Posts Tagged ‘music’

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Behind the scenes at SSMF

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In September we rocked LA’s Sunset Strip with Virgin America for SSMF and it was quite the event. From the huge crowds, to the amazing performances (Slash, Fergie & Smashing Pumpkins just to name drop a few), our fabulous Fly Girls and VIP party and the Andaz, we caught it all. Read more »

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Saturday, August 21st, 2010

V Australia & Virgin America rock the Sunset Strip

Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF) commemorates the influential music history of the Sunset Strip while celebrating its present and future and returns for another year of epic shows August 26 – 28. This year’s line-up is slated to be better than ever with performances by: Slash, The Smashing Pumpkins, Common & Neon Tress (just to name a few). Read more »

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Sunset Strip Music Fest

We’re coming back to sponsor another great Sunset Strip Music Fest (SSMF), and this year’s live up is amazing. Mark your calendars & get your tickets because you’re not going to want to miss:

Thursday: August 26

Thursday: SSMF salutes rock icon Slash at House of Blues

Friday,August 2

Friday: Six legendary venues, one full night of music
Cat Club
House of Blues
Key Club
The Roxy Theatre
Viper Room
Whisky A Go-Go

Saturday, August 28

Saturday: Street festival Outdoor stages on Sunset between San Vicente and Doheny, performances in the venues, vendors and interactive experiences all day on The Strip.

See you there!

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Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

‘Get It On’ with The Chevelles

“Its the Who meets the Ramones meets the Easybeats meets Beach Blanket Bingo! Its the criminals Australia wants to ship back to England and call it even! Its the High Priests of the Barbarella Girl God Love Cult!  Its The Chevelles !”- Little Steven (Sopranos, Bruce Springsteen E Street Band) 2008

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Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Sally Seltman is Best of What’s Next

Sally Seltmann is an award-winning songwriter and singer. She has previously released albums and performed under the name ‘New Buffalo’, and is well known as the co-writer of the song ‘1234’, performed by Feist. Sally now returns with her new album ‘Heart That’s Pounding’, due out April in North America on Arts & Crafts.

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Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Brisbane’s Grand Atlantic Comes to Play!

Grand Atlantic are an alternative rock band from Brisbane, Australia. They blast out melodic, hard-hitting songs, often compared to Oasis and Jet but recalling the powerpop sensibilities of Redd Kross or Teenage Fanclub. This band is all about immediate hooks, visceral guitar riffs and a swaggering rhythm section. Their new album, titled ‘How We Survive’ was released in July 2009 by Laughing Outlaw Records in Australia. Tracks from ‘How We Survive’ have been featured on blogs and internet radio stations everywhere from Belgium to Russia, and the album enjoyed extensive airplay on Australian radio, ending up on a number of the year’s “best-of” lists…

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Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Drunken Beach Blanket Zombie Party Indie Rock with Goons of Doom

The Goons of Doom are throwing a party and want everyone to come topless. The five childhood friends started the band five years ago with instruments bought from a pawn shop and with rudimentary skills wrote simple songs that were startling, honest, ridiculous and instantly catchy. Two albums later, their sound has been honed into an ecstatic mix of shanty sing-a-long surf mixed with deadbeat rock and roll gak.

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Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Love and War with Andy Clockwise

Andy Clockwise moved from Sydney Australia to Los Angeles in late 2007, and in the short period of 2 year has already sold out major venues across the city. His stage performance and live shows have become “Legendary” on the LA music scene landing Andy the much coveted Monday Night Spaceland Residency as well as sell shows at the Hotel Café and Troubadour.

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Saturday, March 20th, 2010

Beer & Bob with Alexander Gow of Oh Mercy!

We asked Alexander 5 questions and he gave us 5 reasons to like him more than we did before, see for yourself:

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Saturday, March 20th, 2010

Have You Met City Riots?

If not, you are about to. We put these Aussies to the test, check their answers:

Q: If you could sit next to anyone on the flight who would it be?
A: Sir George Martin

Q: What won’t you travel to/from Australia without?
A: Tim tams, cibo coffee and fabric softner – ( there’s nothing worse then a starchy t-shirt.)

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