The late Chris Gaffney created beautiful music, though he'd rather have been watching "Sportscenter."It was a misty day in December when I ducked into the Swallow's Inn in San Juan Capistrano to talk with general manager Cheryl Krupp about one of the entertainers she frequently booked there, the lat ... More >>
A second memorial/tribute show for OC-born-and-raised musician Chris Gaffney, who passed away last week from liver cancer, has been announced. In addition to this Sunday's wake at the Doll Hut in Anaheim, this new one will take place next Wednesday, April 30, at the Cellar nightclub in downtown Lon ... More >>
The death last week from liver cancer of OC music icon Chris Gaffney hasn't quashed the benefit show for him that had been planned for the Doll Hut this Sunday, April 27. The day-long bill is still on, though now it's unfortunately become a memorial, with proceeds going towards Gaffney's family.
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Former Weekly music editor Jim Washburn just emailed us with the sad news of OC musical icon Chris Gaffney's passing:
"I apologize for not calling personally to pass this on, but I'm finding it hard to speak: Chris Gaffney's brother Greg called to say that Chris passed away this morning. His fami ... More >>
Chris Gaffney, who for years has been pretty much OC's go-to guy for quality country music playing, singing and songwriting, has been diagnosed with liver cancer. And, like far too many musicians, he needs help to pay for his very costly chemotherapy treatments. Even though Gaffney has health insura ... More >>