Billy Idol Rocks the new House of Blues in Anaheim

Billy Idol performs at the new House of Blues

On March 13, Billy Idol rocked the new location of House of Blues in Anaheim. I was so stoked to cover his show even though I already saw his concert in the past. I was a little late so it was difficult for me to walk to the pit to photograph the event. The location was […]

A chat with 80s DJ icon Richard Blade

80s DJ Icon Richard Blade

If you grew up in the greater Los Angeles area in the ’80s and watched music videos then you should know Richard Blade. Richard Blade is a British DJ import during what we called the ’80s “British Invasion” or “The Music of UK“. When I was living in Los Angeles, I remember watching the show […]

Concert Review: Adam Ant – Kings of the Wild Frontier Tour

Lucy from San Clemente

As the most powerful storm of the season hit on Friday, Feb 17th, it didn’t deter fans from attending a sold out show of Adam Ant’s Kings of the Wild Frontier at The Observatory in Santa Ana. After parking their cars, fans walked over planks of wood created as a bridge due to flooding and headed […]

Still Stuck in the ’80s

Kristen Mai Pham circa 1986

As some of you know, Paul, my BFF and partner in crime, is a former professional musician. A guitar player to be exact. Growing up listening to the Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, and Earth Wind & Fire, Paul is a connoisseur of “real” music as he likes to say. I, on the other hand, grew […]

The Go Go’s Farewell Tour

Go Go's with Ruchel Freibrun popbuff blogger

When I heard the Go Go’s were going to rock in Orange County at the Segerstrom Center of the Arts, I didn’t waste any time and bought the ticket right away. In fact, I bought the VIP ticket. I was like… if it’s true that this is their Farewell Tour then I gotta have a […]

My Tribute to George Michael

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 20: Singer George Michael performs on stage in concert on the first night of his "George Michael Live" Australian tour at Burswood Dome on February 20, 2010 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

As a lot of my close friends know, I am an avid 80s fan. I’m a Gen-Xer who gets stoked when I hear about comeback concerts from 80s and 90s artists. In fact, my blog is mainly about the 80s. I am writing this as I am devastated about the news that George Michael passed […]

Air Supply Gives Stellar Performance at National Grove Anaheim

Air Supply Live On Stage City National Grove Anaheim

  I started listening to Air Supply during my teen years, and they changed my life. It has been 35 years since I last saw their concert. So when I heard they were playing at the City National Grove of Anaheim on September 25th, I immediately purchased the tickets for my husband and I. The […]

Molly Ringwald Performs in Irvine

Molly Ringwald performs in Irvine

Molly Ringwald, the teen icon of the ’80s who is known for seminal teen flicks such as Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles performed at the Jewish Community Center in Irvine last January 21st. Long before she became an icon and a Golden Globe-nominated actress, she has always been singning with her […]

The Oscars presents Ferris Bueller’s Day Off screening at LACMA

Ferris Bueller's Day Tickets at LACMA

“Life moves pretty fast; if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it!” – Ferris Bueller When I learned about the screening of the 1986 buoyant and life-affirming comedy Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at LACMA‘s Bing Theater, I jumped at the chance to attend. This was the classic film […]

Retro Friday: ’80s Pop Culture Scoops

Andy Warhol Amiga 1000

My weekly look at ’80s pop culture is now a Friday tradition on PopBuff. I did a deeeep web cavity search and turned up ten of my favorites around the net. My favorite on the list- King of ’80s fashion.  #1 AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE (SAVAGE, SEXY, SEMI-SEXIST) BEER INDUSTRY IN THE ’80S David Infante […]