A wise man once said: "I don't believe in guilty pleasures. If you fucking like something, like it." That man was Dave Grohl. We like to follow his philosophy, and how better to embrace 'guilty pleasures' than by purchasing handmade boy band paraphernalia on etsy?! We already did the heavy lifting a ... More >>
Power 106 Powerhouse Honda Center June 22, 2013 On Saturday night, thousands of hip-hop fans converged on Powerhouse--the yearly celebration of all things current in hip-hop and R&B courtesy of L.A.'s KPWR 105.9 FM. The lineup, headlined by R&B's ever-polarizing star Chris Brown, capped a bill teemi ... More >>
This past Saturday, award show season officially ended with the 2013 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. The 26th installment of the only award show where "kids rule," it was a star-studded night that legitimately out-shined plenty of its contemporaries. You may think we're kidding, but how many awards ... More >>
BIG BANGHonda CenterNovember 3, 2012So if you haven't heard about the Korean boy-band, BIG BANG, trust me, you will soon. Riding the K-Pop invasion into the United States, led by Psy and Gangnam Style, BIG BANG is on their first U.S. tour. For two nights in a row, they sold out the Honda ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyCheck out our Staples Center slideshow here!NKOTBSBJuly 6, 2011Honda Center I can think of countless childhood classmates more deserving of the opportunity to see NKOTBSB, the boybandaganza that invaded the Honda Center last night. Particularly the girls at my s ... More >>
In a move surprising to none, Matthew Morrison, the actor who plays eternally optimistic teacher Will Shuester on Fox's Glee, is taking a new direction and joining '80s boy band New Kids on the Block for their summer tour. It makes perfect sense. In addition to his acting credits, Mor ... More >>
Myspace.comWell, things looked bright for the Backstreet Boys. They were slated to co-headline with New Kids on the Block on tour, including a performance at the Honda Center July 6. Despite their best efforts, TMZ reported that 33-year old AJ McLean is "out of control" and has checked himself in ... More >>
A second show was just added to the New Kids On The Block and Backstreet Boys co-headlining tour--including a July 6 concert at Honda Center in Anaheim. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Dec. 11 at noon, so now you have another chance to relive your tween years, get out your Trapper Keeper and b ... More >>
Backstreet's back, alright! And they're touring with New Kids on the Block. Now that's the right stuff, baby. Ryan Seacrest confirmed the sausage fest, aka the Summer 2011 tour, this morning on his Facebook and Twitter pages. No specific dates or cities have been announced. Ah, '90s nos ... More >>
Ticketmaster "sold concert tickets that it didn't have in hand, the Federal Trade Commission says," reports Los Angeles Times. There's a special place in hell that not even Dante could fathom for Irving Azoff, the goat fucker responsible for everything from the Eagles to New Kids on the Block to the ... More >>
Flickr user CankerCanison Anybody unlucky enough to be working on the Friday after Thanksgiving? No fear: Tweets From the Park will make it allll better. (Kind of. For like, three minutes, at least.) Read through our weekly feature where we gather together all the best, funniest and most irrevere ... More >>
Robert FayetteThe youngest member of New Kids on the Block, Joey McIntyre, is 36. But age isn't stopping the five reunited "kids" from touring, and they hit up Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine on Friday. Robert Fayette, bless him, was there. Here are the pics. Click on them "step by step." Th ... More >>
Keith MayWatch and learnIt may have been 5,000-degrees out, but the weekend's events raged on regardless. From reminiscing with one of our favorite boy bands ever (what, you don't have one?) to watching a labrador retriever go down the line with more ease and comfort than any surf pro, we could bare ... More >>
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Concert promoters LiveNation are offering a pretty good deal for upcoming shows at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (and other venues across the country that, if you are reading the OC Weekly, you probably don't care that much about). The catch is, it's good only today.Anyone who buys lawn tickets ... More >>
The recently reunited New Kids on the Block are coming to Irvine. The question is, are you ready?The group plays July 10 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater and tickets go on sale Saturday, which means interested parties should probably start lining up asap. Now, I could go on and take all sorts of che ... More >>
BY COLE HADDONThese are tough economic times, what with the depression that's being driven by the housing crash, and skyrocketing unemployment. It's damn near impossible in such a climate to enjoy or even splurge on our hobbies and passions. Who can afford those New Kids on the Block tickets or iPod ... More >>
New Kids On The Block are reuniting 20 years after the release of hit album Hangin’ Tough. Their first show will be a live performance this Friday, April 4th on the Today Show. All five original members (Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood, Jordan Knight and Jonathan Knight) are involve ... More >>
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Last night was the opening of Lalita, a new Monday club at Fury, and Leslie (Le Receptionist) came along with me to provide her brilliant photography skills. This was my first time going to Fury, and weekday night clubs are always questionable in terms of awesomeness. Sometimes they absolutely go of ... More >>
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