Tag Archives: blues

Lauren Ruth Ward
Hot Artist Alert: Making Love With Lauren Ruth Ward

Love. The only true reason for human interaction since the dawn of time. Is it an emotion? An affirmation? Or a web, uniquely connecting many? You can sense it in a song or a glance, but it remains one of life’s mysteries. Despite its elusive and subjective nature, that four-letter word is still the most […]

Norah Jones at Greek Theatre
Norah Jones enamors fans at Greek Theatre LA with Day Breaks and them some

This past Tuesday, Los Angeles was treated to a special performance by Norah Jones, under the stars at the Greek Theatre as part of her Day Breaks World Tour. After the mini intermission between opening act Valerie June’s set and Norah’s set the whole stage went pitch black. Then one light shined on the piano in the […]

Citizen Cope
Citizen Cope announces Los Angeles date at The Regent

Citizen Cope is back in Los Angeles with a headlining show date on Friday, December 30 at The Regent in Downtown Los Angeles. The show date is part of Citizen Cope’s West Coast tour of solo acoustic shows and with his full band. We last caught Citizen Cope at the Wiltern in Los Angeles in support […]

Delouners photo
Hot Band Alert: Uruguay’s Delouners shine on debut album with catchy garage rock ‘n’ blues

Uruguay’s Delouners have already been making waves in Montevideo, “the capital of South American rock,” but their catchy blues garage sound is just beginning to set off ripples here in Los Angeles. The band recently released a new video for the single, “Family,” which also happens to be the title of their debut 13-song album. […]

Amy Blaschke
“Breaking The Blues” with Amy Blaschke’s Newest LP, Out July 1st — Record Release at Grand Ole Echo

There is not a genre so forlorn as the blues. That seems obvious; it’s all in the name. Cultural appropriation aside, blues has endured because, well, the human condition can sometimes lead us down a dark path. But Amy Blaschke takes turmoil and creates purpose in her newest album, aptly titled, Breaking the Blues. Blaschke […]

Barns Courtney
Hot Artist Alert: Barns Courtney talks going from sleeping in his car to viral sensation — LA date at Troubadour

Interview Feature by Steven Ward Wandering around the Warner Bros. studios, gawking at all the Harry Potter memorabilia, Barns Courtney is on top of the world. With a Conan O’Brian appearance slated to air that night, a debut album on the way, and two viral hit singles, you would be hard pressed to believe that the […]

Iggy Pop
Iggy Pop announces Post Pop Depression Tour with Los Angeles date at Greek Theatre

You’ve probably heard the buzz around Iggy Pop and Queen’s of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme working together on Iggy’s new album, Post Pop Depression. Today Iggy Pop has announced a limited run of Post Pop Depression tour dates with a Los Angeles date scheduled on Thursday, April 28th at the Greek Theatre! The Post […]

J.D. McPherson
The J.D. McPherson train rolls into Long Beach’s Alex’s Bar

Stepping into Alex’s Bar in Long Beach to see Oklahoma rocker J.D. McPherson was like walking into another world. We were actually at a train station, standing on the platform filled with bellowing steam. Hardshell suitcases in delicately gloved hands rushed to meet pompadours and rolled jeans. All to the soundtrack of swinging blues rolling […]

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Deap Vally
Deap Vally unleash a psychedelic infused “Fever Dream” at Royal Jelly” video release party

Upon walking into Deap Vally’s “Royal Jelly” video release party, it was immediately evident that Basic Flowers wasn’t a typical venue but more a quirky art gallery. Two rooms with walls covered in book pages and cloth were surrounded by ephemera, books, and obsolete electronics that lead to a larger room with the microphones and […]

Ryan Bingham
An Interview with Ryan Bingham: Becoming a father, relationships, new tour and what it’s like being a cowboy in Los Angeles

Ryan Bingham has an unmistakable voice. It’s grungy and raw like truck tires on a gravel road and at the same time airy and crackling like a wise man telling stories on his back porch. He has a quiet way about him. His eyes are deep and caring and when he smiles, his entire face […]

Anne Marie Schiefer |
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