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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 12-15 (and a remembrance of Leonard Cohen)

Still looking for weekend music? Let me share some shows, once over lightly. Sat. 11/12 Top Show(s): The 50th Anniversary of the Sunset Strip Demonstration will be commemorated at the Echoplex with performances from Love Revisited, the Pandoras and more. … Continue reading

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August Desk Clearing: Shovels & Rope, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, NRBQ and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Another busy month in the music world. What with Sir Paul re-signing with Capitol. R.E.M. announcing a big reissue of Out Of Time to celebrate the CD’s 25th anniversary. News that Bob Weir will release his first new solo album … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Desk Clearing: Dylan, Petty, Sturgill Simpson And Yo-Yo Ma

Before we move on to this week, there are a couple of stories I wanted to get to. A treasure trove of over 6,000 items of Bob Dylan memorabilia has been purchased by by the George Kaiser Family Foundation and … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 23-26 (The Zombies/Shakey Graves edition)

I wanted to finish up the rest of the week before the rest of the week is finished. Fri. Oct. 23 Top Show(s): The always interesting troubadour Peter Case will be showcasing his terrific new album HWY 62, due Oct. … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 17-22 (The Goodnight, Texas/Tall Tales and the Silver Lining edition)

Lots of good music this week with Saturday night in particularly being packed with fine shows to see. Tues. 2/17 Top Show: Steve Earle stops by the Grammy Museum to celebrate his terrific new album Terraplane, which shows off his … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 19-26 (The Nickel Creek/Canned Heat edition)

Where can you find this week’s recommended shows:  at hotels (and the Hotel Café), a legit theater, an old church, a museum, a guitar store (McCabe’s, of course) and the Rancho Santa Susanna Park. I’m probably missing something and there … 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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