<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - SoundDiego]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcsandiego.com/blogs/sounddiego http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usSun, 19 Feb 2017 22:48:18 -0800Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:48:18 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Game, Set, Match Made in Heaven?]]> Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:43:58 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Tennis+by+Luca+Venter.jpg
Tennis' minimalist pop songstress, Alaina Moore, talks sailing, philosophy and her dynamic with her husband/bandmate, Patrick Riley, ahead of their show at the Irenic on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

Photo Credit: Luca Venter]]>
<![CDATA[The Stray Monroe Doctrine]]> Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:38:45 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Stray+Monroe+Press+Photo.jpg
For this week's Spotlight, Stray Monroe talk breakups and lost loves ahead of their show at the Merrow on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Stray Monroe]]>
<![CDATA[Metallica Returns to San Diego]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:41:57 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/185*120/052509+Metallica.jpg
We're giving away FOUR front-row tickets to Metallica's Aug. 6 show at Petco Park -- enter now before we pull the winner's name on Friday, Feb. 17 at 10 p.m.!

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Feb. 19-25]]> Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:35:48 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AFI+by+Alex+Matthews.jpeg
On this week's episode, we count down the best shows of the week, from Laidback Luke to AFI, Tennis to JoJo and more!

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Win Tickets to Gaslamp Mardi Gras]]> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 12:13:36 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gaslamp+Mardi+Gras_2016-64.jpg
Grab your beads -- and get ready to win tickets to the Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras Parade & Celebration on Feb. 28!

Photo Credit: Be Water Photo]]>
<![CDATA[Young, Loud and Snotty]]> Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:55:59 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cheetah+Chrome+by+Scott+Gries.jpg
Celebrate Presidents Day with the Dead Boys' Cheetah Chrome, who takes over the Hideout with fellow punks the Zeros and the Widows.

Photo Credit: Scott Gries / Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Ice Cube Calls Chargers San Diego's Trash]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:15:09 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ice-Cube65.jpg
Rapper, actor and Raiders super-fan, Ice Cube, disses San Diego over the Chargers' move to Los Angeles. It's on now.]]>
<![CDATA[Hangin' Out]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:39:39 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Coathangers+by+Fatima+Kelley.jpeg
There is no excuse -- not even bad weather -- for staying in on Saturday. The Coathangers are at the Casbah and Surfer Blood are at Soda Bar, and that's just the tip of the iceberg.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Big Block Silvers' Redemption Song]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:12:28 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Big+Block+Silvers+Press+Photo.png
"Crime in the City," the first single from Big Block Silvers' upcoming "Bold" EP, is a brilliant blend of golden-era rap production and neighborhood storytelling.

Photo Credit: Photo by Eric Warner]]>
<![CDATA[Upcoming Concerts]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:59:32 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/453418148.jpg
Get in the know with our gallery of the must-see shows heading to San Diego -- like Metallica at Petco Park on Aug. 6!

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[It's Been a While, Crocodiles]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:44:07 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Crocodiles+Press+Photo.jpg
While the Crocodiles traded our town for bigger cities, we're looking forward to the reunion when they play on Friday at the Hideout.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Crocodiles]]>
<![CDATA[Sleep Train Amphitheatre Gets New Name]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:30:10 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Linkin+Park+Sleep+Train+9.16.14+%281%29.jpg
Sleep Train Amphitheatre, the 20,000-seat Chula Vista concert/event venue, gets a name change.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Surfer Blood's New Terrain on "Snowdonia"]]> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:01:01 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Surfer+Blood+Press+Photo.jpg
Surfer Blood's John Paul Pitts tackles loss on new album after the death of guitarist Thomas Fekete. The band plays Soda Bar on Saturday, Feb. 18.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Surfer Blood]]>
<![CDATA[Look at My Dabbers]]> Sun, 12 Feb 2017 10:24:17 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/02_11_SDTV_Dabbers_1200x675_874625603525.jpg
On this week's episode, power couple the Dabbers talk about getting back into the swing of things after some time away. They're at Casbah on Feb. 18 with the Coathangers!]]>
<![CDATA[The Real Ant-Man]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:35:06 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/174*120/153595338.jpg
Robin Roth's top weekend show picks include Adam Ant at the Observatory North Park, the Coathangers at the Casbah, and the Frights at SOMA.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[American "Dreamless": Crocodiles on National Politics From Abroad]]> Sun, 12 Feb 2017 13:23:29 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Crocodiles+Press+Photo.jpg
Originally from San Diego, noise-pop rockers, Crocodiles, have never been ones to shy away from speaking their minds. Catch them at the Hideout on Friday, Feb. 17.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Crocodiles]]>
<![CDATA[Off the World Beaten Path]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:21:07 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/bob-marley3.jpg
Pato Banton, Israel Vibration and Yami Bolo perform at the World Beat Center's 36th annual Tribute to the Reggae Legends: Music is the Weapon on Feb. 18-19 for Black History Month.

Photo Credit: Paul Natkin / WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[A Lull in the Action]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:36:36 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/207*120/the+lulls.jpg
Our dear friends the Lulls hope to capture your ears on Thursday at Blonde.

Photo Credit: Nelson Lau- Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Vakoum EP Premiere: "Home for Home"]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:58:06 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Vakoum+press+photo+2.jpg
Listen in to the SoundDiego premiere of "Home for Home" -- the debut EP from San Diego "nu stargaze" experimental duo Vakoum.

Photo Credit: Photo by Shani Rudick]]>
<![CDATA[Grammys' Best New Artist Coming to San Diego]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:09:05 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/chance+the+rapper1.png
Chance the Rapper, three-time winner at the 2017 Grammy Awards, just announced his huge San Diego return.]]>
<![CDATA[Grammys 2017 Red Carpet Fashion]]> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:13:13 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_17044028636118.jpg
The stars came out in full force for music's biggest night at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 12, 2017. Here's a look at some of the red carpet fashion.

Photo Credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP]]>
<![CDATA[The Wise Ways of Weyes Blood]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 10:35:26 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Weyes+Blood+Press+Photo.jpeg
Weyes Blood's Natalie Mering chats about the best emotional states to be in when writing and how much of a tour champ she is. She makes a Soda Bar appearance on Thursday, Feb. 16.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Weyes Blood]]>
<![CDATA[I Love Lucero]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:15:46 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Lucero+press+photo+-+Jamie+Harmon1.jpg
Go big on "hump day": Lucero headline the Belly Up, Western Settings rock the Tower Bar, and Amigo the Devil perform at Soda Bar.]]>
<![CDATA[Sunny Side Seratones]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:48:52 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/Seratones+2.11+show+screengrab.PNG
Here comes the "Sun": Seratones nearly rock the paint off the Casbah during the Shreveport, Louisiana band's recent show.]]>
<![CDATA[Moonlight Milemarker]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:30:36 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/198*120/Milemarker+press+photo.jpg
Milemarker head up this year's Valentine's Day live-music offerings -- which also include Mariel at the Merrow, Ottmar Liebert at the Belly Up and a Jeff Buckley tribute at Blonde.

Photo Credit: Photo courtesy of Milemarker]]>
<![CDATA[Oh, Spirited Away]]> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 09:44:15 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Oh+Spirit+by+Rosemary+Bystrak.jpeg
It's Roger and Sara Morrison's 10-year anniversary today, and that means Oh, Spirit is headlining the Casbah for their big bash. All are welcome!

Photo Credit: Rosemary Bystrak]]>
<![CDATA[Your Best Musical Bets for Valentine's Day]]> Sun, 29 Jan 2017 12:42:34 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Weyes+Blood+by+Cayal+Unger+and+Nicolas+Amato.jpg
Spice up your love life with this bouquet of musical roses -- eight hand-selected Valentine's Day shows to really get you in the mood for love.

Photo Credit: Cayal Unger and Nicolas Amato]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Feb. 12-18]]> Sun, 12 Feb 2017 10:08:09 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The+Coathangers.jpg
Like a fresh bouquet of roses, we're picking out the best shows for you to see with your boo this Valentine's week -- including Falling in Reverse, Lucero, Weyes Blood, Adam Ant and Coathangers.]]>
<![CDATA[A Land Down Under]]> Sun, 12 Feb 2017 09:35:59 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Griswolds+Press+2+%28resized%29.jpg
Believe it or not, Sunday night is poppin' off. At Casbah, you got the Aussie charm of The Griswolds and at Music Box you got the all-American charm of David Duchovny.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Griswolds]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego's Music Stars]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 10:27:33 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/tlmd_20130716_jim_morrison.jpg
When it comes to musical stardom, San Diego seems to be a good luck charm. Scope these stars with connections to America's finest city.]]>
<![CDATA[Valentine's Creep Show]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 09:32:20 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Creepy+Creeps+by+Rosemary+Bystrak.jpeg
Saturday is packed with great music, including the Creepy Creeps and Schizophonics at the Casbah, the Boogarins at Soda Bar and Super Love Jam at Valley View Casino Center!

Photo Credit: Rosemary Bystrak]]>
<![CDATA[The Griswolds' San Diego Vacation]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:18:40 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The+Griswolds+Press+Photo.jpg
The Griswolds continue Australia's hit-making export trend, and they play the Casbah on Sunday, Feb. 12.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Griswolds]]>
<![CDATA[Wu-Tang Clan Bring Da Ruckus Back to SD]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:21:27 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP53562137810.jpg
Legendary hip-hop supergroup, Wu-Tang Clan, will headline Observatory North Park on Monday, March 20!

Photo Credit: John Shearer/Invision/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Sounds Like San Diego: Feb. 10]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:57:48 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Brian+Bell+by+Emma+McIntyre.jpg
Friday is going to be a fun one with Weezer guitarist Brian Bell playing at the Hideout as The Relationship and the Screaming Yeehaws doing their thing at Til-Two Club.

Photo Credit: Emma McIntyre]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend SOJA]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 10:30:44 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/188*120/SOJA+Press+2_2014_Credit+Eric+Ryan+Anderson-resized.jpg
Robin Roth's top weekend show picks include Grizzly Business at the Merrow, the Chain Gang of 1974 at the Hideout, and SOJA at the Observatory North Park.

Photo Credit: Eric Ryan Anderson]]>
<![CDATA[Must Love Dawes]]> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:05:21 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/Dawes+2.4+show+screengrab.PNG
Before their sold-out, catalog-spanning "An Evening With" show at the Belly Up on Jan. 10, Dawes frontman Taylor Goldsmith talked with our own Hannah Lott-Schwartz about the band's new record and their approach to songwriting. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Good, the Bad, and the Grizzly]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 10:12:56 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/SoundDiego+LIVE+Music+Box+3.24.16+Vito+Di+Stefano+%2871%29.jpg
San Diego wants to kick this weekend off early from the looks of things: Grizzly Business play the Merrow, the Lemon Twigs rock the Casbah, and Alesana scream into Soda Bar tonight.

Photo Credit: Vito Di Stefano]]>
<![CDATA[Locals Added to OC Observatory Fest]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:04:39 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The+Frights+Press+Photo+2017.jpg
Get stoked for the inaugural When We Were Young Festival in Santa Ana -- which boasts beloved San Diego acts (the Frights and Pinback) in its impressive lineup.]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Black Violin at California Center for the Arts, Escondido]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 10:37:44 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Black+Violin+Connie+Bolger+%283%29.jpg
Black Violin, who you've heard in the TV show "Pitch," threw a perfect game at California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Feb. 2.]]>
<![CDATA[La Cosa Austra]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 10:16:16 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/172*120/Coachella+2014+Friday+April+11+Artist+Photo+%2813%29.jpg
San Diego's got live-music options galore Wednesday, including Austra at the Casbah, Juicy J at House of Blues, and Trouble in the Wind at the Belly Up.]]>
<![CDATA[Tuesday Night Confessional]]> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 10:40:03 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/%28TRAN%29+Dashboard+Confessional-22.jpg
While there was plenty to do on Tuesday night already -- Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba just announced a surprise solo show at the Che Cafe!

Photo Credit: Anthony Tran]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: July Talk at Soda Bar]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 10:54:58 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/IMGP5040.jpg
Things got wild when FM 949 brought Toronto garage rockers, July Talk, to Soda Bar on Saturday, Jan. 28.

Photo Credit: Tim Fears]]>
<![CDATA[Bit, Please!]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 09:18:41 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bit+Maps+SD.jpg
Making plans will be tough tonight, because there are three really great shows going on -- Bit Maps at Casbah, Lilys at Soda Bar and Cat Signs at Blonde. Get out there!

Photo Credit: Luann Alexander]]>
<![CDATA[Lords of the Lucy Ring]]> Sun, 05 Feb 2017 11:00:46 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/The+Lucy+Ring+Press+Photo.jpg
On this week's episode, The Lucy Ring are in our Spotlight talking New York and how the city helped them make friends in high places. Catch them on Tuesday, Feb. 7, for their Casbah debut.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Lucy Ring]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Feb. 5-11]]> Sun, 05 Feb 2017 11:02:38 -0800 //media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/JuicyJ.jpg
On this week's episode, we pick the best shows for you and your friends, including Lilys, Juicy J, Savoy Motel, Soja and Chain Gang of 1974.]]>