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Carey Steinberg - who has written 24 posts on Swell City Guide.

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A Taste of L.A. Soul Delivered with Munchery’s New Celebrity Chef Roy Choi

Posted on 25 August 2015

On Aug 21st, 2015, Munchery and Roy Choi announced the pleasure of hosting a free foodie event extravaganza at the Line Hotel in Koreatown, Los Angeles, California. The two new Munchery and Roy Choi dishes are Kimchi Pork Belly Fried Vice and Cheezy Short Rib Instant Ramen. These are two unique dishes that are quite […]

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Runaway Festival 2015 – Los Angeles

Posted on 15 July 2015

Runaway Festival 2015 Los Globos, Silverlake, CA Runaway Festival 2015 was an amazing DIY festival organized by Danger Collective and some great minds of Echo Park. The highlights were heavy hitters Retox with members of the Locust and many more bands. Retox rocked out with Justin Pearson’s intense vocals and theatrics. No Age were also […]

White Hills – Los Angeles at the Echo

Posted on 18 June 2015

Super spaced out and heavy, psychedelic rock band White Hills are performing at my favorite Los Angeles venue called the Echo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, California tonight June 18th, 2015. New York City’s White Hills are going to transform you into another dimension with their amazing live show in support of their new album […]

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Austin Psych Fest 2014 – Austin

Posted on 24 April 2014

Swell City Guide will be covering Austin Psych Fest 2014
on May 2-4 in beautiful Austin, Texas.
Stay tuned for more information, music, photos, and more.
Hope to see you there!!!


Kraftwerk – Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Posted on 03 April 2014

I witnessed one of the most amazing live performances ever. Kraftwerk performed live in 3-D for the first time in Los Angeles in a very long time. All of their shows here sold out within minutes and all shows were at the amazing Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles. I was ecstatic to […]


Fabric 14th Year Birthday Party – London

Posted on 20 December 2013

I had the honor and privilege to attend one of London’s most exclusive parties, the 14th Birthday Party of Fabric. Not only was I lucky enough to be in London at the time, but also I was grateful to attend this colossal party with so many amazing DJs from all around the world. After recently […]

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Coke Apartment – Amsterdam

Posted on 28 October 2013

After walking numerous kilometers (miles in US), I decided to hire a bicycle taxi to my flat from This was a great idea after quite a bit of walking with three bags of luggage. My taxi pulled up to a beautiful street on a canal. I was amazed with the location and appearance of […]


Boris – Los Angeles

Posted on 06 June 2013

I had the pleasure of witnessing a once in a lifetime performance. Boris from Japan played their entire Flood album. This was one of the best, unique shows I have ever seen. Most bands do not play an entire album as a themed show. Boris is a visionary band who enjoys being classified as not […]

Zilker Vacations – Austin

Posted on 22 May 2013

If you are looking for adventure and fun for all ages, choose Zilker Vacations for your next Austin, Texas getaway. Why not stay close to it all in Austin, so you have more time for fun times with the family and friends. Zilker Vacations is your new vacation home away from home and will enable […]

A Tribe Called Red – Santa Monica

Posted on 02 May 2013

A Tribe Called Red is an amazing 3 piece electronic group from Canada. They blend together tribal beats and war-cry chants with hip hop and dub step. I had the pleasure of witnessing an incredible performance in Santa Monica, California. The crowd was packed into this smaller venue called Central SAPC in Santa Monica. Central […]

Zalez Studio Z Dimension Fall 2013 Collection Los Angeles Fashion Week

Posted on 22 March 2013

Los Angeles fashion designers Joab Zalez and Rafael Mercado introduced their Fall 2013 collection during Los Angeles Fashion week. At a downtown Los Angeles warehouse space, the audience witnessed a trip into the future. Zalez fashion pieces will transmit you into a different dimension far, far away. Zalez statesĀ  that “from the runway to the […]

Com Truise and XXYYXX at the Echoplex, Los Angeles

Posted on 09 March 2013

The Check Yo Pony Tail 2 show at the Echoplex in Echo Park, Los Angeles was the place to be Tuesday. This sold out show was packed full of fans of both Com Truise and XXYYXX. Swell City Guide had an exciting ticket giveaway which had two lucky winners to this show. The contest was […]



Posted on 25 February 2013

Com Truise and XXYYXX TICKET GIVEAWAY!!! Wanna win tickets to the sold out Check Yo Pony Tail 2 show with Com Truise and XXYYXX show tomorrow 2/26 at the Echoplex from Swell City Guide?   Follow these steps for your chance to win 1) go to Swell City Guide on facebook at: and like […]

Tomahawk and Retox live at the Mayan Theater, Los Angeles

Posted on 25 February 2013

I was in for a very special treat last week on Tuesday, February 19th to see rock supergroup Tomahawk reunite for the first time in 10 years. They played live at the Mayan Theater in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate a new era free from the apocalypse. The show’s opening band was Southern California’s own […]

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Riva Lofts – Florence

Posted on 20 November 2012

I had the great pleasure of staying a night just south of the Arno River at Florence, Italy’s Riva Lofts. These posh, modern lofts were renovated from a nineteenth century factory and are a great place to spend your next vacation in Florence. I checked into the Riva Lofts and a very nice hotel clerk […]