Check out the new December 2008 issue of Arthur (download
here as a PDF) for “American Beauties,” an expanded photo essay from Eddie Dean and Leon Kagarsie’s Pure Country. Full details for tonight’s show after the jump.
Mon Dec 15
Echo, Grand Ol Echo, Stories, Process Books & Arthur Magazine present
A Celebration of the book “PURE COUNTRY”
Featuring “The First Lady of Banjo” RONI STONEMAN of the Stoneman Family
With special honky tonk performances from MIKE STINSON * DAVE GLEASON * DAVE SERBY WEST OF TEXAS
and DJs “Lonesome Cowboy” Chad Brown and Cuz’n Roy
enter at 1154 Glendale Blvd Echo Park, CA 90026 http://www.attheecho.com/ 7:30pm / $10 / all ages
213 413 8200
Tickets available at ticketweb.com
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December 15, 2008 by Jay Babcock
About Jay Babcock
I am an independent writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona.
In 2023: I publish an email newsletter called LANDLINE = https://jaybabcock.substack.com
Previously: I co-founded and edited Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curated the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was somehow listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. From 2010 to 2021, I lived in rural wilderness in Joshua Tree, Ca.