Music | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Sat, 24 Feb 2018 22:36:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Music | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 Davina and the Vagabonds defy genre labels at Blue Guitar Club at Arroyo Seco Golf Course next Thursday https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/davina-vagabonds-defy-genre-labels-blue-guitar-club-arroyo-seco-golf-course-next-thursday/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/davina-vagabonds-defy-genre-labels-blue-guitar-club-arroyo-seco-golf-course-next-thursday/#respond Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:51 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101484 It needs to be said: Technology is a wondrous thing, but it can be easily humbled by a singer who grips audience hearts and ears without help from autotuners or ProTools. That is an old-school attitude that holds true. And when it comes to singing the hell out of a song, Davina Sowers is old […]

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Old Blind Dogs bring traditional Scottish flair to Pasadena Folk Music Society https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/old-blind-dogs-bring-traditional-scottish-flair-pasadena-folk-music-society/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/old-blind-dogs-bring-traditional-scottish-flair-pasadena-folk-music-society/#respond Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:19 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101490 Those in the mood for some authentic Scottish tunes might consider heading over to the Pasadena Folk Music Society concert Friday night at Caltech to catch a show by Old Blind Dogs. From Aberdeenshire, Scotland, the band delivers when it comes to traditional Scottish sounds. They’ve been one of the society’s most popular acts over […]

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New West celebrates the American West at Coffee Gallery Backstage https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/new-west-celebrates-american-west-coffee-gallery-backstage/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/new-west-celebrates-american-west-coffee-gallery-backstage/#respond Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:17 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101488 The Award-winning guitar group New West celebrates Western music and other folk sounds during a Sunday matinee at Coffee Gallery Backstage. Michael Fleming, one of the group’s three singing cowboys, was raised in the Colorado Rockies, where he came to love all things Western, including its music. Fleming writes most of the band’s original material, […]

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Trax – 02.22.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/trax-02-22-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/trax-02-22-18/#respond Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:12 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101492 THE WOOD BROTHERS, One Drop of Truth (Honey Jar/Thirty Tigers): 4 STARS Brothers Chris and Oliver Wood’s sixth album celebrates simple pleasures — the infectiously funky groove of “Happiness Jones,” “Sparkling Wine,” “Seasick Emotions” — while exploring tensions between opposites. “I’d rather die thirsty than drowned in tears/ Cryin’ and drinkin’ my heart full of […]

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Live Music – Thursday Feb 22 through Wednesday Feb 28 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/live-music-thursday-feb-22-wednesday-feb-28/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/22/live-music-thursday-feb-22-wednesday-feb-28/#respond Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:04 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101486 Thursday Feb 22 through Wednesday Feb 28 Please note: Deadline for Calendar submissions is noon.  Wednesday of the week before the issue publishes. PASADENA, SOUTH PASADENA & ALTADENA The Blue Guitar Arroyo Seco Golf Course 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena blueguitar.club Thursday—Mark Hatch & Group 5 The Boulevard Bar 3199 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena (626) 356-9304 blvdbar.com […]

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‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ actor Tom Kenny brings his 12-piece soul band to the Barkley Saturday night with opener Charlie Limousine https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/spongebob-squarepants-actor-tom-kenny-brings-12-piece-soul-band-barkley-saturday-night-opener-charlie-limousine/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/spongebob-squarepants-actor-tom-kenny-brings-12-piece-soul-band-barkley-saturday-night-opener-charlie-limousine/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:10:37 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101369 SpongeBob SquarePants may be saving the world. Well, not SpongeBob, per se, but the superhero fan who voices him, Tom Kenny. The irrepressible actor fronts a 12-piece soul band whose shows, as he mentioned earlier this month at the animation industry’s Annie Awards, have gotten wilder and audiences more uninhibited in direct proportion to the […]

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Trax – 02.15.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/trax-02-15-18-2/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/trax-02-15-18-2/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:51 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101384 I’M WITH HER, See You Around (Concord/Rounder): 4 STARS Individually, Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan each have each distinguished themselves as independent genre bridgers in Americana realms. Collectively, they offer a clinic on sublime harmony blending, not to mention leashing egos to let songs shine a la the original Trio (Emmylou Harris, Dolly […]

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Guitar Shorty holds class at Arcadia Blues Club https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/guitar-shorty-holds-class-arcadia-blues-club/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/guitar-shorty-holds-class-arcadia-blues-club/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:37 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101374 Guitar Shorty

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Folk scene originals Happy Traum and son Adam Traum team up at Coffee Gallery Backstage https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/folk-scene-originals-happy-traum-son-adam-traum-team-coffee-gallery-backstage/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/folk-scene-originals-happy-traum-son-adam-traum-team-coffee-gallery-backstage/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:29 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101380 The father-and-son team of Happy and Adam Traum, appearing Friday night at Coffee Gallery Backstage, brings a wealth of stellar guitar chops to the stage. The elder Traum is a legendary musician, part of the original Greenwich Village folk scene of the 1960s, and an early disciple of the blues great Brownie McGhee. He recorded […]

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Live Music Thursday Feb. 15 through Wednesday Feb. 21 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/live-music-thursday-feb-15-wednesday-feb-21/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/live-music-thursday-feb-15-wednesday-feb-21/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:11 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101331 PASADENA, SOUTH PASADENA & ALTADENA The Blue Guitar Arroyo Seco Golf Course 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena blueguitar.club Thursday—Louie Cruz Beltran & His Latin Jazz Band The Boulevard Bar 3199 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena (626) 356-9304 blvdbar.com Fridays—Drag performances hosted by Tia Wanna every Friday Cabrera’s Mexican Cuisine 655 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 795-0230 cabreras.com […]

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