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  1. Los Angeles (5291 profiles)
  2. San Diego (2559 profiles)
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  5. San Jose (986 profiles)
  6. Long Beach (790 profiles)
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  23. Costa Mesa (295 profiles)
  24. Orange (292 profiles)
  25. Santa Cruz (282 profiles)
  26. Fullerton (277 profiles)
  27. Sherman Oaks (276 profiles)
  28. Santa Monica (268 profiles)

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California Music Scene

The state of California has produced some of the most influential American music over the past 50 years. The Los Angeles music industry is at the center of the California music universe while surrounding cities like San Francisco, Sacramento, and San Diego serve as satellite scenes.

Motley Crue, The Byrds, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Rage Against The Machine all originated from Los Angeles during their respective musical movements. Why has L.A. and California proved to be so ripe with talent? It serves as the entertainment capital of the world, the weather is gorgeous, and its legendary clubs have proven the ability to serve as a launching pad for aspiring musicians.

San Francisco may not have the celebrities of L.A., but it does have The Fillmore. This club became the popular spot for psychedelic bands and the counterculture of the 1960s. The sheer amount of rock icons that have graced the stage of The Fillmore is staggering: The Allman Brothers Band, Jefferson Airplane, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Doobie Brothers and endless others.

In Sacramento, The Sammies reward local musicians for their hard-work and provide recognition of their talents. One of the latest bands to break out of Sacramento is Switchfoot, who experienced crossover success from the Christian genre. Sacramento also has a thriving jazz scene; every year the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee draws people from across the globe.

San Diego’s premier club for aspiring musicians is The Casbah, where many local bands get the opportunity to open up for larger national acts such as Alanis Morissette, Morphine, and The Cult. Street Scene is the best ticket in town for San Diego music lovers during the summer. This music festival caters to a wide-variety of musical tastes, ranging from rap to punk.

Today, California is one of the best places to start a music career. Each city has their own distinctive clubs and identities. Los Angeles’ Brown Derby club helped The Roots to ink a record deal by giving them a platform to build a fan base. Sacramento’s Sammies strive to make local musicians feel validated. Also, check out Old Ironsides in Sacramento. It’s a great venue for bands to establish themselves in. 4th and B is a great place to play and see music in San Diego. It can house up to 1,000 people and even has bathroom attendants.

California has proven to be the birthplace of many successful careers. Its beautiful cities, rich musical traditions and entertainment background ensure that it will stay that way for many years to come.


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Take Out

  • Band | Orangevale, California, 95662
  • Cover/Tribute
  • Active within 24 hours

rhunter5150

  • Vocalist, Drums, Other Percussion, Background Singer
  • Musician | Moreno Valley, California, 92553
  • R&B, Classic Rock, Funk, Cover/...
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Gutterbing

  • Band | Thousand Oaks, California, 91320
  • Alternative, Blues, Classic Rock, R...
  • Active within 24 hours

DyII3Rium

  • Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass ...
  • Musician | Fort Bragg, California, 95437
  • Alternative, Blues, Classic Rock, R...
  • Active within 24 hours

armando1049027

  • Drums, Other Percussion, Background Singer
  • Musician | Ontario, California, 91762
  • Classic Rock, Cover/Tribute, Pop, R...
  • Active within 24 hours

matthew1115824

  • Drums, Vocalist - Baritone, Bass Guitar
  • Musician | Visalia, California, 93277
  • Classic Rock, Southern Rock, Rock, ...
  • Active within 24 hours

angelprice94

  • Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar
  • Musician | Duarte, California, 91010
  • Metal, Blues, Punk
  • Active within 24 hours

ANYX

  • Vocalist, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Ke...
  • Musician | Los Angeles, California, 90024
  • Alternative, Folk, Electronic, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

david1006790

  • Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
  • Musician | Los Angeles, California, 90064
  • Classic Rock, Cover/Tribute, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

Slightly Loocid

  • Drums
  • Musician | Bonsall, California, 92003
  • Alternative, Classic Rock, Reggae, ...
  • Active within 24 hours

James Cole

  • Vocalist - Tenor, Rhythm Guitar
  • Musician | Long Beach, California, 90805
  • R&B, Blues, Jazz, Funk
  • Active within 24 hours

tazz3786

  • Drums
  • Musician | Gardena, California, 90247
  • Blues, Classic Rock, Country, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

ScienceNV

  • Band | Huntington Beach, California, 92646
  • Progressive
  • Active within 24 hours

MzzLovely

  • Vocalist, Vocalist - Soprano, Keyboard, Piano, Background Si...
  • Musician | Colton, California, 92324
  • R&B, Jazz, Hip Hop/Rap, Dubstep
  • Active within 24 hours

PsychoMaton666

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Electronic Music
  • Musician | Huntington Park, California, 90255
  • Metal, Blues, Cover/Tribute, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

tom1025565

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar
  • Musician | San Carlos, California, 94070
  • Metal, Classic Rock, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours