The NAMM Show is one of the largest music products trade shows in the world--musicians and hobbyists alike clamor every year to make the annual trip to the Anaheim Convention Center to mingle and gawk at the latest music equipment and old-school and modern-day rock stars alike. NAMM took place from 1/15-1/18, but these photos were taken on 1/16.
Costa Mesa artist Aaron Kraten and Los Angeles artist Keith Noordzy helps with the one-year anniversary of Costa Mesa's Box Gallery, 1/17. The exhibit, "Kraken and Kraten," runs through the beginning of March.
Ex-Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona was found not guilty of multiple conspiracy counts and one witness tampering count in Santa Ana federal court on 1/16, but he was still found guilty of another witness tampering count. According to federal prosecutors, 53-year-old Carona faces a sentence of...
The night's assault at Costa Mesa's Detroit Bar began with duo Magic Mirrors (myspace.com/magicmirrorss) and continued with 60 Watt Kid and Ariel Pink. DJ Heru John Basil filled the void between sets, 1/15.
The second installment of the OC Music Awards Showcase at Costa Mesa's Detroit Bar on 1/13. Live performances from the Sweet Sweet Things, Aushua, Venus Infers and Stereofix bring out the best crowds and a veritable Who's Who of the Orange County music scene.
Every week the OC Weekly's music blog, Heard Mentality, highlights a local club night and sends a photographer to shoot the mayhem. This week it was Compound Christmas with DJs Brian Thomas and JP at Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa on 12/27. Read the club pick here.