September 27, 2014 – DUBLAB ’15TH ANNIVERSARY’ CELEBRATION featuring Carlos Niño & Friends – Bedrock LA, Los Angeles, CA

Playing Farfisa and various synths with Carlos Niño & Friends band at’s 15th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, September 27. The band features Paul Livingstone, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Farmer Dave Scher, Eugene Owens, Andres Renteria and Carlos Niño.

Dublab 15th Anniversary Flyer

Join us in celebrating dublab’s 15th anniversary at Bedrock.LA in Echo Park!

The party, happening exactly 15 years to the date and hour we started broadcasting, will feature live music performances, DJ sets, film projections, custom t-shirt screen-printing, food trucks and art installations

Andres Renteria
Arshia Haq
Austin H.
Carlos Niño & Friends: (featuring Paul Livingstone, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Farmer Dave Scher, Eugene Owens, Dexter Story, Andres Renteria…)
Contact Field Orchestra
DJ Lengua
Gifted and Blessed
Heidi Lawden
Jake Jenkins
Jenny NONO
Jimi Hey
Katie Byron
Low Limit
Metro Gnome (Butchy Fuego & Angel Deradoorian)
Money Mark
Mor Elian
Mystery Cave
Puro Instinct
Raga Meditation with Partho Sarothy (Sarod) & Paul Livingstone (Sitar)
Sana Shenai (Jimmy Tamborello & Nanny Cantaloupe)
Sarah Zoraya
Secret Circuit
Seven Davis Jr.
SFV Acid
SK Kakraba
Southern Soul Spinners
Suzanne Kraft
The Urxed

Visuals by Alex Pelly, Miko Revereza & Freegums

Live Screenprinting by HIT+RUN

Food by Mandoline Grill

Free before 6pm, $10 after.
Your donation benefits dublab’s non-profit music mission. Purchase

* BEDROCKTOBERFEST BONUS: Buy your tickets prior to September 20th and receive one complimentary pass to BEDROCKtoberfest per ticket purchased!

1623 Allesandro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Ace Hotel
Boxed Water
El Condor
L.A. Record
Red Bull Music Academy Radio
Tito’s Vodka’s 15th Anniversary Celebration
featuring Carlos Niño & Friends

MUSIC VIDEO: Nabowa “Trippin'” (From the album Nabowa Meets Carlos Niño & Friends featuring Multi-Instrumentalist Dexter Story)

Enjoy this video by the Japanese-based band Nabowa in support of their current album release entitled ‘Nabowa Meets Carlos Niño & Friends.’ The music for this down-to-earth, family-friendly video features special guest multi-instrumentalist Dexter Story.

Nabowa is a Japanese organic jam band based in Kyoto. Formed in April 2004, the group is composed of violinist Hiraku Yamamoto, guitarist Kanade Kageyama, djembe player Yu Kawakami, and bassist Itaru Horikawa, who joined in March 2006. Nabowa started their activities as a street band. Their live performances feature musical improvisation that crosses genre boundaries, blending dub, jazz, rock, ambient, modern music, etc. Nabowa’s genre-bending sound quickly gained widespread acclaim from all ages and attracted numerous live offers from multi places — clubs, live houses, cafe, bars, department store, temple, wedding hall, etc.

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Nabowa Trippin Video

September 20, 2014 – Ethio Cali Live @ The Fregenet Foundation 10 Year Anniversary Fundraiser – St. Mary’s Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Los Angeles, CA

Ethio Cali performs a set in support of the 10th Anniversary of The Fregenet Foundation at one of Los Angeles’ main Tewahedo churches on Saturday, September 20. The Fregenet Foundation’s founder is Tafesse Woubshet who created a free kindergarten to 4th grade school 10 years ago in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The school was the vision of Mr. Woubshet’s daughter Fregenet who was killed in an automobile accident 3 months after graduating from college.

The Fregenet Foundation Flyer


The Fregenet Foundation Presents
Ethio Cali Live
Saturday, September 20, 2014
St. Mary’s Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church
5707 Shenandoah Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90056
$50 per person

September 12, 2014 – Metro Presents Ethiopian New Year Celebration w/ Ethio Cali Live – Union Station @ Fred Harvey Room, Los Angeles, CA

Playing various instruments with Ethio Cali Ensemble live at Union Station celebrating the Ethiopian New Year on Friday, September 12.

Ethio Cali in Studio

Ethio Cali is a Los Angeles based Ethio-Jazz ensemble, led by trumpeter, arranger, and composer Todd Simon.  The ensemble’s sublime sound is inspired by the golden age of Ethiopian music of the 1960s and 70s, filtered through a lens that is uniquely Los Angeles.  Acknowledging the diverse musical foundations of Ethio-Jazz, the ensemble also draws inspiration from the rhythmic and melodic textures of Sudan, Somalia, Ghana, and Colombia.

Admission is free and on a first-come, first-served basis.

7:45pm Doors
8pm DJ set by Jeremy Sole (KCRW, TheLift, Afro Funké)
8:15p Ethio Cali first set
9p DJ set with Jeremy Sole
9:15p Ethio Cali second set

Ethiopian New Year Celebration w/ Ethio Cali Live
Friday, September 12, 2014
Fred Harvey Room
Union Station
800 North Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

August 28, 2014 – Ethio Cali Live – Fifty Seven, Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Playing multi-instruments and arranging with Ethio Cali Ensemble at Fifty Seven on Thursday, August 28. This night will feature covers from the all over the African continent. DJ Boss Harmony is on the ones and twos.

The band features:

Todd M. Simon – trumpet / bandleader
Sonny Abegaze – vibes
Dexter Story – drums, guitar, keys, percussion
Michael McTaggart – guitar
Mark de Clive-Lowe – keys
Patrick Bailey – bass
Randal Fisher – tenor saxophone
Kamasi Washington – tenor saxophone
Steve Haney – percussion
Te’Amir Sweeney – drums


Ethio Cali Live
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Fifty Seven
712 South Santa Fe Avenue
Downtown LA, CA 90021


August 24, 2014 – KKJZ Presents The World Stage 25th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring The Legacy of Billy Higgins – The Ford Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

Co-producing the 2nd annual concert benefitting the World Stage performance space in Leimert Park at The Ford Theatre on Sunday, August 24. This year’s concert is The World Stage 25th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring The Legacy of Billy Higgins and features performances by woodwind master Bennie Maupin, vocalist diva Carmen Lundy, pianist icon Patrice Rushen, the inimitable Dwight Trible, poet laureates Kamau Daaood and Jaha Zainabu, colossal saxophone talent Kamasi Washington and international recording artist and icon Hubert Laws. KKJZ is the official sponsor of the event.

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KKJZ Presents
The World Stage 25th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring The Legacy of Billy Higgins
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Bennie Maupin
Carmen Lundy
Dwight Trible
Hubert Laws
Kamau Daaood
Kamasi Washington
Jaha Zainabu
Patrice Rushen
Music Director: John Beasley
Host: LeRoy Downs
DJ Mark Maxwell

John Anson Ford Amphitheatre
2580 Cahuenga Blvd E,
Los Angeles, CA 90068

August 22, 2014 – The Jim Bianco Big Band Live – Hotel Café, Hollywood, CA

Playing drum set in the 12-piece Jim Bianco Big Band at Hotel Café on Friday, August 22.

Jim Bianco
Bianco is a founding member of the Hotel Café scene, the popular venue in Los Angeles credited with the renaissance of the Los Angeles singer/songwriter movement. With antics such as building a catwalk onto his stage and leaping offstage into the crowd to perform from the middle of the room, Bianco’s performances played an integral part in shaping the club’s reputation as it grew in popularity in Hollywood and beyond. With Hotel Café as his jumping-off point, Bianco went on to tour the country and the world with performers such as Squeeze, Shelby Lynne, Loudon Wainwright III and many more.

The Jim Bianco Big Band
August 22, 2014
9:00 PM
The Hotel Café
1623 Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
United States

Pre-Sale Price: $13.00
Service Charge: $2.50
Pre-Sales Close Aug 22, 2014 6:00 PM

Doors Open: 8:00 PM
Ages: 21 and up