A Visit to Seattle – Even if You Are Not a Music Lover

Seattle and the Pacific Northwest have a significant toehold when it comes to American music. The infamous “Louie Louie” (a staple of every rock band ever formed) was recorded ... Continue Reading →

LOVE, DOLLY starring Kim Eberhardt, Dolly Parton celebration & costume contest, Sept 25 at NoHo’s El Portal

 Have you ever dreamt of enjoying a day with the legendary Dolly Parton, hearing her songs and the stories behind them, laughing together and sharing secrets? Well, here’s the ... Continue Reading →

Jazz guitar great Grant Geissman’s ‘BLOOZ’ CD concert, El Portal Theatre Sept. 24

“This show will capture the sheer joy of making music,” says jazz guitar great Grant Geissman who has a special concert at the historic El Portal Theatre, Saturday, September ... Continue Reading →

The Beatles Move Into Collectible Coins

Over the years I have run a series of articles about how The Beatles can solve your Christmas gift giving dilemmas. It seems the four Liverpudlians can still do so, year round. The ... Continue Reading →

The Lumineers / Gregory Alan Isakov / Daniel Rodriguez

 It was a great triple bill, some might call it Men With Hats.  After solid opening sets from Isakov and Rodrigues, fellow Coloradans The Lumineers literally popped ... Continue Reading →

An Evening with Richie Furay at The Grammy Museum

As part of the activity surrounding his latest solo release In The Country, Richie Furay stopped in to The Grammy Museum for some Q&A and several songs from his storied five ... Continue Reading →

Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore at The Belly Up

These two road warriors make for an ideal pair. Alvin long ago stepped to the front of the stage from the shadows as songwriter and guitarist for The Blasters. Jimmie Dale ... Continue Reading →

Regina Spektor at Rady Shell

In a delightful double bill at the gorgeous Rady Shell on the San Diego Bay, two accomplished musicians presented songs across from their deep songbooks. The headliner Norah Jones ... Continue Reading →