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    July 26, 2013

    The Five Best Acts Playing at Viva Pomona

    Local music festival, Viva Pomona highlights some of the biggest Southern California acts in it's second year this Saturday, July 27th. With headliners Allah-Lahs being backed by more than 20 other artists, the two-staged event will be one of Pomona's biggest music events of the year. With so much t ... More >>

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    June 24, 2013

    Vans Warped Tour- Pomona Fairplex - June 21, 2013

    Day two of the Vans Warped Tour brought out the masses of music fans once again to the Fairplex in Pomona for another sun-soaked day full of eclectic bands, vendors, and fans of all ages and backgrounds. This year's festival was dominated by up and coming popular emo, indie rock, metalcore bands, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Grace Potter Talks About Her Crazy Encounters With "Come-to-Jesus People"

    It's been a busy few years for Grace Potter and The Nocturnals. The former ski racer and her band have been on the road for the past 18 months supporting their latest release, The Lion the Beast the Beat and are currently on tour. Shows with Robert Plant and The Allman Brothers Band and Dave Matthew ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013

    Beach House - The Glass House - April 10, 2013

    Beach House The Glass House April 10, 2013 It's that time of year again, when the lucky few (or around 100,000) ascend to the desert on two special weekends for this thing called Coachella. Maybe you've heard of it? Supposedly a bunch of cool bands play, and because of that, they can't tour around ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Last Shot: Time Is Running Out

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

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    December 12, 2012

    Free Ticket Tuesday Wednesday: The Starting Line at the Glass House

    Regardless of genre, there's always that one band that manages to bring out the screaming teenage girl in all of us (that goes for you too, guys). For most music fans, one of the defining factors of the last five years has to be the reunion or resurgence of bands from the late 90s and early 00s who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Nick 13 Shares His Top Five Halloween Songs and Movies (In His Own Words)

    Everyone has Halloween favorites that give them that appropriately creepy feeling for this time of year. Nick 13 is no different then us and before he goes on stage to deliver psychobilly burst of October Flame, one of our favorite traditions, he has his favorite songs and movies that get him i ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Conor Oberst- Fox Theater Pomona - October 3, 2012

    Conor OberstFox Theater PomonaOctober 3, 2012"This song is a reminder that no matter how much fun you have and how much love you have in your life, we're all going to die alone," Conor Oberst offered as parting words to the Pomona crowd Wednesday night. "When that moment comes, I don't know what you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    The Five Best Shows in OC This Week: Conor Oberst, Dr. Dog

    Monday, October 1 The Two FoscariSegerstrom Center for the Arts The LA Opera makes a one-night-only appearance at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts to perform Giuseppe Verdi's The Two Foscari. Verdi based his three-act opera on the historical play of the same n ... More >>

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    September 20, 2012
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    July 24, 2012

    Emery - The Glass House - 7/23/12

    EmeryThe Glass House7/23/12There are some bands that keep a core following no matter what  music trends happen to be in at the moment. Last night at the Glass House in Pomona, post-hardcore quartet Emery proved that they can still attract that kind of fan base. Many of the scene kids that grew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Video: Moon Block Party--A Machine Gun Recap

    See also:*Checking In On...Crystal AntlersLast weekend, the paint-slathered ball of psychedelic sound that is Moon Block Party exploded in the middle of Pomona's Downtown Arts Colony. We're still cleaning ourselves off. But while we do that, we'd like to offer those of you who didn't make the haul o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Death Cab for Cutie At the Fox Theater Pomona Friday Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​For more pictures, check out our DCFC slideshow here!Death Cab for CutieOct. 14, 2011Fox Theater PomonaA sold-out Fox Theater Pomona cheered so loudly between songs that Ben Gibbard jokingly told the crowd to shut up and let him talk as he was in the midst of explaining ho ... More >>

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    June 20, 2011

    Gnarmageddon Fest 2011 at The Glass House Saturday Night

    Javier CabralBrian Brannon of JFA has been around the punk-rock block a couple of times​Gnarmageddon Fest 2011 June 18, 2011The Glass House The American Hardcore scene has produced (and destroyed) lots of amazing punk-rock legends. Darby Crash of The Germs, Stevo of The Vandals, John Macias of Cir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    What You Missed: Ms. Double D-Cember, Dead Kennedys, AKC/Eukanuba Dog Show, Passion Pit, Winter Fantasy

    Mary Bell/OC Weekly​What'd you miss this weekend? Ours started off at KROQ's annual Miss Double D-Cember contest at the Slidebar in Fullerton, hosted by Kevin and Bean. Then there was the 20th Annual Winter Fantasy at the Sawdust Festival grounds. We relived our punk days with Dead Kennedys at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    TGIF: Get Out of Your Post Thanksgiving Coma with Norwegian Death Metal

    ​Friday may officially be the start of the holiday season-at least among the marketers of the world. And you can either waste all your energy at Black Friday sales and be too tired for anything else, or you can take it easy during the day and watch Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys at Alex's Bar in ... More >>

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    October 4, 2010

    Matt and Kim at the Pomona Glass House Last Night

    Rebecca Aranda/OC Weekly​Matt and Kim, Fang Island, Hawnay Troof October 3, 2010 Pomona Glass House The Hype: Onstage, New York sweethearts Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino become the dynamic duo of Matt and Kim, a friendly and energetic band anchored only by their drum-set and keyboard. Their minim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Jimmy Eat World at the Fox Theater in Pomona Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Check out our Jimmy Eat World slideshow here!Jimmy Eat WorldSeptember 28, 2010Fox Theater in PomonaJimmy Eat World brought the heat from their hometown of Mesa, Arizona to the Fox Theater in Pomona to celebrate the release of their seventh studio album, Invented. Finding c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    What You Missed: Octomom's Yard Sale, Jerry Lee Lewis & Reverend Horton Heat, Dachshund Races

    Keith May​So what'd you miss this weekend? On Saturday, we visited Octomom Nadya Suleman's La Habra octo-home for her ocot-yard sale. That night, we headed down to Pomona's gorgeous Fox Theater to check out Jerry Lee Lewis and the Reverend Horton Heat. On Sunday, we were there for another bout of ... More >>

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    September 13, 2010

    What You Missed: Adultcon, The Vandals, 9/11 Heroes Run, OC Roller Girls, It's A Wrap: Halloween Costume Shoppe

    Star Foreman/OC Weekly​What did you miss this weekend? On Friday, we ventured out of Orange County to Adultcon at the Los Angeles Convention Center followed by a performance from The Vandals and Assorted Jelly Beans at the Glass House in Pomona. In remembrance of Sept. 11, we participa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Grab a Free Download From No Age So You Can Sing Along Tomorrow

    ​No Age's new album, Everything in Between, is due out on Sept. 28, but you can download their debut single, "Glitter," now. Two versions will be released on Aug. 24, which are in a 12-inch (with b-sides "In Rebound" and "Vision II") and 7-inch (with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Over the Weekend: LCD Soundsystem at the Fox Theater

    Andrew Youssef / OC WeeklyLCD Soundsystem's James Murphy at Coachella 2010.​The Hype: James Murphy's the king of Brooklyn, the father of this past decade's dance-punk movement ("movement?") and a pretty genial guy. LCD Soundsystem's latest, This Is Happening, is his slickest and most long-burning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    The Antlers to Play Detroit Bar; Don't Miss 'Em This Time, Okay?

    We missed those sneakers.​Last October, we got all psyched that Brooklyn buzz-band the Antlers--who, in this reporter's opinion, made the best album of 2009--were coming to the Glass House. We did not, however, end up going to that show at the Glass House. Some nights, Pomona seems farther away th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2010

    Set to Sea Recording Debut full-length, 'The Dark Has Found a Home in Me'

    Fans of ambient, indie rock tribe Set to Sea have been waiting a long time for the band to release their debut full-length, The Dark Has Found a Home in Me--a follow-up to The Last Solid Ground EP, released in April of 2009. You may remember them showing up in our Locals Only section last year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    Over The Weekend: Sonic Youth, Fox Theater, Pomona

    The Hype: The acoustically-pristine Fox Theater in Pomona seemed to be a perfect launch pad for Sonic Youth's trademark feedback. Thanks to Mark Ibold on bass, the show also served as a miniature sneak peak of sorts of the highly anticipated Pavement reunion. Lee Ranaldo--which we recently interv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Show of the Day: Morrissey at Fox Theater, Pomona

    "Polarizing," "love him or hate him," "no middle ground"--all pretty vague, cliche terms, and all rather accurate when it comes to Morrissey.

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2009

    Today in Music News: Rivers Cuomo hospitalized, Kennedy Center honors Bruce Springsteen, Morrissey tour opener, 40th anniversary of Altamont

    Say it ain't so! "Weezer's Rivers Cuomo hospitalized following bus accident."Kennedy Center honors Bruce Springsteen, jazz pianist/composer Dave Brubek, opera singer Grace Bumbry--plus Robert De Niro (seen chatting with the Boss) and Mel Brooks, who probably gave the best acceptance speech. Morriss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    What You Missed: World's Tallest Guinness, Down & Derby, Misfits, Pablove Foundation, the Big Pink

    Too soon, Monday, too soon! What did you miss out on this weekend? We hit up a few places: Tustin, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa and even slightly-out-of-jurisdiction Pomona and--gasp--Los Angeles for some way worthy events. Keith MayBringing back the roller disco​First up: On Sunday night, a bunch of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Moostache Play Acoustic Set, Give Away Acoustic EP for Free (Kind Of)

    Out-of-date publicity photo!​No joke, Moostache really seems like one of those bands that we'll soon be able to say "we knew them back when."

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    The Shys, Steelwells, More Set for House of Blues Anaheim

    Andrew Steven​Playing the House of Blues in Anaheim is a big deal for a national touring act, but for a local band, the opportunity to gig at one of Orange County's premier venues--nestled in Downtown Disney, no less--has to be even more of a treat.

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    August 24, 2009

    Slideshow: Epicenter and Pomona Fairplex, Musicians Swap Meet at Old World Village

    ​Do you like to rock? Yes? Well, if so, you probably already were at Saturday's Epicenter show at the Pomona Fairplex in (um, let me guess this one) Pomona. Artists included: Alice in Chains, Linkin Park, Tool, Atreyu, Wolfmother and heaps more. So you were probably totally there, rocking out. Oh, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2009

    Update! Squirt Can Requirement for Girl Talk Show at the Fox Changed!

    Recycling is great, free shows are great, soda is great--what's not to love about the gimmick/sponsorship dealie when you get into Girl Talk shows for free with 36 empty cans of Squirt? It gives you a chance to drink (a lot of) a relatively obscure soft drink, see a noted mash-up wizard for free, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Another Chance to Squirt Your Way to Girl Talk

    And another chance for me to use that awesome headline!Following last month's Girl Talk performance at the Grove of Anaheim, which featured an entry fee of 36 (used) cans of Squirt, bootleg DJ Greg Gillis (better known as Girl Talk, natch) will be doing virtually the same thing July 24 at the Fox Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Friday Night: The Dandy Warhols at the Glass House

    Yeah, we weren't able to send a photog to this one. iPhone photos!Friday Night: The Dandy Warhols, The Meek at the Glass House in Pomona; June 5, 2009.Better than: Checking out the second night of all-ages dance night Club Matinee going on simultaneously at the nearby Fox Theater in Pomona, although ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    New Albums for Three Warped Tour Bands

    Before they embark on the Warped Tour's maiden voyage to Pomona, there's one major house keeping issue that some bands chose to attend to before traveling all over the country playing to thousands. That usually involves cranking out a new album. Tomorrow, three of the tour's bands are releasing new ... More >>

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    June 4, 2009
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    April 16, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 4/16

    The Black Keys, 7 p.m.Arguably the world's most talanted musical duo playing today plays Pomona's Glass House before heading out to Indio to play the Coachilla Valley Music and Arts Festival. The Glass House, 200 W. Second St., Pomona, CA; 909-629-0377South Coast Apartment Association, 11 a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Incoming: Butch Walker, MewithoutYou, Headed to the Glass House, They Are

    Sorry for the unintentional Yoda-speak in the subject there.Couple Glass House shows to tell you about: Butch Walker (pictured), OF COURSE formerly of the Marvelous 3, is coming to the Pomona venue on May 28. Tickets are $14, and on sale tomorrow (April 3) at noon. The flipside of that coin (musical ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    OC Weekly faves land Glass House gigs

    Like any local fan, I'm always excited to see bands we've written about in the Weekly get some solid recognition elsewhere. Okay, so maybe Pomona is not too far elsewhere, but the April calendar at The Glass House has great OC/LB talent opening up for some Coachella caliber acts. The jazzy jam artis ... More >>

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    January 9, 2009

    Black Kids, Mates of State Coming to Glass House in April

    Black Lips are returning to Detroit Bar on April 15, but what of that other indie rock act that shares 2/3 of the same letters despite being remarkably musically different, Black Kids? Well, they're coming our way as well! April 24 at the Glass House in Pomona, with opening act/cutesy husband and wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2008

    Last Night: Snoop Dogg, Warren G, The Twins at the Glass House

    BY RYAN RITCHIELast Night: Snoop Dogg at the Glass House in Pomona, Dec. 26, 2008.Wanna know if you're old? Go see Snoop Dogg and ask yourself which category of fans you fall in to. You're either in a) the group of shaggy-haired teenagers who wouldn't mind if he played "Sensual Seduction" twice, or ... More >>

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    December 1, 2008

    Tim and Eric Coming to the Glass House Jan. 16!

    I don't know how I missed this, other than the obvious answer of being a failure as a human.Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, the dudes behind Adult Swim shows "Tom Goes to the Mayor" and current global phenomenon "Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job," are coming to the Glass House in Pomona on Jan. ... More >>

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    April 22, 2008
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    March 10, 2008

    What you missed over the weekend: Part XIII

    Patrick Chavis got a taste of Pinoy pop culture at UCI Friday night, where he caught Bambu, Rhythm Natives and the Fighting Cocks. Pat also ran into a tagger who dreams of letters. Read his review and see some photos here. Rich Kane spent his Saturday morning reviewing the past week in the Orange C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2008

    People Noise, Casket Salesmen and The Prisoner's Dilemma at the Glass House on 02/10

    The minute I cut through the entrance curtains of the Glass House in Pomona Sunday night, it dawned on me how the setup looked more like an intimate rehearsal than an actual gig. In the darkness of the main hall, the venue's flashing strobes and swirling colored lights revealed. . .the floor, buffed ... More >>

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