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Pasadena Daydream : Rose Bowl, Pasadena, 31/8/2019 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches and photographs goth rock icons the Cure curate a highly impressive support bill capped with a superb headline slot for their all-day festival in the blazing California sunshine.

Steve Miller : Vina Robles Amphitheater, Paso Robles, 18/8/2019 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann enjoys a hot Night at the Vina Robles Amphitheater in California with classic rock/blues artist Steve Miller.

Don McLean : Libbey Bowl, Ojai, 17/8/2019 - Live Reviews
L.Paul Mann watches and photographs veteran folk rocker Don McLean at the Libbey Bowl in Ojai in California.

Avett Brothers : Vina Robles Amphitheater, Paso Robles, 18/8/2019 - Live Reviews
b. Paul Mann watches the Avett Brothers bring families together for a sold-out concert at Vina Robles Amphitheater in Paso Robles in California.

Pat Benatar and Melissa Etheridge : Mid-State Fair, Paso Robles, 18/7/2019 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches Pat Benatar and Melissa Etheridge bring classic rock to the Mid- State Fair in Paso Robles in California.

Hyde : 1720, Los Angeles, 26/5/2019 - Live Reviews
L.Paul Mann watches Hyde bring Japanese keavy metal to a sold out crowd at 1720 Club in Los Angeles.

Hyde : Interview - Interviews
Japanese singer/songwriter/producer Hyde talks to L. Paul Mann about his upcoming US tour and new solo album, 'Anti'.

Kansas : Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara, 7/4/2019 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches and photographs pioneering progressive rockers Kansas play an extensive set at the Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara.

Arlo Guthrie : Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 19/3//2019 - Live Reviews
L.Paul Mann watches iconic singer-songwriter Arlo Guthrie make a welcome return to the Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara.

Bush/Live : Roxy Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, 12/3/2019 - Live Reviews
L Paul Mann watches Bush and Live play a secret concert at the legendary Roxy Theater in Hollywood to announce a summer tour of the United States.

Flogging Molly : Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez, California, 22/3/2019 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches Irish-American rockers Flogging Molly play a boisterous and exuberant show at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez.

Rob Thomas : Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez, California, 29/3/2019 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann watches Matchbox Twenty and hugely successful solo singer Rob Thomas dust off his back catalogue for an impressive tour-previewing show in California.

Musink : OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa, 10/3/2019 - Live Reviews
L. Paul Mann enjoys the third and final day of the 12th annual Musink Festival in California which featured an onslaught of punk veterans.

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.

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