Robby Krieger

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Finding Shoegazer's Paradise in the Old West

    Some of the best DIY festivals tend to have one thing in common: the adventure of getting there. The thrill of the trek was definitely on Tommy Dietrick's mind when he settled his Desert Stars Festival in the cactus and boulder-infested oasis of Pioneertown, at storied venue Pappy and Harriet's. Ove ... More >>

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    August 8, 2013

    Roger Daltrey

    Pacific Amphitheater

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    May 23, 2013

    Top Five Underrated Accomplishments of Ray Manzarek

    Ray Manzarek is best known for his work as the keyboardist for the Doors, butanyone who followed his career knows he was more then that. He was a published author and a well-respected music producer. When Manzarek passed away from bile duct cancer on Monday at the age of 74 and the music industry ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Drummer John Densmore's New Book Revisits the Doors' Litigative Legacy

    It was 1968. The Doors were rehearsing. During a break, an agitated Jim Morrison confronted keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore, launching into a profanity-laced tirade over a betrayal of the band's ethos. The others had contractually agreed to allow Buick to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    OC's Wild Child Picked to Perform on "The World's Greatest Tribute Bands"

    Though they're normally used to being sought after on the local level at venues like the Coach House or House of Blues Anaheim, OC native Dave Brock and his Doors tribute band Wild Child are taking the art form of playing another band's songs to a whole new level. The band have recently been selecte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Top Five Hits: Creme Tangerine in Costa Mesa

    [Editor's Note: Every Friday, our resident record store expert Michael Chin checks in with his weekly report of what the hell people who still buy records at local shops are listening to.]See Also: *Five Unexpected Cover Songs from the Insane Clown Posse*Top Five Hits: TKO in Fountain Valley*Top F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Rhino Records Plans To Release 'The First New Doors Track Of The 21st Century' On Nov. 25 With ... Skrillex?

    ​The Doors' L.A. Woman is getting a 40th anniversary make-over. L.A. Woman was the band's 6th album and the last Jim Morrison recorded before his death. It was released in April, 1971. Morrison died in July, 1971. On Nov. 25, Rhino Records will release a new 2CD version of the classic Doors al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Full OC Fair 2011 Line Up Released

    ​Bob Dylan, Chris Isaak, Big Time Rush, Selena Gomez & The Scene, Blake Shelton, Weezer, Bill Cosby, Kansas, B.B. King and more--the 2011 OC Fair may be themed "Let's Eat!" but it has a pretty stellar music lineup--maybe one of the best in recent years. Super Pass holders may purchase terrace ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    The Sunset Strip Music Festival Begins and Ends With Mötley Crüe

    ​Mötley Crüe is kicking off the three-day Sunset Strip Music Festival on Aug. 18 with a special tribute at the House of Blues. They're going to be presented with the Elmer Valentine Award for their contributions to the history of The Sunset Strip. The City of West Hollywood will also recogniz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    The Doors' Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger at OC Fair

    ​If you're a die-hard Doors fan, you'll obviously never see the Lizard King in your lifetime (other than in the Oliver Stone movie, that is). But you can see the next best thing--better than a cover band, Doors members Ray Manzarek & Robby Krieger will be performing with Dave Brock at the OC ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 13, 2011

    Mau Maus

    Alex's Bar

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    October 8, 2009
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    August 28, 2009

    On-Sale Saturday: All Time Low, Paramore, More

    ​All Time Low are currently experiencing an all time high (I'm sorry, really) amount of exposure through their new album, Nothing Personal--which defied expectations by debuting #4 on Billboard and got them an appearance on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien. Ride the wave of their success on Nov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    Particle Jams w/ Robby Krieger at HOB on 03/13

    Last night I found myself leaning against the bar in the dim colored lights of the House of Blues in Anaheim waiting for L.A. "livetronica" band Particle to share the stage with legendary Doors guitarist Robby Krieger. When I first saw the name on the ticket, I couldn't believe the man responsible f ... More >>

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    December 5, 2007
  • Culture

    November 16, 2006

    'Indians Scattered On Dawn's Highway Bleeding'

    Naw, just a bunch of white kids watching the Doors

  • Music

    January 13, 2000

    Hippie week!

    Love! Peace! Naivete!