By: Tessa StuartBoy band Allstar Weekend are Poway's answer to One Direction. The San Diego county-bred group got its start on the Disney Channel music competition Next Big Thing back in 2009. They took second place on that show, but the exposure helped the band ink a four-album deal with Hollyw ... More >>
When it comes to Coachella, what's better: 103-degree temperatures or a drizzley, windy, muddy polo field? The latter is what many festival-goers might be facing this Friday: The forecast as of time of publishing is a high of 69-degrees with a 50 percent chance of rain. And as Dennis Romero repor ... More >>
Lindsey ByrnesThese days, you can tack on whatever label to Margaret Cho and it would be accurate--comedian, actor, reality TV star, singer. Yup, singer. On her first musical full-length, Cho Dependent, she collaborated with Andrew Bird, Tegan and Sara, Fiona Apple, Patty Gri ... More >>
Stephanie WilliamsThis week's Locals Only features Orange County band Janu and the Whalesharks, opening up for Tim Kasher of Cursive and Azure Ray at tomorrow's swell show at the Glass House in Pomona. A lot of juicy tidbits from our conversation with Janu singer/guitarist Jake Pappas got left on th ... More >>
Though it may not be STD or Swine Flu related, there is something inexplicably infectious about the music of Ben Lee, the cuddliest thing to come out of Australia since the Kawala Bear. Hopefully his Aussie charm and talented acoustic touch will give his new album The Rebirth of Venus (released toda ... More >>
Shows, shows, showy show show shows. So many concert announcements lately! And a bunch of neat stuff, like Camera Obscura (pictured), is coming to the Glass House in Pomona, making that long, lonely drive worthwhile.
Ben Lee does it best