Tag Archives: Mike Viola

Go See Hear In L.A. April 16-21 (the Giant Sand/GospelBeach edition)/

  This will be a bit of a stripped down version but, hopefully, better a little than none at all… Wed. 6/15 Top Show(s): Howe Gelb has been mining fascinating desert-baked sound as Giant Sand for many years now. He … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 23-29 (The McLagan-McLachlan edition)

The weather might not yet be hot enough for “mad dogs and Englishmen,” but this week offers an invasion of British hall of famers. Steve Winwood, who was known in his younger days in Traffic and Blind Faith, plays the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 10-17 (The Sam Morrow/James Vincent McMorrow Edition)

For those of you not jetting off to SxSW this week, here are some shows to help you get over your “I’m Not In Austin” blues. Mon. March 10 School Night at Bardot has a lineup that includes Mighty Oaks, … 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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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 30-Oct. 7 (The Deep Dark Woods/Frightened Rabbit Edition)

When looking at this week’s shows, you can to start with the weekend. The inaugural Way Over Yonder festival brings acts like Neko Case, Conor Oberst, Shovels & Rope, Justin Townes Earle, Calexico (oh, I could go on and on) … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan 23-29 (The Alabama Shakes/Dengue Fever edition

Royce Hall is definitely one place to frequent this week. On Friday night, Lucinda Williams performs there with Blake Mills opening and playing with her (look for my preview in the LA Weekly this week). Then on Saturday, They Might … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A.: Nov. 28-Dec. 4 (The Dark Dark Woods edition)

As I wrestle with a turkey hangover, I am noticing that the upcoming week is as light on shows as I am feeling heavy. The notable weeknight shows both occur on Tuesday with the Troubadour offering a nice double bill … Continue reading

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