| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Brooklyn Allman understands why people with an interest in rock ‘n’ roll history get a little anxious when they find out she’s not using her actual first name, Layla.
Why would a singer with a blood connection to one of the great...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Mike Ness of Social Distortion and his wife, Christine, will be honored during the sixth annual Pipeline to a Cure Gala, benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa on Saturday.
The event is also a...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:54 PM
There were several highlights during the sixth annual Pipeline to a Cure Gala, benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Saturday night.
Certainly Mike Ness of Social Distortion taking the stage for a rare collaboration with local 80s cover band...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:50 PM
How best to describe a New Year's Eve party that featured a Gatsby theme and a 1980s cover band at a luxurious hotel in Dana Point?
From Tuesday night into the new day of 2014, the party was alive with mayhem, debauchery, dancing, drinks and grand...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 3:39 PM
In the ‘50s, the Everly Brothers arrived like a mirage from some deep Southern dream – boyishly handsome, guitar-playing siblings whose voices blended into something haunted, almost mystical.
“When we first heard it, it blew us away,&...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Close your eyes and imagine what a tribute to the Everly Brothers featuring Norah Jones and Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day would sound like. "Foreverly," Jones' and Armstrong's ode to the brothers' work, sounds identical to the renditions of the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Jay Z led the pack in the race for Grammy Awards earning nine nominations including one for Rap Album and two nominations in the Rap/Sung Collaboration category. Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake also scored big...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:23 AM
"American Idiot": The stage musical spun around Green Day’s ambitious 2004 album is now on a road tour, and will deliver the Berkeley trio’s angsty punk anthems starting Tuesday night at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. All the...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The Green Day musical “American Idiot” has more of a sensibility than an actual plot.
Seriously, you could text all the dialogue in a few minutes and still have enough juice in your phone to download the Broadway cast recording, which I...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:29 PM
More than anything, the creative team behind the Broadway musical “American Idiot” wanted to take care of Green Day’s baby.
The road tour of the musical, formed primarily from the punk band’s 2004 concept album of the same name...