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November Desk Clearing: Tift Merritt, Chuck Prophet, Wild Reeds And Morphine

The Grammy Museum has added 25 important songs to its Hall of Fame. The new tunes are: Arlo Guthrie – “The City of New Orleans” The Beach Boys – “I Get Around” Billie Holiday – Lady Sings the Blues Blind … Continue reading

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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. April 27-May 3 (the Posies/Catcus Blossoms edition)

Well, April is turning into May, which means that the school year is ending soon, summer is coming and all that entails (sorry, I’m not that profound today). But here are the shows this transitional week that have caught my … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. October 20-23 (The Royal Southern Brotherhood/Royal Concept edition)

I just wanted to blast this out while I had a little time – I will be back with more later. Tues. Oct. 20 The week starts off nostalgically. ‘90s Brit-pop kingpins Blur headline the Hollywood Bowl. Grunge icons Mudhoney … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug 13-16 (The Alabama Shakes/Eagle Rock Gospel Singers edition)

I didn’t forget that I needed to do part two of this week’s recommended shows. Thurs. 8/13 Top Show(s): The Watkins Family Hour ring in the release of their great debut album with a show at, where else but, Largo. … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In LA April 6-13 (The Howl/Luna/Ride Edition)

For those gearing up for the first weekend of Coachella, or just sitting it out, there is plenty of music to enjoy. The week has a particularly flashback flavor as there are performances from musicians from the ‘60s (Arlo Guthrie, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 23-28 (The Big Star/Dark Star Orchestra edition)

It’s one of those weeks that is filled with conflicts. Want to start your weekend with some rockin’ jams? The Dark Star Orchestra channels the Grateful Dead at the Fonda Theare, while Phish’s Trey Anastasio performs with the L.A Phil … Continue reading

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Jason Isbell Wins Big At The Americana Honors & Awards Show

Just because I’m not in Nashville for this year’s Americana Festival, doesn’t mean I’m ignoring it. And there’s no denying the triumph of Jason Isbell‘s album Southeastern. Sure it’s one thing for it to top my list of the year’s … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 3-7 (the Elvis Costello/Tim Presley edition)

Looking at this week, Friday is the day that really stands out. Those barnstorming alt-rock all-stars, the Baseball Project (Scott McCaughey. Steve Wynn, Linda Pitmon and Peter Buck) start their 2-night stand in town. A Jail Guitar Doors benefits (with … 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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