Tag Archives: Nikki Lane

Archives Alives: MC5, R.E.M., Stax, New West, Nick Lowe, Led Zep & New Fave: the Beths

Where you were 50 years ago today? Well, if you were alive that is. If you were at the Gladsaxe Teen Club (yes, in Gladsaxe, Denmark) then you saw the first show that John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, … Continue reading

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Sturgill Simpson, The Mavericks & Shakey Graves Top Americana Awards Winners

This week, the Americana Music Association held their annual festival in Nashville this week and one of the yearly highlights is the awards show, which again was held at the historic Ryman Auditorium. This year, the big winner was Sturgill … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 8-14 (The Drag The River/Green River Ordinance edition.

It is one of those strange weeks where nothing came up on my radar for Wednesday and then Thursday is overstuffed with great shows. There is a certain degree of end-of-the-summer ’80s nostalgia in the air too, what with shows … Continue reading

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My Guide To Stagecoach

If I were going to Stagecoach this weekend, here are the acts that I would try to catch. Some are obvious – Steve Earle, Merle Haggard, ZZ Top, Hot Rize, Kacey Musgraves and Miranda Lambert. And some not so – … 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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Friday Deskclearing: Spain, Afghan Whigs and Hard Working Americans

I wanted to gather up some interesting items that have been gathering in my inbox. First, let’s dig into the archives. Rhino has assembled a 4-disc boxset that focuses on Captain Beefheart’s work in the early ‘70s. Sun Zoom Spark … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 5-12 (The Old 97’s/Black Prairie edition

Even if your world seems to be falling apart, there are some things you can count on – like great shows filling a week with cool music. And I apologize if there are some Mon. May 5 Top Show: Todd … Continue reading

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