Tag Archives: Conor Oberst

August Desk Clearing: Shovels & Rope, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, NRBQ and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Another busy month in the music world. What with Sir Paul re-signing with Capitol. R.E.M. announcing a big reissue of Out Of Time to celebrate the CD’s 25th anniversary. News that Bob Weir will release his first new solo album … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 30-Oct. 7 (The Deep Dark Woods/Frightened Rabbit Edition)

When looking at this week’s shows, you can to start with the weekend. The inaugural Way Over Yonder festival brings acts like Neko Case, Conor Oberst, Shovels & Rope, Justin Townes Earle, Calexico (oh, I could go on and on) … Continue reading

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In The News: Ringo, Waitress and West Coast Newport

A couple of interesting music notes to share today Ringo Starr, who has an exhibit opening this weekend at the Grammy Museum, has announced that he is writing a children’s book based off of his Beatles tune, “Octopus’s Garden.” The … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 1-7 (The Little Green Cars, Black Keys, Blood Red Shoes edition)

October starts off with a busy Monday. Sweden’s The Royal Concept shares the bill at the Troubadour with Wolf Gang (not to be confused with Wolf Parade, Deer Wolf or Sea Wolf). Passenger also arrives from Europe to headline at … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 24-30 (the Fred Eaglesmith/Ladyhawke/Owl City edition)

September ends with a particularly packed week of music, with a high number of notable shows, big and small. On the big show front: the Hollywood Bowl welcomes Wilco, with Joanna Newsom opening, on Sunday the 30th. The night before, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 27-Sept. 2 (The Redd Kross/Concrete Blonde Edition)

August is ending and September is beginning. Summer is concluding and Fall is on its way. These changes result in a week filled with the old and the new. First, the blasts from the past. Beloved L.A. glam poppers Redd … Continue reading

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