Thursday, April 25


Weekend Review: Verka Serduchka

The Friday night journey to the Saban was kind of like the naturalization process "“ it involved traveling what felt like a great distance along with masses of other people with the same cause, and in the process, expensive documents (a concert ticket, for instance) were lost by the authorities (or a concert venue). Read more...


Ugandan Jewish community leader brings music and message to UCLA

JJ Keki is something of a modern Renaissance man, combining roles as a farmer, activist, statesman and Grammy-nominated musician. It is thanks largely to his diverse efforts that the small Jewish Abayudaya community is reemerging in the African nation of Uganda, despite suffering greatly in the 1970s under the military dictatorship of Idi Amin. Read more...


UK offers vibrant musical culture

For Bruins who studied or interned abroad in Great Britain, Scotland and Ireland, memories of places traveled seem to be associated with their perspective sound, whether it is jazz in a subway station, a British rock band in a nightclub or Gaelic music in a pub or traditional ball. Read more...


Guitarist Rob Roberge, bassist John Talley-Jones and drummer Kevin Barrett of the Urinals will be performing at The Smell.

Urinals pioneer subculture

Nothing, except for maybe just a hint of a swagger, gave away John Talley-Jones as a past and present member of a punk band "“ much less one by the crude name of the Urinals. Read more...

Photo: Guitarist Rob Roberge, bassist John Talley-Jones and drummer Kevin Barrett of the Urinals will be performing at The Smell.

Guitarist Rob Roberge, bassist John Talley-Jones and drummer Kevin Barrett of the Urinals will be performing at The Smell.


Concert Review: The Used

Every year, corporations spend billions of dollars on marketing, trying to connect with their target demographics and understand their innermost desires. But all they really need to do is whatever The Used has been doing. Read more...



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