KAABOO Del Mar 2019 – Full Coverage

Our KAABOO experience opened with a guy familiar with playing down the shore. Little Steven brought his Disciples of Soul diagonally across the country whence he got his start. Rather ... Continue Reading →

How Does KAABOO Choose and Schedule the Artists? Let’s Talk to the Guy Who Does It

If you have ever attended a festival, or scanned the lineup at a festival, you may wonder how the artists are chosen. And once the artists are announced, there is often a gap in time ... Continue Reading →

Blinded By The Light

In this moment (which keeps getting longer) of peak music films, along comes the unlikely, true and thoroughly enjoyable story of a British Pakistani teenager who comes to embrace the ... Continue Reading →

Humphrey’s – Best Gigs For the Rest of the Season

The June gloom seems to have lingered into early August, giving pause for thought by many locals accustomed to sunshine all day by now. But regardless of where the sun is hiding during ... Continue Reading →

“Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” exquisite with Deidrie Henry as Billie Holiday

Review: ‘LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL’ starring DEIDRIE HENRY at the Garry Marshall Theatre through June 9.  “Singing was always the best part of living for me,” ... Continue Reading →

4U: The Music of Prince with Symphony

Biology affects all art. In the case of music, of course no rock star lives forever. It will be increasingly rare to see a legacy artist in concert. Many bands that rose to prominence ... Continue Reading →

BeachLife Festival Review

The folks in Redondo Beach allowed the organizers of BeachLife to put together a satisfying three day music festival, mostly on the sand. Despite some breezes cooler than expected, ... Continue Reading →

Stagecoach 2019: Observations From a Rocker

Stagecoach continues to assert itself as the country’s preeminent well, country music festival. With their usual foresight Goldenvoice booked the talent months ago, and many of ... Continue Reading →