California Roots 2024: Day Three

The 13th Annual California Roots Music & Arts Festival came to a close on Sunday, May 26th at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. To kick off Day Three on the Cali Roots Stage was DMP (aka, Doorman’s Project), direct from the Solomon Islands. Island vibes were high with DMP, who proved to us just why they […]

California Roots 2024: Day Two

Day Two at California Roots Music and Arts Festival 2024 resumed on Saturday, May 25th, at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. The sun was shining and folks were smiling as they lined up early for another fun-filled day, kicking off with The Wide Eyed Kids on the Bowl Stage who played songs off their album Beautiful […]

Mac Sabbath makes mouths water at the Observatory OC

On Friday, March 22nd, Mac Sabbath invaded Orange County, California, headlining a show at The Observatory in Santa Ana. The eccentrically garbed, McDonald’s-inspired band was supported by the Venomous Pinks and O.C. veterans of punk, D.I. Venomous Pinks, the all-female punk band from Arizona, kicked things off with their high energy, getting the crowd in […]

Shamrock Rebellion packs punk pride into St. Patrick’s Day 2024

On March 16th, Silverado Canyon in Orange County, California played host to the inaugural Shamrock Rebellion festival: a celebration of music, culture, and unity that left an indelible mark on all who were fortunate enough to attend. With a lineup that spanned genres and generations, the festival showcased the incredible diversity and talent of today’s […]

Cali Vibes 2024: Day Three

As the sun rose above the horizon, casting a warm glow over Marina Green Park, the final day of the Cali Vibes Festival unfolded in a crescendo of music, culture, and community. The air buzzed with anticipation as eager concert-goers poured into the venue, ready to experience a diverse lineup of musical talent and immerse […]

Cali Vibes 2024: Day Two

As the sun rose, casting a warm glow over Marina Green Park in Long Beach, California, the second day of Cali Vibes Festival 2024 unfolded with an eclectic lineup of musical talent and vibrant vendors. Saturday, February 17th, was destined to be a day of rhythm, unity, and unforgettable experiences. The musical journey began with […]

Punk in the Park 2023: Day Two

On the vibrant and rebellious day of November 5th, the illustrious Oak Canyon Park in Orange County, CA, resonated with the powerful beats and rhythms of the third edition of Punk in the Park. This extraordinary event unfolded as a spectacular amalgamation of sensational live performances, adrenaline-pumping pro vert ramp demos courtesy of Vans, and […]

Punk in the Park 2023: Day One

On the vibrant day of November 4th, 2023, the sprawling Oak Canyon Park in Orange County, California, transformed into a punk haven as thousands of fervent punk enthusiasts flocked to experience the third edition of Punk in the Park. The event promised an exhilarating lineup of more than 30 incredible bands, a Vans Pro Skate […]

Flogging Molly sets Anaheim ablaze

On the memorable evening of September 5th, the City National Grove of Anaheim was set ablaze with the fiery performances of Flogging Molly and their supporting acts, the Vandoliers and The Bronx. This night would leave an indelible mark on the hearts of all who attended. Kicking off the festivities, the Vandoliers, hailing from the […]

Cali Roots 2023: Day Three

Despite the May grey weather, Cali Roots XII festival goers exuded nothing but sunshine! With two days already behind them, day three at the Monterey Fairgrounds boasted one of the most impressive lineups to date in the realm of reggae rock. The morning kicked off with a high-energy set from Santa Barbara based band, Cydeways, […]

Punk in the Park 2022: Day Two

On Sunday, November 6th the annual Punk in the Park Fest invaded Oak Canyon Park for the second day of beer, music and moshing. The fest provided another day of free beer tasting of more than 100 beers from dozens of differing breweries. By the time the sun set, everyone was ready for a second […]

Katchafire goes Belly Up in Solana Beach, CA

On September 16th, New Zealand legends Katchafire headlined at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach (a suburb of San Diego). They were supported by Ryan Gozo (of Tribal Seeds), who was showcasing his solo music. But, how did this all come together for me? Well, I was sitting on my couch one Friday afternoon […]