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August Desk Clearing: Shovels & Rope, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, NRBQ and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Another busy month in the music world. What with Sir Paul re-signing with Capitol. R.E.M. announcing a big reissue of Out Of Time to celebrate the CD’s 25th anniversary. News that Bob Weir will release his first new solo album … 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 Here In L.A. Aug. 11-18 (The Superchunk/Sonics Edition)

This week offers nostalgia acts in all types of musical shapes. Starting with Bobby Rush and Bettye LaVette on Monday and wrapping up with the Counting Crows and Toad The Wet Sprocket on Sunday. In between, you can see ZZ … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 15-25 (the Booker T. & B.B. King edition)

With the summer speeding headlong towards September, I will try to keep pace with a special 10 day roundup. The Echo enlivens the midweek blahs with a pairing of the Kopecky Family Band and the Melodic on Wednesday the 14th … 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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