Music


Posts filtered by tags: Top Stories OCR[x]


 

Country star Brantley Gilbert cancels Pacific Amphitheatre performance due to illness

Country music singer-songwriter Brantley Gilbert has canceled his Thursday, July 29 show at Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa. The “Bottoms Up” and “One Hell of an Amen” singer announced Wednesday morning that the show won’t go on as planned due to illness, but did not provide further details. “Due to illness, Brantley Gilbert will no longer be performing at The Pacific Amphitheatre this Thursday, July 29,” Gilbert’s team said in a statement posted on the venue’s social media pages. “Please con...
Tags: Music, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ticketmaster, Concerts, Gilbert, Costa Mesa, Brantley Gilbert, Roger Daltrey, Orange County Fair, Pacific Amphitheatre, Top Stories OCR, Music + Concerts, OC Fair


The Greek Theatre reopens: Check out the performers scheduled to play the LA venue

After being shut down during what would have been its 90th season in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles will officially reopen on Sunday, Aug. 1. While closed, the city-owned venue took the opportunity to restore and seismically retrofit its terrace sections upon the hill and install hundreds of brand-new seats to provide better sightlines, AP Diaz, executive officer of the Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks said during a recent interview. The Greek ...
Tags: Music, London, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Mtv, Smokey Robinson, Long Beach, Monkees, John Legend, North Carolina, Slipknot, Rufus Wainwright, Silver Lake


The Greek Theatre reopening: Check out the performers scheduled to play the LA venue

After being shut down during what would have been its 90th season in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles will officially reopen on Sunday, Aug. 1. While closed, the city-owned venue took the opportunity to restore and seismically retrofit its terrace sections upon the hill and install hundreds of brand-new seats to provide better sightlines, AP Diaz, executive officer of the Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks said during a recent interview. The Greek ...
Tags: Music, London, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Mtv, Smokey Robinson, Long Beach, Monkees, John Legend, North Carolina, Slipknot, Rufus Wainwright, Silver Lake


LA’s Greek Theater reopening to celebrate its belated 90th birthday with Joe Bonamassa

Two decades ago, blues guitarist and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa was a struggling musician, cooped up in his apartment near the corner of Los Feliz Boulevard and Vermont Avenue, watching the tour buses of rock bands rumble by on their way up to perform at the Greek Theatre. While the Greek has remained iconic, other things do change: Bonamassa is now headlining the venue on Sunday, Aug. 1 as it kicks off its 2021 season and celebrates its postponed 90th anniversary. Related: The Greek Theatr...
Tags: Music, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Mtv, Long Beach, Jordan, Slipknot, Concerts, Ben, Michelle Shiers, Hollywood Bowl, Joe Bonamassa


‘Sublime’ at 25: Remembering Bradley Nowell and the Long Beach band’s massive hit album

On July 30, 1996, Sublime released its self-titled mainstream debut on MCA Records. Although the Long Beach band had already put out two independent albums prior to this one, “Sublime” was different. It went on to sell over 18 million copies worldwide, spawning several singles including “What I Got,” “Santeria,” “Wrong Way” and “Doin’ Time.” The album was popular on both radio and MTV, thanks to an eclectic sound that intertwined elements of punk, ska, reggae, funk and hip-hop, as well as sample...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Texas, Lana Del Rey, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Earth, Rome, Things To Do, Soccer, Mtv, Willie Nelson, San Diego, Long Beach, Heart


Cynthia Erivo talks Hollywood Bowl debut and the influence of Barbra Streisand

Cynthia Erivo is a very busy woman. The acclaimed actor and singer makes her Hollywood Bowl debut on Friday, July 30, singing songs by legendary voices from Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald to Nina Simone and Aretha Franklin. Portraying that last icon in the National Geographic Channel’s “Genius: Aretha” just earned Erivo an Emmy nomination for best actress in a limited series. Actor-singer Cynthia Erivo makes her Hollywood Bowl debut as a singer on Friday, July 30, 2021. (Photo by Terrell...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Aretha Franklin, New York City, Disney, Sport, Tom Hanks, Things To Do, Soccer, United Kingdom, Heart, Kate Winslet, Robert Zemeckis, Mary J Blige, Nina Simone, National Geographic Channel


Live Nation is offering $20 all-in tickets to select Southern California shows

Beverly Hills-based concert promoter Live Nation announced on Thursday that it’s celebrating the return to live music by offering fans $20 all-in tickets to nearly 1,000 shows this year at over 40 Live Nation-run amphitheaters all across the country. For a limited time starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 28, fans will be able to access the $20 tickets, including taxes and fees, to participating concerts at LiveNation.com while supplies last. Here are some of the upcoming concerts with $20 all-in ...
Tags: Music, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Pitbull, Megadeth, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Liz Phair, Southern California, Concerts, Luke Bryan, Celine Dion, Brad Paisley


The Rolling Stones coming to SoFi Stadium as band relaunches its No Filter Tour

The Rolling Stones announced the return of its No Filter Tour, which will be coming to the all-new SoFi Stadium in Inglewood on Sunday, Oct. 17. “We want to thank you all for your patience during this very difficult and unprecedented time,” the band posted on its official website Thursday morning. The British rock icons were forced to postpone the remaining dates of the tour back in 2020 due to the spread of COVID-19. The tour did sell out the Rose Bowl in Pasadena in August 2019 during the firs...
Tags: Music, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Vw, San Diego, Pasadena, Rose Bowl, Ticketmaster, Southern California, Concerts, Inglewood, Nancy Wilson, Desert Daze, Lake Perris, Top Stories LADN


Orange County Brew Ska Ska returns with Less Than Jake, Hepcat and The Aggrolites

The Orange County Brew Ska Ska will make its return this summer with an all-new line-up of artists including Less Than Jake, Hepcat, The Aggrolites, Mustard Plug, The Toasters, Bite Me Bambi and Half Past Two on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado. The craft beer and music fest is the ska-flavored extension of Orange County-based Brew Ha Ha Productions’ annual flagship event, Brew Ha Ha, which is now in its 11th year. The show is open to all ages, but those 21 and older can select...
Tags: Music, California, Sport, Park, Things To Do, Soccer, Iowa, Music Festivals, Coachella, Orange County, Concerts, NOFX, Pennywise, Oak Canyon Park, Top Stories OCR, Music + Concerts


How the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Prince and more became photographic icons

For Gered Mankowitz, a rock ‘n’ roll photographer in England in the ’60s, it was a constant fight to have the pictures he made of artists such as the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix and the Small Faces taken seriously. “It was the packaging, it was something to knock off, it was a glossy to be given to a magazine,” Mankowitz says on a recent video call. “And yet I and dozens of my contemporaries were trying so hard to make the best of it, to try and do something special, stretch the genre, and give...
Tags: Music, Hbo, England, TV, New York, London, California, La, New York City, Samsung, Carl Barat, Sport, Ap, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Yoko Ono


Midland is ready to get rowdy with country fans at MissionFest in San Juan Capistrano

Country music trio Midland is ready to get back in the saddle and reconnect with fans when they headline the MissionFest Music, Wine & Food Festival at The OutPost at Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano on Saturday, July 10. “It’s like being a flower and not being allowed to bloom and not having the bees around to pollinate,” Midland vocalist-guitarist Mark Wystrach said during a recent phone chat, referring to not being able to perform during COVID-19 restrictions. “This is ...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Cameron, Elton John, Music Festivals, North America, Southern California, Concerts, Jake, Midland, Devin Dawson, Hollywood Park, Devo


Midland is ready for MissionFest in San Juan Capistrano, and its rowdy country fans

Country music trio Midland is ready to get back in the saddle and reconnect with fans when they headline the MissionFest Music, Wine & Food Festival at The OutPost at Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano on Saturday, July 10. “It’s like being a flower and not being allowed to bloom and not having the bees around to pollinate,” Midland vocalist-guitarist Mark Wystrach said during a recent phone chat, referring to not being able to perform during COVID-19 restrictions. “This is ...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Cameron, Elton John, Music Festivals, North America, Southern California, Concerts, Jake, Midland, Devin Dawson, Hollywood Park, Devo


Insomniac’s Day Trip festival relocates again, days before event, refunds fans for tickets and travel

Days before Insomniac launches the inaugural Day Trip Festival, the concert promoter announced that it will relocate the event to a third venue and will refund people who purchased tickets. Day Trip is moving to the NOS Event Center in San Bernardino July 3-4, more than 70 miles away from its most recently announced location at the new SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. Insomniac founder Pasquale Rotella took to Instagram late Tuesday night to explain to fans what happened, citing an unforeseen permitti...
Tags: Music, Instagram, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Elton John, Music Festivals, Las Vegas, Coachella, West Coast, North America, San Pedro, Concerts, San Bernardino, Inglewood


What’s coming to FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine this summer and how to get tickets

FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine has announced its full-capacity return and a stacked line-up for its 2021 concert season. The 12,000-capacity outdoor venue, which has served as a temporary replacement for Orange County’s beloved Irvine Meadows since 2017, has rescheduled several shows from its 2020 season and added new rock, country and metal acts and a few festivals. FivePoint Amphitheatre is located at 14800 Chinon in Irvine, just outside of the Orange County Great Park and it’s a five-minute...
Tags: Music, Tesla, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Elton John, Willie Nelson, Sugarhill Gang, Iggy Azalea, Orange County, Megadeth, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Concerts, Luke Bryan


Roger Daltrey cancels Pacific Amphitheatre concert

Roger Daltrey announced on Friday that he’s been forced to cancel his Aug. 29 show at Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa. “When I booked these shows several months ago I was confident that things would be back to normal by August,” The Who frontman shared on social media. “But due to the uncertainty of the current travel situation and the challenges for a UK act to be able to perform in the USA, I have reluctantly decided to cancel the shows. I hope to re-book them in the near future, and to tho...
Tags: Music, Usa, UK, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ticketmaster, Concerts, Costa Mesa, Roger Daltrey, Pacific Amphitheatre, Top Stories OCR, Music + Concerts, OC Fair, Dwight Yoakam Roger Daltrey, Flaming Lips Colbie Caillat Pepper


Elton John will play final shows in North America at Dodger Stadium in 2022

Elton John has announced new dates for his long-running Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Final Tour. The lengthy goodbye kicked off in September 2018 and John made sold-out stops at The Forum in Inglewood, Staples Center in Los Angeles, Valley View Casino Center in San Diego and Honda Center in Anaheim. Now that the jaunt has officially relaunched after dates were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, John will be playing his final shows in North America at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles Friday,...
Tags: Music, Microsoft, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Elton John, San Diego, Music Festivals, John, North America, David Furnish, Concerts, Anaheim, Phil, Honda Center


Foo Fighters announce full-capacity concert at The Forum, ticket information

Following its sold-out show at Madison Square Garden in New York this week, rock band Foo Fighters announced they’ll be the first band to play a full-capacity show at The Forum in Inglewood in over a year. The band will take the stage on Saturday, July 17. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 25 at Ticketmaster.com. During the pandemic, the L.A.-area group performed a livestreaming show for fans at The Roxy in West Hollywood on Nov. 14 and dropped its tenth studio album, “Medicine at Midni...
Tags: Music, New York, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Pasadena, Ticketmaster, Concerts, West Hollywood, Canyon Club, Madison Square Garden, Inglewood, Agoura Hills, Billy Ray Cyrus, Michael Des Barres, Top Stories LADN


Fans celebrate at Boots in the Park music festival, the first since COVID-19 mandates lifted

On Saturday, country music fans were ready to party. As they began entering the gates of Boots in the Park at SilverLakes Equestrian and Sports Park in Norco around noon, they rushed to set up lawn chairs and blankets in the grassy seating area and hurried to one of the multiple bar tents to get that first beer or sweet cocktail to cool down on balmy, yet breezy, 90-plus degree day. “We came here so we could drink with people,” Amee Brown of Riverside said. She and a group of girlfriends gathere...
Tags: Music, California, Sport, Park, Austin, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Las Vegas, Coachella, Morrissey, Southern California, Concerts, Derek, Phoenix, Hurley


Netflix docuseries ‘This Is Pop’ explores the making of music from Abba to Zapp

When the creators of the new Netflix series “This Is Pop” began thinking about how to tell the story of pop music in an eight-episode docuseries, they looked first to the model of their ongoing series “Hip-Hop Evolution,” which last year finished its fourth season on the same streaming network. That series traced the development of rap and hip-hop from a now-legendary party in the Bronx in 1973 where DJ Kool Herc set in motion a series of events that would lead to the genre and its many offshoot...
Tags: Music, Toronto, Sport, Tom Hanks, Netflix, Lego, Things To Do, Soccer, Justin Bieber, Harry Potter, Elvis Presley, Philadelphia, Espn, Bronx, Abba, Oasis


OC Fair adds Flaming Lips, Colbie Caillat, Pepper to its 2021 Pacific Amphitheatre line-up

OC Fair has added more shows to its 2021 Toyota Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa. Pepper with Pacific Dub and Common Sense will take the stage during the run of the OC Fair on Saturday, July 31 ($22.50); Colbie Caillat and Natasha Bedingfield will perform a post-fair show on Friday, Aug. 20 ($22.50-$62.50); Orange County’s Pacific Symphony will present a live-to-film “Toy Story” concert event Saturday, Aug. 21; rock band Flaming Lips with Greer will play a post-fair sh...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Morrissey, Cypress Hill, Ticketmaster, Concerts, Inglewood, Greer, Irvine, Natasha Bedingfield, Caillat, Pacific Amphitheatre, Top Stories OCR


Kiss announces Irvine concert as band returns to finish its The End of the Road Tour

Rock band Kiss announced it would finally complete the last leg of its The End of the Road farewell tour, which was cut short in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The band rescheduled dates and added a few more stops for this year, including an evening at FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine Thursday, Sept. 9. Tickets for that show go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 18 at LiveNation.com. Upgrades and details for an exclusive presale for the Kiss Army can be found at kissonline.com. Kiss formed in N...
Tags: Music, New York City, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Dubai, Kiss, Morrissey, Cypress Hill, Concerts, Inglewood, Simmons, Roll Hall of Fame, Hollywood Park, Devo


Dropkick Murphys and Rancid will bring tour to Los Angeles and Santa Ana

Punk rock bands Dropkick Murphys and Rancid are hitting the road together later this summer with support from The Bronx. The trek kicks off in August and comes to California for multiple dates in October with shows at Frost Amphitheater in Palo Alto Thursday, Oct. 7; a festival performance at Aftershock at Discovery Park in Sacramento Friday, Oct. 8; the Observatory OC Festival Grounds in Santa Ana Saturday, Oct. 9; Gallagher Square Park at Petco Park in San Diego Sunday, Oct. 10; Vina Robles Am...
Tags: Music, California, Boston, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Palo Alto, Things To Do, Soccer, New Zealand, San Diego, Dropkick Murphys, Morrissey, Cypress Hill, Paso Robles, Tim Armstrong


5 simple ways to organize your music collection, according to DJs and experts

Even after a year without concerts or clubs, music hasn’t stopped. Between a hefty amount of new digital releases in recent months and vintage vinyl sales online, maybe you’ve invested money and time into your own music collection since the COVID-19 pandemic started. If you have, it’s time to organize, or re-organize, what you have. To help you get started, we turned to local DJs for their tips on keeping music collections tidy. You’ve invested money and time into your music collection, so it’...
Tags: Google, Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Getty Images, Things To Do, Soccer, Don, Reyes, Gomez, David Gomez, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF


10 Record Store Day 2021 releases to seek including Prince, Beck, the Police and more

Like everything else fun in 2020, the annual tradition of Record Store Day got walloped in the spring by COVID-19. And sure, they held a pair of makeup dates in the fall, but amid the pandemic and lockdowns, it just wasn’t quite the same. Now, thanks to needles in arms making headway against COVID-19, the needles in the arms of our turntables are going to get a treat, too. Record Store Day 2021 returns for the first of two dates on Saturday, June 21. It comes back around on Saturday, July 17, wi...
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Wales, Boston, Beck, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Sport, Nasa, Things To Do, Soccer, Prince, Al Green, Hamburg, Southern California


OC Fair adds Dwight Yoakam, Roger Daltrey and more to Pacific Amphitheatre lineup

OC Fair has added several more shows to its 2021 Toyota Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, as well as new shows inside The Hangar. A few of the concert dates at Pacific Amphitheatre will take place after the OC Fair run, which kicks off July 16 and runs through Aug. 15. Country star Dwight Yoakam will perform along with Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys on Friday, Aug. 13 ($25-$65); Rock band Goo Goo Dolls will take the stage with support from Sister Hazel during a post-fai...
Tags: Music, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ticketmaster, Southern California, Van Halen, Concerts, Los Lobos, Hazel, Dwight Yoakam, Costa Mesa, Roger Daltrey, Chase Rice, Goo Goo Dolls, Pacific Amphitheatre


Morrissey, Blondie, Devo, Bauhaus top 2022 Cruel World Festival lineup

The inaugural Cruel World Festival is back on and heading to Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on May 14, 2022. The ’80s infused single-day fest was originally scheduled to take place back in 2020 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, but it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Southern California promoters Goldenvoice announced on Monday that the festival will make its debut in 2022 with most of its originally announced line-up including Morrissey, Blondie, Bauhaus and Devo. Crue...
Tags: Music, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Stagecoach, Pasadena, Rose Bowl, Clubhouse, Southern California, San Pedro, Concerts, Carson, Tyler Farr


‘American Idol’ winner Chayce Beckham ready to start career, go fishing with Luke Bryan

Early on during the finale of “American Idol,” show judge Luke Bryan told Chayce Beckham that he’d already earned one prize the Apple Valley singer-songwriter had been after all season. “Chase has kind of been teasing about wanting to do some bass fishing one day,” the country star and fishing enthusiast said as Beckham smiled broadly on stage. “So listen, me and you, right now, you’ve earned your bass fishing trip with me.” As well as the fishing trip, Beckham was also declared the winner of th...
Tags: Music, Abc, Ryan Seacrest, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Nashville, Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Beckham, Southern California, Luke Bryan, Bryan, Willie, Apple Valley, Seacrest, Jimmy Smits


Rise Against frontman talks Irvine tour stop, new album and supporting Anaheim’s Chain Reaction club

Rise Against frontman Tim McIlrath said he’s is fully vaccinated and ready to get back out on the road, but he’s still cautious. “The finish line is the vaccine,” the 41-year-old Chicago native said during a recent phone interview. On Mother’s Day, McIlrath went out to enjoy his first Blackhawks hockey game with his family since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and admitted to getting teary-eyed as he experienced “some semblance of normalcy.” “I think we’re emotional about it because deep down...
Tags: Music, New York, Colorado, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Southern California, San Pedro, Metro, San Bernardino, Anaheim, Irvine, Mcilrath, Jason Siegel, Brandon Barnes


Wildfires, pandemic and protests inspired James’ new album, says singer Tim Booth

For most of a decade, Tim Booth of the English rock band James loved the quiet, peaceful life he and his family had found in a rustic hillside neighborhood of Topanga Canyon. It was the perfect place to relax and recharge after weeks in hotels and buses on tour with the band he’d been part of for nearly 40 years, and it offered all of that sunny optimism that drew him from his homeland in the first place. “That’s why I moved to California, to get some of that optimism in my bones,” Booth says on...
Tags: Music, England, Taylor Swift, California, America, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Gwen Stefani, Portland, Las Vegas, Miss America, Ventura County, Jeff Bridges, Leonard Cohen, Malibu


Pacific Symphony to stream free concert Tuesday to mark anniversary of George Floyd’s death

COSTA MESA — The Pacific Symphony will stream a free concert Tuesday in tribute to George Floyd, marking the one-year anniversary of his death at the hands of Minneapolis police. The Pacific Symphony, in partnership with the Fresno Philharmonic, Monterey Symphony and the San Jose Chamber Orchestra, commissioned Emmy Award-winning composer John Christopher Wineglass to write “Alone Together,” a piece that addresses social issues and systemic racial disparities. Music Director Carl St.Clair will c...
Tags: Facebook, News, Minneapolis, California, Youtube, California News, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Classical Music, Social Justice, Costa Mesa, Segerstrom Center, Renee, Copland, Pacific Symphony



Filters
show more filters
June - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
July - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
July - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031