Post Tagged with: "80’s"

“Pretty In Pink” Free Screening In Downtown (LA Live) Tuesday

The Los Angeles Film Festival will be showing a free screening of the 1986 hit “Pretty In Pink,” this Tuesday at Nokia Plaza LA Live. Jon Cryer… “Duckie” will be in attendance.  This will be the kickoff to the festival.  The movie will be shown at 7 p.m. in the Nokia Plaza at L.A. Live, across […]

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80’s Hitmakers The Cars Reunite, Record New Album And Share New Song Clip For “Sad Song”

Check out this one minute teaser clip of The Cars first single in 23 years! “Sad Song” has that awesome, polished new-wave guitar sound that Ric Ocasek owned. The band is set to release a new album and then possibly go out on a reunion tour. The Cars’ engineer Paul Orofino has confirmed that the […]

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Song Of The Day: Daryl Hall (Hall & Oates) With Chromeo “I Can’t Go For That”

This is some stripped down, 80’s yumminess!…  Daryl Hall from Hall and Oates has Chromeo and friends into his house to throw down their own type of groove, over this classic.  Something that makes you feel good on a Monday… enjoy:

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Song Of The Day: The English Beat “Mirror In The Bathroom”

We covered The English Beat (The Beat) at the Canyon Club last night.  Great to see Dave Wakeling still bringing the ska, after all these years.  This song was their most popular single in the US (other than the General Public hits).  Enjoy, “Mirror In The Bathroom.”

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Conan O’Brien: New TBS Ads, Featuring 80’s Hit “Missing You” By Tom Wait

There’s a certain nostalgic feeling that 80’s pop artist Tom Wait captured in his hit, “Missing You.”  Conan O’Brien has captured it perfectly in his two brand new ads for his upcoming TBS talkshow.

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Song Of The Day: Pat Benatar “Invincible”

Today’s Song Of The Day is dedicated to a great friend of the magazine, Jeremiah. He has been with us since our inception and helped write some of our early concert reviews. This is a song that we both love from back in the day. Pat Benatar is one of the greats who owned the […]

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Song Of The Day: The Alarm “Rain In The Summertime”

On a rainy day in LA, here’s Mike Peters and The Alarm with “Rain In The Summertime!”  The Alarm were one of the iconic bands of the 80’s, busting out epic albums like Strength, Declaration and Eye Of The Hurricane.  Who could forget the exploding 1986 MTV concert on the UCLA campus?  The show grew […]

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Labor Day Weekend Song Of The Day: Huey Lewis And The News “Couple Days Off”

Photo: © 2009 JB Brookman Hollywood Icon Magazine In honor of the long Labor Day weekend, here’s an old 80’s hit from Huey Lewis: Huey Lewis and the News Live in LA at Club Nokia Review

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A-Ha Leaves Their Mark On America With A Farewell Show At Club Nokia In Los Angeles

Moments before the euphoric chimes of the 80’s anthem, “Take On Me” rang out across the sell out crowd at Club Nokia, A-Ha keyboardist Magne “Mags” Furuholmen closed out a season in the band’s history with the simple words, “goodbye, America!”… It was a celebration of 25 years as a band.  This was the second of a […]

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Quick Look: A-Ha Farewell Tour At Club Nokia, Los Angeles

A-Ha Leaves Their Mark On America With Farewell Show At Club Nokia In Los Angeles A-Ha said goodbye to the US, in their final show after a 25 year career.  They played two sold out shows at Club Nokia at LA Live in Los Angeles.  Here is the setlist: The Bandstand Foot Of The Mountain […]

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