Tag Archives: Carla Olson

Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 19-23 (the Guided By Voices/Marley’s Ghost edition)

This is one of those weekends when the city is packed with music – concerts, club gigs festivals, free shows. You name it, you will probably find it this weekend. Here are some shows that registered on my radar. Fri. … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 17-22 (the Son Little/Chamber Brothers edition)

You might have thought I am late with this week’s concert rundown because I am in Austin enjoying SxSW. But, alas no.  I’m late because of dreary computer woes. Still, here are shows that caught my attention this week (including … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 3-9 (The Miner/Early Winters Edition)

Now that we have slogged through the wet weekend and the Oscars telecast, let’s get back to music. Mon. March 3 Top Show (s): Monday is your first chance to see Eric Brace & Peter Cooper as the marvelous Nashville … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 22-28 (The Whitehorse/Mount Moriah Edition)

From talented newcomers to esteemed pros, this week’s lineup offers a little bit of everything. First to the masters. Paul Kelly, the songwriting genius who is revered in his native Australia and has a devoted following here too, returns to … Continue reading

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One For The Juke (A Juke Logan Fundraiser at Cafe Fais Do Do on 4/14)

This Sunday there will be a fundraiser for one of the good guys in L.A.’s roots and blues scene – John “Juke” Logan. The Los Angeles native has been a fixture around town for years and his resume runs from … Continue reading

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Chicago Blues In Memoriams and Living On

Two major figures in the Chicago music scene passed on last week. Cleotha Staples, who was the eldest daughter of Pops Staples, died on February 20 on the South Side of Chicago at the age of 78. She had been … Continue reading

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Barry Goldberg Helps Beat The February Blues At The Mint

Like discovering a great new bakery or stumbling upon a cool obscure bookstore (you can substitute your own favorite experiences), there is something uniquely wonderful about dropping by your neighborhood bar and catching some talented musicians just playing for the … Continue reading

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