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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. Jan. 12-20 (the Andrew Bird/Jake Bugg edition)

The year has gotten off to something of a stumbling start as I have dragged down by a cold and cough but the concert schedule is going stronger. Take Saturday the 12 as a starting point. Multi-instrumental maven David Lindley … Continue reading

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The (other) Mindy Project

So all over town, I see the big billboards promoting the new TV comedy, The Mindy Project, starring the funny Mindy Kaling of The Office fame (and who remembers her in her breakout role as “Ben Affleck” in Matt & … Continue reading

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Merv-alous News: Reelin’ In The Years will be licensing Merv Griffin Show footage

Without getting into details, I remember Arthur Treacher before his name was on a fast food fish & chip chain – and if you don’t know this restaurant chain…well that’s another history lesson. Treacher, in the last ‘60s, was the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. July 18-24 (The Imelda May-Jessica Lea Mayfield edition)

Some of this week’s best shows come early in the week so don’t have Friday come and kick you in the ass for missing them. On Tuesday, Imelda May plays the El Rey to celebrate her album, Mayhem, which coincidentally … Continue reading

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