Wanda Jackson

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    The Best Concerts in OC This Weekend

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Friday, September 19 Drake vs. Lil Wayne Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Two of hip-hop's best buds are sharing a stage together this week. Aww. We know the whole thing is supposed to be a Capcom-sponsored "battle" between two of t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2014

    Ink N Iron Fest

    Queen Mary

  • Calendar

    June 27, 2013

    Eric Burdon and The Animals

    OC Fair & Event Center

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Ink N Iron - Queen Mary - June 7, 2013

    Ink and Iron Festival Queen Mary June 7, 2013 Three days of punk rock, tattooed folks, custom hot rods kicked off on Friday with the majestic Queen Mary providing the scenic backdrop for the annual Ink and Iron Kustom Culture Festival. One couldn't have asked for more perfect weather as local heroe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Iggy and The Stooges, The Offspring to Headline Ink-N-Iron

    Iggy and The Stooges? The Offspring? Yep, those are your two big names that will be headlining this year's Ink-N-Iron festival, which will once again take the Queen Mary by storm. Taking place June 7-9 on both the ship itself and the adjacent park, the festival will feature some freakin' badass grou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    Wanda Jackson - The Observatory - December 29, 2012

    Wanda Jackson The ObservatoryDecember 29, 2012 Over the past few years, Wanda Jackson's career revival has been unparalleled. The singer has lived through the many changes in both the sound and face of music, and will likely be the only person in modern music to truly say that she's seen it all. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 1, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    The Hootenanny 2012 Lineup Announced Featuring Rancid

    John Gilhooley/OC WeeklyRancid at the Henry FondaThe lineup for this year's the Hootenanny at Oak Canyon, set to take place July 7, was announced today. The annual rockabilly festival is in it's 18th year and has brought legends of rockabilly, punk and everything in between to this fair county. ... More >>

  • Music

    March 8, 2012

    Wanda Jackson, the Growler

    She ain't called the Queen of Rockabilly for nothing

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Inteview: Wanda Jackson

    ​ Wanda Jackson has been performing for nearly 60 years. But the woman who once stole Elvis Presley's heart, and was one of rock n' roll's original bad girls, recognizes a good year when one comes around. "It's been a good ride, I'll tell yah," the 74-year-old Hall of Fame-inducted rockabilly ... More >>

  • Music

    November 17, 2011

    Wild Records' Old-School DIY

    Don't let the zoot suits and standup basses fool you: Reb Kennedy's outfit is a punk-rock label

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Today in Music News: Lil Wayne, Jack White, Wanda Jackson, Courtney Love

    Lil Wayne video for "On Fire" officially out (see above). Not sure if I'm feeling it.Speaking of Weezy, he's gonna voice Jesus!Jack White--the coolest and hardest working man in music--readies new Dead Weather album; produces record by rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson covering Amy Winehouse's "You Kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2007

    SoCal Independent Film Festival: The Winners

    The award winners have just been announced, and they are: Best-in-the-Fest and Best Feature both deservedly went to the dysfunctional-American-brothers-in-Thailand drama The Elephant King, which I picked as best and gave a film pick to, so I hope some of you readers saw it. This probably boosts its ... More >>

  • Film

    August 30, 2007

    Surf City Celluloid

    The SoCal Independent Film Fest goes big

  • Music

    April 12, 2007


    Lonesome Spurs

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    This Should Go On Forever

    DJ Wanda waxes poetic about Wanda Jackson

  • Music

    June 22, 2006

    Get Out!

    Special Summer Festival Edition: You are the star!

  • Music

    February 23, 2006

    CD Review Review

    Jenny Lewis: Hot Country

  • Unknown

    July 28, 2005

    Funky Iran Contra

    This week in nightlife and more

  • Features

    December 16, 2004

    In the Presents of Greatness

    What to buy for the person who knows everything

  • Music

    June 24, 2004

    I Dont Need a Niche

    Unleash your inner Wanda

  • Columns

    May 29, 2003

    Give Blood, Replenish with Merlot

    How to live during the summer of our discontent

  • Music

    July 11, 2002

    Burning Sensations

    Hootenanny makes me hot

  • Music

    July 6, 2000

    G'bye, Merrill

    Mouring the loss of a rockabilly pioneer

  • Music

    June 24, 1999

    Ben Folds Five Shirt at Roots Show!

    Or is that Buddy Seigal watching Kim Lenz and the Jaguars?

  • Music

    June 10, 1999

    Real American Graffiti

    Rhino exhumes the scariest rock of the 1950s, buries Alice Cooper

  • Features

    August 20, 1998