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Bike ride and a concert with the Fmly

Bike ride and a concert with the Fmly

Ask most music bookers in Los Angeles the bare minimum needed for a band to play, and they'll say simply a willing venue — whether that be the Troubadour or the downtown upstart known as the Smell or someone's dumpy rental. Ask Cameron Rath, who organizes a monthly biking and outdoor concert series that's an uninhibited spree around the Westside, and he'll say an easily accessible electric outlet that can be hijacked for an hour or two. Sometimes not even a socket is necessary; a generator or a car battery works in a pinch.

That kind of DIY pluck is at the heart of Fmly, the grassroots organization started by Venice denizen Rath and his friend Noah Klein, now based in New York. Over...

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