As an avid concert goer it’s challenging to try to attend every single concert that comes your way, especially here in Southern California. With numerous venues of all sizes, countless band and artists make their way on tour through Los Angeles and Orange County. For this week here are concerts that I would attend if given the opportunity. All of the concerts are on the 21st and I already have a ticket for one of them!
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Brad Paisley at Honda Center of Anaheim (July 21st)
Brad Paisley is a rare breed. Not only is he a great singer who can croon a heart-melting love ballad as easily as a feel-good country-pop sing-along, he’s also a gifted songwriter, chalking up 21 No. 1s. To top it off, he’s a killer guitar player, busting out licks on his Telecaster that’d turn the heads of the best Nashville musicians. It’s a combo that’s landed him membership in the famed Grand Ole Opry, and won him numerous awards, including three Grammys, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards (including Entertainer of the Year). And Paisley’s showing no signs of slowing down. Led by the infectious single “Heaven South,” his 11th studio album, Love and War, debuted at No. 1 (his ninth in a row), and featured collaborations with everyone from Timbaland to Mick Jagger. Now you can catch Brad Paisley live in concert when his Weekend Warrior World Tour comes through Honda Center of Anaheim with special guests Kane Brown and Dan Tyminski.
Note: I’ll be attending this concert. This will be my first country concert and I’m excited for it! Paisley is one of the few country singers that I love to listen to; I bought five of his albums so far. This will be a real treat, if you’re on a fence to see him I would recommend going to this concert.
Dennis Quaid and The Sharks at The Rose (July 21st)
Dennis Quaid and The Sharks have been performing in front of thousands of people receiving rave reviews. He is not just another actor turned rock star — he is a rock star. Dennis Quaid is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist. He performs many original plus classic hits such as “Spill the Wine,” “Gloria” and many more. The band’s origins can be traced to one night when Quaid went to see actor Harry Dean Stanton and his longtime band (appropriately named the Harry Dean Stanton Band) perform at an L.A. club. Quaid was invited to join the band onstage. At first reluctant because of his decade-long layoff from music, Quaid finally did perform with the band and was successful enough that James, also a member of Stanton’s band, approached Quaid about starting a group of their own. James quickly began recruiting others for the band and it wasn’t long before Dennis Quaid & the Sharks, which specializes in “rock ‘n’ roll and country-soul,” was performing at L.A. clubs. The band even throws in a Jerry Lee Lewis song or two in the mix, such as “Great Balls of Fire,” which Quaid has firsthand experience performing, having played “The Killer” in a 1989 biopic. Quaid said the shows are as much fun for those in attendance than they are for the band. “(The audiences) have a blast, which is all we want,” he said. “I make a complete and utter fool of myself. I think that’s the only way to have fun (onstage), instead of trying to pretend to be cool and all the rest of that stuff.” Experience Dennis Quaid & The Sharks at The Rose in Pasadena.
X at The Canyon Santa Clarita (July 21st)
Four decades after the inception of X, one thing is clear: X was not only one of the most influential bands to crash out of the punk movement of the late ’70s, but the band’s music continues to be sonically groundbreaking today. Songs written during the group’s inception are as relevant and inventive today as they were in 1977. The band’s early albums, Los Angeles (1980), produced by Ray Manzarek of the Doors, Wild Gift (1981), and Under the Big Black Sun (1982) explored dark love and an even darker L.A. with the unflinching eye of a Raymond Chandler novel. As they released each ensuing album, More Fun in the New World (1983) and Ain’t Love Grand (1985), the band continued to grow sonically and politically, fearlessly mixing genres without ever losing its center. Each member went on to explore diverse careers — careers that included acting, art, writing, producing and multiple side projects. The fact is, no one sounds like X and no one ever will. Catch this legendary band at The Canyon in Santa Clarita.