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RT @ThirtyTigers: In case you missed it, @PopMatters debuted the new, super cool @tim_easton video for "Don't Lie"
RT @ThirtyTigers: In case you missed it, @PopMatters debuted the new, super cool @tim_easton video for "Don't Lie"
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.~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~ Tuesday, October 8, 2013 ~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~ . First,TONIGHT'S BEST BETS (described in the listings that follow):.MARK OLSON plays the Coffee Gallery Backstage in Altadena, 8 pm. +MARCI GELLER...
.~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~ Tuesday, October 8, 2013 ~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~ . First,TONIGHT'S BEST BETS (described in the listings that follow):.MARK OLSON plays the Coffee Gallery Backstage in Altadena, 8 pm. +MARCI GELLER plays The Talking Stick in Venice, 7 pm.+FOGHORN STRING BAND plus TRIPLE CHICKEN FOOT play "The Bluegrass Situation" series at The Mint in L.A., 8 pm.+RISING APPALACHIA at King King in Hollywood, 9:30 pm. .. ~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~ .. Next, two continuing TICKET ALERTS:. . Went on sale Mon, Oct 7, 10 am --The EAGLES, with their full original lineup, play three shows, Jan 22, 24, & 25, for the grand reopening of the Forum in Inglewood. American Express is the sole means to purchase advance tix, through Ticketmaster..***.Went on sale Fri, Oct 4 -- .File under "you've gotta be kiddin' me: FIVE MONTHS in advance?"LADY ANTEBELLUM with KIP MOORE and KACEY MUSGRAVES will perform: ?  Mar 15, 2014 at Citizens Business Bank Arena, and ?  Mar 18, 2014 at STAPLES Center.Tix for both shows went on sale Oct 4 at 10 am... ~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~ .. ALL THE SHOWS, sessions, etc., you can catch tonight.... . Tue, Oct 8, in Ventura:5 pm  Monthly "BLUEGRASS JAM" at Zoey's Cafe, on Santa Clara in Ventura 93001; 805-652-0091; www.zoeyscafe.com+Venue has good food, so support them and eat there..++++++. Tue, Oct 8, in Agoura Hills:5 pm  SONGMAKERS monthly "AGOURA HILLS SONG CIRCLE & POTLUCK" in Agoura Hills 91301. Info and location at www.Songmakers.org. ++++++. Tue, Oct 8, in San Diego Co (La Mesa):5:30 pm  Monthly "BLUEGRASS NIGHT" presented by the SAN DIEGO BLUEGRASS SOCIETY at Fuddruckers, 5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa 91942. .++++++. Tue, Oct 8, in Signal Hill:6 pm  Weekly "BLUEGRASS SOUP JAM" at Convert-A-Tape, 2420 Gundry Av, Signal Hill 90755. .++++++. Tue, Oct 8, in Venice:7 pm  MARCI GELLER plays The Talking Stick, 1411-C Lincoln Bl, Venice 90291; 310-450-6052.+Named an “Editor’s Choice” in 2010 as one of its favorite songwriters of the last decade by Independent Songwriter Magazine, Geller was selected earlier this year to showcase at both the annual Singer Songwriter Cape May conference and the NERFA 1-Day Capital Region Conference (NERFA stands for North East Regional Folk Alliance). She’s performed on “Live with Regis,” “Good Day NY” and “Fox Morning Show,” and her music can be heard in soundtracks on MTV, VH-1, PBS, ABC Family, A&E, Discovery channel, USA Network and others. Geller also toured for two years as the support act and back-up vocalist for Ritchie Blackmore’s band, Blackmore’s Night.+Marci Geller believes that “we should all do things that terrify us as often as possible.” Luckily performing is not one of them. +In recent years, Geller has been touring as a piano-based solo artist in the folk circuit. In a relatively short time she has racked up some prestigious credentials. After catching the ear of the well respected band “Buskin and Batteau,” she was invited to sit in during their shows in order to introduce her and her music to their audience. David Buskin is quoted as saying Geller is “one of the finest singer/songwriters we’ve come across.” She was honored with an opening performance for them at the famed Guthrie Center in June of 2013, which set off a sequence of events that she never could have predicted.+She accepted a performance opportunity in South Florida that was slated for the day after July 4th, and given the holiday weekend, she was not anticipating stellar attendance. Several audience members that had recently seen her for the first time at the Guthrie Center took it upon themselves to write to several listservs that are populated by the folk community urging people to go to Geller’s Florida shows. The result was “record breaking attendance” and a series of standing room only shows that included the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. As her touring continued through Maryland, she was once again astonished at the packed houses, especially when one
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Multi JUNO Award-winner, member of the wonderful Blackie and the Rodeo Kings and one halve of Fearing & White, Canadian singer-songwriter Stephen Fearing returns with his first solo in seven years has lined up a series of dates in E...
Multi JUNO Award-winner, member of the wonderful Blackie and the Rodeo Kings and one halve of Fearing & White, Canadian singer-songwriter Stephen Fearing returns with his first solo in seven years has lined up a series of dates in England in support of the release. October Friday 18 Loddiswell, nr. Kingsbridge, Devon Hazelwood House Saturday 19 Sutton Poyntz , nr. Weymouth Mission Hall Sunday 20 Twickenham Twickfolk at The Cabbage Patch Wednesday 23 Hempstead, nr. Saffron Walden The Bluebell Inn Thursday 24 Otterton, Devon Otterton Mill Friday 25 Nottingham The Guitar Bar at Hotel Deux Saturday 26 Hepworth, nr. Holmfirth, West Yorks. Hepworth Live at Hepworth Village Hall Sunday 27 Bristol The Hen & Chicken Tuesday 29 Liverpool Unity Theatre http://www.stephenfearing.com/
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Gypsy Bells is the new album from Native American artist and singer-songwriter Brianna Lea Pruett from Gold Country, CA. drawing on her Cherokee and Choctaw heritage (more at Bullett) as well as contemporary musical influences from her p...
Gypsy Bells is the new album from Native American artist and singer-songwriter Brianna Lea Pruett from Gold Country, CA. drawing on her Cherokee and Choctaw heritage (more at Bullett) as well as contemporary musical influences from her parent’s vinyl collection and two artists who are in the current musical spotlight with albums just released – Neko Case and Mazzy Star, the collection is a rewarding listen with Brianna’s vocal bringing the indie-folk songs to life. It’s available through specialist label Canyon Records one of America’s oldest independent record labels based out of Phoenix,AZ, here’s a couple of highlights from the release.
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The first time I saw Shonna Tucker she gave me the bird – well maybe it wasn’t aimed directly at me but I was front and centre at my first DBT gig and Shonna and the boys had just completed a typical barnstorming set and asid...
The first time I saw Shonna Tucker she gave me the bird – well maybe it wasn’t aimed directly at me but I was front and centre at my first DBT gig and Shonna and the boys had just completed a typical barnstorming set and aside the music it’s stuck in my memory – I’ve yet to see the band post-Shonna and like many fans of DBT have no interest in the politics that led to Shonna or indeed ex-husband Jason Isbell leave, but when her tenure with DBT ended I has hoping that she would step up front and centre herself and indeed she has with a new band including ex-DBT guitar / steel player John Neff and Clay Leverett (drums), Bo Bedingfield (guitar) and Neil Golden (keys) (with a guest appearance from Muscle Shoals legend Spooner Oldham on Fender Rhodes. The album was co-produced by Kyle Spence and the band, together they also recorded a track for High Cotton: A Tribute To Alabama – which also features contributions from Jason Isbell, Lucero and Old Crow Medicine Show (I’ve added it to my wish list). A Tell All is set for release October 15th on Sweet Nectar Records and available to pre-order now on Vinyl and CD,  the albums ten songs are all originals penned by Shonna plus a co-write with John Neff and represent a cross-section of Shonna’s influences including of course the wonderful sound of Muscle Shoals where she grew up, ”All these songs came fast, in a few months time. There was no theme or plan at all. Inspiration came from what was happening around me and that was a lot of different things”, here’s a taster of what’s in-store, you can listen to a trio of tracks from the album at Bandcamp, watch the EPK and listen to a great interview courtesy of Sloane Spencer and Country Fried Rock as she chat’s to Shonna about her musical journey, the band and the album.
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.First, a morning TICKET ALERT: .On sale Mon, Oct 7, 10 am --The EAGLES, with their full original lineup, play three shows, Jan 22, 24, & 25, for the grand reopening of the Forum in Inglewood. American Express is the sole means to purcha...
.First, a morning TICKET ALERT: .On sale Mon, Oct 7, 10 am --The EAGLES, with their full original lineup, play three shows, Jan 22, 24, & 25, for the grand reopening of the Forum in Inglewood. American Express is the sole means to purchase advance tix, through Ticketmaster... ~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~ .TONIGHT'S BEST BET:.THE WILD REEDS, a band that impressed at this summer's Claremont Folk Festival, play at 8:30 pm at The Echo in Echo Park... ~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~ .All the shows, sessions, etc., you can catch tonight.... Mon, Oct 7, in VC (Camarillo):5:30 pm SONGMAKERS monthly "ATRIA LOS POSAS SENIOR RESIDENCE SONG CIRCLE" in Camarillo 93010. Info and location at www.songmakers.org .++++++.Mon, Oct 7, in Pasadena:6-10 pm Pianist MARC BOSSERMAN plays his solo piano residency at the Parkway Grill in Pasadena..++++++. Mon, Oct 7, in Burbank:6:30 pm THE BROMBIES play their weekly bluegrass residency at Viva Cantina, 900 Riverside Dr, Burbank 91506; 818-515-4444. This band has players who tour globally, and players who have done many notable TV and film scores. +Venue is known for its Mexican food and full bar. Park free across the street at Pickwick Bowl. No cover..++++++. Mon, Oct 7, in Idyllwild:6:30 pm DEANNA BOGART , BILL SAITTA, JEFF OLSON, & CHUCK ALVAREZ play Cafe Aroma, 54750 N Circle Dr, Idyllwild 92549; 951-659-5212..++++++. Mon, Oct 7, in Culver City:6:30 pm Monthly "NEW WESTSIDE BLUEGRASS JAM" at Industry Cafe & Jazz, 6039 Washington Bl, Culver City 90232. This one can, in theory, go all night long..++++++.Mon, Oct 7, in Ventura:6:30 pm Twice-monthly "ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC" at Zoey's Cafe, on Santa Clara in Ventura 93001; 805-652-0091; www.zoeyscafe.com+Venue has tasty food and a full bar, so eat there if you go..++++++.Mon, Oct 7, in SFV (NoHo):6:30 pm Weekly OPEN MIC with web simulcast at Kulak's Woodshed, 5230-1/2 Laurel Canyon Bl, North Hollywood 91607; 818-766-9913; www.kulakswoodshed.com+Venue has no food; eat before you go..++++++. Mon, Oct 7, in L.A.: 7 pm  "VOICES OFF THE WALLS, MUSIC OFF THE WALLS" is an offering in USC's "VISIONS & VOICES" series on the University Park Campus at USC Fisher Museum of Art (HAR on online campus map), on the main USC campus in L.A.+Admission is free and a reception follows. Reservations required. Use the email address below to get on the waiting list; it's free, and officially sold-out, but your chances to get in are good.+Pianist Victoria Kirsch and fellow USC Thornton School of Music alumni perform tonight's concert of vocal and instrumental music inspired by the artworks on display in the USC Fisher Museum of Art's current exhibition, "Drawn to Language," running Sep 3 through Dec 7. It features five contemporary artists who explore the relationship between visual art and literature.+Victoria Kirsch curates and performs a wide range of text-based musical programs in a variety of local, regional and national venues. She serves as music director of the Los Angeles–based Operetta Foundation and OperaArts in the Coachella Valley. She has played "Diva on the Verge" at L’Opéra Comique in Paris, the Peacock Theatre in London, L’Opéra de Monte-Carloin Monaco and venues in Hawaii, San Francisco and the U.S. east coast, in addition to sold-out runs at the Odyssey Theatre in West Los Angeles. Recent Diva tours have included shows in Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Recent tours of Franz Schubert have included Los Angeles, Greece, Turkey and New Caledonia. Kirsch was a vocal faculty member of the USC Thornton School of Music from 2000 to 2003, and she has been a faculty member of the Malibu-based "SongFest" since 2007.+Tonight's event is organized by the USC Fisher Museum of Art.+Get more at visionsandvoices@usc.edu.++++++. Mon, Oct 7, in SFV (NoHo):7 pm Weekly "IRISH CéILí DANCE & IRISH MUSIC SESSION" at the Celtic Arts Center's new shared location, The Mayflower Club, 11110 Victory Bl, North Hollywood 91606; 81
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