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Bohemian Heroes: The Dandy Warhols Headline Pappy and Harriet's Desert Stars Festival

Bohemian Heroes: The Dandy Warhols Headline Pappy and Harriet's Desert Stars Festival

Friday, September 19, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

At the height of the grunge movement, the Dandy Warhols were bucking the trend and pushing forward with an innovative psychedelic sound that included elements of rock and pop.

Two decades later, the Portland, Ore., band is still on the road, and will play at the Desert Stars Festival on Saturday, Oct...

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The Power of 3: Hank Williams III Makes Music His Own Way

The Power of 3: Hank Williams III Makes Music His Own Way

Monday, September 15, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

The name “Hank Williams” is legendary. However, that name has put a lot of pressure on Hank Williams III (aka Hank 3) as he’s tried to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather and his father. However, he’s found success by playing country his own damn way—and throwing in a little heavy metal, too....

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Indie-Punk Veterans: Reggae/Skate-Punk Pioneers Authority Zero Head for the Hood

Indie-Punk Veterans: Reggae/Skate-Punk Pioneers Authority Zero Head for the Hood

Friday, September 12, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

Authority Zero formed two decades ago in Mesa, Ariz., and through five albums and many tours with some of the biggest names in music, the band’s reggae and skate-punk sound has helped it stand out.

The band will be stopping by The Hood Bar and Pizza for a show on Saturday, Sept. 27.

Authority Zero cam...

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The Lucky 13: Shane Wetzel, of Subourbon Outlaw

The Lucky 13: Shane Wetzel, of Subourbon Outlaw

Tuesday, September 09, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

Shane Wetzel has logged many years in the local music scene. Once a member of the Hellions, Wetzel is currently the frontman and guitarist of Subourbon Outlaw. The band has played shows in San Diego and Anaheim, and recently took part in the Battle of the Bands at The Hood Bar and Pizza. (I was a ju...

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Go East! All Night Shoes and The Hood Want to Bring a Wider Variety of Music to the East Valley

Go East! All Night Shoes and The Hood Want to Bring a Wider Variety of Music to the East Valley

Friday, September 05, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

The Hood Bar and Pizza in Palm Desert has become known in recent years for both its incredible bookings of big-name punk-rock bands and its support of local music.

Now, the venue may become known for another thing: a fantastic electronic dance music night.

On Saturday, Sept. 20, The Hood will be hosti...

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Local Legend Gone Solo: Jesika Von Rabbit Takes a Break From Gram Rabbit to Make 'The Devil's Dance Music'

Local Legend Gone Solo: Jesika Von Rabbit Takes a Break From Gram Rabbit to Make 'The Devil's Dance Music'

Friday, September 05, 2014  |  Brian Blueskye

Almost everyone in the Coachella Valley and high desert music scenes knows the name Jesika von Rabbit. Heck, she even has a menu item named after her at Pappy and Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace.

However, not everyone knows about the person behind that famous name.

Her half-eponymous band, Gram Rabbit, i...

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