• Arts + Entertainment
    Gary Hicks
    On the Music Scene with Gary

    After spending a week in Austin Texas at the South by Southwest Music Festival, I couldn’t help but compare the city’s vibe to our own here in Laguna Beach. With LIVE Music venues lining the streets of Austin, it was easy to find that perfect setting and sound to invite you in. Here in Laguna […]

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    On the Music Scene with Gary

    (featured image: Tricia Freeman) With spring in the air and summer just around the corner, the Laguna Beach music scene is getting ready to erupt! I’m always talking about the incredibly talented musicians playing in town, so this issue I thought I would break down my Top 10 Picks and share a little bit about […]

  • Arts + Entertainment
    On The Music Scene With Gary

    With comparisons to Grammy award winner Adele, Anesha Rose, pictured left, is a power house in her own right. From her dynamic original songs to her moving covers of Janis Joplin, Stevie Nicks and of course Adele, her vocals are as bold and beautiful as she is. Working mainly as a solo artist throughout Orange […]

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    On the Music Scene with Gary

    Photo: Shaena Stabler Local artist and co-owner of Stu News, Shaena Stabler, is about to release her second EP Out of the Darkness. Growing up in Oregon and finding her way south just eight years ago, Shaena says, “I have found my tribe here in Laguna Beach.” Shaena is best known for her work in […]

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    Gary Hicks
    On the Music Scene with Gary

    We have all heard the saying, “Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘n Roll!” This is the assumed life style of a musician, but that’s changed over the years. For a working musician, late nights, bar food and free cocktails make it hard to live a healthy lifestyle. Keeping balance in anyone’s daily routine is a must […]