Don The Beachcomber
How a local drummer scored a gig with the Who but had only four hours to learn 'Quadrophenia'
Regency South Coast Village
Cancer memoir meets Seth Rogen comedy in this slightly uncomfortable film
People say that even without Toto, Jeff Porcaro would've cemented his place in music history because of the high caliber of his drumming. It's said to have defined much of the music produced in the late '70s and '80s. Born into a musical family, he toured and/or recorded with Sonny and Cher as a ... More >>
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The Micky Ward story falls through the ropes in a too-familiar film
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyMGMTJuly 18, 2010Fox Theater in PomonaLast April, a sea of people crowded Coachella's Outdoor theater for MGMT's set. It was easily one of the more anticipated sets of the day. When they finally played, MGMT had strategically omitted their biggest hit--"Kids"--leaving most ... More >>
The Glass House
Tickets are on sale now for a show April 11 at the House of Blues. Headlining the bill is a group called Tragedy. What's interesting about this is the venue says the show is a heavy metal tribute to the Bee Gees. I don't know where to begin. For once in my life, I am at a loss for words. Never befor ... More >>
Last Night: The Bird and the Bee, Melanoid, Stacy Clark at the Yost Theatre, Santa Ana, Feb. 26, 2009.Better than: Breaking into the Yost during its dormant period and attempting to put on your own show. Folks, that's illegal, and also pretty weird.Best fashion choice: The bow on Bird and the Bee si ... 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 >>
No and other quick answers to questions we asked about the Orange County Music Awards!
Jungle Boogie are committed deeply to something shallow
That Darn Punk