Yesterday was concert announcement Monday on a Tuesday: the latest shows brightly trumpeted include the iconic Seventies and Eighties punk band Black Flag, with original guitarist Greg Glinn, at Headliners on July 15. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 30 at 10 a.m.
Also announced was Zappa Plays Zappa at the Mercury Ballroom on September 10, plus the veteran DJ Shadow on September 22.
Martin Z. Kasdan Jr. has a story on John La Barbera’s impending retirement and the impact he has had on the U of L School of Music. Read it here.
Liberation Living Room has posted the videos from Norah Jones’ appearance. Watch:
Martin Z. Kasdan, Jr. had an interview with jazz cat Craig Tweddell in this week’s LEO. His first album, Away With Words, is getting good national press, according to Kasdan. Tweddell’s band and that of fellow U of L alumnus, guitarist Brandon Coleman, celebrate the release of their new recordings with a show at Willis Music in Jeffersontown on Sunday at 2 p.m. There’s a five dollar ticket..
The folks at jamband.com naturally keep track of MMJ’s frontman on his path around Austin, sitting in with The Preservation Hall Jazz Band here and there.