OC Music Awards Best Live Band Finals
House of Blues Anaheim
February 26, 2013
Last night, the final round of the Orange County Music Awards battle for best live band gave us one big-bad ass rock show that tested our attention to detail. Rolling out a well-crafted line-up (not a filler band in sight ... More >>
OC Music Awards Showcase: Night 3
The Slide Bar Rock-N-Roll Cafe
January 22, 2013
The OC Music Awards Showcase continued it's excursion on the quest to find OC's best live band for night three at the Slidebar Rock-N-Roll Cafe in downtown Fullerton. To test the nominated bands originality, stage pre ... More >>
The evolution of women's curlies is a fascinating study of style and peer pressure at work.Even up to the 1960s, when your mother (or grandmother, depending on how old you are), was dropping acid to Jefferson Airplane or doing hippie dances to Janis Joplin, most American dames sported Garden of Eden ... More >>
Rebecca Carter/OC WeeklyThe Damned
Oct. 31, 2011
House of Blues - Anaheim
From their sound to their aesthetic, The Damned has had an all-encompassing influence in their 35-year tenure. Before "punk" came with a ten volume rule book, The Damned were pioneering the genre and forming their own uniq ... More >>
Brandon FergusonDead SaraMay 6, 2011Slidebar, FullertonIn an April interview with the Wall Street Journal online, Jefferson Airplane singer and counter- culture legend Grace Slick mentioned that her favorite new female singer was Emily Armstrong of Los Angeles band Dead Sara. After see ... More >>
Mmoss at Thee Men's Warehouse
Mmoss Oct. 9, 2010Thee Men's Warehouse, Anaheim1. Burger Records' Mmoss is finishing up their week-long San Francisco to San Diego tour, and one of their stops was at Thee Men's Warehouse in Anaheim last Saturday.
2. The eveni ... More >>
Jim Ladd (KLOS radio), Grace Slick and Michelle Mangione at the Grammy MuseumRock-and-roll icon Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship) and OC singer-songwriter Michelle Mangione wrote a song called "The Edge of Madness" to raise money for aid to Louisiana. The song ... More >>
Interesting article this week in the Register about what the paper calls Orange County's Woodstock, an August 1968 two-day rock concert at the Orange County Fairgrounds.
Canned Heat, the Byrds, Jefferson Airplane and Tiny Tim headlined the show, which drew thousands of hippies and hundreds of cops. ... More >>
OPEN JAM NIGHT, 9 p.m.
More fun than closed jelly.
117 Main St.
Huntington Beach CA
THE WAILERS; EEK-A-MOUSE; PATO BANTON, 7 p.m.
For heightened acoustics, smoke pot before entry.
Orange County Fairgrounds, Fair Dr.
Costa Mesa CA
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Last night at Spin City (held at Sutra, that place is sooo beautiful), another 2 hopeful DJs made it a little bit closer to the Winter Music Fest in Miami.
And I got just a little bit closer to destroying my liver.
The competition, which consisted of 20 minute sets, started off with Peter J spinn ... More >>