Tag Archives: The Mavericks

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. March 1-8 (the Freakwater/Wavves edition)

A lot of good stuff this week, particularly in the twangy troubadour department: Bob Woodruff, Lucinda Williams, Sean Rowe, Bobby Long, Liza Anne and a guy named David Crosby. There were other opportunities for other fun wordplay to call this … Continue reading

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Sturgill Simpson, The Mavericks & Shakey Graves Top Americana Awards Winners

This week, the Americana Music Association held their annual festival in Nashville this week and one of the yearly highlights is the awards show, which again was held at the historic Ryman Auditorium. This year, the big winner was Sturgill … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. May 12-18 (The Blue Rodeo/Blue Oyster Cult Edition)

So much music, so much to do this week, so I’m just jumping into it. Tues. 5/12 Top Show: Torres (aka Mackenzie Scott) is getting a bunch of attention for her new album Sprinter, a raw, emotionally-charged set of songs … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 24-30 (The Whitehorse/Last Bison Edition)

Hopefully those returning from SxSW aren’t suffering with too much of an Austin hangover because it’s a busy week starting with an especially crowded Tuesday night. (and apologizes for the number of late additions…) Tues. 3/24 Top Show(s): The Last … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. April 1-6 (the Rosie Flores/Faun Fables edition)

My apologies for not putting together a concert roundup for last week. It was a crazy week of packing up boxes (and I wish I could say unpacking them too, but that’s a story I am waiting for the happy … Continue reading

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12 for ’13 – What’s Been So Good, So Far

I have been meaning to write about various songs, acts, and CDs that have caught my attention so far this year. So before even more time elapses, here is, at least, some of the terrific music that has been exciting … Continue reading

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