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First Fridays at the Natural History Museum is Back in 2012!

Posted December 1, 2011 by | 2 Comments | 4,280 views]
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Tickets are on sale now for the first show in the Natural History Museum’s First Fridays 2012 series, presented by KCRW.
This is the 8th season of the after hours series, where the museum doors are open until 10pm and packed with music lovers eager to see some of today’s best up and coming buzz bands. The event is all ages and tickets can be …

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Crystal Stilts: Artist You Should Know

Posted May 6, 2011 by | 1 Comment | 4,084 views]
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I remember first reading about Crystal Stilts some time in the late part of 2007.  It was on the Seattle-based indie focused blog Three Imaginary Girls.  They were recommending this band from New York that had been recommended to them by Kip Berman, the front man of soon to be indiepop break out stars The Pains of Being Pure at Heart.  He …

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New First Fridays Headliner: Moving Units

Posted April 29, 2011 by | 2 Comments | 3,208 views]

By KCRW Volunteer Taryn Olsen
KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez and Eric J. Lawrence, and opener Crystal Stilts will be getting the crowd pumped for a new headliner next Friday, May 6th at the Natural History Museum for the May installment of First Fridays.
Moving Units was announced yesterday as the headliner to rock the Diorama Hall this month. Their brand of funky, dance-punk has been a …

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The Fresh & Onlys to Headline First Fridays Tonight

Posted April 1, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 2,063 views]

The Pinker Tones had to cancel their appearance at First Fridays at the Natural History Museum tonight and now the Bay Area’s The Fresh and Onlys are on board as headliners. The San Francisco Chronicle says frontman Tim Cohen’s music “evokes the early era of rock ‘n’ roll with hints of psychedelic pop.” Sounds lovely to me!
Find out more about them here and watch …

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Photos: First Fridays with Abe Vigoda and Wild Nothing

Posted March 7, 2011 by | 1 Comment | 2,970 views]

The resident DJ for First Fridays at the Natural History Museum, KCRW’s Anthony Valadez, got a great crowed going during his DJ set this past Friday, with some help from DJ Chuck P. There was even some break dancing!
Down the hall, local band Abe Vigoda and Virginia’s Wild Nothing ended their national tour together and showed the crowd what time on the road can …

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First Fridays April Line Up Announced — The Pinker Tones!

Posted March 4, 2011 by | 1 Comment | 2,783 views]

There will still be tickets available at the door for tonight’s First Fridays show with Wild Nothing. But if you’re hoping to get ahead for April, online tickets go on sale TODAY for the April 1 edition of the Natural History Museum series, which will feature The Pinker Tones from Barcelona.

We’ve hosted the electro-pop duo of Professor Manso and Mister Furia on KCRW …

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Gaslamp Killer + Peanut Butter Wolf Added to First Fridays THIS Friday

Posted February 2, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 2,583 views]

First Fridays continues THIS Friday, February 4, with multi-instrumentalist and composer Miguel Atwood-Ferguson leading an ensemble of musicians and sets from KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez and Aaron Byrd.
Gaslamp Killer, Anna Wise (Sonnymoon) and Peanut Butter Wolf, with special guest Anika, (DJ set) have also been added to the line up.
Pre-sale tickets are sold out but there will be tickets available at the door …

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Photos: First Fridays with Little Dragon

Posted January 10, 2011 by | 2 Comments | 4,599 views]

All Photos by Jeremiah Garcia and review by Taryn Olsen, KCRW volunteer extraordinaire.Video by POP-AUT.
Who knew the Natural History Museum could be sexy? I guess that’s what you get when you mix giant dinosaur bones, Little Dragon, and KCRW.
The 2011 season of First Fridays at the Natural History Museum arrived on the scene with a boom – thanks in large part to Anthony Valadez, …

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First Fridays in February – Miguel Atwood-Ferguson + Special Guests

Posted January 7, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 2,526 views]

When multi-instrurmentalist and composer Miguel Atwood-Ferguson brought together an ensemble of all-star musicians in Downtown LA last year as part of the Grand Performances series, it was an evening everyone was talking about for weeks and weeks.
His career is blossoming and now you will be able to witness if for yourself as Miguel brings the magic to the Natural History Museum’s First …

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First Friday’s is Back! Little Dragon and KCRW DJs

Posted December 7, 2010 by | 0 Comments | 1,825 views]

KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez and Garth Trinidad will join Swedish band Little Dragon as the musical talent to kick off the Natural History Museum’s First Fridays series in 2011. The show, on January 7, 2011, will have one more musical act that is yet to be announced.
Little Dragon is a longtime KCRW favorite – they made their U.S. debut here and played our …

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