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Blues Booster: Joe Bonamassa, Coming to Agua Caliente, Says the Blues Have a Future, Even in Our Instant-Gratification World

Blues Booster: Joe Bonamassa, Coming to Agua Caliente, Says the Blues Have a Future, Even in Our Instant-Gratification World

Monday, October 23, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

Joe Bonamassa was opening shows for B.B. King when he was 12 years old. It’s therefore no surprise that Bonamassa is today a budding blues legend in his own right.

In fact, Joe Bonamassa is now one of the biggest names in blues. He’s put out 12 studio albums, along with 15 live records—and he’ll be p...

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Live: Iggy Pop at Desert Daze, Saturday, Oct. 14

Live: Iggy Pop at Desert Daze, Saturday, Oct. 14

Sunday, October 22, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

The Desert Daze music festival has continued to grow in both popularity and acclaim. However, I am not sure the festival was ready for Iggy Pop.

Frankly, I am not sure any festival could be ready for Iggy Pop. But he’s exactly what Desert Daze got as its headliner on Saturday, Oct. 14.

His performance w...

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Twisted in His Own Way: Jesse Blaze Snider Is a Possible Highlight at the Desert Moon Metal Fest

Twisted in His Own Way: Jesse Blaze Snider Is a Possible Highlight at the Desert Moon Metal Fest

Tuesday, October 17, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider is a fiery, creative force—and the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree: The same can be said about his son, Jesse Blaze Snider.

Jesse Blaze Snider has found success in many different areas of the entertainment industry, and is slated to bring his show to the Desert...

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Live: Gorillaz at The Forum, Oct. 5

Live: Gorillaz at The Forum, Oct. 5

Monday, October 09, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

When Gorillaz—a “virtual” band featuring four animated members—released its first, self-titled album in 2001, I didn’t know what to think about it.

Now two decades into Gorillaz’s existence, many people still don’t know what to think about Gorillaz, which was founded by Damon Albarn of the Britpop ba...

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Laura Palmer Won't Be Present: Twin Peaks Performs at Desert Daze in Joshua Tree

Laura Palmer Won't Be Present: Twin Peaks Performs at Desert Daze in Joshua Tree

Friday, October 06, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

The band is called Twin Peaks. Is the name related to that awesome David Lynch show?

Nope. Twin Peaks is named after … a Texas based sports bar and restaurant chain?

Yep. After turning in awesome performances at Coachella in April, the Chicago natives will be performing at Desert Daze in Joshua Tree o...

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He's Doing Good: Longtime R&B/Soul Performer Lee Fields, Coming to Desert Daze, Is Enjoying His Late-in-Life Career Surge

He's Doing Good: Longtime R&B/Soul Performer Lee Fields, Coming to Desert Daze, Is Enjoying His Late-in-Life Career Surge

Thursday, October 05, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

This year’s Desert Daze lineup includes a lot of psychedelic-rock and garage-rock bands—but it also features an impressive array of R&B and soul singers.

One of the R&B/soul highlights is Lee Fields and the Expressions, which will be performing at Desert Daze on Friday, Oct. 13.

Fields has enj...

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