Tag Archives: Van Dyke Parks

Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 11-16 (The Phil & Dave/Chris & Glenn edition)

Yes, a little late again. But hopefully better late than never… Wed. 11/11 Top Show: On their Fall Migration tour, the singing cellist Ben Sollee and the indie orchestra Mother Falcon (with a just released CD Good Luck Have Fun) … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 4-11 (The Gold Star/Sonics Edition)

This week’s shows make me think, with varying degrees of nostalgia, of the Hayward-Lodge Band, Royal Trux and Lords of the New Church. And they also make me wonder how anyone could see half of this week’s top shows. Tues. … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 9-16 (The Lone Bellow/Shovels & Rope Edition)

Dec. 10 Top Show: The Blind Boys of Alabama spread some holiday cheer along with songs from their Justin Vernon-produced I’ll Find A Way at Disney Hall. Jamestown Revival is an L.A. by way of Texas duo. They’ll be showcasing … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 26-Dec. 1 (Thanksgiving/Back to Bad Friday edition)

It looks like this Thanksgiving week is shaping up as a slow week for shows. I will resist describing it as a “turkey” – whoops, I just did. While there might not be a lot of cool shows, there will … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 19-24 (The Black Crowes/Over The Rhine edition)

Tues. 19 Top Show: The Mint hosts a cool double bill with Nashville wildcat Lindi Ortega and Brett Detar, the former Juliana Theory frontman whose latest Too Free to Live is a rugged twang rock offering. Neil Finn preview tunes … 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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Go See Hear In L.A. May 26- June 9 (the Insects Vs. Robots/Joy Kills Sorrow edition)

So long May, hello June. But there’s no June gloom went it comes to music-going at the start of June. It’s a special two-week edition so pay attention to the dates (and hopefully I have too). But first, here’s what … Continue reading

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