| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:12 PM
With John Lennon and George Harrison of the Beatles, John Bonham of Led Zeppelin, Freddie Mercury of Queen and "the King of Pop" Michael Jackson all having left this world, the opportunity to see these icons perform live is now only available to...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
If the Latin alternative band La Santa Cecilia wins a Grammy Award on Sunday for its album "Treinta Días," it will have a long list of shout-outs to bestow.
To the merchants of Olvera Street, who remember when the band's lusty-voiced lead vocalist,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The lunch order at Lucy's El Adobe on Melrose was as follows:
Cesar Rosas: steak picado with corn tortillas.
David Hidalgo: chile relleno, with a beef taco dorado a la carte.
Louie Pérez: vegetarian burrito.
Conrad Lozano: steak picado, but...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 4:24 PM
A five-time Grammy Award winner, a band formed the lead guitarist from a top jam band and another formed by members of an iconic Philadelphia jam band will headline the second SteelJam festival Nov. 9-10 at the SteelStacks campus in......
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Of all the genres ArtsQuest covers in its seven music festivals at its SteelStacks campus, probably the most improvisational is the jam band music of SteelJam. Victor Wooten So maybe it shouldn’t be a surprise that the second SteelJam festival,........
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:44 PM
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The quick, sharp blasts of a pocket trumpet can be heard out in the courtyard. Inside a small Echo Park home recording studio, Asdrubal Sierra is adding his horn parts to a new song by Ozomatli. It's a...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:10 PM
A break in the mid-July heat saw a cool evening breeze blend with the hot collision of urban-Latino, hip-hop, salsa, dance-hall, cumbia, samba, funk, merengue and comparsa that has become the signature sound of Ozomatli at the Starlight Bowl this past...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:44 AM
California rockers Slightly Stoopid have covered a lot of stylistic ground since they, as high schoolers, were first signed to Sublime leader Brad Nowell's Skunk record label. The band has previously mixed skatepunk, off-kilter pop and hip-hop sounds....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The OC Fair has announced this summer's lineup for the Hangar, an aviation-style venue at the center of the Costa Mesa fairgrounds that hosts bands, celebrity chefs and even Lucha Libre wrestling.
The schedule for 2013, released Tuesday, begins July...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:49 PM
The Starlight Bowl summer concert series will kick off on July 4 with a “spectacular” fireworks show, officials announced.
The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. with jazz favorite High Street Band slated to take the stage.
Throughout the rest...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:08 AM
“Did you see Maroon 5 on ‘Saturday Night Live’?” Jeff Ament asked the other day. The Pearl Jam bassist wasn’t looking for an opinion on Maroon 5’s performance last weekend; instead, he was sharing his incredulity over...
| Nov 16, 2012
It's not even the weekend, and the Miami Book Fair International has so far delivered a who's who of celebrated authors in Tom Wolfe, Junot Diaz, Sandra Cisneros and others. Literary giants though they are, consider them a palate cleanser to what really...