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KCRW Announces “Are Friends Eclectic?” Concerts with Jimmy Cliff and Iron & Wine

September 26, 2011 drainu182 0

LA public radio station KCRW (89.9FM and will celebrate the holiday season by bringing together some of our favorite artists for two nights of music at the intimate Orpheum Theatre, a newly-restored Downtown landmark celebrating it’s 85th anniversary this year.

The “Are Friends Eclectic?” concerts will take place on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 with different lineups each night and special guests. Proceeds will go towards supporting the station’s programming.

Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff will headline …

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Grouplove Announce Fall Headlining Tour

July 25, 2011 drainu182 0

Canvasback Music/Atlantic recording artists Grouplove have unveiled details of their upcoming North American tour. The headlining dates begin on September 9th at the Black Cat in Washington, DC, and continue through a hometown finale on October 26th at El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. Young Man and Belle Brigade will be serving as main support on select dates throughout the tour (see dates below).

The Los Angeles-based band’s fall tour will support the September 13th release of their highly anticipated, …

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Los Angeles-Based Sibling Duo The Belle Brigade to Release Self-Titled Debut Album in April 2011 on Reprise Records, Playing Spaceland Residency in January

December 20, 2010 drainu182 0

Reprise Records is pleased to announce that it will release the self-titled debut album from Los Angeles’ The Belle Brigade, fronted by siblings Barbara and Ethan Gruska, in April 2011. The album was co-produced by the band and musician/producer Matthew Wilder (No Doubt’s Tragic Kingdom).

Inspired by Barbara and Ethan’s love for Fleetwood Mac, Simon & Garfunkel, The Beatles, and Stevie Wonder, the album’s artfully arranged, freewheeling songs brim with breezy, California melodies and bracing pop harmonies, fueled by the …