Ethan HulseEthan Hulse, Robert Jon & the Wreck, Italian Japanese, The Devious Means and MphaseThe Constellation RoomFeb. 14, 2012Despite the almighty lover's holiday, The Constellation Room was crawling with fans for the Orange County Music Awards Best Live Band Showcase. (We hope you got you ... More >>
Mary Bell/OC WeeklyDelta Spirit at BuskerFest in Long Beach in 2010South By Southwest revealed a whole slew of new acts confirmed to play at official showcases during the annual music and film conference in Austin. This is the third list of musicians to be released. The venues and dates they ... More >>
Mahna mahna...You couldn't help yourself, could you? It's alright. It's almost impossible to hear someone say (or in this case, read) the words "mahna mahna" and not follow it up with a "doo doo doo-doo-doo."This childhood classic was recently re-imagined for the upcoming album Muppets: The Green ... More >>
In one of the most adorable collaboration albums of the year, Weezer, Atreyu's Brandon Saller (a local-er!), Paramore's Hayley Williams, My Morning Jacket, Andrew Bird, OK Go, Sondre Lerche and many more artists have contributed to The Muppets: Green Album, a tribute to the music of the Muppets. ... 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.
Just got this email regarding two-for-one tickets on sale only today. Here's the info I was sent. HALF
PRICE TICKETS; Get 2 for the Price of 1 -- Tomorrow!
-- Starting at 12:01 midnight on
Wednesday, July 22 for 24 hours:
-- A pair of lawn tickets to
participating Live Nation amphitheate ... More >>
The Fray kicking back.Sure, it's fun to hate Live Nation for being a giant corporation that seems to control every big concert tour in the world, but they're making it pretty tough to do so this summer. Since starting "no service fee Wednesdays" last month, they've (as one might guess) dropped those ... More >>
Keith MayAll month-long, Newport Beach's the Jakes are playing Tuesdays at eVocal in Costa Mesa. And each week, Jakes lead singer Sameer Gadhia is giving us his thoughts on the nights. This is the third installment. (The penultimate edition, if you will. Yay vocab!) --AlbertBY SAMEER GADHIAHello, an ... More >>
I took piano lessons for years as a kid. Maybe I should have practiced more (read: at all). We talked earlier this week about piano-heavy bands The Fray and Jack's Mannequin coming to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, and now Keane (pictured), the English band that's been rockin' the 88 keys in one for ... More >>
We talked earlier this week about Jack's Mannequin, led by Dana Hills High School album Andrew McMahon, coming to the Grove of Anaheim on May 18. Tickets were to go on sale tomorrow. Well, that's no longer happening, as Jack's Mannequin is postponing the latter half of their tour with Matt Nathanson ... More >>