Kelly Clarkson

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2014
  • Calendar

    October 3, 2013

    Maroon 5

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

  • Calendar

    April 25, 2013

    Jazz Lab Ensemble with Kirsten Edkins

    Saddleback College McKinney Theatre

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Christopher Jordan Dorner Manifesto Includes Likes (Like Larry David) and Dislikes (NRA)

    Christopher Jordan Dorner's infamous manifesto identifies around 40 Southern California law enforcement officers he believes have wronged him. Indeed, those passages burn most of the rambling post's 6,000 words. But Dorner also cites films, TV shows, celebrities, athletes and newsmen he likes, inclu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Top 10 Black Artists Who Should Go Country

    [Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's favorite musical genre: mainstream country.]  By: Mike SeelySee Also:*Kanye West and 50 Cent's 9/11/07 Album Showdown Revisited*Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 29, 2012

    'Zombies, Run!' Trains You for the Zombie Apocalypse

    [Trendzilla] The iPhone app uses the specter of brain-eaters to make your jog that much more vigorous

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    3hree Things: Random Thoughts About The 2012 Grammys

    Watch out for 3hree Things (usually) every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​ Because a column that usually runs on Tuesdays should run on a Monday. Because the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Five Most Skewed Moments In Grammy History

    ​This Sunday night, the Grammy Awards will once again be held at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 54th version promises to be an eventful night with confirmed performers like The Beach Boys, Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift, the night promises to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Add Another LA Date

    ​Sweet! Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band added another show to their LA stop. Now they're also performing on Friday, April 27 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. The tour supports Springsteen's 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball, out on March 6, and tickets go on sale at all Ticketmast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Celebrity Karaoke: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Channels Axl Rose, Jimmy Fallon Does a Mean David Bowie

    ​We're certainly no strangers to Joseph Gordon-Levitt's musical talents on this blog, but last night on Jimmy Fallon's late night show, he was pretty spectacular. Actually, both Fallon and Gordon-Levitt were spectacular, channeling David Bowie and Axl Rose (respectively) on the most unlikely songs ... More >>

  • 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

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Girl Talk at Fox Theater Friday Night

    Mary Bell/OC Weekly​Check out our slideshow here!Girl TalkMarch 19, 2011Fox TheaterGirl Talk's sold out show at the Fox Theater was one massive dance party, '90s MTV spring break style, with hundreds of college-aged kids grinding on each other and balloons and giant beach balls filled with confett ... More >>

  • Music

    January 6, 2011

    Lady Gaga Coming to OC

    [Mental Notes] Also, Josh Freese fills in with Paramore and WAR remembers Teena Marie

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    Josh Freese to Fill in For Paramore's South American Tour

    Susan Sabo/OC WeeklyJosh Freese gets his hair cut by a fan in a parking lot in Downtown Long Beach. No big deal. ​According to SPIN Magazine, Long Beach resident and session drummer (and former OC Weekly cover man) Josh Freese has been pegged as the fill-in drummer for Paramore's upcoming tour dat ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2010

    Jordin Sparks

    The Grove of Anaheim

  • News

    June 10, 2010

    She's Still the Sheriff

    On the night declared the start of 'the year of the woman,' Sheriff Sandra Hutchens wins big enough to avoid a run-off with either the tea-party guy or the OC Republican-establishment guy

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Election Night Live: The Sheriff Race, a.k.a. the 'Hu-'Down (UPDATE: It's All Over!)

    Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyHunt in the hunt.​Hunt, Hunter, Hutchens: Do you know who's who? The safe bet is that, even after a fairly testy campaign for the Sheriff's seat, voters are still pretty confused by that whole the-candidates-all-have-the-same-name thing. Tonight, though, we find out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Show of the Day: David Archuleta at the Grove of Anaheim

    ​Few shows split the masses like American Idol. Millions live for the program. Me? Not so much. I have seen a total of about 12 minutes. Simon Cowell makes me want break stuff as do most of the histrionic-prone vocalists featured on the show. But I do like what alum Kelly Clark ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2009

    Listen to the Band: Rock Bottom

    Taylor Herron photography​It's always interesting to hear people say the good hip hop doesn't exist in Orange County. It's a rather defeatist attitude. Don't you know all you have to do is turn over the right rock to find what you need? In this case, the Lake Forest emcees of Rock Bottom are just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Slideshow: Kelly Clarkson at the Pacific Amphitheater

     Ah, yes, the only American Idol winner that ever mattered--not to mention the only one we don't hate--Kelly Clarkson visited the Pacific Amphitheater in Costa Mesa last night. It was beautiful, it was crowded, there was plenty of kettle corn and beer strewn about... and photographer Chris Victorio ... More >>

  • Music

    June 25, 2009
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    June 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Slideshows: Wango Tango at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Grand Duchy at Detroit Bar, Good Foot! at Que Sera

    It was a busy weekend in OC Weeklyville, but what else is new? Here's some of the cool stuff we were at the past couple days:Wango Tango at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater: Black Eyed Peas! (Pictured.) Kelly Clarkson! Flo Rida! Lady Gaga! Somewhat inexplicably, All-American Rejects! Chris Victorio hun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    TOMORROW: Wango Tango at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    It's, apparently, radio station concert season--tomorrow at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine is KIIS-FM's Wango Tango show, featuring pop luminaries as illustrious as Kelly Clarkson herself (pictured); next Saturday at the same venue is the Weezer-fronted KROQ Weenie Roast.The Black Eyed Peas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Acts Shaping Up for the OC Super Fair

    OMG. Fairs and Kelly Clarkson, two of my favorite things, together at last on July 23. What a day.The lineup for acts for this year's OC Super Fair is shaping up, and if you like nostalgia, well, this is the event for you! Other than Ms. Clarkson, it's pretty much all oldsters: Hearts, Moody Blues, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Videos come back to MTV

    Well, kinda...For those who can stay up late, MTV has announced a novel concept called AMTV. The show, which airs from 3-9 a.m. Monday through Thursday, does nothing but air music videos for six hours. Call me crazy, but this might be the start of something new. I mean, I could even see this expandi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Incoming: Black Eyed Peas, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Gaga, More at KIIS-FM Wango Tango

    KIIS-FM held their December "Jingle Ball" concert at the Honda Center, and they're returning to Orange County for their spring "Wango Tango" concert, happening May 9 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. It's an equally impressive pop-filled lineup, featuring among others, as you've no doubt guessed ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 12, 2009

    David Archuleta

    The Glass House

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    Low vs. Diamond and Barcelona Bring Their Tour to Costa Mesa

    In the most awesome co-headlining tour since 2004's "The Independent Tour" with Kelly Clarkson and Clay Aiken, buzz-building Seattle-originated bands Low vs. Diamond (who were here last month opening up for Santogold) and Barcelona are currently on the road together. Cool, right? What's cooler is t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    Last Night: Night Marchers @ Alex's Bar

    Better Than: Whatever else you could have done on a Tuesday night. Download: "I Wanna Deadbeat You" from the official Night Marchers Myspace page. So… I've got this part-time job where, in three years, I haven't worked one second of overtime. Until last night. This meant having to scramble to g ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 16, 2007


    'What is this nonsense? Geek goes to San Diego+geek buys toys=cover story?'

  • Music

    August 9, 2007

    Daydream Believer Nation

    Some of the Monkees' prefab music-by-committee attains classic status

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2007
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    February 13, 2007

    Public Enemy American Idol No. 1

    Over at her Deadline Hollywood Daily column, Nikki Finke charts all the controversies swirling around American Idol contestant Tom Lowe. Her piece begins: American Idol 6 would be nothing without its controversy. The latest: 28-year-old ex-British boy-band'er Tom Lowe is the target of not just one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2006

    Live Review: Lemonheads at Galaxy Theatre

    Sat., Nov. 18: Too bad there's already a Best of the Lemonheads album on the shelves, and badder still that it was compiled by Atlantic Records (and not lead Lemonhead, Evan Dando): tonight's set would have made an epic greatest hits tracklist. Tunes from Come on Feel laid like cozy bed buddies with ... More >>

  • Music

    August 24, 2006

    Just Like Us!

    Anyone can be an American Idolbut a star? Not so much

  • Music

    May 11, 2006

    Get Out!

    May 11 - May 18: Mad Like Eldridge Cleaver

  • Music

    December 15, 2005

    Get Out!

    White Lightening
    Dec. 15 - Dec. 22

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Get Out!

    Kill them all

  • Unknown

    September 15, 2005

    Get a Little Weird

    This week in nightlife and more
    Sept. 15 - Sept. 22

  • Music

    September 1, 2005

    Ordinary Girl

    Theres something about Kelly Clarkson

  • Unknown

    September 1, 2005

    Scourging: the Only Word

    The week in nightlife and more: Sept. 1 - Sept. 8

  • Music

    January 13, 2005
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    December 5, 2002

    Ask Cannibal Corpse!

    Questions for the gods of death metal