Monthly Archives: May 2013

Go See Hear In L.A. May 26- June 9 (the Insects Vs. Robots/Joy Kills Sorrow edition)

So long May, hello June. But there’s no June gloom went it comes to music-going at the start of June. It’s a special two-week edition so pay attention to the dates (and hopefully I have too). But first, here’s what … Continue reading

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They Had Me At Coen

I was reading to a review in the Wrap today on the upcoming Coen Brothers movie, Inside Llewyn Davis. http://www.thewrap.com/movies/column-post/cannes-review-inside-llewyn-davis-92546 The reviewer Sasha Stone called it “breathtaking” and “likely to be one of the best films of the year.” Which … Continue reading

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John Fogerty’s Birthday & Album Party at the El Rey on 5/28

How do you think John Fogerty would celebrate his birthday? By making music, of course. Next Tuesday, May 28, he will be rockin’ all over the El Rey. Not only will it be his birthday, but also the release date … Continue reading

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Duos Rule The Americana Award Nominations

I had the pleasure of attending the Americana Music Association’s Award nominee announcement event yesterday at the Grammy Museum. It marks one of those times when the question “What is Americana?” arises. The list of nominees doesn’t really provide simple … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 13-19 (The Buddy & Jim Edition)

It’s one of those “when it rains, it pours” week. Some days come with too many choices and others have few choices. Monday, for example, has Ex-Cops sticking around in town for a show at the Bardot, while nothing has … Continue reading

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You Just Never Know Who’s An Eddy Arnold Fan

I read that next week, there will be a tribute album for the late, great country star Eddy Arnold, who would have been 95 on May 15. Now there’s nothing odd with a tribute project for this music legend. Arnold … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 6-12 (The Nickel Creek Non-Reunion edition)

This week’s shows answers the questions (if vaguely) where will Sara Watkins, Sean Watkins and Chris Thile do while in L.A. May 9-10 and answers the question – if indirectly – what is Ione Skye up to Tuesday finds a … Continue reading

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