Lit Added to OC Music Awards Lineup

Lit in 2010
Lit, one of the most commercially successful alternative rock bands to emerge from Orange County in the 1990s, will perform at the OC Music Awards. The event takes place Saturday March 6 at the Grove of Anaheim. It also features such local standouts as the Dirty Heads, which are the newly named opening act for the Sublime with Rome tour this spring, as well as Best Live Acoustic Winner Billy Kernkamp and Best Live Band Winner Dusty Rhodes and the River Band.

Lit's acoustic performance will be linked to a memorial for artists lost in 2009. On August 13 of last year the Fullerton-based band's drummer, Allen Shellenberger, age 39, died of a brain tumor. Nate Walker took over on drums in November.  

Lit in 1999, the year their single "My Own Worst Enemy" ruled modern rock radio

Lit (acoustic) perform with the Dirty Heads, Melanoid, Soul Hustlers, Best Live Acoustic Winner Billy Kernkamp, the Steelwells, BLOK, and Best Live Band Winner Dusty Rhodes and the River Band at the OC Music Awards. Sugar Ray will accept the Orange County Impact Award and the Weekly's first executive editor, former "Lost in O.C." columnist and music critic Jim Washburn will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. KROQ Psycho Mike will host the event. The Grove of Anaheim, 2200 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, (714) 712-2750; Sat. 8 p.m. $25. All ages.

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