Tag Archives: Chris Thile

Go See Hear In L.A. July 19-25 (The Michigan Rattlers/Dixie Chicks edition)

If I use the “too many shows, too little time” excuse for the short intro will you still understand? Tues. 7/19 Top Show: The Regrettes calls themselves “cupcake punk” and that’s a pretty right on description of the sweet but … Continue reading

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Chris Thile: From Nickel Creek To Lake Woebegon

Congratulations are in order for Chris Thile. Word came out to name that Thile will be replacing Garrison Keillor as the host of A Prairie Home Companion after Keillor retires in 2016. It’s not like Thile isn’t busy enough already. … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 11-16 (The Benmont Tench/Engelbert Humperdinck Edition)

Valentine’s Day week holds a bouquet of shows to love (okay, I couldn’t resist that wordplay). The offerings include longtime stars (like Sting, Clint Black, Boz Scaggs and Paul Simon), disappointing cancellations (Jeremy Spencer, Dan Hicks), cult heroes (Bettye LaVette) … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 16-23 (The Kershaw, Kweskin, Krall edition)

I was looking for a theme for this week and the best I could come up with is: too much of a good thing. There are multiple shows every night this week. Free Energy residency at the Echo starts this … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 6-12 (The Nickel Creek Non-Reunion edition)

This week’s shows answers the questions (if vaguely) where will Sara Watkins, Sean Watkins and Chris Thile do while in L.A. May 9-10 and answers the question – if indirectly – what is Ione Skye up to Tuesday finds a … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 26-Dec. 2 (the Rah Rah/Whitehorse Edition)

This week rolls out a bit slowly. Consider it a Thanksgiving Weekend hangover. It is really only on Wednesday when a couple shows appear on my radar. Over at the Mint, Lawence Arabia (aka New Zealander James Milne) will perform … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. July 31-Aug. 5 (the Beachwood Sparks/Right The Stars edition)

It’s a Super Tuesday highlighted by the stellar show at the Satellite where Pony Boy opens up for the Mynabirds at the Satellite. I talked about Pony Boy last week, so let me give some shout-outs to Mynabirds. Laura Burhenn … Continue reading

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Goat Road Sessions Goes To The Movies

The superstar instrumental collective that goes by the moniker The Goat Rodeo Sessions will be hitting the big screen on Jan. 31 when their Boston House of Blues performance will be beamed live to theaters across the country. This ensemble, … Continue reading

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