Spencer Kornhaber / OC WeeklyA view few saw.The Hold Steady with JaillAugust 25, 2010Detroit Bar, Costa MesaPeople, including members of the Hold Steady, like to say that the Minneapolis-via-Brooklyn quartet is essentially a well-bred "bar band." That's not right at all, though. A Hold Stead ... More >>
Mark Seliger Craig's in the glasses, not the turtleneck.The Hold Steady are one of the best rock bands of the past decade--yes, we'll fight you on that--and they'll be playing at the relatively itsy-bitsy Detroit Bar tomorrow night. In this week's print edition of the Weekly, we wrote about what ... More >>
Newport Beach's the Jakes have had all sorts of neat things happen to them so far in their relatively young career--opening up for Kings of Leon, getting on The Real World, airplay on KROQ's Locals Only, making the OC Music Awards "Best Live Band" finals--but they haven't been in a video game. Yet.