Monthly Archives: February 2014

Causes For Celebration: Wild Honey Benefit and Other Good-Hearted Projects

I forgot to mention in the weekly concert roundup that on March 1 the Wild Honey Foundation will throw a big benefit concert to raise funds for Autism Think Tank and the Children’s Music Fund. Taking place at the Wilshire … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 24- March 2 (The Lord Huron/Dr. Dog/Bishop, Elvin Edition)

  February ends on a brilliant note as Friday the 28th holds a trifecta of terrific shows. Lord Huron and Night Beds – whose respective debuts were among the top releases for the past two years – come to the … Continue reading

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RIP: Devo’s Bob Casale

I was sadden to hear the news that Bob Casale, from Devo, passed away on Monday. I had been thinking of Devo over the weekend after seeing the Lego Movie, which has the unforgettable Mark Mothersbaugh-penned theme song “Everything is … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 17-23 (The Pink Mountaintops/Scarlet Rivera Edition)

This week’s forecast calls for a blizzard of Lucinda Williams shows. The Americana music icon seems to be playing everywhere in the next couple weeks except my backyard. She kicks things off on Tuesday the 18th at the Troubadour with … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Desk Clearing: John Denver, Johnny Cash, Skinny Puppy and Wild Honey in the news

I have been meaning to share some news that has come across my radar in the past couple weeks. From the House of Cash comes news that a new, posthumous Johnny Cash collection Out Among The Stars is due in … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 11-16 (The Benmont Tench/Engelbert Humperdinck Edition)

Valentine’s Day week holds a bouquet of shows to love (okay, I couldn’t resist that wordplay). The offerings include longtime stars (like Sting, Clint Black, Boz Scaggs and Paul Simon), disappointing cancellations (Jeremy Spencer, Dan Hicks), cult heroes (Bettye LaVette) … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 3-9 (The Sarah Lee/Ray Wylie Edition)

The first full week of February is quite a full week of music. It may start off slowly with nothing to recommend on Monday besides rehashing the Super Bowl and its commercials, but things really get into gear. Friday holds … Continue reading

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