Tag Archives: Steve Earle

Songs For Slim – First Success, Now Second Single

A few weeks back, I mentioned that the Replacements were putting out an EP to raise funds for their ex-mate Slim Dunlap, who had a stroke last year. The EP auction has so far raised over 106,000. Copy #1 of … Continue reading

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Help The Replacements Give Slim A Chance

Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson have dusted off the Replacements name to do their first band recording since 1990. Why now? It has to do with helping out their pal, and longtime bandmate Slim Dunlap. Last February, Dunlap suffered a … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan. 12-20 (the Andrew Bird/Jake Bugg edition)

The year has gotten off to something of a stumbling start as I have dragged down by a cold and cough but the concert schedule is going stronger. Take Saturday the 12 as a starting point. Multi-instrumental maven David Lindley … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Woody

As most music fans, particularly Americana music fans, know Saturday July 14 marks the 100th anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s birth. There have been many events held and much music released associated with the centennial of this folk legend. This week … Continue reading

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New Summer Titles From Chambers and Cook

Two of my long-time favorite singers, Kasey Chambers and Elizabeth Cook, have CDs coming out this summer. First up will be Elizabeth Cook‘s Gospel Plow. This EP, slated for a June 12 release, features 6 gospel tunes plus that “religious” … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 26-Oct. 2 (The Steve Earle-Justin Townes Earle edition)

The Americana Music Festival is happening in Nashville next month but L.A. is experiencing something like their own version of it this week with shows from Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Gillian Welch and more this week. The week starts with … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Sept. 20-26 (The Rumble, Shake & Tumble edition)

A lot of good tunes can be heard this week as a number of talented singer-songwriters come to Southern California, plus some symphonic Cheap Trick and Aussie Wagons. Andrea Correa showcases her current band, Correatown, and her current – and … Continue reading

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Go See Hear: May 17-23 (The Caitlin Rose/Johnny Flynn edition)

How did it get to be Tuesday already? Whoops. Well, let’s rock on anyway. While it’s too late to see these Monday shows, you should make an effort to see Tift Merritt the next time she comes to town. For … Continue reading

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