Tag Archives: Neil Young

October Desk Clearing (part one?): Buck Owens To Frank Zappa

I wanted to share some of the music news that surfaced on my radar during October. Well, at least some of it. It got to the point that I needed just to wrap it up and ship it out. So, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 6-12 (The Drive-By Truckers/Dixie Chicks edition)

October is rolling along. This week features big names like Neil Young, Cat Stevens, Bob Weir and ZZ Top, but the top show for me would be the Drive-By Truckers/Lydia Loveless shows at the Regent. Thur. 10/6 Top Show(s): Grammy … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 18-24 (the Albert Cross/Mudcrutch edition) – Updated

This upcoming week is a particularly rocking one with shows from Bad Company & Joe Walsh, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience and the Who to The Thermals, Titus Andronicus and Divine Weeks. And that’s not counting Neil Young and Stephen … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 11-17 (the Bob Mould/Andrew Bird edition)

I’ve got a crazy busy week so I will skip the preamble and get to the good stuff, and hopefully I won’t discover additional interesting shows after I hit “publish.” Wed. 5/11 You can bid farewell to the Motion City … Continue reading

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What’s News: Slobberbone, Feelies and Hard Working Americans

  The Hard Working Americans are living up to their name. The group – Todd Snider (vocals, guitar), Dave Schools (bass guitar, background vocals), Neal Casal (guitars, background vocals), Duane Trucks (drums and percussion), Chad Staehly (keyboards, background vocals) and … Continue reading

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January Desk Clearing: Joe Ely, The Feelies, Jefferson Airplane And The Cars

Some random or semi-random items that have collected on my computer of late. ZZ Top fans can help make a documentary about the fabled boogie blues rock trio. Filmmakers Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn are working on a ZZ Top … Continue reading

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Friday Desk Clearing: New Lucinda, Old Lords Of The New Church & A Neil Young Movie Marathon

While I had a couple minutes, I thought I’d share some recent things that came across my screen. Congratulations are in order for to this year’s recipients of the Folk Alliance’s Elaine Weissman Lifetime Achievement Awards: Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (Living) … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct 12-19 (The Father John Misty/Salad Boys edition)

Another wonderfully jammed week of music that includes everything from the Gang of Four to the Brothers Four, Gary Clark Jr. to Albert Hammond Jr. Mon. Oct. 12 Top Show: There is a really great concert – at least in … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 21-28 (The Nikki Lane/Caitlin Rose Edition)

Well, Coachella is finally behind us but Stagecoach now is galloping in this weekend. But there is plenty of music to keep you occupied whether you are tired from Indio, headed back to Indio or ignoring Indio all together Tues. … Continue reading

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Jack Bruce Dead, Grateful Dead Doc, Grant McLennan Books and Go See Hear for the rest o’ October.

I was saddened to see the news of Jack Bruce’s passing. I saw him a few years back as part of one of those Hippiefest shows. While it was fun to hear the big hits of Badfinger, Melanie, Jonathan Edwards … Continue reading

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