GRAND OLE ECHO and Twangin’ around Town

Go Go’ers, if the cold and rain has settled in your very bones, you’ll need more than a couple of high-temp ray days to recover your git-up-and-go.  Luckily, Grand Ole Echo, L.A.’s premier, down home, jump-for-joy returns this Sunday to warm you up no matter what the weather (though it looks like sunny skies all weekend long!) Queen…

Blue jean summer: heartland music for hipsters

If last weekend’s Roots Roadhouse left you jonesing for more blues, alt country, and Americana (or if, sadly, you missed the swell shindig thrown by Grand Ole Echo promoter Kim Grant), check out these off-the-beaten-track venues where the artists/songwriters sing songs of  big lives lived small on back roads and in bypassed towns. On August 4th, …

St. Patrick’s Day: Three Alternatives to Green Beer

Ms. Go Go loves a good pub crawl but the green hats and shamrock decor?   Not so much…. If you want to get out on March 17th but avoid the St. Patrick’s Day cliches, check out the following three events:   IRISH, DRINKS, ROWDINESS, CROWDS Even though Ms. Go Go eschews funny hats, in this offering they’re on the big screen…