Morrissey (Singer)

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Morrissey Got Tackled In San Jose Last Night, Lights Out For Observatory Show?

    There were some lights that definitely went out at the Morrissey show up in San Jose last night. Unfortunately, they belonged Morrissey. The 54 year-old singer was tackled mercilessly by a fan (or three?) on stage at the City National Civic.  Two songs into the second encore, any security guard ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 30, 2013

    SummerFest 2013

    St. Angela Merici School

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Morrissey - Staples Center - March 1, 2013

    Morrissey Staples Center March 1, 2013 Originally slated to appear with Iggy and the Stooges but ultimately rescheduled and substituted with Patti Smith, Morrissey easily sold out the Staples Center. The show seemed to be in jeopardy when various volleys were exchanged whether meat would be served ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Young the Giant's 'Cough Syrup' on Glee

    ​If the MTV VMAs appearance, a Morrissey endorsement and a string of sold-out shows across the country weren't enough to prove that Irvine boys Young the Giant have made it, a spot on Fox's hit show Glee should do the trick. "Cough Syrup" will be featured in the opening scene of Glee's winter fina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Morrissey at the Fox Theater in Pomona Last Night

    Andrew Youssef​MorrisseyNovember 28, 2011Fox Theater in PomonaClick here to see more photos.Morrissey loves Pomona. Pomona worships Morrissey. The atmosphere was electric inside the Fox Theater as Morrissey closed out his swing of Southern California dates. From the moment Morrissey and his band a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 24, 2011


    Fox Theater

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    [UPDATE: Ticket Info!] "Secret" Morrissey Show Wednesday at the Music Box

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​UPDATE, NOV. 21, 1:10 P.M.: We just received a press release confirming the show. Get more details on how to get tickets at the bottom of the post.  ORIGINAL POST, NOV. 20, 2011, 1:21 A.M.: While checking out the Pixies tonight in LA, we heard whisperings of an unanno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Pro-Immigrant Morrissey Fans Call for a Free Show in Phoenix

    ​Senate Bill 1070 architect Russell Pearce may have been recalled in Arizona, but the call for a boycott of the state remains. The latest manifestation comes in the form of Morrissey's Nov. 20 concert at Phoenix's Orpheum Theater. The singer once told an audience, "I wish I was born Mexican," and, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Top Five Hits: Dr. Freecloud's in Fountain Valley

    ​Here are the top five selling records this week from Dr. Freecloud's Record Shoppe, 18960 Brookhurst St. in Fountain Valley, (714) 962-9787.This week's top seller is the vinyl import of the Tron: Legacy Soundtrack.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Rhino Records Prepares Smiths Box Set, Uncovers Lost Video

    ​While no record label has come forward to release the follow-up to Morrissey's Years of Refusal, fans of The Smiths can anticipate Rhino Records UK's upcoming Deluxe Collectors Boxset featuring the complete Smiths discography on vinyl, CD and MP3. The limited edition box set includes eight albums ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Young the Giant Performing at the VMAs

    ​Young the Giant are the home boys that sneakily made good--Morrissey loves them, they've played the Weenie Roast, are opening for Incubus on tour this year...and today MTV announced that Young the Giant will make their VMA performance debut at the 2011 Video Music Awards. The lineup for VMA perf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Young the Giant: Looking Back and Moving Forward

    ​Young the Giant, the band formerly known as the Jakes, and formerly residents of Newport Beach via Irvine, have had a very good year. After releasing their self-title debut to critical acclaim (even Morrissey is a fan, saying "I could break down with happiness at the new debut-CD by Young The G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Top 5 Musicians Vs. Projectiles Incidents

    ​Down and Delirious In Mexico City author Daniel Hernandez wrote in his Intersections blog about a recent onstage confrontation between banda queen Jenni Rivera and a fan who allegedly threw a beer at her. The singer had the suspected offender come face-to-face with her during the Puerto Vallarta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    OC Weekly Monday Mixtape

    ​It's Monday, and what better way to celebrate than with another mixtape? We've put together a 12-song video compilation so you can discover or rediscover some great music. You can thank us once you get to work and need something to distract yourself. 

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Unreleased Smiths Demos Now Available Online

    ​Although we are all secretly (or openly) hoping for a Smiths reunion, we can all be thankful that compilations of both unreleased demos and instrumentals are available online and various record shops around the world. The bootleg version of The Smiths--Unreleased Demos & Instrumenta ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 25, 2010

    The Mexican Debated Tom Tancredo, and No Chingazos Were Thrown!

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] Also, why Mexicans should learn how to dance to tropical music

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Three Reasons to Hate Morrissey (and Four Reasons We Still Love Him Anyway)

    By now, everyone's heard that dear old Moz called the entire population of China a subspecies in a recent interview with the Guardian. "Did you see the thing on the news about their treatment of animals and animal welfare? Absolutely horrific. You can't help but feel that the Chinese are a subspecie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Top Five Bands That Should Join the Sound Strike

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyRage Against the Machine at the Hollywood Palladium last Friday​The Sound Strike campaign started by Zack de la Rocha to counter Arizona's soon-to-be in effect SB1070 law reached its sonic zenith Friday night with Rage Against the Machine rocking the Hollywood Palladium. T ... More >>

  • Music

    July 15, 2010

    Royal Rumble at the OC Fair

    In the battle between cover bands and aging rock stars, we tell you which music acts will give you the most bang for your buck

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    OC Fans Trek To Smiths/Morrissey Convention At The Music Box

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  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Thank God It's Thursday: Our Weekend Picks

    Sweethead perform at Alex's Bar on Friday​Don't know where to go this weekend? Heard Mentality makes it easy--here's the rundown of great music coming to town.

  • Calendar

    May 20, 2010
  • Music

    April 29, 2010

    Bellhaunts' Cutting Edge

    [Locals Only] The Santa Ana garage/post-punk quartet keeps it real and sometimes real graphic

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Last Night: Morrissey at the Fox Theater, Pomona

    Andrew YoussefMorrissey in the first of two shirts he wore Monday night in Pomona.​Last Night: Morrissey, Doll & the Kicks at the Fox Theater, Pomona; December 7, 2009.Better Than: Arguably: Friday's Las Vegas show, which was cut short without an encore. Unarguably: Saturday's Indio show, whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Show of the Day: Morrissey at Fox Theater, Pomona

    "Polarizing," "love him or hate him," "no middle ground"--all pretty vague, cliche terms, and all rather accurate when it comes to Morrissey.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Morrissey: Meat Still Murder

    ​Until earlier this week, I couldn't say I gave half a shit about anything Morrissey did post-Smiths. But something changed as I got word that the Moz is teaming with designer Stella McCartney (her dad's a bassist who played in some band...starts with a "B" or something) for a line of vegan shoes. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2009


    Fox Theater Pomona

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    On-Sale Saturday: Morrissey, Dokken, More

    ​OK, we can stop complaining about the Morrissey show at the Fox Theater in Pomona on December 7 not going on sale yet.

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    Tickets for LA Morrissey Show on Sale Saturday, Pomona Close Behind?

    Still so dreamy!​"I know it's gonna happen someday."It's been nearly a month since Morrissey tour dates throughout Southern California started popping up on fansites like Morrissey Solo, and official announcement of almost all of them (eventually) followed. There's Morrissey at the Fantasy Springs ... More >>

  • Music

    October 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 29, 2009

    Slow Fall at the Fox Theater?

    Andrew Youssef​Since reopening this past May with a show from Gogol Bordello, the Fox Theater in downtown Pomona has continually impressed by netting top-flight shows: Wilco, the Flaming Lips, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Band of Horses, Girl Talk, Ween, Cake, Marilyn Manson. After tonight's Paramore (picture ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Incoming: Matt Costa at Detroit, Morrissey at the Fox Pomona

    ​It may be late Friday afternoon, but there's still some stuff to talk about. Like a couple of big new shows coming our way.

  • Music

    May 7, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 18, 2009

    Live(ish) from Coachella: Morrissey Just Says No to Burning Animal Flesh

    So, I love Morrissey. I've seen him four times now, and each instance ranks among the happier moments of my life (yes, I know how lame that makes me sound, what of it?). But last night at Coachella apparently wasn't one of his happier moments.I always tell Morrissey detractors who decry him as just ... More >>

  • Music

    February 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Album Review: Morrissey, 'Years of Refusal'

    Happy Morrissey day, everyone! I review the album in this week's Weekly, but here it is a few days early. You Are the Quarry, Ringleader of the Tormentors and Years of Refusal are the Mozzer's Time Out of Mind, Love and Theft and Modern Times. Believe it!The Smiths broke up in 1987, but people are s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Sweet and Tender Hooligans Coming Back to OC

    Just a couple short days after appearing at the House of Blues in Anaheim (and in the pages of OC Weekly's freshly minted music column, Sound Guy, penned by a certain totally awesome dude), LA-based Smiths cover band Sweet and Tender Hooligans were announced as returning to our county on March 28 at ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2008

    Mas Y Mas

    Cafe Tacuba

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2008

    Plug In

    Girl In a Coma

  • Columns

    January 24, 2008

    ¡Ask a Mexican!®

    Three-question special

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2007

    Moz & Marr Turn Down $75,000,000 for Smiths Reunion

    The latest from the Morrissey camp: A press release released just today announces Moz's final 30 stops on his latest successful tour promoting his number one UK album, Ringleader of the Tormentors—playing 168 shows in just over 21 months come November. These shows will be the last Morrissey will d ... More >>

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Chill Billies

    Sweet and Tender Hooligans

  • Music

    September 2, 2004
  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    The Boys With the Morrissey in Their Side

    Mimicking Moz with the Sweet and Tender Hooligans

  • Columns

    October 10, 2002
  • Columns

    October 3, 2002
  • Music

    September 19, 2002

    Their Charming Man

    Dispatches from the Latino Morrissey love-in

  • Music

    November 8, 2001

    Aaron Barrett

    Vocalist/guitarist of reel big fish

  • Music

    October 5, 2000

    George Fryer

    What the hell are you listening to?

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