Jack's Mannequin

  • Calendar

    August 1, 2013

    Stacy Clark

    Constellation Room at the Observatory

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Andrew McMahon - The Troubadour - May 16, 2013

    By: Brittany WoolseyAndrew McMahonThe TroubadourMay 16, 2013 Now that he's taken the firm leap to writing new material under his own name, Orange County's own Andrew McMahon took the stage of the Troubadour in Los Angeles Thursday night to celebrate a new phase of his career in front of a sea of fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Andrew McMahon Takes His Final Bow With Jack's Mannequin

    After eight years as the brainchild behind Jack's Mannequin, singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon still deals with a little identity confusion now and then. Some news story or reporter will accidentally refer to him as Jack, or Jack McMahon. Over the years, the OC-bred troubadour (and OC Weekly coverboy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    OC Music Awards 2012 Nominees Announced: How the Process Works

    ​UPDATED:Yesterday we talked to the OC Music Awards about claims that the nomination process isn't exactly transparent, with some OC Music Awards Academy members also nominated as musicians in various categories (see more after the jump.) Today I got an email from Weekly reader Nathan Hoffmann, as ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 10, 2011

    Jack's Mannequin

    Fox Theater

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    The Academy Is...Breaking Up

    ​The Academy Is... are leaving people hanging for real--and are calling it quits. In the band's official website, The Academy Is... said they've "decided to go our separate ways." Singer Williams Beckett, guitarist Mike Carden and bassist Adam Siska said in the announcement that they, "look back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Jack's Mannequin Releases New Video, 'My Racing Thoughts' (and Adorable Q&A)

    Jack's Mannequin today dropped the video from the upcoming People and Things record, "My Racing Thoughts." Directed by Anders Rostad with Jesse Springer as the director of photography, it's a pretty catchy way to spend four minutes of your time. There's also a super cute Q&A from Buzzfeed after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Free Filtered Water at Every Warped Tour Stop

    ​Last year, a 26-year-old man died at the Warped Tour stop in Kansas. At the time, the death was rumored to have been caused by dehydration, partly due to the fact that water is $4 per bottle at the Warped Tour. In response, for the 2011 festival, which kicked off in Texas this weekend, Warped To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Free Ticket TuesdayMonday: Jack's Mannequin at the Roxy

    John Gilhooley/OC Weekly​Here's a treat: We're doing a free ticket giveaway today instead of our usual Tuesday extravaganza because Jack's Mannequin is headlining! OC native, frontman Andrew McMahon, will be at the Roxy in LA on Wednesday to kick off 7-Eleven's 4-concert series (all tickets are on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Andrew McMahon to Perform with Something Corporate AND Jack's Mannequin on the SAME Night at Dear Jack Foundation Benefit

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Andrew McMahon's Dear Jack Foundation just announced their first annual benefit--and it's a pretty powerhouse cast. The show will feature BOTH Jack's Mannequin and Something Corporate playing on the same night--the first time McMahon, the frontman for both ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    Something Corporate's Kevin 'Clutch' Page: 'Playing Your Hometown is More Work'

    Joe LemkeSomething Corporate at Bamboozle this year​When Orange County alt-pop darlings Something Corporate dismantled in 2004--fresh off major-label success, a whirlwind tour schedule, and a spot on the list of Local Bands That Mattered--bassist Kevin "Clutch" Page had a hunch the quintet would h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Andrew McMahon's Foundation Teams Up With Warped Tour​Jack's Mannequin/Something Corporate singer/songwriter Andrew McMahon is pretty busy this summer, what with finishing a new Jack's Mannequin album and going on a reunion tour with Something Corporate. But he's not too busy to devote time to his foundation, Dear Jack ... More >>

  • Music

    May 20, 2010

    SoCo Announces Fall Tour

    [Mental Notes] Also: Obey vs. the Feds, lackluster Lilith, Coachella's broken record, new No Doubt?

  • Music

    March 25, 2010

    Andrew McMahon On Restarting Something Corporate

    Jack's Mannequin front man talks candidly about his cancer, remains cagey about how long the reunion of his old band will last

  • Music

    February 11, 2010

    Something Corporate Return to Studio

    [Mental Notes] Andrew McMahon on Bamboozle and the band's new 'best of' compilation

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    My Day with Andrew McMahon of Jack's Mannequin and Something Corporate

    So, this is my Andrew McMahon day. We met at the rehearsal space Jack's Mannequin uses in North Hollywood shortly before noon and had a lengthy chat about everything from Something Corporate reuniting for Bamboozle to McMahon's battle with Leukemia to buddy Tommy Lee to whether the Dana Hills High S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Incoming: Andrew McMahon at the House of Blues

    ​Following dates opening for the Fray on a big ol' national tour (one that stopped in Irvine a couple of weeks ago), Jack's Mannequin singer and pianist Andrew McMahon is going out on his own for a bit, with a solo tour that stops at the House of Blues in Anaheim on October 27. Tickets are on sale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Last Night: The Fray, Jack's Mannequin and Vedera at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    ​Last Night: The Fray, Jack's Mannequin and Vedera at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine; July 29, 2009.Alternative rockers The Fray, Jack's Mannequin and Vedera paid a visit to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Wednesday; entertaining a sold-out crowd of teenyboppers, college kids, and post- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Tough Choices: The Fray, Jack's Mannequin and Vedera vs. Crystal Antlers, Mika Miko and Audacity

    ​Sure, at first glance, these shows tonight don't appear to have a lot in common with each other. And uh, well, maybe they don't. But they both have strong local ties, which is potentially the most important thing.

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    March 18, 2009

    Incoming: Keane, The Go-Gos, 'Unwigged and Unpluged' and Jimmy Fallon all Coming to the Grove of Anaheim

    I took piano lessons for years as a kid. Maybe I should have practiced more (read: at all). We talked earlier this week about piano-heavy bands The Fray and Jack's Mannequin coming to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, and now Keane (pictured), the English band that's been rockin' the 88 keys in one for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Incoming: The Fray, Jack's Mannequin, Coming to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    Suddenly, has the Fray become a part of your past? Becoming the part that don't last? Are you losing them, and its effortless? Well, the pioneers of Grey's Anatomy-rock and the similarly minded Jack's Mannequin, led by Orange County product Andrew McMahon, are coming to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Trying to Make Sense of the OC Music Awards Nominees

    Everyone I've talked to about the OC Music Awards nominee list, released yesterday, seems to have the same reaction: Huh? Why are young, unsigned bands like The Jakes competing against veteran, internationally known acts like The Offspring, who had Billboard's #1 Hot Modern Rock Track for 11 weeks l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    OC Music Awards Nominees Announced

    I'll have some more thoughts on the more, uh, interesting choices made by the academy (which I am not a part of, despite what their Web site says) a little later, but for now here's the full list of nominees, unedited from the OC Music Awards press release.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Jack's Mannequin's Return to Orange County Delayed!

    We talked earlier this week about Jack's Mannequin, led by Dana Hills High School album Andrew McMahon, coming to the Grove of Anaheim on May 18. Tickets were to go on sale tomorrow. Well, that's no longer happening, as Jack's Mannequin is postponing the latter half of their tour with Matt Nathanson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Jack's Mannequin, The Go-Gos, More, Coming to the Grove

    It's been a relatively quiet few weeks at the Grove of Anaheim as of late, but that looks to be changing soon with some solid show announcements, including a homecoming for former OC resident Andrew McMahon (pictured) and The Go-Go's. They got the beat, you know. Details after the jump, yep.

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2008

    Jack's Mannequin to Play 'Secret' Show Tonight

    Jack's Mannequin, the current project of Something Corporate lead singer and Dana Hills High School in Dana Point alumnus Andrew McMahon, is playing a "secret" show tonight at the Viper Room in West Hollywood. Why is "secret" in sarcastic quotation marks? Well, it's announced on both the Jack's Man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2008

    To Do Tonight 7/30

    The Flying Smolenskys, 7:15 p.m. The inaugural show of this devilishly beguiling family band is sure to thrill young and old alike. They will wield their acoustic instruments and collection of classic rock tunes (some you may recognize, others you may not!!!) for a revue of tuneful tumbling, operati ... More >>