Matt & Kim

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    June 25, 2013

    Outside Lands 2013 Full Lineup Announced

    The single day lineup for Outside Lands 2013 was announced today. Taking place at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park from August 9 - 11, the bill is topped by Paul McCartney on Friday, Nine Inch Nails on Saturday and The Red Hot Chili Peppers on Sunday. Other highlights include Pretty Lights, The Nati ... More >>

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    March 8, 2013

    The Best Concerts to See in OC This Weekend

    Friday, March 8 Death Hymn Number 9 Unit B Studio Once, there was a band called the Gories, and there was a guy called Hasil Adkins, as well as a dude named Tav Falco, and they played like maniacs. If they weren't sweating blood, it was only because someone else bled on them first. That's what Deat ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013

    Matt & Kim

    The Observatory

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    March 4, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Monday, March 4MusInk Battle of the BandsHouse of Blues Anaheim Though it may not share the same level of hipster-deigned prestige as Coachella, Musink Festival represents a high-water mark for up-and-coming bands. This year's festival, which celebrates all things tattoo, will feature an impressive ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011
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    September 26, 2011

    Matt & Kim Stage Diving at a Venue Near You

    ​Matt & Kim are well-known for their high-energy shows and positive vibes, but their recordings and performances never preach or cloy. They're all smiles on stage, and even the most cynical of listeners can't help but feel propelled by their warmth and good feelings. Equipped with synthesizer ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    We Are/She Is Spread Positive Vibes With Their Music

    [Locals Only] Buena Park residents have made great strides for such as young band

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    August 18, 2011

    Today has Been Declared Mötley Crüe Day in West Hollywood

    ​Today the City of West Hollywood will declare August 18, 2011 Mötley Crüe Day, and honor the originaly partying hair metal band as the 2011 recipients of the "Elmer Valentine Award" for their contributions to the history of The Sunset Strip.The award ceremony at the House of Blues will kick off ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    The Sunset Strip Music Festival Begins and Ends With Mötley Crüe

    ​Mötley Crüe is kicking off the three-day Sunset Strip Music Festival on Aug. 18 with a special tribute at the House of Blues. They're going to be presented with the Elmer Valentine Award for their contributions to the history of The Sunset Strip. The City of West Hollywood will also recogniz ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011

    My Chemical Romance and blink-182 Headline the 2011 Honda Civic Tour

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyBlink-182 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater​The 2011 Honda Civic Tour is bringing together pop-punk purveyors blink-182 and pop-emo purveyors My Chemical Romance to co-headline this year. They'll be at the Honda Center in Anaheim on Saturday, October 1.

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    May 5, 2011

    Record Stores Revinylize OC

    The vinyl boom is fueling a resurgence of record retailers

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    April 28, 2011

    Rebecca Black to Guest on MTV's O Awards

    ​First the DigiTour, and now Rebecca Black is going to be at the MTV O Awards. Why does the world keep proving the Onion right again and again?As you all know, "Friday" has racked up more than 122 million views on YouTube. This is apparently enough to merit an appearance on MTV's inaugural O Award ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010

    UCI's Open Melody Fest Has Friends in High Places

    ​When the Open Melody festival concludes this Saturday night at UC Irvine, it won't just be the attendees who will file the memories away alongside those of other festivals large and small from the past. A large number of the bands have long since played similar shows as part of a thriving unde ... More >>

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    October 4, 2010

    Matt and Kim at the Pomona Glass House Last Night

    Rebecca Aranda/OC Weekly​Matt and Kim, Fang Island, Hawnay Troof October 3, 2010 Pomona Glass House The Hype: Onstage, New York sweethearts Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino become the dynamic duo of Matt and Kim, a friendly and energetic band anchored only by their drum-set and keyboard. Their minim ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010

    Matt & Kim

    The Glass House

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    May 18, 2010

    The Henry Clay People and Local Natives to Play Austin City Limits

    The Henry Clay People in sepia.​The Henry Clay People and Local Natives have both been tapped to perform at Austin City Limits--otherwise known as yet another music festival better than Coachella--October 8-10. The bands will be playing amongst a line-up with the likes of Sonic Youth, Flaming Lips ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010

    Beyond the Headliners

    [Coachella 2010] Nine acts that stand out from the sweaty, dusty crowd

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    October 20, 2009

    Santa Ana's Aushua Added to Next Month's 'LA 101'

    ​A festival-type show on a Tuesday? Hey, sure, why not? That's the day of LA 101, a concert put on by our sister paper, LA Weekly, up north at the Gibson Amphitheater in Universal City.

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    October 12, 2009

    Your Chance to Save Money on Train Tickets Finally Here

    Teehee, "Train tickets."​At the end of the month, October 27 to be exact, Train--you know, "Drops of Jupiter," "Meet Virginia" Train--will release their first new studio album in nearly four years, Save Me San Francisco (named after their city of origin). Just two days before that, Train will play ... More >>

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    June 1, 2009

    San Diego Street Scene Lineup Announced

    Tired of the Black Eyed Peas yet? No? Great! Well, they're headlining the 25th installment of San Diego's Street Scene, happening on August 28 and 29 (three weeks after playing the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa on August 7). Also playing: M.I.A., Thievery Corporation, Modest Mouse, the Dead Wea ... More >>

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    March 10, 2009

    Last Night: Cut Copy, Matt & Kim at the Glass House

    Last Night: Matt & Kim, Cut Copy at the Glass House in Pomona. Monday, March 9, 2009. Better Than: The 1980s. The word "shtick" might have been invented to describe Matt & Kim, the Brooklyn power-pop married-couple bangers that opened last night's show. It's curt, brash-sounding, ugly little ... More >>

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    September 27, 2007

    All Stripped Down With Everywhere to Go

    Matt & Kim Make Loving (and Playing) Fun