ASAP Rocky, Schoolboy Q, Danny BrownOctober 27, 2012The ObservatoryTo finish up the California portion of the "LONGLIVEA$AP" tour, a show was lined up at our favorite Santa Ana spot, the Observatory. It was sold out several weeks in advance, so before we even entered the ind ... More >>
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Leo Dan Brings Latin Baby-Makin' Music to West Coast TheaterAs if you needed another excuse to hate Mexicans and their Latino cousins, here's another one: rock en español ... More >>
Every now and then, rockstars align to bring us a classic we never saw coming. No matter what the genre, you have plenty of examples of two (sometimes three or more) powerhouses coming together to back each other up with a set of voices that are usually so different that they sound like they were ma ... More >>
diylol.comAs we circle the parking lots, wait in the never-ending lines, push through an ungodly amount of people, we might ask ourselves, "Why do we even have to give gifts for Christmas?" It's a fusion of several pre-Christmas winter traditions ranging from the Roman Saturnalia to the demanding ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyRobert Smith of the CureTomorrow, Sunday Best is releasing The Cure: Bestival Live 2011, a live recording of the iconic band's career-spanning two-and-a-half-hour set at this year's Bestival. The double album will include 32 Cure classics, including "The Lovecats," "The Ca ... More >>
The CureNovember 22, 2011The Pantages TheatreClick here to see more photos from the showForty-five songs, three classic albums spanning three-plus hours constituted one unforgettable night with the Cure. If you don't have tickets to the show tonight, you may wanna scalp some or book your flight n ... More >>
Crystal Castles, Canada's computerized post-pop band who've had the Cure's Robert Smith guesting on a song--was originally performing at the Galaxy Theater on Nov. 9, but they've rescheduled that show and going onstage in Santa Ana on Oct. 28 instead. That's all. Carry on, folks!
Beth Stirnamann/OC WeeklyThe Cure at Coachella 2009Ever since the Cure performed their first three albums--Three Imaginary Boys (1979), Seventeen Seconds (1980) and Faith (1981)--in a 44-song, nearly four-hour concert last March at the
Vivid Festival in Sydney, fans have been waiting for news of ... More >>
Mary BellThe KillsCheck out The Kills slideshow here!The Kills with Cold Cave and the Black AngelsMay 14, 2011Fox Theater, PomonaThe Kills are Allison Mosshart and Jamie Hince and together they make
sounds so fiery and raw they destroy all in their path. They've come a
long way since they debut ... More >>
Myspace.comThe CureNot that you care, but last week, my girlfriend of 11 years and I broke up, which I guess makes me somewhat of an expert on the subject of really good records to listen to if you're feeling the loss of someone today. Like anyone who was with another person for a long enough ... More >>
Last Friday, I teamed up with Delilah Snell of The Road Less Traveled to host a craft book review night with some local arts and crafters! A baker's dozen of us converged at Delilah's Santa Ana store to check out the new book Zombie Felties: How to Raise 16 Gruesome Felt Creatures from the Undead by ... More >>
If you have ever felt overwhelmed by stepping into a music store like Sam Ash or Guitar Center, then NAMM, the massive music trade show that kicked off Thursday at the Anaheim Convention Convention Center and runs through Sunday, is not for you. Andrew YoussefYour senses are bombarded by the errant ... More >>
Travis SchneiderReally, it's almost embarrassing how much I like LA-based pop band Army Navy. After seeing them open up for the Shys last October at Detroit Bar, I pushed their self-titled record (released on their own label, Fever Zone Records) on anyone that would listen. Songs like "Slight of Han ... More >>
Well, that was weird.As the Cure inched towards the three hour mark of their setlist and launched into their iconic "Boys Don't Cry" as part of their third encore, THE PLUG GOT PULLED. First sound, then stage lights/video screen. Weird move in general, especially with a legendary band headlining a m ... More >>
Last Night: The Cure at the Shrine Auditorium June 1st, 2008
Better Than: Trying to find parking at the Hollywood Bowl.
Download: "The End Of The World" from The Cure Homepage.
After selling out the Hollywood Bowl, The Cure added another stop to their itinerary as they played the Shrine Auditori ... More >>