<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - SoundDiego]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/blogs/sounddiego http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:34:32 -0700 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:34:32 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SoundDiego LIVE Tops Robin Roth's Weekend Picks]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:45:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Quel-Bordel.jpg
91x's Robin Roth gives us her must-see live-music picks for this weekend, including a FREE show with three bands and a hosted happy hour at Park & Rec.]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: San Diego Music Awards 2015]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:20:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/SDMA15-1548.jpg
The 25th annual San Diego Music Awards brought local industry stars to Humphrey's by the Bay on Oct. 5 for an evening of live music and lively acceptance speeches.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Win Tickets to See Florence & the Machine!]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:55:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-475788628.jpg
Florence & the Machine are coming to Viejas Arena on Oct. 14 and we're giving away FOUR tickets to the show!]]>
<![CDATA[Doggin' It on a Thursday]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:51:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/171*120/sheepdogs.jpg
The Sheepdogs play the Casbah Thursday night.

Photo Credit: The Sheepdogs]]>
<![CDATA[Xavier Rudd Unites Nations]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:50:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/168*120/Xavier+Rudd+and+the+United+Nations.jpg
Australian singer-songwriter Xavier Rudd goes global with a reggae slant when his new band, the United Nations, joins him on Thursday at the Observatory.

Photo Credit: Jane Rantall]]>
<![CDATA[Rising Dark Star]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 08:21:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*127/Dark+Star+Orchestra+on+Facebook.png
Wednesday offers up Dark Star Orchestra, Wild Child, Wind & the Wave, Soft Lions and more.]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Royal Blood]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:40:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Royal+Blood+AM+%2818+of+35%29.jpg
House of Blues downtown rolled out the red carpet for red-hot UK rock duo Royal Blood on Friday, Sept. 25.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[The Dresser Standard]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:39:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/189*120/dan722.jpg
Mark Dresser's recent display evidences that his music is constantly evolving.

Photo Credit: Dan Atkinson]]>
<![CDATA[Gayle Force]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:48:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap2013020920h50m52s247.png
It's a power Tuesday, with Beirut, Garbage, Gregg Allman, Gayle Skidmore and more peppering the night.]]>
<![CDATA[And the San Diego Music Award Goes To...]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:16:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/186*120/335C1078.jpg
Accolades were shared by a number of musicians -- but the spotlight was stolen by a few at the 25th annual San Diego Music Awards.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Van Halen]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:34:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Van+Halen+AM+%2830+of+60%29.jpg
A David Lee Roth-led Van Halen weren't talkin' 'bout love when they rocked through Sleep Train Amphitheatre on Sept. 30.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego's SDMA Picks]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:20:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/Prayers+SoundDiego+LIVE+%2820%29.jpg
The SoundDiego staff weigh in on the 2015 San Diego Music Awards -- and vote on the top five categories.

Photo Credit: Vito Di Stefano]]>
<![CDATA[Return of the SD Music Awards ]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 08:14:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_B_SIDE_PLAYERS_SOUNDDIEGO10_03_15_1200x675_538111555594.jpg
Karl Denson is among the performers Monday at the San Diego Music Awards.]]>
<![CDATA[Quel Bordel]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 09:56:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Quel+Bordel.jpg
The gypsy-folk band Quel Bordel, who will headline SoundDiego LIVE on Oct. 9 at Park & Rec, plan on a set that includes explosions and the occasional circus animal, they told party host Tim Pyles of 91x.]]>
<![CDATA[B-Side Players Bring A Game to SD Music Awards]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 09:51:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*158/B-Side.jpg
Chula Vista's B-Side Players, who already have 10 SDMAs, will be performing Monday at Humphreys By the Bay at the 2015 award show.]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Oct. 4-11]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 09:41:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Florence+335C8457.jpg
Live Nation helps us highlight the best upcoming shows, including Florence & the Machine, SoundDiego LIVE, and the Crssd Festival with the Flaming Lips and Banks.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Cope-ing Mechanism]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 09:33:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/citizen+cope1.jpg
San Diegans love their positive, laid-back vibes, and nobody fits that description more than Citizen Cope, who appears on Sunday at the Observatory.

Photo Credit: Erica Camille for NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Tim Pyles' Rocktober Picks]]> Sat, 03 Oct 2015 14:16:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Coheed+and+Cambria+Michel+Dussack+%288%29.jpg
October is going to be wicked fun -- if Madonna, My Morning Jacket, Marilyn Manson, CRSSD Festival, and more have anything to say about it.

Photo Credit: Michel Dussack]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Duran Duran]]> Sat, 03 Oct 2015 10:16:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/163*120/IMG_0171NBCDuran.jpg
Hungry like a wolf, Duran Duran took over SDSU's Open Air Theatre, with Clean Bandit opening.

Photo Credit: Connie Bolger]]>
<![CDATA[Thieves in the Night]]> Sat, 03 Oct 2015 10:14:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-170301746.jpg
Thievery Corporation return to San Diego for a show at the Belly Up.]]>
<![CDATA[Becoming the Lonely Wild]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:16:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/The_Lonely_Wild_JW_157.jpg
Big sounds and high energy follow indie-folk rockers the Lonely Wild to Soda Bar on Saturday.

Photo Credit: Jonathan Weiner]]>
<![CDATA[DJ IDeaL Drops the October Beat]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:46:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/kaskade+lic.jpg
DJ IDeaL breaks down the hottest EDM tickets coming your way in October, including Kaskade, CRSSD Fest, Chris Lake, and Steve Aoki.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for Motorola Mobili]]>
<![CDATA[Homecoming Kings]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 08:44:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/rocket-from-the-crypt1.jpg
Rocket From the Crypt (pictured), Pepper, Pinback, the Cold War Kids and others will play 91x's Homecoming event in Oceanside on Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego LIVE Invades Park & Rec 10/9]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:15:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Quel+Bordel+Press+Photo+2.jpg
Our FREE PARTY at Park & Rec with a Belching Beaver Brewery-hosted happy hour is in just eight days!]]>
<![CDATA[Spice Up Your Weekend]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 08:53:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pepper_the_Band.jpg
91x's Robin Roth gives us her must-see live-music picks for this weekend, including Pepper at 91x's Homecoming show.]]>
<![CDATA[What a Peach!]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 14:57:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/peaches07.jpg
Peaches makes a powerful return to San Diego County on Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Bassmnt Closing?]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 11:21:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/lil+jon+rino+nbc+1.jpg
The Bassmnt will be closed this weekend -- and maybe forever. Here's why.]]>
<![CDATA[And the San Diego Music Award Goes To ....]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 10:06:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/codylovaas_photo_gal_40077_.jpg
San Diego Music Award nominee Cody Lovaas and Kevin Hellman of the SD Music Foundation preview next Monday's event at Humphreys By the Bay.]]>
<![CDATA[Murs the Word]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 07:43:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/178*120/murs.jpg
Wednesday goes big with Murs, Van Halen and a secret show brought to you by Jason Mraz and Halloran.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[The Who Announce New San Diego Date]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:52:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Roger+Daltrey++2009+2+.jpg
The Who announce a new San Diego date after canceling their September show.

Photo Credit: Humphreys Concerts by the Bay]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Death Cab for Cutie]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 11:04:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/173*120/300_8147.jpg
We followed Death Cab for Cutie into the dark at SDSU Open Air Theatre on Sept. 25 -- and Ben Gibbard & Co. did not disappoint.

Photo Credit: Steve Covault]]>
<![CDATA[Years & Years of Fun]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 08:11:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Years_and_Years_photo.jpg
Tuesday goes on forever with Years & Years at the Observatory, King Dude at the Hideout, Omega Three at Casbah and more.

Photo Credit: Mike Massaro]]>
<![CDATA[Local Indie Radio Station Sold to Christian Music Network]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 14:53:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/microphonewydt.jpg
A local independent rock radio station was sold Monday morning to a network that specializes in contemporary Christian rock.]]>
<![CDATA[Upcoming Concerts]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:47:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/189*120/1535306.jpg
Some of the names on the way to San Diego stages may surprise you -- Neil Young, for example.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[All in the Family: Kate Sprague Spreads Her Wings]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:36:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/KateGC.jpg
Fourteen-year-old Kate Sprague joined Gilbert Castellanos in his Young Lions Series.

Photo Credit: Gilbert Castellanos]]>
<![CDATA[Backseat Swervedriver]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 09:08:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Swervedriver+SD.jpg
Monday brings on the jams with shoegaze a la Swervedriver, Tove Lo at the Observatory and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Charles Owens: Keeper of the Flame]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2015 15:31:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/194*120/charles7.jpg
Tenor saxophone giant Owens honors the tradition by extending it during a recent performance at Dizzy's.

Photo Credit: Bonnie Wright]]>
<![CDATA[The Rise of Young Empires]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2015 14:21:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Young+Empires+SD.jpg
We hightailed it to the one of our old haunts, the Casbah, to catch one of the buzziest bands in indie-rock -- Young Empires.]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: The Outlaws]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2015 10:56:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/The+Outlaws+John+Hancock+2015+%2816%29.jpg
The Outlaws were "playin' to win" when they brought their screamin' Southern rock through Ramona Mainstage on Thursday, Sept. 17.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Rugburns]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2015 10:44:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The+Rugburns.jpg
Sunday picks right up where Saturday left off with the Adams Avenue Street Fair, the San Diego Blues Festival -- and so much more live music.

Photo Credit: Rosemary Bystrak]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: 2015 Mad Decent Block Party]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2015 11:16:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BWP+Major+Laser+9-13+MDBP+%2810%29.jpg
The 2015 Mad Decent Block Party rocked the Park at the Park on Sept. 13 with Diplo, Major Lazer, Dillon Francis, Thomas Jack and many others.

Photo Credit: John Audley]]>
<![CDATA['Cause I'm a Creepy Creep]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2015 11:21:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Creeps_Edit.jpg
Saturday kicks off arguably the busiest weekend of the year in San Diego for live music -- just take a look at all the acts getting in on the action around town.]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiegoGram Gallery]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2015 13:16:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*160/118498959220143278698681169640968n.jpg
Photos of the San Diego music scene, sent to us by you on our free iPhone app or via Instagram with the hashtag #sounddiego.

Photo Credit: itsaseahorse/Instagram]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Foo Fighters]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 12:01:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Foo+Fighters+AM+%2811+of+40%29.jpg
Foo Fighters, one of the biggest rock bands in the world, got the best of a sold-out Sleep Train Amphitheatre on Thursday, Sept. 24.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[O Death Cab]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 08:26:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ben+Gibbard+Death+Cab+Moniker+%2815%29.jpg
Ben Gibbard and his band Death Cab for Cutie will play at SDSU on Friday.

Photo Credit: Anthony Tran]]>
<![CDATA[Go Dance on the Sand With Duran Duran]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 08:49:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/108808293.jpg
Duran Duran take over San Diego on Sunday -- see what other shows 91x's Robin Roth recommends for your weekend.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for VH1]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Whiskey Myers at Music Box]]> Thu, 24 Sep 2015 14:43:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Whiskey+Myers+Music+Box+%288%29.jpg
Country rock band Whiskey Myers christened Music Box -- the latest and greatest San Diego music venue -- on Sept. 17, with Creature & the Woods, and John David Kent opening.

Photo Credit: Connie Bolger]]>
<![CDATA[When Life Gives You Lemonheads]]> Thu, 24 Sep 2015 08:09:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/72110939.jpg
Evan Dando and the Lemonheads are just one great show Thursday, on a night that also features the Foo Fighters in South Bay and Lou Barlow at the Casbah.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Booker T. It to the San Diego Blues Festival]]> Wed, 23 Sep 2015 12:00:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Booker+T.+Jones+033.jpg
The annual San Diego Blues Festival returns to Embarcadero Marina Park North Sept. 26-27 with Booker T. Jones, Tommy Castro & the Painkillers and more.

Photo Credit: Paul Parks]]>