Night MarchersFeb. 23, 2013Alex's BarIt's fair to argue that if the Night Marchers' frontman Jonathan Reis hadn't been in such seminal 80s/90s bands as Drive Like Jehu and Rocket from the Crypt, he couldn't draw the same crowd as the one that showed at Alex's bar on Saturday night. Much like Hot Sna ... More >>
It's the holiday season and John Reis is in the giving mood, so rather than performing only as part of the headlining act Sunday at Alex's Bar in Long Beach with his group Hot Snakes, the guitarist is also opening the show with his band the Night Marchers. This doubling-up might not sound like such ... More >>
Flickr user BenGoettingJohn Reis performing with the Night Marchers at Alex's Bar, Long Beach, Feb. 10, 2008.Long Beach and Orange County bands aren't the only locals headed to the cheerfully soul-trying SXSW music-biz death march in Austin this week. 562-ers Alex's Bar and owner Alex Hernandez w ... More >>
I told you last Friday that Alex's Bar was the place to be this weekend. For those of you who didn't listen, here' s a recap.
San Diegan rock
'n' roll extravaganza the Night Marchers hit Alex's Bar on Friday night for a 45-minute set
comprised of killer tunes, humorous banter and even a little b ... More >>
Happy Halloween folks in Intranets land! We all know this is by far the best time of year and you know who agrees? Alex's Bar. The famed Long Beach venue has two shows this weekend that will absolutely rule.Tonight is the Night Marchers. Fronted by former Rocket from the Crypt singer/guitarist Jo ... More >>
Last Saturday, really: Modest Mouse and The Night Marchers at the Grove of Anaheim, Aug. 29, 2009.Better than: Getting into a thumb war during a night at the opera. Read on...I don't remember a whole lot from the last time I saw Modest Mouse, which was in 2004 at Soma in San Diego, but I do remem ... More >>
Beth StirnamanDon't be fooled. This picture is actually from Friday at Street Scene in San Diego, not Saturday at the Grove of Anaheim.You've heard what clubs editor Spencer Kornhaber thought about Saturday night's Modest Mouse show at the Grove of Anaheim, and sure, it was great, and we all love ... More >>
Ben GoettingYou've got to love the refreshing straight-forwardness that comes with calling your event a "thing." Like the North Park Music Thing, a music and media conference next weekend at the Lafayette Hotel & Suites in San Diego. There's an opening night concert Friday, August 7 at the Ca ... More >>
I wanted to be the first person in the blogosphere to comment on what bands you should see at Coachella. So here goes.
The Aggrolites -- LA's best white boy reggae/soul/funk band. They wear cool clothes and know how to throw a dance party.
Thievery Corporation -- Maybe you know them, maybe you ... More >>
Better Than: Whatever else you could have done on a Tuesday night.
Download: "I Wanna Deadbeat You" from the official Night Marchers Myspace page.
So… I've got this part-time job where, in three years, I haven't worked one second of overtime. Until last night. This meant having to scramble to g ... More >>
The Muslims, Crash Normal, Wounded Lion, Some Days
April 23, 2008
The Phoenix Grille at UCI
Better Than: Studying for that test tomorrow.
Download: Nightlife by The Muslims.
This is cool: UCI student, Sam Farzin, has started to put on music shows at the UC Irvine’s The Phoenix Grille, one of the ... More >>