Ten Places In The OC To Check Out Live Local Music

Looking for a good drink and some great music in Orange County? We put together a list of venues to check out to hear some live music and discover local bands.

The Wayfarer

843 W 19th St
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 764-0039
wayfarercm.com

The Wayfarer, which used to be The Detroit Bar, is a great local venue that is dedicated to local acts and touring giants. Once a punk music venue in the 80s, the place features a local band every Monday as part of a month-long residency. DJs, karaoke, and open mics fill in the gaps between concert nights, but if you are looking for a smaller venue with old-fashioned rock n’ roll, this is your place. Read more

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5 (and a half) Indie Theaters To Check Out

Looking for a theater to watch independent, foreign, or artsy films in Orange County? How about an affordable theater near you where you can relax and watch some of the newer releases? Here are five (and a half) theaters that you should check out to get your indie movie fix. Read more

Art Museums To Visit In The OC

Orange County, California is far more than its great beaches, surfing, and Disneyland. The Southern Californian region which also part of the inspiration for new wave of reality shows also has a pretty cool art scene. There are dozens of art galleries and museums for people of all ages and backgrounds to visit. Below are just a few of the local places filling up the summer with innovation, skill, creativity, and craftsmanship. Read more