Tag Archives: Joe Ely

January Desk Clearing: Joe Ely, The Feelies, Jefferson Airplane And The Cars

Some random or semi-random items that have collected on my computer of late. ZZ Top fans can help make a documentary about the fabled boogie blues rock trio. Filmmakers Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn are working on a ZZ Top … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 28-Oct. 5 (The Tragically Hip/New Mastersounds edition)

October gets off to a quite busy start, with Saturday being particularly busy. There’s the Bluegrass Situation Festival, which has expanded to the Greek. The Word and Amy Helm at the Fonda, Mavis Staples in Cerritos and Randy Newman at … Continue reading

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This Week With Joe Ely – A Guitar Reunion and a Van Robbery

I don’t know if Joe Ely will be doing his awesome rendition of Robert Earl Keen’s “The Road Goes On Forever” at the Mint on Saturday night, but I’m guessing he’s feeling that way. This week has been a very … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 13-18 (the Frightened Rabbit/Fabulous Thunderbird edition)

With SxSW happening in Austin this week, the concert scene looks a little skinnier but there are still plenty of music to be had in L.A. – and maybe an easier time finding a parking space too. Wednesday night, the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 13-20 (The Joe Ely/Garland Jeffreys – “The Road Goes On Forever” edition)

A Texas music icon swings through L.A. this week. Joe Ely has a date at the Mint on Thursday the 17th. Part of the legendary Flatlanders with Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Butch Hancock, Ely has been churning out vibrant country-rock … Continue reading

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