Voted #1 Blog of OC at the 2019 OC Press Club’s Excellence in Journalism Awards, Backstage SoCal goes “digitally backstage” to provide original, fun and creative coverage for people and events throughout Southern California, including concerts, theaters, festivals, comedy shows, red carpet events, and more.

Based out of Orange County, the digital platform is produced by professional journalists dedicated to give the community an inside look at the diverse entertainment events happening in their own backyard!


Backstage Q&As are fun interviews with artists/musicians, actors/actresses, podcasters, comedians, celebrities and personalities.

In Town/Onstage are original pieces on the various concerts, theater productions, shows and festivals happening in the region.

OC Buzz is everything that’s happening in and around Orange County, from food reviews to interviews with top chefs to red carpet events to local fashion to luxury living, this section is a backstage look into the best things to experience in the region.

Local Experts are contributing articles from the educated, experience, skilled, professional and savvy know-alls that can provide insight and “how to’s” to our readers. We have everyone from renowned doctors to famed fashionistas to pro athletes contributing articles to share their wisdom. We also have a health/fitness section for tips on things like the best running and hiking trails, local spots for health junkies, and other topics that

Paws Button is Backstage SoCal’s effort to give a voice to our furry friends by teaming up with local adoption shelters and organizations to provide coverage for those looking for a home. Visit this link every Monday to see the paws and claws available for adoption.

All inquiries and press releases can be sent to: backstagesocal@gmail.com

About the Publisher

Jackie Moe is a professional entertainment reporter and magazine editor who lives for live music, spaghetti or beef ribs, long distance running, and good stories. Working as a features reporter for major newspaper publications Orange County Register, Press-Enterprise and Los Angeles Times, and as an editor for a variety of magazines including Inland Empire Magazine and Parenting OC, she recognized the need for quality digital coverage for all of the truly fascinating people and events in and around Orange County. She created Backstage SoCal in 2017 to provide unique entertainment content beyond the general calendar items. You may contact her directly on her social media or email: socalnewsjackie@gmail.com