The premier night of the Bootleg’s May residency featured a lot of sound power from Criminal Hygiene, Zig Zags, and Bad Antics. Presented by Cultist Zine, the night featured such treats as ‘spin the set-list wheel,’ free pizza, and a Criminal Hygiene movie masterpiece. You can check out photos of Night One here, taken by the esteemed Rick Rodney. Enjoy.
Last week, The Bootleg Bar saw Brooklyn four-piece, Little Daylight, put on a high energy gig to a packed house for their LA debut. Best New Bands were there to take it all in and had some good things to say. Check out their article here.
In a recent interview with Refinery29, designated kool kid (and famous offspring) Sasha Spielberg talks music, fashion, movies – and her favorite ever LA venue, the Bootleg Bar & Theater. Wardell graced our stage in February, and clearly the chill vibes made an impression on Ms. Sasha. See the interview and radical slideshow for yourself here.
One of our favorite trend savvy webzines, Refinery29, has compiled an ‘Everything Under $15′ list and this month’s free Monday Night Residency with Gavin Turek was featured. Read more and click through the whole list here.
Daniel Warren of Indie Rock Reviews couldn’t get enough of Willy Moon’s rockin’ and rollin’ last week. Read the entire review here, and make sure to check out IRR’s thoughts on Western Lows and Tashaki Miyaka as well.
Buzzfeed recently wrote a piece on “30 Acts Under 30″ to check out at this year’s SXSW Festival in Austin.
Showcasing rising and veteran music acts is a mutual passion we share with the festival organizers and we’re proud to have hosted some of this year’s featured talent:
and many more…
BlahBlahBlahScience were at the Bootleg this past Monday checking out the send off for the Mystery Skulls February residency. Ghost Beach were also on the bill. Check out what they have to say here.
Cold War Kids played a surprise set at the Bootleg Theater on Wednesday night to kick off the new tour and promote their fourth album, Dear Miss Lonelyhearts. Take a peek at the show review in the Orange County Register here.
The good folks over at Holloweyed rolled it on out for the Adam Green & Binki Shapiro show on 1/29. You can see some gorgeous pictures of the set, as well as openers La Sera, here.
Buzzbands LA were at The Bootleg Bar for last Friday’s show with Pageants, the Reflections, and Sisu. Check out the whole photo gallery here.