When the Seattle sound exploded in the early '90s and went on to define a generation, Stone Gossard was one of the people most responsible for the sound. As the rhythm guitarist of Pearl Jam, Gossard wrote some of the band's biggest hits. His other, lesser-known band, Brad, has done pretty well fo ... More >>
Here at the OC Weekly, we're rather big fans of KUCI, UC Irvine's community radio station. So it's a no-brainer to suggest checking out their first ever "KUCI Nights," tonight at the Yost Theatre in Santa Ana. It's five bands, all from southern California: LA's Castledoor and Death to Anders, and OC ... More >>
Friday night took Reid Sheldon to The Gypsy Lounge in Lake Forest, where he noted three mid-set stage exits, an impromptu rap and two wardrobe malfunctions as he documented "death doo-wop" group Jail Weddings. Check out Reid's Last Night review (the first of many, we hope, for 2008) over here. Mean ... More >>
Review by Shawn Smith Better Than: Sitting home listening to raindrops hitting the pavement outside your bedroom window while watching reruns of I Love New York 2. The Bird and the Bee's Inara George rocks a granny dress like no one's business. But we'll get to that later. First, we must wax o ... More >>
Feature writer Shawn Smith has the latest on the psychedelic kiddie show scene: The gamble paid off. Yo Gabba Gabba creators Christian Jacobs and Scott Schultz (our cover boys a few weeks back) got the news they’ve been waiting for. Yo Gabba Gabba, the frenetically fun kids show with the dancing ... More >>
Travis at the House of Blues, GWAR at the Glass House, Scarlett Sisters Circus at the Bowers Museum
"Go ahead and gloat."
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