Friday, August 03, 2012

IPO brings power-pop to Orange County this weekend

Is it August already? If so, that means some of power-pop's greatest modern day heroes will be performing as part of International Pop Overthrow ("IPO") in Orange County this weekend.

There will be a concert at Fitzgerald's Irish Pub in Huntington Beach on Saturday night, Aug. 4 and a day-long event in The Hangar at the Orange County Fair on Sunday, Aug. 5. These will be the final two dates of the Southern California staging of IPO.

Walter Clevenger
Among the highlights of the Saturday night show (which kicks off at 7:30 p.m.) in Surf City will likely be sets from Sparkle*jets UK, the Relatives, Phil Vandermost and Telesound, Walter Clevenger & the Dairy Kings, and the welcome return of Scarlet Crush.

Sunday's daytime event (which runs from 10:30 a.m. until 4:15 p.m.) features another five hours of melodic bliss courtesy of Popdudes, Jeremy, Dave Rave and many others!

Check out my review of several of the same acts that are playing this weekend in a write-up I did after they appeared in concert at the Orange County Fair in July 2011.

For more information, visit the IPO Web site's schedule page here.

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