Monthly Archives: April 2013

Go See Hear In L.A. April 28-May 5 (Los Lobos/Os Mutantes Edition)

Stagecoach riding off into the sunset and April quickly evaporating as well, and the shows just keep coming. Veteran singer-songwriter David Poe stops by the Hotel Café on Monday night, while the young NYC-based band Baby Alpaca shares its delicate … Continue reading

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Concert Impressions: Nataly Dawn at the Hotel Cafe (4/25/13)

Nataly Dawn was one of my recommended picks for last week. While I had liked the couple of her songs that I had heard online, I still wasn’t prepared with how impressive she would be when I caught her short … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace: Richie Havens

Richie Havens passed away on Monday at the age of 72.   To call him a folk singer would be defining him too narrowly. He was a man of many interests; however, he is best remembered for his transfixing performance … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 22-28 (The Whitehorse/Mount Moriah Edition)

From talented newcomers to esteemed pros, this week’s lineup offers a little bit of everything. First to the masters. Paul Kelly, the songwriting genius who is revered in his native Australia and has a devoted following here too, returns to … Continue reading

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Two Docs That Rock For Record Store Day

It is now less than 24 hours until the day that rapid music lovers have circled on their calendars – Record Store Day. In its 6th year, this celebration of indie record stores and music on vinyl has grown from … Continue reading

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From ASCAP to Coachella – It’s A Big Event Weekend of Music Events in Southern California

I often write about how many quality concerts take place in a week in Southern California. The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame has made a rare trip to Los Angeles for its big induction ceremony/party, which takes place Thursday … Continue reading

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Countdown To Record Store Day

Music lovers are counting down the days until April 20th, when Record Store Day unleashes an avalanche of soon-to-be rare releases. This rundown (maybe there will be more before Saturday) spotlights some gems from a few prime labels as well … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 15-21 (The Lady & Lord Huron Edition)

It might be the week that some rest between Coachellas, but this week itself offers more than a bit of  “something/anything.” Yes, Todd Rundgren will be in town, appearing at the Grove’s Barnes & Noble on Monday night to promote … Continue reading

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One For The Juke (A Juke Logan Fundraiser at Cafe Fais Do Do on 4/14)

This Sunday there will be a fundraiser for one of the good guys in L.A.’s roots and blues scene – John “Juke” Logan. The Los Angeles native has been a fixture around town for years and his resume runs from … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 8-14 (the Pony Boy/Elephant Revival Edition)

This week begins with a number of ladies’ nights to spotlight. Monday night, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down headlines at the Troubadour as they’re touring behind their new disc, We The Common – which is an uncommonly cool … Continue reading

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