Monthly Archives: November 2011

More Sad Mindy McCready News – Reports of her Kidnapping her Son

The troubled country singer Mindy McCready is back on the wrong side of the law, according to Billboard.com. Billboard reports that McCready and her 5 year old son have gone missing and Florida authorities have given her a Thursday deadline … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A.: Nov. 28-Dec. 4 (The Dark Dark Woods edition)

As I wrestle with a turkey hangover, I am noticing that the upcoming week is as light on shows as I am feeling heavy. The notable weeknight shows both occur on Tuesday with the Troubadour offering a nice double bill … Continue reading

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Amnesty International’s upcoming Dylan salute

To celebrate its’ 50th anniversary, Amnesty International has put together a salute to Bob Dylan featuring 80 artists doing 75 Dylan tunes. Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International includes contributions ranging from Joan Baez … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 21-27 (The Devil Makes Three – Crooked Fingers edition)

Thanksgiving week commences with a busy Monday night – and a rather quiet rest of the week. The impressive local band the Janks will be at the Bootleg on Monday, while the ageless Cure starts a 3-night stand at the … Continue reading

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Vince Gill’s Troubadour Return

Vince Gill’s return to the legendary Los Angeles club, the Troubadour, might not be as celebrated as James Taylor and Carole King’s reunion show back in 2007, which spawned a DVD and subsequent tour. However, it did make for a … Continue reading

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Discovery: knockandrock.com

I came across a clever website today. Knock and Rock (www.knockandrock.com). The concept is pretty simple. A band and a small crew walk around an L.A. neighborhood, knocking on random doors and asking if they can “rock.” Actually, so far, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 13-20 (The Joe Ely/Garland Jeffreys – “The Road Goes On Forever” edition)

A Texas music icon swings through L.A. this week. Joe Ely has a date at the Mint on Thursday the 17th. Part of the legendary Flatlanders with Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Butch Hancock, Ely has been churning out vibrant country-rock … Continue reading

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