Coachella line-up announced. Big acts, few surprises.

The Coachella line-up was officially released late last night.  Waiting for the announcement has become over the years part of the tradition and buzz of Coachella itself.  Well, it’s finally here and we don’t have to guess our spread rumors about the bands playing this year.  The line-up is heavy at the top with Kings of Leon, Kanye West and Arcade Fire all being huge touring acts.  From there we are greeted with a mix of local bands, Coachella regulars and Indie projects.  We would have liked to see one of those huge surprise headliners (Paul McCartney, Ozzy with Slash, Red Hot Chili Peppers- where are you guys?) and we still might with a late addition, but it doesn’t look too good for now.  (more…)

Live Review: A Perfect Circle @ The Avalon 11/9

It has been 6 years since A Perfect Circle performed on stage together.  During those 6 years, some of the more regular members of this modern day super group have went on to other projects.  Still though, the core of A Perfect Circle has remained in tact, and their performance on Tuesday showed they haven’t missed a step along the way.  Before we get to the actual concert review, we were lucky enough to score a few of the very special VIP Wine Tasting and Meet & Greet tickets for the show.  A Perfect Circle (APC) has never had a meet & greet for fans before, so we jumped on the opportunity right away.  Well, I guess there is a reason why APC has never done a meet & greet all these years.  (more…)