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Playin' Favorites: Don McLean Will Remind His McCallum Audience That There's Much More to Him Than 'American Pie'

Playin' Favorites: Don McLean Will Remind His McCallum Audience That There's Much More to Him Than 'American Pie'

Thursday, March 05, 2015  |  Brian Blueskye

Singer-songwriter Don McLean is best known for his 1971 hit single “American Pie”—but he’s enjoyed a string of other hits throughout his career.

After appearing at Stagecoach last year and stopping in Riverside last summer for a show, he’ll be returning to the area—specifically, the McCallum Theatre—...

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The Blueskye Report, March 2015: Don McLean, Kathy Griffin, Big and Rich, Gang of Four, and Much More!

The Blueskye Report, March 2015: Don McLean, Kathy Griffin, Big and Rich, Gang of Four, and Much More!

Monday, March 02, 2015  |  Brian Blueskye

It’s March … so we all know what’s comin’, weather-wise. We strongly recommend getting out and enjoying some fantastic events before the broiler gets turned on.

The McCallum Theatre’s schedule is full of music events in March. While Johnny Mathis’ March 7 and 8 performances are sold out, here are som...

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FRESH Sessions With All Night Shoes: March 2015

FRESH Sessions With All Night Shoes: March 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015  |  Alex Harrington

FRESH Sessions this month features a fantastic guest artist: Orange County-based tastemaker Death House of Love, aka Reid Horton.

Reid is not only a DJ; he also plays in a band called VIBES.

I had a chance to ask him a few questions about his own tastes in music, and what kind of sounds come to mind w...

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The Reluctant Artist: After a Lengthy Career Behind the Scenes, Steve Tyrell Now Basks in the Spotlight

The Reluctant Artist: After a Lengthy Career Behind the Scenes, Steve Tyrell Now Basks in the Spotlight

Monday, February 23, 2015  |  Brian Blueskye

For years, Steve Tyrell worked behind the scenes as a producer and songwriter for artists and movie soundtracks. However, his cover of “The Way You Look Tonight” for the 1991 film Father of the Bride pushed him out of the shadows and into the spotlight.

He will be performing at the McCallum Theatre on ...

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Live: Best Coast at Pappy and Harriet's, Feb. 20

Live: Best Coast at Pappy and Harriet's, Feb. 20

Sunday, February 22, 2015  |  Brian Blueskye

Child actress and singer/songwriter Bethany Cosentino started Best Coast with guitarist Bobb Bruno in 2009—and they immediately became the talk of the Los Angeles music scene. On Friday night, Best Coast played a sold-out show at Pappy and Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace—and made it clear there’s nowhe...

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Desert Rock Chronicles: Meet Yawning Sons, the Beautiful Result of a Multi-Continent Collaboration

Desert Rock Chronicles: Meet Yawning Sons, the Beautiful Result of a Multi-Continent Collaboration

Friday, February 20, 2015  |  Robin Linn

To tell the story of the Yawning Sons, you have to head across the pond and first tell the story of the Sons of Alpha Centauri.

The Sons of Alpha Centauri (pictured below) feature Marlon King on guitar, Nick Hannon on bass, Stevie B on drums and Blake on textures. They came up in Swale/Kent UK during...

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