Results tagged “Betto Arcos”

One Of LA's Oldest Guitar Shops Is Hurting -- Like Most Music Businesses

Candelas Guitars has been a Boyle Heights institution since 1947 but its business has almost entirely dried up.

LA's Taiko Drumming Scene Is Loud And Proud -- And For Everyone

Taiko is a Japanese tradition that goes back more than 500 years. But in the last 60 years, it's been brought to the main stage by way of Los Angeles and a universal immigrant story.

These LA Musicians Are Reviving Bolero Music -- With Some Hip-Hop Inspiration Thrown In

Tres Souls has been keeping the romantic ballad style alive and well through a series of concerts.

Armenian Music From LA Rocks (In A Folky Way) The Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Members of L.A.'s own Armenian community made their way east.