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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