Tag: troubadour

Show Alert: Dead Sara @ The Troubadour, 5/12 & 5/13

(RB  Contributor Carolyn Vallejo)   Their first full-length album only came out in 2012, so why does it sound as though Dead Sara has been stomping across L.A. stages for decades?   It could be the undeniable Stevie Nicks lurking in lead singer Emily Armstrong’s vocals (not surprisingly,...

Live Review: The Kooks @ The Troubadour 3/10

I guess Monday isn’t a slow night for some bands. British pop-rockers The Kooks sold out a double billing — including a midnight show — at the Troubadour Monday night, packing the classic venue with two tiers of screaming young fans. They definitely nailed the secret formula for...

Live Review: Strypes @ Troubadour 1/28

(Guest Review by Scott) The Strypes leveled LA’s West Side Tuesday night at The World Famous Troubadour. In front of a packed house, at their LA-debut show, the boys from the Emerald Isle brought it. They fired off “Mystery Man,” “She’s So Fine,” and “So They Say” before...

Live Review: Deap Vally @ Troubadour 8/13

Deap Vally (sp) sold out the Troubadour in West Hollywood Tuesday night, and they looked every bit the part of a headliner. They have only released a 4-song EP Get Deap but have already opened for Muse, sold out the Troubadour, and are opening for Queens of the Stone...

Show Alert: Deap Vally @ Troubadour 8/13

These rocking chicks from the San Fernando Valley have taken the recent festival tour by storm with a packed schedule at this year’s Lollapalooza and a RB featured performance coming up at Outside Lands. Deap Vally’s raw high energy blues-rock sound draws comparisons to a female driven White...

Live Review: JD McPherson @ Troubadour 12/6

“He’s not from the North. He’s not from the South. He’s not from the East. He’s not from the West. He’s from Oklahoma!” Singer-songwriter JD McPherson took the stage at the legendary Troubadour Thursday night in front of a packed house, and he had his LA fans dancing...