What we're about

This Meetup group promotes LIVE MUSIC in Long Beach and surrounding counties in Southern California for singles and couples of all ages. For more about live music events in Long Beach for singles and couples, please visit our website - http://www.LongBeachIndependent.com

We are fans (singles and couples) of ALL styles of music and we welcome music lovers of all walks of life! We will feature a meetup at a local venue for singles and couples that may be hosted or un-hosted, but always a good time!

NOTE: The first LIVE MUSIC Show featured on this Meetup was June 19, 2007 featuring Bernie Pearl in Long Beach, past radio host of "Nothin' But the Blues" at KKJZ and founder of the ol' LB Blues Fest. Bernie was an fun guest on THE PRIME SPOT Radio Show, TPSradio at CSULB and has been part of the LOCAL MUSIC lineup including lbcc.edu and wpmd.edu TPSradio for the past 12 years..

Thanks LISA RAP for cohosting Club 562 meetups!

Membership is not required for singles and couples to attend the fun events....so invite your friends. They can always join later.

Hope to see you soon! We need more responsible organizers; contact us with your ideas.

Upcoming events (5+)


Scottish Rite Event Center

LEGENDS OF MOTOWN KOMEDY SLAMM SATURDAY, February 23 at 7:30pm Cross-posted on multiple fun social sites & often sells out GET YOUR TICKETS NOW![masked] www.SpectacularEventZ.com FUN SOCIAL *** MEET NEW FRIENDS! FEATURING MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE by REM J SEE OUR PROMO:https://youtu.be/iVgYUeLK7KQ FUN SOCIAL **** GREAT WAY TO MEET NEW FRIENDS!! Hosted by COMEDIAN Lamont Bonman (TBN'S Comedy Specials) ***PLUS COMEDIANS RUDY MORENO - THE GODFATHER OF COMEDY (George Lopez Live) ACE GUILLEN (America's Got Talent) BATTLE OF THE DIVAS: Aretha Franklin & Whitney Houston ARETHA FRANKLIN by Yvette Cooke (Rose Roye Lead Vocalist) WHITNEY HOUSTON TRIBUTE by Tameca DeVant TEMPTATIONS & DELFONICS TRIBUTE by the incredible Soul Tones TICKETS: GENERAL: $25 PREPAID OR $35 AT DOOR (if available) VIP: $30 PREPAID OR $35 AT DOOR (if available). Your VIP tickets include the fun social dance in the elegant ballroom after the show GROUP RATE FOR GROUPS OF 5 OR MORE: $5 OFF EACH TICKET ***GREAT PLACE FOR BIRTHDAY PARTIES, ANNIVERSARY & MORE***PROMOTED ON VARIOUS SITES HELD AT: Scottish Rite Event Center 855 Elm Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813 This is the beautiful Historical Landmark with 800-seat theater & ballroom Prepaid tickets will be held in alphabetical order at the door. Tickets are non-refundable. Artists subject to change without notice CALL[masked] for prepaid, discount tickets or pay online at http://www.SpectacularEventZ.com

LIVE JAZZ near Long Beach!

The Black Marlin

Hot Jazz plus fav hits from past to present! All in a comfy place with outrageously good food, and a friendly staff...and crowd...so bring a friend or come alone. You'll be comfortable either way. Sneak a peak at some of the music in our video here: http://www.youtube.com/v/nNQukdZuCxI?version=3&autohide=1 Bring a new friend to the band and take home a free gift.!! Don't forget the reservations...

JAPAN VACATION WITH AIR 10-nights hotel, Bullet Train, daily breakfast and more!

TOKYO & KYOTO Just $3,489 with air, 10-nights hotel, Bullet Train, transfers, daily breakfast, ground transportation and more! I've been talking up our last trip to Japan for the last several years. It was absolutely amazing in so many ways. So here you have a repeat of our 2016 trip with very few changes. Although it is known as an expensive destination, with the power of our group rates and great air contract we are very pleased at the affordability of this offering. We depart the US on April 17th and arrive in Japan the afternoon of April 18th after a brief stop in South Korea (you are welcome to inquire about a deviation to spend time on your own there). We will have 4-nights in Tokyo to experience this amazing city. TOURS: We will have a variety of optional tours set up. Our itinerary will bring you to the most scenic places to enjoy mother nature. Included in this package is a full day Tokyo tour with stops to four of Tokyo's popular sightseeing spots: Tokyo Tower, the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace, Sumida River Cruise, and Asakusa Kannon temple. We will offer a wonderful day trip to Nikko and a cycling tour as well. After our 4-days in Tokyo we will board the bullet train for the 3-hour ride to Kyoto. In route we will visit Mt Fuji, Japan's tallest mountain and active volcano. We will take a boat ride on Lake Ashinoko and experience the Komagatake Ropeway. This tour is also included in your package. Kyoto has been awarded the "World's Best City" award for 2015 by Travel and Leisure magazine! It served as Japan's capital and the emperor's residence from 794 until 1868. We will offer several different optional tours to visit the most important places and world heritage sites. One of these sites is called Daigo-ji Temple. This special place spreads across Daigo-san Mountain and is well-known as the "Temple of Flowers". The five-story pagoda, Goju-no-to is now the oldest building in Kyoto having survived the Onin War in the 1400's. One of our day tours will take us Ton the Sagano Scenic Railway, a sightseeing train line that runs along the Hozugawa River between Arashiyama and Kameoka. From there we will take a little hike to a place called Monkey Park Iwatayama. From here we'll visit Saga-Toriimoto Preserved Street. Much of this street along the way to the Adashino Nenbutsuji Temple has been preserved in the style of the Meiji Period [masked]). Another day tour will be a full day in Kyoto and Nara where we will discover the history and religions of ancient Japan during this 10-hour exploration of Kyoto and Nara including UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kinkaku-ji and Nijo Castle, along with its Imperial Palace. We'll also visit Nara's deer park and have a chance to feed and pet wild deer. Another tour will take us to Eastern Kyoto where we will have number of stops including The Philosopher's Path, the historic shopping streets of the Higashiyama District, Kiyomizudera Temple and Eikando a large temple that is especially nice to visit in autumn when the leaves change. We will have a free day in Kyoto with some suggestions including a nice walk up to the Fushimi Inari Shrine where you can enjoy a torii path across the mountain (When the wish is fulfilled the torii that wrote the name was built). It's a beautiful trail winding up a hill past several small temples. We will send out a complete list of the optional tours as we get a little closer to the trip. This will certainly be an amazing trip. A $200 deposit will lock in your spot. TRIP INCLUDES: 4 Nights double occupancy in Tokyo - 6 nights in Kyoto Daily breakfast Full day Tokyo tour Bullet Train from Tokyo to Kyoto Ground Transportation for Transfers Tour on Apri 22nd to Mt Fuji with boat ride and ropeway TRIP DOES NOT INCLUDE: Departure tax on the international air of $433 (subject to change up until ticketing). SINGLE SUPPLEMENT (your own room, otherwise we will match you up with a roommate): $900 GO TO THE WEBSITE FOR THIS TRIP http://www.singlesinparadise.com/singlesvacations_japan%2019.htm Sign up for this Trip! (https://secure.hostwizard.org/singlesinparadise.com/form/rsvp.php)


Carnival Cruise Lines

*ENSENADA "KOMEDY DANCE MAGIC " CRUISE STARTING AT $249++ $25 deposit due now to lock in low rate with interest-free payments! Round Robin Dining with fun mixer games & prizes **RESERVE YOUR SPACE TODAY! Call[masked] to book today! Here's a video of our most recent ENSENADA KOMEDY CRUISE: https://quik.gopro.com/v/pmxwK0ozdt/ https://youtu.be/k3aJRRFk2_w Limited cabins available. Don't miss the boat! Hosted by Comedian Monty B. Sharpton (TBN Comedy Specials) AND SPECIAL GUESTS: **Comedian Nick Arnette (Laugh USA) **Mayseo MAYS (MAGIC Castle) **Prince Speaks ("Laugh Your Way to Success) **Justin Rivera Rosalind Cook will teach line dance lessons The luxurious 2,976-passenger ship, "Carnival Imagination," offers live shows, dancing, karaoke, space, piano bar, serenity retreat area, live music and various shows, and food-food-food...not to mention 24/7 FREE room service with more food. A long list of excursions in Ensenada: La Bufadora blow hole, jeep adventure or scenic bus tour, shopping & much more (additional fee). ❥LIVE SHOWS, KARAOKE, PIANO BAR, DANCING, NIGHT CLUBS ❥MINIATURE GOLFING ON THE TOP DECK ❥PLUS THE "WATERWORKS" PARK ❥Fun each night in Carnival's dining room ❥Selection of numerous excursions including the Bufadora Blowhole (additional fee) RATES BELOW PER PERSON (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) STARTING AT: Inside - Starting at $249 Oceanview - Starting at $288 Jr. Suite (247 sq ft) with Balcony - Starting at $586 & up Grand Suite (400 sq ft) with Balcony & whirlpool - Starting at $706 & up Add following to above rates: Port charge $89; Taxes & fees - $84.50 Gratuities - $39 Cruise ship departs from Los Angeles on Thursday, April 18, 2019 and returns on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. Call[masked] to book your cabin today. If you need a roommate, we will try to help you find one (not guaranteed). Ask us about cruise insurance and rates on single, triples, quads & suites. Although cabins are not refundable (unless you have cruise insurance), you can transfer your space to a friend if you are within Carnival's deadlines. Entertainers subject to change without notice. Contact your friends...(limited amount of cabins available at this low price). CALL[masked] Our web address is: Www.SpectacularEventZ.com

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