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  • The 6 best songs from the '90s swing revival

    The 6 best songs from the '90s swing revival

    For a brief moment during the ‘90s, we did swing. The swing revival is one of the more curious music movements in recent memory. Born out of thrift shops and hopeless, romantic nostalgia for an era that a generation grew up venerating, the swing revival burned short, but bright. It was a time in...
  • Kenny G will perform at the City National Grove of Anaheim on March 30. Get tickets right here on AXS

    Kenny G's 5 best covers

    If there is anyone who isn’t a stranger to a cover song, it’s saxophonist Kenny G. He’s penned plenty of his own songs, but a good cover is never out of the question for G, who has peppered his catalog with covers since the beginning of his career. And Kenny G has never been too picky about what...
  • 5 performances that prove The Fab Four is the best Beatles tribute act around

    5 performances that prove The Fab Four is the best Beatles tribute act around

    For two decades, The Fab Four have laid claim to being the best Beatles tribute act in the world. And despite a rotating list of cast members and players, the group has managed to retain its authenticity, delivering pitch-perfect performances of some of The Beatles’ most beloved hits, eight days a...
  • David Crosby to open North American tour at City National Grove of Anaheim

    David Crosby to open North American tour at City National Grove of Anaheim

    Legendary singer-songwriter David Crosby will kick off his highly-anticipated North American tour on April 18 at the City National Grove of Anaheim. The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, who was a founding member of both the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, recently recaptured fans...
  • The Squirrel Nut Zippers to swing and shout at City National Grove of Anaheim

    The Squirrel Nut Zippers to swing and shout at City National Grove of Anaheim

    It's been 20 years since the Squirrel Nut Zippers shook audiences with their seminal album Hot and it's hit single "Hell." Still just as fired up two decades later, the offbeat North Carolina band will bring their grooves and theatrics to the City National Grove of Anaheim on March 31. SNZ rose to...
  • The Fab Four to bring Beatlemania to the City National Grove of Anaheim

    The Fab Four to bring Beatlemania to the City National Grove of Anaheim

    Get ready to meet the Walrus all over again: the Fab Four will showcase their Ultimate Tribute at the City National Grove of Anaheim on April 1. The globally-famous SoCal tribute band will give spot-on takes of the band's most notable work, ranging from the early British invasion days to their...
  • Meet the stars of the greatest Elvis tribute show around, Elvis Lives

    Meet the stars of the greatest Elvis tribute show around, Elvis Lives

    The world of Elvis Presley impersonators is strange and surprisingly cutthroat. For one, you don’t call the vessels of Elvis’ legacy “impersonators.” They are “Elvis Tribute Artists” (ETAs). And it’s not enough to throw on a white suit, grow some half-assed muttonchops, and stroke your hair into a...
  • The Naked Magicians are coming to the City National Grove of Anaheim on March 30. Get your tickets on AXS!

    Watch: The Naked Magicians give fans a peek at the magic they can expect at upcoming shows

    Though it’s easy to be distracted by, um, all the other things that are going on at a Naked Magicians show, don’t forget that beyond the strategically placed top hats, the Australian duo is serious about their magic. It’s perhaps the first magic show that simultaneously leaves little to the...
  • One of Kenny G's many colorful videos

    Kenny G's 5 best music videos

    Throughout the history of the music video, one genre that never lent itself to the groundbreaking medium was jazz. Look, we’re trying not to sound like Ryan Gosling from “La La Land” here, but there probably aren’t a lot of jazz music videos because jazz is pure feeling, man. It’s emotion, violent...
  • The Naked Magicians are coming to the City National Grove of Anaheim on March 30!

    The Naked Magicians dish on first naked show, their strangest fan encounter and more (Watch)

    One word you would never use to describe The Naked Magicians is “shy.” The magic duo has made a career out of pulling off baffling magic tricks while baring their “magic wands” (their words, not ours) in front of thousands of people. But while they are no stranger to letting it all hang at the drop...
  • The Naked Magicians will bring the world's naughtiest magic show to the City National Grove of Anaheim on March 30!

    Watch: The Naked Magicians tell fans what to expect at their upcoming City National Grove of Anaheim show

    A good magic show always delivers on surprise, and if it’s one thing that Australia’s Naked Magicians have at their shows, it’s loads of surprises. Dubbed the “world’s naughtiest magic show,” Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler have traveled their home country and abroad, delivering a spectacle that...
  • Bianca Del Rio will stop by the City National Grove of Anaheim on April 15

    Bianca Del Rio's riotous Not Today Satan Tour set for City National Grove of Anaheim show

    You probably know her from season six of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” but since coming out on top on RuPaul’s drag competition, Bianca Del Rio hasn’t rested on her laurels. In 2016, she starred in her full-length film “Hurricane Bianca,” while Del Rio also stayed busy on the comedy circuit. Following her...
  • Noel Paul Stookey and Peter Yarrow

    Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey's 10 most amazing moments

    Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey were two-thirds of the legendary folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary. The group came out of the fecund folk scene of the early 1960s centered around Greenwich Village in New York City. They were one of the first folk acts to gain commercial success and went on to be a...
  • Peter Yarrow and Paul Stookey will be perfroming at the City Grove of Anaheim on Feb. 18

    Peter Yarrow and Paul Stookey carry on the legacy of Peter, Paul and Mary at the City National Grove of Anaheim

    Peter Yarrow and Paul Stookey were two-thirds of the legendary folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary who came to prominence during the folk renaissance of the early 1960s. Standouts in the heady New York folk scene, the group became famous for songs like “Puff, the Magic Dragon” and their cover of Bob...
  • Kenny G and Weezer team up for one of the most interesting collaborations in their respective careers

    From Warren G to Weezer: Kenny G's most surprising collaborations

    Kenny G has been a lot of things during his long career. Multi-instrumentalist. King of the adult contemporary radio waves. Fledgling comedian. The bearer of hair locks that all men aspire to emulate. And, perhaps surprisingly, he’s been an adventurous and open-minded collaborator. Outside of his...
  • Smooth with the jokes: 5 of Kenny G's most hilarious moments

    Smooth with the jokes: 5 of Kenny G's most hilarious moments

    Though it may have started off "cool," cool jazz and its spawn, smooth jazz has been a long-running pop culture punchline. The genre’s unobtrusive qualities and its failure to excite or subvert the wider musical culture makes smooth jazz the antithesis of cool, radical’s archnemesis. The funny thing...
  • Kenny G to visit City National Grove of Anaheim this March

    Kenny G to visit City National Grove of Anaheim this March

    He’s saxy and he knows it. Prolific saxophonist Kenny G will bring his striking sounds to Southern California audiences at the City National Grove of Anaheim this March. Known for his energetic stage presence, distinctive tones and impressive mane of curls, the woodwind virtuoso enchants fans of...
  • Common Kings will release their debut full-length album Lost in Paradise on Feb. 3. 

    Interview: Common Kings on perfecting the good vibes

    When asked about his band’s forthcoming LP, Common Kings bassist Ivan Kirimaua jokes it's “something new, something fresh, something hip!” Although they may not be chasing those designations deliberately, the rising pop-reggae outfit has certainly honed in on "something" distinctly catchy.  Hailing...
  • Us The Duo do the top hits of 2016.

    Watch Us The Duo's top hits of 2016 in three minutes

    Us The Duo is back with their bread and butter: the top hits of 2016 in three minutes. The husband and wife pop team cleverly open up the YouTube video with some theatrics. The Alvarados cruise into frame with teacups, Carissa then spills on Michael. This playfully leads into the “Look what you’ve...
  • Jerry Seinfeld is but one of the many celebrities Cesar Millan has helped

    5 celebrities who have turned to Cesar Millan for help with their dogs

    Bad dogs happen to good people. Even celebrities. Over the course of his remarkable career, the “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan has helped countless people discover how to have a better relationship with their dogs. That includes some of the biggest celebrities from the worlds of comedy, music...
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