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An Eclectic Mix Indeed: Justin Ledesma's Latest Iteration of Sunday Funeral—It's a Three-Piece Rock Band

An Eclectic Mix Indeed: Justin Ledesma's Latest Iteration of Sunday Funeral—It's a Three-Piece Rock Band

Friday, June 24, 2016  |  Brian Blueskye

The band Sunday Funeral has seen numerous members come and go since 2007—and frontman Justin Ledesma is the only member who has been a part of it all along.

Earlier this year, Sunday Funeral parted ways with guitarist and vocalist Brian Frang, and is now performing as a trio, with new bassist Andrea ...

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The Lucky 13: Troy Whitford, of the Sweat Act

The Lucky 13: Troy Whitford, of the Sweat Act

Tuesday, June 21, 2016  |  Brian Blueskye

Troy Whitford is best known as the drummer for the Sweat Act, and also plays for local supergroup 5th Town. Whitford tells us that the Sweat Act is planning a live recording of all the band’s songs. You can catch the Sweat Act for free on Saturday, June 25, at The Hood, along with The Hellions and S...

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Hot Sounds: Coachella Valley Rep Adds Jazz to Its Summer Lineup, Starting This Week With Sherry Williams

Hot Sounds: Coachella Valley Rep Adds Jazz to Its Summer Lineup, Starting This Week With Sherry Williams

Monday, June 20, 2016  |  Bonnie Gilgallon

The Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre has built an excellent reputation as a place to see thought-provoking theater since it was founded in 2008.

But this summer, as CV Rep takes its annual seasonal break from plays, founder and artistic director Ron Celona decided to try something new: a summer jaz...

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The Lucky 13: Terry McGuinness, of Desert Rock Radio

The Lucky 13: Terry McGuinness, of Desert Rock Radio

Friday, June 17, 2016  |  Brian Blueskye

Terry McGuinness is a well-known high-desert music figure. After being on the air with Radio Free Joshua Tree, which recently called it quits, McGuinness is now part of the new Internet-radio venture Desert Rock Radio.  He’s thrown some great shows at the Palms Restaurant in Twentynine Palms that ha...

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Punk-Rock Enigma: The Adicts Warm Up for a Big Tour at The Hood

Punk-Rock Enigma: The Adicts Warm Up for a Big Tour at The Hood

Wednesday, June 15, 2016  |  Brian Blueskye

Ever since the Adicts formed in England in 1975, they’ve been an enigma within the punk-rock world.

Frontman Keith “Monkey” Warren wears face paint during live performances similar to that of The Joker in Batman . Shows include streamers, confetti, toy instruments, bubbles and other various surprises.

I...

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Busy Fellas Indeed: L.A. Indie Psych-Rock Band Mystic Braves Makes Time for a Show at Pappy’s

Busy Fellas Indeed: L.A. Indie Psych-Rock Band Mystic Braves Makes Time for a Show at Pappy’s

Tuesday, June 14, 2016  |  Brian Blueskye

The group Mystic Braves has become one of Los Angeles’ most famous bands.

The group has enjoyed national tours, the release of three albums, and some recent shows with the Brian Jonestown Massacre. The group will bring its brand of psychedelic rock ’n’ roll to Pappy and Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace o...

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