Category Archives: Best in L.A. Shows

Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 18-22 (the Leon Russell/Mose Allison edition)

While I ponder how Thanksgiving is a week away, here are some shows to check out before then..   Fri. 11/18 Top Shows: Blue rock pioneer and hall of famer John Mayall will be at the Rose in Pasadena. The … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 12-15 (and a remembrance of Leonard Cohen)

Still looking for weekend music? Let me share some shows, once over lightly. Sat. 11/12 Top Show(s): The 50th Anniversary of the Sunset Strip Demonstration will be commemorated at the Echoplex with performances from Love Revisited, the Pandoras and more. … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 21-24 (the Bon Iver/Blitzen Trapper edition)

Yes, I am a little behind but before I got further behind, I wanted to share some of the great shows for this weekend (and Monday). Fri. 10/21 Top Show: Lori McKenna’s show at the Hotel Café is not surprisingly … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 6-12 (The Drive-By Truckers/Dixie Chicks edition)

October is rolling along. This week features big names like Neil Young, Cat Stevens, Bob Weir and ZZ Top, but the top show for me would be the Drive-By Truckers/Lydia Loveless shows at the Regent. Thur. 10/6 Top Show(s): Grammy … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 24-25 (the “Sammy Hagar Weekend” edition)

Just wanted to circle back and offer up some weekend options for music-going. Sat. 9/24 Top Show(s): Yes, it will be a “Sammy Hagar Weekend,” or at a Sammy Hagar Saturday, hopefully. And I am referring to today’s McCabe’s show … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 20-23 (the St. Paul/Sister Sparrow edition)

This week is shaping up to be a soul-tastic one. So much good stuff that I am only taking you all through Friday night. Tues. 9/20 Top Show(s): The Hollywood Bowl have one of their fantastic lineups that almost seems … Continue reading

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A Festive Saturday, This Saturday (Sept. 17, that is)

If you are looking for something special to do this Saturday, there are a number of terrific music festivals taking place in Southern California. A couple weeks ago I mentioned how the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is celebrating its 50th … Continue reading

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