According to Pollstar, Aretha Franklin's family confirmed that the diva has cancer that is possibly inoperable. Franklin went through surgery last week for an undisclosed illness and had canceled all appearances.
Mary Bell/OC WeeklyThe Rapture closed out the festivalCheck out our FYF Fest slideshow here!FYF FestLos Angeles State Historic ParkSeptember 4, 2010Don't let anyone mislead you about FYF Fest. It was not held in the shadow of downtown Los Angeles. The daylong celebration of all thing ... More >>
www.myspace.com/wangchungthebandWham! The Police = Wang ChungGot no plans this weekend? We're here to help! From Casey
and the Tall Boys in Tustin to Wang Chung will be at the Galaxy, mewithoutYou at Chain
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Red Hot Chili Peppers robbed! The Stooges, Jimmy Cliff, Hollies, Genesis and ABBA to join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I'm just glad KISS--a band I loathe more than any other--didn't make the cut. Speaking of the Peppers, has guitar hero John Frusciante quit again?New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fe ... More >>
I've been bear-hugged by Gnarls Barkley's Cee-Lo Green. Talked politics with Toby Keith. Sat with Norah Jones just weeks after her multi-platinum debut dropped and killed a pint of Bushmills with AC/DC singer Brian Johnson.
All of this went down during the past decade while writing for Florida ... More >>
Heatwave! All Female 60's Motown & Northern Soul; DJ Frankie the Face, 8 p.m.Gotta love that Aretha Franklin. It's just too bad you wont get to see any of her stylish hats. The Pike Bar & Grill, 1836 E. Fourth St., Long Beach, CA; 562-437-4453Filipino Independence Day Fundraiser: My Halo Ha ... More >>
The Airborne Toxic Event, Henry Clay People, Rademacher; 3/27 7p.m.Three rad bands, one rockin' Friday evening.The Glass House, 200 W. Second St., Pomona, CA; 909-629-0377Billy Joel; Elton John, 3/28 7:30p.m.Reuniting for the most successful concert pairing in pop history, the
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One Cell In The Sea, the latest from A Fine Frenzy starts out with a dainty chipperness that may lead you to believe the overall mood of the rest of the album may be continuously delightful.
But singer/songwriter Alison Sudol is a tricky girl.
By the third song "Whisper", she’s got you hooked an ... More >>