Holiday parties, Randy Weeks visits and other Americana news!

By on December 6, 2011

Chris Morris’ Watusi Rodeo December playlist is up with some Holiday cheer!

Read my interview with Matt Ellis about his new record, “Births, Deaths & Marriages”:

You can vote for KCSN’s Best Albums of 2011! If they don’t have your favorite record on the list just write it in! (I’m writing in for Old Californio’s Sundrunk Angels…hint hint) Just go to the website:
1. enter your email address. 2) go down to the bottom and WRITE IN Old Californio Sundrunk Angels.

Visit LA Americana Music Magazine, Turnstyled Junkpiled, and read reviews of Hellbound Glory, Harmondale, Ryan Adams, Paladino, The Damngivers and more! Plus a feature on Matt Cartsonis and a new Pimp Podcast!

Monday, December 5th:
-Ronnie Mack’s Barndance @ Joe’s American Bar & Grill 8pm
Big Jay McNeely. Ronee Blakely, The Hollywood Combo, Mojo Monkeys, Bob Malone, Karen Nash and the Skinwalkers/ free with 2 drink minimum

-Mark Lennon/The Damngivers @ Molly Malones 9pm
575 South Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036

-Sugar in the Gourd @ The Cinema Bar 8pm
3967 Sepulveda Boulevard – Culver City, CA 90230

-Ladies Gun Club, Deep Dark Woods, Brian Wright @ Hotel Cafe
1623 N. Chuenga Blvd. LA 90028 8pm-LGC/9pm DDW/10pm BW

-Hot Club de LA/Frank Fairfield @ The Redwood 9:00
316 W. 2nd Street 90012
(Hot Club de LA is a gypsy style swing band w Bob Ricketts, Jesse Harris, Jim Doyle, Pete Kavanaugh and Carl Byron)

Tuesday, December 6th:
-Eagle Rock Gospel Singers @ The Echo 8pm
w/Josh Caterer, Garland 1822 Sunset Los Angeles, CA 90026

-Hot Club De LA @ The Cinema Bar 9pm
3967 N. Sepulveda in Culver City, CA

-The Sea & Cake @ The Troubadour 8pm
9081 Santa Monica Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069

Wednesday, December 7th:
-Matt Ellis plays Desert Nights @ The Cactus Room/Standard Hotel 7:30
Free/with Lesands and Ry Cuming
8300 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069

-Lukas Autry Nelson playing on Jimmy Kimmel…Tune in!

-Cliff Wagner/Peter Fahey @ the Cinema Bar 9pm
3967 N. Sepulveda in Culver City, CA

Thursday, December 8th:
-Elizabeth Cook At the Mint 7pm doors 8pm/with Tim Carrol $12 in advance/$15 DOS 6010 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90035

-Gal Holiday & The Honky Tonk Revue, Jimi Nelson & The Drifting Cowboys @ Viva Cantina 8pm 900 West Riverside Drive Burbank, CA 91506

-Will Ryan and The Cactus Cowboys @ The Coffee Gallery Backstage 8pm/$18
2029 North Lake Avenue Altadena, CA 91001;

-Slake After Dark–7pm
National Magazine Award winner Ben Ehrenreich will take to the ATX stage to read from and discuss his recently released Ether (City Lights) at the December installment of Slake after Dark.
After the reading and discussion, Spaceland Productions will present local bluegrass trio Triple Chicken Foot Atwater Crossing 3245 Casitas Ave. Atwater Village, 90039
RSVP for event:

-Brian Whelan, Matt Ellis and Geronimo Getty at 1642 in Echo Park
1642 West Temple Street Los Angeles, CA 90026

-The Black Tongued Bells @ The Hip Kitty 7pm
with Honeymoon Truckstop Located in the historic ‘Packing House’ district 502 W. First Street in Claremont, CA 91711 (30 minutes from downtown LA)

-Merle Jagger @ The Cinema Bar 9pm
3967 N. Sepulveda in Culver City, CA

Friday, December 9th:
-Kip Boardman, Eric Heywood, Jay Bellerose and Jen Condos @ Taix 10pm
Free/with special guest Vicki Hill of Hill and House
1911 Sunset in Echo Park

-Randy Weeks @ The Cinema Bar
3967 N. Sepulveda in Culver City, CA

-Jonathan Richman @ The Smell 9pm
247 South Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90013

-Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real @ The Malibu Inn
with Revoltaire, Oroborii, MK & The Gentlemen
22969 Pacific Coast Highway Malibu, CA 90265;

-Fareed Haque@ The Baked Potato 7:30
3787 Cahuenga Blvd West. Studio City, CA 91604

-Ha Ha Tonka @ The Bootleg 9pm
with Someone Still Loves yOU Boris Yeltsin, Letting Up Despite Great Faults
2220 Beverly Blvd. Silverlake, CA

-James Intveld @ Harvelle’s in Long Beach
201 E. Broadway Long Beach, CA 90802

-Paladino @ First and Hope (downtown LA) 9pm
710 West 1st Street Los Angeles, CA 90012

3245 Casitas Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90039
December 9,10,11,16,17, & 18
The Taking of Xmas 1-2-3
(A Humorous Holiday Puppet Show Musical)
STARRING: The Dinglebell Hollies/Sparkleblob Puppeteers
OPENING NIGHT! Friday December 9th – 8 and 9:30pm
Saturday December 10th – 7pm and 9:30pm
Sunday December 11th – 2pm** and 7pm
Friday December 16th 8 and 9:30pm
Saturday December 17th 7 and 9:30pm
Sunday December 18th 2pm** and 7pm
General Admission: $17.00/Seniors: $14.00/Students: $12.00
Under 12: $12.00**/Under 3: FREE**
** Sunday matinees are children & family friendly!
Tickets on sale now at Brown Paper Tickets!

Saturday, December 10th:
-Wreck n’ Sow @ Mother’s Tavern 3pm-7pm
16701 Pacific Coast Highway, Sunset Beach, California

-The Aimee Mann Christmas Show @ The Wiltern 8pm
3790 Wilshire Blvd. LA CA 90010
with: Michael Penn, Paul F. Tompkins, Tim Heidecker, Nellie McKay

-Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, The Watson Twins, The Soft White Sixties @ The Bootleg Theatre 9pm 2220 Beverly Blvd. Silverlake, CA

-James Intveld/Bobby Bluehouse @ Arcadia Blues Club 8pm
16 East Huntington Drive Arcadia, CA 91006

-Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys @ Boulevard Music 8pm
4316 S Sepulveda Blvd Culver City, CA 90230

-Jackshit @ McCabe’s Guitar Shop 8pm
3101 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica, CA 90405

-Lisa Finnie @ Cafe 322 5pm 322 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Sierra Madre, CA 9102

-Randy Weeks @ The Cinema Bar 10pm
3967 N. Sepulveda in Culver City, CA

-•6th Annual HonkyTonk Christmas Show 
Saturday, December 10th at 7PM $10 21+ 
Benefittin g the Boys & Girls Club of Long Beach 
The Blue Cafe on 217 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA
Featuring Willie Cash & the Cashiers, West of Texas, Paperplanes, The Freight Shakers, DJ Hillbilly Jeff, very special guests Jesse Harris, Rich McCulley, Kern Richards, and more! 
Of course we’ll have 80 Proof Santa & the Sexy Elves there, thousands of dollars worth of raffle prizes, photos with 80 Proof Santa and much much more. Invite some Friends and come on down!
Soundcloud link:

-It’s the 2nd Annual Very Outpost Holiday Hoopla and Yardsports Goofaround!@Echo Country Outpost 4pm-11:30pm 1770 Glendale Blvd. Edendale, CA 90026
GET YOUR TICKETS (and help us)…
Food, Drink, Music, Family, Spirited Games! With: Jenny Luna & The Moondogs, Matt Van Winkle Band, Olentangy John, Matt Taylor & His Laurels, Tommy Santee Klaws, RT N’ The 44’s, The Driftwood Singers

-5th Annual Tribute to Nicolette Larson (1952-1997) Benefitting Nicolette Larson Pediatric Endowment @ Mattel Children’s Hospital-UCLA
with special guest: Elsie May Larson-Kunkel @ The Talking Stick
1411 Lincoln Boulevard Venice, CA 90291

Sunday, December 11th:
-Randy Weeks @ The Cinema Bar 10pm
3967 N. Sepulveda in Culver City, CA

-Annual Holiday Show @ McCabes Guitar Shop 7pm Free;

Monday, December 12th:
-Patty Blee, Amilia K. Spicer and Bliss Bowen @ The Cinema Bar 8:30
3967 N. Sepulveda in Culver City, CA

Tuesday, December 13th:
Patty Blee & friends (with Bliss Bowen) @ Genghis Cohen 8pm
740 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90046

-Ryder Gauteraux @ Ranch n’ Roll for a trunk show!
Ryder Gauteraux is a custom cowboy boot maker who will have a trunk show 12-6 on Sunday dec 11th
he also makes bags and belts! 5106 Fountain Hollywood Ca 90029

-Renegade Craft Fair @ Los Angeles State Historic Park
December 10th & 11th from 10am-5pm/ free to attend over 200 artists!

-Artisanal LA Hliday Pop-up shop @ The Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena ONE DAY ONLY! Sunday, December 11th 10am-6pm
145 N. Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91103
$5/50 vendors with demos and worshops/organic spirit and craft beer tasting

Keep your eye out for Ronnie Mack’s 24th Anniversary party on Monday, January 2nd! with: Billy Vera, Dave & Deke Combo, Kim Lenz, James Intveld, Eddie Nichols, Rosie Flores, Ray Campi, Rip Masters, Merle Jagger, Karling Abbeygate, The Sidewynders, The Groovy Rednecks, Rich Shea, Kathy Robertson, Jeffrey Michaels, Maureena &the Maniac Cadillac Band!


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.