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  • Stagecoach expands to 3 days with Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert

     
    Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and Jason Aldean headline 2012 Stagecoach Festival in Indio. Stagecoach Festival will expand to three days next year....
  • Concert review: Dave Alvin at the Social

     
    There weren't many people in the crowd for Dave Alvin and the Guilty Ones on Thursday at the Social. That big line on the sidewalk along Orange Avenue was for the hip-hop collective Odd Future at the Beacham next door. To a lesser musician, the...
  • The week in Pop (& Hiss) and more

     
    Pop & Hiss strives to provide the best, most relevant and entertaining music coverage of the week. Hey, it's a goal, be nice. Sometimes we have some posts that hit the mark. Sometimes we don't and others do. Here's a......
  • Dave Alvin guests on FX's 'Justified' on Feb. 23, debuts new song

     
    The FX channel’s crime-drama series “Justified,” which just launched its second season and is airing Wednesday nights, is set in the coal-mining country of southeastern Kentucky. That gives it something of a “Coal Miner’s...
  • Album review: Exene Cervenka's 'The Excitement of Maybe'

     
    With her eclectic, thrift store-haunting style — part silent-era movie queen, part art-school urchin — Exene Cervenka has always been one to collage disparate eras and styles. Cervenka’s artwork — rooted in crafts and assemblage &#...
  • Dave Alvin receives pardon from Davis mayor, Blasters no longer banned from playing there

     
    Dave Alvin has been a member of two seminal bands, the Blasters and X, penned a rock anthem, "4th of July," traveled the world as an ambassador for the folk-blues-country amalgam known as roots music, and, over nearly three decades,......
  • Rosie Flores' Kickstarter campaign for new album from '50s rockabilly heroine Janis Martin* [Updated]

     
    Roots rocker Rosie Flores producing new album from 1950s rockabilly heroine Janis Martin....
  • Album Review: Dave Alvin's 'Eleven Eleven'

     
    Loss, its myriad manifestations and emotional after-effects form the heart of the latest from veteran singer-songwriter-guitarist Dave Alvin, who’s experienced plenty firsthand in recent years. The premature deaths of close friends and musical...
  • This week's on-sales: Bon Iver, Tori Amos, the Game and more

     
    Bon Iver, The Game, Bright Eyes and Tori Amos are among the artists with new shows in the Southland on sale this week....
  • Invasion of the singer-songwriters! Steve Forbert and Will Kimbrough to play separate October shows

    Invasion of the singer-songwriters! Steve Forbert and Will Kimbrough to play separate October shows
    Guitar-strumming troubadours aren't rare birds. They're commonly sighted across Hampton Roads. But two of them landing in the region this month stand out from the flock. Steve Forbert, the songwriter best known for his 1980 hit "Romeo's Tune," will...
  • In the Pipeline: Fallen Stars are rising

    In the Pipeline: Fallen Stars are rising
    Fresh back from seeing Huntington Beach's own Avenged Sevenfold and Brandon Saller play in the area last week, I was more than ready to dedicate a column to more local music news. Yes, this place is called Surf City, but let us not forget that this is...
  • Top weekend shows: Loretta Lynn, American Music Festival

    Top weekend shows: Loretta Lynn, American Music Festival
    Loretta Lynn: The 79-year-old country icon has never gone out of style with her no-guff attitude and classic songs such as “Fist City,” “Rated X” and “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” 5 p.m. Friday with Court Yard Hounds...