For music fans, there's nothing better than seeing your favorite band or checking out an up-and-coming act in person. While the records serve as a tangible finished product that fans can jam on until eternity, the live show experience explains more about a band than their recorded work. With concert ... More >>
[Locals Only] The rock couple are more than just another boy-girl duo
On June 6, Chef Rick Bayless received from the Mexican government the Order of the Aztec Eagle, Insignia class (lower ranking reserved for non-royals and non-politicians) for his work in promoting Mexican cuisine in general, and Mexican haute cuisine, specifically, in his PBS television series Mexic ... More >>
Doheny State Beach
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music e ... More >>
This is for all you midnight tokers: Omega Events announced today that Gregg Allman and the Steve Miller Band are headlining the Doheny Blues Festival 2012 for the festival's 15th anniversary. The two blues legends epitomize the festival's roots, and it's extra exciting because Georgia nat ... More >>
City National Grove of Anaheim
Courtesy of Sanctuary RecordsRonnie James Dio, we thank you.With the news of the death of Teena Marie over the weekend, it seems 2010 still hasn't quite finished its toll yet. In 2010 we saw some truly tragic losses to the world of music--Lena Horne, Kate McGarrigle, Marvin Isley--but here's our ... More >>
Do you love Eric Clapton but hate concerts? You're in luck. "Eric Clapton Crossroads 2010" will broadcast the day-long Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010, a sold-out concert that took place in Chicago's Toyota Park on June 26.
Parker Macy and the blues
Buddy Guy: Giving it to you
John Mayalls not a bad poet, either
Joe Louis Walker makes you proud to be an American
Handicapping the Long Beach Blues Fest
And Roy Gaines munches T-Bone
Educate yourself with some Little Milton!
Buck Owens and B.B. King in the same week
Luther Allison smoked, died and bursts forth again on a live release
From Harman to T-Birds, Ramos swings
The Foothill's Steve Zepeda books 'a very David Lynch kind of place'
45 Months in the Life of a Register Rock Critic