Frank Ruffino, the guitarist for China White, is in serious trouble. Recently released from the hospital after months in intensive care, the Huntington Beach axeman braces for a miracle. About four years ago, the 51-year-old was diagnosed with liver problems, a biproduct of years of hard drinking, ... More >>
Legendary local acts band together to raise support for the Middle Class guitarist
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Iggy and The StoogesHollywood PalladiumDecember 1st, 2011Click here to see the slideshow.Iggy Pop is a living legend. Originally scheduled back in November but postponed due to Iggy breaking his foot, the Hollywood Palladium show was beyond sold out by fans feverishly awaiting to be bludgeoned wi ... More >>
Courtesy of Sanctuary RecordsRonnie James Dio, we thank you.With the news of the death of Teena Marie over the weekend, it seems 2010 still hasn't quite finished its toll yet. In 2010 we saw some truly tragic losses to the world of music--Lena Horne, Kate McGarrigle, Marvin Isley--but here's our ... More >>
www.chrisschlarb.comTwo years ago, Long Beach musician/composer Chris Schlarb started hearing music in his head. According to Schlarb, half of jazz/drone duo I Heart Lung, he couldn't find that music and emotional space anywhere else, so he set about collaborating with 28 musicians (with f ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyLady Gaga at the Staples Center Aug. 11MTV reports that Lady Gaga is going to perform at one of the Yoko Ono's Plastic Ono Band concerts taking place at the Orpheum Theater in LA on Oct. 1 and 2 to celebrate what would've been John Lennon's 70th birthday on Oct. 9.A ... More >>
Keith MayRiverboat Gamblers goes for a ride. Happy birthday, Alex's Bar! For night two of their 10-Year Anniversary celebration, Alex's Bar invited Mike Watt and the Secondmen, Throw Rag, Werewolf and Riverboat Gamblers. To read more about Alex's Bar and their history, check out our Q&A with ... More >>
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