Live Music: Steve Earl and Allison Moorer in a CAP UCLA Concert at Royce Hall

By Mike Finkelstein Last Saturday night, veteran folk singer Steve Earle and his wife Allison Moorer played a stripped down show in a CAP UCLA concert at Royce Hall.   They used a short rotation of his guitar, harmonica, and mandolin, with her guitar, accordion, and piano to give us all a reminder of how the… Read More Live Music: Steve Earl and Allison Moorer in a CAP UCLA Concert at Royce Hall

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Live Music: Arlo Guthrie in a UCLA LIVE concert at Royce Hall

By Mike Finkelstein On Friday night Arlo Guthrie and several more of his family and cohorts played to a nearly packed house in a UCLA Live event at Royce Hall. The largely gray-haired and gray-bearded crowd was treated to a quickly paced and warmly delivered show by a true hippie icon. Guthrie looked robust, in… Read More Live Music: Arlo Guthrie in a UCLA LIVE concert at Royce Hall

Picks of the Week: April 12 – 19

By Don Heckman Los Angeles – April 13 – 15. (Mon. – Wed.) Chris Potter’s Underground. Potter continues to successfully assert that there’s something to say on the post-Coltrane tenor saxophone. Jazz Bakery (310) 271-9039.  www.jazzbakery.com   – April 16. (Thurs.) Kendra Shank. Shank’s appropriately titled, ear-grabbing new album ‘’Mosaic” includes a selection of material… Read More Picks of the Week: April 12 – 19