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  • Eat your heart out, 'Mr. Jones'

    Eat your heart out, 'Mr. Jones'
    Adam Duritz wants to be Bob Dylan — or so he says in "Mr. Jones." Maybe the Counting Crows frontman didn't transform into the senior Dylan. But he did form a close friendship with the iconic songwriter's son, Jakob, leader of the Wallflowers....
  • Review: You can count on these Crows

    Review: You can count on these Crows
    “Don't it always seem to go, that you don't know what you got till it's gone.” And so it felt when Counting Crows finished their set Sunday night at the OC Fair. They played for two hours, but I was desperate for at least two more when...
  • Save Ferris, or save your money?

    Save Ferris, or save your money?
    While fans would usually show excitement for a reunion show of a favorite band, Save Ferris fans are marching to the tune of disapproval. In its heyday in the '90s third-wave ska scene, Save Ferris played hits like "The World Is New" and a cover of...
  • Pacific Symphony plays for the hometown crowd

    The symphonic sounds of summer resonated Friday night before an estimated 1,600 people who came to hear the Pacific Symphony play a free outdoor concert in Costa Mesa. The community event at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts plaza celebrated the city's...
  • Roger Daltrey to play the OC Fair, for charity

    Roger Daltrey to play the OC Fair, for charity
    Roger Daltrey doesn't perform at fairs. Usually, anyway. Saturday’s concert at the Pacific Amphitheatre will be his second such gig in a career spanning 50 years. The first was in Minnesota in the 1990s. The details escape him, he said — it's...
  • Review: Boz Scaggs show brings house down

    Review: Boz Scaggs show brings house down
    Boz Scaggs' show Sunday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts featured a riveting performance by a singer who galvanized the room, brought the audience to its feet and turned one of Orange County's stateliest venues into something close to a mosh pit....
  • A new season for Midtown Men

    A new season for Midtown Men
    The Midtown Men bicker all the way to the stage — as brothers might. The singers could be arguing about which socks look best or which attorney to bring on board, and the next instant, they're straightening ties or tossing towels to one another....
  • The Who singer to step in at OC Fair

    The Who singer to step in at OC Fair
    Roger Daltrey, longtime lead vocalist of The Who, has stepped in to replace a band that had featured the late Ray Manzarek at this year's OC Fair concert series. Daltrey, whose rough-and-ready voice carried "Baba O'Riley," "My Generation" and other...
  • Classically Trained: Seeing off a career in style

    Visits from the Vienna Philharmonic and the Boston Pops Orchestra are a few of the highlights ahead in the 2013-14 Philharmonic Society of Orange County concert season. The season for the Irvine-based nonprofit, which has presented world-class music...
  • Classically Trained: With donations, the band plays on

    The League of American Orchestras and Newport Beach arts philanthropists Phil and Mary Lyons have given the Pacific Symphony funds to extend Santa Ana Strings. The symphony's music education program — also aided by Santa Ana-based THINK Together &#...
  • Classically Trained: Notes for the new year

    The Pacific Symphony has some crowd-pleasing music set to bring in the New Year. The series at 8 p.m. each night from Jan. 10 to 12 will feature Beethoven's Violin Concerto and Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade." Grammy-winning Canadian violinist James...
  • She's got an ear for acoustics

    She's got an ear for acoustics
    Alfred Hitchcock was once quoted as saying, "I enjoy playing the audience like a piano." And so does Eileen Jeanette. The vice president of artistic and orchestra operations for the Pacific Symphony keeps a keen eye on how many people have bought...