Tag Archives: Bettye LaVette

What’s Old Is New: The City, Ted Hawkins And Daptone Gold

Light In The Attic, the fine folks who have reissued the Monks, Karen Dalton and Rodriguez (to name a few), will be putting out the long-out-of-print album by The City. on October 2. Who is “The City?” It was a … Continue reading

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Go See Here In L.A. Aug. 11-18 (The Superchunk/Sonics Edition)

This week offers nostalgia acts in all types of musical shapes. Starting with Bobby Rush and Bettye LaVette on Monday and wrapping up with the Counting Crows and Toad The Wet Sprocket on Sunday. In between, you can see ZZ … Continue reading

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Charles Bradley’s Doc – Soul Of America – Coming Out Soon

Charles Bradley is one of those late-blooming old-school soul singers – along with the likes of with Lee Fields, Bettye LaVette and Sharon Jones – who are happily achieving some career success now. Bradley has a particularly interesting life, full … Continue reading

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Rock Me, Rosetta – American Masters Presents: Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

Rock ā€˜nā€™ Roll has always been one part Saturday Night and one part Sunday morning ā€“ a mix of wild bar nights and more soulful introspection. Early rock icons like Elvis, Jerry Lee and Little Richard all had their gospel … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 9-14 (The Panther Burns/Giant Giant Sand edition

  Sorry for being a little behind. Had to deal with a big deadline but I wanted to talk about all the great shows this week, which is filled with appearances from legends, cult heroes, promising acts and other intriguing … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. April 16-22 (the Madness edition)

This week starts off with a couple of vintage Brit acts that came out of the second wave of punk rock in the late ā€˜70s. On Monday, Madness will bring their ska/pop to Club Nokia. They had a number of … Continue reading

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