Rob Thomas Plays Special Benefit Concert at Chumash Casino Santa Ynez, Ca.

Rob Thomas, best known as the frontman for Matchbox Twenty, played an extraordinary concert at Samala showroom in the Chumash Casino Resort, Friday night, March 29th. Not only was the show sold out long ago, but it was the largest audience at the venue since Stevie Wonder played there a few years ago. Music fans filled every nook and cranny of the showroom for the one-off concert.

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Flogging Molly Plays Chumash Casino In Santa Ynez California

Driving up to the tiny California mountain town of Santa Ynez on Friday, March 22nd, the landscape looked much like the rolling green hills of Ireland, after near-record rainfalls ended a seven-year drought all across the state. The bucolic scenery was a fitting backdrop for a Flogging Molly concert at the Chumash Casino Resort in the heart of the Santa Ynez mountains.

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Arlo Guthrie Returns to the Lobero Theater  

Arlo Guthrie returned to Santa Barbara’s historic Lobero theater to play a sold-out concert on Tuesday, March 19th. The iconic singer-songwriter, most famous for his anti-war protest anthem, Alice’s Restaurant, celebrated that song’s 50th anniversary two years ago, with a concert that was one of many that he has played at the Lobero.

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Day 3 of the 12th Annual Musink Festival Featured and Onslaught Of Veteran Punk Rockers

Travis Barker who is best known as the drummer of Blink 182 successfully brought the 12th annual Musink festival to Orange County Fairgrounds, March 8th to 10th. The three-day music, tattoo, and classic car event culminated Sunday with a retro Punk music line up featuring six veteran bands.The fairgrounds somehow provided the perfect backdrop for the uniquely Southern California gathering.

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Bush and Live Play “Secret” Concert at the Roxy to Announce National Summer Tour

The legendary Roxy theater on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood has been a showcase venue for some of the biggest names in rock music for over 45 years. The tradition continued on March 12th when 90’s Alt rock powerhouse bands Bush and Live played a secret show sponsored by local radio station KROQ.

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Interview with Danny Wagner of Greta Van Fleet – Appearing on Saturday Night Live

The young Michigan rock band Greta Van Fleet has been making a splash in the music world over the last few years after extensive festival appearances across the nation and around the world. But the band is on the verge of becoming a household name bolstered by their new album “Anthem Of The Peaceful Army” and an upcoming guest appearance on the Saturday Night Live show.

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Surfrider Benefit Brings Diverse Group of Song Writers to Alcazar Theater Carpinteria

A diverse group of songwriters brought their skills to the Alcazar Theater in Carpinteria, Saturday night November 4th. The intimate acoustic evening was organized by Ones To Watch Productions, the musical promoters who have brought a wealth of Americana music to local venues in Southern California. The historic 200 seat non-profit Alcazar theater, which was recently remodeled boasts accidentally perfect acoustics, due to its architecture. The tiny movie theater which doubles as a live performance hall has been a community treasure in the small town of Carpinteria since it first opened nearly 90 years ago. Volunteers served donated locally brewed beer and wine for $5 a glass and took bids on silent auction items like a surfboard and other surf related items.

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Announces 2019 North American Headlining Tour With Support From Crowbar, Weedeater, The Obsessed, And Mothership

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY will kick off 2019 with a long-anticipated North American headlining tour! Set to commence January 19th in San Antonio, Texas, and run through February 27th in Nashville, Tennessee, the month-long trek […]

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Blast From the Past and a Surge Of the Present – STP, Seether and Default Live!

Stone Temple Pilots along with Seether and Default kicked off their tour this week in Penticton BC. Where all the bands gave it their all and performed with a lineup that was memorable.

South Okanagan Events Center once again brought an amazing line up of bands to the valley. I came for all three bands Default, music as the bands were part of my life in my teens and 20’s and onward such as Seether.

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Frank Turner Delivers Folk Songs for the Modern Age at the Vogue

There were some die-hards at show 2228 for Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls when they tore it up at Vancouver’s Vogue Theater on September 8. Some who had been to one or more of the other three shows in the Pacific Northwest over the past few days and one loyal couple who had sold their tickets to another big name band in town on the same night.

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Album Review: Ouija Macc “Gutterwater” (Hip-Hop/Trap)

2018 has been a grand year for authentic wicket shit hip-hop! And with the release of Ouija Macc’s “Gutterwater” a new era of Psychopathic Records has fully descended upon the underground to take full control of the music industry and erase faux record labels once and for all. “Gutterwater” finds the Sin City Las Vegas emcee indulging in swift macabre theatrical raps over hallucinogenic acid trap inspired production that will undoubtedly leave the fans of the darker side of hip-hop in a nightmarish musical coma upon first listening. Ouija Macc’s violent, yet witty, lyrical wordplay deep inside this strong effort proves the latest hatchet man was destined to rock the mic since the morning his parents took him home from the hospital days after being born.

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