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Bennett Scholarships Awarded to Canyon, West Ranch Seniors

Graduating seniors Christine Nguyen of Canyon High School and Daniel Bisla of West Ranch High School were each awarded a 2019 Rod Bennett Memorial...
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Wild Honey Orchestra All-Star Autism Benefit Rocks The Band

The Wild Honey Orchestra and an all-star lineup of guest performers including Jackson Browne, Peter Case and Victoria Williams are set to perform classic...
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Willie Nelson & Family Rolling to Santa Clarita

American Music Icon Adds Santa Clarita Valley Stop to 2014 Tour April 5 Willie Nelson & Family make their first-ever Santa Clarita Valley appearance when...
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Music Photographer Henry Diltz: A Lifetime of Painted & ‘Unpainted Faces’

In October 2011, renowned music photographer and 2020 International Photography Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement honoree Henry Diltz and his partners at the Morrison...
Jim Hagen and Rod Bennett work out a few changes before a gig.

Rod Bennett Tribute – Hagen Jazz Leader Jim Hagen

Bennett and Hagen Were Musical Collaborators for More Than a Decade By Stephen K. Peeples Santa Clarita jazz vibes and percussion ace Rod Bennett, who died...
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Nikhil Korula Launches Solo EP, NK Band Rocks House of Blues

Group Headlines July 9 with Songs from Korula's 'Solo Sessions' By Stephen K. Peeples Multi-genre singer, songwriter, guitarist and bandleader Nikhil Korula and the NK Band...
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Roger McGuinn Interview w/ Stephen K. Peeples, 4-2-99

Author's note, Oct. 11, 2014: The following is an expanded version of my Roger McGuinn interview, a shorter version of which was first published...
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Hard Six ‘Behind the Lens’ Rocks with Stephen K. Peeples

Ventura's outlaw punkabilly trio Hard Six launched "Behind the Lens," an exhibit of 19 photos of the band shot by 10 Southern California photographers,...
Neal Preston with photo he took of Freddie Mercury in London in 1986. Photo: Stephen K. Peeples.

Rock Photography Career Leaves Neal Preston ‘Exhilarated and Exhausted’

Renowned rock photographer Neal Preston (Led Zeppelin, Queen, The Who, Fleetwood Mac, Bruce Springsteen) talks about his career-spanning book, "Exhilarated and Exhausted," with Stephen...

Buddy Guy & Quinn Sullivan Playboy Jazz Q&A, June 2011

By Stephen K. Peeples Chicago blues legend, Grammy-winner, Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer and Kennedy Center honoree Buddy Guy returns to the Hollywood Bowl August 10, 2016,...
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