Heidi Darby is a freelance writer and contributor for OC Weekly. If there’s music or art involved, she’ll take a chance on it.
17 hours ago | Politics
The OC Women's March will take over Downtown Santa Ana on Saturday, January 20, attracting throngs of sign-toting, slogan chanting, fist-pumping folks that are ready to march in solidarity into 2018 with their voices heard loud and clear. As the m...
3 days ago | Music
After nearly three decades of leading Slapbak through lineup changes, opening for artists from Snoop Dog to Bootsy Collins, and standing strong in one of Orange County’s few funk bands, founder Jara Harris was ready to lay his passion project to r...
4 months ago | Big Country
Country music fans can ditch their boots for flip flops as the third installment of Coastal Country Jam hits Huntington State Beach for a weekend full of tipsy twang September 23 – 24. The two-day fest will feature country heavyweights Lady Antebe...
6 months ago | Music Festivals
FYF Exposition Park 7/21-23/2017 Friday, July 21 4:30 p.m. Waiting in line to get into FYF and the guy next to me says, "I'm just here for the lobster mac-n-cheese and more vibes." I wonder if he's here for all three days. (Cynthia Rebolledo)...
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1 year ago | Big Country
If you’re looking for a way to discover new local country acts, grab your cowboy boots and head to Gaslamp in Long Beach for the inaugural Shipkicker Battle of the Bands. The showdown takes place on Thursday, January 26 and the prize is an opening...