Monthly Archives: June 2015

Chris Thile: From Nickel Creek To Lake Woebegon

Congratulations are in order for Chris Thile. Word came out to name that Thile will be replacing Garrison Keillor as the host of A Prairie Home Companion after Keillor retires in 2016. It’s not like Thile isn’t busy enough already. … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 29-July 6 (the Honeyhoney/Honey Country Edition)

Things may be a little slow this week due to the big July 4th holiday weekend but still go out and grab some live music before being distracted by the bright lights of fireworks. Mon. 6/29 Psychedelica-flavored rocker Jacco Gardner … Continue reading

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Quick Take: Anderson East at the Hotel Cafe – June 25, 2015

It is not easy to tear me away from watching the NBA Draft (sadly, that isn’t much of a joke) but I am mighty glad that I did last night to hear Anderson East do a set at the Hotel … Continue reading

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The Other Ork – The Legendary Ork Records

Before there was Mork from Ork, there was Terry Ork, who in the mid-70’s started Ork Records and released some of the first music to come out of the New York punk scene. I remember reading somewhere (Cleveland Scene magazine? … Continue reading

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More Weekend Recommendations: From the Blasters To Banhart

I overlooked two interesting events happening this weekend. Up in Ventura, the Roadshow Revival will rev things up in Mission Park. While it is entitled “A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash,” it is more than just a tribute … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 23-28 (The Anderson East/Far West Edition)

This week is marked by show from some wonderful songwriters, starting with Robert Earl Keen and continuing on with Dan Penn and Kim Richey, and that is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Tues. 6/23 Top Show: One of … Continue reading

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Quick Spin: Carry Illinois

It’s not easy to make a name for yourself in that American music mecca of Austin, Texas but Carry Illinois is doing that. First off, they don’t use Texas in their name, but Illinois. Why? Because Illinois is where singer/songwriter/guitarist … Continue reading

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