Coachella Approved Through 2030 With Plans For Expansion

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For those that were scared Goldenvoice’s popular Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival was on the outs with the city of Indio, don’t worry; you’ll be able to don feathers, neon, and whimsical hot pants for the next 17 years.

On Wednesday, Indio approved a proposal by Goldenvoice  to continue operations while also expanding the festivities into the city proper. Monetarily, this is a great move for the Indio economy.

Not only does the city receive $2.33 per ticket (with the number increasing to $5.01 next year), but the Los Angeles Times is reporting that the combined force of Coachella and Stagecoach contributed to created an economic impact of around $89.21 million dollars. They receive $1,385,196 million in revenue from Goldenvoice.

With a majority vote from the city council, Goldenvoice will also have the ability to put on concerts in the fall although there are no definite plans in the…

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Throwback Thursday: These Three MC’s Gave Kevin, Bean And Lisa A “License To Ill”

Not sure who is related to these three on the West Coast “The Illest M*t#rf$c8k3rs from here to Gardena” -Beastie Boys

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In 2003, the Beastie Boys‘ Mike D, Ad-Rock and the late MCA stopped by the studio to give Kevin, Bean and Lisa a “license to ill.”


To see all of our Throwback Thursday photos, click here.

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Jonesy’s Jukebox 3/31/13: WAVVES, Fitz And The Tantrums, Alabama Shakes, And More

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Palma Violets -Rattlesnake Highway

K-X-P – Easy

Parquet Courts – Stoned And Starving

King Tuff – Bad Thing

WAVVES – Sail To The Sun

The Strokes – One Way Trigger

Local Natives – Heavy Feet

San Cisco – Awkward

Allah-Las – Don’t You Forget It

Primal Scream – It’s Alright, It’s Ok

Fitz And The Tantrums – Out Of My League

Foxygen – Shuggie

The Little Ones – Argonauts

Foals – Inhaler

Savages – She Will

The Hounds Below – You Light Me Up In The Dark

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Teenage Disease

The Stone Foxes – Ulysses Jones

Soft Swells – Shake It Off

Little Green Cars – The John Wayne

CHVRCHES – Recover

Guided By Voices – Trash Can Full of Nails

Portugal The Man – Evil Friends

Temples – Shelter Song

Alabama Shakes – Always Alright

Merchandise – In Nightmare Room

The Growlers – One Million…

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Join KROQ DJs At Santa Anita Park + Iration, 50 Microbrews, 30 Food Trucks

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Join Stryker, Kat Corbett, Nicole Alvarez, Lisa May, Dave the King of Mexico, DJ Omar Khan and Lightning in the infield at Santa Anita Park this Saturday for 10 live thoroughbred races starting at NOON and a live performance from Iration. It’s Santa Anita Derby! (That’s a $750,000 Guarantee Pick-4!)

The Santa Anita Derby is the west coast prelude to the Kentucky Derby. Last year’s Santa Anita Derby winner “I’ll have Another” went on to win the Kentucky Derby.

Enjoy the best of the best food trucks and fun for the entire family all for only FIVE BUCKS! 10 Live Thoroughbred races, over 50 microbrews on tap, and more than 30 of SoCal’s best food trucks and a free, live set from Iration!

Gates open at 10:00am, first race at noon. Admission is only $5 at the gate or in advance by clicking here

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KROQ Locals Only Showcase Featuring Bad Suns And He Is We At The Roxy Theatre

is fond of these LOCAL Los Angeles County events.

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It’s been a busy past few months for Bad Suns. Not only have they taken Locals Only by storm , they also recently released a video for “Cardiac Arrest.” Now they’re one of our featured artists on our next KROQ Locals Only Showcase along with He is We (feat. Dylan Jakobsen) and Beachwood Coyotes.

Check out all the bands at The Roxy Theatre Thursday, April 18th. Tickets are available here.


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– Carlos Delgado, CBS Radio

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Furious 5 @ 9 – April 1, 2013 – #1: “Some Crappy Ass Song” by Justin Beiber

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All week we are hooking you up with tickets to see Depeche Mode in the first 5 rows. Tonight row 4 and tomorrow row 3.

Good luck!

Here is tonight’s Furious 5 at 9:

5. The Neighbourhood – Sweater Weather”

4. Atlas Genius -“Trojans”

3. Depeche Mode – “Soothe My Soul”

2. Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive”

1. 30 Seconds To Mars-” Up In the Air”

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Enter To Win Coachella 2013 3-Day Passes

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Transplants Release New Song “In A Warzone” Off Forthcoming Album As Free Download

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The Transplants – a group formed by Blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Rancid‘s Tim Armstrong and Skinhead Rob – released a new song today from the upcoming full length album dropping soon on Epitaph Records. In a Facebook message posted earlier this year, the band stated the new album would be out in May.

The track, titled “In A Warzone,” can be streamed below and is also being offered as a free download. Click the “Get It Now” button on the widget below to download the song.


The Transplants formed in 1999 when Tim Armstrong and Skinhead Rob began creating music together, bringing in a slew of musicians to help develop their sound. When they decided to officially start a band in 2002, they looked to their friend Travis Barker to complete the lineup. Their self-titled album, which contained their hit “Diamonds And Guns” was released in…

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