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September Desk Clearing: The Last Waltz, The T.N.T. Show, Van der Graaf Generator and more

Where were you on Thanksgiving Day, 1976. I was at a Thanksgiving table watching an NFL game. But if I could travel back in time, I would go to San Francisco’s Winterland Theatre to experience The Band’s last concert, which … 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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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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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 13-16 (the Wild Honey/Wild Reeds edition)

It is rather a strange weekend. With the Grammys happening, there are probably more parties than shows but given that, here are some concerts that caught my attention. Sat. 2/13 I already mentioned the fabulous Wild Honey benefit concert that … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 9-12 (the Supersuckers/Super Furry Animals edition)

So this will be a quickie because I have other work demands to tame. and hopefully I can return to do the weekend shows. Tues. 2/9 Top Show(s): The sounds of New Orleans will resonate at the Echoplex as Jon … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 9-11 (The Bird And The Bee/The Mamas And The Papas edition)

I just wanted to get back and finish up with the notable shows for the rest of the week… Fri. Oct. 9 Top Show(s): It’s Country night in L.A. Ray Wylie Hubbard, a rough-hewn Texas outlaw troubadour, will command McCabe’s … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 22-28 (The Blue Dolphins/The Lighthouse and the Whaler edition)

September is slowly (or is it quickly) slipping away. This roundup is highlighted by the Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell show next Monday but there are a number of good shows before then. Tues. 9/22 Top Show: Nashville-based Aubrie Sellers … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 18-22 (the Surfer Blood/Beach Boy edition)

So you go out of town and you think you can keep up on things – but alas. Well, anyway, here are some hot shows for the rest of this week. Wed. 6/17 Top Show: The husband-wife duo Amanda Sudano-Ramirez  … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 24-30 (The Whitehorse/Last Bison Edition)

Hopefully those returning from SxSW aren’t suffering with too much of an Austin hangover because it’s a busy week starting with an especially crowded Tuesday night. (and apologizes for the number of late additions…) Tues. 3/24 Top Show(s): The Last … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 17-22 (the Cowboy Junkies/Milk Carton Kids edition

Hopefully this edition will signal the return to regular blog-casting. I couldn’t pass up this week which includes one of the great, over-packed night of shows (see June 20). Tues. June 17 Top Show: Amy LaVere brings her bass, her … Continue reading

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