Drew Holcomb Happily Returns to San Diego – Report from Gallagher Square

It was a smart move for an astute and talented performer when Drew Holcomb signed on as the opening act for Darius Rucker’s current tour. Both artists touched down in San Diego for ... Continue Reading →

A Festival Veteran (Who is Also a Business Consultant) Reviews the Inaugural FairWell Festival

THIS SPECIAL INSTALLMENT PROVIDED BY CARLY AUERBACH July 2023 marked the first FairWell Fest at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds, just north of Bend, Oregon. C3 Presents, backed by ... Continue Reading →

Drew Holcomb Interview: New Album, New Tour, Sage Insights

Last month Drew Holcomb oversaw the release of his band’s ninth album, called Strangers No More. Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors have been hitting the road with a seemingly endless ... Continue Reading →

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band – Excellence at The Belly Up, July 4

Lyle Lovett brought his Large Band to the small stage at The Belly Up for two nights, and it was delightful. His subtle but consummate professionalism was evident throughout the evening. Touring ... Continue Reading →

‘The Musicians’ Green Book’ film event showcased Jazz greats & their struggles

Kicking off June’s 44th Anniversary of Black Music Month, Grand Songbook Media held the first screening of its Historic Documentary “The Musicians’ Green Book: An Enduring ... Continue Reading →

Showbiz history in spotlight with Kiki Ebsen’s My Buddy: The Other Side of Oz at El Portal Theatre

 Kiki Ebsen has a serene vibe as a performer and a person. Yet she has an exciting story to tell, and she tells it well. An accomplished singer/songwriter, musician, and concert ... Continue Reading →

Golden Age of folk music returns with The Kingston Trio concerts

The Kingston Trio, March 8 & 9 at NoHo’s historic El Portal Theatre, brings back ultra-cool music & memories  One of the most famous bands of the 1950s and ’60s, ... Continue Reading →

Don Randi legendary Wrecking Crew & Wall of Sound musician on #1 hits, tips & reunion concert

 THE WRECKING CREW set to play their golden hits Nov. 13 at El Portal Theatre with Don Randi at the piano   Working with everyone from Elvis to Sinatra, The Beach Boys ... Continue Reading →