Live Music: Hot Tuna at McCabe’s

By Mike Finkelstein Santa Monica, CA.  On Sunday night, in the second of two well-placed shows at McCabe’s, Hot Tuna gave a clinic in acoustic ensemble playing. Featuring founding Tuna members Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen, along with their now longtime mandolin collaborator Barry Mitterhoff, the group romped smoothly through a 90 minute set drawing… Read More Live Music: Hot Tuna at McCabe’s

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Live Pop Music: Terry Reid at McCabe’s Guitar Shop

By Mike Finkelstein On Friday night veteran rock singer and guitarist Terry Reid performed a very relaxed and intimate solo set of his songs at McCabe’s Guitar shop.    Throughout the performance he wove together a tapestry of friendly audience banter and stories of his past with his music.   One really could not have asked for… Read More Live Pop Music: Terry Reid at McCabe’s Guitar Shop

Live Pop Music: Susan Werner at McCabe’s

By Devon Wendell Pianist/guitarist/singer/songwriter Susan Werner is known for fusing torch songs, cabaret, rock/folk hits, gospel, country, classical, and jazz influences together with adventure and humor.  And all those elements were present at McCabe’s Sunday night in a performance that flowed naturally with warmth and razor sharp wit.  The two lengthy sets, accompanied by Trina Hamlin and Julia Biber, were composed… Read More Live Pop Music: Susan Werner at McCabe’s