Monthly Archives: July 2012

Go See Hear in L.A. July 31-Aug. 5 (the Beachwood Sparks/Right The Stars edition)

It’s a Super Tuesday highlighted by the stellar show at the Satellite where Pony Boy opens up for the Mynabirds at the Satellite. I talked about Pony Boy last week, so let me give some shout-outs to Mynabirds. Laura Burhenn … Continue reading

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The Boss’ SoCal Encore – Honda Center Dec. 4

Hey Southern California Bruce Springsteen fans, the Boss will be returning to the area December 4, with a show at the Honda Center. It might not be the infamous LA Sports Arena but I’m sure his fans won’t mind. I … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 23-29: The Handsome Family/Farewell Drifters Edition

It’s a big week of music, and a good deal of it is free! Monday is an unusually congested night of recommendable music. Kelli Scarr, who has collaborated with Moby, lands at the Hotel Café. I was impressed with her … Continue reading

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Rockin’ The Shots: Music Photography Exhibits In L.A. This Summer

Elvis is in the building. So are Amy Winehouse, the Ramones, Frank Zappa and other rock luminaries. And the house in question is the Annenberg Space For Photography. The Annenberg’s current exhibit, Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: New Bob, Van and Wanda

Yesterday, Columbia Records announced that Bob Dylan will release his 35th album in September. The album, entitled Tempest, contains 10 new Dylan tunes. This follow-up to 2009’s Together Through Life also comes out in the 50th anniversary of his self-titled … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. July 16- 23: The Imaginary Cities/Origami Ghosts edition

It’s not quite Kinks vs. Beatles but Saturday night July 21 pits Ray Davies at the Wiltern vs. Ringo Starr at the Greek. Ringo brings his latest (13th actually) “All Starr” band to town. This one includes Todd Rundgren, Toto’s … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Woody

As most music fans, particularly Americana music fans, know Saturday July 14 marks the 100th anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s birth. There have been many events held and much music released associated with the centennial of this folk legend. This week … Continue reading

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