Monthly Archives: September 2012

Flattery For the Replacements and Nick Lowe

The oft-quote phrase goes: imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. So flattery is in high season this week with two of my favorite acts: the Replacements and Nick Lowe. Tuesday was the release day for Treatment Bound: A Ukulele … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 17-23 (The Melody Gardot/Tab Benoit Edition)

I’m going to start this week’s concert rundown will start with the week’s end. Friday night finds Mindy Smith visiting McCabe’s with her new, and self-titled album. Smith is a wonderfully talented singer/songwriter – born in Long Island but with … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 12-16 (The My Morning Jacket/Los Straitjackets edition)

This week is a rather crazy quilt one. Maybe that’s why it is already Wednesday before I have started this or vice versa. I wasn’t able to get the word out in time for Angus Stone’s show at the Troubadour … Continue reading

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Go See Here In L.A. Express: Steve Forbert/Ben Sollee – Hotel Cafe Sept. 10th

I wanted to give a quick shout-out to a great show at the Hotel Café tonight since I won’t get a chance to do a full weekly report until tonight. Veteran troubadour Steve Forbert and up-and-coming cellist/singer-songwriter Ben Sollee both … Continue reading

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One Thought on One Direction

In a ticketmaster email today, I saw that tickets are going on sale next week for the One Direction concert that is coming to the Staples Center – next August! Are they selling the tickets this early because, in the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 4-9 (The Crosby, Stills, Nash and Pegi Young edition)

I am laboring some following Labor Day Monday so this is getting out a little too late to mention to good shows – but that won’t stop me from saying Tuesday the 4th has/had a pair of fine shows: The … Continue reading

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