February 15th, 2012, 5:24 pm · · posted by JENAVIEVE BELAIR, FOR ORANGECOUNTY.COM
The 2012 OC Music Awards held its seventh local music showcase at the Constellation Room in Santa Ana on Tuesday night. Local bands including Ethan Hulse, Robert Jon & the Wreck, Italian Japanese, the Devious Means and Mphase competed for the title of best live band and the chance to perform at the OC Music Awards ceremony at City National Grove of Anaheim on March 3.
The best live acoustic finale will be held on Feb. 22 at the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano and the best live acoustic showcase finale will be on Feb. 24 at Samueli Theater in Costa Mesa.
Photos by Jenavieve Belair, for OrangeCounty.com.
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