Smith Westerns

  • Calendar

    August 8, 2013

    Smith Westerns

    The Glass House

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Outside Lands 2013 Full Lineup Announced

    The single day lineup for Outside Lands 2013 was announced today. Taking place at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park from August 9 - 11, the bill is topped by Paul McCartney on Friday, Nine Inch Nails on Saturday and The Red Hot Chili Peppers on Sunday. Other highlights include Pretty Lights, The Nati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    The Hindu Pirates' Musical Growth Is a Joint Venture

    If there's one thing the Hindu Pirates have learned during the rising tide of their rock & roll stardom, it's the value of teamwork. Especially when it comes to rolling a joint at a moment's notice. Sitting on the back patio of the Echo in Los Angeles, preparing to open for the Smith Westerns, their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    The Dirtbombs at Alex's Bar Last Night

    Lainna FaderThe Dirtbombs​The DirtbombsJune 26, 2011Alex's Bar, Long BeachMick Collins jumpstarted the budding garage rock scene in Detroit as one third of the raw and primitive Gories in the early '90s. Once people realized out how great that scene was he switched gears with the Dirtbombs. And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Watch Bonnaroo from Home

    Musical festival season is in full swing, and that means you're either already on a plane to attend this weekend's Bonnaroo Music Festival or staying at home and wishing you were there. This year, the likes of Eminem, Arcade Fire, Robert Plant and Lil Wayne are part of the star-studded lineup in Man ... More >>

  • Music

    May 19, 2011

    The Smith Westerns Are to Dye For

    The group's new record offers that same pop songcraft, now with more polish

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    What You Missed: Cougar Convention, Snoop Dogg, Bulldog Beauty Contest, Inspiration Vintage Fair, Smith Westerns, Aquabats

    Jacob Khan/OC Weekly​Happy Valentine's Day! Wondering what you may have missed this weekend? There were cougars galore at the Shark Club in Costa Mesa for the first Orange County Cougar Convention, Snoop Dogg rolled through Pomona for a performance at the Fox Theater, and one dog took the crown at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    TGIF: Snoop Dogg, Ky-Mani Marley, Devil's Brigade, Smith Westerns and More

    ​Friday kicks off a busy weekend, first with Devil's Brigade playing Alex's Bar in Long Beach with Roger Miret and the Disasters and Viva Hate. Devil's Brigade just released their debut album, but it's been ten years in the making--as Rancid fans well know. The group is a long-running side project ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Win Tickets to See Smith Westerns at Detroit Bar

    ​You may have heard of Chicago-based Smith Westerns from any of the big music blogs or because they are touring all around U.S. in support of their sophomore LP, Dye It Blonde (Fat Possum). Their musical influences stem from the likes of the Beatles, T.Rex and the best parts of '90s Brit-pop.  ... More >>