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Go See Hear in L.A. May 12-18 (The Blue Rodeo/Blue Oyster Cult Edition)

So much music, so much to do this week, so I’m just jumping into it. Tues. 5/12 Top Show: Torres (aka Mackenzie Scott) is getting a bunch of attention for her new album Sprinter, a raw, emotionally-charged set of songs … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 4-11 (The Gold Star/Sonics Edition)

This week’s shows make me think, with varying degrees of nostalgia, of the Hayward-Lodge Band, Royal Trux and Lords of the New Church. And they also make me wonder how anyone could see half of this week’s top shows. Tues. … Continue reading

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Catching Up With: Louis Armstrong, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, George Jones, Woody Guthrie and Muddy Waters

I have been meaning to do another roundup on new tribute projects and other archival releases, but every time I sit down to do one, there are new additions. Well, I am drawing the line in the sand today and … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 29-Aug. 3 (The Los Lonely Boys/Hold Steady edition)

  It’s not quite “all in the family” this week but there certainly are a number of family-based shows happening. Sean and Sara Watkins do their rather regularly scheduled Family Hour at Largo on Wednesday. The Alvin boys continue their … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 21-30 (Holly Williams/Holly George-Warren/Inara George edition)

Although I am still living the nomadic life, I wanted to drop back in to take a look on upcoming shows. Pardon any obvious omissions, things have been rather catch-as-catch-can of late. Tues. April 22 The Men will be marching … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Oct. 14-20 (the Overseas/Wavves edition)

ew week – new job – new time constraints, so I am trying out a new format at least temporarily. Mon. 14 Top Show: Kim Taylor at the Hotel Café. The Ohio-based troubadour will be celebrating her recently released disc … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept 3-9 (The Amelia White/Blonde Redhead/Gold Fields Edition)

The first full week of September offers a colorful harvest of shows, with several prominent concerts from old favorites. (yes, I went with the color theme, although I could have done: the Wayne Kramer/Wayne Hancock edition or the Murder by … Continue reading

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