Laura Jean Anderson Puts on a Brave Face Ahead of Bootleg Show Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The holiday time brings cheer for most, but when spent away from family or friends, one may become forlorn. Laura Jean Anderson’s recent EP should alleviate the pain, not only for anyone in such a position this December, but for all who have felt self-doubt at any point … Continue reading

The 405 meets Laura Jean Anderson Originally appeared on the 405.  It took Laura Jean Anderson some years of adjusting to feel comfortable in her own skin. She was always a fish-out-of-water, growing up in a traditional Mormon household…in the grunge haven of Olympia, Washington. Hovering between these communities, she felt fully accepted by neither, which made her double down on her eccentricities. Fast forward … Continue reading

Local Rock Queens Form Sisterhood of the Traveling Wilburys Originally premiered on LA Weekly.  Time to ruin more testosterone-centric childhoods with another all-female reboot, this time of The Traveling Wilburys. Aptly called Sisterhood of the Traveling Wilburys, five of L.A.’s strongest singer-songwriters came together for a cover of “Handle Me With Care,” which makes its debut today. Read more. Sisterhood of the Traveling Wilburys:Livingmore | … Continue reading

Friends of Lauren Ruth Ward Pack House at her Record Release at the Bootleg

sngshows: Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. for http://www.BlurredCulture.com Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Words by me, photos by Derrick K. Lee, Esq.  If her oversold show at the Bootleg revealed anything, it’s that Lauren Ruth Ward is LA’s worst kept secret. Filling the venue last Friday were all of Ward’s friends–both current and future, she reminded us. This made for a wild and endearing … Continue reading Friends of Lauren Ruth Ward Pack House at her Record Release at the Bootleg

Friends of Lauren Ruth Ward Pack House at her Record Release at the Bootleg

Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. for http://www.BlurredCulture.com Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Words by me, photos by Derrick K. Lee, Esq.  If her oversold show at the Bootleg revealed anything, it’s that Lauren Ruth Ward is LA’s worst kept secret. Filling the venue last Friday were all of Ward’s friends–both current and future, she reminded us. This made for a wild and endearing show, … Continue reading Friends of Lauren Ruth Ward Pack House at her Record Release at the Bootleg