Monthly Archives: January 2016

Go See Hear In L.A. Jan. 28-31 (the Dr. Dog/Kitten edition)

Somehow January has come to an end. And I still have so many January things left to do…Well, if you planning to go out, here are some suggestions for you. Thur. 1/28 Jenny Lewis starts her 3-night stand (I think … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan.19-26 (The White Buffalo/Elephant Revival edition)

Wanted to get this up and out because there are some excellent shows this week as Josh Ritter, J.D. McPherson, Dave & Phil Alvin, Dawes and Dwight Yoakam all have concerts in Southern California. Here is what I have come … Continue reading

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Helping Ivan Julian And Remembering Buffin, Blowfly and Glenn Frey

To many In Memoriams, sad to say. Although first I wanted to mention a way to help an ailing musician. Ivan Julian, who was the Voidoids‘ original guitarist and currently plays with the cult supergroup The Fauntleroys with the Alejandro … Continue reading

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Sunday Desk Clearing: The Velvets, The Monkees & Loretta Lynn

As often happens, you post one thing and then you remember something else and two more things come in…so, here you go. This year is the Year of the Monkey in the Lunar calendar. It is also the 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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Friday Desk Clearing: New Lucinda, Old Lords Of The New Church & A Neil Young Movie Marathon

While I had a couple minutes, I thought I’d share some recent things that came across my screen. Congratulations are in order for to this year’s recipients of the Folk Alliance’s Elaine Weissman Lifetime Achievement Awards: Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (Living) … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan. 13-18 (the Bird Dog/I See Hawks In L.A. edition)

I apologize for being absent longer from here longer than I expected. One thing led to another and you know…there you go and here we are. Anyway, it’s not too late to talk about this week’s shows, is it? Wed. … Continue reading

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Monday Mourning: Otis Clay, Red Simpson & David Bowie

The past few days have seen much sadness in the music world with the deaths of Otis Clay, Red Simpson and David Bowie. Blue Hall of Famer Otis Clay passed away on Friday Jan. 8passed at 73. Clay was best … Continue reading

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