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DWIGHT YOAKAM showed up for Brian Whelan's show at The Grand Ole Echo on May 13th!
with Matt Magener
with Rod Melancon
The Grand Ole Austin was included in LA Magazine's article, "Five Amazing Moments at SXSW"!
Thanks to our friend, Courtney Sudbrink (Editor of TurnstyledJunkpiled.com) for designing this beautiful poster! Check out our SXSW page (on the menu above) for the full lineup and updates and click on the music player to sample some of the artist's music!
Courtney Sudbrink, our friend and Editor of the Americana music blog www.turnstyledjunkpiled.com
recently interviewed Ryan Bingham for Texas LoneStar Music Magazine.
The Grand Ole Echo get a little shout out (Ryan Bingham graced our stage in the early years!)
Read the full article here: www.lonestarmusic.com/magazine/mag_html/coverstore.html
LA Magazine voted The Grand Ole Echo, "Best of LA-Urban Honky Tonks"!
The issue is now on the stands (as of July 26, 2012)--and Matt & I
got to go to a swanky party @ The Ritz Carlton. Thanks, LA Magazine!
ABC 7 NEWS "EYE ON LA" came out to a show on July 15th and did a little feature
piece on us to go hand-in-hand with our "Best of LA win!
It aired Saturday, July 28th and here is the link. We're the 3rd segment in-"things to do" in LA.
Thanks, "Eye on LA"! abclocal.go.com/kabc/story
The Grand Ole Echo is Americana and country music (The good kind!) every Sunday in the Spring/Summer at the legendary Echo in Echo Park!
MAKE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR WEEKLY LINEUP PAGE TO LEARN ABOUT THIS WEEK'S BANDS!
3 bands on the mainstage and 1 or 2 on the 'backporch'!
Doors open at 5:30 PM and shut at 9:00PM, so you can get back home in time to wash your face and say your prayers.
Relax out back on the Ole Echo backporch, listen to some acoustic music and eat some delicious pizza from Two Boots!
Come back inside and listen to DJ Cousin Roy spinning great old classic country on the record player between acts. See some of the best country/roots bands in L.A.: dance, drink and meet your pals old and new at the friendliest free shows in town.
1822 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90026 213.413.8200
Ladies and Gentlemen! The very first official Grand Ole Podcast put together and hosted by Matt Farber! Listen to the upcoming bands, and little chatter with Justin and Rich from Old Californio. A very fine job, indeed! This will be a weekly tool for previewing the upcoming shows: bit.ly/YfWsY4
Justin Smith of Old Californio along with Jennifer Gibbons and myself sat down with Siria Contreras of IN Traffik Radio and previewed the upcoming season and chatted about The Grand Ole Echo and Old Californio. You can listen to that podcast here:bit.ly/YGo1tr
Southland Serenade's Grant Langston interviews The Grand Ole Echo's own, Walter Spencer: bit.ly/IGffbv
“…The Echo Park crowd knock back longnecks and listen to bands that can include (former) local fixture, Mike Stinson,or former members of the Blasters. Members of Wilco, and The Black Crowes have been known to show up and even take the stage.” -Los Angeles Magazine
“Sunday afternoons, put a kick in God’s day with the Grand Ole Echo, a downhome celebration with three live bands plus and old-timey jam and bbq on the back patio.”
- The Pasadena Weekly
"Oh, I've heard of The Grand Ole Echo..."--Some guy from New York
Don't miss this great series of the best local and not-so-local country acts around!
(photo credit: Naomi Hunt)
"I love the grand ole echo, they have good music and great juice!"--Oliver, at age 4 years (he's 5 now!)