Tag Archives: Glen Phillips

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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July Desk Clearing: Bowie, Flamin’ Groovies, Black Oak Arkansas & Porter Wagoner

So the big music news this week probably is the announcement that Bruce Springsteen is releasing a companion CD to accompany the publication of this autobiography Born To Run on Sept. 27. The CD, entitled Chapter and Verse, is an … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 9-15 (The Avett Brothers/ Dr. Dog Edition)

Everyone can exhale now that the Grammys are over. Congratulations to the winners, and to the other nominees too. In case you missed the fine print of the winners in the Americana genres. They included Rosanne Cash‘s three awards (Best … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 17-23 (The Melody Gardot/Tab Benoit Edition)

I’m going to start this week’s concert rundown will start with the week’s end. Friday night finds Mindy Smith visiting McCabe’s with her new, and self-titled album. Smith is a wonderfully talented singer/songwriter – born in Long Island but with … Continue reading

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