Alice Wallace

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    June 5, 2014

    Alice Wallace: Fullerton's Hee-Haw Heroine

    "Orange County's country music scene is kind of asleep right now," Alice Wallace says, despite a fan base that has supported acts everywhere from the late, great Crazy Horse to the Honda Center. "There's a lot of indie, punk rock, even some blues. Country is buried and kind of underrepresented." In ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013

    2013 Flights & Sounds Summer Festival Line Up Announced

    After Six years of doing the Flights & Sounds Summer Festivals, Orange County Great Parks has put together the best lineup yet. This year's headliners include American Idol star Casey Abrams, Los Angeles based Reggae group The Aggrolites, ska super-group Western Standard Time, and the soundtrack to ... More >>

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    January 16, 2013

    OC Music Awards: Night 2 Puts Singer-Songwriters On a Frosty Pedestal

    OC Music Awards: Night 2 The District at Tustin Legacy January 15, 2013 The second night of the showcase series for the OC Music Awards featured five more acts to the mix of local hopefuls on Tuesday evening at the open-air District at Tustin Legacy. Dedicated patrons donned thick sweaters, jackets ... More >>

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    January 15, 2013

    Annie McQueen's Country Sound Prefers Not to Fit In

    In a genre in which fashion practically forces allegiance to all things plaid, paisley and plain, folk artist Annie McQueen easily qualifies as a conscientious objector. Studying her from the soles of her black platform boots to the fur to the mystical, Stevie Nicks-esque accessories all the way up ... More >>

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    January 14, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Monday, January 14 Pop Noir The Constellation Room After spending a year laying low, Huntington Beach's own Pop Noir are ready to resurface with a month-long residency at The Constellation Room in The Observatory. Brothers Luke and Joe McGarry have used this time out of the limelight to carefully ... More >>

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    January 10, 2013

    OC Music Awards Showcase

    District Tustin Legacy

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    November 8, 2012

    OC Music Awards Announces Live Showcase Series Lineup

    Assuming the Mayan's apocalyptic predictions are a little off, we'll all be around to catch the next round of OC Music Awards goodness this year, starting with their eight-week stint of annual live showcases to decide the winner of OC's best live band. Today, the OCMA's announced the lineups for eac ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012

    TONIGHT: Indie Nights at La Cave Featuring Ethan Hulse, Annie McQueen, and Evan Ambrose

    Recently, our Best Of OC issue highlighted Sweet Relief president and local music mover and shaker Bill Bennett for his commitment to OC music culture. Between running a national musician's charity, wrangling band lineups and offering his sage wisdom to any band wise enough to take it, the guy prett ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012

    Local Record Review: 'Sweet Madness' by Alice Wallace

    ‚ÄčAlice WallaceSweet MadnessAliceWallaceMusic.comIt crosses our mind sometimes that of course Orange County would be a perfect place for country and cowboy culture -- there's a reason John Wayne and Claim Jumper are big here, after all, and interesting that both of them (well, the founder of Claim ... More >>

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    February 13, 2009

    TONIGHT: The Vessel Tongue at Gallagher's

    I wrote about the Vessel Tongue in this week's Locals Only column, specifically praising their gleefully chaotic live shows. And guess what? They're in concert tonight, at Gallagher's in Huntington Beach. It's the perfect pre-Valentine's Day show for people who like things that are fun. They're play ... More >>