Tuesday, February 25

Concert review: Crowd energy carries Kim Petras’ performance in multisectional show

This post was updated Oct. 31 at 11:07 p.m. Kim Petras might be known for “woo-ah!”-ing her way through a show – but a concert can’t be sustained on crowd enthusiasm alone. Read more...

Photo: German singer Kim Petras continued her “The Clarity Tour” at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Wednesday night. The singer began her show, which was split into five sections, illuminated by a bright white light. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)


Q&A: Kim Petras discusses influence of horror movies on music, upcoming spooky concert

Kim Petras will be everyone’s bloody valentine the night before Halloween. Continuing her “The Clarity Tour” on Wednesday night at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall, the German singer will perform a spookier version of her set list in honor of the upcoming holiday. Read more...

Photo: German singer Kim Petras will continue her “The Clarity Tour” at Shrine Expo Hall on Wednesday Night. She said in honor of Halloween, she will perform a spookier version of her show. (Courtesy of Clare Gillen and Alexandre Moors)


Event on music of Ottoman diaspora will explore immigration, loss of homeland

Zabelle Panosian sang a hit record that became a staple of Armenian American households in the 1920s but died in anonymity. Panosian is one of the many immigrant musical performers whose songs will be presented during “Historic Recordings from the Ottoman Diaspora: Music & Migration” at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Read more...

Photo: Musical works by Sephardic oudist Louis Matalon (left) and Lebanese singer Evelyn Maroon (right), will be in Ian Nagoski’s “Historic Recordings from the Ottoman Diaspora: Music & Migration” at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. (Courtesy of Marjorie Collins/Library of Congress)



Music of India Ensemble to showcase student sitar skills at Westwood concert series

The sitar’s metal strings result in tough calluses but yield a delicate sound. The instrument – reminiscent of its Western guitar counterpart – is a plucked instrument with strings and 20 frets, used typically in Indian classical music. Read more...

Photo: The Music of India Ensemble will perform as part of the Westwood Village Concert Series on Thursday. The performance will feature a sitar, which is typically used in Indian classical music. (Courtesy of Dan Neuman)


‘The President’s Own’ United States Marine Band to perform at Royce Hall

The country’s oldest continuously active professional music organization will take the stage at Royce Hall on Wednesday evening. “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band was formed by an act of Congress signed by former-President John Adams in 1798. Read more...

Photo: “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band provides music for the president of the United States and the commandant of the Marine Corps. It will bring its music to Royce Hall as a part of its “National Concert Tour.” (Courtesy of Marine Band Office of Communication)




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