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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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January Desk Clearing: Joe Ely, The Feelies, Jefferson Airplane And The Cars

Some random or semi-random items that have collected on my computer of late. ZZ Top fans can help make a documentary about the fabled boogie blues rock trio. Filmmakers Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn are working on a ZZ Top … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 23-March 1 (The Church and Cathedrals edition)

The Oscars are over. The glitter washed away with the rain but there’s still a lot of music to enjoy this week. Mon. 2/23 Top Show: Lucinda Williams starts her World Tour of California with a show tonight and tomorrow … Continue reading

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Two Music Docs. Visit L.A. in June: Troubadour Blues and Chely Wright

For those who enjoy a good music documentary, there will be a pair of interesting ones screening in L.A. during June. First up will be Troubadour Blues. Filmmaker Tom Weber spent around a decade making this movie, which explores the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In LA Sept. 13-20 (The Kelly and Cleaves edition)

Songwriters rule this week and the king’s throne of shows sits Paul Kelly. The singer-songwriter is a legend in Australian but only a cult figure here. He has put together an A-Z CD retrospective and has two shows at the … Continue reading

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