Tag Archives: Joe Henry

Congrats To This Year’s American Music Award Nominees

Yesterday, the Americana Music Association announced its nominees for the 16th annual Honors & Awards Show. It might sound like a cliche but each category is packed with greatness. Sturgill Simpson notched the most nominations with three: Album of the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 17-22 (The Goodnight, Texas/Tall Tales and the Silver Lining edition)

Lots of good music this week with Saturday night in particularly being packed with fine shows to see. Tues. 2/17 Top Show: Steve Earle stops by the Grammy Museum to celebrate his terrific new album Terraplane, which shows off his … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 26-31 (The BB King/ZZ Ward edition)

Two of my favorite bands are coming to Southern California this week- and on the same bill. The criminally overlooked “No Depression”-era country rock outfit The Bottle Rockets are touring with master pop tunesmith Marshall Crenshaw. I tracked down vintage … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 17-22 (the Cowboy Junkies/Milk Carton Kids edition

Hopefully this edition will signal the return to regular blog-casting. I couldn’t pass up this week which includes one of the great, over-packed night of shows (see June 20). Tues. June 17 Top Show: Amy LaVere brings her bass, her … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 16-22 (The Pink Martini/Red Baraat Edition)

Got to get into overdrive here to get through this week’s zigs and zags but here I go. And let me know if you would have preferred me calling this the “Best Coast/Rogue Wave Edition” or “Hey Marseilles/Passenger Edition.” Promising … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 28-March 4 (The Chapin Sisters/Brothers Comatose edition)

March madness is starting a few days early. The waning days of February are overstocked with shows so I will forego clever groupings and just proceed chronologically. Tuesday the 26th finds the always-entertaining Grant-Lee Phillips hosting some of his pals … Continue reading

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Help The Replacements Give Slim A Chance

Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson have dusted off the Replacements name to do their first band recording since 1990. Why now? It has to do with helping out their pal, and longtime bandmate Slim Dunlap. Last February, Dunlap suffered a … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A.: June 11-July 4 (The Spring Standards/Summer Twins super-sized edition)

I’m going to run through the rest of June while I have the opportunity. The excellent Nashville singer-songwriter Amelia White continues her Western Swing this week with shows at the Coffee Gallery Backstage Monday, Room 5 Tuesday and the Cinema … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In LA: April 9-15 (the Happy Birthday, Woody Guthrie edition)

Coachella, Coachella, Coachella. Sure a lot of folks are excited about this weekend’s opening weekend for the mega-festival. However, there are a lot of big little shows happening around L.A. that I am excited about. Top on the list is … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan. 3-8 (The Elvis Presley Birthday edition)

Either the year is getting off to a slow start or I am. Maybe both. Only a few shows have popped up on my radar for this week. Friday has a pair of interesting, although quite different, options. Meshell Ndegeocello … Continue reading

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