Tag Archives: Mike Watt

September Desk Clearing: The Last Waltz, The T.N.T. Show, Van der Graaf Generator and more

Where were you on Thanksgiving Day, 1976. I was at a Thanksgiving table watching an NFL game. But if I could travel back in time, I would go to San Francisco’s Winterland Theatre to experience The Band’s last concert, which … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 19-25 (The Michigan Rattlers/Dixie Chicks edition)

If I use the “too many shows, too little time” excuse for the short intro will you still understand? Tues. 7/19 Top Show: The Regrettes calls themselves “cupcake punk” and that’s a pretty right on description of the sweet but … 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. Jan. 28-31 (the Dr. Dog/Kitten edition)

Somehow January has come to an end. And I still have so many January things left to do…Well, if you planning to go out, here are some suggestions for you. Thur. 1/28 Jenny Lewis starts her 3-night stand (I think … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 27-Sept. 2 (The Redd Kross/Concrete Blonde Edition)

August is ending and September is beginning. Summer is concluding and Fall is on its way. These changes result in a week filled with the old and the new. First, the blasts from the past. Beloved L.A. glam poppers Redd … Continue reading

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