Monthly Archives: January 2013

Go See Hear In L.A: Jan. 28-Feb. 3 edition (The Radar Brothers and The Wood Brothers

With the Grammys Awards fast approaching, it makes sense that the Grammy Museum is a place to be this week. On Monday, it welcomes R&B legend Aaron Neville, who has a new disc My True Story to talk, and sing, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Jan. 21-27 (the Social Distortion/Social Studies edition)

After MLK Day and the Inauguration Day on Monday, music starts to heat up on Tuesday. Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding comes to the Mint and Cat Power lands at the Observatory. UK’s latest chanteuse Jessie Ware has a free show … Continue reading

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Help The Replacements Give Slim A Chance

Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson have dusted off the Replacements name to do their first band recording since 1990. Why now? It has to do with helping out their pal, and longtime bandmate Slim Dunlap. Last February, Dunlap suffered a … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan. 12-20 (the Andrew Bird/Jake Bugg edition)

The year has gotten off to something of a stumbling start as I have dragged down by a cold and cough but the concert schedule is going stronger. Take Saturday the 12 as a starting point. Multi-instrumental maven David Lindley … Continue reading

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It’s A Smash…Burger

“This is the best burger I’ve ever had!,” exclaimed my daughter’s friend. My 10 year old flashed two thumbs up; her mouth was too full to speak. The cause for their excitement was their first encounter with Smashburger, a Colorado-based … Continue reading

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The Black Keys/Flaming Lips Tour Rumor – Just Don’t Call Them “The Flaming Keys”

So the rumors today of a possible Black Keys/Flaming Lips tour got me thinking that the band The Black Lips should be involved. Or that this Georgia band should find a group called the Flaming Keys and do a rival … Continue reading

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