Lake Street Dive | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Lake Street Dive | Facebook | Twitter | Website INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE:  SETLIST (UNCONFIRMED): THOUGHTS:  Love, love, love the sound of this band! Knew absolutely nothing about them before stepping into the photo pit, but decided stay for their entire set and foregoContinue reading “Lake Street Dive | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]”

Nick Waterhouse | Ink-N-Iron | 6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

When retro-soul is done right, I love it. Last year, I was unable to catch Nick Waterhouse’s concert on the Santa Monica Pier. When I heard that he was scheduled to perform at Ink-N-Iron, I was thrilled. Some may argue that a “kid” in his mid-twenties, couldn’t possibly know about retro-soul. I’d have to disagreeContinue reading “Nick Waterhouse | Ink-N-Iron | 6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]”

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings | The Wiltern | 3/25/14

Sharon Jones. My, my, my … that woman is a force of nature. I’m a big fan of the classic R&B sound. There are a good number of male recording artists that I follow (i.e. Charles Bradley, Lee Fields, etc.), but there really is only one female R&B artist that really knocks it out ofContinue reading “Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings | The Wiltern | 3/25/14”

Snoopzilla and Dam Funk “7 Days Of Funk” Record Release Party | Los Angeles Exchange | 12/10/13

[Note: The video I took of the event is, unfortunately, unusable, so you’ll have to make do with video clips I found online.] Snoop’s record release parties are always a good time. There are always big names in the building, and a special performance set by Snoop of a mix of new tracks and classicContinue reading “Snoopzilla and Dam Funk “7 Days Of Funk” Record Release Party | Los Angeles Exchange | 12/10/13″

Lee Fields and the Expressions | The Beach Ball Festival: Soul Revue | September 21, 2013

Click here to check out the blog entries of the other acts I was able to catch (Myron & E, Maceo Parker, Allen Stone and Aloe Blacc) at The Beach Ball Festival: Soul Revue.   Lee Fields has been doing his thing for over 40 years, but I only got really familiar with his music thisContinue reading “Lee Fields and the Expressions | The Beach Ball Festival: Soul Revue | September 21, 2013”

Myron & E | The Beach Ball Festival: Soul Revue | September 21, 2013

Click here to check out the blog entries of the other acts I was able to catch (Lee Fields, Maceo Parker, Allen Stone and Aloe Blacc) at The Beach Ball Festival: Soul Revue. Myron & E are a soul duo based in the Bay Area. They are currently signed to one of my favorite independent labels,Continue reading “Myron & E | The Beach Ball Festival: Soul Revue | September 21, 2013”