Tag Archives: Squeeze

Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 20-23 (the St. Paul/Sister Sparrow edition)

This week is shaping up to be a soul-tastic one. So much good stuff that I am only taking you all through Friday night. Tues. 9/20 Top Show(s): The Hollywood Bowl have one of their fantastic lineups that almost seems … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 11-16 (The Phil & Dave/Chris & Glenn edition)

Yes, a little late again. But hopefully better late than never… Wed. 11/11 Top Show: On their Fall Migration tour, the singing cellist Ben Sollee and the indie orchestra Mother Falcon (with a just released CD Good Luck Have Fun) … Continue reading

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What’s Old Is New: Springsteen, King Curtis, Dictators And Garbage

Wanted to catch up on some recent news. In case you haven’t heard, Bruce Springsteen is planning on a big reissue project for his The River album. The Ties That Bind: The River Collection will be a 4-CD set holding … Continue reading

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Go See Here In L.A July 21-27 (The Phish/Ducktails Edition)

There are several waves of nostalgia waves up on Southern California, from Soul Asylum to Phish, Blondie to Bruce Cockburn, Spin Doctors to Violent Femmes and I’ve even gotten to Billy Joe Shaver yet. Go out and enjoy. Tues. 7/21 … Continue reading

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Live Review: Glenn Tilbrook at the Mint in L.A. (9/27/13

Glenn Tilbrook has dubbed his current tour “The Happy Trails Tour,” and based on his recent L.A. show it is an appropriate name. It’s not that he simply played peppy uptempo tunes (or old Roy Rogers songs, for that matter) … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept 23-29 (The Dr. Dog/Del-Lords/Man Man edition

Music, on stage, on the page, in movies, in museums and with magic – this week includes all of these permutations. On Monday night, the wonderful rock journalist Sylvie Simmons (I’m a big admirer of her Americana column in Mojo … Continue reading

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The Summer Trip Back To The ’80s – From Squeeze To The Go-Go’s

Back in my callow youth – or at least some years back – I would make fun of the dinosaur acts that fill the bills on summer shack tours. The JourneySupertrampKansas or REOSpeedwagonLoverboyNightRanger, or even CheapTrickBlueOysterCultTubes. Then I noticed that … Continue reading

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