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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 26-Sept. 1 (The Shuggie & Scout Edition)

Summer is slipping into the sunset with September soon arriving but there are a number of shows keeping things hot this week. JC Brook & the Uptown Sound serves up their high-energy rock ‘n’ soul show to the Roxy on … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 11-17 (The Lady Lamb The Beekeeper/Said The Whale edition)

My apologies but I am dealing by deadlines buzzing around my brain so hopefully this won’t seem too rushed. But for those of you going out, here is what you can find in L.A. this week. The glorious Parson Red … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 18-24 (the Chelsea Light Moving/Gordon Lightfoot edition)

The post SxSW concert scenes begins with a HUGE Tuesday. Black Francis (aka Frank Black) has a sold out show at the Mint with ex-Muffs Kim Shattuck opening, while Ivan & Alyosha have sold out the Echo. I love their … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 21-31 (The Christmas-to-New Years Holiday edition)

Since I am getting a very late start on this week, I thought I just continue on through the end of the year. Friday offers several early Christmas gifts: the what-seems-to-be annual X Xmas show (at the Fonda), the rootsy … 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. Feb 27-March 4 (the Soft Swells/Dunwells edition)

It’s one of those weeks when you can check into the Hotel Café and stay the week. On Monday, there’s the Dunwells. This young UK band smoothly blend British folk-rock and Americana into a harmonious sound. While they may not … Continue reading

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Go See Here In L.A. Nov. 7-13 (The Brandt Brauer Frick, Feist, Farrar, Tav Falco edition)

Sure this week includes local appearances from such legends as Gordon Lightfoot (UCLA, 11/8) and the legendary B.B. King (Club Nokia, 11/11), but I want to mention some notable younger acts coming to town. Friday night is soul night in … Continue reading

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