Archive for July, 2013

Get Your Tickets For The 3rd Annual DIY Festival Now!

This years DIY Festival promises to be the biggest yet! With many of the areas hottest independent artist on the bill, talent will be all over the stage. The DIY Festival, which stands for Do It Yourself, is similar to The Paid Dues Festival in the sense that it prides itself on being completely independent. Including 4/5 Inland Empire based artist to successfully campaign for the Paid Dues Festival (Noa James, Curtiss King,Stevie Crooks and 60 East of First Dirt) the IE will definitely have some of its best in the building. Headlining the Festival this year is SPEAK, who also performed at this years Paid Dues Festival. Other artist on the bill include What Hands Are For, Pheo, Awukii, Ill Camille, Waju, Slay Squad, D’zyl and many more.

The Event is August 31,2013 inside The GlassHouse in the Downtown Pomona Arts Colony. Its an all ages event with a bar for 21+.

You can get your tickets now at every First Dirt show, or Ticketfly.com and make sure to follow @BrickToYaFace for more updates.

The highly anticipated “Mood Muzik Mixtape”, which is 60 East’s Sophomore project under First Dirt, is reaching the final stages of release. The Mixtape was going to be originally released in Feb.2013, only 2 months after his first mixtape “The Documentary”, but while in the studio all the recorded files got accidentally deleted which set the release back until August. The artwork for the project, which was designed by First Dirt Co-Founder/Artist Timothy Rhyme, is set to be released a week from today on Aug.7 exclusively HERE! Here is a promo trailer previously released for the mixtape… #MoodMuzik

Set Times Announced for the Sunset Music Festival This Saturday!!

Organizers of the sixth annual SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL have announced the official set times for this coming Saturday, August 3 street closure. The music–on two outdoor stages in the middle of Sunset Blvd.–begins at 2:30 p.m. and culminates with Linkin Park’s headlining set from 9:30 to 11:00 PM. Bands will also be performing throughout the day and night at The Roxy, Whisky and the new outdoor Viper Room stage.

SSMF, which takes place in The Sunset Strip’s music venues August 1-3, culminates on Saturday, August 3 with a street festival from 2:30 – 11:00 p.m. As in years past for the Saturday event, Sunset Boulevard will be closed to traffic between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard and transformed into a premier concert destination with two outdoor stages, beer gardens, an artist autograph tent, an outdoor VIP rooftop lounge, VIP Lounge at On The Rox, food trucks, a live art guitar painting by street artist Gregory Siff and Ethos Gallery and interactive experiences. This year also features new additions, including the Viper Room’s Guitar Center outdoor stage and an “Oasis lounge” outside of The Roxy.

Saturday, August 3 (as part of the street festival)

SET TIMES:

WEST STAGE:
3:30 – 4:00 STREET DRUM CORPS
4:30 – 5:15 FINCH
6:00 – 6:45 BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB
7:30 – 8:30 AWOLNATION
9:30 – 11:00 LINKIN PARK

EAST STAGE:
3:00 – 3:30 ZEALE
4:00 – 4:30 ASHER ROTH
5:15 – 6:00 SLICK RICK & DOUG E. FRESH
6:50 – 7:30 LOGIC
8:30 – 9:20 WALE

THE VIPER ROOM’S GUITAR CENTER STAGE:
2:30 – 3:00 ANDY CLOCKWISE
3:30 – 4:00 SABROSA PURR
4:30 – 5:15 BATTLE TAPES
6:00 – 6:45 JULIEN-K
7:30 – 8:30 THE LAST INTERNATIONALE

THE ROXY:
2:30 – 2:55 STOLEN BABIES
3:05 – 3:30 RAHEEM COHEN
3:40 – 4:05 SAD ROBOT
4:20 – 4:50 UPROOTED
5:05 – 5:40 THE ACTIVE SET
5:55 – 6:30 WARREN G.
6:45 – 7:20 THE DIAMOND LIGHT
7:35 – 8:20 HUNTER VALENTINE
8:35 – 9:20 TERRAPLANE SUN
9:35 – 10:00 NOVI
10:55 PATIENCE PRICE
11:15 THE ZZYZZX, MELLOW MAN ACE, CAZAL ORGANISM
11:50 MASTA ACE
12:15 AM BIZARRE RIDE LIVE FT. FATLIP & SLIMKID3

THE WHISKY:
3:00-3:45 GIRL ON FIRE
4:15-5:00 7LIONS
5:30-6:15 THE DREAMING
6:45-7:30 SMILE EMPTY SOUL
8:00-9:00 ORGY
11:00-1:00AM EGYPTIAN LOVER

Crooked I - Apex Predator

“Apex Predator” is the debut studio album by Long Beach, California emcee and Slaughterhouse member Crooked I. The album features guest appearances from Tech N9ne, K-Young and Tena Jones as well as production by Cardo, Tabu, Mr Porter and others. It was released on July 30, 2013 via Treacherous C.O.B. and Empire Distribution.

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Rock the Bells and Team Backpack have teamed up for the first ever ROCK THE BELLS CYPHER SERIES!

We’re bringing the infamous Team Backpack cyphers LIVE to each Rock the Bells stop. But first, we want to know who YOU want to see in the cypher…

Tell us your dream line-up featuring any of the artists on this year’s Rock the Bells roster, and we’ll choose one lucky winner to make their dream line-up come true. PLUS, we’ll give you two free tickets to the festival, AND you’ll get to host the cypher you put together!

Just tweet: I want to see @artist, @artist & @artist on a @TeamBackPack cypher at @RocktheBells in [insert your city: LA, SF, DC, or NY].

Independent Thursdays at The Apache Cafe in Atlanta,GA

For those independent artist in the greater Atlanta,GA area THIS IS FOR YOU!!! A showcase for all genres at The Apache Cafe. Sign up to secure your spot today (678)861-7469

Featured artist include:
Ness Lee
Mic Barz
E1Don