Better Than: Pretty much any other concert you could have gone to last night.In the canon of legendary punk bands, it is pretty much impossible to fuck with the furious, dred-wieldingÂ four piece that is Bad Brains. And for hoards of die-hard O.C. punks young and old, a chance to see them in action ... More >>
There aren't too many guys in recent years that had as big of an impact on the Orange County punk scene as Mike Conley, ex M.I.A. front man and owner of Avalon Bar in Costa Mesa. Given that statement, I should have been more prepared for the overwhelmingly packed scene that awaited me behind the ent ... More >>
Beautiful Noise: A Benefit for the Family of Mike Conley, 7 p.m.
Join Mikeâ€™s friends, family and fans for a night of remembrance at the House of Blues with performances by M.I.A., Jello Biafra, Kevin Seconds (of 7 Seconds), a special acoustic set by Social Distortion, and more. Proceeds will help ... More >>
Tickets are on sale today for a Monday, April 28 show at the Anaheim House of Blues -- a benefit gig for the family of Avalon Bar owner/M.I.A. frontman/all-around swell guy Mike Conley, who passed away in February. Dubbed Beautiful Noise, the lineup is pretty impressive: a performance by M.I.A. with ... More >>