Smokin’ Grooves 2019 Is Here

Smokin’ Grooves 2019 arrives in Long Beach at the perfect timing. Kicking off the summer on a high note, this one-day festival taking place on June 15, 2019 brings together the biggest names in R&B and hip-hop, including Usher, Erykah Badu, Ella Mai, Daniel Caesar, Kali Uchis, Common and more. Presented by Goldenvoice, this extremely talented and diverse lineup will take over the Queen Mary Events Park — serving as …

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Just Like Heaven Fest Arrives at Queen Mary Events Park

This festival is meant to be exactly how it sounds: Just Like Heaven. Taking place on Saturday and Sunday, May 3 and 4, the biggest and hottest names in alternative and indie rock conjoin to take the stage at the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach – including Phoenix, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, MGMT, Beach House, Miike Snow, Passion Pit and more. In fact, the original date sold out so quickly, …

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The Liftoff Takes Over FivePoint Amphitheatre

Summertime is upon us! Which means Power 106 is doing it bigger than they’ve ever done in the past. Living up to their slogan of being “Los Angeles’ #1 For Hip Hop” radio station, concert-goers are blessed with an all-star lineup of both up-and-coming and mainstream artists, including Mustard & Friends, G-Eazy, Tyga, French Montana, T-Pain, O.T. Genasis, A-Track, Roddy Ricch and more. Presented by Mercury Insurance, the one-day festival …

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Action Bronson: A Man of Many Talents

Action Bronson cannot be tamed … literally. Whether it’s his flourishing music career, culinary expertise, strong pen game or dry sense of humor, the all-around creative and entrepreneur has made a name for himself in the rap game and beyond. Hailing from New York where hip-hop was birthed, the “Actin Crazy” rapper prides himself in witty bars, clever punchlines and meaningful lyrics for the soul. In between being a father …

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Colette Lush: Shaking the R&B Game

Her bio reads singer, songwriter, graphic artist and professional ginger – the latter of which couldn’t be more fitting. Insert Colette Lush The Ginger, who is here to shake up the R&B game with her smooth, sultry vocals and soulful, free spirit. Three years ago, the Rancho Santa Margarita native stood before Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban during an audition for “American Idol,” receiving praise that would leave any aspiring singer …

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Francesco Yates Lives, Breathes, Sleeps Music

Being able to open for one of the world’s biggest, most talented pop stars isn’t too shabby, but actually being compared to Justin Timberlake? Sheesh …  Insert Francesco Yates, a singer, performer and all-around jokester out of Canada who lives, breathes, sleeps music. Entering the music industry at the young age of 16, the Toronto native brings his own unique flavor to the pop realm, pairing smooth buttery vocals with …

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Rebelution Headlines at Long Beach’s One Love Cali Fest

If you love reggae, you love Rebelution. Scratch that. If you love good music, you love Rebelution. Hardly able to be boxed into one genre, the reggae-inspired rock band came into fruition in 2004, and has since catapulted into one of the biggest touring acts in the world. Hailing from Isla Vista, the group consists of four members: Lead vocalist Eric, keyboardist Rory, bassist Marley D. Williams, and drummer Wesley, …

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Herchell L. Carrasco is the O.C. Bred Tattoo Artist for the Biggest Names in Music

Herchell L Carrasco is far from your average tattoo artist. From personal experience, anyone who’s met him can vouch that his heart is as big as his sleeve – literally. For having tattooed some of the industry’s biggest names – Kyle Kuzma, Zo, YBN Nahmir, Trippie Redd, to name a few – the Mexican-American, O.C.-bred all-around creative remains incredibly humble and soft-spoken, as if he didn’t just tattoo hip-hop’s most sought-after artist (6ix9ine) …

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Shows Not to Miss at The Observatory in 2019

If your favorite artist announces a tour, chances are they are coming through The Observatory in Santa Ana. Proudly standing as the premiere music venue in Orange County, this venue hosts a wide array of musical talent from up-and-coming to top-tier to legends. Often times, there will be two shows happening simultaneously, one in the intimate Constellation Room which holds 300, and one in the spacious main room of The …

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Caroline Grace Chats About Career, Goals and Work Ethic

Caroline Grace is here to prove dreams really do come true, if you work hard and stay true to yourself. At 22 years old, the pop and R&B songstress has already opened for KYLE on select dates of his Lightspeed World Tour, including San Diego and Hollywood. Somewhere in between those two cities is where she is bred, in the beautiful city of Laguna Beach. Moving to L.A. four years …

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