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May 23


 

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  • TEN QUESTIONS FOR... The Greencards

    If you missed The Greencards show at The Mint last week, then you missed one of the most intimate and scintillating live performances in Los Angeles so far this summer.  This Nashville-based quartet, led by Aussie ex-pats Carol Young and Kym Warner, take the audience on a rollicking 90 ...

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  • TEN QUESTIONS FOR... Sierra Hull & Highway 111

    Anyone who has any kind of pulse on the modern bluegrass scene has heard the name Sierra Hull mentioned more than a few times over the past ten years, which amazingly is over half her lifetime.  This mandolin-playing wonder started when she was just seven years old, and at 11 was ...

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  • HAPPY WEEKEND: June Gloom

    Happy Weekend

    Yes.  The gloom has once again descended upon Los Angeles, and for those of us on the westside in particular, hasn't left since the month began.  Some days, you need some appropriately mellow/gloomy music to accompany a mellow/gloomy day (see Laura Marling, Hem, The Civil ...

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  • TEN QUESTIONS FOR... American Primitive

    Zack, Chris, Sasha, and Paul are not always this serious.  So a few weeks ago, just as the site was really getting up and running, I received an email from a guy asking me to check out his bluegrass band, who would conveniently be playing around the corner from me at Bigfoot West in ...

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  • HAPPY WEEKEND: Festivals Galore

    Happy Weekend

    This is a major weekend for a lot of festivals, especially around the SoCal region-- Grass Valley, Huck Finn, and of course, the epic Telluride Bluegrass Fest in Colorado (oh how I wish I could be there right now!).  I'm headed to Live Oak Music Fest in Santa Barbara this weekend to see ...

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