Vans Warped TourVenturaJuly 3, 2011Since its 1995 inception, the Vans Warped Tour has tried to be a youthful, day-long gritty, grimy window into festival culture, all while representing the punk rock music market. A check-in with the 2011 tour confirms that on the first front, at least, Warped h ... More >>
The many subspecies of OC bands in their natural habitats
www.myspace.com/liljonGhetto rap auteur Lil' Jon is holding his CD release party at Sutra Lounge tonight for his new album Crunk Rock. He's performing a live DJ set--no electric guitar crossover, unfortunately--but you will be able to herald the coming of his album with him at midnight.
Grove of Anaheim
When you think about lacrosse, you probably think about in-your-face Top 40 hip-pop. "What an of-these-times sport, really the symbol of my plugged-in, brand-conscious and fiercely/collectively independent generation of consumers," you likely say to yourself.
For the third straight year, the Vans Warped Tour--46 dates in 2009-will be kicking off at the Pomona Fairplex, this time on June 26. Pre-sales for tickets start April 1 (not a prank), with the "regular" on-sale date being April 18. They've also announced the list of bands performing, though we don' ... More >>
Those wacky Black Lips! They have a show coming up on April 15 at Detroit Bar, and now they added another one, at the Glass House on May 2! And other shows are also going on sale! Yay!