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  • Blogs

    June 22, 2014

    Songs of an OC Son: Remembering, Celebrating Robert Peters (1924-2014)

    The death last week of poet and critic, memoirist, UC Irvine professor and sometime performance artist Robert Peters offers yet another moment of confounding if useless juxtapositions. The physically strong, robust specimen of all-American Midwestern vigor, the robust body and mind, the wit and hear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    What's Up With Crazy Town These Days?

    Come, my lady. Come, come, my lady. Rock-rap outfit Crazy Town will be performing at the Observatory tonight. Didn't know they were back together? Didn't know they were broken up in the first place? Well, before their 2001 hit "Butterfly," they toiled in the Los Angeles underground for years, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    The 10 Greatest Songs about Tamales EVER

    Fans of rap genius Tyler the Creator must've scratched their head in confusion when he released a music video this month for his equally head-scratching song "Tamale." What exactly could a hip-hop head possibly know about this quintessential Latin American meal, and why would he craft a song based o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Last Shot: Surviving with Quicksand

    [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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Last Shot: Working a Steady Job While Fighting Cancer

    [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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Last Shot: The Roller Coaster of Cancer

    [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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Last Shot: Meeting Meshuggah

    [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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Last Shot: The Difficulty Of Updating Friends About My Health

    [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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Last Shot: Coachella 2, Cancer 0

    [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. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Last Shot: Coachella 1 Cancer 0

    [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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    Hardcore Legends D.O.A. To Play The Observatory On Final Tour

    Known as one of the most political and hard working punk bands since their inception back in 1978, punk rockers D.O.A. announced that they'll be calling it quits after their upcoming, final run of tour dates. One of those select shows lands them at The Observatory on Friday, Feb. 1. Beginning with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Rodrigo Y Gabriela At The Hollywood Palladium, April 7, 2012

    Rodrigo Y Gabriela April 7, 2012 The Hollywood Palladium As the lights went down, the crowd cheered on the Latin guitarists as they took the stage; and as soon as the first few riffs were heard, the entire venue exploded with excitement. Not necessarily because the kick ass guitar duo had just se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Happy 25th Anniversary, No Doubt! A Look at the First Show's Venue, Lineup, Flyers and Benefit--And Where Everyone is Now

    ​Twenty five years ago today, No Doubt played their first show at Fender's Ballroom in Long Beach, opening for ska legends the Untouchables. (They played second among 14 bands.)According to the No Doubt fansite Beacon Street Online (who first published the poster today), the band's official site m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Felguk at the Yost Theater, March 1, 2012

    ​FelgukYost TheaterMarch 1, 2012Last night, the Yost Theater hosted the dynamic electro duo from Rio de Janeiro, Felguk.  Felguk didn't just come to say hello, they started the weekend off with with big house sounds and arena anthems for all to dance to.

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    VHS or Beta At The Roxy Last Saturday Night

    Mary Carreon/OC WeeklyVHS or Beta​VHS or BetaRoxy, Los AngelesFeb. 4, 2012 Upon arriving to the world famous Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, I couldn't help but feel a bit overwhelmed by the venue's lush history. Enormous performers and bands such as Bob Marley & the Wailers, Prince, Pearl Ja ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Jim Lindberg of Pennywise and Black Pacific on The Other F Word: 'I Check My Kids' Facebook Profiles Regularly'

    ​Jim LIndberg's 2008 book Punk Rock Dad: No Rules, Just Real Life described how the Lindberg, the man who sang "Fuck Authority" for the punk rock band Pennywise, raised three daughters. It was such an inspiring story that director Andrea Nevins offered to make a documentary on Lindberg and his fam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Meet Argentine Power Trio Timmy O'Tool, Named After a Simpsons Episode

    ​ Mixing rap, metal, funk and hardcore punk, Argentine band Timmy O'Tool has etched out an aggressive sound since forming in 1997. They found critical acclaim in the press with the release of their second album Confusión Rock. The title track and its subsequent music video propelled them to a wid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Escape From Wonderland at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino

    ​Escape From WonderlandOctober 29, 2011NOS Events Center If you came to the NOS Events Center looking for just another rave, you were in for a surprise. Insomniac's Inaugural self proclaimed "twisted sister," Escape From Wonderland, had carnival rides, haunted mazes and five massive stages featuri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Five Interesting Songs With 'California In The Title

    Nate Chacon​Did you know that this month is the 161st anniversary of California's admission as the 31st state in the Union? I didn't think so. Sure, the Golden State is notorious for fiscal calamity, traffic jams and a plethora of sub-par reality stars, but you have to admit it's still an inspira ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Five Ways to Celebrate Leo Fender's Birthday!

    ​It's sort of mind bending to think that the county responsible for nurturing the careers of such establishment-defending squares as Richard Nixon, Mike Carona and Deborah Pauley also produced a prolific harbinger of rock & roll. We speak of course of Leo Fender, instrumental creator of the St ... More >>

  • Film

    April 21, 2011

    Newport Beach Film Festival: Programmers' Picks!

    A dozen of the finest the fest has to offer

  • Music

    April 21, 2011

    Thy Squid Play Squid Rock City!

    [Locals Only] The LBC trio talk influences and working with Ikey Owens of the Mars Volta

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    The Real Rap Sheets of the Jackass Cast

    ​ Jackass star Steve-O was arrested in Calgary this week for allegedly assaulting a heckler there eight years ago. Call us jaded, but we think the Canadian authorities are overreacting to behavior that's more an extension of the Jackass brand than a threat to public safety. While Steve-O and his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Damon Albarn Creates Yet ANOTHER Supergroup, This Time With RHCP Bassist Flea

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Damon Albarn isn't even finished touring with his other supergroup, Gorillaz (read our review of the LA show here) before he's confirming that he's almost done recording his album with the Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea.Talk about keeping busy!

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Go, Lakers, Go!: A Winning Game Seven Soundtrack

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​While you are more likely to hear Randy Newman's classic 1983 hit "I Love LA" if the Lakers beat the Celtics tonight, what songs would the Lakers listen to in order to pump them up for this winner take all game? Here are a few suggestions.

  • Music

    April 22, 2010

    Coachella Cattle Calls

    [Mental Notes] Despite numerous reasons to be underwhelmed, the crowd at Coachella was determined to have a moo-ving experience

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Wax On, Wax Off: Surfrider Foundation Celebrity Expression Session at Malibu Surf Association Classic

    Malibu Surfing Association​Many of us here in Southern California have paddled out and done a double-take when we've seen or thought we've seen celebrities out in the water. Not just celebrities from surfing, but music and movie people, real celebrities. Makes sense. We've got lots of celebrities. ... More >>

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    April 29, 2008
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    January 3, 2008

    Buzz Band's About to Take Flight

    The Bird and the Bee bring brilliant bossa flavor to SoCal

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2007

    SATURDAY AT THE NEWPORT BEACH FILM FEST

    2:30 p.m.: Arrive at Fashion Island, having gotten the proper directions this time, and only had to make one drastic, corrective U-turn. Find the courtesy lounge. Marvel at the array of free brownies and donuts. Despair that there is no free booze...and considering the lounge closes at 6, there prob ... More >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    Highs, Lows & Heavenly Blows

    More than three decades on, Sly & the Family Stone stand fresh

  • Music

    March 15, 2007

    Funking Your Way Through Life

    George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic

  • Film

    September 14, 2006

    Hardcore Cinema

    Bad BrainsLive CBGB 1982

  • Columns

    June 15, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    June 7 - June 13

  • Music

    May 11, 2006

    Get Out!

    May 11 - May 18: Mad Like Eldridge Cleaver

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    Bo$$ Dogg

    Is Snoop selling out or just selling?

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Chaos Brings Order

    Music saved the Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E.

  • News

    June 5, 2003

    Hackers Ball

    Computer Securitys Worst Nightmare comes to OC

  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    Flower of the Desert

    Coachellas sonic supermarket

  • Music

    November 8, 2001

    La Cave Aux Folles

    Meet the Ernie and Bert of lounge DJs

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    October 4, 2001
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    July 26, 2001
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    November 16, 2000
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    November 2, 2000
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    October 12, 2000
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    September 21, 2000
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    May 11, 2000

    Get on the Good Foot

    Goda.k.a. James Browncomes to Anaheim

  • Music

    February 17, 2000

    Ideas Die Hard

    The passion of the Siren Six

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Not Another #%&@$* Year-End List!

    Yes, another #%&@$* year-end list!

  • News

    September 23, 1999

    Chillin With Uncle Sam

    Feds to teens: Just say no, dude

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