Observatory Orange County Shows

88.5 FM Presents

EELS

with Robert Ellis – Texas Piano Man
Thu May 9, 2019
( Doors: 7:00 pm ) SHOW: 8:00 pm PDT
The Observatory
3503 South Harbor Boulevard, Santa Ana, CA
All Ages

PREMIUM PARKING & EARLY ENTRY WITH RESTAURANT RESERVATION

Enjoy our menu featuring variations of poutines, sliders and more while enjoying a show at The Observatory. Food can be ordered from our restaurant area in the lobby or from any bar in the venue. Early entry to most shows is available with reservations, and also include Premium parking. A minimum spend of $15 on food per person is required as part of the parking and early entry program. More info at: observatoryoc.com/food

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Parking is available at the Premium Lot ($15) in front of the venue and at the General Lot ($10) just a block away. Parking lots open at 6 pm each night. Please pay close attention to all parking signage as towing is heavily enforced by our neighbors. Fans are encouraged to purchase their parking passes in advance. 

Street parking available on W. Moore Street, W. Alpine Street, and S. Yale St, all within a short walk (5-10 minutes) of the venue.

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EELS

EELS have had one of the most consistently acclaimed careers in music. The ever-changing project of principal singer/songwriter E (Mark Oliver Everett), EELS have released eleven studio albums since their 1996 debut, Beautiful Freak. In 2008, E published his highly acclaimed book Things the Grandchildren Should Know and starred in the award-winning Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives documentary about the search to understand his quantum physicist father, Hugh Everett III. EELS released their critically acclaimed The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett in 2014, and 2015 saw the release of the band’s extraordinary seventh live album Live at Royal Albert Hall, recorded at the storied London venue and accompanied by a concert film. In the same year, the band’s “Fresh Blood” served as the theme song to HBO’s “The Jinx” and in 2016, 2017 and 2018 E appeared in Judd Apatow’s Netflix original series “Love.”

“They’re brilliant” –VICE

“A member of rock’s very own League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”–Mojo

“His imagination and dark comic sense make him a kindred spirit of Tom Waits, with whom he has worked, but E’s sound is very much his own—an amalgam of hot-shit drum beats, world-weary piano, searing guitar when the situation calls for it, and a throaty, Menthol-smooth rasp that conveys pain without self-pity via lyrics that are remarkably plainspoken.”–Vabity Fair

Robert Ellis – Texas Piano Man