This fall, the Monterey Jazz Festival will usher in its 56th annual performance along California's crystal coastline, 350 miles north of Orange County. Since 1958 the festival has hosted every major jazz musician conceivable. The first lineup alone included Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Milt Jack ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyWilcoThe Hollywood PalladiumJanuary 24, 2012Check out more pictures in our slideshow here!Hearing a fedora-ed Jeff Tweedy wax poetic about the word "pussy" might go down as some kind of live music highlight of my life. A straight-faced Tweedy paused at the mic at some poin ... 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 >>
The Hype: Guitar virtuoso Nels Cline of Wilco fame making an appearance at DiPiazza's in Long Beach? An enticing proposition, indeed. Performing with visual artist Norton Wisdom under the moniker Stained Radiance, the nagging question permeating the small dining room was, why would Cline be shari ... More >>
This Weekend: Wilco at the beautiful Fox Theater Pomona.
Better Than: Sneaking downloads of all those leaks of their forthcoming self-titled album.
Saturday night was a Wilco first for me--no, it definitely wasn't my first time catching them live, but it was the first time I've ever seen f ... More >>