Foster the People

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Profile Of A Young, Female Lorde Fan

    It's the week in between Coachella weekends, and while some bands descended on Pomona, Orange County and Los Angeles as part of Golden Voice's "Localchella," others opted to retreat to Las Vegas and perform at The Cosmopolitan's Boulevard Pool and Chelsea theater as part of the resort's Valley to Ve ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Tuesday, April 8 Foster the People Fox Theater Pomona Remember when Foster The People were doing a Detroit Bar residency basically during the week or two they suddenly got internationally famous? If not, you can go watch the vide ... More >>

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    April 3, 2014
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    April 3, 2014

    Bad Suns

    Constellation Room

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    March 18, 2014

    On the Line: Eddie Choi of Milk Honey, Part Two

    There's just enough time for a little more Q & A with Eddie. Read our interview with Eddie Choi of Milk Honey, part one. And now, on to part two . . . Hardest lesson you've learned. Never be lazy. Do what you got to do, and don't move it to tomorrow. There's always consequences to what you do, ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013

    The Steelwells Re-Make Themselves at Home

    The Steelwells. Remember them? They're that Fullerton-bred indie-rock outfit that toured with Foster the People and Grouplove, then went into the studio to record an EP . . . two years ago. Well, they want you to know they're alive and well, and they're sorry they never called or sent post cards. Th ... More >>

  • Music

    April 4, 2013

    Coachella's Best Parties

    A road map to the best festival parties, and how to get in (or not)!

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    February 21, 2013

    Los Kung Fu Monkeys: The Last Warriors of Mexican Ska-Punk?

    The band plays on despite being the last of their kind in Tijuana

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    December 10, 2012

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night One - Gibson Amphitheatre - December 8, 2012

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night One Gibson AmphitheatreDecember 8, 2012 The landscape of modern rock radio has definitely changed over the past few years.This became evident when examining the line-up for the first night of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas. Historically, the first night has b ... More >>

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    October 12, 2012

    Ask a Failed Musician: So, You Think You're Ready to Tour?

    By: Daniel Hopkins[Editor's Note: Ask a Failed Musician is a new column from our sister music blog at Dallas Observer, in which Daniel Hopkins helps struggling musicians make sense of their careers and offers advice. Whether or not it will work, who knows? It obviously didn't work for him. But ... More >>

  • Music

    May 3, 2012

    Countless Thousands Are Really Excited to Be Here

    [Locals Only] Garden Grove native Danger Van Gorder and his band rock the enthusiasm

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    February 8, 2012

    The Beach Boys to Reunite at the Grammys; Our Dream Setlist

    ​It's the news we've been expecting/hoping for since the release of The SMiLE Sessions: The Beach Boys (or at least the ones still living) are officially reuniting at the Grammys Sunday night. Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, and David Marks, who haven't performed as The Beach ... More >>

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    February 3, 2012

    Gotye at El Rey Theater Last Night

    ​GotyeEl Rey TheaterFebruary 2, 2012Every so often, a single comes along that sweeps across the Earth like some unstoppable force.  A song that's so sticky, you couldn't separate yourself from it if you tried.  Last year, that song was unarguably Foster the People's "Pumped Up Kicks." ... More >>

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    January 9, 2012

    Five Local Bands Who Should Be Huge in 2012

    ​Young The Giant wins the prize for the breakout band of Orange County in 2011. Turn on an alt-rock station, google the word "young," and ask Morrissey who his favorite new band is and you'll have your answer--2011 belonged to Young the Giant. "Cough Syrup" was probably only second to Foster the P ... More >>

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    December 12, 2011

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night Two Last Night

    Andrew Youssef​KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night TwoDecember 11, 2011Gibson AmphitheaterSee also: KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night One  After barely surviving Night One of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas, my endurance was tested with another stellar line-up for Night Two. The Gibson ... More >>

  • Music

    November 17, 2011

    To Galaxy Concert Theatre and Beyond

    New owner Jon Reiser is determined to be an OC music game changer

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    October 26, 2011

    Five Questions with Long Beach Symphony Orchestra Singer Tony DeSare

    ​Here's the thing about the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra's POPS! concerts: You might not think you'd want to go, but you'd be wrong. Take me for example.When I was a wee lad, I thought the music world began at the Germs and ended at Jawbreaker. I guess you could say I've expanded my horizons sinc ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Battles at the Glass House Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​BattlesOctober 16th, 2011Glass HousePomona was a hotbed of activity on Sunday night as Battles headlined the Glass House while Foster the People sold out the Fox Theater across the street. In a perfect world, Battles should have been headlining the Fox Theater as they engi ... More >>

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    October 14, 2011

    Top Five Hits: Factory Records in Costa Mesa

    ​Here are the top five selling records from Factory Records, 440 E 17th Street in Costa Mesa, (949) 722-8101.This week's top position goes to Roll the Dice's LP, In Dust.

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    October 13, 2011

    Detroit Bar Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

    The tiny bar in a strip mall has been OC's arbiter of cool for a decade. The people behind it tell us why

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    September 28, 2011

    Celebrity Karaoke: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Channels Axl Rose, Jimmy Fallon Does a Mean David Bowie

    ​We're certainly no strangers to Joseph Gordon-Levitt's musical talents on this blog, but last night on Jimmy Fallon's late night show, he was pretty spectacular. Actually, both Fallon and Gordon-Levitt were spectacular, channeling David Bowie and Axl Rose (respectively) on the most unlikely songs ... More >>

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    September 12, 2011

    10 Ways the Doheny Days Music Festival at Doheny Beach Rocked Last Weekend

    Bob SheshetzBen Harper​ Doheny Days Music Festival Sept. 10 to 11, 2011 Doheny State Beach, Dana Point The Doheny Days music festival breezed into Doheny State Beach in Dana Point over the weekend like a much-needed relaxing day at the, err, beach. For the average OC concert-goer in terms of the ... More >>

  • Music

    September 8, 2011

    Foster the People Pump Up the Volume

    Despite a hard and fast rise to fame, all they want to do is make timelesss music

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    August 15, 2011

    Foster the People Announce Galaxy Show

    ​Maybe this time Foster the People will do more than an eight-song setlist. The Galaxy Theatre just announced that the band that made this summer's anthem, "Pumped Up Kicks," will headline a show on Monday, Sept. 12.Foster the People's "Do Good Bus Launch Concert powered by VIZIO" is onsale now a ... More >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Weezer at the Pacific Amphitheater Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly Click here to see more images.​WeezerAugust 4, 2011Pacific AmphitheaterSo that was weird.Seeing front man Rivers Cuomo run, jump and dance around; start and finish the set in the audience; sing a track off Pinkerton; touch his band mates ... it was a different Weezer ... More >>

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    July 26, 2011

    Top 10 Singles of 2011--So Far

    ​We just gave you the top 10 best albums of the year so far--now revel in the best singles!Obviously, Adele is in there, but guess who else gets a mention? Plus, do you agree with our choices? Put your own picks in the comments!

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    July 22, 2011

    Kreayshawn Gets Nominated Best New Artist at the VMAs--and Other WTF Moments This Year

    ​I've never agreed with any award-giving body on who gets nominated or gets awards for best this or that, but this year's VMAs are akin to the year Milli Vanilli won Grammys over the Indigo Girls. (The fact that I date myself by remembering this hoopla means I'm really mystified by what's going on ... More >>

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    July 13, 2011

    June 2011: Best Concert Shots

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly Arctic Monkeys performed at the Fox Theater Pomona on June 2, 2011. Click here to see more images! ​We've pulled together the very best concert shots from June 2011 for your viewing pleasure. After the jump: Awesome pictures from Peter Bjorn & John, Weenie Roast ... More >>

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    May 2, 2011

    Weenie Roast 2011 Lineup Announced

    ​It's been a whole  year! KROQ announced just this morning the full line-up for their 2011 Weenie Roast, and the roster--as usual--is a nice little mix of the mainstream with the not-exaaactly-mainstream. Headliners? Linkin Park, Rise Against, the Strokes and Bad Religion. But on the same lin ... More >>