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.
2 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...
4 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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10 months 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...
11 months ago | Locals Only
Twenty-something rock musicians are generally concerned with finding a place to jam and booking gigs, but The Bash Dogs are on a mission to raise money in honor of a homeless man in Newport Beach named Harly. Known for his sunny disposition and lo...
1 year ago | Locals Only
Daniel Bonte broke onto Orange County’s dormant country music scene in 2014 and started kicking up dust with a weekly country night at Big’s Bar & Grill in Fullerton. More than two years later he’s keeping his momentum alive with bigger shows,...