Tag Archives: Matthew Sweet

Welcome Back, Long Ryders, a True-West-ern & an Individual

A couple of old favorites have new, or upcoming, releases, that I wanted to share. The Long Ryders were one of the first of the 80s alt.country rock outfit. The SoCal-bred band last year unveiled a comprehensive 4-CD retrospective, Final … Continue reading

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Catching Up With: Louis Armstrong, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, George Jones, Woody Guthrie and Muddy Waters

I have been meaning to do another roundup on new tribute projects and other archival releases, but every time I sit down to do one, there are new additions. Well, I am drawing the line in the sand today and … Continue reading

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Causes For Celebration: Wild Honey Benefit and Other Good-Hearted Projects

I forgot to mention in the weekly concert roundup that on March 1 the Wild Honey Foundation will throw a big benefit concert to raise funds for Autism Think Tank and the Children’s Music Fund. Taking place at the Wilshire … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Desk Clearing: John Denver, Johnny Cash, Skinny Puppy and Wild Honey in the news

I have been meaning to share some news that has come across my radar in the past couple weeks. From the House of Cash comes news that a new, posthumous Johnny Cash collection Out Among The Stars is due in … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 17-31 (the Crocus Behemoth Lives! edition

I am going to wrap up the year with a extra long GSH, which I will undoubtedly update when I come across new shows happening before 2013 comes to a close. Hope everyone has a great holiday season and a … Continue reading

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Oh Sweet Bands of Youth! A Special Oldies Edition of Go See Hear In L.A.

From Three Dog Night to the B-52’s to Matchbox Twenty – this week adds up to a bumper crop of oldies acts coming to Southern California. The wave of nostalgia begins on Wednesday when the Gibson Amphitheater welcomes the Goo … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. July 10-14 (the Flamin’ Groovies edition)

That darn July 4th 4-day holiday weekend. Just when I am thought I was catching up, things get derailed again.  So here’s a quick once over on the concert week ahead. Innovative jazz drummer Allison Miller (and sometime Ani Difranco … Continue reading

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