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Fall Arts Preview

The best of the season

September 19, 2004|Chris Barton

Pop music/

World music

Air The French electronica duo mixes its lush, down-tempo soundscapes with a full orchestra. With Stereolab and Sondre Lerche. Hollywood Bowl, Sept. 26.

Willie Nelson The singing-songwriting "Red-Headed Stranger" from Texas returns. Los Angeles County Fair, Sept. 26.

Story of the Year The exuberant St. Louis quintet made a strong showing for themselves opening for Linkin Park on that band's recent tour. The Grove of Anaheim, Sept. 28. Also, The Wiltern LG, Oct. 3.

Sting, Annie Lennox A pair of adult-contemporary favorites, led by the former Police-man, who in 2003 released the album "Sacred Love." Lennox's most recent CD, "Bare," was her first in eight years. Hollywood Bowl, Sept. 28-29. Also, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Oct. 1.

For The Record
Los Angeles Times Tuesday September 21, 2004 Home Edition Main News Part A Page 2 National Desk 0 inches; 33 words Type of Material: Correction
Pop bands -- In the pop music listings for Sunday Calendar's Fall Preview edition, Snow Patrol was listed as a trio from Scotland. It hails from Northern Ireland and is now a quartet.
For The Record
Los Angeles Times Sunday September 26, 2004 Home Edition Sunday Calendar Part E Page 2 Calendar Desk 1 inches; 34 words Type of Material: Correction
Snow Patrol group -- In the pop music listings for last Sunday's Fall Preview edition, Snow Patrol was listed as a trio from Scotland. It is now a quartet and hails from Northern Ireland.

The Deftones Dense, heavy rock mixed with the expressive vocals of Chino Moreno. House of Blues, Sept. 28-29. Also, House of Blues Anaheim, Sept. 30.

Antibalas The 14-piece Brooklyn collective specializes in re-creating the Afrobeat sounds of the late Fela Kuti. Conga Room, Sept. 30-Oct. 1.

New York Dolls The pioneering glam-punk band led by David Johansen and Sylvain Sylvain performs in L.A. for the first time in 20 years. Avalon Hollywood, Sept. 30. Also, House of Blues Anaheim, Oct. 1

Earlimart The band celebrates the release of its new CD, "Treble & Tremble." El Cid, Sept. 30.

Santana Long a Southland concert favorite, the veteran guitarist's 2002 release "Shaman" featured guest spots from P.O.D. and Seal. Greek Theatre, Sept. 30-Oct. 2.

OCTOBER

Juan Gabriel The Mexican vocalist has been recording since 1978. Arrowhead Pond, Oct. 1. Also, Staples Center, Oct. 2.

Gillian Welch One of the leaders of the post-"O Brother, Where Art Thou?" roots-music renaissance, the singer-guitarist's laid-back 2003 release "Soul Journey" introduced drums and organ to her mix. Avalon Hollywood, Oct. 1.

Brooks & Dunn The long-running country duo performed at the Republican National Convention. Hyundai Pavilion, Oct. 1.

Jolie Holland The Texas singer-songwriter's "official" studio debut, "Escondida," mixes vintage folk, jazz and country melodies with contemporary lyrics. La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Oct. 1.

The Libertines The British band was at the forefront of the garage-rock revival in 2002. Henry Fonda Theatre, Oct. 2.

Snow Patrol Lush, anthemic indie-pop from the Scottish trio. Avalon Hollywood, Oct. 5.

The Tragically Hip The long-running Canadian band performs from its new album "In Between Evolution." Avalon Hollywood, Oct. 6.

Richard Thompson The veteran singer-songwriter performs from "1,000 Years of Popular Music," touching on Gilbert & Sullivan, Stephen Foster, Prince and many others. Irvine Barclay Theatre, Oct. 6.

Norah Jones Success "Feels Like Home" for the young vocalist, whose mix of jazz, blues, and country on her debut album made her a chart sensation in 2002. Santa Barbara Bowl, Oct. 6. Also, Hollywood Bowl, Oct. 9.

Supergrass The British rock band celebrates the release of its greatest-hits retrospective "Supergrass Is 10." Avalon Hollywood, Oct. 7.

Incredible String Band The experimental folk outfit that earned a cult following for its work in the late '60s and early '70s tours the U.S. for the first time in nearly 30 years. McCabe's, Oct. 8.

Los Amigos Invisibles The raucous sextet mixes salsa, disco and funk on its latest CD, "Venezuelan Zinga Son Vol. 1." Avalon Hollywood, Oct. 8. Also, House of Blues Anaheim, Oct. 9.

Genius: A Night for Ray Charles The music of "Brother Ray" is celebrated and performed by Mary J. Blige, Kenny Chesney, Al Green, Elton John, Norah Jones, B.B. King, Reba McEntire, Usher, Stevie Wonder and more. Hosted by Jamie Foxx. Staples Center, Oct. 8.

Trashcan Sinatras The Scottish indie pop band recently released their first album in eight years. Troubadour, Oct. 8-9.

Lila Downs The eclectic Mexican folk artist deftly mixes styles from global musical traditions on her latest CD "One Blood/Una Sangre." Royce Hall, UCLA, Oct. 9.

KZLA Country Bash The country radio powerhouse's charity concert features performances by Kid Rock, Uncle Kracker, Rascal Flatts, SHeDAISY and more. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Oct. 9.

Badly Drawn Boy The acclaimed British singer-songwriter also known as Damon Gough performs from his new CD, "One Plus One Is One." Avalon Hollywood, Oct. 12.

R.E.M. The Athens, Ga.-based band helped forge the sound of alternative rock in the '80s. The group releases its 13th album, "Around the Sun," this year. Greek Theatre, Oct. 13. Also, Santa Barbara Bowl, Oct. 14. and Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Oct. 16.

Angie Stone The neo-soul singer performs from her new album, "Stone Love." House of Blues, Oct. 13.

Caetano Veloso A legend in his native Brazil, the singer-guitarist's most recent release "A Foreign Sound" presents his take on work by American artists as varied as David Byrne, Cole Porter and Nirvana. Royce Hall, UCLA, Oct. 13-14.

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