Hollywood Palladium

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    April 23, 2014

    Gustavo's Latest KCRW "Orange County Line": On Rick Warren Going Hollywood!

    Rick Warren is many things, but I've never thought him to be a thin-skinned diva. So if he listens to the liberal media (I know he enjoys the mirth of this infernal rag), he'll no doubt appreciate the skepticism I have toward Saddleback Church's move to save souls at the Hollywood Palladium every Su ... More >>

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    June 10, 2013

    Tacolandia to Display LA, OC, Baja's Best Tacos on June 23

    Do you love tacos? I mean, do you reeeeeeally love tacos? Because if you love tacos, you'll be going to LA Weekly's Tacolandia, a tortilla-wrapped street-food festival on Sunday, June 23 from noon to 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the Hollywood Palladium. LA Weekly may be the name sponsor for the upc ... More >>

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    May 17, 2013

    Preview for SoCal Restaurant Show on KLAA-AM 830: Marcus Samuelsson, Montage Eating, and Our Own Bill Esparza!

    If it's a Friday afternoon, that means it's time for the SoCal Restaurant Show on KLAA-AM 830 to give us a scoop on what they'll have on their Saturday morning show. Without further ado, here's producer (and kinda-co-host) Andy Harris with the details!

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Armin Van Buuren - The Palladium - May 3, 2013

    Armin Van Buuren The Palladium May 3, 2013 This weekend, the super-star DJ/producer Armin Van Buuren launched his highly anticipated tour for his new album Intense at the legendary Hollywood Palladium. Armin chose Los Angeles ,believe it or not, even after his famed "A State of Trance" radio show i ... More >>

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    May 1, 2013

    The Five Best EDM Shows in May

    April has come and gone and spring time is officially here. For most of us in Orange County this means great summer weather, beach days, bikinis and world renowned electronic dance music artists making their way through our city week after week. Since most of us are gearing up for the 17th annual El ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Last Shot: Helplessness Blues at a Fleet Foxes Concert

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV

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    February 13, 2013

    Ellie Goulding - Hollywood Palladium - February 12, 2013

    Ellie Goulding Hollywood Palladium February 12, 2013Say this much for Ellie Goulding: at least she's honest. Pop stars are generally finely tuned machines that rarely go off script or allow fans to get to know the person behind the carefully crafted image that's been presented to the public. It's h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Song Exclusive: Minaya & Vikus, Spiro "Overdrive"

    OC's very own Minaya & Vikus will hit another milestone in their careers today as their long awaited original track "Overdrive" hits Beatport courtesy of Boiler House Records. Already having a remix released in September on INTOTHEAM Records which reached #4 on the Progressive House Top 100 Rele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    EDM vs the Beat Scene: A Fun, Illustrated Guide

    By Jena ArdellDance music is all the rage these days. That time you thought giant robots were battling at your recent family reunion? Nope, that was just your 12-year-old niece listening to dubstep. See also: *Moon Rocks: The Best High on Earth *What the Hell Is Trap Music (and Why Is Dubstep Invo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Rusko Talks About Bringing UK Dubstep to Cali and Shares His New EP for Free

    Born Christopher Mercer, the English 27 year-old dubstep king better known as Rusko announced that his new EP titled Kapow will be released on his website via Rusko Recordings this Sunday November 4th for free with an iTunes release on November 6th. Currently on a three-month tour to promote the EP, ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2012

    Minaya & Vikus' Blockbuster DJ Double Team

    [Locals Only] The selectors are the EDM equivalent of a buddy-cop movie

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Boys Noize Talks New Album, Working With Snoop Dogg and Skrillex

    See Also: *Remix Exclusive: Boys Noize - XTC (MMM REMIX) *Best of HARD Summer, Day 1 - Los Angeles State Historic Park - 8/3/12 *Bloc Party Speaks: Why Bringing Their Guitars to HARD Summer is a Gutsy Move Revered as one of the best electronic artists on Beatport for three years in a row, Alexand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Over the Weekend: Norman Doray - Yost Theater - 6/24/12

    Norman Doray June 24, 2012 Yost TheaterSee also: *Rusko and Andy C - Hollywood Palladium - 6/1/12 *Armin Van Buuren - Sutra - 5/28/12 *Bingo Players - Yost Theater - 5/22/12 This past Saturday, the Yost Theater in downtown Santa Ana hosted DJ Norman Doray, a fiery French selector who hit the dec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Jonathan Davis on Barack Obama as Satan and Korn's Dubstep Crossover: "We had to keep the integrity of EDM music and of what Korn is"

    For over 20 years Korn has been at the forefront of Nu Metal. Winner of many awards for their distinct aggressive sound and innovative music videos (including two Grammys for "Freak on a Leash" and "Here to Stay"), the LA-based metal monsters are proving to the world that they are not done yet. Las ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Rodrigo Y Gabriela At The Hollywood Palladium, April 7, 2012

    Rodrigo Y Gabriela April 7, 2012 The Hollywood Palladium As the lights went down, the crowd cheered on the Latin guitarists as they took the stage; and as soon as the first few riffs were heard, the entire venue exploded with excitement. Not necessarily because the kick ass guitar duo had just se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Social Distortion at Fox Theatre Pomona, Feb. 17, 2012

    John Gilhooley/ OC WeeklySocial D at the Palladium, not the Fox​Social Distortion February 17, 2012 Fox Theatre Pomona For as far back as this OC music fan can remember, the ultimate way to cap off a long week of slacking working for the man has always been to rock the fuck out at a punk rock sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Wilco at the Palladium Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​WilcoThe Hollywood PalladiumJanuary 24, 2012Check out more pictures in our slideshow here!Hearing a fedora-ed Jeff Tweedy wax poetic about the word "pussy" might go down as some kind of live music highlight of my life. A straight-faced Tweedy paused at the mic at some poin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Iggy and The Stooges at the Hollywood Palladium Last Night

    ​Iggy and The StoogesHollywood PalladiumDecember 1st, 2011Click here to see the slideshow.Iggy Pop is a living legend. Originally scheduled back in November but postponed due to Iggy breaking his foot, the Hollywood Palladium show was beyond sold out by fans feverishly awaiting to be bludgeoned wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    A Perfect Circle at the Gibson Amphitheater Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​A Perfect CircleJuly 28, 2011Gibson AmphitheaterAfter a smattering of dates on the West Coast back in November, A Perfect Circle returned for a triumphant homecoming show at the Gibson Amphitheater. Sitting down in front of a small toy piano, Billy Howerdel plunked out the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Deftones at the Fox Theater Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyThe Deftones at the Gibson Amphitheater last year​DeftonesJune 15, 2011Fox Theater PomonaOne of the benefits of seeing a show in Pomona is that one can usually park for free. Arriving in Pomona 15 minutes after the doors opened proved to be a costly mistake as I was forced ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Zack de la Rocha - One Day as a Tigre!

    ​ Before Zack de la Rocha rocked the masses at Coachella earlier this month with his group One Day as a Lion, he joined Los Tigres del Norte for a special collaboration. The ultra-popular Norteño band from Mexico performed their catalog of classics with numerous special guests at the Hollywood Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    What You Missed: Sugar Rush, The Get Up Kids, Social Distortion, Throw Rag

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​What'd you do this weekend? And what'd you miss? There was Sugar Rush (a "cupcake extravaganza"), The Get Up Kids performed at the Glass House, Social Distortion performed a sold-out show at the Palladium, and Throw Rag helped Alex's Bar celebrate its 11th anniversar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Faith No More at the Hollywood Palladium Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklySee more photos from the slideshow here​Check out our Faith No More slideshow here!Faith No MoreNovember 30, 2010Hollywood PalladiumReemerging from a decade plus absence, Faith No More returned earlier this year for a high profile slot at Coachella. After making a few appea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Celebrated Skater Mike Vallely Curates the Glory Bound Fest Featuring Tony Alva and Pennywise

    ​Skateboarding icon Mike Vallely just announced the first annual Glory Bound Festival, a music and skating event that he is curating. It will take place on Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Hollywood Palladium. It succeeds Vallely's Glory Bound Skatepark Tour, which stopped at 24 cities around the countr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Inside Out: Early Zack de la Rocha Band and Hardcore OC Pioneers Still Have Bestselling EP

    The No Spiritual Surrender album cover ​The songs on Orange County-based Inside Out's EP No Spiritual Surrender refuse to go silent two decades after they were first recorded. A young Zack de la Rocha sang on the hardcore cult classic alongside band members Vic Dicara, Mark Hayworth, and Chris Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Top Five Bands That Should Join the Sound Strike

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyRage Against the Machine at the Hollywood Palladium last Friday​The Sound Strike campaign started by Zack de la Rocha to counter Arizona's soon-to-be in effect SB1070 law reached its sonic zenith Friday night with Rage Against the Machine rocking the Hollywood Palladium. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Rage Against The Machine at the Hollywood Palladium Over The Weekend

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Check out our slideshow here!Rage Against The Machine and Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley BandHollywood PalladiumJuly 23, 2010In 1992, I witnessed some band called Rage Against The Machine open for Pearl Jam at the Hollywood Palladium. It was an intensely riveting perfo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    What You Missed: Comic-Con International, the Devil's Playground Burlesque, Rage Against the Machine, the Offspring

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyMeow.​Heeeey. What'd you miss this weekend? We had a good one, with some of us down in San Diego for the 2010 Comic-Con International. We attended some panels, saw some celebrities, went to some parties, sure... but the best event of the weekend? The Devil's Playgroun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Rage Against the Machine, Conor Oberst, Perform Benefit at Hollywood Palladium To Combat SB 1070 On July 23

    Lilledeshan Bose​UPDATE: The public onsale is Monday, July 19 at 10 a.m. at On July 23, Rage Against the Machine will be performing in LA for the first time in 10 years to support organizations combating SB 1070, Arizona's immigration law. The Sound Strike, Zack de la Rocha's or ... More >>

  • Music

    June 3, 2010

    All Is Quiet on U2's Planned Dates

    [Mental Notes] Also, more concert cancellations, Rage against Arizona, and Minus the Bear show review

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Bamboozle Cancels Irvine Date, Moves to LA Good Charlotte won't be performing at Irvine.​Here's the press release we got: "Due to unexpected scheduling issues,  the Bamboozle Roadshow's L.A.-area concert has moved.  Originally set for the Honda Center Festival Grounds on Friday, June 4th, the e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Last Night: The Pixies at the Hollywood Palladium

    Beth StirnamanDon't be fooled! This picture was taken in May at Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa, during Frank Black's Grand Duchy show; his project with wife Violet Clark.​Last Night: The Pixies, No Age, at the Hollywood Palladium; November 4, 2009.Better Than: Watching the Pixies play other notable alb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Get Your Grub On With Adam Richman!

    The Travel ChannelPass the Nexium, please.​Adam Richman, the host of the Travel Channel's Man Vs. Food, is bringing his live show, Eat Your Heart Out, to the Wiltern on Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. He'll be talking about the making of Man Vs. Food, handicapping the Los Angeles food scene and there will be au ... More >>

  • Music

    October 29, 2009
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    October 22, 2009

    New Weezer Video

    Weezer, those guys who brought you the absolutely flawless Pinkerton in 1996 and a bunch of other less inspiring records after that, have released a new video for their song "(If You're Wondering if I Want You To) I Want You To."  The song made its Orange County premiere last month when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2009

    Rob Zombie Coming to the Grove of Anaheim; Nekromantix Hallowen Show at Fox Scrapped

    ​Rob Zombie, who built his career on songs like "Living Dead Girl" and directed the last two Halloween movies, is playing the Grove of Anaheim on the day after Halloween (November 1, for the non-calendar inclined). That's a pretty big coup, akin to getting the Pogues to play on St. Patrick's Day. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    Fifty Bucks Gets You Alotta Shows with New Live Nation Deal

    ​Concert promoter Live Nation has a pretty sweet deal on the table. For $49.99, people who purchase something called a "Club Passport" get admission to all shows at a few local venues (including the Anaheim House of Blues) for the remainder of the year. When you consider your average ticket costs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Last Night: Nine Inch Nails, Health at the Fonda

    Chris VictorioDon't be fooled. This picture is from the Hollywood Pallaidum on Sept. 3!​Last Night: Nine Inch Nails, Health, at the Music Box at the Fonda, Los Angeles; September 8, 2009.Better Than: The two previous Los Angeles "Wave Goodbye" shows at the Hollywood Palladium and the Echoplex, if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Slideshows: Orange International Street Fair, OC Roller Derby

    Chris Victorio​There's a Labor Day weekend tradition even more sacred than the Jerry Lewis telethon: the Orange International Street Fair, which this year took place September 4 through 6 in historic/beautiful/adorable/insert positive adjective here downtown Orange. If you weren't brave enough to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Last Night: Franz Ferdinand at the Hollywood Palladium

    Andrew Youssef​Last Night: Franz Ferdinand, the Blood Arm, Neverever at the Hollywood Palladium; August 27, 2009.Better Than: Being assassinated by Gavrilo Princip.Unfortunate Timing: Rousing Franz Ferdinand hit "This Fire," featuring a chorus of "this fire is out of control, gonna burn this city, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Live with 'The Nightman Cometh'

    ​Yeah, this is an LA event, but come on. It's worth the trip.The cast of FX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, one of the very funniest shows on television since its debut in the summer of 2005, are going on a six-date tour of major American cities, wrapping up at the Hollywood Palladium on Sept ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Incoming: Mew at Detroit Bar

    Casper Sejersen​This is a big one. Danish showgazers Mew, one of the best bands to ever share a name with a Pokemon, are coming to the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa on September 7. Tickets are on sale now for $18.Mew have been touring with Nine Inch Nails, and will be main support for their farewell t ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 2, 2009
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    August 23, 2007

    Moz & Marr Turn Down $75,000,000 for Smiths Reunion

    The latest from the Morrissey camp: A press release released just today announces Moz's final 30 stops on his latest successful tour promoting his number one UK album, Ringleader of the Tormentors—playing 168 shows in just over 21 months come November. These shows will be the last Morrissey will d ... More >>

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Me Enamorado de Una Chica Mala

    Heartbreak via Cafe Tacubaa tragedy in four parts

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    March 13, 2003
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    March 1, 2001

    The Osmonds of Punk

    Youth Brigade will be young till they die

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    January 25, 2001

    Cowpunk Survivors

    Rank & File return as Cowboy Nation

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