Nancy Sanchez

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    Nancy Sanchez Has a Seasonal Serenade Ready for Her Performance at the Muck in Fullerton

    Orange County's own Nancy Sanchez is busy putting the final touches on her full-length album debut, but is taking time to grace the outdoor amphitheater stage of 'The Muck' in Fullerton. The jazzy singer-songwriter's performance is just the latest in the historic hilltop mansion's strong and steady ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    All Day Santa Ana Summer Festival Puts the Movement in Music

    An ambitious cultural undertaking is set to take place in downtown SanTana this Saturday as musicians, poets, activist organizations, speakers, DJs, dancers, artists will congregate for the Música en Movimiento Music and Arts Festival. The event sways heavily on local Orange County talent with acts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    [UPDATED with Funding Successful] Nancy Sanchez Seeks to Kickstart New Album

    ​UPDATE, FEB 22 11:16 A.M.:  Nancy Sanchez may not be in a band called Ruby Red anymore, but the singer is in the black! For all those who didn't check in on her Kickstarter page last Friday to see if she made her album project funding goal, Sanchez reached $15,000 with about three hours left ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Another 'Anti-Mall' is Possible and It Happens Saturday in SanTana!

    ​For the past ten years, LA Chicano All-Stars (as we like to call them) have put together a community event known as the 'Anti-Mall' every December. The annual "People B4 Profit Marketplace" brings artists, musicians, craft and food vendors together in one place to celebrate conscious consuming a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Four Reasons to Check Out Segerstrom's Off Center Festival

    ​If you're not an art geek (like I am, admittedly), nine days of experimental music, theater and dance may not sound like your thing. But Segerstrom's Off Center Festival, which kicks off this Friday and ends on Jan. 21, sounds like the kind of off-kilter entertainment that turns the hoity-toity a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    OC Music Awards 2012 Nominees Announced: How the Process Works

    ​UPDATED:Yesterday we talked to the OC Music Awards about claims that the nomination process isn't exactly transparent, with some OC Music Awards Academy members also nominated as musicians in various categories (see more after the jump.) Today I got an email from Weekly reader Nathan Hoffmann, as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Nancy Sanchez Seeks to Kickstart New Album

    ​Fullerton-based singer-songwriter Nancy Sanchez is readying her first full-length album Ruby in L.A. for 2012 and is turning to supporters to help make it all happen. The musician launched a Kickstarter campaign last night to help complete funding for the project in progress. Sanchez hopes to rai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Steamers Jazz on Catalina Island

    ​Fullerton's Steamers Jazz Club continues its weekly summer series tonight on Catalina Island with the Edmund Velasco Quintet. The Friday night show is the latest highlighting Grammy-winning and up-and-coming musicians taking place at the Catalina Country Club.

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    'Viva Mujer Sessions' Set to Serenade Fullerton

    Carla Zarate​ For singer-songwriter Fadia Mosri, leaving Taller Sur after five years to pursue a solo venture was wrought with uncertainty. "It was a very sad moment for me," the Downey-based musician recounts. She was resolute in her desire to begin recording songs she had written, however, and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    OC Music Awards Sold Out! Who Will the Secret Guest Be?

    ​The culmination of the 2011 OC Music Awards, to be held at the City National Grove of Anaheim, is almost upon us. (Read Brandon Ferguson's story about how the awards show has evolved through the years here.) For the first time in 10 years, the event is sold out. The venue has a 1,350 capacity; di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    OCMA's 'Best Latin' Nominees Self-Organize Showcase

    Taller Sur take their "workshop" namesake seriously! ​ As the 10th-anniversary Orange County Music Awards rapidly approach, bands nominated in the "Best Latin" category have come together to organize a showcase of their own. Taller Sur, Signa, Nancy Sanchez and ¡Aparato! will perform in San ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    OC Music Awards Nominees Are Out Now!

    Dagha Bloom nominated for Best New Album​​Finally, the nomination ballots are in, and the 2011 nominees have been announced. Some artists are past winners, while other nominees are fresh faces to the OC scene. The OC Music Awards added two new categories for this year: Best Youth Artist and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Latin Alternative Music Guide: OC Edición!

    Earlier this week, I introduced readers to my "Latin Alternative Music Guide: LA Edición" and the musicians who compiled it - a task too much for one person and one blog post! (Other "must listens" that came to mind after publication were Cava, Monte Carlo 76, and BEATMO to name a few) Now I turn t ... More >>

  • Music

    September 16, 2010

    Best of Both Worlds

    [Locals Only] Up-and-coming singer Nancy Sanchez uses her mariachi background to fuel her jazz performances

  • Calendar

    April 30, 2009