| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:23 PM
A social gathering with serious national ramifications launched a campaign to end American dependence on fossil fuel. The Newport Coast residence of Yael and Eyal Aronoff welcomed significant participants in an organization called the Fuel Freedom...
| Jun 16, 2012
I'm preparing for another road trip, a journey from Central Florida to Key Largo: Alone again, naturally.
A few of my friends were worried about the unorthodox strategies I offered for coping with highway boredom in a recent column that included the idea...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Rebecca Gates found herself holding a bass guitar, an instrument that she can play in a pinch, at a 2006 recording session in New York with Willie Nelson.
“I was pretty intimidated,” she says with a laugh. “I know Ryan Adams, who was...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Into a live music scene already stuffed with clubs, City Winery promises something different: Music and food in a wine-country atmosphere.
But will it be enough to draw traffic from already well-trafficked clubs and restaurants within miles, if not a...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 5:11 PM
Louie Perez and David Hidalgo have been writing songs together for 40 years, providing the backbone for Los Lobos albums and a couple of Latin Playboy projects. Their tunes have been covered by artists ranging from Robert Plant and Pop Staples to Phish...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:41 PM
City Winery Chicago, a 300-capacity concert hall in the West Loop, will open Aug. 1 and announced a full slate of performers Tuesday for the 2012 season, including singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, gospel great Mavis Staples and jazz vocalist Kurt Elling....
| Oct 22, 2011
| 5:59 PM
Over the course of three hours of conversation at a roadside diner here called Pete's Henny Penny, Tom Waits, the singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, actor and note taker, will offer the following similes and metaphors, seemingly at random though...
| Jan 9, 2011
During his three decades at the helm of Social Distortion, singer, guitarist and songwriter Mike Ness has repeatedly turned to the rich vein of his own hardscrabble life as a hell-raising teen and then a heroin-addicted rock musician.
But in putting...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Robert Plant brings his Band of Joy to Greek Theatre in Los Angeles....
| May 11, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Rage Against The Machine, Kesha, Stevie Nicks and others top this week's list of upcoming shows across the Southland....
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:23 AM
Top five concerts of the coming week: 1. OWL CITY Owl City has been one of the biggest surprise hits of recent years. Despite a confusing name (it’s one guy, Adam Young) and simple synth-pop sound, his 2009 album “Ocean......