Tag: Joe Ely

Concert review: Joe Ely at the Mint in Los Angeles

By Terry Roland -It’s been a long four-year stretch without a solo Joe Ely show in Los Angeles. Our drought ended November 17th as he and supporting instrumentalist, Jeff Plankenhorn, made a rare appearance at L.A.’s famous club, The Mint. The capacity crowd was treated to a 90 minutes-plus show, which included a rich set of songs, old and new.…

Americana Music chart: Keen’s “Ready for Confetti” soars

Robert Earl Keen’s fine new album (reviewed here this week) “Ready for Confetti” moved into sixth on this week’s Americana Music Chart, while the top five places were unchanged, with John Hiatt, Gillian Welch, the Jayhawks, Kasey Chambers and Joe Ely in the top five spots. New to the chart: The Bottle Rockets’ “Not So Loud” at 40. (Pictured)