Music Notes | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Fri, 25 May 2018 22:19:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Music Notes | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 The Gene Taylor Band rocks the keys at Arcadia Blues Club https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/the-gene-taylor-band-rocks-the-keys-at-arcadia-blues-club/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/the-gene-taylor-band-rocks-the-keys-at-arcadia-blues-club/#respond Thu, 17 May 2018 13:00:49 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103573 LA native Gene Taylor, who along with his band will be playing at Arcadia Blues Club Saturday, has gained a well-deserved reputation over the past 40-odd years as one of the best piano players in the blues business. His influences came early, as a family of blues musicians moved in next door to him when […]

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Babylon Rockers deliver the Gospel of Reggae at Kings Row https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/babylon-rockers-deliver-the-gospel-of-reggae-at-kings-row/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/babylon-rockers-deliver-the-gospel-of-reggae-at-kings-row/#respond Thu, 17 May 2018 13:00:09 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103575 Reggae fans are in for a real treat Saturday night when Babylon Rockers take the stage at Kings Row Gastropub. The band draws on diverse sounds ranging from the Caribbean and the Pacific Islands to California. The roots reggae act also takes influences from stars including Bob Marley, Third World, Peter Tosh, Steel Pulse and […]

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Stephen Stills and Judy Collins perform at The Rose https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/10/stephen-stills-and-judy-collins-perform-at-the-rose/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/10/stephen-stills-and-judy-collins-perform-at-the-rose/#respond Thu, 10 May 2018 13:00:51 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103479 Judy Collins and Stephen Stills, who will be playing together at The Rose in Pasadena Wednesday night, met some 50 years ago. Stills, formerly with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills and Nash, and Collins, known for her cerebral songs that touch on life and love, launched a tumultuous love affair when they were young. That […]

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Devyn Rush hosts intimate show at Edwin Mills https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/10/devyn-rush-hosts-intimate-show-at-edwin-mills/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/10/devyn-rush-hosts-intimate-show-at-edwin-mills/#respond Thu, 10 May 2018 13:00:18 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103481 Jazz vocalist Devyn Rush, singing Friday at Edwin Mills by Equator in Old Pasadena, performed on “American Idol” season 10 in 2011. While Rush didn’t make the finals, the exposure became a launching pad from which to promote her career and help others. Her voice is a beautiful mix of raw, gritty soul and theatrical […]

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Journey tribute band DSB relives the glory days of the ’80s at The Rose https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/03/journey-tribute-band-dsb-relives-the-glory-days-of-the-80s-at-the-rose/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/03/journey-tribute-band-dsb-relives-the-glory-days-of-the-80s-at-the-rose/#respond Thu, 03 May 2018 13:00:52 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103262 While Journey wont’ be playing in town any time soon, see the next best thing Friday when the tribute band DSB—An American Journey plays at The Rose. Journey has built a career out of packing shows and selling millions of albums with its stadium-rock sound. During the 1980s, the band’s sing-along classics provided the soundtrack […]

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James Intveld and the Swing Sinners fire up Pasadena Ballroom Dance https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/03/james-intveld-and-the-swing-sinners-fire-up-pasadena-ballroom-dance/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/03/james-intveld-and-the-swing-sinners-fire-up-pasadena-ballroom-dance/#respond Thu, 03 May 2018 13:00:01 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103265 Guitarist, singer and songwriter James Intveld and the Swing Sinners provide the tunes Saturday for the Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association. Intveld has primarily been known for his Americana music efforts, growing up soaking in the records he heard his parents playing at home. A big part of his education came from the sounds of acts […]

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Lisa Loeb brings her popular vocal style to The Rose https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/04/26/lisa-loeb-brings-her-popular-vocal-style-to-the-rose/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/04/26/lisa-loeb-brings-her-popular-vocal-style-to-the-rose/#respond Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:00:51 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103105 Not many artists can say their freshman recording effort landed a No.1 platinum hit, but that was the case with singer-songwriter, producer and author Lisa Loeb, who brings it to the house Friday at The Rose. Loeb’s hit, “Stay (I Missed You)” took top honors after it was released in 1994, and she accomplished the […]

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The Claude von Trotha Band rocks at Arcadia Blues Club https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/04/26/the-claude-von-trotha-band-rocks-at-arcadia-blues-club/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/04/26/the-claude-von-trotha-band-rocks-at-arcadia-blues-club/#respond Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:00:05 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103107 Saturday night, catch an act that blends the best elements of multiple genres as the Claude von Trotha Band delivers the goods at Arcadia Blues Club. Since 2001, Claude von Trotha and his band have melded influences including blues, jazz, funk, rock and soul, in a rocking repertoire, the music driven by the leader’s soulful […]

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Wilson Phillips live up to their roots at The Rose https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/04/19/wilson-phillips-live-up-to-their-roots-at-the-rose/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/04/19/wilson-phillips-live-up-to-their-roots-at-the-rose/#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:00:57 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103000 Wilson Phillips, set to perform Friday at The Rose, consists of Carnie and Wendy Wilson, daughters of songwriting ace Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys, and Chynna Phillips, daughter of folk-rock superstars John and Michelle Phillips of Mamas & the Papas fame. Regardless of who their parents are, Wilson Phillips has struck pay dirt all […]

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The Mighty Echoes celebrate doo wop at Coffee Gallery Backstage https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/04/19/the-mighty-echoes-celebrate-doo-wop-at-coffee-gallery-backstage/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/04/19/the-mighty-echoes-celebrate-doo-wop-at-coffee-gallery-backstage/#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:00:31 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=102998 Those in the mood for some great vocal harmonies might want to check out a Sunday evening show at Coffee Gallery Backstage featuring the Mighty Echoes. The a cappella, doo wop group formed in 1986, when founding members Harvey Shield and Charlie Davis were working together on a musical. They discovered their mutual love for […]

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