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Coachella Fest – Set Times

Coachella Fest – Set Times

By | April 12, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 729 comments

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Michael Keeth’s new album, Shed The Skin

By | April 11, 2012 at 12:10 am | 457 comments

Michael Keeth’s new album, Shed The Skin, is the definition of simple. It’s all him: his voice, his acoustic guitar, a second acoustic guitar to add depth to the mix and honest songwriting. There isn’t any flashiness or over production here. And that seems to be the...

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Coachella Fest

Coachella Fest

By | April 10, 2012 at 11:38 pm | 657 comments

With so many great artists scheduled to play at Coachella this year, here are a few strongly-recommended acts that should be on the top of any music lover's list. I have selected a few acts scheduled to perform on each day. FRIDAY The Black Keys - With one foot in the...

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Coachella, Brought to You by the Letter ‘B’

Coachella, Brought to You by the Letter ‘B’

By | April 10, 2012 at 11:34 pm | 440 comments

We look to the second letter of the alphabet for some can’t-miss acts  It’s nearly 4 a.m. in the Milwaukee casino Potawatomi, and the roulette wheel isn’t cooperating. Justin Vernon, the lead singer of Bon Iver, is in his second stack of chips totaling $200, and...

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Coachella Preview

Coachella Preview

By | April 10, 2012 at 11:30 pm | No comments

By Jesse Every year 50-60,000 music goer’s lineup at Coachella for the opportunity to see the biggest names in music play all in one venue. All while hundreds of thousands more revel in jealousy sitting at home. From the main stage to the side shows, Coachella offers both...

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Desert Legends Come Together for One of Their Own- R.I.P. “Britt Killen”

Desert Legends Come Together for One of Their Own- R.I.P. “Britt Killen”

By | April 5, 2012 at 12:35 am | 504 comments

We have movie legends, sports legends, music legends and here in the CV we have the pioneers of the desert rock movement who we consider “Desert Rock Legends.” Herb Lienau, Alfredo Hernandez, and Zach Huskey are a few of the musicians who some say haven’t gotten enough...

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Ogressa’s Warts and All

Ogressa’s Warts and All

By | April 5, 2012 at 12:02 am | 576 comments

Ogressa’s Warts and All by Jack St. Clair   Ogressa’s Warts and All contains the deep, low guitar riffs that have been a staple of Zach Huskey’s music for the better part of two decades in Dali’s Llama. The music would sound at home on any of that band’s...

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DJ ATHON

DJ ATHON

By | March 31, 2012 at 10:16 pm | 563 comments

Music Matters By Rachel Montoya   Music is an important part of our daily lives. We have all grown up listening to music on the radio and many of us were fortunate enough to participate in music classes in school. However, in recent years, many musical programs in...

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Dinah Shore Weekend

Dinah Shore Weekend

By | March 28, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 503 comments

Dinah Shore Weekend with Mariah Hanson’s Club Skirts With two separate promoters of The Dinah Shore Weekend having been in direct competition for the past six years, there has been a certain amount of confusion. In the early days, the event was a joint venture between...

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BRANDON RAY HENDERSON

BRANDON RAY HENDERSON

By | March 28, 2012 at 6:54 pm | 413 comments

by Tracy Dietlin       As a 6th grader Brandon Ray Henderson’s first instrument of choice was to play the drums, however the school music program made him play trumpet for 6 months before he could play them. He continued to play the snare drum...

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Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

By | March 28, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 1,307 comments

at the Palm Canyon Theatre by Lola Rossi-Meza         The Coachella Valley is filled with many choices of entertainment, so I ask, when was the last time you enjoyed live theatre? We are fortunate to have a very inspiring play at the...

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