Hootie & The Blowfish

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    How To Avoid Getting Robbed On Tour

    Although musicians are infamous for walking out on bar tabs, trashing hotel rooms and hijacking chuckwagon sandwiches from gas stations, there is one thing they deserve: the ability to torture society with their particular brand of art. Sadly, it happens all too often that bands' tours are derailed ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 15, 2013

    Why Do Mexicans Like the Band Mana so Much?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And does saying you're a mestizo deny your Indian roots?

  • Film

    July 25, 2013

    How Friends Illustrates the Depressing Insularity of Our Lives

    I'll be there for you . . . and others in our census bracket

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Damizza On Being in the Music Biz and His New Book, Guilty by Association

    ​ Damion Young, aka Damizza, has done it all. He started in radio when he was 12 and his drive, passion, and ambition launched one of the most interesting and diverse careers in the music industry. He's worked with legendary greats like Michael and Janet Jackson, Dr. Dre, Mariah Carey, Tupac, Bigg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    An 'Ode to Women' From Your Best Friend's Ex--Really?

    ​For Canadian rap-rockers Your Best Friend's Ex, the definition of an ode as a lyrical verse in praise of something inspiring somehow got horribly lost in the mix. Their cheap trick of a first single, "Ode to Women," manages to peddle "I said, bitch, shut your mouth" as a chorus. Feeling poetic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2008

    To Do This Weekend 8/22-8/24

    Debra's Girls Present: Going Green Theme Party, Friday 7 p.m. Long Beach's favorite gay bar pitches in to help the environment. Ripples 5101 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 562-433-0357 Hootie & The Blowfish, Friday 8 p.m. Hold My Hand! House of Blues 1530 S. Disneyland Dr. Anaheim, CA 714-778-2583 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2007
  • Food

    August 17, 2006

    An Ode to Cheerwine

    The last of the Outlaw Sodas

  • Unknown

    September 15, 2005

    Get a Little Weird

    This week in nightlife and more
    Sept. 15 - Sept. 22

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    The Whine, the Howl

    Kill Dave Matthews, avenge my buddys dog

  • Features

    December 13, 2001

    The Happy Ones

    With Rock Steady, No Doubt officially joins pop-music aristocracy

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Renegades of Funk

    And jazz. And soul. And blues. And rock

  • Unknown

    November 16, 2000
  • Music

    June 8, 2000

    What Don't you Understand?

    Jeffries Fan Club/Limbeck/One Hit Wonder/Ozma/Melee/Chain Reaction Friday, May 26

  • Music

    September 17, 1998

    Tub Thumping

    Hey! A whole new genre! Dirt-pop tractor rock!