On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, a.k.a. Holy Ship!! (There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events.) T ... More >>
Vain loukkaantuminen tai vastaava muu takaisku estäisi Teemu Selänteen uran jatkon, kirjoittaa asiasta hyvin perillä oleva toimittaja . . . Oops, sorry, forgot to turn on the English translation to Veikkaaja magazine's very Finnish report about 41-year-old right wing Teemu Selänne planning to pl ... More >>
A dream-world of ideas, bolted shut
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 >>
Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native. Read the archives here. Last week, I said I'd probably rearrange this list every time I took a look a ... More >>
Mary Bell/OC WeeklyDelta Spirit at BuskerFest in Long Beach in 2010South By Southwest revealed a whole slew of new acts confirmed to play at official showcases during the annual music and film conference in Austin. This is the third list of musicians to be released. The venues and dates they ... More >>
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 www.aperfectcircle.com then. They'll also be available at venue box offices, Ticketmaster.com and Livenation.com.
Tim CadienteLeft to right: James Iha, Matt McJunkins, Billy Howerdel, Josh Freese, Maynard James Keenan.If you didn't manage to catch A Perfect Circle the last time around (click here to see our review), good news: The band just announced a new slew of North American tour dates, including a Los A ... More >>
"Extremely sad to hear of Jay's passing," writes Beck about death of Jay Reatard. "Only got to play with him once, but had the honor of doing a split single together. Thanks for the songs Jay---you will be missed." Click for "In Memory of Jay Reatard." Click here for interview I did with Jay Rea ... More >>
Full tour dates have finally been announced for archetypal OC success stories No Doubt's tour with Paramore--we've known for a while that they were going on tour at some point and the first date would be May 3 at the Bamboozle Festival in NJ, but now we've got the whole sched, and the three month-is ... More >>
A certain music festival and conference held annually in the sleepy hamburg of Austin, Texas announced their initial slate of performers this year, and there's not an Orange County or Long Beach band among them. We had several acts in last fall's CMJ Music Marathon, so this is kind of a bummer. Keep ... More >>
More bad news for a local band: Matt Costa and his band, currently in the middle of the North American leg of his worldwide tour, had their gear stolen after playing a show in Winnipeg, MB. For any struggling musician trying to bring their music to your cities, this is probably the worst thing tha ... More >>
Two independent festivals join forcest in Mickey's backyard
The Saddest Music in the Worlds surreally funny sob story
John Samson sat down with a guitar, and Weakerthans came out
Conductors! Rock Stars! Restaurateurs! Poets!