Tag Archives: Dave Alvin

Catching Up With: Louis Armstrong, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, George Jones, Woody Guthrie and Muddy Waters

I have been meaning to do another roundup on new tribute projects and other archival releases, but every time I sit down to do one, there are new additions. Well, I am drawing the line in the sand today and … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 29-Aug. 3 (The Los Lonely Boys/Hold Steady edition)

  It’s not quite “all in the family” this week but there certainly are a number of family-based shows happening. Sean and Sara Watkins do their rather regularly scheduled Family Hour at Largo on Wednesday. The Alvin boys continue their … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 21-30 (Holly Williams/Holly George-Warren/Inara George edition)

Although I am still living the nomadic life, I wanted to drop back in to take a look on upcoming shows. Pardon any obvious omissions, things have been rather catch-as-catch-can of late. Tues. April 22 The Men will be marching … Continue reading

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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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