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Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Greek Theatre

October 18, 2023 Those who know me, know there are a few particular bands for which I have deep loyalty. Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, aka “JRAD", is at a high elevation on that list. I may have been a little late to this party some years…

Bluegrass Situation Dispatch – Photographs From the First Annual Los Angeles Folk Festival, Hosted By the Milk Carton Kids

October 13, 2023 The Bluegrass Situation recently tapped Jim Brock Photography for coverage of the first annual Los Angeles Folk Festival. Held at The Ford Amphitheatre, one of the gem venues of the city, Sunday featured the guitars and voices…
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Neil Young’s Solo Tour Finds the Eye of the Hurricane

This post also appears in MusicFestNews.com July 14, 2023 It’s good to remind ourselves we live in a world where Neil Young thrives. At 77 it’s not a matter of raging into that good night, he’s never gone quietly and never will,…
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THROUGH THE LENS: Everything Everywhere All at Once for Roots Music Fans at the 2023 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

May 17, 2023 I'm still drying out from the seven days of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in at least a few ways.  The 2023 edition really is best described as everything, everywhere, all at once for those who live for live…

Jim Brock Photography Exhibit at The Olympia Club to Run Through March

March 3, 2023 A retrospective of Jim Brock Photography will be on display at The Olympia Club, in Santa Monica through the month of March. The exhibit will cover Jim's love of jazz and blues, roots and Americana, legacy music festivals…
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Joni, Jazz Fest and the Continuing Journey – The Year in Review

December 20, 2022 What a difference a year makes, right? Some 12 months ago I wrote I don’t know jack and I still stand by that. Would stadium concerts rule (they did)? Would the world flock to music festivals in huge numbers (they did)?…

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