Tag Archives: Shovels & Rope

Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 1-8 (the Sunshine Bean/Greensky Bluegrass edition

All I can say is “November, really?” Tue. 11/1 Top Show: Bob Forrest, who made some wildly wicked rock in his days with Thelonious Monster and later solo efforts, will be at the Grammy Museum with his new album Survival … Continue reading

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September Desk Clearing: The Last Waltz, The T.N.T. Show, Van der Graaf Generator and more

Where were you on Thanksgiving Day, 1976. I was at a Thanksgiving table watching an NFL game. But if I could travel back in time, I would go to San Francisco’s Winterland Theatre to experience The Band’s last concert, which … Continue reading

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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. Nov. 2-10 (The Shakey Graves/Shovels & Rope edition)

This week offers a world of music in Southern California. Besides bands coming from Canada and the U.K., there will be visitors from Scandinavia, Italy, Brazil and Spain (okay, it’s the band Spain). Sun. Nov. 2 The sonorous sounds of … Continue reading

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News From June: Resurrected James Brown Live, Robyn Hitchcock in Judy Collins Mode and The Milk Carton Kids’ New Tour Buddy

Here are some news items from this month that has caught my attention. Showtime announced that it will do a series on the life of roadies, entitled Roadies. What makes this exciting news is that it comes from Cameron Crowe … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 9-16 (The Lone Bellow/Shovels & Rope Edition)

Dec. 10 Top Show: The Blind Boys of Alabama spread some holiday cheer along with songs from their Justin Vernon-produced I’ll Find A Way at Disney Hall. Jamestown Revival is an L.A. by way of Texas duo. They’ll be showcasing … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 30-Oct. 7 (The Deep Dark Woods/Frightened Rabbit Edition)

When looking at this week’s shows, you can to start with the weekend. The inaugural Way Over Yonder festival brings acts like Neko Case, Conor Oberst, Shovels & Rope, Justin Townes Earle, Calexico (oh, I could go on and on) … Continue reading

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