Tag Archives: Umphrey’s McGee

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 24-29 (the Sunshine Bean/Black Lillies edition)

The concert scene is heating up again post-SxSW, or for whatever reason. Before I get on with the shows, I did want to mention that the Hank Williams bio-pic I Saw The Light opens this weekend along with the Chet … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 2-9 (The Rhett & Murry edition)

Tues. 3/3 Top Show: The Grammy Museum screens The Wrecking Crew, a new documentary spotlighting the legendary L.A. crew of session musicians. There’ll be a post-screening discussion with filmmaker Denny Tedesco, drummer Hal Blaine and pianist Don Randi. Low Cut … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 10-17 (The Sam Morrow/James Vincent McMorrow Edition)

For those of you not jetting off to SxSW this week, here are some shows to help you get over your “I’m Not In Austin” blues. Mon. March 10 School Night at Bardot has a lineup that includes Mighty Oaks, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 18-24 (the Chelsea Light Moving/Gordon Lightfoot edition)

The post SxSW concert scenes begins with a HUGE Tuesday. Black Francis (aka Frank Black) has a sold out show at the Mint with ex-Muffs Kim Shattuck opening, while Ivan & Alyosha have sold out the Echo. I love their … Continue reading

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