See Also:*Hank III - The Observatory - 8/21/12*Hank III, Grandson of Hank Williams, Has His Own Punk-Rock Approach to Country*Brandi Carlile Explains Why She Had to Record Her Latest Album in the Middle of the WoodsThe synth-spurred slickness of Twin Shadow's music could remind virtually any listene ... More >>
See Also:*Hank III Doesn't Aim to Be Legendary, Just Original*Brandi Carlile Explains Why She Had to Record Her New Album in the Middle of the Woods*Iris DeMent: Ass-Kicking, Outlaw Country Singer Talks Growing Up in OCSure, places like San Clemente and Dana Point aren't exactly the Nashville of the ... More >>
See Also:*Hank II Doesn't Aim to Be Legendary, Just Original*Brandi Carlile Explains Why She Had to Record Her New Album in the Middle of the Woods*Iris DeMent: Ass-Kicking, Outlaw Country Singer Talks Growing Up in OCHank IIIThe Observatory8/21/12 God only knows what getting stung in the balls by a ... More >>
See Also:*Duran Duran Speaks: John Taylor Says Twitter Helped Bring Their Fanbase Back to the '80s*Bloc Party Speaks: Why Bringing Their Guitars to HARD Summer is a Gutsy Move*Hank III Doesn't Aim to e Legendary, Just Original It's been a good year for Brandi Carlile. She's got a new record, and sh ... More >>
See Also:*Brandi Carlile Explains Why She Had to Record Her New Album in the Middle of the Woods*Iris DeMent: Ass-Kicking, Outlaw Country Singer Talks Growing Up in OC*Jesca Hoop on Her New Album and Returning to California There's always baggage that comes with being the child of a legend, includi ... More >>
WTF?Yesterday Pitchfork reported bluesman Tom Waits will be releasing a 78 RPM vinyl single on Nov. 19 through New Orleans-based Preservation Hall Recordings.Each side of the limited edition vinyl platter will feature a cover song recorded in collaboration with the Preservation Hall Jazz band inc ... More >>
[Mental Notes] Plus, grubbin' with Dusty Rhodes and the River Band, making the band with Chris Shiflett & the Dead Peasants
Megan StrouseWatch our slideshow here!Due to family obligations, day jobs and matters of taste, OC Weekly couldn't cover the Lilith fair stop at Irvine (which their Web site called the LA stop, duh) last Saturday. As Entertainment Weekly said, "by the time Lilith rolled into Irvine, Calif.'s Veri ... More >>
Keith May Break out the vuvuzelas! What'd you miss this weekend? We were in Long Beach's 2nd St. visiting all the World Cup viewing parties, checking out the gals of the Dirty Little Secrets Burlesque (straight outta Huntington Beach!), dropping in on the PETA protest of the Ringling Bros. circus ... More >>
As a teen, Brandi Carlile was a huge Lilith fan. Now she's in its lineup
[Summer Guide] Choose your own musical adventure this summerregardless of time, money or personal taste, we've got the concert for you
[Mental Notes] Also: Obey vs. the Feds, lackluster Lilith, Coachella's broken record, new No Doubt?
Can you smell the estrogen in the air? For the first time in a decade, festival founder Sarah McLachlan is bringing the celebration of women in music back to Orange County.
Brandi Carlile to bring her stunning voice to House of Blues, AnaheimBrandi Carlile is one of those alt-country songstresses whose music doesn't smack of the coy vulnerability found in other musicians of her ilk. Instead, she persuasively delivers the musical missives of an old soul battered by a ha ... More >>
It's time to stop looking back and focus our attention on 2010. Sure, many more concerts will be announced in the coming months. But here are the hot ones, already scheduled, taking place in local clubs, halls, baseball stadiums and hockey arenas. These are the shows you don't dare want to miss. Unl ... More >>