Monthly Archives: December 2012

Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 21-31 (The Christmas-to-New Years Holiday edition)

Since I am getting a very late start on this week, I thought I just continue on through the end of the year. Friday offers several early Christmas gifts: the what-seems-to-be annual X Xmas show (at the Fonda), the rootsy … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Dec. 13-16 (The Mountain Goats/Wildcat! Wildcat! Edition)

My apologies for not getting this done in time for Wednesday’s show, which included Mercury Prize winners Alt-J playing the Fonda with Wildcat! Wildcat!. However, several of Wednesday’s performers have second area shows. Canadian mega-band (and long-time Rob Berick favorite) … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 10-11 (The John Cale/Jim Lauderdale edition)

The combination of a number of notable shows and a busy start of the work week has led me to do a mini-2 day version of Go See Hear. Monday boasts a pair of cool shows. UK crooner Willy Moon … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 3-9 (The Shuggie Otis/Kinky Friedman edition)

There is a lot to celebrate as we head into Chanukah weekend. Let’s start with the Polyphonic Spree’s Holiday Extravaganza that I previewed for the L.A. Weekly (http://www.laweekly.com/2012-11-29/music/lauryn_hill_bad_brains_shuggie_otis/3/). This family-friendly show features the eccentric ensemble performing holiday tunes and their … Continue reading

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