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 >>
In maturing, the band's sound is (ahem) steadier, but no less raucous
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.
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The Hold Steady
Feb. 23 - March 2