Music at #LBZF18
Featuring five local Long Beach bands, legendary DJ Dennis Owens, and host extraordinaire VerBS.
- Noon – MODUS
- 1:00pm – SAINT SHIVERS
- 2:00pm – MIKEY BACKPACK
- 3:00pm – MEOW TWINS
- 4:00pm – BLCKNOISE
- All day – DJ DENNIS OWENS
- Hosted by – VerBS
Mikey Backpack is an independent artist based in Long Beach, CA. His signature style of music blends dance-tastic melodies with story-rich and upbeat lyricism. Listeners can equally enjoy tuning in to the words or tuning out with the beat and just feel the vibes. Mikey writes, performs and produces all of his own music, and his versatility as a multi-instrumentalist lends to the eclectic styles heard across his songs.
VerBS Rapper Extraordinaire, Bike Hero Positivity Ninja, and Super Host got his start in the deeply-rooted Project Blowed hip hop tradition and has continued its legacy by curating and hosting BANANAS in Leimert Park for the last 7 years. VerBS has toured America and opened with major rappers the likes of Murs,Sick jacken,Open Mike Eagle,Nocando,Kosha Dillz,Rapper Big Pooh,Milo and more, as well as indie bands.
Dennis Owens is a DJ, and is probably best known, locally, for his long running dance night, The Good Foot, which started at Que Sera, Sera and, more recently, migrated to Alex’s Bar. He is also a founding member of Suburban Rhythm and Action League, and played for many years in Ikey Owens’ band, Free Moral Agents.