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  • Calendar

    July 3, 2014
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    October 3, 2013

    Maroon 5

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

  • Calendar

    September 12, 2013
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    September 5, 2013

    Backstreet Boys

    Verison Wireless Amphitheater

  • Calendar

    August 1, 2013
  • Calendar

    June 27, 2013

    July 4th Extravaganza

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

  • Blogs

    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.

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    [UPDATED with Reports from the Two Towers] Have the T-Mobile Cell Phone Towers in Surf City Found New Homes?

    Joshua Peters​UPDATE, Nov. 18, 4:21 P.M.: The two meetings about controversial T-Mobile cell-phone towers that took place in Huntington Beach this week--Wednesday's at the city's Central Library, about a tower that was originally supposed to go in Bolsa View Park, and Thursday's at Harbour View El ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 8, 2011

    Jack's Sixth Show

    Verizon Wireless

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    OC Man Gets Huge Cell Phone Bill

    T-Mobile's slogan: "Get more!"​We all know that cell phone companies are making a killing nowadays.But one Orange County man probably isn't happy that he was targeted to make T-Mobile's 2010 profit margin even larger.How much was his bill one month?

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    The Rascal Flatts Go Fest Show at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Rescheduled

    ​Live Nation announced that due to illness, the Go Country 105's radio festival show featuring  Rascal Flatts has been postponed. Previously set for Saturday, Oct. 9 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, it has been rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 17 at Verizon W ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 19, 2010

    Dave Matthews Band

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2010

    Live Nation Tickets For $10--Today Only

    photo by Photography by Chad Sengstock​If you were dying to watch the Jonas Brothers, go to the Ozzfest and watch Dahga Bloom at the House of Blues but didn't have the cash, you're in luck. For today only, you can buy select Live Nation tickets to various Verizon Wireless Amphitheater and House of ... More >>

  • Music

    June 10, 2010

    It's Reader's Choice!

    [Summer Guide] Choose your own musical adventure this summer—regardless of time, money or personal taste, we've got the concert for you

  • Calendar

    May 13, 2010

    Ximena Sariñana

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Jack Johnson Announces Tour Dates, 98 Percent of Orange County Celebrates

    Christopher VictorioJack Johnson, wearing a Save Trestles T-shirt, performing at the Irvine Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on August 29, 2008.​​Chief mellow music maker Jack Johnson has announced a new slew of tour dates for his upcoming To The Sea Tour, spanning from early July on the East Coast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    Judge Allows Scary-To-Parents HB Cell Tower Suit To Continue

    ​Back in April, we brought you a heartwarming tale of civic involvement, governmental responsiveness and corporate accountability that's just the kind of thing we all thought we'd see more of in Barack Obama's America 2.0.We're talking about the case of Huntington Beach's Harbour View Elementary S ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 1, 2009

    Go Fest 2009

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

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    September 10, 2009

    Dave Matthews Band; Switchfoot

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

  • Calendar

    August 20, 2009

    Aerosmith; ZZ Top

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Slideshow: Saturday's No Doubt, Paramore, the Sounds Concert at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    Andrew Youssef​It's No Doubt Central around here. Amanda Parsons threw up the setlist from Friday's show, and here are Andrew Youssef's pictures Gwen, Tony, Tom and Adrian-filled from Saturday's way beyond sold-out gig (he couldn't even stay past three songs, poor guy). Coming up: John Gilhooley's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 30, 2009

    No Doubt w/ Paramore, The Sounds

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Live Nation Going 'All-In' Today

    The Fray kicking back.Sure, it's fun to hate Live Nation for being a giant corporation that seems to control every big concert tour in the world, but they're making it pretty tough to do so this summer. Since starting "no service fee Wednesdays" last month, they've (as one might guess) dropped those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    With Arms Wide Open (Again)

    A recently reunited Creed is performing Sept. 30 at Irvine's Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Insert your own joke here. The show was actually announced back in April, but now it's totally official and all that.Staind opens. Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 27, at 10 a.m. through Live Nation.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Cheap lawn tickets on sale today

    Concert promoters LiveNation are offering a pretty good deal for upcoming shows at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (and other venues across the country that, if you are reading the OC Weekly, you probably don't care that much about). The catch is, it's good only today.Anyone who buys lawn tickets ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 14, 2009

    KROQ's Weenie Roast

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Another Day, Another Cell Tower Rejected

    The proposed Woodbridge (Irvine) cell-tower mentioned in the opening to the cell-madness story in the latest Weekly has, unsurprisingly, been canned. As our story noted, residents were skeptical when T-Mobile presented its plan in an informational meeting on April 29 at the Woodbridge Village Associ ... More >>

  • News

    May 7, 2009
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    May 5, 2009

    KROQ Weenie Roast lineup announced

    The 2009 version of KROQ's annual summer blowout, the Weenie Roast y Fiesta, is hitting the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater May 16. That's like less than two weeks away, so get on it. Bands include Weezer (who still don't have or bassist Matt Sharp back in the band, even though everyone knows they sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Incoming: Snoop Dogg, Slightly Stoopid and Stephen Marley at Verizon in July

    Conventional wisdom says that smoking pot makes you lazy, but here comes Snoop Dogg, back up in our area this coming July, just a little more than six months after his day-after-Christmas 2008 Glass House show. (That our Ryan Ritchie reviewed here.) The industrious young(ish) man will be coming to V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    HB Council Moves to Spike School-Adjacent Cell Tower

    Signs were posted near the construction site.Spencer Kornhaber / OCWRemember that brouhaha last Thursday about a cell tower being built next to a Huntington Beach elementary school? Remember the outcry from parents, the indignation from school officials, and the petition from the kid who expressed a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    Is That a Cell Tower Near Your Playground or Are You Happy to See Me?

    What are you doing here?UPDATED WITH COMMENT FROM THE CITY...Weekly editor Ted Kissell encountered more than the usual wet heads, skinned knees and freckled faces scooting into his neighborhood Harbour View Elementary School in Huntington Beach this morning. He also ran into parents pissed off not a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    NKOTB!!!!!!!!!!!

    The recently reunited New Kids on the Block are coming to Irvine. The question is, are you ready?The group plays July 10 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater and tickets go on sale Saturday, which means interested parties should probably start lining up asap. Now, I could go on and take all sorts of che ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 12, 2009

    Rascal Flatts; Jessica Simpson

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Incoming: Def Leppard, Poison and Cheap Trick at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    Let's get let's get let's get rocked. Def Leppard, Poison (pictured, duh) and Cheap Trick are coming to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine on August 30. Tickets are on sale 11 a.m. this Saturday, March 7. No word on prices yet, or if the arsenal of Rock of Love Bus with Bret Michaels skanks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Incoming: No Doubt Returns to Orange County! Eventually.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Incoming: MX Live Fest with Alejandra Guzman and Aleks Syntek

    Even if you're still trying to figure out last night's Lost season premiere, perhaps you can take some solace in the announcement of this Latin rock show, MX Live Fest at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine on March 21. The bill includes  headliner Alejandra Guzman (pictured, Google image s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    CANCELED: Velvet Revolver in Irvine

    Friday's VR show at the Verizon Wireless (Irvine Meadows) Amphitheater has been canceled due to ongoing fire-related health concerns. The show, with Alice in Chains and Sparta, was to be band's final U.S. gig before stops in Japan and Australia. A Live Nation rep said the show has been *tentatively ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 27, 2007

    Trendzilla

    "These newfangled phones are incredibly handy—letting us respond to e-mails from the boss whenever and wherever we want."

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2007

    Overheard in the Courthouse

    "But I thought the cops couldn't hear me talk on Nextel." --Twentysomething criminal defendant, who ridiculously believed police couldn't monitor his Nextel walkie-talkie "chirp" communications, to his annoyed lawyer in an Orange County courthouse hallway, Sept. 7, 2007.

  • Music

    August 9, 2007

    Travel Alternatives

    Sultry Spanish Nights

  • Music

    August 2, 2007

    Extreme Projectiles

    Sounds of the Underground Summer 2007 Tour

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2007

    Dude, you're ruining your career

    Does anyone recognize "Chad" from his Alltel wireless' recent spate of lame serialized commercials? He plays this sort of blond self-important dickhead behind a kiosk in the mall. His rivals, a wimpy bag of nerds representing the other wireless carriers, are always conspiring to make him stop offeri ... More >>

  • Music

    May 26, 2005
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    May 30, 2002

    Haiku-O-Rama!

    The summer music preview!

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    No Dial Tone

    Trapped in cell-phone hell

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