Several band members went solo on Jan. 7: Dustin Kensrue (Thrice), Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids), Chris Conley (Saves the Day), Anthony Raneri (Bayside), Ace Enders (The Early November) and Evan Weiss (Into It. Over It) at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana. Read our review here. Read our review here. All images by Matt Oliver.
"Leave the drama for your mama, just come out and have a ball." Wild Records presented Luis and the Wildfires, Gizzele, The Strung Ramblers and more performed at the Observatory and Constellation Room on Feb. 4. All images by Matt Oliver.
Wild Records' Old-School DIY
The Volcom-supported National Scholastic Skateboarding League held their contest at the Volcom Outdoor Skatepark in Costa Mesa on Feb. 3. Six Orange County high schools and five OC middle schools competed. All images by Johannes Dewald.
Dubtroit was held at the Constellation Room in Santa Ana on Jan. 31. DJD, Steady, Pablo Hassan, Tealong and Pavarotti performed. All images by Matt Oliver.
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Crosses performed a sold out show at the Glass House in Pomona on Jan. 31. It was the debut show featuring Chino Moreno of the Deftones and Shaun Lopez of Far and Chuck Doom. Dawn Golden & Rosy Cross and Secret Empire opened. All images by Andrew Youssef.
Long Beach got a whole lotta Lou Reed on Jan. 27. He began with a signing and spoken word set at Fingerprints record store followed by an evening in conversation with Bob Ezrin at the Carpenter Center. All images by Mary Bell.
Read our interview with Lou Reed here.
Stevie Wonder capped off the three-day Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco on Sunday night. Before the headlining set, there were performances by Bloc Party, Tom Morello, Fun, Franz Ferdinand, Jack White, Skrillex and Rebelution, among others. Photographer Christopher Victorio brings back...
Happy Birthday Alex's Bar Reigning Sound, the Strange Boys, Thee Cormans and Death Hymn Number 9 on Jan. 27 to celebrate the 12 year anniversary of one of the iconic bar in Long Beach. All images by Meg Strouse.
Death Hymn Number 9 Says Marvin Gaye was a Pussy Ass!
The White Buffalo performed at the Constellation Room in Santa Ana on Jan. 26. Cory Chisel opened. Check out our interview with the Buff himself here. All images by Mary Bell.
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