Tag Archives: Jim Kweskin

September Desk Clearing: The Last Waltz, The T.N.T. Show, Van der Graaf Generator and more

Where were you on Thanksgiving Day, 1976. I was at a Thanksgiving table watching an NFL game. But if I could travel back in time, I would go to San Francisco’s Winterland Theatre to experience The Band’s last concert, which … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 1-7 (the Brass Bed/Dirty Knobs edition

Fri. 7/1 Top Show(s): The Garrison Keillor retirement tour comes to the Hollywood Bowl with some talented companions for the Prairie Home Companion host – Christine Digiallonardo, Sarah Jarosz, Heather Masse, Aoife O’Donovan and Sara Watkins (interestingly, Watkins’ old bandmate … Continue reading

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Go See Here In L.A. Feb. 3-6 (the Jonny Two Bags/Blinddog Smokin’ edition)

This is a quick, perhaps abbreviated run-down of the week’s shows, but don’t let that stop you. Wed. 2/3 Top Show(s): Two music legends (country or otherwise) Kris Kristofferson and Merle Haggard share the bill at the Saban Theater. Stephen … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan.19-26 (The White Buffalo/Elephant Revival edition)

Wanted to get this up and out because there are some excellent shows this week as Josh Ritter, J.D. McPherson, Dave & Phil Alvin, Dawes and Dwight Yoakam all have concerts in Southern California. Here is what I have come … 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. Jan. 3-5 (the Gene Taylor/Rosemary Butler weekend edition)

Hope you all have a fun holiday time and let’s keep the good times rolling in 2014.   Jan. 3 The newgrass-y Susie Glaze & The Hilonesone Band, who will be hosting “The Woodshed Sessions” at the Coffee Gallery Backstage … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 16-23 (The Kershaw, Kweskin, Krall edition)

I was looking for a theme for this week and the best I could come up with is: too much of a good thing. There are multiple shows every night this week. Free Energy residency at the Echo starts this … Continue reading

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