Photos+Videos: Kitty, Daisy & Lewis | El Rey Theatre | 4/3/15

There is a strong love of the rockabilly/ska genre in southern California, so it seems that Kitty, Daisy & Lewis had the proper foresight to close the U.S. leg of their tour at the El Rey on April 3, 2015.

Nikki Lane | The Troubadour | 11/30/14 [Photos and Video]

THOUGHTS (Excerpted from M. Sloves’ terrifically written concert review that you can read by CLICKING HERE!): “Her South Carolina accent makes her sound a helluva lot older than she looks. It’s a little raspy but not in a French/Israeli “I’ve been smoking since I was 8 years old” kinda way. Nikki probably sounded like this straightContinue reading “Nikki Lane | The Troubadour | 11/30/14 [Photos and Video]”

Heartless Bastards | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/27/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Way Over Yonder, CLICK HERE! THE ACT: Heartless Bastards | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: I was really looking forward to seeing/hearing Heartless Bastards live, but sound problems at the start of their set didn’t really give me a chance really appreciate what I know this band is capable of.Continue reading “Heartless Bastards | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/27/14 [Photos]”

Joe Pug | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/27/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Way Over Yonder, CLICK HERE! THE ACT: Joe Pug | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: Joe Pug is a singer-songwriter whose folk music is as tender and moving as it comes. Performing solo, armed with just his acoustic guitar and a harmonica, Joe’s soothing sound, under the bright red spotlight,Continue reading “Joe Pug | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/27/14 [Photos]”

Jamestown Revival | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/27/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Way Over Yonder, CLICK HERE! THE ACT: Jamestown Revival | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: I first saw Jamestown Revival at KCRW’s concert series Country In The City this summer, and they were terrific. Noted music industry blogger Bob Lefsetz called them a “revelation”. I completely agree. In fact, I won’tContinue reading “Jamestown Revival | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/27/14 [Photos]”

Leslie Stevens | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/27/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Way Over Yonder, CLICK HERE! THE ACT: Leslie Stevens | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: Leslie Stevens sings with a sublime, soprano frailty that reminds me of country singers like Tammy Wynette and Dolly Parton. I don’t know much about her, but I think she is a Los Angeles nativeContinue reading “Leslie Stevens | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/27/14 [Photos]”

Lucinda Williams | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Way Over Yonder, CLICK HERE! THE ACT: Lucinda Williams | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: Lucinda Williams. What can you say about this woman and her incredible music? Honestly … you can’t say much since it’s already been said. Having won multiple Grammy awards and being recognized as one ofContinue reading “Lucinda Williams | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]”

Joe Fletcher | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Way Over Yonder, CLICK HERE! THE ACT: Joe Fletcher | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: Though he usually plays with his backing band The Wrong Reasons, Joe Fletcher performed solo acoustic set at Way Over Yonder’s carousel stage. Gritty and raw, and under the hard red stage lighting, Joe performedContinue reading “Joe Fletcher | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]”

Moses Sumney | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Way Over Yonder, CLICK HERE! THE ACT: Moses Sumney | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: The first time I saw/met Moses, it was after a Hiatus Kaiyote concert at the Bootleg Theater. His impromptu acappela jam with Nai Palm impressed me so much that I made a concerted effort to seeContinue reading “Moses Sumney | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]”

The Wild Reeds| Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Way Over Yonder, CLICK HERE! THE ACT: The Wild Reeds | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: With tight harmonies singing folk songs about the everyman, you probably would’ve guessed that this band came from the midwest or the south. Nope. These talented musicians are Los Angeles based, and delighted the audienceContinue reading “The Wild Reeds| Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]”