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Playboy Jazz Festival 2013 Swings June 15-16

Father’s Day Weekend Lineup Stars Sheila E., Naturally 7/Herbie Hancock, Trombone Shorty, the Brubeck Brothers, George Duke/Jeffrey Osborne and 15 More from Legends to...

Nesmith Rejoins Monkees For Fall Tour; Stops in L.A., Santa Barbara

Surviving Monkees Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz, and Peter Tork return to the concert stage in November 2012 for a historic, 12-date tour of the...
Quebe Sisters Photo: Stephen K. Peeples

Quebe Sisters Cowboy Festival 2012 Spotlight Q&A

The Quebe Sisters Band from Fort Worth, Texas, headlined the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival at Renaud and Andre Veluzat's world-famous Melody Ranch Motion Picture...

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...
Reflections on Solid State Neon Faces jukebox

Reflections on Solid State Neon Faces

Santa Clarita journalist Stephen K. Peeples comments on the transition of the neon jukebox from analog to digital for a Replay magazine story published...
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British Blues Legend John Mayall Hits Canyon Clubs Jan. 23-25

After burning up Canyon Club stages in November 2018, legendary British blues singer, keyboardist, guitarist and harmonica player John Mayall and his smokin' hot...

Tom Brown, Zappa Expert, Zoogz Rift Drummer, Rhino Veteran, Dead at 73

H.T. “Tom” Brown, musician, record company veteran, producer, author and noted Frank Zappa expert, died in Culver City, California, on April 15, 2020. He...

Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses ‘Blow’ Hard on Second Album

Party Band Updates Classic  Jump-Swing Style with New Originals on Second Album, an Out-of-the-Box Jazz Hit On "Blow," Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses'...
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Monterey International Pop Festival: The Book – Summer of Love 1967

The Monterey International Pop Festival Boxed Set Rhino/MIPF, October 1992 Boxed Set Co-Produced and Book Written by Stephen K. Peeples, Grammy Nominee, and Co-Produced and Designed by Geoff...
Wild Honey Orchestra plays Buffalo Springfield Alex marquee

Buffalo Springfield Again at Wild Honey Autism Benefit Show Feb. 17

It's the event of the season: The all-star Wild Honey Orchestra & Friends will play the music of pioneering folk-country-rock band Buffalo Springfield in a...
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