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Ray LaMontagne @ The Ohana Fest 9/9/17. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Ray LaMontange Debuts New Song “Burns Like A Flame” At The Ohana Fest [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: RAY LAMONTAGNE @ THE OHANA FEST 9/9/17

FOR MORE THE OHANA FEST 2017 COVERAGE CLICK HERE! Dana Point, CA- The artist to perform right before Eddie Vedder‘s day two headlining set at The Ohana Fest was deeply introspective troubadour Ray LaMontagne. As the sun slowly set to rest it’s head in the Pacific Ocean, LaMontagne’s soothingly raspy voice and acoustic accompaniment filled […]

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Glen Hansard @ The Ohana Fest 9/9/17. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

The Raw Grit And Passion Of Glen Hansard Shines At Ohana Fest [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: GLEN HANSARD @ THE OHANA FEST 9/9/17

FOR MORE THE OHANA FEST 2017 COVERAGE CLICK HERE! Dana Point, CA- Glen Hansard, of The Frames and The Swell Season, delivered a gritty acoustic set full of covers, solo works and songs from his time with The Swell Season. He kick started his performance with, “High Hope” and “Winning Streak,” from his two most recent […]

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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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Chris Botti & Jewel @ Hollywood Bowl Marquee

Like A True Gem, Jewel Is A Dazzling Siren [REVIEW] REVIEW: JEWEL @ THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL 8/13/17

Hollywood, CA- Grammy nominated singer and songwriter, Jewel, stood on the Hollywood Bowl stage tonight in her sinewy Greek-like dress and sang sweeping ballads with heart, soul and conviction…not too far from being a siren, luring men in from the peninsula, with her sultry beguiling voice. Most people remember Jewel’s pop hits, like “Intuition,” “Foolish […]

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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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Eric Burdon at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concerts 7/20/17. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Legendary Rock Vocalist Eric Burdon Invigorates Twilight Concerts With A Youthful Flare [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: ERIC BURDON @ TWILIGHT CONCERTS 7/20/17

Santa Monica, CA- On July 20, 2017, one of the greatest vocalists in the history of rock and roll took to the Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concerts stage: Eric Burdon. At seventy-six years of age, expectations for Mr. Burdon’s performance may have been tempered, but this living legend who fronted the bands War and The Animals […]

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Rodrigo y Gabriela at KRCW/Annenberg Space for Photography's "Sound In Focus" 7/29/17. Photo by Johanna Vanderspool (@JoJoVanders) for www.BlurredCulture.com. Edited by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13).

Natalia Lafourcade + Rodrigo y Gabriela = Invigorated at Sound In Focus [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: RODRIGO Y GABRIELA & NATALIA LAFOURCADE @ ANNENBERG SPACE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY 7/29/17

CLICK HERE FOR MORE SOUND IN FOUCS 2017 COVERAGE! Los Angeles, CA- By definition, “invigorate” (v) means to give strength or energy to; it also means to re-energize, revitalize, animate, galvanize, rouse and exhilarate. By every measure of the word, KCRW’s Sound in Focus Outdoor Concert on Saturday July 29th, 2017 in Los Angeles did just […]

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