<![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 Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:16:20 -0700 Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:16:20 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Win an Ariana Grande VIP Experience!]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:12:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/ariana-grande.jpg
SoundDiego is giving away box seats and VIP parking to the Ariana Grande show at Sleep Train Amphitheatre on Sept. 9.]]>
<![CDATA[Metric Have It Made in the Shade]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:02:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Metric+SD.jpg
The band Metric talked tour, future plan and more with SDdialedIn's Rosemary Bystrak before their show with Imagine Dragons at Viejas Arena.]]>
<![CDATA[Party Like It's 1989]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:30:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-484816706.jpg
Saturday's obviously got T-Swift in town but there's plenty more live music to check out in San Diego.]]>
<![CDATA[CRSSD Festival Announces More Acts]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:21:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/175*120/Banks+Jillian+Banks.jpg
CRSSD Festival is coming back for a second round with even bigger names on October 11-12 -- see the full lineup now.

Photo Credit: Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for ELLE]]>
<![CDATA[A Big Spoon Full of Kaaboo]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:31:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/asasaasSpoon.jpg
Enter to win tickets to Night 2 of Kaaboo while you're learning about why Eric Harvey of Spoon is taking a break ahead of the band's appearance at San Diego's biggest music festival this year.

Photo Credit: Tom Hines]]>
<![CDATA[What Stars Will Join Taylor Swift in SD?]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:14:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/169*120/GettyImages-484882224.jpg
Superstar Taylor Swift brought some unforgettable -- and some surprising -- guest singers onstage during a five-night run of the "1989" Tour in Los Angeles. She'll play Petco Park on Saturday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Taylor Swift at Petco Park: Parking & Transit Tips]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:32:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_907327701687_edited-1.jpg
Mega pop star Taylor Swift will perform at Petco Park on Saturday and those heading to the sold out concert should have a game plan for parking and getting to the big show in busy downtown San Diego.

Photo Credit: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Longtime San Diego Radio DJ Dies]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:58:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sue-Delany-KGB-DJ-FB-photos.jpg
Sue Delany, one of the most recognizable voices in the history of San Diego radio, has died.

Photo Credit: Facebook photos]]>
<![CDATA[Santana Reunites Original Band]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:19:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Carlos-Santana.jpg
Carlos Santana has recorded a new album with original members of his band, including the formerly homeless Marcus Malone.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Sprung Monkey Business]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:56:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_SDTV_011814_SPRUNG_MONKEY_1200x675_121014851612.jpg
Sprung Monkey -- who played SoundDiego LIVE at the Casbah in January 2014 -- return to the club on Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Solana Beach's Got the Beat]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:39:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/EB1.jpg
This weekend features some incredible shows -- including a pair of shows at the Belly Up by the English Beat.

Photo Credit: Gwendolyn Jackson]]>
<![CDATA[Between the Buried and Me Live at the Observatory]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:41:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Between+The+Buried+And+Me+%2833+of+45%29.jpg
North Carolina's Between the Buried and Me reportedly took their name from a Counting Crows' lyric, though nobody would confuse the two bands. Check out the prog metal Tarheels at the Observatory in San Diego.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA["Swift" First Responders Pre-Party]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:56:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_636080119486.jpg
First responders and T. Swift fans are invited to a Taylor Swift pre-party at the Residence Inn Downtown/Gaslamp on Saturday to raise funds for the community.

Photo Credit: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Put Some Sunday in Your Thursday]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:05:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/john+nolan.jpg
John Nolan of Taking Back Sunday fame headlines the Soda Bar lineup on Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: LeAnn Rimes]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:30:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/IMG_1181+copy.jpg
No one was feeling "blue" when country star LeAnn Rimes joined the San Diego Symphony for a Summer Pops performance on August 21.

Photo Credit: Connie Bolger]]>
<![CDATA[All That Jazz]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:23:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/sdmtIMG_8510.jpg
Wednesday sees the final session of Gilbert Castellanos Jazz Jam at Seven Grand after a three-year run.

Photo Credit: Courtesy SD Music Foundation]]>
<![CDATA[Ximena Means It]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:00:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ximena+Sarinana+SD.jpg
Mexican alternative singer/songwriter Ximena Sarinana talks with SoundDiego's Dita Quinones about her forthcoming album and more before her recent San Diego Civic Theatre performance.]]>
<![CDATA[Great Scott!]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 08:07:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/163*120/Jill+Scott+Bos.jpg
Tuesday offers a mishmash of options, including Jill Scott, Nails and King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard.]]>
<![CDATA[Upcoming Concerts]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:44:04 -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[Michael McGraw Video Premiere: "Directions"]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:31:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Michael_McGraw_Directions_1200x675_511208515865.jpg
Local alt-country singer/songwriter Michael McGraw finds "Directions" and solace in dark, lonely spaces. Be sure snag his new album, "So Few Places to Run and Hide," at McGrawMusic.com.]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiegoGram Gallery]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 11:10:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*160/114173261606425276280134909487708n.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: sometimesjuliesd/Instagram]]>
<![CDATA[Scratching Nervous Wreckords]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:01:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tg115.jpg
Monday plays host to the Nervous Wreckords, Boy Chick, Diana Krall and more.

Photo Credit: John Audley]]>
<![CDATA[Not So Quiet on the Western Settings Front]]> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 11:22:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Western+Settings+SD.jpg
Western Settings are one of San Diego's best when it comes to punk rock -- but they also know a thing or two about burritos. See 'em at Soda Bar on Aug. 28.]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Aug. 23-29]]> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 10:45:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-481344808.jpg
Live Nation helps us highlight the best shows coming your way, including Taylor Swift, Painted Palms, Chayanne, Chris Brown and more.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Morrissey]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 14:04:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Morrissey45.jpg
Panic on the streets of San Diego: Morrissey, the iconic Smiths frontman, treated the Observatory North Park to a long-awaited show (the first of two) on Thursday, Aug. 20.]]>
<![CDATA[Savage Sunday]]> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 10:25:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/166525317.jpg
Sunday's got something for everybody -- like Savages at the Casbah, and Patrick Sweany at Soda Bar.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: The B-52s]]> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 09:06:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/B52s+AM+%2812+of+40%29.jpg
The B-52s turned Humphrey's By the Bay into one giant "love shack" on Aug. 15.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Kharmicel Chameleon]]> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 14:06:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/jsmith.jpg
Raw creativity wins on local rapper Aki Kharmicel's new album, "Natural Law of Attraction."

Photo Credit: Kurtis "3rdRail" Solis]]>
<![CDATA[Last Chance to Feel Like a Woman?]]> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 08:31:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Shania-Twain.jpg
Shania Twain takes a victory lap with her farewell tour stop at the Valley View Casino Center.

Photo Credit: Eric Jamison/Invision/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Magic at the Westgate]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:22:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/bonniegil.jpg
Gilbert Castellanos, Marshall Hawkins and Joshua White display their mastery of communication in an intimate space.

Photo Credit: Bonnie Wright]]>
<![CDATA[Wizard of Moz]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:00:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Vieux+Farka+Toure.jpg
Friday is Night II of Morrissey at the Observatory, and based on reviews from last night, it is definitely a hot ticket.]]>
<![CDATA[Pepper Spices Up the Track]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:24:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pepper_the_Band.jpg
This weekend features some incredible shows -- including Pepper on Friday at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club's Summer Concert Series.]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Wiz Khalifa]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:47:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Wiz+Khalifa+AM+%2819+of+33%29.jpg
Sleep Train Amphitheatre got painted "Black and Yellow" when Wiz Khalifa dropped in for a blistering show on August 8.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Rocky's Back on the Street]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:15:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/rockyvotolato2.jpg
Rocky Votolato returns to San Diego for another Casbah show.]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Alabama Shakes]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:42:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/173*120/300_6148.jpg
Alabama Shakes rattled SDSU's Open Air Theatre on August 12, when singer/songwriter Blake Mills opened.

Photo Credit: Steve Covault]]>
<![CDATA["Variations" on a Theme]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:50:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/henshaw-serbian.jpg
Luke Henshaw and Gabe Serbian have recorded a new record -- and it could just be the soundtrack to your life.

Photo Credit: DJ Sesh]]>
<![CDATA[Metzin' Around]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:55:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*122/metz-2015-elinorjones.jpg
Wednesday brings just what we've been waiting for: Metz with noise-rock at the Casbah, the chameleon DJ Matias Aguayo at Soda Bar and more.

Photo Credit: Elinor Jones]]>
<![CDATA[Esperanza Spalding Joins SD Symphony]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:54:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/esperanza-spalding-photo-by-johann-sauty_8x10.jpg
Grammy-award winning musician Esperanza Spalding talks about her latest work, joining the San Diego Symphony for a show on Thursday, Aug. 20, and more.

Photo Credit: Johann Sauty]]>
<![CDATA[Matias Aguayo: All in the Voice]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:14:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*166/matias-aguayo+copy.jpg
The Chile-born, Germany-raised musician, producer and DJ makes music that defies easy classification.

Photo Credit: Katharina Poblotzki]]>
<![CDATA[Beep Boop Battle Bot]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 08:42:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Odessa-Kane.jpg
Tuesday picks up with DJ Artistic's Hip-Hop Battle Bot at Casbah, while Marc Cohn sells out Belly Up, and "American Idol" Live! takes over House of Blues.]]>
<![CDATA[Puttin' on the Metz]]> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:03:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/metz-2015-davidwaldman.jpg
Canadian noise-rockers Metz hit Casbah on Wednesday, Aug. 19 -- but first, frontman Alex Edkins explains this whole "blacking out on stage" thing.

Photo Credit: David Waldman]]>
<![CDATA[San Diegan's Lip Syncing Video Goes Viral]]> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:20:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Brian-Ashley-Anderson-Lip-Sync-Vid.jpg
Siblings are bound to annoy one another, but one San Diego man took his brotherly duties up a notch when he decided to lip sync for hours during a road trip with his sister in a video that’s gone viral.

Photo Credit: YouTube
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<![CDATA[A Monday to Scream About]]> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:13:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Screaming_Females_HiRes_Lance_20Bangs.jpg
Monday brings on Screaming Females, the Anti-Monday League with AJ Froman and more.

Photo Credit: Lance Bangs, Courtesy Girlie Action]]>
<![CDATA[2015 San Diego Music Awards Nominees Announced]]> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:26:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/Prayers+SoundDiego+LIVE+%2820%29.jpg
The San Diego Music Foundation have announced the nominees of the 2015 San Diego Music Awards, which will be held on Oct. 5 at Humphrey's By the Bay.

Photo Credit: Vito Di Stefano]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Aug. 16-22]]> Sun, 16 Aug 2015 10:11:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/incubus-17.jpg
Live Nation helps us highlight the best shows coming our way including Incubus, Metz, Morrissey and Chayanne.

Photo Credit: Ryan Cowen]]>
<![CDATA[A Lexington Field of Dreams]]> Sun, 16 Aug 2015 09:59:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lexington+Fields+SD.jpg
Just don't call 'em Celtic rock: Lexington Field explain why their music isn't easily defined in this week's Spotlight segment. Catch their whiskey-soaked bar anthems at Soda Bar on Aug. 22.]]>
<![CDATA[Up, Up and Away]]> Sun, 16 Aug 2015 09:25:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*160/eaaf110e4b7b11e28b2322000a1fbe1b7.jpg
Satisfy your live music cravings with F---ed Up at the Casbah, Burt Bacharach at Summer Pops, or Kelly Clarkson at Viejas Arena, among others.

Photo Credit: jamesrichardsiv/Instagram]]>
<![CDATA[Mundell Lowe Handles the Handlery]]> Sat, 15 Aug 2015 14:27:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/bonniemundell.jpg
Lowe may be the most modern thinking 93-year-old on the planet -- and certainly delivered during his performance at the Handlery Hotel on Aug. 7.]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Jo Dee Messina]]> Sat, 15 Aug 2015 11:05:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/IMG_0254+copyNBCJODee+2.jpg
The "Unmistakable" Jo Dee Messina stopped into San Diego on Aug. 1 for a riveting show at the Balboa Theatre. Fast-rising country music star Jessica Lynn opened.

Photo Credit: Connie Bolger]]>
<![CDATA[Pacific Rock Lobster]]> Sat, 15 Aug 2015 11:17:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/B-52s.jpg
The Athens, Georgia, icons visit the iconic Shelter Island venue on Saturday night.]]>