Now that we've shaken off the hangover of 2012, we've double checked our watches and realized that the first full week in January is time for one thing and one thing only: a new season of OC Music Awards madness. Today, the nominees for the 2013 Awards ceremony (hosted at the City National Gro ... More >>
The OCeeker loves him some irony. And who does irony better than the Almighty? Consider this, ye heathen: Sheila Schuller Coleman, former leader of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, the iconic megachurch founded by her father, Robert H. Schuller, is now preaching to a 100 or so b ... More >>
UPDATED:Yesterday we talked to the OC Music Awards about claims that the nomination process isn't exactly transparent, with some OC Music Awards Academy members also nominated as musicians in various categories (see more after the jump.) Today I got an email from Weekly reader Nathan Hoffmann, as ... More >>
Mary Bell/OC WeeklyWhat'd you do this weekend? Did it involve some pre-Thanksgiving burlesque? Ours did! This long holiday weekend, we saw Uncommon Burlesque in Newport, Weezer perform the Blue Album in Los Angeles, crafty DIY-ers at the Patchwork Festival, Matt Costa perform a hometown show at t ... More >>
Friday may officially be the start of the holiday season-at least among the marketers of the world. And you can either waste all your energy at Black Friday sales and be too tired for anything else, or you can take it easy during the day and watch Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys at Alex's Bar in ... More >>
Big Eds Records
Xalos tries to jumpstart the roots-rock/hot rod/kustom kar kraze
At this years Hootenanny, rockabilly will eat itself
Awed by the jazz genius of Carl Sonny Leyland
Young gun Big Sandy is now a Wise old vet
The Hootenanny revs up one more time
The Circle of Life rolls on
New albums, old sounds
But its Riverside in tha house
Conductors! Rock Stars! Restaurateurs! Poets!
The Foothill's Steve Zepeda books 'a very David Lynch kind of place'
What's the aural brevity code for 'more fun than should be legal'?
Dave Alvin likes audiences without categories