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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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Mod Sun | Sunset Strip Music Festival | 9/20/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At The Sunset Strip Music Festival, CLICK HERE! THE ACT: Mod Sun | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: Performing on the Murs curated hip-hop stage, was a rapper from Bloomington, MN named Mod Sun. When I did a little research to find out about him I read that his name was an acronym for “Movement On Dreams + Stand Under None” , and … Read More Mod Sun | Sunset Strip Music Festival | 9/20/14 [Photos]

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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 see him perform live, which I did HERE and HERE. The other performances … Read More Moses Sumney | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]

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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 audience that came to the Carousel Stage to watch them … Read More The Wild Reeds| Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]

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Fartbarf | Sunset Strip Music Festival | 9/20/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At The Sunset Strip Music Festival, CLICK HERE! THE ACT: Fartbarf | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: When I picked up my pass for the festival, I bumped into an old friend. I asked him if there were any bands I should check out. He suggested Fartbarf … what?!?! LOL. At first I thought he was kidding, but when … Read More Fartbarf | Sunset Strip Music Festival | 9/20/14 [Photos]

Houndmouth | 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: Houndmouth | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: The first band I was able to catch taking the main stage was Houndmouth; a band from New Albany, Indiana with a sound that’s a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll. Their tight harmonies sounded very polished over their textured music … Read More Houndmouth | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]

The Far West | 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 Far West | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: The first band that I saw at Way Over Yonder was The Far West. I got to the venue a little late due to the transportation issues, but from what I was able to hear, their music was a combination of Americana and … Read More The Far West | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/26/14 [Photos]

The Killing Lights | Sunset Strip Music Festival | 9/20/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At The Sunset Strip Music Festival, CLICK HERE! THE ACT: The Killing Lights | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: After picking up my photo pass for the festival, I made my way towards the festival grounds when I noticed an up-and coming artist whose music I had been listening too since an Instagram follower suggested I check her music out: Dorothy Martin of … Read More The Killing Lights | Sunset Strip Music Festival | 9/20/14 [Photos]

Rival Sons | The Observatory | 9/19/14 [Photos]

A few weeks ago, I was sitting in a club with a friend and we were talking about bad ass bands, and the name Rival Sons came up. I had never heard of the band previously, so I had I a lot of questions. Where are they from? What kind of music do they play? How many albums have they released? The only I … Read More Rival Sons | The Observatory | 9/19/14 [Photos]

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Charles Bradley | Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier 9/11/14 [Photos]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! Charles Bradley loves everybody. Charles Bradley loves you. Charles Bradley loves me. And you know what? I love Charles Bradley. I love his spirit. I love his passion. I love his music. I won’t wax poetic about how much I his music moves my soul (I’ve already done … Read More Charles Bradley | Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier 9/11/14 [Photos]

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King James & The Special Men | Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier 9/11/14 [Photos]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! I love New Orleans. I love its people. I love its food. I love its music. God damn, how I love its music. Blues, jazz, funk, dixieland … New Orleans has it all. On September 11, 2014, a bit of New Orleans came to the Santa Monica Pier. … Read More King James & The Special Men | Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier 9/11/14 [Photos]