On Stage Music Academy is flinging its doors wide open this Saturday and extending an invitation to the Long Beach community. Community Day, which will go from noon to 3:00PM, is intended to serve both children and adults who are curious about learning to play an instrument as well as musicians of all levels.
In this video interview, musician and resident genius Bill Lanham talks about his storied career playing with Joe Walsh and touring with countless big-name music acts. He's playing this Friday night at diPiazza's Restaurant & Lounge with Spirit of Zeppelin, which is fronted by legendary musician Frank Simes. Simes is currently the musical director for The Who and Roger Daltry.
Jimmy Hewitt and the Soul Dogg Band will be performing this Friday, April 15th, at the Seabird Jazz Lounge. Fronting the band will be Lyrica Garrett, whose professional singing career began when she was discovered by Tina Turner. In this interview with Culture Agent columnist Sander Roscoe Wolff, Hewitt talks about studying with guitar greats, and recording with many top name artists.