Jason Freese

  • Music

    June 16, 2011

    The Family Business: Stan Freese and Sons Josh and Jason

    The music of the Freeses is ubiquitous. And they talk a good game, too

  • Music

    March 10, 2011

    The 2011 OC Music Awards

    [Mental Notes] Stan Freese, Wildboys, Dahga Bloom, Micah Brown and BLOK all made the OCMA pretty memorable

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Stan Freese--That Guy with the Speedo, Playing the Tuba, Who is Way More Punk than Anyone Else

    ​Last Saturday, Stan Freese, one of the most popular tuba soloists in the country, was awarded the lifetime achievement award at the OC Music Awards. Freese, who has booked entertainment for the Walt Disney Company for over 40 years (he's been Director of Bands at the Walt Disney World Resort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    The Vandals At The House of Blues Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyClick here to see the slideshow!The VandalsDecember 18th, 2010House of Blues AnaheimOnly a band as beloved and stellar as The Vandals can throw an annual Christmas formal in support of their 1996 album Oi to the World!. The pouring rain didn't keep the punks away; the House o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Green Day at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Check out our AFI/Green Day slideshow here!Green DayAugust 31, 2010Verizon Wireless AmphitheaterDoes it get any bigger than a Green Day rock show? Not really. With a three hour performance and snippets of cover songs spanning the history of rock, Green Day made sure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    What You Missed: Lady Gaga, DJ Oldboy Presents, Zebrahead

    Chris VictorioMiss Gaga if yer nasty.​Welcome back? We had a quiet-ish long-but-not-long-enough holiday weekend, one that started off with capturing the elusive Lady Gaga in concert at the Nokia Theater. Sure she might have canceled that tour with Kanye--that included a stop in town at the Honda C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2008

    Last Night: Foxboro Hot Tubs @ Alex's Bar in Long Beach

    By Ryan Ritchie The last time Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool hit Long Beach, they called themselves Green Day and played at the Arena to thousands of pre-pubescent fans and those fans’ moms. Last night was a bit different. Using the moniker Foxboro Hot Tubs, the Berkeley trio p ... More >>