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Gianna Gianna

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    Gianna X Gianna Is Sweetly Eccentric

    Onstage, Gianna X Gianna is a towering presence in platform shoes, a sparkly leotard and spidery black mascara. Her blond hair is dyed a faded, cotton-candy hue; a mischievous grin peels apart her ruby-red lips as though she's a sultry super-villain. With her spastic intensity and robotic gyrations, ... More >>

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    September 29, 2014

    The Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Monday, September 29 Bicycles and Jazz Saddleback College Well, it's pretty clear what Taylor Ho Bynum's two favorite things are. Currently winding down his 1800-mile Acoustic Bicycle Tour, Bynum makes a stop at Saddleback Colleg ... More >>

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    October 24, 2013

    BLOK

    Detroit Bar

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    October 16, 2013

    The 50 Best Things About the OC Music Scene

    Hey, Orange County--I know you don't hear this a lot, but we're sorry. Our musicians came down pretty hard on you a couple weeks ago, telling you how bad you suck and all that. It was harsh, nay, uncalled for--and it's kind of our fault for egging them on. The truth is, well, you're pretty great. N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    The 50 Worst Things About the OC Music Scene

    Orange County, your musicians have a bone to pick with you. Well, more than one bone actually. You see, for being the second-most populous county in the Greater L.A. area-- behind L.A. of course-- the only figure that beats our count of approximately 3 million citizens is the number of times we're r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, June 17 Indian Jewelry The Constellation Room Two sides of the same alien planet are revealed at once with Texas' Indian Jewelry and OC's Black Bananas, who don't so much play shows together as fulfill ancient prophecies together. If you remember your Tobin's Spirit Guide, you'll recognize ... More >>

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    June 13, 2013

    BLOK

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    BLOK to Headline an Extra-Spooky Edition of Plugged Into Local at Alex's Bar, Oct. 24

    We don't give a fuck that it's happening a week before Halloween, Plugged Into Local can and will scare the shit out of you this month. October's installment of our lil' monthly concert series returns with three bands who trade in bone-cracking agression, blood-curdling screams, and three signature ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Where Are the Female MCs in OC?

    When considering the hip-hop scene in OC, one question arises over and over again. Where are the women on the mic? Of course, there are other elements to the culture -- DJs, B-girls, etc -- but these days MCs are front and center. When women from outside OC come to do shows, the local talent that se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Gianna Gianna From BLOK Celebrates Her First Book and 21st Birthday at Detroit Bar

    ​Gianna Gianna, the unmistakable blonde from BLOK, is celebrating two milestones at the Detroit Bar on Thursday: she's turning 21 years old and releasing her first book. All Encompassing is an exploration of metaphysics and philosophy through the young local musician's poetry. The book-release par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    The OC Music Awards Last Night at the City National Grove of Anaheim

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyThe Growlers won Best Surf​10th Annual OC Music Awards The City National Grove of AnaheimMarch 5, 2010As the 10th Annual OC Music Awards sails off into our memories, there are a few highlights to discuss. The final award show, held Saturday night at the City ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    OC Music Awards at Slidebar Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyBLOK​Click here to see the slideshow!The unifying theme of last night's Orange County Music Awards showcase was high-energy performance. And for the most part, every band that played demonstrated a minimal level of competency, which was lacking in previous showcases. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    OC Music Awards At the Gypsy Den in Santa Ana Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Click here to see the photos!The OC Music Awards really give new meaning to the phrase "awards season." A months-long competition like this really starts to test the resolve of even the most intrepid music blogger. Last night saw the Gypsy Den's small stage hosting p ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2010

    Blok

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Last Night: OC Music Awards Showcase No. 5, Chain Reaction, Anaheim

    The Hype: This week's OC Music Awards showcase convened at Chain Reaction in Anaheim, OC's most recognizable (and sweaty) all-ages venue. Five bands competed for the category of "Best Live Band," including high-velocity hip-hop trio BLOK, who've recently earned multiple OCMA noms for "Best New ... More >>

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