The Wrags- LOUIE of the Week

This week, the LOUIE Report blog is proud to acknowledge a band from the state where Governor Matthew E. Welsh once governed.

The Wrags performed at their Speedway High School class of 1969 reunion. They did LOUIE LOUIE, and for that fact alone, you gotta love these guys…

You can find more about these […]

Brave Combo – LOUIE of the Week

This week, the LOUIE REPORT honors Brave Combo for their dynamic version of the song, winning a LOUIE of the Week mention!.

This is from a performance just a few days ago – September 18 at the 2009 Peoria, Illinois Octoberfest.

It also wins a “best music vieo with pole in the middle’ award!


Let’s get Paul Revere & Raiders into Rock Hall of Fame!

It’s time to get Paul Revere & the Raiders into this thing called the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.”

It’s time to just DO IT!

A group of dedicated Paul Revere & Raiders fans just created a website to promote this concept, and you can visit it at:

For decades they […]

The Wave Pictures – LOUIE of the Week

Today, the LOUIE of the Week comes from Spain. The band is known as The Wave Pictures and they perform both LOUIE LOUIE and Lou Reed‘s “Sweet Jane” in this YouTube clip. You can learn more about this band by visiting:


James Williamson & Careless Hearts – LOUIE of the Week

For the first time in 35 years, James Williamson, returns to the stage to perform the songs he used to do with Iggy & the Stooges. The Careless Hearts are his backup band, and the venue is the Blank Club in San Jose, CA.

Me, Im just glad I was there on September 5, […]

Follow-up on Jack Ely & Courtmen at Ontario Armory

Jack Ely sent out a message to his friends after his big show at the Ontario Armory. He gave me permission to recycle these words, so here’s his report:

As most of you know by now, last weekend my old band and I played a benefit gig for the tri-county food bank at the Ontario […]

Whole lotta Portland stuff on October 17

You ever notice how some things come together all at once? You go through periods where there’s nothing good on TV, and there’s nobody playing any live concerts that you feel like seeing, then all of a sudden, there’s like a TON of great stuff, all happening at the same? I get that all the […]

BLEEK – Louie of the Week

This week, the LOUIE of the Week award goes out to the BLEEK, who performed a live version in Amsterdam, shared with the world via YouTube.

I love the fact that the band is a bunch of kids, and I can’t understand what they’re actuallly saying… something I’m sure a lot of folks were saying […]