Yet another year of October Flame has come and gone, and it is something that shouldn't have been missed as Tiger Army kicked off pre-Halloween performance at the Fox Theatre in Pomona. Despite being used to visiting the Grove for this kind of thing (they've had it there pretty much every year ... More >>
Everyone has Halloween favorites that give them that appropriately creepy feeling for this time of year. Nick 13 is no different then us and before he goes on stage to deliver psychobilly burst of October Flame, one of our favorite traditions, he has his favorite songs and movies that get him i ... More >>
Octoberflame is a tradition that Tiger Army has kept going since the late '00s. Now in its fifth year, this spooky, psychobilly tradition started because they wanted to give the SoCal psychobilly scene the same kind of Halloween spirit that they had in their Berkeley stomping grounds up north. "I li ... More >>
http://www.myspace.com/elizabwth Enjoying time off from another successful year in their musical careers, Rafael, Julián and Luis Humberto Navejas, members of Latin Alternative rockers Enjambre are back in Anaheim visiting family during the holidays before returning to Mexico City. Years ago, th ... More >>
John Gilhooley/ OC WeeklyTiger ArmyOct. 29, 2011City National Grove of Anaheim To see Tiger Army play songs like "Cupid's Victim" off Tiger Army II: Power of Moonlight Saturday night at the Grove was to see the band at its best. The song, a fine example of the trio's rockabilly-meets-pu ... More >>
In our story previewing his appearance at the OC Fair last month, Nick 13, psychobilly trio Tiger Army's frontman, was hesitant to say whether they were going to push through with their annual Octoberflame (their fourth, and also their 15th anniversary) due to the demands of recording a new album ... More >>
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Bob Dylan, Chris Isaak, Big Time Rush, Selena Gomez & The Scene, Blake Shelton, Weezer, Bill Cosby, Kansas, B.B. King and more--the 2011 OC Fair may be themed "Let's Eat!" but it has a pretty stellar music lineup--maybe one of the best in recent years. Super Pass holders may purchase terrace ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyChris Marrs Piliero talks to the Register, Local Natives talk to Interview. Here's the local music news we didn't cover this week.
Today, the big SoCal comic book show that isn't in San Diego-the Long Beach Comic Con-settles in at the convention center, with a performance that evening by Franki Doll and the Broken Toys. Our featured Locals Only artist this week, Franki Doll is clearly all about the frenetic exhibitionism and ... More >>
Lilledeshan BoseWhy yes, Virginia, it is a Tuesday. And we're giving away tickets to the English Beat's show at the House of Blues on Friday and Tiger Army at the Grove of Anaheim on Saturday.Why? Because Dave Wakeling (pictured, left) is still at it, and because Tiger Army is perfor ... More >>
Danielle Bacher/ OC WeeklyJack Grisham's life has taken more twists and turns than the PCH. The 49-year-old gained early notoriety as the lead singer of seminal Orange County punk rockers TSOL. After five years fronting the group, Grisham left amid rumors of substance abuse and acrimony from the ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyNom.Relive the gloriously long holiday weekend right here, folks. From the crazy pomps and pin-up gals of Hootenanny 2010 in Irvine and a kids' bike parade in Long Beach to manga-loving, costumed nerds at Anime Expo, it was a memorable last few days. After the jump: ... More >>
Keith MayRuh roh.And just like that, the greatest holiday of the year is alllll over. So what'd you do? We had another action-packed weekend, of course, with our first stop at Long Beach's adorable annual tradition, the Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade and Pet Adoption Fair. Dogs? Way cuter than babie ... More >>
Northern California-bred psychobilly and two duos that have proper names linked by an ampersand (and nothing else) in common: all coming to the Grove of Anaheim!
H-ween's almost here, dudes. If you're wondering where you and your Don Draper, Sarah Palin or Sexy Jailed Ted Stevens costume should show up to, here are some ideas on what to do this Friday. Or should I say what to BOO! Ahahaha. Right.
There's no denying it: Bands have a huge boner for naming themselves after Smiths songs. Tonight, LA's Sweet and Tender Hooligans are playing at the Grove of Anaheim (opening up the second of Tiger Army's five night stand). They get their name, natch, from "Sweet and Tender Hooligan," but it's not ... More >>
Tiger Army; VNV Nation; War Tapes, 8 p.m. Check out photos from the concert tomorrow on OCWeekly.com The Grove of Anaheim 2200 E. Katella Ave. Anaheim, CA 714-712-2750 Timeless Melodies: The Roaring 20s Lecture, 1 p.m. Join music historian Larry Maurer on this musical journey through the era of the ... More >>
I wasn't quite sure what to expect as my shoes scuffed over the wet asphalt toward Kat Von D's first annual MusInk tattoo and music festival on Saturday. But at the very least I figured as long as I didn't walk out of there with a black eye or a tramp stamp it was gonna be a good day. The trail o ... More >>
Dave Segal moved into Detroit Bar on both Friday and Saturday nights: "Free the Robots' thrilling [Friday] live show blew away Afrika Bambaataa's moldy DJ set. Local upstarts overshadowed a legend!" And on Sat, "DJs Josh One, Hyder, James Pants and Peanut Butter Wolf spun loads of great hip-hop cuts ... More >>
The MusInk Tattoo and Musical Festival
Hellcat just got estrogenetically enhanced. Long Beach vicious vixens Civet have inked a deal with LA-based Hellcat Records, which is run by Rancid front man Tim Armstrong. (Read our feature on Civet here.) Press release after the jump; “Pay Up” (live) video before it.
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