Donny Hathaway

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Aloe Blacc and the Grand Scheme at the Detroit Bar

    ​Aloe Blacc and the Grand Scheme Oct. 12, 2011 Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa If I were to tell you that the coolness of Aloe Blacc's delivery would've made Marvin Gaye do a double take you'd say I was delusional. Maybe so, but the sheer audacity of the previous statement is a testament to Blacc's skill ... More >>

  • Music

    December 23, 2010

    O Souly Night! It's a Very Good Foot Christmas

    [Locals Only] Santa Claus, go straight to Alex's Bar for Dennis Owens' annual holiday dance party

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Show of the Day: Soul Hustlers, Commonwealth Lounge, Fullerton

    Need something that sizzles to erase all the shopping mall and "Jingle Bells" madness from your mind? Check out SoCal seven-piece Soul Hustlers' sultry funk, which deftly reflects the work of such R&B titans as Donny Hathaway as well as early era Bar-Kays and Kool & the Gang. ​Read our wr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    TONIGHT: Too $hort at The Grove of Anaheim

    ​The canon of west coast hip hop legends holds a special place for Todd Shaw, better known as Too $hort, even better known as Bay Area hip hop's oldest mac. With almost 30 years in the rap game, his relaxed brand of raunchy realism could be recognized anywhere. 17 albums, 3 gold records, 5 platinu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    Showgazing: Stedapol C.C. Watt at The Continental Room

    ​As a regular beer guzzler down at The Continental Room in downtown Fullerton (in case you haven't noticed, I tend to mention them on the blog from time to time), I've seen plenty of cutting-edge acts, down and dirty soul, hip name it. But long standing residencies of such great artists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2007

    10 Songs About Christmas

    Jeff Shaw at our sister paper City Pages goes off the beaten sleigh path to bring his readership 10 songs for the season. Ever generous, Jeff's allowed us to share 'em with you: 10 and 9: Two from Tom Lehrer My uncle would never forgive me if I didn't mention Tom Lehrer's scathing, brilliant "Chri ... More >>