Kim Conlan

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    The Black Angels and Sleepy Sun Last Night at Detroit Bar

    Kim Conlan​The Black Angels and Sleepy SunMay 17, 2011Detroit Bar, Costa MesaEveryone showed up promptly for this Tuesday night show so as not to miss Sleepy Sun and The Black Angels. Last fall, Sleepy Sun was hypnotizing a packed crowd at Spaceland (now called The Satellite) in Los Angeles. Back ... More >>

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    April 13, 2011

    Lenka with Greg Laswell at Detroit Bar Last Night

    Kim Conlan​Lenka with Greg Laswell April 12, 2011 Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa Over the past few months, Detroit Bar has hosted superb national touring acts that have packed the parking lot. Tonight the turnout was no different for the Australian soulful pop fireplug, Lenka. Opening for vocally gif ... More >>

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    April 12, 2011

    Honeypie Last Night at Detroit Bar

    Kim Conlan​Honeypie with Big Bad Wolf and Vanaprasta April 11, 2011 Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa By 10:05 P.M. last night, Big Bad Wolf were finishing their final set preparations. Resting on speakers, monitors, and even the metal Detroit Bar logo are sprigs and vines of faux foliage and flowers--it ... More >>

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    April 11, 2011

    Snakebit Drifters at La Cave Saturday Night

    Kim Conlan​Snakebit Drifter with Alejandro Pareja April 9th, 2011 La Cave, Costa Mesa After circumventing the D.U.I. checkpoint on Newport Blvd. and 17th St., I pulled into a parking space at La Cave. As I walked in, I expected to see the dinner crowd making their exit, but every last table in ... More >>

  • Music

    January 13, 2011

    The 2011 OC Music Awards, Night 1

    [Mental Notes] Highlights from the first round of the Best Live Band competition at Detroit Bar

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    January 5, 2011

    OC Music Awards at Detroit Bar Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyNew Limb performing at Detroit Bar​Click here to see the slideshow!Honestly, I've never seen Detroit Bar as jam-packed as it was last night, the kickoff for the 2011 OC Music Awards series. Hipsters stormed the place, and everyone seemed to have (or know personally) a ... More >>

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    June 10, 2010

    An Interview With a Rare Breed: OC Blogger Indie Peddler

    [Mental Notes] Plus Weenie Roast highs and lows

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    June 7, 2010

    The Mysterious Indie Peddler, Kim Conlan, Revealed

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