Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’

Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’

A cinematic quality surrounds several songs on The Last Few Beautiful Days, The Motels’ first new studio release in a decade. Its cover art displays a shuttered Troy, N.Y. movie theater built in 1914. Martha Davis says her compositions serve as time machines or travelling agents and are “supposed to transport you…When I was a […]

Street Musician Chelsea Williams Has a New LP, a U.S. Tour and a Video With Maroon 5, but Still Loves L.A.’s ‘Dancing Drunks and Babies’ (Q&A)

Street Musician Chelsea Williams Has a New LP, a U.S. Tour and a Video With Maroon 5, but Still Loves L.A.’s ‘Dancing Drunks and Babies’ (Q&A)

Chelsea Williams knows how to work a crowd. Williams honed her craft as a singer-songwriter busking around Los Angeles for the past decade, a regular at Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade. Playing acoustic guitar, Williams performs a mix of Americana and indie-folk tunes as she competes with breakdancers, drummers, magicians and clowns for attention – […]

Los Angeles: Rock Cellar’s Annual Holiday Charity Concert Set for Dec. 9 at the El Rey Theatre; Win Tickets

Los Angeles: Rock Cellar’s Annual Holiday Charity Concert Set for Dec. 9 at the El Rey Theatre; Win Tickets

It’s time once again for an annual tradition: Rock Cellar’s co-sponsored Charity Holiday Concert, which will take place on Saturday, Dec. 9 at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. This year’s theme is Let’s Go Back to the 80s, so expect a night of popular hits and classics from the 1980s. In conjunction with […]

Turn Me On: Wallows, a Los Angeles Indie-Pop Band with ’13 Reasons Why’ Star Dylan Minnette on Vocals/Guitar

Turn Me On: Wallows, a Los Angeles Indie-Pop Band with ’13 Reasons Why’ Star Dylan Minnette on Vocals/Guitar

Netflix scored a big hit with 13 Reasons Why, a dramatic series based on a 2007 book that focused on depression, mental health and teen suicide that premiered in March and garnered much attention online. The series’ male lead, 20-year-old Dylan Minnette, also has a band, Wallows, which also features fellow actor Braeden Lemasters (known […]

Southern California: 44th Annual Topanga Days Coming on Memorial Day Weekend

Southern California: 44th Annual Topanga Days Coming on Memorial Day Weekend

This weekend, the 44th annual Topanga Days will take place in Topanga, Calif. from Saturday, May 27 through Memorial Day on Monday, May 29. Topanga Days features food, games, music and a lively atmosphere and is a fantastic, family-friendly affair with 100 percent of ticket/admission sales going directly to the Topanga Community Center. The musical acts […]

The Care Concert, Benefiting Los Angeles Homeless Charities, Set for 6/10 at the Palace Theatre (Win Tickets!)

The Care Concert, Benefiting Los Angeles Homeless Charities, Set for 6/10 at the Palace Theatre (Win Tickets!)

This summer, Rock Cellar is proud once again to co-sponsor (alongside the Get Together Foundation and ABC7) a fabulous night of music and camaraderie bringing together some of Los Angeles’ best musicians for a great cause: combating homelessness. For a larger version of the flier seen above, click here. Called The Care Concert, the event […]

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