This local watering hole boasts stiff drinks and a great down-to-earth atmosphere perfect for relaxing with a group of friends. The crowd is mixed and you can catch anyone from weathered natives to college students mingling before live sets. Most nights host talented bands from all over the county. Genre doesn't matter, so long as you don't suck. This is one of the few places in the area where you can go and experience an indie folk, hardcore and ska show all in the span of a single weekend. Just come prepared to feel some body heat. If the place does have air conditioning, it's definitely not prone to using it, so if you're going to show after 10 p.m. on a Saturday night you had better be a people person!
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The don’t-give-a-fuck attitude of OC’s garage-rock scene was destined to produce a band as debauched as Cum Stain. Established last year, their unhinged punk spirit powers designed-to-offend titles such as “I Broke My Dick,” “Suck Her for You”... More »