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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 18-22 (the Leon Russell/Mose Allison edition)

While I ponder how Thanksgiving is a week away, here are some shows to check out before then..   Fri. 11/18 Top Shows: Blue rock pioneer and hall of famer John Mayall will be at the Rose in Pasadena. The … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 28-31 (Los Lobos/Los Lonely Boys edition)

First let me start off talking about the holiday weekend’s festivals. The Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival marks its 25th anniversary with a partially awesome lineup. Saturday serves up Eric Burdon & The Animals, Doug Kershaw with Steve … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 18-24 (the Los Lonely Boys/Mumford & Sons edition)

Around this time of year, the lyric “won’t be long/til summer’s gone” floats through my head. As I doff my cap to the late, great Phil Lynott, here are the recommended shows for this week. Tues. 8/18 Top Show(s): Mumford … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 7-13 (The Walter Trout/The Bird & The Bee Edition)

Well, July 4th has come and gone. Hopefully, you all had a fun holiday weekend and didn’t try to shoot a firecracker off of your head. But let’s concentrate on music as this first full week of July has some … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 26-May 31 (The Rising Appalachia/Twin Peaks Edition)

I’m back after missing last week due to Mitzvah Mania. Hopefully, I have had some significant shows for this week slip past me, but even if that is the case it is a full week of good concerts. Tues. 5/26 … Continue reading

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Jack Bruce Dead, Grateful Dead Doc, Grant McLennan Books and Go See Hear for the rest o’ October.

I was saddened to see the news of Jack Bruce’s passing. I saw him a few years back as part of one of those Hippiefest shows. While it was fun to hear the big hits of Badfinger, Melanie, Jonathan Edwards … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Oct. 14-20 (the Overseas/Wavves edition)

ew week – new job – new time constraints, so I am trying out a new format at least temporarily. Mon. 14 Top Show: Kim Taylor at the Hotel Café. The Ohio-based troubadour will be celebrating her recently released disc … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 15-21 (The Crazy Horse, Sheepdogs and Los Lobos edition

This week starts rather quietly. There’s Australian singer-songwriter Xavier Rudd on Monday at the Fonda, with the delightful First Aid Kit performing there on Tuesday with Dylan LeBlanc. The Swedish Soderberg sisters create such charming folksy-pop music that it is … Continue reading

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Big Big Star News

Those fine folks at Omnivore Recordings have a big special offering to celebrate the opening of their web store. They have done a limited edition of Big Star’s Third album on clear vinyl. Big Big Star fans will remember that … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Oct. 16-23 (the Maddox Brother and Secret Sisters edition)

What’s the biggest big show of the week? For some it will be the St. Vincent show at the Music Box on the 18th, as she rides the wave of her new album, Strange Mercy. For others it’ll be Music … Continue reading

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