Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Fonda Theatre 6/3/13 Better than: Arena-style Tom Petty When a performer says he's playing deep cuts and rarities, that can cause trepidation. Best case scenario, you get to geek out to songs you never thought you'd hear live. Worst case, you get a bunch of crap tha ... More >>
Also, Kristeen Young, Diego Garcia, the Human League and others
WHO: The L.A. Bluegrass Situation with the Watkins Family Hour WHERE: Largo WHEN: 4/28/11 The sounds of old-time Appalachian music were audible even before the audience entered Largo's sold-out Coronet Theater, as a crew of bluegrass musicians strummed, plucked and fiddled an impromptu aco ... More >>
Butch HoganLongtime drummer for Rilo Kiley and frequent time-keeper to various Conor Oberst-led outfits, Jason Boesel, is releasing his debut solo album next Tuesday, but music fans can hear four songs from Hustler's Son right now. The first three -- "French Kissing," "Black Waves," and "Ne ... More >>
Harper Simon Record Release at the Echo Tonight
Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet On Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs' new Under the Covers 2, the pair tackle classic 1970s rock tunes by, among others, Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty, Grateful Dead, Carly Simon and, in a daring maneuver, prog rock band Yes ("I've Seen All Good People"). The pair gig the Gra ... More >>
Also, Amadou & Mariam,The Pains of Being Pure, Jason Collett, The Smithereens, and others.
When the music was fast, and the players anonymous