M83 performed at a sold out show at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on Jan. 13, in support of their double album Hurry Up, We're Dreaming. Big Black Delta opened. All images by Andrew Youssef.
M83 at the Music Box on November 10, 2011 review
M83's Anthony Gonzalez Brings His Love...
Penguin Prison performed at the Constellation Room in Santa Ana. Polaris at Noon opened. All images by Mary Bell.
Penguin Prison on Cashing Checks With Lana Del Rey, Being in a Boy Band and Occupy Wall Street
Dirty Vegas Canceled at Detroit Bar Last Night
NOFX performed at House of Blues Anaheim on Jan 13, 2012, the first of two nights at the venue. Old Man Malarky opened. Read our review of the night here. All images by Mary Bell.
New Year's Eve 2011 with NOFX slideshow
The OC Music Awards' second live band competition was held at the District in Tustin on Jan. 10. Nicole Vaughn, Erick Macek, Allensworth, Moonsville Collective and Headshine performed. All images by Mary Bell.
OC Music Awards Announces the 2012 Showcase Series Artists and...
The Colourist performed Jan. 9 at the Constellation Room in Santa Ana. All photos by Mary Bell.
The Colourist: Working on a New Release, Plus a Live Session via Noise Coalition
Rene Zellweger Sucks: The Colourist and May McDonough's take on Empire Records
The Amazing Colourist
It was a retro and rocksteady affair at The Copper Door on Friday, Jan. 6. Lightning Flash gave a live performance while DJs Bobby Soul (OC Music Awards nominee), Thee Selector and King Tone manned the turntables. All photos by Ed Carrasco.
Jukebox Bailout at the Basement Lounge
Orange County's own PawnShop kings headlined the House of Blues Anaheim on Jan. 6. Robert Jon & the Wreck opened. All photos by Mary Bell.
Come Together: Benefit for Brita With Parker Macy, PawnShop Kings, Billy Kernkamp and More
The PawnShop Kings Model Stetson...
Winter's first big swell hit Orange County this week and surfers flocked to the beaches to ride waves as high as 15 feet. Weekly photographer Kevin Lara hit Huntington Beach on Jan. 7 to catch some of the action, where waves were at a 7 to 8 ft high. All photos by Kevin Lara.
The 2012 OC Music Awards have kicked off and on January 3, 2012, the first Best Live Band showcase took place. The night featured Jeramiah Red, Paulie Pesh, the Gromble, Strange Birds and James Fletcher at the Detroit Bar. Visit ocmusicawards.com for more info. All images by Christopher...