Tag Archives: Sharon Van Etten

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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Friday Desk Clearing:

Amidst various computer challenges, I did come across some interesting music news items this week that I wanted to share. Pride And Joy, the documentary that heralded filmmaker Robert Mugge made on Alligator Records in 1992 gets its Blu-Ray release … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 23-29 (The McLagan-McLachlan edition)

The weather might not yet be hot enough for “mad dogs and Englishmen,” but this week offers an invasion of British hall of famers. Steve Winwood, who was known in his younger days in Traffic and Blind Faith, plays the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 6-12 (The Shovels & Rope/Sigur Ros Edition)

This week starts off with another terrific Tuesday.  LA glam-pop legends Redd Kross is back with a new album Researching the Blues (on Merge) and a show at the Roxy with Tijuana Panthers, Pangea and Keith Morris playing D.J. Blues … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 20-26 (Bahamas/Good Old War edition)

Tuesday shapes up to be the hottest night of the week (if not the month, or next several months). One of my favorite singer-songwriters Paul Kelly comes to Largo. I saw him last year at the Hotel Café, where he … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A.: Sept. 5-11 (The Latebirds and Ladybug Transistor Edition)

The first full week of September offers a particularly full week of music. I have to rate Sunday’s Hollywood Bowl show featuring the National, Neko Case and Sharon Van Etten as the top concert of the week, and not just … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in LA: March 23-31 (The Grand Atlantic Grouplove edition)

I’m am going to a mega-version to wrap up March. My own version of March Madness. Tuesday the 22nd is something of a Super Tuesday. The ethereal Julianna Barwick performs at the Bootleg with Esben and the Witch also on … Continue reading

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