mother Nature 6. Silent Movie 7. Good Luck Charm 8. Going To The Country 9. Wellington 10. I Will Never Change   Check out his video for Must Be A Reason here: We are looking forward to the show at the legendary Fillmore which provides the perfect atmosphere to get lost in the music of Pokey LaFarge. For more details on the show and to pick up your tickets head over to: [Read More]

Music News

Bidding farewell to Glen Campbell and my list of his Top 10 songs

August 8, 2017

We are very saddened to share the news of Glen Campbell’s passing. The following post was shared on their Facebook page: It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and legendary singer and guitarist, Glen Travis Campbell, at the age of 81, following his long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Glen is survived by his wife, Kim Campbell of Nashville, TN; their three children, Cal, Shannon and Ashley; his children from previous marriages, Debby, Kelli, Travis, Kane, and Dillon; ten grandchildren, great- and great-great-grandchildren; sisters Barbara, Sandra, and Jane; and brothers John Wallace “Shorty” and Gerald. In lieu of flowers, donations for Alzheimer’s research may be made to the Glen Campbell Memorial Fund at BrightFocus Foundation through the donation page at Careliving.org. A personal statement from Kim Campbell will follow. The family appreciates your prayers and respect for their privacy at this time. http://www.careliving.org/glen-campbell-memorial-donation/   Glen’s music truly had an impact on my love of music. Being the youngest of six, I was always treated [Read More]