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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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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 8-14 (The Drag The River/Green River Ordinance edition.

It is one of those strange weeks where nothing came up on my radar for Wednesday and then Thursday is overstuffed with great shows. There is a certain degree of end-of-the-summer ’80s nostalgia in the air too, what with shows … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 26-May 31 (The Rising Appalachia/Twin Peaks Edition)

I’m back after missing last week due to Mitzvah Mania. Hopefully, I have had some significant shows for this week slip past me, but even if that is the case it is a full week of good concerts. Tues. 5/26 … Continue reading

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Top Picks From 2014 So Far: Loveless, Greyhounds, Arc Iris, The Sea The Sea and more

I have been meaning to share some thoughts on a bunch of music that have impressed me so far this year. So without further ado… Lydia Loveless – Somewhere Else (Bloodshot) Loveless is a torch & twang firecracker and her … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 1-9 (The Future Bible Heroes/Social Distortion edition)

If it’s July 4th week, then it must mean it’s time again for the Hootenanny at Irvine’s Oak Canyon Ranch on July 6. This year’s attractions (at least in my book) include the Old 97’s, Phil Alvin & Evene Cervenka, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Oct. 16-23 (the Maddox Brother and Secret Sisters edition)

What’s the biggest big show of the week? For some it will be the St. Vincent show at the Music Box on the 18th, as she rides the wave of her new album, Strange Mercy. For others it’ll be Music … Continue reading

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