REVIEW+PHOTOS: BJ The Chicago Kid | “Generations of Soul” | Mack Sennett Studios | 4/2/15

E&J Brandy is America’s most awarded brandy. Celebrating their 40th anniversary, they’ve embarked on a “Generations of Soul” campaign featuring the musical talents of Raphael Saadiq, BJ the Chicago Kid and Lee Fields. We were able to attend their private concert at Mack Sennett Studios on 4/2/15 and BJ The Chicago Kid gave a performanceContinue reading “REVIEW+PHOTOS: BJ The Chicago Kid | “Generations of Soul” | Mack Sennett Studios | 4/2/15″

REVIEW+PHOTOS: Lee Fields | “Generations of Soul” | Mack Sennett Studios | 4/2/15

E&J Brandy is America’s most awarded brandy. Celebrating their 40the anniversary, they’ve embarked on a “Generations of Soul” campaign featuring the musical talents of Raphael Saadiq, BJ the Chicago Kid and Lee Fields. We were able to attend their private concert at Mack Sennett Studios on 4/2/15 and Lee Fields gave a stellar and intimateContinue reading “REVIEW+PHOTOS: Lee Fields | “Generations of Soul” | Mack Sennett Studios | 4/2/15″

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

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 bitContinue reading “King James & The Special Men | Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier 9/11/14 [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]”

Yancy Deron, Yung Miss & Quiz | The Virgil | 1/22/14

Opening for Terrace Martin at the Virgil, were three acts: Quiz, Yung Miss and Yancy Deron. Each held their own, performing their sets admirably and with good energy, positively setting the table and mood for the evening’s headliner.  Below are video clips of their performances and a slideshow with some pictures from the evening. I wasContinue reading “Yancy Deron, Yung Miss & Quiz | The Virgil | 1/22/14”