Music is something that only humans make, unless you count the racket birds try to pass off as song. Hear the real stuff with this GrouponLive deal.
- $14 for one general-admission ticket to see Andy Grammer, Kate Voegele, and Brendan James (up to $26.60 value)
- When: Thursday, June 12, at 8 p.m.
- Where: Fitzgerald's
- Section: general admission
- Door time: 7 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
Andy Grammer, Kate Voegele, and Brendan James
- When you first heard Andy Grammer: in 2011, when his debut single, "Keep Your Head Up," flooded airwaves with pure positivity
- What that single nabbed him: a place in the Top 5 of the adult-pop radio charts, an MTV O Award for Most Innovative Video, great posture
- Where he learned to be so upbeat: busking on Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade
- What he told USA Today about that time: “If I'm sitting next to a 4-year-old girl singing Janet Jackson songs on one side, and a father-son act doing acrobatics on the other, I had to learn how to get people to listen to me.”
- What's next for Andy: a new album is in the works, heralded by the single "Back Home"
- How you met Kate Voegele: on One Tree Hill, where she played singer-songwriter Mia Catalano
- Her sound: heartfelt pop-infused folk rock
- Her most recent album: 2011's Gravity Happens
- Songs you might hear: "Only Fooling Myself," "99 Times," "Heart in Chains"
- Brendan James's mentor: Carly Simon
- Where you've heard his songs: on Army Wives, Private Practice, and Bones
- Simplify: his 2013 release
Although Fitzgerald's began its legendary run as a venue in 1977, its journey as a building started in 1918, when the Polish community built it as a gathering place. And while those community-driven roots have remained throughout the years, the music—and the community it gathers—is a bit different now. Instead of polka tunes fueling holiday dinners and dancing, Fitzgerald's tight-knit vibe welcomes music legends such as The Ramones, R.E.M., Tina Turner, and James Brown. Its layout echoes this community feel, too, boasting two intimate stages and a sprawling cobblestone patio where patrons can discuss bands and squirrels can compare drumsticks they stole.