[Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>
KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night Two Gibson Amphitheatre December 9,2012 Gwen Stefani's appearance at the first night of KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas made for a memorable evening. The rumors had circulated early in the evening that those in attendance would be treated to a surprise set from N ... More >>
The iconic concert production company birthed Coachella, helped punk-rock luminaries early in their careers—and isn't done yet
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyDevoAugust 5, 2011City National Grove of AnaheimA band as renowned as Devo shouldn't really have an opening act. The chants for "Devo!" rang through the City National Grove of Anaheim despite the DJ's attempts to keep the crowd satiated with various New Order, Pet Shop Boy ... More >>
The music of the Freeses is ubiquitous. And they talk a good game, too
Andrew YoussefNo, you da man.Last Night: Blink-182, Weezer, Taking Back Sunday, Asher Roth at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine; September 17, 2009.Better Than: Growing up.Hostile Territory: Blink-182 is doing a huge promotion with the T-Mobile Sidekick, and advertisements were plastered ... More >>
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