Holiday Concert Series

Compiled by OLGA RAMAZ
El Vaquero Editor in Chief

December 1, 2006

'Tis the season for music. Vocal, instrumental, from jazz to classical. Here is a brief listing of performances meant to satisfy any musical palate. Holiday Choral Concert — Director Jayne Campbell invites everyone to attend...

She Wants Revenge, Placebo Rock the Greek

RACHEL MILLS
El Vaquero Staff Writer

November 3, 2006

She Wants Revenge and Placebo kicked off the first of a series of co-headline concerts at the Greek Theater on Oct. 22. A DJ trapped in a trance spun music to the eager fans while they waited for the bands to play. Just a li...

L.A. Weekly Detour Festival: Live Entertainment in the Heart of Downtown

CARLOS VILLAREAL
El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 20, 2006

L.A. Weekly hosted their first annual Detour Music Festival on Oct. 7, bringing music, art and dancing apes to the heart of Downtown L.A. Soon after exiting the Hill St./ Chinatown exit off the 110 freeway, drivers found bright, fl...

Sixth Annual ‘Bamboozle Left’ Makes First Ever Trek to Los Angeles

GRAIG AGOP
El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 20, 2006

Over 10,000 fans packed the athletic field at Cal Poly Pomona on Oct. 14 and 15 for the sixth annual "Bamboozle Left Festival," which made its first stop ever to Los Angeles. The event featured well over 80 bands playing on fi...

Year Future’s ‘First World Fever’ Unleashes Massive Audio Assault

CARLOS VILLARREAL
El Vaquero Staf Writer

April 7, 2006

Los Angeles should be proud to know that there are still bands within its sprawling metropolis that are more concerned with their music than their hairstyles. L.A.'s Year Future takes the rest of the watered-down, bubblegum pop ba...

English Teacher Releases New CD

MICHAEL ALPERT
El Vaquero Staff Writer

March 24, 2006

The sounds of folk music fill the halls of the administration building on Wednesday during lunch time, thanks to Dennis Doyle on the mandolin and Desmond Kilkeary on the concertina. Doyle has just released his eighth album of...

‘Get Steady,’ Jonny Lives! Rocks Indie Scene With New EP

OLGA RAMAZ
El Vaquero Arts and Entertainment Edit

March 10, 2006

Indie acts are steadily taking over the airwaves. With radio stations like KDLD (Los Angeles and Orange County) providing a niche for independent bands to show off their stuff, the increased popularity of such artists is on the...

Concoction of Experiments With a Dash of Boredeom

OLGA RAMAZ
El Vaquero Arts and Entertainment Edit

March 10, 2006

Transporting the listener into a world of zen by way of drum machines and guitars, artist Wade Williamson has followed up his 2003 full-length release, "A Few Things to Hear Before We All Blow Up," with "The Trashcan Electric...

Rock ’n’ Roll Diary Bif Naked Style

OLGA RAMAZ
El Vaquero Arts and Entertainment Edit

December 9, 2005

"Every song is a love song" according to Bif Naked, an artist who has steadily claimed fame with her energetic, pump-up-the-volume type music and her don't need you attitude. At first glance this Betty Paige-esque femme fatale co...

Cardigans Button it up With New CD

OLGA RAMAZ
El Vaquero Arts and Entertainment Edit

October 21, 2005

Not a typical breeding ground for pop music, Sweden is generally known for its Swedish meatballs and one of its greatest pop exports to date, Abba. But Sweden also gave the world The Cardigans, one of the most successful bands of...

Local Band Goes Beyond L.A.

OLGA RAMAZ
El Vaquero Arts and Entertainment Edit

October 7, 2005

Typically, lunch time at Glendale High School consisted of bad cafeteria food, cramming for an exam, which followed lunch, an occasional cat fight, and what seemed like impromptu entertainment courtesy of the Associated Student...

Garbage Comes Back Strong With ‘Bleed Like Me’

OLGA RAMAZ
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 6, 2005

Garbage is back and has, to some extent, evolved, leaving behind the sound that made their music a staple of the '90s. "Bleed Like Me," the follow-up to their 2001 release "Beautifulgarbage," hopes to elevate Garbage once again...

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