Wild Child and Roughhouse at House of Blues, Anaheim

Wild Child Roughhouse Date: June 10, 2017 Location: House of Blues, Anaheim Story This night wound up becoming the second time that I would view Wild Child all within the same circumstances. I won free tickets from the same promoter as I did two years ago and from the same venue, House of Blues in Anaheim….

Los Cafres and Jackie Mendez at House of Blues, Anaheim

Los Cafres Jackie Mendez Date: June 12, 2017 Location: House of Blues, Anaheim Story I collected free tickets for the concert through the app Thrillcall (thank you)! I became ecstatic at the opportunity to view a band from Argentina live in person. I had hope to win tickets through one of the contests that I entered…

The Blasters and Cutty Flam at The Parish, Anaheim

The Blasters Cutty Flam Date: June 9, 2017 Location: The Parish, Anaheim Story After being open for 5 months I finally obtained free tickets at the House of Blues, Anaheim. For a while I believed that I would never see another free show here. The first free show turned out to be The Blasters, whom I’ve…

Roadcase Royale at The Rose Pasadena

Roadcase Royale MIRAGE Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band Date: June 2, 2017 Location: The Rose, Pasadena Story There were many big artists performing this particular night all over Southern California. It’s official, summer has started now that big name artists are going on tour. I noticed that The Rose posted on their Instagram page mentioning locations in Pasadena…

Mon Laferte and La Misa Negra at House of Blues, Anaheim

Mon Laferte La Misa Negra Date: May 26, 2017 Location: House of Blues, Anaheim Story I made the grave error of delaying buying tickets until two weeks prior to the concert. Low and behold it sold out a few weeks prior to the big day! I’ll never repeat the blunder of  lingering to buy tickets to…

Foghat at The Rose Pasadena

Foghat Date: May 25, 2017 Location: The Rose, Pasadena Story A few hours before doors opened the decision became clear that I would attend this concert. Goldstar had a fantastic deal that I ultimately could not turn down. I arrived during the last minutes of the first opening bands performance which based on the crowds reaction did…

New Found Glory and Slick Shoes at The Observatory

New Found Glory Slick Shoes Date: April 22, 2017 Location: The Observatory, Santa Ana Story Won free tickets through an Instagram contest. Picking up a friend of mine, we were off to the sold out show. To be honest, I never heard of NFG’s music, only familiar with their name. My friend’s knowledge of the band…

RIP Chris Cornell

Woke up to the shocking news this morning that Soundgarden and Audioslave singer Chris Cornell passed away. News is still breaking in as to the cause of death, but many outlets are reporting that it might have been a possible suicide. Cornell’s representative Brian Bumbery stated that the death came “sudden and unexpected.” Cornell was…

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime and Fayuca at House of Blues Anaheim

Badfish Fayuca Date: April 15, 2016 Location: House of Blues, Anaheim Story This concert turned out to be more of a hangout with friends then for the music. Plans for this concert came about last minute as I tagged along with my friend and his girlfriend. Through an app I obtained free tickets for myself and partner…

The Pixies and Public Access TV at Fox Theater Pomona

The Pixies Public Access TV Date: April 21, 2017 Location: Fox Theater Pomona Story The Pixies ventured on a 2017 United States to promote their latest album Head Carrier; released on September 20, 2016. Prior to this announcement the last time The Pixies played in Southern California was in 2014 when Paz Lenchantin joined the…

Dreamcar and Sharp/Shock at The Constellation Room

Dreamcar Sharp Shock Date: April 5, 2017 Location: The Constellation Room Story Dreamcar performed their first official show on April 5th at The Constellation room in Orange County. For the past three years the band members have been creating music together which until tonight had never been performed in public. The band consists of No Doubt members…