Who doesn’t love Los Angeles in January/ Music news and more!

By on January 11, 2012

Ahhh…Los Angeles in January! Who isn’t envious of us at this time of the year? Another reason to love Los Angeles is the hip-happening American roots music scene this city has going on! Take a gander!


***Proud to announce that thanks to roots music friend, Matt Farber, The LA roots music blog Southland Serenade has a whole new look! For any writers out there, Southland Serenade is looking for help if you feel like donating a few hours a month!
And for a much more in-depth music calendar, visit Bliss Bowen’s edition:

***Ernest Troost officially releases Ernest Troost Live at McCabe’s this Tuesday, January 10th. Ernest celebrated with a live show at McCabes this past Friday. As a preview,Terry Paul Roland did and interview with Ernest and you can see it on the Folkworks site: www.folkworks.org/index.php
You can also read the live review of Ernest’s performance at McCabe’s last Friday night, written by Michele McManmon of the LA Examiner:

***Americana Matinee has been moved up an hour starting next week- 9 am to noon Sundays.
KCSN 88.5 FM/HD1 – The Music You Want

***Welcome the New Year with Madame Pamita!
January Special – Free Pendulum Reading
Book any reading in January and mention the “January Special” to get 3 additional questions answered by divination pendulum at the conclusion of your reading. Normally $25, for the month of January, this 3 question reading is free with any other reading.

Are you faced with a challenging decision or need more information before you can move forward? The pendulum reading answers any “Yes-No” question but also can look at the underlying energies that can activate the outcome that you desire. A pendulum reading is perfect for questions regarding timing, location, health and to ascertain the vibration of yourself or another. www.madamepamita.com

Monday, January 9th:

–The Get Down Boys @ Falls Lounge 9pm
626 So. Spring St. Los Angeles CA www.thefallslounge.com/

–Hot Club de LA @ The Redwood 9pm/ free
Hot Club de LA is a gypsy style swing band (think Django Reinhardt) w Bob Ricketts,Jesse Harris, Jim Doyle, Pete Kavanaugh, Cliff Wagner and Carl Byron 316 W. 2nd street downtown LA

Tuesday, January 10th:

–Return of Adam’s 70’s show @ The Cinema Bar
3967 N. Sepulveda in Culver City, CA 9pm free
with: Dan Janisch/ Grant Langston/ Kip Boardman/Rob Z/Norm Kelsey
Carl Byron/Jenn Gibbons/Robert Black/Deb Tala/Tom Bishel/Anna Maria Rosales
David Kaufman/Andee Nunn/Rachel Wolfe/Jaimi Shuey and more TBA!

–Olin & The Moon + Maxim Ludwig & The Santa Fe Seven January Residency @ The Echo Lineup for 1/10: 8: Flora and Fauna/9: Maxim Ludwig & the Santa Fe Seven/ 10: Olin & The Moon/ 11: Paulie PeshPatio: Jeff Crosby (in between sets acoustic) 1822 Sunset in Echo Park/ FREE

–The Jim Doyle Band (Jim Doyle, Jesse Harris, Peter Kavanugh and Ken Ackerman) @ The Prince of Whales 9:30 335 Culver Blvd Playa Del Rey, CA 90293 (310) 823-9826

–Pisces and Little Red Lung (with Charlene Huang on violin) @ Hotel Cafe 9pm 1623 N. Chuenga Blvd. LA 90028 hotelcafe.com/

— Wreck N Sow @ the Pike Bar in Long Beach, 8:30 pm. www.pikelongbeach.com
1836 East 4th Street Long Beach, CA 90802

–Book release party for Susan Sherman’s “The Little Russian” @ Stories Books and Cafe 7pm 1716 West Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90026 www.storiesla.com/

Wednesday, January 11th:
–Brad Colerick’s Wine and Song @ Firefly Bistro 7pm/ Free but bring mondy for the tip jar! with – Stephanie Bettman/Luke Halpin and Nancy & Phil
@ Firefly Bistro 1009 El Centro Street South Pasadena, CA 91030

–Michael Ulbadini & The Lonesome Playboys @ The Cinema Bar 9pm
3967 N. Sepulveda in Culver City, CA free/tip jar

Thursday, January 12th:

–Brian Spence & the Transcendent Hula Hoop @ TRIP 9-10 pm/free
with — John Schreffler Jr., John Byrd, Jimmy Harrison, Andee Nunn, Steve Seifert and Jake Newkirk 2101 Lincoln Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405

–The Milk Carton Kids @ Largo at the Coronet
366 North La Cienega Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90048 http://kgmusicpress.com/l/hcejbh/9410896;http://www.largo-la.com (310) 855-0350

–The Tyde, Cosmonauts, Tomorrows Tulips, Salsa Chips @ Alex’s Bar
2913 East Anaheim Street Long Beach, CA 90804-3721
(562) 434-8292 http://kgmusicpress.com/l/hi162l/9410896;http://alexsbar.com/

–Wreck & Sow @ Cafe 322 8pm
322 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Sierra Madre, CA 9102
cafe322.com/ 626-836-5414

–John York’s ‘Byrds and Beyond @ The Coffee Gallery Backstage 8pm/$20
2029 North Lake Avenue Altadena, CA 91001

–Leslie Stevens & John Meeks @ Harvard & Stone 9pm
5221 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 466-6061

–NOFX, Old Man Markely @ House of Blues Anaheim 7:30/ $27.50
tix: http://kgmusicpress.com/l/wzan3j/9410896;http://www.houseofblues.com/tickets/eventdetail.php?eventid=71736
1530 Disneyland Drive Anaheim, CA 92802 (714) 778-2583

–Paul Cotton (Poco) @ The Canyon Club 8pm $20
with Johnny Relic 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills, CA 91301 canyonclub.net/ 818-879-5016

–Bay Area Roots Rockers, New American Farmers will be providing a concert via the internet 7pm to purchase ‘pay what you can’ tickets:

–The Two Man Gentlemen Band and The Dirt Daubers @ Pappy & Harriets 7pm/$10 53688 Pioneertown Rd. Pioneertown, CA http://kgmusicpress.com/l/5r9q3r/9410896;http://www.pappyandharriets.com/

Friday, January 13th:

–Albert Lee @ McCabe’s 10 pm/ $22.50. 8 pm show sold out!

–Fela on Tour @ The Troubadour 9pm Adv tix are $18 / Day of Show are $20
9081 Santa Monica Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069

–The Claremont Voodoo Society @ The Press 10pm
129 Harvard Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711 http://kgmusicpress.com/l/l31xdk/9410896;http://www.thepressrestaurant.com

–Old Californio @ O’Briens Pub 10 pm
2941 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 396-4725

–RT & The 44’s @ The Pike 10pm
1836 East 4th Street Long Beach, CA 90802

–Paul Chesne @ Brennen’s Pub 9pm
4089 Lincoln Blvd Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Venice (310) 821-6622 www.brennanspub-la.com

–Cliff Wagner and the Old #7’s @ The Cinema Bar 9pm
3967 N. Sepulveda in Culver City, CA

–The Jim Doyle Band (Jim Doyle, Jesse Harris, Peter Kavanugh and Ken Ackerman) @ The Prince of Whales 9:30 335 Culver Blvd Playa Del Rey, CA 90293 (310) 823-9826

Saturday, January 14th:

–Happy Hour Blues w/Lisa Finnie’s Muse @ Cafe 322 i, 5-7 pm.
Then: Lightnin’ Willie & the Poor Boys 8:30-11 pm. Free
322 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Sierra Madre, CA 9102
cafe322.com/ 626-836-5414

–The Ranch Party @ EB’s Wine Bar in the Farmer’s Market
Patrolled by Radar/The Baron Sisters 7pm/free/all ages
6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA

–NOFX Lagwagon, Old Man Markely @ House of Blues Sunset Strip 8pm/ $28
tix: http://kgmusicpress.com/l/w6zjhz/9410896;http://www.houseofblues.com/tickets/eventdetail.php?eventid=71781

–Jack Tempchin @ Boulevard Music 8pm/$15
4316 S Sepulveda Blvd Culver City, CA 90230
tix: http://kgmusicpress.com/l/josfn3/9410896;http://boulevardmusic.com/livemusic/337.html

–5th Annual Auld Lang Syne Ed. – One Degree To Edward Tree @ The Talking Stick 7pm Benefitting The Tree People Free/Donation bucket/Auction
FEATURING Alan O’Day, Amilia K. Spicer, Ben Carr, Brad Colerick, Dave Fraser, David Serby, Dudley Saunders, Ernest Troost, Jane Bolduc, Jeff Kossack, Karen Tobin, Kevin Fisher, Lisa O’Kane, Mark Islam, Mark Pocket Goldberg, Marty Axelrod, Nicole Gordon, Severin Browne, Wendy Conrad, Severin Browne + more TBA 1411 Lincoln Boulevard Venice, CA 90291 www.thetalkingstick.net/

–Dave Alvin @ McCabe’s Guitar Shop 8pm/sold out

–Phaxanation & The Dust Kickers @ the Press 10pm
129 Harvard Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711 http://kgmusicpress.com/l/gkrfl5/9410896;http://www.thepressrestaurant.com

–EZ Tiger & The Neighborhood Bullys @ The Cinema Bar 9pm
3967 N. Sepulveda in Culver City, CA free/tip jar

–Jeremiah @ Alta Coffeehouse 8pm No cover/tip jar
506 31st Street Newport Beach, CA 92663

–Barry Brenner @ Herzog Wine Cellars
3201 CAmino Del Sol in Oxnard 805-983-1560 http://kgmusicpress.com/l/0zfhf1/9410896;http://www.herzogwinecellars.com

–Two Man Gentlemen Band @ The Juke Joint
with Dirt Daubers 735 North Anaheim Boulevard Anaheim, CA 92805

Sunday, January 15th:

— Dustbowl Revival , Whiskermen, Cliff Wagner’s Old #7 @ the Redwood Bar 9pm 316 W. 2nd Street downtown LA

–Restavrant record release party @ Satellite 8pm/ $8
with: The Dirt Daubers/Two Man Gentleman Band
1717 Silverlake Blvd. Silverlake, CA

— Eleni Mandell, Aaron Embry, Daniel Ahearn & the Jones, Last in Class @ Bootleg Theatre 8 pm; $8 adv/$10 dos 2220 Beverly Blvd. Silverlake, CA

–Jonny Whiteside’s Messaround & birthday celebration w/Troy Walker, Bloody Brains, Carlitos & Jeffrey, Brian Hogan, Dick Deluxe @ Viva Cantina 5-9 pm/free all ages 900 West Riverside Drive Burbank, CA 91506

–The Atomic Sherpas @ the Liquid Kitty 10 pm. No cover
11780 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90064


Roots Jubilee at the Echo! Saturday, January 21, 2012 6-9pm An Afternoon show!!! with The Driftwood Singers, a Square Dance with Triple Chicken Foot and Susan Michaels, and Dustbowl Revival! $7, all ages. 1822 Sunset in Echo Park

–Deone Jahnke photo exhibit with live Music! This is an epic event for the books! Tons of talent coming in from Nashville, plus our very own homegrown amazing musicians! Thursday, February 9th at Viva Cantina, in Burbank, California, for The First Picture Show!— with DeadRock West, Gurf Morlix, Jon Byrd, Bliss Bowen, Doug Pettibone, Shawn Davis, Eric Brace, Willy Porter, Peter Cooper, Dave Alvin, Dusty Wakeman, Jim Lauderdale, James Intveld and Phil Lee. 900 West Riverside Drive Burbank, CA 91506

–For those of you who know and love her: Preliminary Announcement for a “Benefit for Sylvia” Sunday February 12th at 4pm @ VFW – City of Industry, 16157 Gale Ave, City of Industry (626) 968-4782 From Charlotte Chamberlain:
“Here’s the “save the date” preliminary info for a benefit we are planning for our friend Sylvia Flowers to help cover some of her health care costs. If you know her and love her like we do let us know if you would like to get involved! It’s a potluck that will have a tip jar next to it in case anyone feels inspired to give to the cause when partaking! All the proceeds will go to Miss Sylvia”


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.