Tag Archives: Ed Simon

Victor Wainwright & The Train Steam Into Laguna Beach With Boogie Woogie Blues At Mozambique

After winning the Pinetop Perkins 2018 Piano Award at the Blues Music Awards, Victor Wainwright brings his piano to Mozambique in Laguna Beach. The tour, in support of his new album Victor Wainwright & the Train, features Victor’s new band doing … Continue reading

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Long Beach New Blues Festival featuring The Lowrider Band Will Make For A Great Labor Day Weekend

The Long Beach New Blues Festival featuring The Lowrider Band as part of their main stage musical events takes place this Labor Day weekend. The 5th Annual New Blues Festival, put on by blues lover/producer/musician Bill Grisiola, along with the … Continue reading

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Stone Stanley’s Mudstomp Tapes Tour Brings Blues And Americana to High Desert And Long Beach

Stone Stanley is the musical creation of singer/songwriter Jason Robert. In Stone Stanley, Jason Robert explores rock, country, Americana and folk and how they are all based upon a bedrock of the blues. Calling this style Mudstomp Blues, Stone Stanley is … Continue reading

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Upcoming 6 String Showdown at the New Blues Festival Showcases Best Upcoming Blues Guitarists

For any fans of great blues and awesome local guitarists, the upcoming 6 String Showdown at the New Blues Festival will be the place to be. There will be several regional and semi-final shows, leading up to the finals at … Continue reading

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Los Lobos Disconnected Brings Fresh Unplugged Sounds To The Musco Center in Orange

Los Lobos may be the quintessential LA band. No other band has combined rock music so successfully with Los Angeles’ rich Chicano heritage. On March 18, they bring their Los Lobos Disconnected tour to the Musco Center for the Arts … Continue reading

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Crazy Quilt by Peter Kaukonen Album’s A Look At The Musical Musings Of Life

Peter Kaukonen‘s new CD Crazy Quilt will have a CD Release Party on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Crazy Quilt by Peter Kaukonen, on the Floating Records label, presents new songs by Peter, a guitarist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has played, … Continue reading

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The Boys of Summer Bring Their Eagles Show to The Slidebar in Fullerton

The Boys of Summer, one of the top tribute bands playing the music of the legendary Eagles, come to nest at the Slidebar in Fullerton this Saturday, December 2 for a live show. The Boys, who grew up as friends … Continue reading

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David Garfield Defies Genres and Brings His Music to Bogie’s

When David Garfield moved to Los Angeles in 1974, he wanted to make music his way. These days, he’s making a lot of music, with people like George Benson, Smokey Robinson, Boz Skaggs and many others. He has also had … Continue reading

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Tom Petty, Great Musician, Good Guy

In the mid to late 70’s I lived in an area called Encino Park, north of Ventura Blvd. At the time, the “real” part of Encino hated to even call us Encino, in fact some went as far as calling … Continue reading

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Jonathan Cilia-Faro: Opera, Jazz, Don Most, It’s All Good Music

Even to the most rock/pop centric music fan, there is something about an operatic tenor’s voice that moves the spirit. Jonathan Cilia-Faro knows this well, going from a rough childhood to becoming one of the top selling artists in Europe … Continue reading

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