December 12, 2012 |
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Hollywood Bowl Fleetwood Mac, May 25 (Mon.) Honda Center Fleetwood Mac, May 28 (Mon.) The Wiltern Imagine Dragons, March 20 (Fri.) Gibson Amphitheatre Gilberto Gless y La Cupitos, Feb. 2 (Fri.); Hot 92.3 MLK Jr. Holiday Festival with Cameo, Jan. 19 (Sat.) Troubadour I4AI, Jan. 5; PLaNETS, Jan. 10; the Suits, Jan. 11; Like Giants, Jan. 12; Tycho, Jan. 13-14; Wax, Jan. 15 (now)
December 10, 2011
EVENTS Gem Faire World-renowned jewelry designers, importers and manufacturers come together for one of the largest gem and jewelry shows on the West Coast. Peruse plenty of gems, beads, crystals and minerals or learn to make your own charms at the DIY jewelry classes and demonstrations. OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m..; (also Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.) $7 for a weekend pass. (503) 252-8300. gemfaire.com Progressive International Motorcycle Show Check out hundreds of new bikes from leading manufacturers including Aprilia, Beta, BMW, Brammo, BRP, Darwin, Ducati and more at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show.
December 8, 2011
For many, there's no better way to get into the holiday spirit than with a face-meltingly good rock show. For that, KROQ-FM's Almost Acoustic Christmas has got you covered, with a mainstream-leaning Saturday lineup headlined by Blink 182, and featuring Bush, Incubus, Social Distortion and more. Sunday boasts performances by the Black Keys, Death Cab for Cutie and Jane's Addiction, among others. Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk, 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City. 4 p.m. Sat.-Sun.
December 7, 2011
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Walt Disney Concert Hall Willie Nelson, March 13 (Sun.) Los Angeles Theatre Wilco, Jan. 27 (Sat.) Gibson Amphitheatre Trans-Siberian Orchestra, April 1 (Fri.); Hot 92 Love Affair with the Intruders, Bloodstone and more, Feb. 10-11 (Sat.) The Wiltern Elvis Costello & the Imposters, April 17; Young the Giant, Feb. 11 (Fri.) El Rey Theatre Punch Brothers, March 10; Galactic, March 29; Todd Snider, March 30 (now)
January 16, 2011
At long last, you can talk about "Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes. " SoCal punkers Social Distortion ? with a music life that totals more than 30 years ? return with their seventh studio album, their first release in more than six years. Have a listen and let out your inner angst. (Tuesday) Long for a blond Ryan Reynolds? Talk about the DVD release of "Paper Man. " If you're not into watching Reynolds buried alive in "Buried" (also out on DVD), then watch his indie flick "Paper Man. " It's about a washed-up writer who develops an unlikely bond with a teenager from Long Island ?
January 9, 2011 |
During his three decades at the helm of Social Distortion, singer, guitarist and songwriter Mike Ness has repeatedly turned to the rich vein of his own hardscrabble life as a hell-raising teen and then a heroin-addicted rock musician. But in putting together the band's new "Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes" album, the Orange County punk band's first studio collection in six years, Ness seems to have reached the "enough about me" stage in his ongoing efforts to keep his long-running band supplied with fresh subject matter.