At the end of this month, The Cafe brings you a week’s worth of shows recorded in Los Angeles for our Sense of Place series. 

Here’s some required reading as we get ready to explore the City of Angels’ legendary music scene: An Oral History of Laurel Canyon, the Sixties and Seventies Music Mecca in the latest issue of Vanity Fair. Set aside some time, because it’s well worth the read! 

(Photo: Henry Dilitz /