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It is hard to believe that it has been 10 years since the release of New Found Glory’s self-titled album.
It is hard to believe that only three years ago Manchester Orchestra came out with a little known album called “I’m Like a Virgin Losing a Child.”
Sitting on the couch in the green room of the Glass House in Pomona, Aja Volkman, Rich Koehler and Dan Epand of Nico Vega do not look like they would be friends, let alone band mates.
Wilshire Boulevard was flooded with indie fanatics waiting to be let into the El Rey Theater for Los Angeles band Local Natives, and New York bands Glass Ghost and White Rabbits, who headlined the show.
It was 9:45 p.m. on Santa Monica Boulevard when New York-based Cymbals Eat Guitars begins to play at the Troubadour on Sept. 19. Joseph D’Agostino, 20, fronts the band, putting on what he claims to be their best performance. The venue is old with eroding concrete walls. The staircase leading to a bands only lounge can scarcely hold itself up. Even so, this doesn’t seem to take away from their energy.
After over four years of being on hiatus, the Get Up Kids have reunited and rocked the Glass House in Pomona on Wednesday night, gaining a positive response from the crowd with an energetic live set.
Coming all the way from Ireland, Flogging Molly headlined the Saturday night show at the Greek Theater at 7 p.m. The nearly sold out venue hosted Fitz & the Tantrums and Hepcat to open up for them.