OC Nightlife & Music

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5 Secret Bars In Orange County

Sometimes you go to a place and it feels like a discovery. Try these bars for a place that feels like you’ve uncovered a real gem.

08/27/2015

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Best Beach Bars In Orange County

A beach bar is basically like a vacation where you don’t have to pack anything. Try these places for great food, great cocktails and views that will make all your non-California friends jealous.

08/13/2015

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Best Places To Discover New Music In OC

There is no doubt that a remarkable collection of musicians and bands with O.C. roots have sprung to stardom. Here are five attractive Orange County venues worth visiting if you’re into discovering sounds from musicians who never knew you’d love. These are the best places to discover new tunes in Orange County.

CBS Los Angeles–06/10/2015

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Best Monday Night Food & Drink Specials In OC

Whether it’s discounted wines or all-you-can-eat specials you want, try these places for great Monday specials.

04/30/2015

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Best Summer Concert Lineup In Orange County

Legendary is a great way to describe the concert lineup in Orange County this summer. Put these shows on your radar for this summer and you’re sure to have some memorable experiences.

04/09/2015

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Get The Movie Star Treatment In OC

Orange County is ready to help you party like a movie star. The Academy Awards are on Feb. 24 and here are five ways that you can channel your best inner movie star in OC.

CBS Los Angeles–02/14/2013

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Copycats: The Best Cover Bands In OC

Sometimes Highway 405 is backed up, you did not get that bonus you deserved, and gas prices are way too high, but you still want to see some awesome live entertainment. Don’t stress about going into Los Angeles for big-name artists, just check out the pageantry and ridiculousness of Orange County’s top cover bands. They cover all genres, all eras, and are guaranteed good times for half of the price.

CBS Los Angeles–12/13/2012

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Best Indie Rock Venues In OC

There are plenty of gigantic venues in the Los Angeles, but Orange County offers intimacy built just for indie rock. Indie can mean a ton of different styles, but small, sometimes quiet, and always personal is the mark of a true independent musician or group. Some of these venues look innocuous when you drive past them, but at night become beacons of light and hope for a generation of fans.

CBS Los Angeles–12/06/2012