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Monthly Archives: November 2011

White, Raconteurs Close Out Voodoo Festival

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Having ended a three-year hiatus just over a month ago, the Raconteurs seem to be in fighting form after closing out the Voodoo Experience in New Orleans on Oct. 30.

Here’s a great video of the band playing their 2006 hit single, “Steady As She Goes,” which is off Broken Boy Soldiers.

Check out guitarist – and former White Stripes front man and Dead Weather drummer – Jack White putting his customized Gretsch Duo Jet through the paces:

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Olivia Harrison To Discuss New Book

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The author of the very book Gretsch is offering to the grand-prize winner of the George Harrison Signature Duo Jet Giveaway will be signing copies in New York City this Friday, as Olivia Harrison is set to appear at Barnes & Noble Bookstore at 2289 Broadway at 7 p.m.

George Harrison: Living in the Material World is a 400-page tome that culls together items from Harrison’s personal archive of photos, letters, diaries and memorabilia, giving an unprecedented and richly detailed look at the entire life of a great musician who touched the lives of millions.


The book is filled with reminiscences from Harrison’s friends, including Eric Clapton, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr.

While at the NYC event, Olivia will sit down with musician Warren Zanes to discuss George and the book and sign copies.

The winner of Gretsch’s George Harrison Giveaway will also get their very own G6128T-GH George Harrison Signature Duo Jet guitar, while five second-prize winners will receive a copy of the book.

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Lynda Kay To Play Showcase Thursday In Hollywood

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Singer/songwriter Lynda Kay is bringing her brand of soulful country to the Hollywood area this week, as she will play a showcase at the Club Tarantino party at Santa Monica’s Three Clubs.

Kay’s debut solo album, Dream My Darling was released in late 2009 and features 12 classic heartbreakers, including one track featuring a cameo from Billy Bob Thornton.

Her set begins at 9 p.m., followed by a birthday celebration and show with the legendary Jerry Donahue and special guests, and a performance by heavy-metal mariachi band (you read that right) Metalachi.

Here’s a video of Kay talking about her particular Gretsch guitar:

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