Conor OberstFox Theater PomonaOctober 3, 2012"This song is a reminder that no matter how much fun you have and how much love you have in your life, we're all going to die alone," Conor Oberst offered as parting words to the Pomona crowd Wednesday night. "When that moment comes, I don't know what you ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyCheck out our slideshow here!Rage Against The Machine and Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley BandHollywood PalladiumJuly 23, 2010In 1992, I witnessed some band called Rage Against The Machine open for Pearl Jam at the Hollywood Palladium. It was an intensely riveting perfo ... More >>
Beth StirnamanIt's Monday morning and another Street Scene is officially in the books. And while it's important to note that this parking lot extravaganza of fog-filled stages, oddly eclectic line-ups, mind-altering drugs and festival food has reached it's 25th year, it's also worth mentioning th ... More >>
After attending Street Scene, the two-day downtown San Diego music festival that took place on August 28 and 29, I was left with this impression: it's better than Coachella.
As Jessica Dobson and her band, Deep Sea Diver, continue to pick up steam on their national tour, they made a stop in Rock Island, Illinois for a little recording "sesh" for www.daytrotter.com which is going to be posted...soon (patience, grasshopper). No doubt culling a few key tracks from DSD's la ... More >>
Last Saturday: Tour de Artistes in Downtown Long BeachBetter Than: The Tour de France (just guessing).For most downtown areas in Southern California, the term "Art Walk" is just another word for Saturday. Weekends are filled with lively urban corridors packed with artists looking to sell their piece ... More >>
Tired of the Black Eyed Peas yet? No? Great! Well, they're headlining the 25th installment of San Diego's Street Scene, happening on August 28 and 29 (three weeks after playing the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa on August 7). Also playing: M.I.A., Thievery Corporation, Modest Mouse, the Dead Wea ... More >>
Grand Prix Charity Ball, 6:30 p.m.Because nothing goes with car racing like fund raising for a good cause. The ball benefits Grand Prix Foundation charities, which include AIDS Walk of Greater Long Beach, Children's Dental Clinic, Conservation Corp. of Long Beach and Racing for Kids, a national fund ... More >>
Even if you're not making it out to Coachella this weekend, there's plenty of runoff 'round these parts to keep you satisfied, with a plethora of artists playing the festival hitting us up on the way to Indio.