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April 20

As the story on Wikipedia goes: In 1971, a group of people in San Rafael, California, calling themselves the Waldos because “their chosen hang-out spot was a wall outside the school”, made a plan to search for an abandoned cannabis crop. The Waldos designated the Louis Pasteur statue on the grounds of San Rafael High […]

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AARP member music venue

When the Saturday Night Live character, Stefon turns 50, I can imagine him raving about the Saban Theatre.   “Beverly Hills hottest club has everything, (insert Yelp reviews), “classic, old-school movie palace”, ” bartenders that make up their own drink prices” “bathroom on the first floor that only allows one person a a time”That guy from Chicago, […]

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New Music Tuesday

It may be new music Tuesday but today we salute an old piece of music that came out 50 years ago.  In 1964, Johnny Cash release the album  “Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian“. It’s a concept album focusing on the mistreatment and marginalization of the Native American people throughout the history of the United […]

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Country and Rock Halls

Garth Brooks was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame and I realized that despite the huge influence that country has on rock music it is barely a footnote in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.  Jimmie Rogers and Jerry Lee Lewis were inducted in 1986. Hank Williams was inducted at the event in […]

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Weekend In LA

Good news.  Music icons are coming to LA this weekend.  Bad news.  Both shows are on Saturday.   Good news.  Either show you go to will be a winner. This Saturday night legendary slide guitar player Bonnie Raitt  plays at The Greek Theatre (I hear she was a pretty good voice too). Legendary gospel singer […]

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Weekend In LA

Do you have $20?  If so, you can find some great music this weekend. In case you’ve got unlimited time, a love of indie music and patience for hipsters, this weekend is made especially for you. The Culture Collide Festival is  four days of music planned throughout the Echo Park area.  A pretty amazing deal […]

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