Articles Tagged With ‘Music’

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Jackson Browne, Michael Franti offer musical diversity

Michael Franti

By Colin Jones It was a tale of two shows, one steeped in rock royalty and the other in spirit rock. Therein lies the beauty of live music outdoors on consecutive cool summer nights on the Central Coast. Choices abound,... (Continue reading)

Rock marathon takes over Mid-State Fair

Hollywood Vampires

By COLIN JONES As most of my friends know, I go to a lot of concerts. So four shows in five days during the second week of the California Mid-State Fair (three on school nights no less) might be a... (Continue reading)

Rocker David Crosby agrees to $3 million settlement

David Crosby

By KAREN VELIE David Crosby agreed to pay a $3 million settlement following the April filing of a suit that alleged the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame singer was intoxicated when he crashed into a jogger last year, according to court... (Continue reading)

Rock Hall of Famer Jeff Beck to play Chumash Casino in August

Jeff Beck

By COLIN JONES The Chumash Casino Resort has several headliner heavyweights lined up this summer to wow audiences at its recently remodeled Samala Showroom, which is back to its 1,400 seat capacity. In addition to previously announced shows by Stevie... (Continue reading)

That’s a rap from Pozo

Snoop Dogg

By COLIN JONES Life is a series of contradictions and ironies, and I don’t mean those sophomoric ones from that catchy Alanis Morissette song. My favorite one lately is being true to yourself while getting out of your comfort zone.... (Continue reading)

Original KISS guitarist coming to the Ranch in San Miguel

Ace Frehley

By Colin Jones Founding member and former KISS lead guitarist Ace Frehley, currently a successful solo artist, will headline a rare central coast performance at the Ranch in San Miguel on Friday, March 4. Frehley, who took on the “Space Ace”... (Continue reading)

Locals remember Glenn Frey

Glenn Frey

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE Jan. 18, the day that the Eagle’s brilliant co-founder Glenn Frey died. For all of us who love rock ‘n roll, it was one of those moments you’ll never forget where you were when you heard... (Continue reading)

The power of music and art, SLO style

local art

OPINION by COLIN JONES Human beings certainly have the power to change and transform themselves but most of us don’t, even as another new year nears. Like a certain sailor once said, “I am what I am.” But getting older,... (Continue reading)

San Luis Jazz Band leader pleads guilty to extortion

Mitch latting

BY KAREN VELIE The leader of the San Luis Jazz Band plead guilty last month to three counts of extortion against his wife. Mitch Latting, 66, is scheduled to be sentenced by San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Jacquelyn... (Continue reading)

Rocktober comes to the Central Coast


By COLIN JONES After a busy summer of festivals and fair shows, live entertainment on the Central Coast keeps its mojo going with an fresh slate of fall concerts to keep local music lovers happy. Metal is making its mark... (Continue reading)

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