Anyone who’s been to a hip hop show knows how fun they can be, but seeing Blackalicious live is an experience everyone should have before they die. Consisting of Gift of Gab on the microphone and Chief Xcel behind the ones and twos, Blackalicious are one of hip hop’s most lyrically flexible and beat twisting [...]
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Craving a trendy ambiance, with fun innovative food? Well, for something like that you’ll need to trek all the way to Los Angeles or Orange County , using all your money for gas and parking instead of an awesome meal right? “Rapour” at Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga is eager to prove you wrong. Yes, [...]
If your a fan of Dia de Los Muertos art and tradition then you wont want to miss the 13th Annual Dia de Los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The annual celebration features 100+ alters, hundreds of Aztec Ritual dancers, art, food and a performance from Grammy Award Winning and home town natives Ozomatli. The event [...]
BIG BOY and FUZZY (of Los Angeles’ number one Hip Hop Station POWER 106) and GUERILLA UNION (the promoters behind world-class events such as ROCK THE BELLS FESTIVAL SERIES and SMOKEOUT FESTIVAL) have just announced the launch of BIG BOY’S BLOCK PARTY. The first annual event has locked in performances by LUPE FIASCO, BIG SEAN, [...]
The 90th anniversary L.A. County Fair arrives Labor Day Weekend on Friday, August 31st and continues until Sunday, September 30th. The nation’s largest county fair promises 23 days of excitement for all by offering an eclectic mix of world-class concerts, educational, diverse and interactive exhibits, mouth-watering food, unique shopping, exciting horse racing, a thrilling carnival [...]
Matisyahu/katchafire– Sunday, July 15, 7:100 p.m. Matisyahu assembled a backing band and together recorded Shake Off the Dust…Arise, which was released by JDub Records in 2004. While touring, Matisyahu recorded one of his February 2005 concerts and released the material as Live at Stubb’s, which was issued in April courtesy of Or Music before getting [...]
The Official 2012 Hangar’s concert lineup includes: Journey Unauthorized: A Salute to the Music of Journey – Friday, July 13, 8:30 p.m. The combined product of bay-area natives Perry Stevens, Ray Potter, Damion Mantle, Jimmy Wells and Dave Matthews, this is a salute to Journey’s music that recreates the sights and sounds of the 1980s band. “Led [...]
After months of agonizing anticipation, the good people behind the FYF Fest (formerly the Fuck Yeah Fest) finally made good on their promises and constant teasing by announcing the lineup for this year’s fest. Taking place on September 1 and 2 at the L.A. State Historic Park in downtown Los Angeles, FYF is one of [...]
Guerrilla Union and Rock the Bells must really love their fans because they just announced so many more artists to their already stacked line up! They already announced that they added DMX, Eve, Jadakiss, Mix Master Mike, Pusha T & Future and now they’re bringing even more people into the mix by adding Big Sean, Curren$y, MOP, [...]
POWER 106, Where Hip Hop lives, proudly announces the lineup for Powerhouse 2012. Once again the live Hip Hop event of the summer, Powerhouse 2012 will feature a massive lineup – everything from West Coast artists Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar and YG, to chart topping artists, J.Cole, Young Jeezy, T.I. plus breakout star TYGA and much more!
Rapper Kendrick Lamar and R&B artist Musiq Soulchild will be co-headliners at the 2012 Spring Splash Music Festival at the University of California, Riverside. Sponsored by the Associated Students Program Board (ASPB), the concert is scheduled from 2 to 7 p.m. on Saturday April 28, 2012. With pop duo Capital Cities and local up-and-comers The [...]
I wasn’t sure what to think about Paid Dues 2012. The debate that kept running through my mind was whether it was going to be great and amazing, or amazing and great. Well, it turns out that both were true and Paid Dues 2012 turned out to be one of the ultimate musical experiences ever. What could be better than seeing hip hop legends Wu-Tang Clan, Three 6 Mafia, People Under the Stairs, Odd Future, Hieroglyhpics, Mac Miller, Living Legends, and Dipset?
Hopefully you’re getting excited about the upcoming Paid Dues Festival on April 7th! Well just in case you weren’t excited enough, Guerrilla Union has decided to have an amazing sweepstakes that will give someone and a friend the ultimate Paid Dues Festival Experience! Details to enter are available on their website and the winner will [...]
One of the best things about having The Barn at UCR in the Inland Empire is the number of events they have. Located on the beautiful campus of UCR, they host anything from top notch musical guests ranging from Mos Def to Against Me!, to political talks with folks like Cornell West and Reza Aslan. [...]
Rage Against the Machine, Goldenvoice (the brains behind the ever awesome Coachella Arts and Music Festival), and KROQ have announced L.A. Rising at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on July 30, 2011. This huge, full-day concert features Rage Against the Machine, Muse, Rise Against, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Immortal Technique, and El Gran Silencio.
What do Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Steven Tyler, Black Eyed Peas, Kenny Chesney, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Lopez, Carrie Underwood, Jane’s Addiction, Nicki Ninaj, John Mayer, David Guetta, Rascal Flatts, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson, Sublime with Rome, Usher and Sting have in common? They’ll all be playing at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on September 23 and 24, just a short drive up the 15 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. This makes the Inland Empire the closest metro area to this festival of all festivals outside of Las Vegas.