| Mar 4, 2015
| 9:06 AM
When she was still a teenager, Emily Kopp recorded an EP that opened with a song titled "Potential," a simple, uncynical appreciation for the encouraging words she heard growing up in Plantation.
In the accompanying video, scenes of Kopp at home,...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 9:00 PM
This is a great weekend for a walk, because no matter what the weather, it's not snowing. So when the FAT Village Art Walk rolls around on Saturday night, we’ll widen its sphere of influence with a stroll over to Argyle Coffee Roasters, which has...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A star-studded crowd of musicians and scribes flocked to the Beverly Wilshire Tuesday night to celebrate legendary singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks at the 62nd annual BMI Pop Awards.
Adam Levine, Shakira, Sheryl Crow, Lady Antebellum and Vanessa Carlton...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A lot of folks in the music business talk about betting the house on a hunch, but veteran Top 40 deejay and TV show host Bob Eubanks is one who literally did just that when he arranged for the Beatles to play at the Hollywood Bowl 50 years ago.
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The Huntington Beach Food, Art & Music Festival brought big-name music to the state beach over the weekend with a lineup including Jefferson Starship, Missing Persons, the Gin Blossoms, Sheila E., Michelle Branch, Mark McGrath, Dramarama and John Popper....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Outside of writing this column, I spend a lot of time working as a music journalist. As I travel to interview artists and review shows, I'm always left wondering why Huntington Beach does not have a major performance venue.
That's one reason I was so...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Vegan Oktoberfest, the world's first vegan version of the annual German funfair is headed to Santa Monica on Oct. 4. From 1 to 6 p.m., there will be a German beer hall featuring live oompah bands, Bavarian maidens and a selection of vegan craft beer. At...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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After two sold-out performances last week in New York, the L.A. edition of Stones Fest, a musical salute to the Rolling Stones that benefits the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, will bring Michelle...
| Nov 11, 2013
A singer who just released his second Top 10 album in a row will play an area venue, it was just announced. And it’s no joke. Gavin DeGraw, who had three hit singles from his 2003 debut album “Chariot” and......
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:50 AM
One upside to a reality show running for more than three months is that you get a chance to change your mind.
That’s certainly the case with "The Voice."
With Monday’s performances from the final eight contestants, I think it’s...
| Sep 8, 2011
It was Buddy Holly Day in Hollywood as the late rock & roll singer was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a tribute concert....