Monthly Archives: May 2015

Go See Hear In L.A. May 26-May 31 (The Rising Appalachia/Twin Peaks Edition)

I’m back after missing last week due to Mitzvah Mania. Hopefully, I have had some significant shows for this week slip past me, but even if that is the case it is a full week of good concerts. Tues. 5/26 … Continue reading

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Steven Tyler Goes Country

When Aerosmith came out, there were the immediate comparisons to the Rolling Stones. Particularly with the Tyler/Perry – Jagger/Richards combos. Steven Tyler has taken another step – rather late in the game – to draw even closer to Jagger by … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. May 12-18 (The Blue Rodeo/Blue Oyster Cult Edition)

So much music, so much to do this week, so I’m just jumping into it. Tues. 5/12 Top Show: Torres (aka Mackenzie Scott) is getting a bunch of attention for her new album Sprinter, a raw, emotionally-charged set of songs … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 4-11 (The Gold Star/Sonics Edition)

This week’s shows make me think, with varying degrees of nostalgia, of the Hayward-Lodge Band, Royal Trux and Lords of the New Church. And they also make me wonder how anyone could see half of this week’s top shows. Tues. … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Ben E. King

Reports are out today that the great singer Ben E. King has passed away at the age of 76. King is best known for recording the classic tune “Stand By Me.” Just earlier this year, King’s version of “Stand By … Continue reading

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