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LA LOM

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Bio

In the vibrant tapestry of Los Angeles’s music scene, LA LOM stands out for its ability to seamlessly weave together the diverse genres and cultures of the city into its music. Short for The Los Angeles League of Musicians, LA LOM is composed of LA natives Zac Sokolow (Guitar), Jake Faulkner (Bass), and Nicholas Baker (Drums/Percussion).

The roots of LA LOM reach back to 2019, when the band was assembled to play five nights a week in the lobby of the historic Roosevelt Hotel on Hollywood Boulevard. Initially tasked with providing background music for hotel patrons, tourists, and passersby off the street, LA LOM soon began experimenting with a genre-transcending repertoire that reflects the diverse musical diaspora of Angelenos.

LA LOM started out reimagining instrumental renditions of the soulful ballads from the 1950s and ’60s that they grew up listening to on LA’s oldies station, K-EARTH 101, evoking the laid-back aesthetic that defines the region, and drawing inspiration from luminaries like Smokey Robinson, Aaron Neville, and Brenda and the Tabulations.

Their sonic palette expanded to encompass the romantic allure of classic Mexican Boleros and the Cumbia Sonidera woven into the very fabric of the city’s soundscape, resonating through the streets from car stereos, backyard parties, and lively dance halls. LA LOM carved out a sound that blends all of these elements with the guitar-driven twang of Peruvian Chicha and Bakersfield Country.

Zac Sokolow’s musical lineage spans generations. He began his creative journey performing alongside his father, a respected figure in LA’s bluegrass community, whose family relocated from Buenos Aires to LA in the 1930s. Jake Faulkner comes from a family of Venice artists and met Zac at age 16. Zac and Jake honed their craft through years of collaboration in various bands within Southern California’s vibrant Rockabilly scene before eventually joining to form LA LOM. Nicholas Baker was steeped in Latin music from childhood by his grandmother, who hailed from a musical family in Durango, Mexico, and gained fame as a DJ on a Spanish-language radio station in Tucson, Arizona. He studied Latin percussion with renowned Nuyorican bassist and percussionist Roberto Miranda.

LA LOM have quickly ascended to playing to thousands of people and have captured the attention of Beck, Vampire Weekend and Zane Lowe.

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Tour Dates

Jul 26 2024
Nelsonville Music Festival 2024
Nelsonville, OH
Jul 26 2024
Newport Folk 2024
Newport, RI
Aug 04 2024
Pickathon Experiential Music Festival
Happy Valley, OR
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Aug 04 2024
Pickathon Experiential Music Festival
Happy Valley, OR
Aug 06 2024
Whiskey Creek Zócalo
Arenas Valley, NM
Aug 08 2024
Globe Hall
Denver, CO
Aug 09 2024
Telluride Jazz Festival 2024
Telluride, CO
Aug 09 2024
Fox Theatre
Boulder, CO
Aug 12 2024
Launchpad
Albuquerque, NM
Aug 31 2024
Fool In Love Festival 2024
Inglewood, CA
Sep 14 2024
Lowbrow Palace
El Paso, TX
Sep 18 2024
The Kessler Theater
Dallas, TX
Sep 19 2024
Scoot Inn
Austin, TX
Sep 20 2024
Stable Hall
San Antonio, TX
Sep 21 2024
The Heights Theater
Houston, TX
Sep 24 2024
Hotel Congress
Tucson, AZ
Sep 25 2024
Orpheum Theater – Flagstaff
Flagstaff, AZ
Sep 27 2024
Ohana Festival 2024
Dana Point, CA
Sep 28 2024
Pappy & Harriet's
Pioneertown, CA
Sep 29 2024
Ohana Festival 2024
Dana Point, CA
Oct 03 2024
The Observatory North Park
San Diego, CA
Oct 09 2024
Fulton 55
Fresno, CA
Oct 10 2024
Felton Music Hall
Felton, CA
Oct 12 2024
Bimbo's 365 Club
San Francisco, CA
Oct 18 2024
The Mayan
Los Angeles, CA
Oct 19 2024
Ventura Music Hall
Ventura, CA
Oct 26 2024
Miami Beach Bandshell
Miami Beach, FL
Nov 02 2024
Take Root 2024
Groningen, Netherlands
Nov 07 2024
Café de la Danse, Badaboum, PopUp!, Supersonic, Supersonic Records, La Mécanique Ondulatoire
Paris, France
Nov 08 2024
Café de la Danse, Badaboum, PopUp!, Supersonic, Supersonic Records, La Mécanique Ondulatoire
Paris, France
Nov 09 2024
Pitchfork London 2024
City Of London, United Kingdom