Twice a month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau pops by Stick A Fork In It to chime in about a random OC food or drink musing of his choice. Enjoy!! Dave Alvin's seminal album Blue Boulevard features "Dry River", a song of longing and loss, redemption and hope. When I saw him ... More >>
The Stagecoach Country Music Festival today announced its full lineup, with Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton headlining. The sixth installment of Coachella's country counterpart will also have old-school crossover favorites such as Kenny Rogers, Chris Isaak, Alabama a ... More >>
Drummer DJ Bonebrake on how this X/the Blasters side project made it cool for punk rockers to like country
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 >>
David Serby & the Sidewinders
Band in Boston: When shes not mean like Lucinda, shes teaching lesbians to dance
The captain of the Long Beach Fire Department shares some of his favorite things
Silverado County Fair
Grayed-out black jeans
Romeos in Black Jeans: A night with Dave Alvin and his way Guilty Men
Los Lobos and the Hacienda Brothers
Link Wray WR.I.P.
Xalos tries to jumpstart the roots-rock/hot rod/kustom kar kraze
At this years Hootenanny, rockabilly will eat itself
Buddy Seigal talks with Dave Alvin about God
Dwight Yoakam, from superdork to superstar
The genius of Los Straitjackets is genius
If you think its so easy, you write my damn column
Secret weapon: Tanya Tucker
Gatemouth Brown is sickening, man!
The fourth OC Weekly local music sampler
It crawled from Buddys mail bin
The baby-sitter economy
New albums, old sounds
Quick answers to questions we needed to ask OC's finest roots musicians!
Made you look!
Big-Ass Music Weekend!
But its Riverside in tha house
Warren Zevon figures his gloominess is really pretty positive
And includes The Sopranos
Teach them well: Dont get ripped-off
Survey says: Many, many great discs produced in past decade!
Its the Fourth of July
Readers bewareand then buy early and buy often!
Animal rights, A Civil Action and other teenage drivel
What's the aural brevity code for 'more fun than should be legal'?
Who's the star here?
Socializing for Alvin, jiggling for Gaffney, and ducking out on Deke
Dave Alvin likes audiences without categories