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November Desk Clearing: Tift Merritt, Chuck Prophet, Wild Reeds And Morphine

The Grammy Museum has added 25 important songs to its Hall of Fame. The new tunes are: Arlo Guthrie – “The City of New Orleans” The Beach Boys – “I Get Around” Billie Holiday – Lady Sings the Blues Blind … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 21-24 (the Bon Iver/Blitzen Trapper edition)

Yes, I am a little behind but before I got further behind, I wanted to share some of the great shows for this weekend (and Monday). Fri. 10/21 Top Show: Lori McKenna’s show at the Hotel Café is not surprisingly … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions for 2016 – Bloodshot, Creem & the Infamous Stringdusters

Fans of the late, lamented rock mag Creem Magazine (the first one I read religiously) will be shouting “Boy Howdy!” over the news that there is a documentary on the magazine in the works. Scott Crawford, the filmmaker who chronicled … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 29-Aug. 3 (The Los Lonely Boys/Hold Steady edition)

  It’s not quite “all in the family” this week but there certainly are a number of family-based shows happening. Sean and Sara Watkins do their rather regularly scheduled Family Hour at Largo on Wednesday. The Alvin boys continue their … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 17-31 (the Crocus Behemoth Lives! edition

I am going to wrap up the year with a extra long GSH, which I will undoubtedly update when I come across new shows happening before 2013 comes to a close. Hope everyone has a great holiday season and a … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 6-15 (The Wild Chld/Grownup Noise Edition)

One of Americana’s finest, Tift Merritt, will have a special appearance at the Grammy Museum Tuesday night. Merritt fans will be thrilled to learn that her exquisite Travelling Alone will get a deluxe boxset treatment that Yep Roc will release … Continue reading

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Countdown To Record Store Day

Music lovers are counting down the days until April 20th, when Record Store Day unleashes an avalanche of soon-to-be rare releases. This rundown (maybe there will be more before Saturday) spotlights some gems from a few prime labels as well … Continue reading

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