Katy Perry, Coldplay, Goo Goo Dolls, Maroon 5, Pink, Train, Gwen Stefani & No Doubt, Foo Fighters, SEETHER, U2, Lincoln Park, Paramore, Five For Fighting, John Mayer, Smashmouth and more...I am still obsessed with some fun 'ol school bands like Hall & Oates, Michael McDonald, Fleetwood Mac, EW&F, the BeeGees, Journey & Steve Perry SOLO-rules too, The Eagles, Billy Joel, Frank Sinatra and big hair 80's music! Bon Jovi, Poison & Rick Springfield anyone?
Time to get your GREEN ON!!!! It's the weekend where we ALL become a lil' IRISH!! I STILL can't believe they scheduled the LA Marathon for Sunday...LOTS of street closures will hurt business for those along the route from Dodger stadium thru downtown-up thru Silverlake-Hollywood Blvd-Sunset Blvd-down to Santa Monica Blvd out to the Santa Monica Pier...but it should all be wrapped up by 1pm-ish hopefully...
Saturday...I will be at 8911 Sunset at Rock & Reilly's, West Hollywood...my friends Irish Pub I invested in and LOOOOOOOVE!! (flier below) hope to see you!!! Here are some other fun happenings ALL over SoCal...ENJOY!! and be safe...CABS are your friend ;)
The biggest Irish event of the month, the LA County Irish Fair and Music Festival in Pomona, is the weekend before St. Patrick's Day.( This should not be confused with the Great American Irish Fair, which takes place in June in Irvine.) The event includes carnival rides, historic re-enactors, several stages of Irish music from rock to trad, dance performances and social dancing, casual and fine dining, Irish and other Celtic product vendors, a petting zoo, sheep herding demonstrations and Highland-style games.
When: March 9-10, 2013, 10 am - 6 pm
Where: The Fairplex in Pomona, 1101 West Mc Kinley Avenue, Pomona, CA 91766
Cost: Adults $16, Seniors 55+ and Students with ID $14, 2-Day Pass $25, $5 Children 6-10, Children 5 and under are free.
Metro: There are MetroLink trains from Union Station to the Fairplex
Info: 310-537-4240, www. la-irishfair.com
LA County Irish Fair Photo Gallery
The annual St. Patrick's Day parade in Hermosa Beach.
When: Saturday, March 16, 2013, 11 am
Where: The intersection of Pier and Valley drive, west to Hermosa Avenue then South on Hermosa to 9th Street. Festival at Pier Plaza
Parking: Metered street parking. Obey posted signs.
Live Irish rock bands and beer are the centerpieces of this St. Paddy's Day celebration at Nokia Plaza at L.A. Live.
When: Sunday, March 17, 2013 11 am - 6 pm
Where: Nokia Plaza at L.A. Live
The inaugural all-ages St. Patrick's Day celebration on the Queen Mary will feature three simultaneous concerts at different venues aboard the ship.
When: Saturday, March 16, 2013 7 pm to 1 am
Where: Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach
Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door, $5 validated parking
The Cleary Irish Dancers and Celtic music with the Straw Boys will liven up the One Colorado Courtyard for their St. Patrick's Day celebration.
When: Saturday, March 16, 2013 3-6 pm
Where: One Colorado, Old Pasadena, CA
The annual St. Patrick's Day festivities at the Orange County Marketplace include Irish dancers and musicians during this weekly swap meet at the Orange County Fairgrounds.
When: Sunday, March 17, 2013, Festival 10 am - 4 pm, swap meet 7 am - 4 pm
Where: The Orange County Fairgrounds, FWY (55) and Fair Drive in Costa Mesa, CA
Cost: $2, children under 12 free
Parking: General parking is free, priority parking for a fee
An evening with two families of Irish folk singers, The Makem and Spain Brothers at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach.
When: Saturday, March 16, 2013, 8 pm
Where: Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 Atherton Street, Long Beach, CA 90815
Cost: $25, check Goldstar.com for discount tickets.
Parking: Paid parking lot
A St. Patrick's Day festival with children's crafts, Irish dancers and live music at the One Colorado shopping and entertainment complex.
When: March 17, 2012 11 am and 8 pm
Where: 1 Colorado Blvd, Pasadena
Thanks Katie for the above info! get more here: http://golosangeles.about.com/od/losangelescalendar/a/StPatricksDay.htm