Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsCan it get any more real that Sharon Jones? Well, it can't get any more heartwarming.
The leading lady of the Dap-Kings is, after all, a rising star at 54, having shucked the uniforms of her previous careers (corrections officer at Rikers Island, and armor truck g ... More >>
It's been a busy year for Liz McGrath. In addition to working as a successful artist, her band, Miss Derringer, has released an album, toured and spent last weekend working on a video. Despite the buzz that the band has earned this year, this weekend, the focus will be on McGrath's whimsical sculptu ... More >>
Debating on whether to hoof it for day two of Sunset Junction? Here's some incentive. But here's some advice. If you're going for the music, PRINT OUT A SCHEDULE. For some mysterious reason, there are no band schedules this year, and apparently none of the workers know who's playing when. So make su ... More >>
After several years of tension between the Sunset Junction Neighborhood Alliance, Silver Lake residents and business owners came to a head in recent months, it looked as though the annual Sunset Junction Street Fair was about to head a dead end. But the tide is changing in the community and ... More >>
Miss Derringer is a band with a story, a woman named for a gun who lives on the outskirts of the law, each song revealing another layer of heartache and conflict. On Winter Hill, LA-based group's latest disc, released today, Miss Derringer is caught in the midst of the Boston Irish mob wars of the ... More >>
It's hard not to love Liz McGrath. There's the art, the music she make with her band Miss Derringer, heck, the very building that she lives in is so cool it got its own cover story in LA Weekly earlier this year (with Liz on the cover naturally.)
But tonight, it's (mostly) about the art. More ... More >>