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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Monday, May 12, 2014 at 5:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Los Lobos Join Johnny Cash Tribute

Los Lobos Join Johnny Cash Tribute

The Southern California icons turn it up at the Roadshow Revival. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2013 at 6:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cars, Vintage Style, and Johnny Cash Love

Cars, Vintage Style, and Johnny Cash Love

Roadshow Revival turns its wheels toward Ventura. Read »

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 at 6:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

All Hail the Queen of Rockabilly

All Hail the Queen of Rockabilly

Wanda Jackson will headline a summertime Ventura festival. Read »

Monday, Mar 5, 2012 at 9:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Johnny Cash Birthday Celebration

Johnny Cash Birthday Celebration

The Johnny Cash Music Festival proved a rollicking festival in '11. It's headed back to Ventura for more cars, guitars, and vintage pin-up style. Read »

Monday, Jun 13, 2011 at 9:05 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bass, Beverages, and Vines

Bass, Beverages, and Vines

Stray Cats bassist Lee Rocker is taking his string-thumping bad-a-tude to a Temecula winery. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2011 at 10:56 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Johnny Cash Music Festival

Johnny Cash Music Festival

Roadside Revival is saluting the sounds of Mr. Johnny Cash in Ventura. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
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ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.