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Archives Alive Anniversary Edition: UPDATED: Monterey Pop, Grateful Dead, Sgt. Peppers, Stills & Collins

1967 was a huge year in rock music. It basically started with the Doors’ debut album and ended with Magical Mystery Tour. It is hard to keep up with all the anniversaries, but here are some recent new items. The … Continue reading

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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. June 25-30 (The Milo Greene/Shilohs edition)

This week is highlighted by the local appearances of several living legends. Booker T. sounds the alarm at the El Rey on the 25th to celebrate his new album, Sound The Alarm, which Stax (appropriately enough) is out. Mavis Staples … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 14-19 (The Wooden Birds – Wildbirds & Peacedrums edition)

The week leading up to Father’s Day features a number of strong shows, although nothing that really grabs the Show of the Week title. That said, and given that Father’s Day is Sunday, I will make note of two father-ly … Continue reading

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Go See Hear: May 9-15 (The Cars – Patrolled By Radar edition)

The spotlight seems to be shining on some returning vet performers this week. Colin Hay is best remembered for fronting the Australian band Men At Work but he has been churning out some very nice solo work (including his latest … Continue reading

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