Picks of the Week: June 24 – 29

By Don Heckman Summer has arrived, with all its distractions, and many of the music venues — in the U.S., Europe and beyond — are either closed or booking with reduced schedules.  But there’s still good music to be heard. Los Angeles – June 25. (Wed.) Annie Trousseau. Multi-lingual singer Trousseau is described in her… Read More Picks of the Week: June 24 – 29

Advertisement

Picks of the Week: Sept. 25 – 30

By Don Heckman  Los Angeles – Sept. 25. (Tues.)  John Pisano’s Guitar Night.  It’s an all-star congregation, with John Pisano celebrating the 15th anniversary of his always-entertaining Guitar Nights. Expect to see and hear a stage full of the Southland’s finest 6-stringers.  Lucy’s 51.    (818) 763-5200. – Sept. 27. (Thurs.)  The Los Angeles Philharmonic. … Read More Picks of the Week: Sept. 25 – 30

Live Pop: Rickie Lee Jones at the Santa Monica Pier

By Michael Katz For all those residents of the beach communities looking for an antidote to the seemingly endless shroud of fog that has enveloped the coastline this summer, Rickie Lee Jones couldn’t have been more welcome.  The Duchess of Coolsville warmed up an adoring audience gathered at the Santa Monica Pier Thursday night for… Read More Live Pop: Rickie Lee Jones at the Santa Monica Pier