Another Chris Gaffney memorial show in Long Beach next Wednesday
A second memorial/tribute show for OC-born-and-raised musician Chris Gaffney, who passed away last week from liver cancer, has been announced. In addition to this Sunday's wake at the Doll Hut in Anaheim, this new one will take place next Wednesday, April 30, at the Cellar nightclub in downtown Long Beach (201 E. Broadway, on the Promenade; 562-495-9000; all-ages; free admission). Doors at 3 p.m., with live music starting at 6 p.m. Several bands will be playing, but one of them isn't supposed to be officially announced due to a contractual obligation, so we'll just say that it's led by one of Gaffney's best friends—a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter extraordinaire, who shares a last name with the first name of one of the Chipmunks, and whose backing band is the opposite of the Innocent Women (and if you can't figure it out after those clues, then you probably weren't gonna show up anyway). Comedian Andy Kindler will host.