July/August 2017 Vandala Magazine: Double Issue! Festival Coverage, Dope D.O.D, Will Varley

The kids will be back in school as we reminisce about all the summer fun we had; as you will see we had a lot of it!  On the cover […]

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AFI and Circa Survive Bring Thundering Rock Show To The Pristine Vina Robles Amphitheater

The Central Coast of California has become a bit of a no man’s land for hard rock and especially heavy metal bands since the dawn of the millennium. Santa Barbara County, home to copious amounts of live pop music has seen very little in the way of hardcore rock ….

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A Strange Evening at Hollywood Forever Cemetery With a Concert by Sufjan Stevens and Friends

It was already going to be an unusual evening in Hollywood which is saying something in a town known for its strange excesses especially in the entertainment world. Sufjan Stevens was set to play his new exotic album Planetarium as part of the summer evening concert series …

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Review & Photo Gallery – Ben Harper “I Don’t Know How to Say Goodbye to You”

Ben Harper sang to the very appreciative and grateful sold-out crowd at the Jubilee Auditorium. They just finished performing Steal My Kisses to end their first encore. A quick nod and they played their second encore going over time but I know I could listen to him all night long.

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