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Against Me! deliver powerful and inspiring performance at The Observatory

It was a powerful and inspiring night of music this past Friday as punk rockers Against Me! took the stage at The Observatory. With the occasional crowd surfer, Against Me!’s  positive energy was absolutely intoxicating. Led by the empowering front woman, Laura Jane Grace, she gave a perfectly fierce performance smashing on her guitar and […]

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Action Bronson busts out the space shoes and rhymes at Observatory show; truly Mr. Wonderful

This was hands down the best show I have ever seen at The Observatory. Action Bronson is a breed of his own rapping. Not only can he bust mad rhymes, but he has such a fantastic sense of humor. The man radiated on stage with an incredible energy. With a stage presence that makes you […]

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Jedi Mind Tricks bring out “The Thief and the Fallen” at The Observatory in Santa Ana

Jedi Mind Tricks took over The Observatory in Santa Ana this past Sunday for a solid evening a real and raw underground hip hop. The Philly natives have been laying down the beats and rhymes since 1993 and are still rolling strong. Performing in support of their new album, The Thief and the Fallen which […]

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Warren G Takes Us Back to the “Regulate…G-Funk Era” at the Observatory

It doesn’t get any smoother than Warren G. The Long Beach rapper packed The Observatory in Santa Ana this past Thursday to bring back his classic album, Regulate…G-Funk Era in all its smooth-ass 90s entirety. That’s right, Warren G played the whole damn thing in full. No doubt about it, it was pure 90s hip hop bliss […]

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Juicy J Back at the Observatory with another bangin’ performance, drops free mixtape Blue Dream & Lean 2

Juicy J  is no stranger to The Observatory in Santa Ana. He performs at this venue a lot and every time he does, he never disappoints. This past Sunday was yet another incredible sold-out Juicy J show at The Observatory. Even before the Memphis, Tennessee-bred rapper hit the stage, the crowd was chanting his name in […]

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Baby Bash heats up the Observatory with smooth hip hop and infectious R&B

Baby Bash at The Observatory this past Monday was straight up on point! It was like taking a walk down memory lane. The Southern California rapper brought the heat and there were no signs of stopping. As soon as Baby Bash hit the stage, fans already had their phones up in the air ready to record and […]

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Young Jeezy blasts fans with bass and swagger at sold-out Observatory show

It was raining hip hop this past Tuesday at the Observatory when Atlanta’s native son, Young Jeezy hit the stage for a sold-out performance in celebration of his latest full-length record Seen It All: The Autobiography. All I can say is that there was so much bass in his show, it literally felt like I […]

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Blood Brothers incite a crowd-surfing frenzy at the Observatory Santa Ana

Photo: Lindsay Wiles It was just a few months ago that the Blood Brothers put on a ferocious reunion show at FYF Fest. The iconic post hardcore quintet followed up their FYF date last night with a manic show at the Observatory in Santa Ana. Naturally, fans went mad as this was the band’s first […]

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