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.
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.
Join us Friday Sept 15th for another free show here at GCS. Come through for some hip hop!
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.
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.
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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Blackbooks and Rhymebooks came through the GCS Santa Ana. We were happy to host this great show. Big ups to everyone that came through.
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April 1st, 2017- 8 years ago to the day, GCS opened it’s doors to the Santa Ana community. It has been a long and winding road full of perils and pleasures, but we have survived. This art walk was a celebration of sorts as we marked this anniversary. New art pieces on the wall and some quality music practitioners helped us mark the date. Here are some of the images from that night, enjoy!
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March 4th, 2017- GCS was fortunate to host the touring Sapient, Jon Sleeves and The Halve Two for a meet and greet and in store performance during the March art walk. While on a mini west coast tour, these mc’s were generous enough to make a stop here in DTSA before their show in Pomona. They had merch for sale and blessed us with a few tunes.
Sunday, March 12th 2017- The neighborhood was jumping an dthe weather was great when Beat Swapmeet came through Eastend Downtown Santa Ana. Taking up residence in the plaza and lot in front of the Yost Theatre, the BSM brought out great vendors, great buyers and friends, new and old. Our friends at Blackbooks and Rhymebooks came through for the day and came through with a line up of great artists and dj’s. Shout out to beirdoh, OG Husky Radio, DJ REAL and all those that came to the shop.
March 11, 2017- The Dojo returned to GCS for another great night of music. Shout out to the master of the dojo Mark “Funky” Garcia. Stay tuned for more episodes of The Dojo.
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Saturday, Feb 25th, 2017 – ULEE made a stop in Santa Ana to hold a meet and greet event for some of her biggest fans. This event was brought to you by the No Label Festival. It’s always enjoyable to host these rising stars. It looks like ULEE has a great future in music.
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GCS will host Mesidge for an instore performance in support of the release of his latest project “Brown Bear Music”. Come through to pick up a copy. Also on the line up, Krazy Race, Phaizrok and Bob Famoso, and Diseize 84. Merch will be available.
Join us here at GCS for a toy drive with Self Provoked. Brought to you by KONSEPT. Runs 6 to 8pm, bring a toy and receive a special gift from Self Provoked.
NOV ’16 art walk. Still compiling the photos. Tons of activity that day. More images to come soon.
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Here are some images from the December 3rd , 2016 art walk here at GCS Santa Ana. Jouvon Michael Kingsby painted live, Madestff came through with art and his booth of merch. KRAY, Nerd Bird and Ana Jimenez were also featured artists for the night. And the most sincere thank you to JROZ for coming through and blessing the gallery with a lively performance.
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July 23rd, 2016- ENDZ from LGCLLTV put together a very cool line up to celebrate his latest release entitled “ODDROOTED VEGGIES”. Supporting ENDZ we have INZOM, LINOSKII OAHN, STEEZ76D, GILEAD7 and MC LYFE. Dj’s for the night are Chente Chi and INDJNOUS. Big ups to all these guys, its always a great time when they come through. Event runs from 7 pm to 11pm. Free and all ages. bring some dough so you can buy a CD.
Big ups to the Cozy Boyz for putting together a great in-store performance here in our gallery. Here are some of the photos from the night.
Sometimes going through old files, you come across some things that you previously overlooked but now take on a different meaning. We present to you an in store by Tree Haus Club that took place within the first year in Santa Ana. The information escapes me, so you will have to help me on that but we do see some very familiar faces. Photographer is unknown as well. Sorry for the cloudy recollection, this is a work in progress of sorts. Enjoy.
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