Monthly Archives: November 2013

Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 26-Dec. 1 (Thanksgiving/Back to Bad Friday edition)

It looks like this Thanksgiving week is shaping up as a slow week for shows. I will resist describing it as a “turkey” – whoops, I just did. While there might not be a lot of cool shows, there will … Continue reading

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From Bottle Rocket To Bottle Rockets And A Little Touch of Schmilsson

There are a couple of interesting tributes are in the works for next year. The Royal Potato Family has organized a salute to Harry Nilsson. Slated for a Feb. 4 release, This Is The Town features contributions by Langhorne Slim, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 19-24 (The Black Crowes/Over The Rhine edition)

Tues. 19 Top Show: The Mint hosts a cool double bill with Nashville wildcat Lindi Ortega and Brett Detar, the former Juliana Theory frontman whose latest Too Free to Live is a rugged twang rock offering. Neil Finn preview tunes … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 14-18 (The Swamp Dogg/Los Lobos edition)

I’m a little behind, okay – a lot behind – so here we go Thurs. 14 Top Show: Los Lobos’ 40th anniversary show at the Whisky A Go Go – good luck getting in so you might want to check … Continue reading

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What I Learned In The Obits: R.I.P. Allan Block

I came across the obituary of Allan Block the other day. It wasn’t a name I recognized, I will admit. If his name isn’t familiar to you, he was an important figure in the Greenwich Village folk scene in the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 4-11 (The Mazzy Star/Sparks Edition)

Mon. 4 Top Show: Robert Hilburn, the eminent L.A. music critic, talks about his new Johnny Cash bio at the Grammy Museum. Singer/songwriter (and Elefant frontman) Diego Garcia performs at the Troubadour while UK songtress Phildel delivers her ethereal music … Continue reading

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