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Live: Bob Moses, Miike Snow at Pappy and Harriet's, April 21

Live: Bob Moses, Miike Snow at Pappy and Harriet's, April 21

Wednesday, April 27, 2016  |  Guillermo Prieto

Pappy and Harriet’s hosted the final in-between Coachella show last Thursday, marking the end of three days of great performances.

Before the scheduled 8 p.m. show, I met a couple from Echo Park who gave the impression that they spent most of their formative years in the Echo and Echoplex—legendary L...

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Blues Brother: Kal David Finds a Home at Oscar's—When He's Not Touring the World, That Is

Blues Brother: Kal David Finds a Home at Oscar's—When He's Not Touring the World, That Is

Tuesday, April 26, 2016  |  Brian Blueskye

Kal David is a white guy from the South Side of Chicago—but, man, can he play the blues.

Kal—aka David Raskin—appears at Oscar’s Café and Bar with the Kal David Trio on Monday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. for “Blues and BBQ” when he’s not off touring the world. He also plays regularly at the Purple Room...

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Live: Melody's Echo Chamber at Pappy and Harriet's, April 20

Live: Melody's Echo Chamber at Pappy and Harriet's, April 20

Tuesday, April 26, 2016  |  Guillermo Prieto

Music fans at Pappy and Harriet’s last Wednesday had a choice to make: Go early and see a show by Deerhunter outdoors, or stay up late and see Melody’s Echo Chamber  inside at midnight.

I saw Melody’s Echo Chamber perform in front of thousands of music fans at FYF Fest last year—and I wanted to see h...

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Coachella 2016: Major Lazer Offers the Epic Prince Tribute Everyone Was Wanting

Coachella 2016: Major Lazer Offers the Epic Prince Tribute Everyone Was Wanting

Monday, April 25, 2016  |  Brian Blueskye

On Sunday night at Coachella, Major Lazer proved there’s not a stage big enough for the group.

I was fortunate enough to see Major Lazer’s Coachella appearance in the Mojave tent in 2013, so I had some idea what to expect. That show was epic— and drew a crowd so large that there was no escape.

When I to...

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Coachella 2016: Ice Cube Keeps His Promise to Get N.W.A.'s Surviving Members Back Together

Coachella 2016: Ice Cube Keeps His Promise to Get N.W.A.'s Surviving Members Back Together

Monday, April 25, 2016  |  Brian Blueskye

After he was announced as part of the Coachella lineup, Ice Cube said his goal for the performance was to get N.W.A. back together.

It didn’t happen during Coachella’s first weekend. But on the Saturday night of Weekend 2, he managed to accomplish just that.

Last weekend, both DJ Yella and MC Ren join...

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Coachella 2016: While Guns N' Roses Sounds Great, It Seems Like the Band's Time Has Passed

Coachella 2016: While Guns N' Roses Sounds Great, It Seems Like the Band's Time Has Passed

Sunday, April 24, 2016  |  Brian Blueskye

When the original lineup of Guns N’ Roses (or what was left of it) fell apart due to acrimony in the mid-late 1990s, it seemed that Axl Rose would never again play with the other men who made the band legendary.

Well, Axl made good with Duff McKagan (bass) and Slash (lead guitar) for a reunion at Coa...

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