‘Up to Snuff’ Shines Spotlight on TV’s Most Accomplished Composer

On its surface, the story of William Garrett “Snuffy” Walden plays out like an expertly written drama. The innocence of youth, the tragedy of rock ‘n’ roll, the demise, the about-face and finally, the triumph. But as Up to Snuff shows, the heroic arc of real-life protagonist Snuffy is actually a much twistier tale that…

Read More

Crab Cooker Founder Leaves Legacy of Seafood and Songs Behind

Bob Roubian, founder of iconic Balboa Peninsula restaurant, The Crab Cooker, passed away over the holidays at the age of 91. Last night at the Newport Beach City Council meeting, Councilwoman Diane Dixon closed the session with a brief tribute to the local legend. 

Read More

Coachella 2018 Lineup Announced

Beyoncé, The Weeknd​​ and Eminem will be en route to Coachella Valley this April as headliners at the 19th annual music festival. Each spring without fail, thousands of Newport Beach residents sojourn across the desert to don their flower crowns and cut-offs at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Today, the official line-up was announced.

Read More

The Best Places for Live Music in Newport Beach

You really can’t beat the experience of sitting back, cold drink in hand, and taking in the sweet, sweet sounds of live music. Don’t get us wrong, canned music can be fine, good, passable even for a night on the town but much like canned tuna or those mini corns that come in a can,…

Read More