Tag: Country

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 of America’s best songwriters, it goes without saying that when … Read More 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 performed American roots music with a passionate intensity that had … Read More Joe Fletcher | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]

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Wynonna Judd | KCRW’s “Country In The City” | 8/2/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

CLICK HERE To Check Out The Blog Entries Of The Other Acts Performing At KCRW’s “Country In the City” Concert Series   Closing KCRW’s final, concert of the County In The City concert series, inspired by The Annenberg Space for Photography’s newest exhibit,“Country: Portraits of an American Sound,” was one of the most popular and revered female country artists of her, and perhaps all, time: Wynonna Judd. … Read More Wynonna Judd | KCRW’s “Country In The City” | 8/2/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

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Nikki Lane | KCRW’s “Country In The City” | 8/2/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

CLICK HERE To Check Out The Blog Entries Of The Other Acts Performing At KCRW’s “Country In the City” Concert Series Opening for Wynonna Judd at the third, and final, concert of the County In The City concert series, inspired by The Annenberg Space for Photography’s newest exhibit,“Country: Portraits of an American Sound,” was Nikki Lane. Originally from Greenville, South Carolina, Nikki spent part of life in Los … Read More Nikki Lane | KCRW’s “Country In The City” | 8/2/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

Free Concert Alert | Nikki Lane & Wynonna and the Big Noise | KCRW’s “Country In The City” Concert Series | 8/2/14 [Preview]

CLICK HERE To Check Out The Blog Entries Of The Other Acts Performing At KCRW’s “Country In the City” Concert Series KCRW returns to Century Park in Century City this summer for FREE all-ages outdoor concerts inspired by theAnnenberg Space for Photography’s newest exhibit,“Country: Portraits of an American Sound,“ which will be on display through September 28th, 2014. You can RSVP for the shows on the KCRW website. CLICK HERE to … Read More Free Concert Alert | Nikki Lane & Wynonna and the Big Noise | KCRW’s “Country In The City” Concert Series | 8/2/14 [Preview]

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Shelby Lynne | KCRW’s “Country In The City” | 7/26/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

CLICK HERE To Check Out The Blog Entries Of The Other Acts Performing At KCRW’s “Country In the City” Concert Series Headlining the second concert of the County In The City concert series, inspired by The Annenberg Space for Photography’s newest exhibit, “Country: Portraits of an American Sound,” was Grammy Award winning, country recording artist Shelby Lynne. I found out about her and her music when she gave her … Read More Shelby Lynne | KCRW’s “Country In The City” | 7/26/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

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Free Concert Alert | Jamestown Revival & Shelby Lynne | KCRW’s “Country In The City” Concert Series | 7/26/14 [Preview]

CLICK HERE To Check Out The Blog Entries Of The Other Acts Performing At KCRW’s “Country In the City” Concert Series KCRW returns to Century Park in Century City this summer for FREE all-ages outdoor concerts inspired by theAnnenberg Space for Photography’s newest exhibit,“Country: Portraits of an American Sound,“ which will be on display through September 28th, 2014. You can RSVP for the shows on the KCRW website. CLICK HERE to … Read More Free Concert Alert | Jamestown Revival & Shelby Lynne | KCRW’s “Country In The City” Concert Series | 7/26/14 [Preview]

Merle Haggard | Ink-N-Iron | 6/6/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

CLICK HERE TO SEE OTHER ACTS I WAS ABLE TO CATCH AT INK-N-IRON Merle Ronald Haggard revolutionized country music when he and his band, The Strangers, developed the Bakersfield Sound in the 1950s; a style of country music that was born in Bakersfield, California. Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1994, he has continued to record and release music since, and … Read More Merle Haggard | Ink-N-Iron | 6/6/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

Wanda Jackson | Ink-N-Iron | 6/6/14 [PHOTOS]

CLICK HERE TO SEE OTHER ACTS I WAS ABLE TO CATCH AT INK-N-IRON Wanda Lavonne Jackson is known to many as the “Queen of Rockabilly” or the “First Lady of Rockabilly”. An accomplished singer, songwriter, pianist and guitarist, the success that she had during the 50s and 60s paved the way not only for women, but also for rock and roll and country music … Read More Wanda Jackson | Ink-N-Iron | 6/6/14 [PHOTOS]

Ray Campi | Ink-N-Iron | 6/6/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

  CLICK HERE TO SEE OTHER ACTS I WAS ABLE TO CATCH AT INK-N-IRON Ray Campi is often called The King of Rockabilly. At 80 years old, at Ink-N-Iron, he proved it. Ray’s legacy in music started in 1944 and has touched numerous genres. From folk to country to rock and roll, Ray has had his trademark double bass sound immortalized on recordings with … Read More Ray Campi | Ink-N-Iron | 6/6/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Though Song

On January 15th, 1929, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born. He was an American pastor, activist and humanitarian who helped advance the case of civil rights for all. I thought I would share with you a couple of my favorite songs that pay tribute to, or was inspired by, Dr. King. I hope you enjoy. In no particular order: “Why? (The King Of Love … Read More Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Though Song