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Go See Hear In L.A. April 27-May 3 (the Posies/Catcus Blossoms edition)

Well, April is turning into May, which means that the school year is ending soon, summer is coming and all that entails (sorry, I’m not that profound today). But here are the shows this transitional week that have caught my … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup: Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Jeff Buckley, Dion & Buck Owens

I was going to call this a Classic Rock Edition since the majority of items fit that category but there are a few (Jeff Buckley is one, The Arcs are another). Anyway, here are the music world tidbits. The New … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. May 12-18 (The Blue Rodeo/Blue Oyster Cult Edition)

So much music, so much to do this week, so I’m just jumping into it. Tues. 5/12 Top Show: Torres (aka Mackenzie Scott) is getting a bunch of attention for her new album Sprinter, a raw, emotionally-charged set of songs … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 24-30 (The Whitehorse/Last Bison Edition)

Hopefully those returning from SxSW aren’t suffering with too much of an Austin hangover because it’s a busy week starting with an especially crowded Tuesday night. (and apologizes for the number of late additions…) Tues. 3/24 Top Show(s): The Last … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan. 25-31 (The Vaselines/Crash Kings Edition)

I wanted to get in some show recommendations for the rest of  January, even  I don’t make it a full week – at least not yet. Mon. 1/26 Top Show: You might have first encountered Jimbo Mathus during his Squirrel … Continue reading

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Jason Isbell Wins Big At The Americana Honors & Awards Show

Just because I’m not in Nashville for this year’s Americana Festival, doesn’t mean I’m ignoring it. And there’s no denying the triumph of Jason Isbell‘s album Southeastern. Sure it’s one thing for it to top my list of the year’s … Continue reading

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Random Notes: From Johnny Cash to Johnny Thunders

Did I predict this would happen or what? No sooner than I post Tuesday’s tribute roundup than I pick up the LA Times and see a big Randy Lewis article on a new Johnny Cash tribute. Look Again To The … Continue reading

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News From June: Resurrected James Brown Live, Robyn Hitchcock in Judy Collins Mode and The Milk Carton Kids’ New Tour Buddy

Here are some news items from this month that has caught my attention. Showtime announced that it will do a series on the life of roadies, entitled Roadies. What makes this exciting news is that it comes from Cameron Crowe … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 17-22 (the Cowboy Junkies/Milk Carton Kids edition

Hopefully this edition will signal the return to regular blog-casting. I couldn’t pass up this week which includes one of the great, over-packed night of shows (see June 20). Tues. June 17 Top Show: Amy LaVere brings her bass, her … Continue reading

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Duos Rule The Americana Award Nominations

I had the pleasure of attending the Americana Music Association’s Award nominee announcement event yesterday at the Grammy Museum. It marks one of those times when the question “What is Americana?” arises. The list of nominees doesn’t really provide simple … Continue reading

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