Monthly Archives: February 2015

Blasts From The Past: Bad Company, John Mayall & Dion

I’m putting a little spin on Flashback Friday by sharing some news on some throwback. While there is justification in Physical Graffiti fever that has arrived with the masterful deluxe reissue, I have news about another classic rock band from … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 23-March 1 (The Church and Cathedrals edition)

The Oscars are over. The glitter washed away with the rain but there’s still a lot of music to enjoy this week. Mon. 2/23 Top Show: Lucinda Williams starts her World Tour of California with a show tonight and tomorrow … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 17-22 (The Goodnight, Texas/Tall Tales and the Silver Lining edition)

Lots of good music this week with Saturday night in particularly being packed with fine shows to see. Tues. 2/17 Top Show: Steve Earle stops by the Grammy Museum to celebrate his terrific new album Terraplane, which shows off his … Continue reading

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What’s New From Old Friends: The Mavericks, Dwight Yoakam, Glen Campbell, Paul Kelly, Lead Belly and Buena Vista Social Club too.

A number of familiar old names have some interesting new projects on the horizon. Glen Campbell, who just won a Grammy and has an Oscar nomination, will see the release of the soundtrack to this highly praised documentary Glen Campbell…I’ll … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Replacements – New Tour This Spring!

Over the past few years, the Replacements have been playing shows – a benefit here, a festival there. A TV appearance. A hometown show. Sporadic concerts that garnered glowing reviews. Well, the ‘Mats are making it official by announcing today … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 9-15 (The Avett Brothers/ Dr. Dog Edition)

Everyone can exhale now that the Grammys are over. Congratulations to the winners, and to the other nominees too. In case you missed the fine print of the winners in the Americana genres. They included Rosanne Cash‘s three awards (Best … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 4-8 (The Weyes Blood/Murder By Death Edition)

Hey, it’s Grammy week here in Los Angeles. See how many of these acts are in town for the awards show. Wed. 2/4 Top Show: It’s hard to pass up on a Willie Nelson show – even if you have … Continue reading

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