Brandon Flowers

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Top 5 Songs That You'd Like to Dedicate to Someone You Like BUT, You'll Look Like a D-Bag.

    It happens to the best of us. We meet someone new and suddenly every song starts to remind us of them. It's kind of like when you break-up and every song instantly mocks what you had....but these songs feel sooooo much better. Brand spanking new relationships rule and while you are at that point of ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, April 29 The Originalites Gallagher's Pub & Grill Since coming together as teenagers (and later recruiting saxophonist Mike Belk after an impromptu jam session at a local gig), The Originalites have risen high in the ranks of Orange County's local music scene in the span of only five year ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 25, 2013

    The Killers

    Honda Center

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Beach House - The Glass House - April 10, 2013

    Beach House The Glass House April 10, 2013 It's that time of year again, when the lucky few (or around 100,000) ascend to the desert on two special weekends for this thing called Coachella. Maybe you've heard of it? Supposedly a bunch of cool bands play, and because of that, they can't tour around ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Weekend

    Friday, March 1 Super Diamond House of Blues Anaheim Remember the movie Saving Silverman with Steve Zahn and Jack Black? It was about a couple of lovable loser musicians whose idol was none other than Neil Diamond, the psuedo-rock crooner from your parent's generation. Sometimes truth is stranger ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 28, 2013

    A Silent Film

    Constellation Room

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2013

    The Killers - The Cosmopolitan - December 29, 2012

    The KillersThe CosmopolitanDecember 29, 2012Going to Las Vegas to party for New Year's has long been the southern Californian's go-to tactic for no-frills debauchery in a state where it pays to be a degenerate. And while most of the time ringing in the new year is reason enough to brave the traffic, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night Two at the Gibson Amphitheater Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyPhoenix headlined​KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night TwoDecember 12, 2010Gibson AmphitheaterNight number two of KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas involved more of an alternative fare compared to the hard rock vibe of night one. Phoenix went from being an earlier opener last ... More >>

  • Music

    November 18, 2010

    Fingerprints to Leave Belmont Shore

    [Mental Notes] We predicted KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas lineup, and an interview with our local Justin Bieber

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Night Two of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas Announced

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyPhoenix at the Hollywood Bowl last September​Today KROQ completed the Almost Acoustic Christmas line up announcement by giving us night two's roster. To be held on Saturday, Dec. 11 and Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Gibson Amphitheatre, KROQ announced the headliners for night one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Brandon Flowers at the Fox Theater in Pomona Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Brandon FlowersNovember 9, 2010Fox Theater in PomonaStepping out from his day job in the multi-platinum band the Killers, Brandon Flowers magically found time to record a solo album entitled Flamingo. The cheers from the crowd were deafening when Flowers emerged from the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Free Ticket Tuesdays Thursday: Who Wants to Watch Brandon Flowers Next Week?​ Brandon Flowers of the Killers is performing at Fox Theater Pomona next week with Fran Healy of Travis. Hey--lookit that! Two frontmen touring together. If you've ever wondered what Flowers was like sans eyeliner, here is your chance. We're giving away two pairs of tic ... More >>

  • Music

    November 4, 2010

    On the Road

    Fran Healy seeks out adventures by touring alone, just him and his acoustic guitar

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Song Reviews: Codpiece from Long Beach

    Beat Blvd. is Heard Mentality's weekly review of local releases. If you're an OC musician or band with something new to offer--vinyl single, full length album, CD, cassette--we want to hear from you! Send copies, along with any photos and PR material, to Beat Blvd., c/o OC Weekly, 2975 Red Hill Ave. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Friday: Thoughts on Stereofix Trying to Blow Minds at the Yost

    Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyStereofix's Ray Alexander gets bull-horny.​This is bad, but we need to disclose that our intentions in going to Friday night's show at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana weren't entirely pure. 

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Crowdsourced: The Killers at Bren Events Center

    ​The Killers did their thing at a sold-out Bren Events Center in UC Irvine last night, a fairly small venue for such a big act. I wasn't there (was at Yeah Yeah Yeahs at the Fox Theater in Pomona, and have yet to master the art of bilocation), but you were. And you had some things to say about it, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2009

    Live(ish) from Coachella: Killers? Headliners? Sure!

    It's late, and I should probably sleep (or something resembling it) at this point (big day tomorrow: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Bloody Valentine, Public Enemy, Friendly Fires, the Cure, PB&J, Lykke Li, Okkervil River etc. etc.!) but I thought I'd share the setlist (and some totally astute observations) ... More >>

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    Wayfaring the right way

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    May 26, 2005
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    August 26, 2004

    Blazer Of Glory

    Kiss or the Killers?