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  What if I told you there is a new group of emerging music makers whose talent is so amazing they are tearing down existing music platforms and pioneering in the music lane of “no boundaries." They exist, and DRIX is one of them. For lack of a better word, I refer to these emerging song-crafters, as Musical Hybrids. What the television show “Big Bang Theory” has done for nerds and physics revival recently, is exactly what DRIX and others like...
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  Pasadena Playhouse is donating 10% of sales to the Fender Music Foundation on 20% off on Tickets to the new play Breaking Through.  This play is all about a songwriter trying to have success in music business. A World Premiere Musical, Breaking Through is told through the eyes of a young, talented singer/songwriter, as she tries to navigate the treacherous shark-filled waters of the music business. She embarks on a compelling journey to find her way back to her authentic self...
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Jake Kiyokane: From Zero to Hero in Audio Production It's been said repeatedly that you can't get a job in Music Production unless you know someone inside the industry. As a music industry veteran, I can confirm that statement to be true but, I would add that it's not difficult to meet someone in the field. What's tricky is how one goes about keeping the interest of music production insiders long enough to land internships, get hands-on experience and turn it...
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The Beatles Tribute Festival is set for September 26, 2015 at the Pico Sports Arena.  This years events includes: Six Authors who have written about their experiences with the Beatles.  You can hear authors speak about their experiences at Beatles Cafe Stage sponsored by Airstream.   Six Acts performing eclectic Versions of their favorite Beatles songs ranging in style from Bluegrass, Gypsy Jazz, Soulful Ukulele, Hip/Hop R&B, alternative acoustic Kids Zone with jumpers Face Painting and activities (children under 10 Free...
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  The 2015 Pensado Awards return R-E-S-P-E-C-T to the Audio Community The Pensado Awards are responsible for enhancing the visibility and value of the craft of recording, mixing, mastering and studio staff support, a field that has flown virtually under the radar in terms of global recognition and achievements.  The more traditional technical awards put on by NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) and the AES (Audio Engineering Society) do a terrific job of covering these sound-crafters but their events, participation,...

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MICHAEL J'S "JOHNNY CASH WORKSHOP" -  Saturday, September 12 - 2:00 P.M.  West Covina Library *(West Covina, CA) - Michael J, front person for critically-acclaimed Johnny Cash/June Carter tribute the Mighty Cash Cats, along with his MCC singing partner and bass player, Leticia Blumette, bring their Johnny Cash Workshop back to the West Covina Library, 1501 W. West Covina Parkway, on Saturday, September 12. 2 p.m. Free to the public. Info: (626) 962-3541 A credentialed History teacher, Michael J goes behind...
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83rd Season for the Rio Hondo Symphony Announced! The Rio Hondo Symphony is reveling in its 83rd season and performs four ADMISSION-FREE classical music concerts each season at the Vic Lopez Auditorium at Whittier High School, Whittier Ave. in Whittier California. The concerts start at 3 PM. Also, celebrating Conductor Kimo Furumoto's 7th season with Beethoven's noble Seventh Symphony and featuring the 2015 YAC Winners. The first concert is scheduled for September 27, 2015. The Jubilant Sounds of Beethoven which...
Why the Beatles Tribute Festival is more than just another event On Saturday September 26th, the San Gabriel Valley will be home to the Beatles Tribute Festival hosted by Peoples Concert LLC and founder Fred Zermeno.   The location is 18 acres at the former Strawberry Fields location in Pico Rivera.   The event will have all the things you would expect at a Beatles Tribute event like an appearance by Chris Carter who is the host of KLOS show “Breakfast with...

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  Janis Joplin still reigns as queen of Rock! Janis Joplin is one of the most well known voices in Rock & Roll History. Her edgy vocals and grunting tones made songs like “Piece of My Heart”, “Summertime” and “Cry Baby” Rock and Roll staples. She was a power singer known for her extreme emotional on stage performances.   That emotion stemmed from a whirlwind lifestyle that is as free-spirited as performances.     During her lifetime she hitchhiked to San Francisco to...

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America in Song Happy 4th of July America! In celebration of our nation, SGVmusic would like to share our top picks for use of our name is Song.   Best Representation of America America the Beautiful – Ray Charles   Best use in a Rock Band American Woman - The Guess Who   Best use in lyrics American Girl – Tom Petty   Best Live Performance America – Neil Diamond   Best Rock Anthem We’re an American Band –...