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  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Alice Wallace: Fullerton's Hee-Haw Heroine

    "Orange County's country music scene is kind of asleep right now," Alice Wallace says, despite a fan base that has supported acts everywhere from the late, great Crazy Horse to the Honda Center. "There's a lot of indie, punk rock, even some blues. Country is buried and kind of underrepresented." In ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2014

    Cameron Carpenter

    Segerstrom Center for the Arts

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Tricia Freeman: The Blond-Haired Blues Ambassador of South County

    See Also:*Hank III Doesn't Aim to Be Legendary, Just Original*Brandi Carlile Explains Why She Had to Record Her New Album in the Middle of the Woods*Iris DeMent: Ass-Kicking, Outlaw Country Singer Talks Growing Up in OCSure, places like San Clemente and Dana Point aren't exactly the Nashville of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Larkin Grimm On Her Latest Album 'Soul Retrieval' (Catch Her at UCI This Weekend!)

    ​On Saturday the Acrobatics Everyday crew throws on another inspired concert at UC Irvine, with Old Time Relijun member Arrington de Dionyso making another appearance after coming through 2010's edition of the Open Melody festival.  De Dionyso's tour partner is the powerful Larkin Grimm, whos ... More >>

  • Music

    January 5, 2012

    Meet the Devious Means

    [Locals Only] Here's a band to keep an eye on in 2012

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Local Record Review: Christmas with Karling by Karling

    ​KarlingChristmas with KarlingWhite Trash RecordsKarling, aka Karling Abbeygate, is the subject of our Locals Only column this week, so it's only right to talk about the album itself that she's just released.  Frankly, if more Christmas albums had kicking originals like "Christmas Party" and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 1, 2011

    Girl in a Coma, Fences

    Constellation Room

  • Culture

    June 23, 2011

    'Jerry Springer' Vs. Arthur Miller Vs. 'The Underpants'

    [SUMMER GUIDE] And more from OC and Long Beach stages this summer

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2011


    House of Blues

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    5 Requests to Drunkenly Yell Out to John Doe at Detroit Bar Sunday Night

    Autumn De Wilde/Yep Roc RecordsJohn Doe, poor little X front man, on the road . . . to Detroit Bar.​I still remember the day the Knitters' LP Poor Little Critters On the Road landed on the desk holding my outstretched legs in a Southern California newsroom in the mid-1980s. "What in tarnation is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Girl in a Coma's 'Adventures in Coverland' Stay Away From the Obvious

    ​Girl in a Coma Adventures in Coverland Blackheart Records San Antonio, Texas-based rock trio Girl in a Coma is back with a collection of songs that takes their fans through Adventures in Coverland. After partially releasing interpretations of some of the band's favorite songs on 7-inch vinyl th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Girl In a Coma, Gringo Star, Agent Ribbons, Bella Novela Last Night at Alex's Bar

    Brandon Ferguson/OC Weekly​Girl in a ComaAugust 19, 2010Alex's BarThe Show: Power trio Girl in a Coma blew into Alex's Bar like a fiery gust off the San Antonio plains last night.  Though all three musicians--drummer Phanie Diaz, bassist Jenn Alva and singer Nina Diaz--delivered a 14-song set ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Morrissey Loves Girl In A Coma

    ​San Antonio's Girl in a Coma lifted their name from a Smiths song. If that bothered Morrissey, it never came up in conversation while the alt power pop trio was on tour with him in 2007 opening his shows on the east coast and in Europe.   "We didn't really have much creativity in com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Gettin' Made: Almost Vintage, but Not Quite

    Oooh! Do you wanna learn more about the OC Handmade Brigade? ​ Today we'll meet Brook Owens of Not Quite Vintage and find out about her fabulously 40's inspired accessories, as well as give you another chance to enter to win a box of goodies from the OC Handmade Brigade!

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Last Night: The Kills at the Glass House

    Chad SengstockBY DAVID J. NICOLASLast Night: The Kills, the Horrors at the Glass House in Pomona; May 21, 2009. View a slideshow of photos by Chad Sengstock here.I've been to a lot of shows in my life, but I've never seen a female singer stalk and proceed to try and kill her prey. At least that's wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    Last Night: Jenny Lewis, Beachwood Sparks, Pierre de Reeder at the Orpheum Theatre

    Last Night: Jenny Lewis, Beachwood Sparks, Pierre de Reeder at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, Oct. 30, 2008. Better Than: Staying home and watching the season premiere of "30 Rock." Which isn't a dis of "30 Rock," because that show is fantastic, it's a testament to how great this show was. (Pl ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 29, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Romeos in Black Jeans: A night with Dave Alvin and his way Guilty Men

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    This Should Go On Forever

    DJ Wanda waxes poetic about Wanda Jackson

  • Music

    March 2, 2006

    Aural Reports

    'You're Not in the Real World'
    The Pink Flamingos

  • Music

    February 2, 2006
  • Music

    May 5, 2005

    Lets Give

    God bless Loretta Lynn

  • Culture

    March 10, 2005

    Grass Skirts Optional

    At this years OC Weekly Theater Awards starring George W. Bush. Maybe.

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Less is Moorer

    Country music to get you through the night

  • Music

    January 25, 2001

    Smash Them With Guitars

    Lo-Fi Champion takes on evil through pop

  • Culture

    January 4, 2001
  • Columns

    August 24, 2000


    Times are good: Theres one born every 54 seconds!

  • Culture

    July 27, 2000
  • Music

    June 1, 2000

    We're a Nostalgia Act. We Do Oldies

    X guitarist Billy Zoom on the past, present and future of punk rock

  • Music

    March 16, 2000

    Kick Out the Jams!

    A flood of seriously good new roots CDs

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    LP (Lisa Parker), Vocalist/Bassist of Foxy

    Longtime Guitarist of 4-Gazm, Co-owner/Body Piercer of Electric Chair in Huntington Beach. Developed Step Up Recovery Inc., which owns and operates sober living houses for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Teddy Morgan Is Easy on the Ears

    And Sleepy La Beef is about to lose control, and we think we like it

  • Music

    March 11, 1999

    Coffee Grind

    Will the coffeehouse circuit trap Trespassers William?

  • Culture

    October 29, 1998


    Sex, salvation, the French and the blues