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 →

Rock Hudson Documentary & As Long As I’m Famous

Seems like it was a return to Old Hollywood week, when I attended the World Premiere of the Rock Hudson documentary at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood — and later the premiere ... Continue Reading →

Trombone Shorty Scorches With Three Sold Out Nights at Belly Up

If my memory serves, The Belly Up does not often do multi-night gigs. But when they do, it is memorable. On the first night of a sellout three night run, Trombone Shorty treated the ... Continue Reading →

Ohana Festival – Preview of a Fine Music Festival on the Beach

Ohana Festival has steadily built its reputation as a music festival that is manageable in size, perfect in its location and noted for its eclectic list of quality artists. Ohana Festival ... Continue Reading →

The Sorting Room nightclub has great mix of talent at The Wallis in Beverly Hills

An intimate nightclub atmosphere to enjoy great talent. That’s The Sorting Room at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. This summer the popular place ... Continue Reading →

San Diego County Fair – How Sweet It Is

County and state fairs have a centuries-long tradition of show and tell combined with one-upsmanship. Starting in England where farmers brought in their prize heifers and opportunities ... Continue Reading →

The Father – West Coast Premiere at North Coast Repertory Theatre

The North Coast Repertory Theatre has scored a coup in presenting the West Coast premiere of a gripping play. “The Father” tells the story of a man facing the possibility ... Continue Reading →

Father’s Day – Hot Tips For Cool Rockin’ Daddies

It is never too early to contemplate what to get for Father’s Day. Unlike the advice my wife gives me for Mother’s Day (“don’t get me anything that plugs in”), ... Continue Reading →