21 days ago | live review
Dead & Co Hollywood Bowl 5/31/2017 A word to the wise attending night two of Dead & Co. tonight at Hollywood Bowl: Be prompt! Bobby Weir and the boys start no later than 7:15 p.m. It always takes longer than you think to park in Hollywood....
2 months ago | Coachella
Who's getting fucked-up at Coachella this year? You are! I see you. Party with Molly and Mary Jane—that's all well and good—but what if you want to get fucked-up like they did in the 1970s? You know, Cheech and Chong-style, with some panache and v...
9 months ago | live review
DJ Shadow Teragram Ballroom 9/29/2016 “My hat says San Francisco but we can all be friends tonight.” Damn, dude... Pretty bold words for a late-September evening in the heart of Los Angeles, smack dab in the newly gentrified downtown area west of ...
11 months ago | live review
A phunny thing happened on the way to the Phorum last night. Sorry, let’s start that again. Unless you’re local head from Inglewood, and given the Phish demographic and that of the city, odds are you’re coming from somewhere else. A Friday night F...
12 months ago | Damn, we're getting old
Did you think that parenthood means you have to stop going out for the sole purpose of drinking? That kind of defeatist attitude is for amateurs. Getting a babysitter increases the cost of drinking 50-85% on average in Orange County. That’s a made...
1 year ago | Concerts
Back when massive instrumental chops sold a lot of records, jazz fusion guys like Al Di Meola were rock stars. In the mid-’70s Di Meola burst onto the scene as a 19-year-old guitar prodigy with Return to Forever, a band led by Miles Davis-alum Chi...