Coachella 2017 – Complete Coverage

First off, the Coachella vibe was great, as always. That is undoubtedly concern #1 for the producers of the festival. For those interested in a perspective about the infrastructure ... Continue Reading →

T2 Trainspotting Film Review

Danny Boyle continues to amaze. His direction of the sequel to his thrilling original is confident and at times masterful. Dabbling with sequels is a dodgy business. The gold standard ... Continue Reading →

At The Wallis in Beverly Hills– music, dance & great performances

This Autumn the Los Angeles theater scene was launched with a big “bang, bang” thanks to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presenting the ultra-impressive For ... Continue Reading →

Van Morrison and Tom Jones – Hollywood Bowl 2016, a Desert Trip Preview

In a delightful pairing of singers, Tom Jones and Van Morrison delivered a stirring double bill at the Hollywood Bowl. It was the night before the second weekend of Desert Trip, a timely ... Continue Reading →

Dolly Parton – Pure & Simple & Live

It has been a while since I attended a concert where a significant number of folks stepped up their attire to reflect the artist on stage. One fellow looked exactly like Woody from ... Continue Reading →

The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band

Mick Fleetwood is undoubtedly amazed at the peaks and valleys, the twists and turns his drumming career has traveled. He has lately been bringing it full circle. Starting out in a blues ... Continue Reading →

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Hollywood Bowl, 10 September 2016

It is hard to find an artist who has been dormant from the stage for so long and has come back with enough fan support to sell out three nights at the Hollywood Bowl. Jeff Lynne has ... Continue Reading →

Gladys Knight and Tower of Power – Hollywood Bowl

Two veterans of the music scene brought their unique rhythm and blues stylings to a nearly sold out Hollywood Bowl. It was an evening of solid musicianship, but with two surprises. Tower ... Continue Reading →