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    September 30, 2014

    Platanito y La Chupitos Light (and Laugh) Up Anaheim Benefit for Baja Orphanage

    Yara Hayek would be excused for still being grief stricken over the September 2013 murder of her sister Nancy Hammour, who was allegedly gunned down and had her body dumped in Newport Beach by two gang members. But Hayek is too busy at the moment spreading the word about a laugh-filled fundraiser fo ... More >>

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    July 15, 2013

    Eric Andre Explains Why You Should Definitely Wear a Poncho to His Live Show

    Eric Andre is an energy-fueled funny force to be reckoned with--the kind that smashes desks, shows up to work in a thong and pours milk all over himself. And that's usually just the part of his act you're prepared for if your a fan of the insanity that goes on during "The Eric Andre Show" on Adult ... More >>

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    June 18, 2013

    Jason Bentley, Z-Trip and Bonobo Added to Pacific Symphony's Wavelength Festival Lineup

    Fans of EDM in Orange County, rejoice. Pacific Symphony's Wavelength Festival of Music will be heading to the OC Fair & Event Center on August 24, featuring sets by KCRW's Jason Bentley (the host of Morning Becomes Eclectic for those of you who don't know), DJ Z-Trip and Bonobo, alongside members of ... More >>

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    June 12, 2013

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Issue Full Refunds to Fans Jipped By Their Shut Down Show

    For those people who attended Saturday night's Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers show, there's finally some good news to report. After the fire department shut down the show 90 minutes in, Petty is offering the hard-luck fans who picked the wrong night to go a full refund. Here's Petty's statement i ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    KROQ Weenie Roast 2013 Lineup Announced

    The Weenie Roast lineup was just announced this morning. Headlined by the Black Keys, this year's 106.7 KROQ FM concert at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on May 18 is about to go on sale. View the full lineup below.

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    April 2, 2012

    KROQ's Weenie Roast to be Held on Cinco de Mayo

    ​KROQ/106.7 FM's annual Weenie Roast is back, earlier than ever. This year's edition--the 20th--is dubbed Weenie Roast y Fiesta, and will be held on May 5 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine. On the line up is Coldplay, Incubus, the Offspring, Silversun Pickups, Pennywise, Angels & A ... More >>

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    March 5, 2012

    Beach Boys To Play Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre On June 3

    ​By popular demand, the Beach Boys have added a show to the 50th Anniversary tour at Irvine's Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on June 3. Previously, the only area show was at the Hollywood Bowl on June 2, and that's sold out.

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    February 7, 2012

    Madonna Announces World Tour While the Register Picks Apart Her Plastic Surgery Work

    ​The last time I saw Madonna, it was 2006 and I paid $352 for a floor ticket. Madonna, fresh off the success of her Super Bowl halftime show, is going on a  World Tour beginning May 29 in Tel Aviv, Israel. While we have no idea how much tickets will be going for, we do know she'll stop at&nbs ... More >>

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    February 3, 2012

    Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Add Another LA Date

    ​Sweet! Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band added another show to their LA stop. Now they're also performing on Friday, April 27 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. The tour supports Springsteen's 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball, out on March 6, and tickets go on sale at all Ticketmast ... More >>

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    January 6, 2012

    Van Halen Announce Tour Dates: Staples Center on June 1, Honda Center June 12

    ​Van Halen finally announced their tour dates today, and it is massive. The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductees announced the dates at an intimate performance in New York's Café Wha?. The tour will begin on Feb. 18., with Kool & The Gang joining Van Halen for select tour dates. And as the ... More >>

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    December 11, 2011

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night One Last Night

    Andrew Youssef​KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night OneDecember 10, 2011Gibson AmphitheaterStarting off 22 years ago as a one-night affair with a handful of acoustic performances, KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas has swelled into a two-night, predominately plugged-in festival. Night one, usually b ... More >>

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    December 6, 2011

    Ticketmaster Customers to Receive $1.50 Credits; Settlement Deemed "Appalling"

    Flickr user Sapphireblue​If you purchased event tickets through Ticketmaster between October 21, 1999 and October 19, 2011, you've probably already received an email informing you of the corporation's proposed settlement in a long-standing class action suit. Originally filed eight years ago by two ... More >>

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    September 27, 2011

    The Cure to Play First Three Albums in One Show at Pantages Theater

    Beth Stirnamann/OC WeeklyThe Cure at Coachella 2009​Ever since the Cure performed their first three albums--Three Imaginary Boys (1979), Seventeen Seconds (1980) and Faith (1981)--in a 44-song, nearly four-hour concert last March at the Vivid Festival in Sydney, fans have been waiting for news of ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    Kanye West and Jay-Z Confirm New North American Dates for Watch the Throne Tour

    ​As we reported earlier, Jay-Z and Kanye West have new dates for the Watch The Throne Tour due to the "overwhelming response to presale tickets." The North American tour will now begin on Saturday, Oct. 29 in Atlanta, Georgia at the Philips Arena. All fans who purchase their tickets online will r ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011

    Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne Tour Dates Changed

    ​According to a press statement sent out today, the demand for Jay-Z and Kanye West's groundbreaking Watch the Throne tour is so overwhelming, additional shows are being added as we speak. As a result, the tour schedule has been modified. The new presale date moves to Tuesday, August 2, and the n ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    Buy Identity Tickets for $20

    ​On Wednesday, July 13, electronic-only festival Identity, which we'd talked about here, will be selling $20 general admission tickets for only 20 hours (for any one of the Identity Festival shows). Starting at 9 a.m. until 5 a.m. the next day, fans can buy the tickets via any Ticketmaster outlet. ... More >>

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    June 20, 2011

    Kings of Leon Return to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in September

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyKings of Leon at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater last year​Kings of Leon have confirmed a date at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater with Band of Horses opening. They must like Orange County, since they were just here last year. It's their first tour since their fifth album, ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011

    L.A. Rising: Get Tickets Tomorrow if You Missed the KROQ Presale

    ​L.A. Rising's July 30 date at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will have performances by El Gran Silencio, Immortal Technique, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Muse, Rage Against The Machine and Rise Against. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale on tomorrow, May 13 at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster for $69.00 and $99. ... More >>

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    May 3, 2011

    The Doors' Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger at OC Fair

    ​If you're a die-hard Doors fan, you'll obviously never see the Lizard King in your lifetime (other than in the Oliver Stone movie, that is). But you can see the next best thing--better than a cover band, Doors members Ray Manzarek & Robby Krieger will be performing with Dave Brock at the OC ... More >>

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    May 2, 2011

    Weenie Roast 2011 Lineup Announced

    ​It's been a whole  year! KROQ announced just this morning the full line-up for their 2011 Weenie Roast, and the roster--as usual--is a nice little mix of the mainstream with the not-exaaactly-mainstream. Headliners? Linkin Park, Rise Against, the Strokes and Bad Religion. But on the same lin ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    Christian Acts Back at Verizon Amphitheatre for Fishfest

    ​Who says Christians don't have fun? Sure, the price you pay for having too much fun is an eternity in the lake of fire, but there'll be plenty of time for that later. For now Christians can edify their God and shake their booty simultaneously (and piously of course) courtesy of area radio station ... More >>

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    April 5, 2011

    Weezer, Huey Lewis & The News, Montgomery Gentry, Kansas and Blue Oyster Cult at OC Fair

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​The OC Fair's line up is pretty stellar this year; aside from Bob Dylan,Weezer (August 4), Huey Lewis & The News (August 7), Montgomery Gentry (August 10) and Kansas/Blue Oyster Cult (August 11) are performing. What, no B-52's?

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    April 4, 2011

    Tickets for A Perfect Circle On Sale on Friday

    ​Tickets for A Perfect Circle's upcoming tour will be available on Friday, Apr. 8 at 10 a.m. everywhere! You can buy them at then. They'll also be available at venue box offices, and

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    March 25, 2011

    Eddie Vedder Announces Solo Tour With Three SoCal Stops

    Jon Gitchoff/Riverfront Times​Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder today announced a tour to support his soon-to-be-released solo album, Ukulele Songs. He's performing at the Long Beach Terrace Theatre on July 6 and The Wiltern on July 8.

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    March 7, 2011

    Freshly Reunited System of a Down Announces LA Show

    ​When System of a Down announced that they were reuniting and touring Europe last November, we knew a US tour wasn't far behind. Today the band announced that they are playing a few headlining shows before their trip to Europe this summer--one of which will be in LA, at the Forum.  

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    December 8, 2010

    New Kids on the Block Backstreet Boys at the Honda Center July 6

    ​A second show was just added to the New Kids On The Block and Backstreet Boys co-headlining tour--including a July 6 concert at Honda Center in Anaheim. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Dec. 11 at noon, so now you have another chance to relive your tween years, get out  your Trapper Keeper and b ... More >>

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    November 15, 2010

    KROQ Announces Almost Acoustic Christmas Night One Lineup

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklySmashing Pumpkins at the Gibson Amphitheatre in 2008​You know it's not officially Christmas until KROQ announces the Almost Acoustic Christmas line up. This year's holiday special is going to be held on Saturday, Dec. 11 and Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Gibson Amphitheatre.  ... More >>

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    July 12, 2010

    Queens Of The Stone Age Eagles of Death Metal Announce Benefit Gig

    ​Queens Of The Stone Age bassist Brian O'Connor, recently diagnosed with cancer, is currently going through treatment in Los Angeles. As we reported last month, he doesn't have health insurance, so members of Eagles of Death Metal, Queens of the Stone Age, Them Crooked Vultures and Rage Against Th ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010

    Coheed and Cambria at the Fox Theater on May 4

    Andrew Youssef​After Coheed and Cambria scored a coveted main stage slot at Coachella (as one of the few metal bands on the bill, no less), they come back to SoCal for a victory lap this Tuesday, May 4. The Fox Theater show in Pomona is sold-out, which means you're going to have to lurk around the ... More >>

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    February 19, 2010

    Ticketmaster Is Evil, The Wu-Massacre, Vampire Weekend Vid, Allman Brothers Box

    Ticketmaster "sold concert tickets that it didn't have in hand, the Federal Trade Commission says," reports Los Angeles Times. There's a special place in hell that not even Dante could fathom for Irving Azoff, the goat fucker responsible for everything from the Eagles to New Kids on the Block to the ... More >>

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    February 4, 2010
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    January 28, 2010

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    January 27, 2010

    Today in Music News: Katy Perry Crushes on 'American Idol,' Bob Dylan, Grizzly Bear, Ticketmaster-Live Nation Merger

    Katy Perry gets her snark on as guest judge at American Idol auditions in LA.Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, Natalie Cole, John Legend, John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, Seal, the Blind Boys of Alabama to perform at White House.Grizzly Bear contributes to soundtrack to Philip Seymour Hoffman directo ... More >>

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    January 26, 2010

    I Hate the Fucking Eagles to Play Honda Center, Anaheim

    Due to an insatiable need for even more cash following the announcement of their three-night Hollywood Bowl stand, the Eagles have added a fourth area date at Anaheim's Honda Center on Sunday, April 25. The Eagles--Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit--will offer note-for-note r ... More >>

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    January 25, 2010

    Prepare to be Screwed: Ticketmaster-Live Nation Merger Approved

    When it comes to the law, my knowledge is pretty much limited to drinking, drugs and anything else that at some point in my life might have gotten me fined, incarcerated or both. Despite my ignorance, though, I'm fairly certain that the Ticketmaster-Live Nation coupling will not only result in many ... More >>

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    December 28, 2009

    Show of the Day: Anhtony Green, Glass House, Pomona

    Effeminate-voiced Anthony Green--what? the dude sings like a lady--either likes to work with many different people or is a total dick who doesn't play well with others. Back around 2003 the Pennsylvanian moved here and fronted Saosin, which he named, according to our recent story on the band, befor ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    Over the Weekend: KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas with Muse, AFI at the Gibson Amphitheater

    Andrew YoussefMuse at the Gibson Amphitheater​Click for a comprehensive slideshow of night one. Click here for photos from night two.The Hype: Seventeen bands in two nights at the cozy Gibson Amphitheater in Universal City served as the annual Almost Acoustic Christmas party for the staffers at me ... More >>

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    September 22, 2009

    Get Your Tickets for Angels' 2009 Postseason Throwdown

    ​The public's first crack at Angels playoff tickets begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday, but don't bother showing up at the box office at the Big A. They are only available online at the Angels Web site or by calling Ticketmaster at (714) 663-9000. There's a limit of four tickets per household. Since the ... More >>

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    April 14, 2009

    Not-So-Secret My Bloody Valentine Show This Thursday

    Time to dig those earplugs out: My Bloody Valentine will be playing an unannounced show this Thursday night at the El Rey in Los Angeles. Though tickets went on sale this morning at 10 a.m., they're still currently available through Ticketmaster--which means yes, you'll have to pay some ghastly serv ... More >>

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    March 6, 2009

    TONIGHT: Estelle at the House of Blues, Anaheim

    In "American Boy," Estelle sings "I'd love to see LA." Pshaw. That ain't nothin', Estelle. Wait until you see the House of Blues in Anaheim tonight. There's a Build-a-Bear Workshop. And an ESPN Zone! Not to mention all the great crap stuff you can find at Starabilias. The British R&B singer is i ... More >>

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    November 10, 2008

    Tickets for KIIS 102.7 FM Jingle Ball Going Fast

    As far as these things go, the lineup for this year's "KIIS 102.7 FM Jingle Ball," Dec. 6 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, is fairly impressive. And by "these things," of course I mean a concert where pre-fab, manufactured teeny bopper acts perform 15 minute sets in the name of promoting a radio stat ... More >>

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    October 16, 2008

    Ticketmaster Offering 2-for-1 for Fear Sunday Night

    Veteran LA punk band Fear apparently isn't as much of a draw as Ticketmaster or the Grove of Anaheim hoped, as they're offering a buy one, get one free deal for Sunday's show. To take advantage of the deal, go here and enter "WAR" in the special offers box. Thanks, Ticketmaster! You're the sweetes ... More >>

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    February 12, 2008

    Kanye West LA Date Announced

    Recently crowned Grammy Award-winning rapper/producer Kanye West will be performing at LA's Nokia Theatre April 21. Joining him on the Glow in the Dark Tour are Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna and N.E.R.D. Tickets go on sale Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. And are available at Ticketmaster locations and www.ticketmaster.c ... More >>

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    January 22, 2007

    Three Hot Nights

    I could never understand why the biggest Southern California music festival is in the middle of the desert. To me, enduring triple-digit temperatures to catch the Pixies reunion just seemed like pure sadism on behalf of Goldenvoice. Nevertheless, Coachella always draws a crowd. And this year, the fe ... More >>

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