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Nokia Theatre

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Caifanes - Nokia Theatre - June 12, 2013

    Check out our slide show of Caifanes at Nokia here! "No human being is illegal!'' shouted Saul Hernadez in Spanish to a Nokia Theater packed with raza from all walks of life, from the chilango a week removed from Tepito to the fresas who probably thought they bought tickets to Maná. "This is for y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Dirtyphonics Bring "Vomit Level" Partying to Nokia and Coachella

    Charly, Thomas, Pho and Pitchin--four french dudes who have been making heavy bass music for well over a decade now--are currently on tour in support of their full-length album IRREVERENCE out on Dim Mak Records. They celebrated their album release on Tuesday at Dim Mak Studios in typical LA fashion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Aerosmith - Staples Center - December 3, 2012

    Aerosmith Staples Center 12/3/12 As electrifying of a performance Aerosmith threw down at the Hollywood Bowl four short months ago, it's not surprising they'd be back for another one so soon. After all, arena-sized venues are their natural habitat. Staples Center was buzzing as a huge LCD screen ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2012

    Young the Giant Are OC's Next Great Band

    The Irvine's quintet are house-hunting, but not ready to leave us just yet

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Inteview: Wanda Jackson

    ​ Wanda Jackson has been performing for nearly 60 years. But the woman who once stole Elvis Presley's heart, and was one of rock n' roll's original bad girls, recognizes a good year when one comes around. "It's been a good ride, I'll tell yah," the 74-year-old Hall of Fame-inducted rockabilly ... More >>

  • Music

    August 25, 2011

    No to Free Helmets, Yes to a Free Helmet Show!

    [Mental Notes] Reeve Carney is the newest Jeff Buckley, Young the Giant go big time

  • Music

    August 11, 2011

    Katy Perry and More Showgazing

    [Mental Notes] Highlights from the U.S. Open of Surfing with Jimmy Eat World, plus the Yost's reopening with Unwritten Law

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Katy Perry with Robyn At the Nokia Theatre Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Check out our slideshow here!Katy Perry with RobynAugust 7, 2011Nokia TheatreWhen you're at a concert there are events that occur, usually in some sequence, that make you hyper-aware of where you are. When the teenybopper behind you starts shrieking/crying/furiously ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Top 14 WTF Costumes at Katy Perry Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Since when has it been de rigeur to like the star you're watching at a concert? Lady Gaga's Little Monsters do it. At Glee: Live, people were wearing cheer outfits and letter jackets. And at Katy Perry, blue wigs abounded. Really, it's not enough to wear jeans and a ... 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

    January 21, 2011

    Madame Récamier's Music is Like a Box of Chocolates

    Cosmica Records​Mexico City's Gina "Madame" Récamier's artistic endeavors are as diverse as her life experiences. Growing up, the singer immersed herself in theater, dance, and, of course, music. She also learned to call many places "home" throughout her upbringing having lived in Milan, Ita ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    E3 2010: Nintendo Press Conference Impressions

    Chris Victorio/OC Weekly​Nintendo held their annual E3 press conference inside the Nokia Theater this year, and offered a number of surprises for fans and the press. Everything from announcements of new games of their beloved franchises to the unveiling of a new handheld, Nintendo offered somethin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Five Reasons Why Comic-Con Shouldn't Move to Anaheim or LA

    Flickr user Official Star Wars blogWill San Diego have to say good-bye to this?​If you've been to Comic-Con International in San Diego any time recently, you know the score: it's crowded. Way, way crowded, crowded to the extent that it's not even really fun to walk around the exhibit hall because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    What You Missed: Lady Gaga, DJ Oldboy Presents, Zebrahead

    Chris VictorioMiss Gaga if yer nasty.​Welcome back? We had a quiet-ish long-but-not-long-enough holiday weekend, one that started off with capturing the elusive Lady Gaga in concert at the Nokia Theater. Sure she might have canceled that tour with Kanye--that included a stop in town at the Honda C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Last, Last Night: Echo & the Bunnymen at the Nokia Theatre

    Andrew Youssef​Review By: Andrew YoussefSaturday Night: Echo & The Bunnymen at the Nokia Theatre (10/24/09)Better Than: Joining the sea of Tapout shirts at UFC across the street at Staples Center. (Editor's Note: Which, funny enough, we did actually cover. Heh.)A shroud of darkness covered th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Last, Last Night: Echo & the Bunnymen at the Nokia Theatre

    Andrew Youssef​Review By: Andrew YoussefSaturday Night: Echo & The Bunnymen at the Nokia Theatre (10/24/09)Better Than: Joining the sea of Tapout shirts at UFC across the street at Staples Center. (Editor's Note: Which, funny enough, we did actually cover. Heh.)A shroud of darkness covered th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Lady Gaga Announces Tour, Skips Orange County

    ​OK, so we all know by now that the Kanye West/Lady Gaga show at the Honda Center, once scheduled for November 15, isn't happening. Heck, the whole "Fame Kills" tour isn't happening. But even though Kanye is dealing with his own post-Taylor Swift issues, the hope still remained that the seemingly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Even More MJ News

    I'm really tempted not to type anything about Michael Jackson because I don't want to feel like some scumbag TMZ "reporter," but his passing -- and the word of his public funeral -- is news.Rumor has it an event is planned for 10 a.m. July 7 (that's Tuesday) at the Staples Center and the adjacent No ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    Last Night: Beck @ Club Nokia

    Last Night: Beck at Club Nokia November 9, 2008. Better Than: seeing Beck at the Hollywood Bowl. Download: "Gamma Ray" from the Beck website [http://www.modernguilt.com/#4] It was a grand evening for the grand opening of Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. Club Nokia appears to have studied many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2008

    Kanye West LA Date Announced

    Recently crowned Grammy Award-winning rapper/producer Kanye West will be performing at LA's Nokia Theatre April 21. Joining him on the Glow in the Dark Tour are Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna and N.E.R.D. Tickets go on sale Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. And are available at Ticketmaster locations and www.ticketmaster.c ... More >>

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