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Completely happy Thursday!
We’re simply a few days away from the inaugural California Is For Lovers Pageant, which is happening out at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado on Saturday, Aug. 26.
The only-day occasion is a touring competition curated by Ohio-based emo rock band Hawthorne Heights. The lineup for the Is For Lovers exhibits differ from state-to-state, however California’s roster is fairly strong with Alkaline Trio, Thrice and Bayside on the invoice.
It will likely be a day full of nostalgia for the elder millennials who keep in mind what it was prefer to sweat it out on the blacktop throughout the glory years of the Vans Warped Tour. Earlier this month, I caught up with Hawthorne Heights vocalist and rhythm guitarist JT Woodruff to speak about constructing this competition model, what it means to him to have the ability to convey it to Southern California and why the emo/screamo scene of the early-to-mid ’00s is seeing such a large resurgence.
Learn our full interview and learn the way to get tickets to California is For Lovers right here.
? Left Coast Luau switches to Maui Profit
Brew Ha Ha Productions‘ inaugural Left Coast Luau, that includes units by Reverend Horton Warmth, Lengthy Seaside Dub Allstars, Ozomatli, Teenage Goo Goo Muck and extra, has changed into a profit for the Maui Robust Fund.
Following the devastating and lethal fires that ravaged Maui earlier this month, the occasion manufacturing firm introduced that every one earnings from the present would go on to the fund. Even some artists, together with Social Distortion‘s guitarist Jonny “Two Luggage” Wickersham, have introduced they’re donating their pay, minus bills, to the fund, too.
Learn extra in regards to the Left Coast Luau and learn the way to donate to the Maui Robust Fund right here.
? Insomniac Doubles Down on New Yr’s Eve
Insomniac Occasions is internet hosting duel New Yr’s Eve events in Los Angeles and Las Vegas on Dec. 30-31 with its Ceaselessly Midnight Festivals. EDM acts will swap off taking part in every of the dates together with a bunch of different artists that will likely be distinctive to every present.
Kaytranada, Sofi Tukker, Deeper Goal, Chloe Caillet, Archie Hamilton and extra are scheduled to carry out. Discover out extra in regards to the lineups and how you can get tickets right here.
? The Roxy Turns 50
Iconic Sundown Strip nightclub and live performance venue, The Roxy Theatre, turns 50 this fall and proprietor Lou Adler is celebrating the milestone with a sequence of exhibits, exhibitions and extra.
The West Hollywood venue will host Neil Younger & Loopy Horse on Sept. 20-21, 50 years to the day when Younger opened the small-capacity room again in 1973. There may also be an exhibit inside The Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles and several other anniversary live shows headlined by acts like Wallows, an up-and-coming LA-area band, and Stephen Marley, who will carry out his father Bob Marley‘s iconic “Stay on the Roxy” album, which was recorded on the membership in 1976.
Learn extra about The Roxy and its anniversary occasions right here.
? Chris Shiflett Goes Solo
Whereas Foo Fighters‘ guitarist Chris Shiflett has been busy out with the band headlining large festivals and stadium exhibits this 12 months, he’s taking the time in between these gigs to share his newest solo music.
Schiflett’s third solo album, “Misplaced at Sea,” is due out on Oct. 20, however he’s been taking part in new songs at extra intimate membership gigs. He’s coming to the Stomach Up in Solana Seaside on Thursday, Aug. 24 and The Venice West in Venice on Friday, Aug. 25.
I jumped on the telephone with Shiflett to speak about his solo materials, having Orange County native and present Lengthy Seaside resident Josh Freese be part of Foo Fighters and about his new podcast, “Shred with Shifty.” Learn our full interview right here.
Till subsequent week, thanks for studying and maintain rockin’!
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