Tag Archives: Taj Mahal

Jason Isbell Wins Big At The Americana Honors & Awards Show

Just because I’m not in Nashville for this year’s Americana Festival, doesn’t mean I’m ignoring it. And there’s no denying the triumph of Jason Isbell‘s album Southeastern. Sure it’s one thing for it to top my list of the year’s … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 30-Oct. 7 (The Deep Dark Woods/Frightened Rabbit Edition)

When looking at this week’s shows, you can to start with the weekend. The inaugural Way Over Yonder festival brings acts like Neko Case, Conor Oberst, Shovels & Rope, Justin Townes Earle, Calexico (oh, I could go on and on) … Continue reading

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The Ghost Brothers, The Alvin Brothers, a King and Taj Mahal

Is the Stephen King/John Mellencamp/T Bone Burnett musical The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County good? I can’t say since I haven’t seen it. Is the soundtrack worth listening to? Hell, yes. Any album that includes performances by Elvis Costello, Neko … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 15-21 (The Crazy Horse, Sheepdogs and Los Lobos edition

This week starts rather quietly. There’s Australian singer-songwriter Xavier Rudd on Monday at the Fonda, with the delightful First Aid Kit performing there on Tuesday with Dylan LeBlanc. The Swedish Soderberg sisters create such charming folksy-pop music that it is … Continue reading

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