Tag Archives: R&B

Vanessa Collier Brings her ‘Honey Up’ Tour to LA: Amazing Blues and More

Vanessa Collier makes her first California appearances this week when she hits a triumvirate of local clubs. In support of the release of her latest album Honey Up, Vanessa will be performing at Big Mama’s Rib Shack on Saturday, June … 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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Bill Bergman from Jack Mack and The Heart Attack Talks About The Blues, The Band and the Upcoming Beer BBQ and Blues Festival in Santa Clarita

The Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival returns to Central Park in Santa Clarita on May 5 through 7. The Craft Beer Festival, with over 40 beers on tap is on Friday and the BBQ Festival Saturday. On Sunday, the Blues … Continue reading

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Chris Morris Book Reading and Signing at La Luz De Jesus of Los Lobos: Dream In Blue

Long time music journalist, occasional radio host, American music aficionado and promoter Chris Morris has authored a new book, Los Lobos: Dream In Blue, released last month through University of Texas Press. Chris Morris is well known as the radio host of … Continue reading

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Album Review: Night Beds’ “Ivywild”

Winston Yellen’s Night Beds started as a weird art project, if not a band, and the sophomore offering “Ivywild” is a departure from the well received folky Country Sleep. For the most part “Ivywild” chronicles the emotions of a broken relationship. But … 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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Blowin’ Smoke R&B Band With The Fabulous Smokettes Returns to Harvelle’s This Saturday Night

The Blowin’ Smoke Rhythm and Blues Band featuring the Fabulous Smokettes, by popular demand, will be performing a return engagement at Harvelle’s in Santa Monica on Saturday, November 22. The group, led by singer/bass player Larry “Fuzzy” Knight, who formed … Continue reading

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Moby: Innocents – Los Angeles Photo Exhibition at Project Gallery

I met Moby for the first time for Destroyed opening at Kopeikin Gallery roughly 2 years ago. He had some interesting takes in his photographic work. Most were shot of his fan from the stage he was performing from in different locations all … Continue reading

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