Mikesgig.com is a site born out of a passion for music and the tools that create it. We post articles, interviews and video of local and international bands and their music. Our concerts calendar lists free performances featuring solo artists, bands, concerts, recitals and clinics in all genres of music in your local area. We cover live music events and industry shows like NAMM and post news, reviews and videos about musical instruments, recording gear, sound reinforcement gear and the people who make them. We bring you news and reviews of the latest and greatest in music making gear as well as retrospectives on iconic products from the industry pioneers. We promote the local bands, solo artists, song writers and open mic nights in venues and cities like: Huntington Beach "surf city nights", Orange County in California, Summer Concerts at Fashion Island in Newport Beach, Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, San Francisco, New York City and more. We also list the hottest gear in music from guitars, keyboards, amps, software, drums, pedals—everything that a musician would need to make music.