The California Honeydrops discuss local roots, eclectic sound

Lech Wierzynski, lead singer of the Oakland band the California Honeydrops, speaks with a voice halfway between a southern drawl and an easygoing Midwest accent. He’s affable and easy to talk to. He’ll frequently stop a train of thought to ask, “You know what I mean?” “The Bay Area’s still
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The Daily Californian reports from SXSW music festival in Texas

AUSTIN — For the last week, the worlds of tech, film and music have converged in the heart of Texas for South by Southwest, or SXSW. Much more than a festival, SXSW offers conferences, panels, showcases, expositions and other outlets for creative exchange and professional development. SXSW is a space
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California Honeydrops raise roof at Fillmore

On Saturday night, there was something like a private party at the Fillmore: Everybody in the room seemed to have someone in common. If instead of buying tickets for entry, attendants were required to personally know a member of the California Honeydrops or its team, there’s a good chance the
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California Honeydrops sweeten up Bay Area nightlife

Last Thursday night, in a rare occasion for a hip urban nightclub, everybody was dancing. For about three hours at the New Parish music club in Oakland, shyness and coolness gave way to bobbing heads and bouncing feet at the sound of the California Honeydrops, an Oakland-based band with music
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