Dave Leon

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    A Tale of Two Psycho De Mayo Festivals

    A music festival can't survive without good branding--no matter what crowd you're trying to attract. For his second annual Psycho De Mayo festival this Sunday, promoter Evan Hagen made sure everything--from the band lineup to the acid trip posters--create a vibe that's eccentric, inclusive, and rowd ... More >>

  • Music

    May 2, 2013

    Psycho de Mayo's Strange Trip

    Psychedelic bands from around the world converge on Santa Ana

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Unwritten Law at the Yost on Saturday Night

    ​Unwritten LawAug. 6, 2011Yost TheaterSaturday night marked the much ballyhooed reopening of Santa Ana's newest entertainment hot spot, The Yost, and featured San Diego band Unwritten Law as the headliner for its maiden re-voyage. If you're not familiar with the controversies surrounding the  ... More >>

  • Music

    July 28, 2011

    The Yost Theater Is Ready for Its Closeup

    The renovated, revamped venue is ready for its grand reopening. So why aren't all of its downtown Santa Ana neighbors celebrating?

  • Columns

    April 28, 2005


    "Anyone with a brain knows the cop who shot the dog playing fetch in Drake Park isnt right in the head."

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    The Leon Touch

    How to go from 10 sushi aficionados to 300 Felines in less than two hours

  • Music

    March 31, 2005

    The Dudes Abide

    No go-go boys in Newport, but the Big Lebowski lives on in Lakewood

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    What Boys Like

    At Club Thrust, theres provocative glances, cocky stances and boys dancing in their underwear