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Annette Conlon’s Folk U Series Brings Local Folk Music to the Vampire Lounge in Beverly Hills

Folk singer/songwriter and musician Annette Conlon is as principled about her music as she is about veganism and Americana. Now she is allowing others to experience her musical feelings as well as that of other folk artists at her new … Continue reading

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Lilly Hiatt’s “Trinity Lane”

Nashville artist Lilly Hiatt has released an endearing video for her uplifting new single “Trinity Lane.” Set in her comfortable-looking, messy apartment, and featuring several shots of her cute cat, the video and song are about being content on one’s own, … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Halford and the Healers Bring Their Bluesy Rock ‘n’ Roll to Genghis Cohen This Weekend

The roots of rock and roll stretch back to the rootsy, bluesy Americana music that developed in the cities, fields, shacks and bayous of America. One of the best musicians keeping this bit of Americana live is Texas-born Jeffrey Halford, … Continue reading

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Live Review: Rose’s Pawn Shop, Tommy Ash & More at Grand Ole Echo

The Echo’s weekly country rock series called the Grand Ole Echo is a breath of fresh air (despite a lot of patio smokers) on Sunday afternoons. The all-ages shows last from 4 to 8pm, and are free before 6pm or $5 … Continue reading

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Live Review: Bonnie Montgomery at Grand Ole Echo

Last Sunday, Bonnie Montgomery headlined at the Grand Ole Echo, the weekly country music/Americana night at The Echo. The Arkansas-based singer/songwriter is classically trained in opera but plays country rock mixed with Americana and folk. Her training was especially noticeable … Continue reading

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Hollywood Heritage Museum and The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Celebrating: The Squaw Man, 100 Years of Movie Production

  Nothing says “Hollywood” like the Silent Era and the Golden Age of film. Yesterday, July 1st, marked the centennial celebration The Squaw Man by the The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the Hollywood Heritage Museum.The Hollywood production of Squaw Man was the … Continue reading

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Robbery and Murder: an Interview with David Olney

All photos courtesy of Deadbeet Records. Copyright 2012. Singer/songwriter/storyteller David Olney possesses a unique charm that is hard to resist. He can quite literally charm the birds out of the trees and even the shoes off the feet of a legend … Continue reading

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CD Review: Neil Young And Crazy Horse – Americana (Reprise Records)

I have a feeling that shortly after Neil Young announced his plans to release an album of cover tunes – mostly old timey American campfire songs like “Oh Susannah” and “Comin’ Round The Moutain” – somebody from the Home Shopping … Continue reading

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Live Review: A.A. Bondy at Bootleg Theater 9/29/11

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/embed/8FyIJmmHPrY[/youtube] Mississippi’s compelling A.A. Bondy performed at the Bootleg Theater last month, and memories from the show are still swirling around in my head.  When The Devil’s Loose is the kind of album that creeps up on you and slowly … Continue reading

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