Feb 3rd, 2018- Always committed to putting together a great show, this art walk really turned into something special. In addition to running a second month of the $50 and under art show, we had the privilege of hosting “Project Portraits” a photo exhibit by Gadzooks consisting of 16 photos of selected member of Project Blowed taken at their recent anniversary show.
Joining the show was a great line up of music heavy hitters. Huge shout out to Gadzooks for bringing down a great photo exhibit, a huge that you to Ab Rude of Project Blowed/ Keep The Feel ent. for helping us book these talented mc’s. Special thank you to the band Strands Of Rope for coming through and throwing down a greta set. Here are some images from the night, enjoy!
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Coming to GCS Clothing Store Jan 27th, 2018 Vel The Wonder, ENDZ, 4th Beats, DJ Chente Chi and Hippie C come through for a free in store performance. 6-10pm, all ages, artist merch also available.
S A lapel pin now available here at the shop or on the site. Get them while you can. Black and White, 1 1/2 inches tall, two prong.
Gadzooks brings his latest photo exhibit to GCS Feb 3rd, 2018. “Project Portraits” a collection of portraits taken at the Project Blowed anniversary show. Free and all ages, 6-11pm. Bring everyone. Live music and art and much more to be experienced that night. Look out for more info. Make sure you follow the artists at @gvdzooks
We’d like to take a minute and give respect to Justin Brunson, aka DJ Diamond Smallz. He’s a local to Santa Ana, spinning hip hop and spouting knowledge of the culture. When he a’int poppin and dancing , you can catch him spinning at OG Mike’s and other local community events. Big ups to this dude for keeping living hip hop to the fullest.
GCS welcomed Pecks One for an instore performance.
Big ups to Sage One the Wise for coming through the shop and hosting a great in store performance.
GCS has tickets for sale to see GOLDLINK at The Observatory Sept 22nd. Call us for info 714 541 0300
Join us Friday Sept 15th for another free show here at GCS. Come through for some hip hop!
GCS has tickets to see Lil Yachty at The Observatory Sept 19th. Call us for info 714 541 0300.
GCS is on deck with tickets to see Black Star (Mos Def and Talib Kweli) Sept 27 at The Observatory Santa Ana. This show should sell out, so don’t wait long. Call us for info 714 541 0300
Sept 1, 2017- Stay Illuminated came through and brought us a great in store performance. Hosted by Gadzooks, performers included Tha Ynoe, EXSR, Besatree, Kid Presentable!!!, Tha Locust, Linoskiii and the DJ for the night was ROKA. Great music, great people, we look forward to the next time we can host these guys.
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Sept 23, 2017- GCS will host “For The Fans” in store performance featuring Sage One!
As always, event is free and all ages. Doors at 6pm. Artists will have merch available for purchase. More info to come.
GCS has tickets to see Grieves in The Constellation Room located at The Observatory Santa Ana Sept 4th. Call us for info 714 541 0300.
GCS has tickets for sale to see The Pharcyde at The Observatory Santa Ana on Sept 2nd. Call us for info 714 541 0300.
Join us here at GCS on Friday, August 25th when we welcome PECKS ONE for an in store performance and meet and greet. You’ll have a chance to purchase a signed copy of his latest album. Event starts at 7pm, and as always its free and all ages are welcomed. Come through.
June 22, 2017- Modern Day Soulja and friends bless the mic at GCS.
Modern Day Soulja comes through the GCS for an in store performance June 23rd. He’ll be performing songs off his latest album “Be Blessed”. As always, show is free and all ages. Tour tickets, albums and merch will be available for purchase during the event, come through.
Join us July 8th, 2017 when Gremlin, Rhyme Scheme and Zaid Tabani come through to kick off their Unorthodox Tour. As always, show is free and all ages. Bring dough to pick up artist merch, new project will be available for purchase.
June 3 , 2017- We were treated to live performances by Journey Into Zion, Malee and others on art walk night. Make sure to support your local hip hop artists.
May 25, 2017- We had a chance to catch The Underachievers at The Observatory. Here are a few images captured that night, enjoy.
May 17, 2017- Brother Ali came through The Observatory Santa Ana on one of his many stops on his “The Own Light Tour”. The show was jammed packed as he performed tracks off his new album “All The Beauty In This Whole Life” as well as the classics. Backed up on the tour by SA-ROC, Last Word and Soul Messiah. Amazing show, its always a pleasure to watch a master at work. Bless.
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Every first saturday of the month is art walk out here in downtown Santa Ana. This month, however, we didn’t host a new show since the Cinco de Mayo carnival blocks us out. Customers still find their way in here but the casual art walker was replaced by families out for a good night. We’ll be back at it in June for art walk.
April 29th, 2017 – GCS Clothing Store and Art Gallery celebrated it’s 8th year in the beautiful city of Santa Ana. It’s been a long and winding road, but we’ve made it. We count everyday open as a blessing, every patron as a priority and every event as an opportunity. We’ve been lucky to be part of this underground art and music culture. As long a there are people to support us, we’ll have the will to keep bringing you the best. Tip your glass, here’s to another 8 years in DTSA… and hopefully many, many more.
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This made our 420… Flatbush Zombies at The Smokers Club 420 fest at The Observatory. Amazing show, if you have not seen these guys live, what are you waiting for?
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