Category Archives: Music

Friday Night Concert: Kate Bush at Hammersmith Odeon 1979

Travel back in time with us to the pre-cable and VCR days when rock bands could only ever be briefly glimpsed on TV late on Friday nights, and if you were lucky, you might get to see a full show. … Continue reading

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Reviewed: Change Begins Within (DVD)

In 2009, a stellar group of musicians got together in support of The David Lynch Foundation, a charity primarily devoted to helping reduce the damaging effects of stress, anxiety, depression, and substance abuse.  “There have to be dozens of these … Continue reading

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Reviewed: The Fender Newport Blue-Tooth Speaker

A few weeks ago, I received a package from Fender. A big, brown box. With Fender stamped on it. That in itself is a big deal to me. I love the Fender company, the products they make, the vibe, the … Continue reading

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Bland On The Run – Eric Clapton at The Fabulous Forum

Last night was the second of a four-night run by guitar god Eric Clapton in Los Angeles, probably to be the final time any of us see him live. Prior to setting up shop here in L.A., Clapton played recently … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: The Saturday Morning Strange – “Who’s Crazy?” (1966)

A bus breaks down in a snowy stretch of Belgium, and its passengers – a group of mental hospital inmates – run free, eventually reaching a farmhouse where they cast off their uniforms and engage in free-wheeling approximations of society, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Concerts: The Screamers and Throbbing Gristle On Target Video

Travel back in time with us to the pre-cable and VCR days when rock bands could only ever be briefly glimpsed on TV on Friday nights, and if you were lucky, you might get to see a full show by … Continue reading

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‘Viver Brasil’ Will Bring Its Magic to the Ford Theatre for the Company’s 20th Anniversary

This is an event you do not want to miss. I’ve seen this extraordinary company  several times during the years and they never ever disappoint. Viver Brasil is an Afro-Brazilian dance company based in Los Angeles, It was created 20 … Continue reading

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Diana Rein One-Woman Tour Shares a Lady’s Blues

Diana Rein, the Six String Siren, is bringing the Diana Rein One-Woman Tour to The Other Door in North Hollywood on Thursday, September 14. She’ll be following this up with a performance at the San Diego Veg Fest on October … Continue reading

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Nightshift 2017 With Grace Potter, The Revolution, Big Sam’s Funky Nation – Live Review And Photo Gallery

Nightshift is an annual Labor Day party thrown by the heads of local labor groups under the banner of Working Californians for several years now, and with its customary $20 price for general admission, it’s become one of the best … Continue reading

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The LA Community Comes Together to Remember Sean deLear

Sean deLear was born Anthony Robertson, a Valley Boy from Simi Valley (who eventually became a well-known Valley Girl). Sean was always jet-setting from Europe to LA, and it was in Vienna that he succumbed to liver cancer last Tuesday. Best known … Continue reading

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