Tag Archives: Steve Martin

Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 19-25 (Steep Canyon Rangers/In The Valley Below edition)

I could continue on with last week’s nostalgia theme and mention the Hollywood Bowl’s pair of tributes (to the Beatles and Marvin Gaye) as well as an appearance by the Zombies. But I want to make particular mention of some … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 30-July 7 (The John Doe, John Fullbright, John Philip Sousa edition)

Monday June 30 Top Show: The one and only Ronnie Spector will sing songs and tell stories when she performs her autobiographical show, Behind the Beehive, at the Roxy. John Doe and a whip-sharp band (that includes Cindy Wasserman, guitarist … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 27-Sept. 2 (The Redd Kross/Concrete Blonde Edition)

August is ending and September is beginning. Summer is concluding and Fall is on its way. These changes result in a week filled with the old and the new. First, the blasts from the past. Beloved L.A. glam poppers Redd … Continue reading

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Three Wild and Crazy Guys: Kovacs, Martin and Elliott

I have been chronicling the various releases showcasing the unique comic mind of Ernie Kovacs (like last month’s CD debut of the 52-year-old recording Percy Dovetonsils… Thpeaks). Well, there’s new on the Kovacs front. This October, Shout! Factory will release … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. April 29-May 6 (the Honeyhoney/Yukon Blonde Edition)

This week, in case you have lost track, finds April transforming into May. If that isn’t enough of a sign that summer will be arriving soon, this week also brings the first big shows at the Greek Theater. On Friday, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. April 23-29 (The Stagecoach and Beyond edition)

With the second weekend of Coachella having concluded, that means this weekend holds the Stagecoach Festival out in Indio. The 3-day country-based music festival is long sold out but if you are headed out there and looking for acts to see, … Continue reading

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Merv-alous News: Reelin’ In The Years will be licensing Merv Griffin Show footage

Without getting into details, I remember Arthur Treacher before his name was on a fast food fish & chip chain – and if you don’t know this restaurant chain…well that’s another history lesson. Treacher, in the last ‘60s, was the … Continue reading

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