Monthly Archives: March 2016

Go See Hear In L.A. March 24-29 (the Sunshine Bean/Black Lillies edition)

The concert scene is heating up again post-SxSW, or for whatever reason. Before I get on with the shows, I did want to mention that the Hank Williams bio-pic I Saw The Light opens this weekend along with the Chet … Continue reading

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Friday Desk Clearing:

Amidst various computer challenges, I did come across some interesting music news items this week that I wanted to share. Pride And Joy, the documentary that heralded filmmaker Robert Mugge made on Alligator Records in 1992 gets its Blu-Ray release … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 17-22 (the Son Little/Chamber Brothers edition)

You might have thought I am late with this week’s concert rundown because I am in Austin enjoying SxSW. But, alas no.  I’m late because of dreary computer woes. Still, here are shows that caught my attention this week (including … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 11-15 (the Rosanne Cash/Syd Straw edition)

Somehow it is already Friday. It has been one of those weeks. But I did want to chime in with show recommendations before it is really too late. Fri. 3/11 SoCal music mainstay David Lindley returns to McCabe’s for two … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Desk Clearing: Dylan, Petty, Sturgill Simpson And Yo-Yo Ma

Before we move on to this week, there are a couple of stories I wanted to get to. A treasure trove of over 6,000 items of Bob Dylan memorabilia has been purchased by by the George Kaiser Family Foundation and … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 1-8 (the Freakwater/Wavves edition)

A lot of good stuff this week, particularly in the twangy troubadour department: Bob Woodruff, Lucinda Williams, Sean Rowe, Bobby Long, Liza Anne and a guy named David Crosby. There were other opportunities for other fun wordplay to call this … Continue reading

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The Return of Emitt Rhodes

On Feb. 25, Emitt Rhodes appeared at the Grammy Museum in celebration of his new CD, Rainbow End (Omnivore Recordings), which is his first album in 43 years. His last full-length, the prophetically entitled Farewell To Paradise, was released in … Continue reading

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