Category Archives: Music

Victor Wainwright & The Train Steam Into Laguna Beach With Boogie Woogie Blues At Mozambique

After winning the Pinetop Perkins 2018 Piano Award at the Blues Music Awards, Victor Wainwright brings his piano to Mozambique in Laguna Beach. The tour, in support of his new album Victor Wainwright & the Train, features Victor’s new band doing … Continue reading

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Scorpions with Queensrÿche Rocked FivePoint in Irvine for ‘Crazy World 2018’

The best sex I never had was to the Scorpions—all in my mind—as I listened to their music on the radio when I was young. Their guitar-playing and singing sounded so much like what I had yet to experience: good … Continue reading

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TODAY: ‘Kusama Infinity’ opens at the Nuart, Filmmaker Q & A Moderated by Flea of the Chili Peppers on Saturday

This story was UPDATED: 9/7/18 10:00 a.m. Best known for her polka dots, Yayoi Kusama is the “world’s best selling female artist,”  according to BBC Arts and Entertainment. Her “works have sold for over 65 million dollars… putting her 13th overall,” … Continue reading

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Scorpions Return to the U.S. to Pierce the Classic Rock Music Envelope; In Irvine for ‘Crazy World’ Tour

This time next year will be the 30th anniversary of the Music Peace Festival in Gorky Park, the festival that preceded the fall of the Berlin Wall and was the inspiration behind the Scorpions mega power ballad hit, ‘Wind of … Continue reading

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Pacific Opera Project Flies Into the ‘Ford’ with ‘Carmen’

Pacific Opera Project takes over the Ford Amphitheater this Saturday, September 1, 2018, with its most ambitious project to date: a staging of Bizet’s “Carmen” with a full cast, two choruses, and a 31 piece orchestra. Nora Graham-Smith will portray the … Continue reading

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Alice Cooper and Ace Frehley at The Greek 08/12/18

Bob Lee contributed to this post. Whenever Alice Cooper comes around with a new tour, like this summer’s “A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper,” you never know what kind of stage show he might have dreamed up. His 2000 Brutal … Continue reading

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Aquabats Rally Fans to Save The World by September 1st at 8PM!

The multi EMMY nominated and winning Aquabats have initiated a Kickstarter campaign for their Legion of Righteous Comrades to bring back The Aquabats! Super Show! This is the kind of show the whole family can enjoy. The Aquabats! Super Show! will be … Continue reading

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Feed Your Frankenstein for Under 20 Bucks at The Greek with Alice Cooper and Ace Frehley Sunday

Believe it or not, tickets for the Alice Cooper/Ace Frehley concert at The Greek Theater Sunday night are going for as low as $19.50. You might want to upgrade to $33 to get into the B Section, but you will … Continue reading

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Celebrate the 10th Annual Tanabata Festival in Little Tokyo

As part of Nisei Week, The three-day Tanabata Festival will be taking place over the weekend in Little Tokyo. The plaza in front of in front of JANM and The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA will be filled with streamers from the … Continue reading

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Canadian Gold – In Conversation With Randy Bachman

There have always been precious metals coming out of Canada in the form of hit records.  Gold was first discovered in Canada in 1960 and it’s name was Randy Bachman. Bachman, who founded both The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive … Continue reading

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