Robert Plant / Alison Krauss Deliver at Rady Shell

On a lovely warm evening overlooking San Diego Bay, the once-seemingly-unlikely duo of Alison Krauss and Robert Plant delivered a satisfying set to an engaged audience. There ... Continue Reading →

Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats at Marymoor Park

Nathaniel Rateliff forges ahead in his impressive career. He built his success after forming his crack Night Sweats band, delivering a full brassy, gutsy blend of RnB with a solid ... Continue Reading →

Regina Spektor’s New Album Explores Themes Personal and Global

Spektor drops her latest album on Friday, on the eve of an impressive tour. She recorded and co-produced the album in upstate New York, with help from producer John Congleton. ... Continue Reading →

SEUN KUTI & EGYPT 80: Glastonbury, Casablanca, Solana Beach – Interview

It is hard to beat the opening sentences of the press release that floated tantalizingly across my screen: The youngest son of visionary Fela Kuti, Seun Kuti has continued the family ... Continue Reading →

Blue Water Film Festival

Over the last several years we have seen a proliferation of several initiatives in the entertainment world: podcasts, TV series and film festivals. Indeed, greater choices seem ... Continue Reading →

The Dip at The Belly Up

There are a handful of notable bands who have successfully blended brass horns with a rock sensibility. Grey haired folks like me will fondly remember Chicago (Transit Authority), ... Continue Reading →

Bruce Cockburn at The Music Box

A jewel who has generously been shining and reflecting light for 50 years gave a mesmerizing performance at San Diego’s Music Box. His fans have grudgingly accepted that he may ... Continue Reading →

Stagecoach 2022

 The pent up demand after the Covid clampdown brought out the Stagecoach fans to Indio. Although the green grass from Coachella was mostly trampled down from the two preceding ... Continue Reading →