Monthly Archives: May 2016

Go See Hear In L.A. May 28-31 (Los Lobos/Los Lonely Boys edition)

First let me start off talking about the holiday weekend’s festivals. The Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival marks its 25th anniversary with a partially awesome lineup. Saturday serves up Eric Burdon & The Animals, Doug Kershaw with Steve … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 25-27 (the Mother Hips/Son Little edition)

For the sake of time considerations, I will be splitting this week into two parts. Part one will go through Friday and part two (hopefully) will cover the rest. Wed. 5/25 Top Show(s): Two rock ‘n’ roll survivors, Jonny Two … Continue reading

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Hey, Ho, Let’s Go: Ramones’ 40th Anniversary Celebration Rocks On

It always seems to happen that as soon as I put together a roundup of interesting music news, that something else interesting arrives in my inbox. In this case, it is the upcoming deluxe reissue of the Ramones‘ eponymous debut. … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Desk Clearing: Eggs Over Easy, Gov’t Mule & Joan Baez

I wanted to caught up with some of the music news that I have come across so far this month. First,  I will admit it – I am a fan of pub rock music. Brinsley Schwarz, Duck Deluxe, the Motors … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 18-24 (the Albert Cross/Mudcrutch edition) – Updated

This upcoming week is a particularly rocking one with shows from Bad Company & Joe Walsh, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience and the Who to The Thermals, Titus Andronicus and Divine Weeks. And that’s not counting Neil Young and Stephen … Continue reading

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RIP: Candye Kane

  I have been wanting to write about Candye Kane, who lost her valiant, 8-year battle with pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer on May 6. I had the pleasure of interviewing the blues singer some years back for an article and I … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 11-17 (the Bob Mould/Andrew Bird edition)

I’ve got a crazy busy week so I will skip the preamble and get to the good stuff, and hopefully I won’t discover additional interesting shows after I hit “publish.” Wed. 5/11 You can bid farewell to the Motion City … Continue reading

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