Longtime Santa Ana singer-songwriter Richard Bernal and Santa Ana audio engineer and published author Conrad León present Kilson Street, a TV show with a focus on local musical talent. Kilson Street debuts with a showcase of Santa Ana band Electro City, with video that is coming soon to the Kilson Street YouTube channel. The show… Read More Bernal, León & Co. Present: Kilson Street
Mexican rock bands Zoé and Fobia come to Santa Ana’s Observatory Theater on Sunday, October 21st. Opening up for them are Los Bunkers. Doors open at 8pm. Tickets are available here. This will be Fobia’s second appearance in town. Santa Ana-based promoter MX Live Entertainment brought them to the downtown for the 2011 Cinco de… Read More Zoé & Fobia at the Observatory
The Observatory OC reports that this Monday’s Café Tacuba concert is sold out. There was speculation as to whether or not the asking price was too high, but never mind that. Café Tacuba, or any other Mexican rock group in Santa Ana is a hit. The Observatory is now Santa Ana’s official house of rock… Read More Café Tacuba in Santa Ana: SOLD OUT
Rock en español finally returns to Santa Ana, where shows of this type are incredibly and inexcusably few and far between. We’re lucky to get one a year. Mexican rock group Café Tacuba will perform at Santa Ana’s Observatory Theater (Formerly Galaxy Concert Theater) on August 13. Doors open at 7pm. This is an all… Read More Café Tacuba Comes to Santa Ana
This will be a two-part feature on Frank Saucedo, a lifelong resident and artist of the city. Frank demonstrated artistic inclination early on in life and applied his artistry to drawing, painting and music. Part I is about his musical side and Part II will be about his visual arts side. Frank, a composer, saxophonist… Read More Francisco B. Saucedo: An Original Santa Ana Artist, Part I
Thanks to Sam for writing this piece and allowing the re-posting of it here. Sam Muñoz is a fellow Santa Ana musician and writer on music. He’s the founder of the popular Santa Ana rock band The Inkblots. Their music is available on iTunes. For more of Sam’s writings on music click here for an… Read More A Discussion with Samuel Muñoz
Where’s the art music? In the orchestration. Therein lies the craft, the art. Orchestration is not something your neighborhood DJ or rock band is going to provide. This is another example of the fusing of pop and art music. De la Parra, conductor of the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas in New York City, collaborates… Read More Art Music of the Day: Vereda Tropical as Done by Alondra de la Parra & Co.