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Congrats To This Year’s American Music Award Nominees

Yesterday, the Americana Music Association announced its nominees for the 16th annual Honors & Awards Show. It might sound like a cliche but each category is packed with greatness. Sturgill Simpson notched the most nominations with three: Album of the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 6-12 (The Drive-By Truckers/Dixie Chicks edition)

October is rolling along. This week features big names like Neil Young, Cat Stevens, Bob Weir and ZZ Top, but the top show for me would be the Drive-By Truckers/Lydia Loveless shows at the Regent. Thur. 10/6 Top Show(s): Grammy … Continue reading

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What’s Old Is New: Van Morrison, Lou Reed and the Carter Families

The first Velvet Underground album I bought was an odd MGM repackaging of White Light/White Heat. It was cool, mysterious and a little bit frightening for a Midwestern teen. Loaded, however, was my second VU album and the one that … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 21-28 (The Nikki Lane/Caitlin Rose Edition)

Well, Coachella is finally behind us but Stagecoach now is galloping in this weekend. But there is plenty of music to keep you occupied whether you are tired from Indio, headed back to Indio or ignoring Indio all together Tues. … 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. Feb. 14-18 (the Far West/Dustbowl Revival Edition)

With the Grammy circus packing up their tents and elephantine expense account moving out of town, what’s left to do? Well, I don’t know if Bonnie Raitt will be bringing along her latest Grammy to Long Beach’s Terrace Theater on … 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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