Sure it's in Topanga, but Topanga Days--a three day fair and fundraiser set in for hippies and such, will also have a diverse lineup that references to its illustrious past. And by that we mean everyone from the Beach Boys to the Doors to Charles Manson (kidding). Anyway, The Stray Cats ... More >>
www.leerocker.comTime to break out the hair pomade: Lee Rocker, the man behind the giant upright bass in the Stray Cats, is back with his latest solo set, The Cover Sessions EP. It's not a rockabilly album, nor is it a country album--but Rocker says it's definitely something in bet ... More >>
[Mental Notes] OC musicians talk about their scenes
Andrew Youssef / OC WeeklyLee Rocker rocks with the Stray Cats in 2008 at the OC Fair.Last Friday, we posted a Burger Records interview that didn't make it into this week's feature about Orange County's music scenes. Today, we've got a Q&A that we did while trying to figure out what was up wi ... More >>
Newport Beach's Saosin just released their their second album, In Search of Solid Ground, this past Tuesday. Rather than rest on their hard-rockin' laurels, they're preparing a headlining show at the House of Blues in Anaheim: well, on December 20. So lots of preparation. Tickets are on sale this ... More >>
Oak Canyon Ranch
Unlike some other annual music festival that like to keep their set times a secret (*cough*Warped Tour*cough*), here we have the full lineup for Hootenanny, a full THREE DAYS before the event. Read after the jump to find out when fokls like Rev. Horton Heat, Los Lobos and the HorrorPops (pictured) a ... More >>
Get your pompadours, rolled jeans, Pabst Blue Ribbons and Converse ready because the Hootenanny is right around the corner.This year's lineup includes the Reverend Horton Heat, Los Lobos, Horrorpops, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, the Supersuckers, Lee Rocker, the Blasters, 3 Bad Jacks, Roger Alen Wade, Dust ... More >>
The Stray Cats at the Pacific Amphitheater on July 22, 2008 Better Than: any other rockabilly band on the planet. Download: "Stray Cat Strut" from the Stray Cats Myspace page [http://www.myspace.com/straycats] Grease and Greasers were in abundance at the OC fair as the mighty Stray Cats played t ... More >>
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Sept. 15 - Sept. 22
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20 years later, Lee Rocker is still rockabillys biggest fan
Hootenanny makes me hot
Lindas Doll Hut, 1989-2001
The Hootenanny revs up one more time
...Wait. Strike that Last One.
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