<![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, 28 Nov 2015 01:45:57 -0800 Sat, 28 Nov 2015 01:45:57 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[A Weekend of X-cess]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:10:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Exene+Cervenka+Cropped.jpg
91x's Robin Roth highlights the best live-music options for your Thanksgiving weekend -- including X's two-night stand at the Casbah.

Photo Credit: Dan Chusid]]>
<![CDATA[Observatory North Park: Year in Photos]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:38:56 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Morrissey33.jpg
We take a look back at all the great shows at Observatory North Park in 2015 -- including Morrissey, Father John Misty, the Growlers and more.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[DeLong and Short of It]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:57:07 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/RobertDontWaitUp.JPG
Robert DeLong heads up an eclectic cast of live-music options for your post-Turkey Day Friday night fun.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Glassnote Records]]>
<![CDATA[A Very John Waters Christmas]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:17:52 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/11-18-2013-john-waters.jpg
John Waters -- the master of the weird and the wonderful, and man behind such black comedies as "Pink Flamingos" -- comes to town armed with a Christmas show and advice for those who hate the holiday.

Photo Credit: Greg Gorman]]>
<![CDATA[House of Blues: Year in Photos]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:25:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/182*120/G.+Love+and+Special+Sauce+1.18.15+%286%29.jpg
Twenty-fifteen -- it was a helluva year for shows! Here's a recap of who we saw at House of Blues this year, lest your memory be failing you.

Photo Credit: Connie Bolger]]>
<![CDATA[Canceled: Jane's Addiction at Wrex the Halls]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:12:55 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/91x+Wrex+The+Halls+AM+%2878+of+78%29.jpg
Jane's Addiction, who was scheduled as the headliner for 91x's annual Wrex the Halls concert in December, will not be performing -- but the show must go on, with a new venue and cheaper tickets!]]>
<![CDATA[Belly Up: Year in Photos]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:55:04 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Klemow+Foo+Fighters+Grohl+Belly+Up+Cropped.jpg
We take a look back at the year in photos for the Belly Up -- including shows with the Foo Fighters, David Cook, Steve Earle and Ozomatli, among others.]]>
<![CDATA[Bite the Fuzz With the Peach Kings]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:37:53 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*123/ThePeachKings.jpg
Get stuffed with L.A. garage-noir duo the Peach Kings on Sunday at Casbah.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Intrigue]]>
<![CDATA[Check in for Cash'd Out]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:19:23 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cashd+Out+SoundDiego+LIVE+6.27+Tin+Roof+%2818%29.jpg
Wednesday sees Cash'd Out bringing Johnny back to life at Casbah, while Wand (whose fan list includes Ty Segall) make noise at Soda Bar.

Photo Credit: John Audley]]>
<![CDATA[Wand's Antisocial Network]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:55:38 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Wand+Band+Press+Photo+4.jpg
Wand, the L.A.-based psych-rock band, purposely avoids social media in order to make records -- at an astounding rate. Their frontman, Cory Hanson, talks to SoundDiego about it.]]>
<![CDATA[Paint It Greene]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:07:38 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/SAM_0313.JPG
Tuesday welcomes former Black Crowes member Jackie Greene to Observatory, while B├śRNS take to Quartyard for an afternoon set before taking on a sold-out Belly Up.

Photo Credit: Rosemary Bystrak]]>
<![CDATA[Beets, Bears, Battle Bot]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 07:42:24 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/20140724_135725.jpg
Monday kicks off with DJ Artistic's year-ending Hip-Hop Battle Bot at Casbah, while Le Ra takes on Soda Bar.]]>
<![CDATA[Inspired and the Sleep Dream On]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 10:45:55 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Inspired._and_Sleep.jpg
Inspired and the Sleep's frontman, Max Greenhalgh, discusses the music videos behind each song on the band's new album. Don't miss them at Soda Bar on Sunday, Nov. 22.]]>
<![CDATA[Lucero in the Sky with Diamonds]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 10:20:41 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Lucero+press+photo+-+Jamie+Harmon1.jpg
Lucero -- and their rabid fanbase -- head up a packed Sunday for live music in San Diego. You've got options a'plenty.]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Nov. 22-28]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 10:51:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Rise+Against+RIMAC+Matthews+9.18.14+%2817%29.jpg
We highlight the must-see shows coming to town in our SoundDiego Set List -- including Rise Against, Borns and Sublime With Rome.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[What Makes Big Data So 'Dangerous']]> Sat, 21 Nov 2015 11:45:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/203*120/big-data-by-leo-pia.jpg
Big Data mastermind Alan Wilkis talks paranoia, tinfoil hats, his "Dangerous" hit and the form his band takes on tour ahead of Sunday's show at Music Box.

Photo Credit: Copyright: Leo PIA]]>
<![CDATA[Time to Wake the Bear]]> Sat, 21 Nov 2015 09:35:53 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_SDTV052513_MINUS_THE_BEAR_722x406_31386179808.jpg
Minus the Bear (pictured) return to San Diego on a bill shared with Murder By Death.]]>
<![CDATA[Get the Weekend Skinny]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 08:50:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/248*120/tlmd_banda_skinny_puppy_demanda_eeuu_620_300.jpg
91x's Robin Roth breaks down the weekend's best live-music bets -- including Skinny Puppy at the Observatory North Park on Friday, Nov. 20.]]>
<![CDATA[Upcoming Concerts]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:42:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/Coachella2014-Saturday-Muse-5.jpg
Some of the names on the way to San Diego stages may surprise you -- Muse, for example.

Photo Credit: Ryan Cowen]]>
<![CDATA[Head Broncho]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 08:10:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDTV_120713_BRONCHO_1200x675_84068419538.jpg
Take in the sights and sounds of a busy Friday night for live music in San Diego -- including Broncho at the Hideout.]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiegoGram Gallery]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:04:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*160/1210523215132620289715401655116071n.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: thedrunkphotographer/Instagram]]>
<![CDATA[The Life of Ryan]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 07:48:04 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Ryan+Bingham+06.JPG
Ryan Bingham begins a two-night stand at the Belly Up on Thursday.

Photo Credit: Rosemary Bystrak]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Heart]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:45:34 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Heart-HarrahsNov2015+%2835%29.jpg
Rock legends Heart breathed life into Harrah's Resort Southern California on Nov. 15.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Gilbert Castellanos Brings Jazz to the Symphony]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:15:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/gilmanuel722.jpg
Castellanos, the new artistic curator for a Symphony Hall jazz series that opens Nov. 21, talks about the exciting prospects that lie ahead.

Photo Credit: Manuel Cruces Camberos]]>
<![CDATA[A Welcome Lull]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 09:47:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/casbah+generic.jpg
Wednesday slows down with the Lulls at Casbah, while a handful of other venues around town host local shows.

Photo Credit: Rosemary Bystrak]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Richard Thompson Trio]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:53:28 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/174*120/Richard+Thompson+Trio+Dan+Chusid+2015+%2814%29.jpg
Richard Thompson, of Fairport Convention fame, and his trio wowed a packed Belly Up on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015.

Photo Credit: Dan Chusid]]>
<![CDATA[Oh Boy & Bear]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 10:50:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/boy-and-bear-press-shots-2013-03.jpg
Aussie indie-folk outfit Boy & Bear test the "Limit of Love," their recent release, on a sold-out Soda Bar Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Headjam]]>
<![CDATA[Psyched for the Furs]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 09:13:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/psychedelic-furs-richard-butler.jpg
Tuesday sees the Psychedelic Furs return to San Diego, while Keep Shelly in Athens, Boy & Bear and others hold down venues around town.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Rob Machado Foundation Benefit]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:41:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Rob+Machado+Benefit+Belly+Up+2015+%2836%29.jpg
Big-name musical acts Matt Nathanson, Brett Dennen and Grouplove's Andrew Wesson performed at the Belly Up for the fourth annual Rob Machado Foundation Benefit show on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015.

Photo Credit: Connie Bolger]]>
<![CDATA[12 Musicians With San Diego Ties]]> Sat, 21 Nov 2015 10:06:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/eric+clapton+depression.jpg
We all know about Eddie Vedder, Jewel and Jason Mraz. Now we take a look at 12 big-name musicians you may not know have San Diego ties.

Photo Credit: Redferns]]>
<![CDATA[With Flying City and Colours]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 07:34:31 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/117846163.jpg
Monday soothes with City and Colour at House of Blues, while Belly Up and Observatory host sold-out shows.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Bad & the Ugly: As Good As It Gets]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 10:51:11 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bad+and+the+Ugly+SD.jpg
Bad & the Ugly's frontman, Nate Hess, discusses his transition from music's heavier side to his current band's folk-tinged, rustic sounds -- see them live at the Casbah on Nov. 19.]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Nov. 15-21]]> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 10:05:15 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Mac+Miller+Michel+Dussack+%2814%29.jpg
The week's upcoming must-see shows in San Diego include Mac Miller, Everclear, Iration and more.

Photo Credit: Michel Dussack]]>
<![CDATA[Sunday's Main Squeeze]]> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 09:59:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Squeeze-4806R-1000px2.jpg
If the San Diego Music Thing hasn't worn you out yet, there's plenty to see on Sunday -- including Squeeze, X Ambassadors, Heart, and more.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Squeezeofficial.com]]>
<![CDATA[Have Lucero, Will Travel]]> Sat, 14 Nov 2015 13:16:42 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Lucero+press+photo+-+Jamie+Harmon1.jpg
Lucero's frontman, Ben Nichols, talks the band's evolution, new album -- and some guy named Matt Bradley.

Photo Credit: Jamie Harmon]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: King Diamond]]> Sat, 14 Nov 2015 13:45:24 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/KingDiamond147.jpg
King Diamond summoned "Abigail" -- his 1987 metal masterpiece album -- to life before a packed Observatory North Park crowd on Nov. 4, 2015. Holy Grail opened.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Joy to the World]]> Sat, 14 Nov 2015 08:56:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/_35C3829+722.jpg
The Joy Formidable headline the San Diego Music Fest on Saturday in North Park.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Hinds Sight]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 11:40:27 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hinds+SD.jpg
Hinds, the biggest buzzband from Spain in recent memory, tore through the Irenic with their uproariously fun lo-fi garage rock.]]>
<![CDATA[Brad Mehldau Trio Rocks the House]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 11:14:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/186*120/braddana722.jpg
Another sold-out house at the Scripps Research Institute for Athenaeum Jazz.

Photo Credit: Dan Atkinson]]>
<![CDATA[Ilya Say Goodnight]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:34:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Casbah-shot.jpg
The locals of Ilya play what may be their final show at the Casbah on Friday night as part of the San Diego Music Thing.]]>
<![CDATA[The Milo Greene Mile]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:31:40 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Milo+Greene+lg.jpg
91x's Robin Roth makes her weekend show picks -- and they include San Diego Music Thing events like Milo Greene at the Observatory North Park parking lot.

Photo Credit: Big Hassle]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Ghost]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 09:00:39 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Ghost+Observatory+Alex+Matthews+%2812%29.jpg
Didn't get enough scares on Halloween? Ghost's Papa Emeritus and the Nameless Ghouls creeped out on a rabid Observatory North Park crowd on Nov. 2.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[A Very Moody Music Thing]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:49:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/MattVasquezEmail.jpg
The San Diego Music Thing can overwhelm the senses -- so we broke down the showcases based on what kind of trouble you feel like getting into that night.

Photo Credit: Courtesy the artist]]>
<![CDATA[The Name's Bondy. A.A. Bondy.]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 08:19:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/99595532.jpg
Thursday kicks off the annual San Diego Music Thing, and as usual, this one's a doozy: A.A. Bondy, the Briefs, Viet Cong, Yo La Tengo and more perform.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Lamppost Debuts With Modern Baseball]]> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 15:19:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/modern_baseball_400_600.jpg
The new all-ages venue Lamppost Warehouse debuts this weekend with Modern Baseball.

Photo Credit: Courtesy the artist]]>
<![CDATA[Psyched for Painted Palms]]> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:03:29 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_PAINTED_PALMS_SOUNDDIEGO_10-31-15_1_1200x675_556463171517.jpg
San Francisco's Painted Palms hypnotic psych-pop "controlled" the Merrow, where we caught them for sessions.]]>
<![CDATA[Call It an Andra Day]]> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 10:07:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/andra-day-by-myriam-santos.jpg
Wednesday shines bright with Andra Day at Casbah, Shook Twins at Soda Bar and more.

Photo Credit: Myriam Santos ]]>
<![CDATA[Nicky Venus Album Premiere: "Little Runner"]]> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 11:45:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Nicky-Venus-Press-photo-2+cropped.jpg
Brace yourselves for the premiere of "Little Runner" -- the debut synth-pop EP by San Diego Music Award-winner Nicky Venus.

Photo Credit: Photo by Shane Wilson]]>