Monthly Archives: March 2012

St. Patrick’s Day

Here are some memorable Irish tunes (well, it’s actually just one).  Pick up a pint, some tissue to wipe those tears away and enjoy! I’ll finish it up with a scene from “Straight To Hell”.  This is the lovely Cait O’Riordan. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with […]

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Weekend In LA

Well it’s not exactly SXSW but it’s a start.  Internet radio station Moheak got a great idea to host a LAXLA music event at The Satellite.  $10 gets you a 4-day pass.  There are still 2 days left.  Click on the photo to get all the information. If Broadway worked for The Who’s Tommy why […]

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Streaming SXSW

So you’re not in Austin for SXSW, no big deal, you’re still by your computer. Most of the action can be found on the SXSW website It’s only the tip of the iceberg, but it’ll be good to sit by your desk, open up a Shiner and enjoy the music. NPR Music Presents SXSW Showcase […]

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New Music Tuesday

Are you ready for a new invasion of five beautiful boys singing light as a feather melodies and impeccably groomed hair?  Well get ready for One Direction?  This is a Simon Cowell creation.  They five boys auditioned separately for the Brit version of the X-Factor but Simon apparently saw that if the boys combined their singing/grooming […]

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Concert Tickets

Summer is coming and that means concerts and that means expenses.  Artists like Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay are playing the hockey arenas this year and it’s getting harder than ever for a fan to get a ticket at face value.  As you know, there are more places than ever to find tickets with what […]

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Free Music Friday

I don’t know about your Facebook feed but when it’s not filled with political rhetoric from both sides of the spectrum, it’s filled with invitations to everyone’s South By Southwest (SXSW) party.  I get it.  It’s a super party filled with practically every artist you will hear in the next year.  Most of us (myself […]

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Weekend in LA

Three unique personalities are visiting Los Angeles this weekend and it might be fun to check in to see what they’re up to. When Nellie McKay first hit with her album “Get Away From Me” (a play on Norah Jones “Come Away With Me”) she was compared to Doris Day…if she had a mouth like […]

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Your Alternate Coachella Festival

Coachella is sold out for both weekends (April 13-15 and April 20-22) but what are the bands going to do in between the shows if they can’t play in LA (The promoter Goldenvoice, stipulates that artists can’t play in the Los Angeles area during this time)?  The answer is play more shows just outside of  the […]

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New Music Tuesday

In case you did not know, Bruce Springsteen has a new album out I’ve been knockin’ on the door that holds the throne I’ve been lookin’ for the map that leads me home I’ve been stumblin’ on good hearts turned to stone The road of good intentions has gone dry as bone While not as […]

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Ronnie Montrose

Ronnie Montrose was working on his first album when a call to the big leagues, a chance to work with Van Morrison jettisoned that plan.   You can hear the results on Van Morrison’s “Tupelo Honey“.  It also resulted in a Top 40 classic hit. After his stint with Van Morrison, Ronnie joined the Edgar Winter […]

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