The B-52s

Darker Waves Festival, An Upcoming New Wave Fest On The Beach This Fall

By Alyson Camus | June 22, 2023

The appeal for New Wave and beyond is still well alive

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue –July 1982 (Volume 14, Number 2) 

By Steve Crawford | January 15, 2023

I feel like we’ve spawned a Frankenstein lobster

The B-52s Add More Shows To Farewell Tour

By admin | May 13, 2022

Their North American farewell tour will now visit 12 cities

L.A. Burning, West Coast Concert Picks July 29th To August 4th

By Alyson Camus | August 13, 2019

Mumford & Sons are playing on Saturday

The 1,000 Greatest Songs of the 1980s – 810 to 801

By Steve Crawford | March 13, 2019

a weirdo litmus test in rural America


By Alyson Camus | September 28, 2018

Courtney Barnett is at the Greek Theatre on Friday

Night On Broadway, Saturday January 27th 2018

By Alyson Camus | January 29, 2018

Who has said Los Angeles doesn’t have a vibrant downtown?

Night On Broadway, A Free Event Headlined By The B-52’s And War On January 27th

By Alyson Camus | January 8, 2018

‘Night on Broadway has been described as ‘a love letter to Los Angeles’

The Growlers Six, Saturday And Sunday October 28th & 29th 2017

By Alyson Camus | November 1, 2017

a line up that could make the FYF fest jealous.

The Growlers Six In A Few Photos, Sunday October 29th 2017

By Alyson Camus | October 30, 2017

the fun never stopped, until the Growlers closed the night


By Alyson Camus | August 6, 2017

The Birth Defects are playing at the Hi Hat on Friday

1979 – A+ List

By Steve Crawford | July 2, 2014

. “Boogie Wonderland,” Earth, Wind, & Fire. EWF managed to be all things to all people in the late ‘70s – they had elements of disco and funk, but stayed safely within the confines of Top 40 music. Looking back, they seemed bigger than they were – scoring seven Top Ten hits, four in ’78 and ’79. This happy feet dance number, which included The Emotions on vocals, captured the giddy vibe of the disco era,.

Essential New Wave Tracks, Part II

By Steve Crawford | January 22, 2014

In the second and final look at essential new wave tracks, we go beyond silly looking hair to chronicle yellow hazmat suits, energy dome hats, and the death of Marc Bolen. I hope the chorus of “People Who Died” leaves my brain before Valentine’s Day