PONO Music has gotten over $4,000,000 in pledges for their music player on Kickstarter.com in a week (their goal was $800,000 and they have 25 days to go). While the fact that Neil Young has been the force behind it […]
Wanda Jackson has had three major men in her life–Elvis, Jesus, and Jack White–well, four, counting her ever-loving husband, Wendell. You can’t really top that. More than fifty years ago, Elvis took country singing Jackson under his wing, taught her […]
Folk culture recently re-rooted itself in Los Angeles, breathing new life into what Gram Parsons called “cosmic American music.” LA Folk is traditional and experimental, acoustic and electronic, throwbacks and pioneers. What is folk and is it contagious? “True folk […]
Celebrating the emergence of new LA folk music with Linda Perhacs (public debut of new music & band), Mia Doi Todd, Les Shelleys, Ariana Delawari, LA Ladies Choir, He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister, Olentangy John, Henry Wolfe, Eagle Winged […]
Banjos and fiddles and washboards, oh my! The Old Time Social and Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest proved it’s hip to be square-dancing. Taking over some of the most unique dusty locales around, these two events brought together promising practitioners of […]
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