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Austin’s Legends: Kris Kristofferson

Austin’s Legends: Kris Kristofferson

Tales From The Legendary Founder of The Groundlings Austin’s Legends: Kris Kristofferson By Gary Austin Contributing Writer While driving from Twin Peaks to my gig in North Beach, a song blasted from my car radio.  And the blast was a tender ballad. I had never heard of Sammi Smith.  She was singing “Help Me Make […]

Get Country, Get Down

Get Country, Get Down

Tired of standing in line outside of LA clubs? Ever wish you could get down to Guy Clark, Waylon Jennings and Billy Joe Shaver? With Get Country, Get Down, Turnstyled, Junkpiled brings you a playlist that is sure to help you get your Country Groove on.     Get Country, Get Down 1. Ramblin Man […]

5 Artists to see in LA this Fall

5 Artists to see in LA this Fall

1. Glen Campbell Campbell, whose battle with Alzheimers sends him on a farewell tour, will be performing at Club Nokia on October 6. 2. Justin Townes Earle I saw JTE in February at the Autrey Museum.  He is by far the most exciting americana artist around today.  His recent album, Harlem River Blues is my pick […]

Flashback Friday! The Highwaymen

Johnny, Waylon, Kris and Willie fall victim to 80s production. Country super-group The Highwaymen with their video, Highwayman. What’s cooler than seeing these country gods as Woody Allen, Oedipus Wrecks style floating heads in the sky? Not much.  And at the song’s end, the floating heads form into the Mount Rushmore of Country.   The […]