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Nikhil Korula Band Grooves in San Diego

Blending jazz, rock and reggae, the Nikhil Korula Band will bring its vibrant sound and dance rhythms to RT’s Longboard Grill in San Diego...

Beatles on Sullivan Changed My Life for 50 Years

An Appreciation by a First-Generation Fan who's Touched the Dream We've heard lots of famous and not-so-famous first-generation American Baby Boomers talk about how seeing...

Famed Rock Bassist Tim Bogert Guest of Honor at All-Star Bash

This is a preview of the March 2012 Tim Bogert bash; a recap follows with a link to photos from the event. You can nurse...
The Beatles in Liverpool, Sept. 28, 1962.

Lewisohn Beatles Author to U.S. for Tune In

Lewisohn's Beatles Invasion 2013: Late October Bi-Coastal Blitz for Bloomingdale's Book Signings and Panels in NYC and L.A. Mark Lewisohn, the world-renowned and respected Beatles...
Al Schmitt at 2013 Grammy Awards. Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images, courtesy Al Schmitt

Grammy Legend Al Schmitt Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Ceremony Outside Capitol Tower Set for Thurs., Aug. 13 at 11:30 a.m.  By Stephen K. Peeples Al Schmitt, the most honored recording engineer and producer in Grammy...
The Narwhals on SCVTV's 'House Blend' with Stephen K. Peeples screenshot

The Narwhals, formerly The Feaver, Rock ‘House Blend’ on SCVTV

Young Santa Clarita rock band reboots with new name, more original sound, premieres new songs on TV By Stephen K. Peeples Popular young Santa Clarita rock...
Walk of Western Stars Veluzats unveiling

Walk of Western Stars Honors Andre & Renaud Veluzat, Bo Hopkins

Capping the 2017 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, the city of Santa Clarita honored celebrated character actor Bo Hopkins and Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studios...

Louis Prima Jr. and Band to Jump, Jive ‘n’ Wail in H’wood, Malibu

Visit the Peeples Place at KHTS front page. Las Vegas-based jump-swing party band Louis Prima Jr.  and The Witnesses featuring singer Sarah Spiegel swing west...
Jim Hagen Jazzical Rod Bennett

Santa Clarita Remembers Good Vibes with Rod Bennett

Family, Friends, Students & Bandmates Flood Social Media with Tributes and Memories By Stephen K. Peeples Longtime Santa Clarita resident and Arroyo Seco Junior High School...
Jeff Beck 2016 promo photo

‘Strat Cats’ Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy Tour U.S., Rock Hollywood Bowl Aug. 10

By Stephen K. Peeples Grammy-winning Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame icons and Fender Stratocaster-playing "Strat Cats" Jeff Beck and Buddy Guy hit the road this...
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