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Willie Nelson

  • Calendar

    February 6, 2014

    Los Lonely Boys

    Coach House

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2013

    Chipotle Releases Another Anti-Factory Farming Commercial

    If you'd never seen the now award-wining stop-motion "Back to the Start" Chipotle commercial set to the music of Willie Nelson's cover of Coldplay's "The Scientist", you might think that the sustainable burrito chain's newest commercial is groundbreaking. It tells the story of a scarecrow who works ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    Does A New Coca Cola Commercial Feature Puppets Having Sex?

    Coca Cola has put out a new commercial that's beautifully done with puppets and a toe-tapping song (directed by the guy who did that awesome Willie Nelson "Back to The Start" Chipotle commercial), but does it feature said puppets rolling around in the hay? In one segment of the commercial (going v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Outside Lands 2013 Full Lineup Announced

    The single day lineup for Outside Lands 2013 was announced today. Taking place at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park from August 9 - 11, the bill is topped by Paul McCartney on Friday, Nine Inch Nails on Saturday and The Red Hot Chili Peppers on Sunday. Other highlights include Pretty Lights, The Nati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    10 Ways to Piss Off Your Bartender

    By: Rick GiordanoWhen I'm not raking in the millions writing for music blogs, I, much like many of my fellow artsy-fartsies and anti-professionals, have to earn my dough in the service industry. Working directly with customers in any job can be a trying and frustrating experience, and especially in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    The Five Best Concerts in Orange County in 2012...At Least From What I Saw

    Over the past year, Orange County has served as the host to many fantastic live shows. Haters may hate, but the one thing they can't deny is that the area still is one of the most influential areas in the country when it comes to producing, judging and cranking up live music. Here are some of the be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Rob Riggle Stars As Jerky Frankenstein In New Chipotle Commercial

    So Chipotle hasn't had a commercial since that award-winning, and frankly awesomely realized commentary on the factory farm system. Remember that one? Now they have a follow up that, well, is funny, because it has Rob Riggle dressed as Frankenstein for Halloween and doing what Rob Riggle does best: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Snoop Dogg Finally Smokes Too Much Weed and Creates a Reggae Album as Snoop Lion

    This week, we've been convinced that Snoop Dogg has finally, once and for all,  smoked too much weed. The iconic, Long Beach-born rapper is currently working on a reggae album titled Reincarnated with EDM wiz Diplo as the executive producer. Under his new found moniker Snoop Lion, a music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2012

    Willie Nelson - Pacific Amphitheater - 7/13/12

    Willie Nelson Pacific Amphitheater 7/13/12 As the OC Fair kicks off it's annual summer season in Costa Mesa, who would be a better musical act to formally spark things up than Willie Nelson? It's hard to believe, but the 79-year-old has been performing live for over 50 years. Pretty crazy, right? ... More >>

  • Music

    May 24, 2012

    Concerts Sprawling With Sound

    [Summer Guide 2012] The perfect aural schedule for your OC summer

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Donavon Frankenreiter To Headline Catalina.com and KROQ's ROQ N' SURF Summer Series

    SoCal native Donavon Frankenreiter is scheduled to play Catalina.com and KROQ's ROQ N' SURF summer concerts series on the water. Pepper, rock n' rhythm roots band, will headline the first date, Saturday, June 16, with support from Long Beach-based singer songwriter, Josh Fischel, and The Fiction. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Chipotle's First National Commercial To Air This Weekend During The Grammys

    A screen shot from the commercial​"Back to the Start", the short animated film that Chipotle has uploaded on YouTube to present an argument against factory farming, has garnered northwards of 4 million views since it debuted in August of last year. It uses a Willie Nelson rendition of the Coldplay ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson and More: Five Most Famous Pot Arrests in Texas

    ​Oh Texas, you're a real buzzkill. We just heard Snoop Dogg was arrested in Texas on Saturday for a misdemeanor drug charge, after a real snoop dog (oh, the irony) sniffed out the marijuana on his tour bus. According to TMZ, agents claimed they found a red prescription bottle with several joints ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Chipotle Produces Film for Fundraises, Enlists Karen O to Sing a Cover for Star Wattage

    Beth Stirnamann/OC Weekly​Chipotle is promoting a fundraiser this Halloween to benefit the Foundation and Farm Aid, and to do it, they produced a short film titled "Abandoned" about the hardships American farmers face. They enlisted Yeah Yeah Yeahs' singer Karen O to do a remake of "Mammas Don't L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Best Weed-Related Merch on Sale Today: Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, Wavves and Nike

    ​ The Snoopermarket cashes in again! And why wouldn't you want this 420 bundle pack sold on Snoop Dogg's merch store? There's Snoop Dogg rolling paper with his face on it (and a "Happy 420" banner, a shirt and a poster. Here's a look at what everyone else is selling on this stoner holiday.

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    What You Missed: Willie Nelson, Agent Orange, Old 97's, RX Bandits

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​What'd you miss this weekend? We caught Willie Nelson at the House of Blues in Anaheim, Agent Orange at the Tiki Bar, Old 97's at the Galaxy Concert Theatre (there was even an onstage proposal!) and the RX Bandits at the House of Blues in Anaheim. As usual: More info and p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Willie Nelson at the House of Blues in Anaheim Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Click here to see the slideshow!Willie NelsonJan. 19, 2011House of Blues, AnaheimWillie Nelson is a living legend. Hailed as a country outlaw, Nelson made headlines late last year for being arrested in Texas for possession of marijuana. Seriously, who arrests Willie Nelson ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 13, 2011

    Willie Nelson

    House of Blues

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2010

    Jimmie Vaughan

    Coach House (33157 Camino Capistrano)

  • Music

    July 15, 2010

    Twitter Says Lilith Was Lame

    [Mental Notes] Plus, grubbin' with Dusty Rhodes and the River Band, making the band with Chris Shiflett & the Dead Peasants

  • Calendar

    July 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Video: Willie Nelson Duet with Snoop in (Where Else?) Amsterdam

    ​Surely fans are excited to see Willie Nelson--country music's champion of the cheebah-- perform tonight with some special guests at the Grove of Anaheim. We're not making any predictions, but there's a pretty good chance Snoop Dogg could make a cameo. Don't laugh, it's happened before.

  • Calendar

    April 8, 2010

    Willie Nelson

    Grove of Anaheim

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2010

    Happy New Year! Here's the Hangover Playlist

    Head's on fire. Stomach turns. Bruises in the oddest places. Who's that stranger snoring on my sofa? Happy New Year's! The day when we all try to put together the pieces from the previous night's debauchery. Here are some songs to help you nurse that world-class hangover.Flickr user Sebastian-DarioC ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2010

    Happy New Year! Here's the Hangover Playlist

    Head's on fire. Stomach turns. Bruises in the oddest places. Who's that stranger snoring on my sofa? Happy New Year's! The day when we all try to put together the pieces from the previous night's debauchery. Here are some songs to help you nurse that world-class hangover.Flickr user Sebastian-DarioC ... More >>

  • Music

    December 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Gift Suggestion No. 1: Sirius Radio

    ​The holidays are a great time to score some deals. Yeah, you could pass along those deals to friends and family or you could do what I do and keep them for yourself. For example, today only (or so they say), Sirius Satellite Radio is offering its Starmate 5 radio (in my best TV commercial voice) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    Eight Questions with the Quick & Easy Boys

    Mosca Photography​ Lots of good stuff comes out of Portland. You got your Voodoo Doughnut, your Sweetpea Baking Company, your Hillstomp and your bike-friendly streets (notice no mention of the Trail Blazers--Go Lakers!). Well, add another item to Portland's awesome list because the Quick & Ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    On the Road Again

    Hey, don't blame me. It's not my fault I've got that Willie Nelson song stuck in my head. Like waking up and having to pee, I almost have to. You see, I'm hitting the road for about a week. Leaving tomorrow morning. First stop Portland. Click here to see/hear what I'm talking about.

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Listen to the Band: Dusty Angel and the Have Nots

     Don't be alarmed folks. Despite his crazed outward demeanor on stage, or in the photo to your left, Dusty Angel is really just a nice, approachable guy. In fact, if you are a musician and happen to peddle your sonic wares in the belly of Downtown Long Beach, then chances are you actually have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    The Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Feelin' It

    David Serby & the Sidewinders

  • Film

    July 20, 2006

    Exquisite

    Embarrassed and undestroyed, Leonard Cohen at 71

  • Music

    February 2, 2006
  • Film

    June 9, 2005

    Pop Will Eat Itself

    The movies that stopped living and became mixed-up zombies

  • Columns

    January 6, 2005

    How Green Was My Valley?

    Tsunamis, bloody abortions, and the Painter Of Light, Thomas Kinkade!

  • Features

    December 16, 2004

    In the Presents of Greatness

    What to buy for the person who knows everything

  • Columns

    November 25, 2004

    The Devil in Ms. Jones

    Turn and face the strange changes

  • Unknown

    February 27, 2003
  • Music

    January 17, 2002

    The Most Hated Band in America?

    Phobia isnt a patriotic band

  • Features

    September 27, 2001

    Los Alamitos

    Home of the meat pie

  • Columns

    June 14, 2001

    More Les for Me!

    Dont do the House like you did Lindas Doll Hut

  • Music

    May 3, 2001

    Bastards of Young

    Insurgent country terrorizes Anaheim!

  • Columns

    March 15, 2001

    In Praise of Faux Castrati

    And list in the lines in Willie Nelsons face

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Space Cowboy

    20 reasons why I love Willie Nelson

  • Unknown

    January 18, 2001

    Jim Jakel

    Drummer for Split Decision, original cable guy

  • Features

    September 14, 2000
  • Music

    August 17, 2000
  • Music

    August 10, 2000

    Seedy Review

    New albums, old sounds

  • Music

    March 30, 2000
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