Tag Archives: Dave Alvin

Go See Hear in L.A. Oct. 14-20 (the Overseas/Wavves edition)

ew week – new job – new time constraints, so I am trying out a new format at least temporarily. Mon. 14 Top Show: Kim Taylor at the Hotel Café. The Ohio-based troubadour will be celebrating her recently released disc … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept 3-9 (The Amelia White/Blonde Redhead/Gold Fields Edition)

The first full week of September offers a colorful harvest of shows, with several prominent concerts from old favorites. (yes, I went with the color theme, although I could have done: the Wayne Kramer/Wayne Hancock edition or the Murder by … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. June 18-23 (The She & Him/Hymn To Her edition)

I was trying to figure out how to organize this week’s concert lineup but there are just too many shows to neatly fit together. There are so many shows that I had several alternative titles, like the Concrete Blonde/Barenaked Ladies … Continue reading

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The Ghost Brothers, The Alvin Brothers, a King and Taj Mahal

Is the Stephen King/John Mellencamp/T Bone Burnett musical The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County good? I can’t say since I haven’t seen it. Is the soundtrack worth listening to? Hell, yes. Any album that includes performances by Elvis Costello, Neko … Continue reading

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One For The Juke (A Juke Logan Fundraiser at Cafe Fais Do Do on 4/14)

This Sunday there will be a fundraiser for one of the good guys in L.A.’s roots and blues scene – John “Juke” Logan. The Los Angeles native has been a fixture around town for years and his resume runs from … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Feb. 20-25 (The White Buffalo/Leftover Salmon Edition)

Some great bills highlight this week of Southern Californian concert news The Troubadour hosts something of an East Coast-West Coast songwriter summit on Thursday when Dave Alvin and Marshall Crenshaw share a bill. The two troubadours have been plying their … Continue reading

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Two Music Docs. Visit L.A. in June: Troubadour Blues and Chely Wright

For those who enjoy a good music documentary, there will be a pair of interesting ones screening in L.A. during June. First up will be Troubadour Blues. Filmmaker Tom Weber spent around a decade making this movie, which explores the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. April 23-29 (The Stagecoach and Beyond edition)

With the second weekend of Coachella having concluded, that means this weekend holds the Stagecoach Festival out in Indio. The 3-day country-based music festival is long sold out but if you are headed out there and looking for acts to see, … Continue reading

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Dave Alvin Takes Eleven Eleven To Twelve

Yep Roc has supersized Dave Alvin’s Eleven Eleven CD to create a special deluxe edition that offers almost 3 hours of material. The set includes a live performance DVD, a live recording of Eleven Eleven and the original album, plus two … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Jan. 9-16 (The Wheeler Brothers and Sister Hazel edition)

The year picks up a little more steam this week. On the 12th The Milk Carton Kids will be at Largo (and then at Zoey’s in Ventura on the 14th). I initially thought of them as some type of emo-punk-pop … Continue reading

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