Ben E. King

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Green Day - Fox Theater - March 10, 2013

    Green Day  Fox Theater March 10, 2013About 40 minutes or so into Green Day's set, Billie Joe Armstrong begin what seemed to be an acoustic version of "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" off what has become the band's seminal album, American Idiot. After the first verse, he paused before motioning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    OC Music Awards: Night 5 Becomes A Not-So-Subliminal Tribute to Sublime

    Last night, the fifth installment of the Best Live Band showcase for the OC Music Awards led us down the long and beaten path of rim shots, scatting guitar and melodic bass lines as rastafied rock acts represented themselves to the fullest. Why they always group bands of the same genre together on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    Aaron Neville At The Luckman Fine Arts Complex Last Saturday Night

    Chris Molina​Aaron NevilleLuckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles Dec. 17, 2011 Multi-Grammy award winner Aaron Neville had the collective audience at the Luckman Fine Arts Center in Los Angeles swooning last Saturday night. The New Orleans soul singer took the stage with an energy that ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Bedouin Soundclash at the Galaxy Theatre Friday Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Check out our slideshow here!Bedouin Soundclash June 3, 2011 Galaxy Theatre, Santa Ana What's that old cliché, don't judge a book by its cover? Well, the same can be said for parking lots. Don't judge a concert by the amount of cars in the lot. One would think ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 16, 2009

    Stand by Me

    Bay Theater

  • Culture

    July 19, 2007

    Baby, That's Rock & Roll

    Where theres Smokey Joes Cafe, theres always some fiery performances