Tag Archives: Lori McKenna

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. Oct. 21-24 (the Bon Iver/Blitzen Trapper edition)

Yes, I am a little behind but before I got further behind, I wanted to share some of the great shows for this weekend (and Monday). Fri. 10/21 Top Show: Lori McKenna’s show at the Hotel Café is not surprisingly … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Desk Clearing: Eggs Over Easy, Gov’t Mule & Joan Baez

I wanted to caught up with some of the music news that I have come across so far this month. First,  I will admit it – I am a fan of pub rock music. Brinsley Schwarz, Duck Deluxe, the Motors … Continue reading

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Flattery For the Replacements and Nick Lowe

The oft-quote phrase goes: imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. So flattery is in high season this week with two of my favorite acts: the Replacements and Nick Lowe. Tuesday was the release day for Treatment Bound: A Ukulele … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 20-26 (Bahamas/Good Old War edition)

Tuesday shapes up to be the hottest night of the week (if not the month, or next several months). One of my favorite singer-songwriters Paul Kelly comes to Largo. I saw him last year at the Hotel Café, where he … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In LA Sept. 13-20 (The Kelly and Cleaves edition)

Songwriters rule this week and the king’s throne of shows sits Paul Kelly. The singer-songwriter is a legend in Australian but only a cult figure here. He has put together an A-Z CD retrospective and has two shows at the … Continue reading

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