Monthly Archives: April 2015

Go See Hear In L.A. April 28-May 4 (Manic Street Preachers/They Might Be Giants edition)

Am I the only one wondering how May is already at my doorstep. While you ponder that, here are the shows that made a mark on my radar. And see if you can notice the various Saturday Night Live cast … Continue reading

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My Guide To Stagecoach

If I were going to Stagecoach this weekend, here are the acts that I would try to catch. Some are obvious – Steve Earle, Merle Haggard, ZZ Top, Hot Rize, Kacey Musgraves and Miranda Lambert. And some not so – … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 21-28 (The Nikki Lane/Caitlin Rose Edition)

Well, Coachella is finally behind us but Stagecoach now is galloping in this weekend. But there is plenty of music to keep you occupied whether you are tired from Indio, headed back to Indio or ignoring Indio all together Tues. … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 14-19 (The Rosie Flores/Cloud Nothing Edition)

It’s the bridge week between the two Coachella festivals. So some folks are sleeping in and resting up, while others just keep on rocking. Tues. 14 Top Show: Cloud Nothings, the pride of Cleveland, bring their fast and furious garage … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Translator and Kingbees

A pair of early ‘80s bands that I dug back in the day are seeing reissues this spring, both courtesy of the awesome archive-loving folks at Omnivore Recordings. The Bay Area band Translator is best known – if known at … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In LA April 6-13 (The Howl/Luna/Ride Edition)

For those gearing up for the first weekend of Coachella, or just sitting it out, there is plenty of music to enjoy. The week has a particularly flashback flavor as there are performances from musicians from the ‘60s (Arlo Guthrie, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 31-April 5 (The Yonder Mountain/North Mississippi All-Stars edition)

Hey it’s Spring Break so I’m doing a “once over lightly” version of this week’s concert roundup. Tues. 3/31 Top Show(s): Whoops – a correction: the Jessica Lea Mayfield/Seth Avett homage to Elliott Smith takes place tonight at the Wilshire … Continue reading

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