By: Brittany WoolseyAndrew McMahonThe TroubadourMay 16, 2013 Now that he's taken the firm leap to writing new material under his own name, Orange County's own Andrew McMahon took the stage of the Troubadour in Los Angeles Thursday night to celebrate a new phase of his career in front of a sea of fa ... More >>
After eight years as the brainchild behind Jack's Mannequin, singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon still deals with a little identity confusion now and then. Some news story or reporter will accidentally refer to him as Jack, or Jack McMahon. Over the years, the OC-bred troubadour (and OC Weekly coverboy ... More >>
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Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyAerosmithIt's terribly difficult to condense a whole year of spectacular concerts into 25 photos, but here we are: OC Weekly's best concert photos of the year. If you missed these shows, relive the moment through our slideshows.1. Aerosmith Aerosmith was a spectacle ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyAndrew McMahon's Dear Jack Foundation just announced their first annual benefit--and it's a pretty powerhouse cast. The show will feature BOTH Jack's Mannequin and Something Corporate playing on the same night--the first time McMahon, the frontman for both ... More >>
Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyGreen Day at Verizon Amphitheatre on Tuesday.This week, we discovered another OC music magazine to link to. Guess what it's called! In local music news, we've got Runner Runner, Green Day, Snoop Dogg and more...
Christopher VictorioWhat did you miss this weekend? It should have been packed with music and eating with all of the events that went on. On Friday night, we caught the revival of Something Corporate at The Grove in Anaheim (right). On Saturday, we headed back to Anaheim to stuff our face at the ... More >>
Joe LemkeSomething CorporateIt's going to be a packed weekend, with a ton of shows happening this Saturday. If you need help picking out what you're going to do, we're here to help! From Something Corporate at the Grove tonight, to the myriad of shows you can ruin your eardrums at (Shrinky D ... More >>
Joe LemkeSomething Corporate at Bamboozle this yearWhen Orange County alt-pop darlings Something Corporate dismantled in 2004--fresh off major-label success, a whirlwind tour schedule, and a spot on the list of Local Bands That Mattered--bassist Kevin "Clutch" Page had a hunch the quintet would h ... More >>
[Summer Guide] Choose your own musical adventure this summerregardless of time, money or personal taste, we've got the concert for you
www.myspace.com/jacksmannequinJack's Mannequin/Something Corporate singer/songwriter Andrew McMahon is pretty busy this summer, what with finishing a new Jack's Mannequin album and going on a reunion tour with Something Corporate. But he's not too busy to devote time to his foundation, Dear Jack ... More >>
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www.myspace.com/socoHai gaiz! Can't wait to see you again!Guitarist Josh Partington may have gotten a law degree and vocalist/pianist Andrew McMahon may have formed Jack's Mannequin since the quintessential OC alt-rock band Something Corporate toured the country, but that doesn't make fans miss ... More >>
Christopher VictorioBear Kamp celebrates five years.Bear Kamp, a "Saturday night frenzy for burly bears, husky hunks, boss truckers, chubbies n' chasers, gen-x-bears, oso bears, and kuma lovers," celebrated their five year anniversary at the House of Blues Anaheim on Saturday night. And it was aw ... More >>
Jack's Mannequin front man talks candidly about his cancer, remains cagey about how long the reunion of his old band will last
There's been plenty of talk about the revival of Orange County alt-pop act Something Corporate since it was announced back in December that they would be headlining the Bamboozle California festival's second and final day on March 28. Obviously, it's a big deal for their fans, many of whom ha ... More >>
[Mental Notes] Andrew McMahon on Bamboozle and the band's new 'best of' compilation
So, this is my Andrew McMahon day. We met at the rehearsal space Jack's Mannequin uses in North Hollywood shortly before noon and had a lengthy chat about everything from Something Corporate reuniting for Bamboozle to McMahon's battle with Leukemia to buddy Tommy Lee to whether the Dana Hills High S ... More >>
Tom DeLonge's much-loved side-project Angels and Airwaves (pictured) will join finally reunited OC band Something Corporate and AFI, which we blogged about here, at this year's Bamboozle, taking place March 27-28, Festival Grounds at Angel Stadium, Anaheim. Today's announcement also includes the ... More >>
It's time to stop looking back and focus our attention on 2010. Sure, many more concerts will be announced in the coming months. But here are the hot ones, already scheduled, taking place in local clubs, halls, baseball stadiums and hockey arenas. These are the shows you don't dare want to miss. Unl ... More >>
NoCal goth-punks AFI, which performed Saturday at KROQ's annual Almost Acoustic Christmas Night 1, are scheduled to play a "headlining set" on the Bamboozle first day, Saturday, March 27. The fest takes March 27-28 at Angels Stadium of Anaheim. On December 7, we noted that Something Corporate is re ... More >>
Alt-rockers Something Corporate, one of the biggest band to come out of Orange County in past decade, has confirmed they will reunite following a five-year hiatus to headline Bamboozle California 2010. The festival takes place March 27-28 at Angels Stadium of Anaheim. No offical word yet on what ... More >>
Following dates opening for the Fray on a big ol' national tour (one that stopped in Irvine a couple of weeks ago), Jack's Mannequin singer and pianist Andrew McMahon is going out on his own for a bit, with a solo tour that stops at the House of Blues in Anaheim on October 27. Tickets are on sale ... More >>
Last Night: The Fray, Jack's Mannequin and Vedera at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine; July 29, 2009.Alternative rockers The Fray, Jack's Mannequin and Vedera paid a visit to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Wednesday; entertaining a sold-out crowd of teenyboppers, college kids, and post- ... More >>
Sure, at first glance, these shows tonight don't appear to have a lot in common with each other. And uh, well, maybe they don't. But they both have strong local ties, which is potentially the most important thing.
It's been a relatively quiet few weeks at the Grove of Anaheim as of late, but that looks to be changing soon with some solid show announcements, including a homecoming for former OC resident Andrew McMahon (pictured) and The Go-Go's. They got the beat, you know. Details after the jump, yep.
Jack's Mannequin, the current project of Something Corporate lead singer and Dana Hills High School in Dana Point alumnus Andrew McMahon, is playing a "secret" show tonight at the Viper Room in West Hollywood. Why is "secret" in sarcastic quotation marks? Well, it's announced on both the Jack's Man ... More >>
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