Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword and has been the Clubs Editor for the paper since 2006. He's also worked in music supervision for film and was managing editor of Color Red magazine. Solomon hopes to one day shake the hand of Tom Waits.
16 days ago | Interviews
A year after the 1988 breakup of Hüsker Dü, the mighty punk trio that Bob Mould had fronted for a decade, he played his first ever solo shows at McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica in support of his debut solo album, Workbook. “It was really nerv...
24 days ago | Jazz
Dazzle is leaving its longtime location at 940 Lincoln Street and preparing to move downtown to the Baur’s Building at 1512 Curtis Street, where the club will celebrate its grand re-opening on Thursday, June 1.
29 days ago | Concerts
About halfway through Jonathan Richman’s hour-long set at the Bluebird Theater on Tuesday night, he proclaims, “We don’t do concerts; we do parties.”
1 month ago | Bars
Over the years, the space next door to the Boulder Theater has housed different bars and restaurants, most recently Ghost BBQ and Sprits. But when that partnership between the venue and the restaurant expired, Z2 Entertainment, which operates the ...
2 months ago | Music News
Marty Jones says he’s comfortable fronting bands, something he’s been doing for three decades — but he’s scared to death of playing by himself. Jones, who’s led the roots and rockabilly groups the Great Unknowns and the Pork Boilin’ Poor Boys, res...