Tag Archives: Howe Gelb

Welcome Back, Long Ryders, a True-West-ern & an Individual

A couple of old favorites have new, or upcoming, releases, that I wanted to share. The Long Ryders were one of the first of the 80s alt.country rock outfit. The SoCal-bred band last year unveiled a comprehensive 4-CD retrospective, Final … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 16-21 (the Giant Sand/GospelBeach edition)/

  This will be a bit of a stripped down version but, hopefully, better a little than none at all… Wed. 6/15 Top Show(s): Howe Gelb has been mining fascinating desert-baked sound as Giant Sand for many years now. He … Continue reading

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What’s News: Slobberbone, Feelies and Hard Working Americans

  The Hard Working Americans are living up to their name. The group – Todd Snider (vocals, guitar), Dave Schools (bass guitar, background vocals), Neal Casal (guitars, background vocals), Duane Trucks (drums and percussion), Chad Staehly (keyboards, background vocals) and … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 5-12 (The Old 97’s/Black Prairie edition

Even if your world seems to be falling apart, there are some things you can count on – like great shows filling a week with cool music. And I apologize if there are some Mon. May 5 Top Show: Todd … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 19-24 (The Black Crowes/Over The Rhine edition)

Tues. 19 Top Show: The Mint hosts a cool double bill with Nashville wildcat Lindi Ortega and Brett Detar, the former Juliana Theory frontman whose latest Too Free to Live is a rugged twang rock offering. Neil Finn preview tunes … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 9-14 (The Panther Burns/Giant Giant Sand edition

  Sorry for being a little behind. Had to deal with a big deadline but I wanted to talk about all the great shows this week, which is filled with appearances from legends, cult heroes, promising acts and other intriguing … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. April 23-29 (The Stagecoach and Beyond edition)

With the second weekend of Coachella having concluded, that means this weekend holds the Stagecoach Festival out in Indio. The 3-day country-based music festival is long sold out but if you are headed out there and looking for acts to see, … Continue reading

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