Indie 103.1 has been one of our favorite stations for a while. They’ve brought us amazing shows like THE SEX PISTOLS and are home to some of our favorite CAMP FREDDY guys. Always a pleasure to work with them in any capacity, and we are very sad to see them go. Quality music. Quality programming. And quality people. Special thanks to SCOTT DALLAVO, DANNY SWAY JACLYN KAJZER, MARK SOVEL, TK, NATIVE WAYNE, JONESY – and the rest of our pals. Luckily, we can continue to listen online at indie1031.com but we already miss it on our dial. Thanks for everything!
INDIE 103.1 Presents Sex Pistols
Photo Credit: Erik Voake
We’re still recovering from the Crytsal Castles mania – and apparently MTV is too!
Check out the review of the show!
Laws of economics (stay with me here) state that scarcity creates value, and Crystal Castles’ anonymity as the anti-rockstars only made me desperately want to know everything about them. You’ll be hard-pressed to find clear photos of either member, they shoot down any suggestions of fame, and they always understate their own popularity.
But on the other hand, they did add another Roxy show two nights later due to overwhelming demand, and they are also the newest group to enter the ring up against the big record labels. You can find a full quality, fully tagged and fully free mp3 of “Crimewave” for download on Nine Inch Nails’ Web site. After my encounter with Crystal Castles, it’s clear that they’re a shining example of a band that is truly in it for the music. Expect much more from Crystal Castles in the upcoming months, because whether they like it or not, they’re going to be huge.
Canada Box Man – is THEEEEEEE man. Congrats! You will do it in style tonight…have some drinks…get some treats…make some history. Thanks to all who entered – you were all so festive! See you all at the show tonight. Canada Man, give us a call and we’ll chat about all the details.
We have received some really great entries from all you die hards looking for some VIP treatment! The show of course, is tonight so vote vote vote! Poll’s will close at 5pm so stay tuned! Click the contest tab for all the info! And as a reminder, the grand prize is prettttyyyyy sweet! We’de like to thank the Dim Mak folks for helping us rock out this 2nd show and contributing some pretty sweet shwag.
Crystal Castles is getting ready to take over the Roxy and we’re very excited! They are kicking off the first sold out show tonight – and we were happy to announce earlier in the week that a SECOND show had been added for Friday. We can’t encourage you enough to get tickets SOON – thru the box office at 310 278 9457. Also, so far we’re gotten some amazing contest entries – and remember, the lucky winners will really do it up in style at Friday’s show (check out the details here)! Show us what you’ve got!
The month of Camp Freddy Mayhem has become this Rock N Roll machine that has been the talk of the town! It’s taken over like no one could have ever imagined. It started off great as we were so excited to be able to hold one of our Roxy contests to find the lucky openers – which allowed local bands to actually warm up the stage for Freddy. What a great opportunity. And now, we’ve had FIVE sold out shows – countless special guests – and killer set lists. Over the past 4 weeks, we’ve seen Tommy Lee, Terry Nunn, Chester of Linkin Park, Brandon Boyd of Incubus, Chino of the Deftones, Jerry Cantrell, Lemmy Kilmister, B-Real and Sen Dog, Tiffany, Metal Skool, Cory from Slipknot/Stone Sour, Tom Morrello as well as our house favorite Mark McGrath – to name a few! On top of the Sex Pistols Paul Cook, Glen Matlock and Steve Jones and GnR legends Duff and Slash! Insanity. We hate to rub it in, because the Freddy Finale tonight is of course sold out – but for the lucky, this show will take the cake! Every Thursday the chaos starts early – so make sure you stay tuned as Nic and I twitter the day away. We’ll keep you updated as always, on all the nitty gritty secrets. Thanks to all the guests and the guys – as well as the fans who have made the Roxy their nightlife staple for the month. We hope to see you all soon.
The Metal Skool(Steel Panther) guys made a welcomed return to The Roxy to do a cameo with Camp Freddy. It rocked.
Morello also had a blast as we did witnessing his greatness.
Me, Mark and Chino enjoying good times in The Roxy Kitchen.
Thanks to J and Erik for the behind the scene shots and celticladyfair for the hot vid!!
A sweet dance AND a sweet band. IMA ROBOT is definitely one of our favorite bands here at The Roxy – mostly because we love any band that turns the room into one HUGE party – and IMA ROBOT never fails. If you’ve never seen them…now is the time! And for all you IMA ROBOT vets, bring your dancing shoes!
Photo Credit – Erik Voake – theroxyonsunset.com
The Roxy is no stranger to mind blowing shows – but the show last night with The Sex Pistols, has got to be near the top of our list! It seemed so fittting to have them on our stage – the original punk rockers – and Johnny Rotten still knows how to hold it down. With it being their first show in 4 years, AND their only US date, we just have to say how honored we are to have had them here. Thanks to everyone who made it possible! And to all those fans who were lucky enough to witness history – thanks for rocking out with us!
Can you believe it? It’s true, Indie 103.1 is bringing the one and only SEX PISTOLS (with all original members!) to The Roxy Theatre. Listen to Indie 103.1 for details and to win tickets.
Thanks to the LA Weekly, to Goldenvoice, to all the bands, artists and djs that rocked the streets of Downtown LA. And special thanks to all of our good friends (new and old) that stoped by our booth. You made Detour a blast. The Roxy Crew had a great time hanging at our tent that was disguised as a pink disco lounge. We handed out free tickets, stickers and, most popular, our homemade Pink Glowsticks to the thousands of smiling, happy, music loving people. It reminds me that sometimes you need to get out of the office and hit the road, even if it’s just to Downtown. Can’t wait for next year. Please feel to post your own pictures from Detour below.
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Heather, Bobby, Annie, Young Josh, Megan, Scottie and Trev, You all deserve a double clap. Thanks Guys!
BPM Magazine is back at The Roxy with another amazing show – this time, THE CRYSTAL METHOD will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their album VEGAS, with special guests L.A. Riots, Lazaro Casanova, Le Castle Vania, and Guns N Bombs.
RSVP now to ensure you get in to what will be another crazy night at The Roxy – www.bpmmagazine.net/bpmLA (21+ only)
The Roxy Theatre is a proud sponsor of LA Weekly’s Detour Festival, this Saturday, October 6th, 2007. Tons of Roxy veterans are on the bill, including Justice, Teddybears, Busy P, Cool Kids, The Deadly Syndrome, Augie March, Mink, Franki Chan, and more. If you make it downtown, make sure to stop by The Roxy tent and hang out with us, hear some music, and grab a Roxy glowstick to rock out with after dark! We’ll see you there!
Pre-emptive to their tour with Maximo Park, MONSTERS ARE WAITING will be performing at The Roxy Theatre with a masterful line-up of bands: Mellowdrone (doing what will surely be an amazing acoustic set), Scientific Phenomenalist David Lovering of The Pixies (with an inspired magic show), Gliss, and Meho Plaza. Prepare to get your boots knocked off and get thrown against the wall for a night of pure enjoyment!
MONSTERS ARE WAITING