Music Notes: Hot Musicians You Should See ! Hot Show Tickets on Sale NOW!

LA Peeps, wake up and let’s get moving to the beat of indie musicians. Here is a collection of dates in LA for you to check out!

LA-based folk duo We Are The West is having a secret show for their Underground Parking Garage Series in Santa Monica, CA on 1/31.

we-are-the-westWE ARE THE WEST is ready to roar into 2015 s with a brand new season of underground parking garage musical explorations. Join them on Saturday January 31 for the first foray of the year as they welcome The Youngs as very their special guests.
They are are also presenting brand new work by David A. Soto, who painted the cover to their latest release, ‘Regards’.

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See you underground!
JAN 31, 2015
8p doors
8.30p The Youngs
9.30p We Are The West

Did you notice I didn’t give you a location? It’s a SECRET!! However if you check out the FACEBOOK Page of We Are the WEST, you can find out WHERE this cool event is! !!

The group recently released their EP, Regards, featuring singles “Hold On” and “Regards.”
The new 3 track EP is a complementary EP, a postcard or hand-shake, from the band in between their 4 part debut album series. The two men, Brett Hool and John Kibler, have previously performed on stage alongside big acts including Pete Yorn, Lord Huron and Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers.


AMERICANA SOUL DUO, Freddy & Francine!

Sounds kind of crazy but this “reunion meets residency” at the Hotel Cafe is a HOT, haute ticket!

This residency marks the official reunion of the duo ending a three-year hiatus to the demand and delight of their extremely loyal fanbase. Performing at Hotel Cafe on January 17, 24 and 31, 2015 at 9pm, Freddy & Francine will feature special guests and introduce new songs from a new album planned for release in 2015.

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With fans nationwide clamoring for their return, Freddy & Francine (stage names for Lee Ferris and Bianca Caruso) felt compelled to return to the stage, announcing their official musical reunion with performances at Hotel Cafe for three Saturdays in January.

Listen here:

Freddy & Francine performing “Sideman” for the NPR Tiny Desk Concert.
Recorded by Noah Needleman
Percussion by Michael Duffy

Favorably compared to The Lumineers, Civil Wars, Ray Lamontagne and Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Freddy & Francine is the stage name of artists Lee Ferris (guitar, vocals) and Bianca Caruso (vocals) who met in Los Angeles while performing in a 2007 production of the musical HAIR. As Freddy & Francine’s fan-base grew to sold out shows, the pair grew romantically involved and their chemistry off stage spilled into their music striking a chord both with the media and with music fans. Hits Magazine described their live set as “captivating”, and their song “Brownstone Alley” was named TOP TUNE on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Though fans were naturally drawn to the duo calling their live shows “mesmerizing and electrifying”, the complicated nature of their romantic relationship led to their eventual break up both personally and musically.

With one EP and two full-length albums under their belts, and a three-year break behind them, Freddy & Francine are back by popular demand, hitting the live music circuit in L.A. with a three-week residency at Hotel Cafe.

Show details in summary:
WHO: Freddy & Francine
WHAT: Reunion Residency at Hotel Cafe
WHEN: 3 Saturdays – January 17, 24 and 31, 2015 at 9pm each night /doors 8:45pm
WHERE: Hotel Cafe at 1623 North Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
TICKETS: $10 presale BUY ONLINE
AGES: 21+

For more info: http://freddyandfrancine.com/

The Quintessential LA duo: David and Devine!
TWO UPCOMING SHOWS

January 23, 2015 –8pm
98 Bottles in San Diego

January 30, 2015 -10 PM
The Hotel Café
1623 Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

David and Devine
Info: Please Note: Tickets purchased on the Hotel Cafe site are for the mentioned artist only. If an artists name is not listed in the details, then tickets for that artists show are being sold separately, or at the door.

Please purchase tickets accordingly for the artist you would like to support.
One ticket is usually good to stay the entire evening, unless otherwise noted.
Pre-Sale Price: $10.00
Service Charge: $2.50
Pre-Sales Close Jan 30, 2015 6:00 PM

21+
Doors Open: 9:30 PM
Ages: 21 and up
Items Not Allowed: NO VIDEO OR FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY

If you haven’t seen a D&D show in a while, there are a couple coming up at the end of January that David & Devine would love to see you at.
One, for our San Diego friends, at 98 Bottles,
and another back at our favorite LA venue, Hotel Cafe. Buckle up because we are doing something a little different and special for this Hotel Cafe show!

Noted LA indie musician Keaton Simons is heading up north. Yes I missed his LA concert last night.

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Go figure that out. I don’t know how I managed to do that but it is what it is. He has another show this weekend:

01/17/15 San Diego, CA Lestat’s
Address: 3343 Adams Avenue. Venue phone: (619)282-0437. w/ Mean Mary & Tacky Little Hatshop BUY TICKETS
Time: 9:45pm. Admission: $10.

1/29/2015: Keaton Simons joins Tony Lucca on guitar at Yoshi’s,
510 Embarcadero West Oakland, CA

8pm, January 29, 2015 | TONY LUCCA – Tickets – Yoshi’s Oakland
Get tickets to Tony Lucca show with Keaton Simons supporting:
Buy tickets from TICKETFLY.COM (Tony Lucca’s show!)

01/31/15 Santa Rosa, CA Secret Show Age restrictions: 21+.
Limited tickets are available for this SECRET SHOW in Sonoma County! Time: 7:00pm.

Send an email to Keaton Simons at this address to WIN tickets to this secret concert!
KEATONTICKETS@GMAIL.COM
Location and details will be sent to winners.

Have a happy music-laden rest of the month!

Stevie Wilson,
LA-Story.com

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