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Desert Rock Chronicles: Meet the Nomadic Artists Who Are Living Off the Grid at Domeland

Desert Rock Chronicles: Meet the Nomadic Artists Who Are Living Off the Grid at Domeland

Monday, November 24, 2014  |  Robin Linn

Cain Motter has been living off the grid here and there since childhood, when his mother and father escaped a religious cult that didn’t allow members to leave.

The family was advised to head for California—which they did. Motter’s father, a blind Vaudeville performer, earned a living by performing a...

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The Lucky 13: Paul Chesne, of the Paul Chesne Band

The Lucky 13: Paul Chesne, of the Paul Chesne Band

Tuesday, November 18, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

The Los Angeles-based Paul Chesne Band is a regular at Pappy and Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace. After playing there at the Campout with Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker in September, the Paul Chesne Band will return to Pappy’s for New Year’s Eve. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/paulchesne...

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Live: The Dum Dum Girls at Pappy and Harriet's, Nov. 15

Live: The Dum Dum Girls at Pappy and Harriet's, Nov. 15

Monday, November 17, 2014  |  Guillermo Prieto

I have a confession to make: I am a big fan of “girl bands.” The show at Pappy and Harriet’s on Saturday, Nov. 15, was not my first Dum Dum Girls gig.

I arrived early at Pappy and Harriet’s and sat down at my table. The Dum Dum Girls were wrapping up their sound check, refining their sound for this aco...

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Sedaka's Back: The 'Breaking Up Is Hard to Do' Crooner Gets Set for Two Shows at the McCallum

Sedaka's Back: The 'Breaking Up Is Hard to Do' Crooner Gets Set for Two Shows at the McCallum

Monday, November 17, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

Before there was rock ’n’ roll, pop music topped the charts—and Neil Sedaka was one of the biggest pop stars in the world.

Then came the British Invasion and a decline in Sedaka’s career. However, he eventually found his way back to the top—and Sedaka will be stopping by the McCallum Theatre for two ...

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The Lucky 13: Nigel Dettelbach, of Slipping Into Darkness

The Lucky 13: Nigel Dettelbach, of Slipping Into Darkness

Monday, November 10, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

Nigel Dettelbach has great taste in music, as this Lucky 13 questionnaire proves. This is no surprise, considering Dettelbach is the bassist for Slipping Into Darkness, one of the Coachella Valley’s best-known bands. The group released the album Shurpedelic in August and has been spending much of Nove...

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A Magickal Live Show: Jeffertitti's Nile Brings Its Acclaimed Act to the Ace

A Magickal Live Show: Jeffertitti's Nile Brings Its Acclaimed Act to the Ace

Friday, November 07, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

I stopped at The Hood Bar and Pizza one day a while back to chat with Jack Kohler, the Hood’s booking agent (and War Drum’s front man). He told me I absolutely had to see the band playing that night, Jeffertitti’s Nile.

I went to the show, and sure enough, Jeffertitti’s Nile turned in an unforgettable ...

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