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Prodigy : Photoscapes 2015 - Live Reviews
In tribute to their vocalist and dancer Keith Flint who died on the 4th March, L. Paul Mann presents photographs of the Prodigy taken at the Riot Fest in Denver in 2015.

Reverend Tall Tree’s Blues Opera : Ojai Underground Exchange, Ojai, 3/3/2019 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann at the tiny Ojai Underground Exchange enjoys veteran singer-songwriter Chris Pierce's extraordinary two part set of story songs, 'Reverend Tall Trees Blues Opera'.

Kooks : Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, 12/2/2019 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches and photographs British folk blues rockers the Kooks play a triumphant set at the Hollywood Palladium.

Greta Van Fleet : Interview - Interviews
L. Paul Mann talks to Danny Wagner, the drummer and multi-instrumentalist with rising young blues rock group Greta Van Fleet, about his band's early roots and main influences.

David Bromberg, Larry Campbell and David Hidalgo : Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 15/1/2019 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches the American Crossroads Trio, in which David Bromberg, Larry Campbell and Los Lobos guitarist David Hidalgo team up for a Californian concert.

David Crosby : Lobero Theater, Santa Barbara, 8/11/2018 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches David Crosby play a homecoming gig with his new band at the Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara.

Vintage Trouble : Troubadour, Los Angeles, 15/11/2018 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches retro-influenced act Vintage Trouble rock the Troubadour in Los Angeles.

Surfrider Benefit : Alcazar Theater, Carpinteria, 4/11/2018 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann finds that the Surfrider Benefit brings a diverse group of four song writers to the Alcazar Theater in Carpinteria.

Slash : Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, 16/10/2018, - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators return home to play the Hollywood Palladium.

The The : Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, 25/9/2018 - Live Reviews
l. Paul Mann watches The The on their first US tour in eighteen years bring 80’s angst back to the Hollywood Palladium.

Graham Nash : Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 9/10/2018 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches Graham Nash plays fifty years of hits at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara.

Gin Blossoms : Discovery, Ventura,California, 11/9/2018 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann enjoys a blinding greatest hits set from 90's alt. rock band Gin Blossoms.

Kaaboo : Del Mar, San Diego, 16/9/2018 - Live Reviews
L Paul Mann guides us through the many and varied delights of the final day of sunny San Diego's KAABOO festival,

Kaaboo : Del Mar, San Diego, 15/9/2018 - Live Reviews
On the second day of San Diego's KAABOO festival, L Paul Mann takes in hip-hop, alt-rock and the return of some musical legends.

Kaaboo : Del Mar, San Diego, 14/9/2018 - Live Reviews
L Paul Mann surveys the end-of-summer scene at the opening day of the musically diverse KAABOO music festival in California.

Roger Daltrey : at Vina Robles Amphitheatre, Paso Robles, 12/8/2018 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches Roger Daltrey pull out some old Who gems at Vina Robles Amphitheater in California.

Yes : Greek Theater, Los Angeles, 29/9/2018 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman bring their latest version of Yes to the Greek Theater Los Angeles.

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival : Manchester, Tennesee, 7/6/2018...8/6/2018 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann enjoys the first two days of the Bonnaroo Music Festival, watching sets from Cage The Elephant, Muse and Sheryl Crow and is encapsulated by its legendary and unique Superjam.

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival : Manchester, Tennesee, 9/6/2018...10/6/2018 - Live Reviews
On the third and fourth day of the Bonnaroo Music Festival L. Paul Mann sees sets by Eminem, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Old Crow Medicine Show and the Killers, but concludes that festivals of its size are no longer defined by their headline acts.

Arroyo Seco Weekend : Rose Bowl, Pasadena, 23/6/2018...24/6/2018 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann enjoys the second annual Arroyo Seco festival which included sets from the Pretenders, Belle and Sebastian, the Specials, Neil Young, Jack White and Robert Plant.

Beale Street Music Festival : Beale Street, Memphis, 4/5/2018....6/5/2018 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann enjoys the blues-oriented annual three-day Beale Street Music Festival at Memphis in Tennessee.

Welcome to Rockville : Metropolitan Park, Jacksonville, 29/4/2018 - Live Reviews
On the last day of the Welcome to Rockville hard rock festival L, Paul Mann is impressed by classic hit sets from Billy Idol and the Foo Fighters as well as that oF new blues-influenced band Greta Van Fleet.

Welcome to Rockville : Metropolitan Park, Jacksonville, 28/4/2018 - Live Reviews
At the second day of hard rock festival Welcome to Rockville L. Paul Mann watches sets from Black Veil Brides, Stone Temple Pilots and Avenge Sevenfold

Welcome to Rockville : Metropolitan Park, Jacksonville, 27/4/2018 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann attends the first day of Florida hard rock festival Welcome to Rockville including an excellent set on his final world tour from headliner Ozzy Osbourne.

Above Ground : Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, 16/4/2018 - Live Reviews
L Paul Mann witnesses a rock royalty star-studded and occasionally bizarre benefit concert in Los Angeles.

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