Though much of the devastation has disappeared from the headlines, we're glad to see that OC business owners and musicians are still drumming up support for the devastated communities in Haiti as they struggle to rebuild after experiencing a massive 7.0 earthquake on Jan. 12.Inspired by the star- ... More >>
A whopping 35 local acts will participate in the OC Music Awards Showcase Series. The seven-week event launches Tuesday, January 7, at Detroit Bar in Cost Mesa. It will continue at various venues countywide. All showcase dates are free. The artists are competing for Best Live Band or Best Live ... More >>
I'll have some more thoughts on the more, uh, interesting choices made by the academy (which I am not a part of, despite what their Web site says) a little later, but for now here's the full list of nominees, unedited from the OC Music Awards press release.
I'll use any excuse to post Jay Buchanan videos, or those of just about every artist playing this shit-hot show Saturday at OC's venerable Gypsy Lounge. It's an acoustic-Christmas-type toy drive gig benefiting the Joyful Child Foundation, featuring (deep breath) . . .Jameson, Jay Buchanan, the Pawn ... More >>