Men, women and children in cities all across the state of California gathered in support of the overturning of Prop 8 on the evening of 3/4, the day before the California Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the validity of Prop 8. This particular event took place at Long Beach City Hall, please see our other slideshow for the Costa Mesa Eve of Justice gathering.
Ah, yes, another night in celebration of local music: Night Nine of the OC Music Awards Showcase took place at the Gypsy Lounge on 3/3. Barrett Johnson, Avenue of the Giants, the Union Line and Honey Pie performed. The OC Music Awards will be held April 4 at the Grove of Anaheim. See...
Obama fever has officially hit Legoland. The Carlsbad, CA, park has modified its U.S. Capitol model to illustrate the historic Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama. The display opens to the public tomorrow, Jan. 16, and will stay on through Memorial Day. Photos by Christopher Victorio.
On 3/28, OC Weekly held our first ever Pub Crawl in the city of Huntington Beach! With the help of the Surfrider Foundation, six of your favorite HB hangouts (Perq's, Avila's, Hurricanes, Sharkeez, Killarney and Gallaghers) and the totally perfect weather, our very first Pub Crawl was a...
It was one of the very best shows we've seen in a long time--let alone at Detroit Bar. Los Angeles-based Everest brought their always impressive live performance to Costa Mesa on 2/26. Two Guns and Billy Kernkamp provided support.
It was a day for indie love on April 21 at Coachella, as we checked out performances by Bon Iver, Kaiser Chefs, The Shins, Manchester Orchestra, Martin Solveig, and We Are Augustines. All photos by Megan Strouse.
Deep Sea Diver, fronted by Jessica Dobson (who was once described by the Weekly as the world's luckiest gal), opened for February's residency band, Free Moral Agents on 2/23. Visit myspace.com/deepseadivermusic for more info!
The annual Ragga Muffins Festival made its stop at the Long Beach Arena on 2/21 and 2/22. The two-day festival served as not just a living tribute to reggae legend Bob Marley but also reggae music itself. Enjoy photos from Day Two of Ragga Muffins!
The annual Ragga Muffins Festival made its stop at the Long Beach Arena on 2/21 and 2/22. The two-day festival served as not just a living tribute to reggae legend Bob Marley but also reggae music itself. Come back tomorrow for images from Day Two of Ragga Muffins!
So, Danzig might've not allowed any photographers--he WOULD do that, wouldn't he?--but the MUSINK Tattoo Convention and Music Festival spanned three glorious days at the Orange County Fairgrounds, 2/20-2/22. Bands like Atreyu, Manic Hispanic, Reverend Horton Heat, Story of the Year and...