You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Peter Case

Peter Case was in full singer-songwriter mode for the release performance for his latest Vanguard label release, "Full Service No Waiting." Still known as leader of L.A.'s revered -- and occasionally revived --Plimsouls, Case's new songs are carefully crafted essays on home and the ramblin' life, a pleasure to listen to.

Peter Case was in full singer-songwriter mode for the release performance for his latest Vanguard label release, “Full Service No Waiting.” Still known as leader of L.A.’s revered — and occasionally revived –Plimsouls, Case’s new songs are carefully crafted essays on home and the ramblin’ life, a pleasure to listen to.

Acoustic guitar in hand, harmonica-holder around his neck, and an adenoidal wheeze in his voice, Case essayed most of the new album (his third for Vanguard after as many for Geffen) during the lengthy set. He was accompanied by a band, many of whom appear on the new album, though subsequent tour stops will evidently be solo.

Group, which included Don Heffington on percussion, Greg Leisz (k.d. lang, Dave Alvin) on various electric guitars and album producer Andrew Williams on harmonium and guitar, played subtly, for the most part, adding color to Case’s lyrics rather than submerging them.

Peter Case

Cafe Largo; 160 seats; $10

Production: Presented inhouse. Band: Andrew Williams, Greg Leisz, Tony Marsico, Sandy Chila, Don Heffington. Reviewed March 12, 1998.

More Music

  • Soulja Boy Drake Tyga

    Soulja Boy Vs. Drake and Tyga: 'Breakfast Club' Co-Host Breaks Down the Feud (EXCLUSIVE)

    “Tyga…. TYGA? TYGA???” Soulja Boy’s recent interview on New York radio show “The Breakfast Club” included this meme-worthy line. Barely 24 hours after sitting down with Power 105.1 hosts DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God, the clip has logged over 4 million views, roughly the same amount of followers Soulja has on Instagram. [...]

  • Mariah Carey All I Want for

    Mariah Carey's Assistant Claims She Was Urinated On and Called a 'Whore'

    Mariah Carey’s former assistant claims in a new lawsuit that she was subjected to physical and sexual abuse, which included being called a “whore” and being urinated on. Lianna Shakhnazaryan filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming she was tormented by Carey’s manager, Stella Bulochnikov. According to the suit, Bulochnikov slapped her buttocks and [...]

  • Bishop Briggs

    Bishop Briggs, Blackwave Among Winners of Inaugural Music Moves Europe Awards

    Emergent artists from across the EU are in Groningen this week to play showcases for music festival bookers, and several award shows took place Wednesday evening to toast top talent. Accordingly, bands were on hand from all corners of the European Union to collect prizes (and grant money) that will further careers. The Music Moves [...]

  • Phil McIntyre Steps Down as Roc

    Phil McIntyre Steps Down From Roc Nation Management, but Remains Affiliated With Company

    Phil McIntyre has stepped down as president of Roc Nation Management, but his PhilyMack management company remains affiliated with Roc, a source close to the situation tells Variety. PhilyMack, which McIntyre founded in 2006, partnered with Roc Nation in 2015. The source stressed that McIntyre’s role at Roc Nation Management  — whose clients include Rihanna, [...]

  • Miley Cyrus performs during the "I

    Metallica, Miley Cyrus and a Reunited Soundgarden Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell

    Metallica, Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus and Maroon 5’s Adam Levine headlined an all-star lineup honoring the late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell at a mammoth five-hour tribute concert in Los Angeles Wednesday. Mixing rock n’ roll with elements of pop, punk and stripped-down acoustics, the sold-out event was a journey through Cornell’s decades-long career and a [...]

  • Hikaru Utada to Perform 'Kingdom Hearts'

    Hikaru Utada to Perform 'Kingdom Hearts' Songs in PlayStation VR

    PlayStation VR owners can catch a special performance from Japanese-American singer-songwriter Hikaru Utada starting on Friday, Jan. 18, according to the PlayStation Blog. Filmed at the Yokohama Arena, the “Hikaru Utada Laughter in the Dark Tour 2018 – ‘Hikari’ & ‘Chikai’ – VR” features two songs from the “Kingdom Hearts” franchise — “Simple and Clean” [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content