The Hammer Museum in Westwood has caught the free local music fever that sweeping the L.A. area. They go head-to-head with Hollywood & Highland on Thursday nights in July.
Recommended Show of the Week: Earlimart, Goldspot @ Hollywood and Highland
Today’s Mall Brand Manager needs to convince you that you aren’t going to some dumpy mall, you’re taking part in a much greater civilized community experience. Thus they exchange Mall with highbrow names like Galleria, Pavillion or Promenade. Screw that. Check out LA-based Earlimart and Goldspot for free on Thursday at the H&H Mall. But don’t buy anything.
What is Tom wearing? Pulsating rhythms, matched with blinding flashes of white light so bright you can’t see when Tom Meighan (lead vocals, co-frontman) steps onto the stage. The music continues pumping as the lights die down to find Kasabian’s co-frontman standing with a drink in his hand.
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Thursday night, if you are not feeling the air guitar championships, drop by the Rainbow up the block to catch band The Last Great Hope of the Free World debut a set of Arabian/American pop songs.