Holy Ghost! Lights Up The Troubadour


To quote esteemed football manager Rafa Benitez, here are some facts: electronic music is in right now. While this may seem obvious to anyone who has listened to either terrestrial or satellite radio over the past 18 months, Monday night’s Holy Ghost! Show at the Troubadour confirmed that young, in-the-know music listeners could turn literally

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Metz Burns Bright at The Troubadour


Even though Canadian punk band METZ has just one studio album to their name, Wednesday night they tore through the Troubadour in West Hollywood like hardened veterans. Having already rocked through the European and East Coast legs of their 2013 tour, the trio was poised and confident, foregoing a written set list in favor of

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Ben Howard Sells Out The Troubadour


When a new band or musician tries to win the hearts and minds of the American public, they usually face an uphill battle. When they’re a British band or musician who’s received accolades and fame in their native land, the reality of playing to smaller crowds across the pond can be irritating and at times,

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Joseph Arthur Dazzles The Troubadour


As always, The Troubadour is the place to be to see a killer gig in Los Angeles. Last night was no different. Singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur played the legendary venue to nearly packed house and left the audience clamoring for more. The Akron-born, Brooklyn-based singer has had a busy fall, which he told us in an

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Q&A: Joseph Arthur


  Joseph Arthur is a modern day renaissance man. In addition to his talked about music career, the Ohio-born, Brooklyn-based artist has produced some critically acclaimed paintings, which have allowed for him to travel overseas to show his work. But in the meantime, he’s on tour of the U.S., stopping here in L.A. at The

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