Josh Ritter – The New Album, The Current Tour and An Interview

On the heels of his latest album, Josh Ritter gave a superb performance at The Belly Up. Ritter has just released Gathering, his 9th studio album, and it further solidifies his prominence ... Continue Reading →

Tommy Castro and The Painkillers – New Album, Massive Tour and Swaggering Solos

The country is blessed with an innumerable quantity of talented journeyman musicians, who ply their craft day in and day out. Some record, some tour and many toil in undeserved obscurity. ... Continue Reading →

World Premiere – Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

La Jolla Playhouse has one of the most impressive lists when it comes to launching musicals. Add to that list the current world premiere of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. The musical ... Continue Reading →

KEF Continues to Push the Audiophile Boundaries of Excellence

KEF has long been one of the sterling brands in high fidelity audio. The British firm has continued to innovate in the speaker category, most recently with their vaunted line of Kent ... Continue Reading →

The Mavericks Host a Garden Party at Humphrey’s By The Bay

One of the foolproof artists recently proved their mettle at one of the foolproof San Diego venues; yes The Mavericks returned to Humphrey’s. With a general admission set up, ... Continue Reading →

Stagecoach 2018 – Artists Announced: Garth Brooks, Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line Will Headline

I have been to Coachella almost a double digit number of times, but I only attended the inaugural Stagecoach. I thoroughly enjoyed the easy vibe. Knowing that Goldenvoice has done a ... Continue Reading →

The Garland Hotel – A Hidden Gem in Hollywood

We had been watching so many other cities launch productions of the musical Hamilton, and finally it was time for Los Angeles. I had been preparing our family for months, and I wanted ... Continue Reading →

Steve Earle – On Tour With “So You Wannabe An Outlaw”

Steve Earle has seen more ups and downs than most contemporary musicians. On tour in support of his latest album So You Wannabe An Outlaw he recently came through town and put on ... Continue Reading →