Tag Archives | Americana

Allie Gonino at Trencher for Echo Park Rising 8/20/17. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

I Was Smitten By Allie Gonino At Echo Park Rising [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: ALLIE GONINO @ TRENCHER FOR ECHO PARK RISING 8/20/17

For More Echo Park Rising 2017 Coverage Click Here! Echo Park, CA-  “Echo Park Rising is a neighborhood event in it’s 7th year that focuses on the music, creativity, diversity and small businesses of Echo Park. There are multiple stages and activities throughout the weekend located on the main routes of Sunset Blvd, Glendale Blvd, Alvarado Avenue, […]

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Pete Molinari @ The Standard 8/9/17. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Pete Molinari Serenades Hollywood With His Beautiful Friends [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: PETE MOLINARI @ THE STANDARD 8/9/17

Hollywood, CA- Recording artists who root their music in the past are often considered “throwbacks”, running the risk of being pigeonholed in a category that lends itself to “he sounds great but is he as good as so and so” comparisons. But when “modern vintage” is done just right, with original music that pays homage too the past […]

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The War On Drugs @ KCRW'S Apogee Sessions 8/5/17. Photo by Larry Hirshowitz. Courtesy of KCRW. Used with permission.

Don’t Miss The War On Drugs KCRW Broadcast On August 24th! [PREVIEW] PREVIEW: THE WAR ON DRUGS @ APOGEE STUDIOS 8/5/17

Santa Monica, CA- On August 24th, KCRW will broadcast the taping of an intimate performance by The War On Drugs held at Apogee Session 8/5/17. With Adam Granduciel and company set to release their next album, “A Deeper Understanding”, the following day, the timing couldn’t be more perfect. I remember my “Aha!” moment with the The […]

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Traveller at AmericanaFest NYC @ Hearst Plaza 8/12/17. Photo by Vivian Wang (@Lithophyte) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Amanda Shires, Flaco Jimenez and Traveller Dazzle At AmericanaFest NYC [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: ROOTS OF AMERICAN MUSIC: AMERICANAFEST NYC @ HEARST PLAZA 8/12/17

New York, NY- Americana is an ever-evolving genre, a shapeshifting shorthand reference that encompasses the deep roots and sprawling branches of American music, from country to folk to blues to rock and beyond. It includes the likes of Alabama Shakes, Drive-By Truckers, Lucero, Sturgill Simpson, and Valerie June. It’s altogether fitting, then, that this weekend’s […]

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Sean Rowe @ The Sanctuary at Pico-Union || July 7, 2017 || Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Listening To Sean Rowe Live Can Be A Religious Experience [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: SEAN ROWE @ THE SANCTUARY AT PICO-UNION 7/7/17

Los Angeles, CA- Earlier this year, Sean Rowe, the alternative folk troubadour with a baritone voice gifted by angels, released his fifth studio album, “New Lore”. Like his four prior albums, “New Lore” is an album imbued with a certain grace that makes you simply want to fall into its melodies and let your mind venture […]

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Cory Becker @ The Sanctuary at Pico-Union || July 7, 2017 || Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Cory Becker’s Music Imbued A Strong Mood At The Sanctuary [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: CORY BECKER @ THE SANCTUARY AT PICO-UNION 7/7/17

Los Angeles, CA- Los Angeles based (via St. Louis) singer songwriter Cory Becker performed at The Sanctuary at Pico-Union opening for Sean Rowe on July 7, 2017. Having just released his latest album (which I’m assuming was his debut as I couldn’t find very much information about him online), he passionately sang a set of […]

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Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors @ El Rey Theatre 4/27/17 // Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Actions Speak Louder Than Words On Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors’ Souvenir Tour [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: DREW HOLCOMB & THE NEIGHBORS @ EL REY THEATRE 4/27/17

Los Angeles, CA- Before heading to Indio to perform at Stagecoach, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors stopped by the El Rey Theatre to entertain Los Angeles. Drew Holcomb is a singer-songwriter whose music comes straight from the heart. There is an honest tenderness in his lyrics that his fans, both young and old, connect with. […]

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Stephen Kellogg @ El Rey Theatre 4/27/17 // Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Stephen Kellogg Casts A Masterful Storytelling Spell On The El Rey [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: STEPHEN KELLOGG @ EL REY THEATRE 4/27/17

Los Angeles, CA- Opening for Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors at the El Rey 4/27/17 was Americana singer-songwriter Stephen Kellogg. Taking the stage all by his lonesome with just his acoustic guitar and affable personality, he entertained the crowd with his masterful storytelling through song. Even if you didn’t know who Stephen Kellogg was, after […]

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Miles Nielsen @ Mercury Lounge 4/2/17. Photo by Vivian Wang (@Lithophyte) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Rusted Hearts, Pristine Songs: Miles Nielsen’s Genre-Bending Music [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: MILES NIELSEN & THE RUSTED HEARDS @ MERCURY LOUNGE 4/2/17

After the show at New York’s Mercury Lounge, Miles Nielsen shows me his new ink. His right forearm reads “Sydney,” his left, “Milan.” These are his daughters’ names, written out in their handwriting. And on the underside of his arms are their birthdays. “Someone told me these are the most wholesome tattoos ever,” he says with a […]

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