Now in its seventh edition, San Francisco's Outside Lands festival has become a reliable, regular staple on the summer festival calendar. Though it's not quite in the same stratosphere of Coachella, Bonnaroo or Lollapalooza, OSL has its own distinct quirks that reflect its Northern California home. ... More >>
The Coach House
Monday, March 18 The Vespertines The Constellation Room Long Beach's Vespertines do prickly prog-psych in a way that teaches you to expect the unexpected--and to expect the introspective, the contemplative and the explosive, too. (Plus, expect a trumpet--sure, it might startle you when it blooms ou ... More >>
The American Civil Liberties Union caravan stopping in Santa Ana at high noon Monday to draw attention to the damage done by immigration laws like Arizona's is sure to include a hippie van with stickers all over it. Only some messages will be in Spanglish, and Jerry Garcia's Dead head will be replac ... More >>
Django ReinhardtThis Friday and Saturday evening at Segerstrom Hall, guitarist Dorado Schmitt will present an evening dedicated to Django Reinhardt.
New owner Jon Reiser is determined to be an OC music game changer
Persephonemagazine.comIf this blog seems less than timely, I apologize. But I just can't get last Thursday's episode of Project Runway featuring Canadian rock band The Sheepdogs out of my mind.
Grove of Anaheim
Galaxy Concert Theatre (3503 S. Harbor Blvd.)
George Clinton and P-Funk
Getting gnarly with the Laguna Art Museums Rick Griffin show
Once too hot to handle, Betty Davis freaky funk is ripe for rediscovery
As the memoir boom winds down, authors are training their sights on sis and bro
Smug host rips counterculture icons in Tom Snyders Electric Kool-Aid Talk Show
How the Brotherhood of Eternal Love Became OCs Hippie Mafia
Most music sucks, but Brett Cains doesnt
Kiss me! Im an Irish English Scottish Russian Polish Jew!
Its not just a band, its an adventure
Dave Clucas sits high in the saddle with the Horsepainters
This is your art on drugs
Post-feminist folk-blues about lowdown-dirty-dog penis-bearers
Gatemouth Brown is sickening, man!
Why is Lou Sheldon so hot about gay sex?
There is none higher
Disney fetes Californias diversity as Anaheim trashes it
The year in not-so-open space
Beware of dread-sportin white people
Jimmie Dale Gilmores hill-country Zen
Patti Smith, 53-year-old mother of two, is still ready for revolution