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Debi Del Grande

THE 1975 + BAD SUNS + SIR SLY @ CLUB NOKIA THEATRE

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande Usually it takes awhile, if ever, for music fans in the US (at least LA) to warm up to a band that is so popular across the pond. But it’s no wonder many young girls lined up at 4:00 a.m. to be at the rail for Manchester’s The [...]

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BRYAN FERRY @ CLUB NOKIA THEATRE

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande Bryan Ferry graced the stage of Club Nokia between Coachella weekends with his classic style, that beautiful voice and snazzy jacket. People were desperately trying to get tickets outside to the sold out show. Never underestimate the age of your audience. Although the pit area is usually for [...]

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COACHELLA – SUNDAY

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos by Debi Del Grande Sunday started out with some jazzy brunchtime specials and ended with Slash taking the stage with Motorhead and Debbie Harry with Arcade Fire. Til next weekend! Photos of: J. Roddy Walston and the Business, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Fishbone, Bombino, Poolside, Courtney Barnett, STRFKR, Frank [...]

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COACHELLA – SATURDAY

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos by Debi Del Grande Saturday was a day to start rocking hard early in the sun. Photos of: Laura Mvula, Bear Hands, Unlocking the Truth, Drowners, Graveyard, White Lies, Temples, Ty Segall, Cage the Elephant, Bombay Bicycle Club, Chvrches, Julian Casablancas, Warpaint, Future Islands, Lorde, Solange, Queens of the Stone Age, Pharrell Williams, Pet [...]

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COACHELLA – FRIDAY

April 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Photos by Debi Del Grande of: The Bots, Tom Odell, Preatures, Waxahatchee, Wye Oak, Anthony Green, Austra, Goat, Dum Dum Girls, MS MR, Title Fight, Jagwar Ma, Asap Ferg, Aloe Blacc, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, HAIM, Neko Case, Afghan Whigs, Broken Bells, Bonobo, The Replacements, Bryan Ferry, Girl Talk, Outkast, and Crosses

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JELLO BIAFRA AND THE GUANTANAMO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE + LE BUTCHERETTES @ THE ROXY THEATRE

April 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande Fast, loud, hard and in-your-face. Some of it was just a complete blur. No one wanted to stand in the back. To be up close and personal to the punk master Jello Biafra is pure euphoria as you get bounced around. As he spit on the floor, wiped [...]

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THE WAR ON DRUGS + WHITE LACES @ THE TROUBADOUR

April 6th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande Friends of mine were scrambling and asking everyone they knew for tickets to the two sold shows for The War on Drugs at The Troubadour. Carpets were laid out on the stage floor as Adam Granduciel stood front and center and as I stood in awe of his [...]

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PETTY FEST LOS ANGELES TO BENEFIT SWEET RELIEF @ THE EL REY THEATRE

April 5th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande Petty Fest was back at the El Rey Theatre with a buffet of musicians taking on Tom Petty songs to benefit Sweet Relief Musicians Fund. 100% of all ticket proceeds go DIRECTLY to Sweet Relief The Sweet Relief Musicians Fund provides financial assistance to all types of career [...]

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CUT COPY + JESSY LANZA @ THE HOLLYWOOD PALLADIUM

April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Photos by Debi Del Grande Bouncing to the beats, sitting on someone’s shoulders, hands and drinks in the air, and a bartender that can do some tricks almost as good as Tom Cruise in Cocktail. It’s been a little while since Cut Copy brought the dance party to the Palladium, so no surprise fans were [...]

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THE STRYPES @ THE EL REY THEATRE

April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande Good, solid and pure rock-n-roll is hard to come by these days. Growing up in Cavan, Ireland, The Strypes were pretty much born with instruments in their hands. Heavily influenced by Dr. Feelgood, Yardbirds, etc., they have have been compared to the greats of the 60s and 70s [...]

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