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California Rocker Interview

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Live: Cheeseburger Randy and Mr. Lahey Bring Comedy Show to Whisky A Go-Go

By DONNA BALANCIA If you haven’t seen the comedy series Trailer Park Boys on Netflix, it’s not too late to get caught up before two of the show’s main characters come to the Whisky A […]

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Interview: Nick Waterhouse Keeps The Machine Rolling With New Album, ‘Never Twice’ and US Tour

Music’s Innovator Taps Into Middle America Work Ethic By DONNA BALANCIA Nick Waterhouse has a lot on his mind. He writes songs, performs them, and produces and collaborates with notable musicians. He’s continually working the next […]

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Setting the Standard: James Williamson Engineers Unique Sounds with New Collaborations

‘Blues Jumped The Rabbit’ is Williamson’s Latest Single By DONNA BALANCIA James Williamson believes that change is energizing. “I like to collaborate with different people and this was a great opportunity,” said Williamson of his […]

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Dave Pirner and Soul Asylum Celebrate Their ‘Change of Fortune’ at The Whisky A Go Go

Soul Asylum Opener Wild Roses Also Impresses By DONNA BALANCIA Dave Pirner and Soul Asylum gave an electrifying performance at the Whisky A Go Go promoting the album Change of Fortune. The show proved that Pirner […]

Chip Kinman and Ford Madox Ford release a new single, "Expect It" - Photo © 2016 Donna Balancia
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Punk Rock Legend Chip Kinman and his New Band, Ford Madox Ford, Release Single, Announce Tour

Guys Behind Rank and File Create ‘Blues-Punk’ With Ford Madox Ford By DONNA BALANCIA Chip Kinman, the power behind Rank and File and The Dils, is using his new band Ford Madox Ford to take […]

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The ‘Velvet’ Reunion: Prima Donna Band and The Sold And Bones Tonight at The Maui Sugar Mill Saloon

With a Film, A Single, Family and Friends It’s Full Speed Ahead for Billy Bones By DONNA BALANCIA – The Sold And Bones is a good-time punk band, with Billy Bones having a career that […]

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Richie Ramone Plays Paladino’s for New Year’s Eve – No New Resolutions in 2016, Just Good Music

By DONNA BALANCIA – Richie Ramone will play a New Year’s Eve show that kicks off a new album and a European tour in 2016. Ramone will play Paladino’s on New Year’s Eve, supported by […]

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Music Photographer Henry Diltz Has Hundreds of Album Covers And Now He has a Lucie Award

By DONNA BALANCIA – Photographer Henry Diltz will be honored next week with a prestigious Lucie Award for his work in Rock Photography. Diltz said he never expected to be honored for his career.  After […]

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Dr. Boogie an LA-Based Band that Gives The Fans What They Want: A Solid Dose of Rock ‘N’ Roll

By DONNA BALANCIA – Dr. Boogie has the prescription for Saturday night. The bandmates in Dr. Boogie — guitarist Dustin James, dynamic blond-haired frontman Chris Parsekian, bassist and drummer Luis Herrera — are Rock ’N’ […]