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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 21-24 (the Bon Iver/Blitzen Trapper edition)

Yes, I am a little behind but before I got further behind, I wanted to share some of the great shows for this weekend (and Monday). Fri. 10/21 Top Show: Lori McKenna’s show at the Hotel Café is not surprisingly … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 24-29 (the Sunshine Bean/Black Lillies edition)

The concert scene is heating up again post-SxSW, or for whatever reason. Before I get on with the shows, I did want to mention that the Hank Williams bio-pic I Saw The Light opens this weekend along with the Chet … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 9-15 (The Los Straitjackets/Zombies edition)

This week is dominated by Zombies. Not the Walking Dead or Night of the Living Dead variety but the legendary British band of “She’s Not There” fame. The group, featuring both key founding members Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone, will … Continue reading

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It’s Toussaint Tuesday

Today is Fat Tuesday and if you know what it means to miss New Orleans, then you can find solace at Royce Hall today. The inimitable Allen Toussaint headlines a New Orleans-themed show with the Dirty Dozen Brass Band.   … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 20-26 (The I See Hawks/Ra Ra Riot edition

Sure, Hollywood is gearing up for the Oscars, but there are plenty of great shows for music lovers in Los Angeles (I resisted using the Tinsel Town term). I have loved the lit. rock tunes of the Hold Steady for … Continue reading

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Go See Here In L.A. Nov. 7-13 (The Brandt Brauer Frick, Feist, Farrar, Tav Falco edition)

Sure this week includes local appearances from such legends as Gordon Lightfoot (UCLA, 11/8) and the legendary B.B. King (Club Nokia, 11/11), but I want to mention some notable younger acts coming to town. Friday night is soul night in … Continue reading

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