The 21-year-old Bay Area rock ‘n’ roller showcases the dark noir and new-wave power-pop of his upcoming independently released debut album California’s Burning (3/3) in a live show that’ll make you believe again in old-school rock storytelling. The new album from the rising star praised by Entertainment Weekly, Paper Magazine and more channels the visceral energy of Johnny Cash, Guy Clark, Alfred Hitchcock and Raymond Chandler.
Charlie Puth, NBC’s Today Show and the New York Times all agree – this 17-year-old master of the guitar-and-loop pedal performance should be on your radar. She performs her sharply intelligent yet playful songs that observe Gen-Z life off her debut EP, A Little Awkward (S-Curve).
One of the world’s most prominent oud masters kicks off the 2017 season of Sounds of LA with the first of back-to-back concerts presented in collaboration with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, which also is releasing his upcoming album, Letters from Iraq (4/7).
Night two of the two-time GRAMMY nominee’s Sounds of LA 2017 kickoff previews his upcoming album, which features compositions telling the story of contemporary Baghdad based on letters he received from Iraqi women and children that depict a city in crisis but not without hope.
The 21-year-old Australian phenomenon – a self-taught multi-instrumentalist, a beat-boxing vocalist and a guitar-tapping loopologist who already has toured the world and played to millions of people – is on her first US tour. “Jungle,” the lead single from her latest EP Notion, reached No.1 on Australian radio, and last year she won the Triple J Unearthed “Artist of the Year” Award.
Both a disciple of Donna Summer, Chaka Khan and Michael Jackson and a student of Indian and Ghanaian dance, the dancing queen returns home to perform the “disco-groovy, bass-funked pop” (VICE Noisey) off her new EP, Good Look For You (Madame Gold Records).