Category Archives: Interviews

Johnny Reb’s ‘Shell Out for Charity’ Has the Humble Peanut Raising Money for Charities

As many of you know, I LOVE barbeque and food I’ve had in the South in general. Normally, I like to do restaurant reviews of some pretty incredible eats. However, at this point, it is a given that the food … Continue reading

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Lil’ Ed and The Blues Imperials to play upcoming show in Camarillo: Ed talks about Chicago Blues, the band and more

Last week, Ed Williams of Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials talked with me about many things. Lil’ Ed spoke from his longtime home in Chicago about music, Chicasgo blues, the band, his recent album Jump Start and much more. … Continue reading

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Remembering Ornette Coleman And Our 2010 Interview

“But what I really don’t understand, what is race? Does race have to have anything to do with what you don’t do and what you do do? It shouldn’t be that way. And if it is that way, what is … Continue reading

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Bluespower Brings a Synthesis of Blues, Rock, Funk and R&B to SoCal’s Music Scene

Bluespower is a recent collaboration of local musician/music teacher/music store owner Kenny “Big Daddy” Williams and Gregory Michael, who left Cincinnati several years ago to bring his Gospel-influenced music background to Southern California. Kenny “Big Daddy” Williams most recently co-fronted … Continue reading

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Sonny Burgess and The Pacers to perform on June 12th at The Ink and Iron Festival in Long Beach!

Of the many legendary artists that Sun Records spawned in the 1950s, arguably its wildest was Rockabilly legend Sonny Burgess. With his band The Pacers, their performances went off the Richter scale in sheer energy and wild abandon, making even … Continue reading

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“Off the Grid” Happening Hook-Up for Live Music

Entrepreneur David Baird rocks a badass axe, a vintage Gibson L-5 or a 1954 Strat, depending on the day. He’s also the founder and CEO of Santa Monica-based Gigmor.com, which he identifies as the leading social network for musicians, bands … Continue reading

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Presenting: Glare, a New Collection by Kevin A. Short

Peek through the window of Kevin Short’s studio on a weekday afternoon, and you will find the artist covered in paint, probably sandy, likely singing, maybe dancing, and possibly trying to wrap up early for the day in anticipation of … Continue reading

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Alan Parsons Talks About His Upcoming LA/San Diego Concert Dates and his Book ‘Art and Science of Sound Recording’

Alan Parsons has always had show business in his blood. Part of it came from his mother, an actress, professional folksinger and harpist. Some of it came from his father, Denys Parsons, an accomplished pianist and flautist as well as … Continue reading

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OC’s The Blind Pig has Created a Drink for Charity for Negroni Week

The Negroni is considered one of the iconic classic cocktails of the 20th Century. Most accounts claim that it was invented in Florence, Italy in 1919 by Count Camillo Negroni. Whatever its origins, though it is a tasty drink that … Continue reading

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ShipKicker Country Music Festival this Weekend at the Queen Mary features Parmalee

This Saturday and Sunday, it’s time to dust off your Tony Lamas, put your hat on straight and head on down to the Queen Mary in Long Beach for the inaugural ShipKicker Country Music Festival. Dustin Lynch will headline Saturday’s … Continue reading

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