A Very Special Anniversary

Chance The Rapper @ Kia Forum [9/21/23] Photos by Timothy Norris / Kia Forum Photos It’s a magical night tonight within LA’s historic Forum. We’ve gathered here for a very momentous occasion: the 10th anniversary of Chance the Rapper’s breakthrough mixtape, Acid Rap.  Chance The Rapper comes out strong with one of his biggest songs,…

Taylor Swift Who?

Beck @ Kia Forum [8/07/23] Photos by Timothy Norris It’s hard to compete with Taylor Swift, but the Swiftie dads know “Where It’s At.” And so do my sister and I, as we enter LA’s famous Forum. The musical behemoth that is Taylor Swift is playing just next door at Sofi Stadium. Luckily we got…

One Big, Beautiful Mess

Danny Elfman @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre [8/03/23] Photos by Alex Matthews It’s a crisp, Summer night in Chula Vista and I’m ready for Spider-Man. I’m also ready for Batman, Doctor Strange, The Simpsons, Oingo Boingo…I’m ready for it all. Or at least I think I am. I honestly don’t know what to expect…

5 Artists to See @ HARD Summer 2023

Hard Summer is set to take-over downtown Los Angeles in a major way on August 5th and 6th. Hard Summer is being held across 5 stages in LA Memorial Coliseum, BMO Stadium, and Exposition Park. This is the first year Hard Summer is utilizing this venue combination and since it’s taking place in the literal…

My Favorite Part of the Brain

Hippo Campus @ SOMA It’s my good friend Brad’s birthday today and I’ve made the trip to San Diego’s historic SOMA to see the sensational indie-rock band Hippo Campus. I’ve only ever been to the smaller side stage at SOMA. But tonight, I’m eagerly waiting to see Hippo Campus rock SOMA’s sizable main-stage. The impressive…