By Don Heckman It’s another hot week, with a lot of venues still in the midst of their Summer hiatuses. But there’s still some fine, selective music to hear. Los Angeles – July 29. (Tues.) Amanda McBroom and George Ball. Musical theatre and cabaret star Amanda McBroom and actor/singer George Ball present a program of… Read More Picks of the Week: July 29 – Aug. 3 in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C., New York City, London, Paris and Tokyo
By Don Heckman Los Angeles – Oct. 30. (Wed.) Amanda McBroom. The singer, actress and songwriter (“The Rose” is one of her songs) takes a break from her busy acting career to make a rare musical appearance in Los Angeles. Catalina Bar & Grill. (223) 466-2210. – Oct. 31. (Thurs.) Kate Reid and Larry Koonse… Read More Picks of the Week: Oct. 28 – Nov. 3
By Don Heckman Los Angeles – Oct. 4. (Tues.) Patti Lupone. The versatile, two-time Tony Award winning artist presents “Gypsy in My Soul,” a set of songs illuminating her life on and off stage. Royce Hall. (310) 825-2101. – Oct. 5 & 6. (Wed. & Thurs.) Further (Phil Lesh and Bob Weir) The spirit of… Read More Picks of the Week: Oct. 4 – 9
By Don Heckman Los Angeles – Nov. 2. (Mon.) Gianni Russo. Russo, who played the role of Carlo Rizzi in The Godfather, hosts an entertaining evening featuring his vocal versions of songs from the Italian crooner era, as well as a collection of his Il Padrino Wines. Vibrato Grill Jazz…etc. (310) 474-9400. – Nov. 4.… Read More Picks of the Week: Nov. 2 – 8.