<![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-usMon, 29 May 2017 23:03:17 -0700Mon, 29 May 2017 23:03:17 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Say Thank You to Wavves]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 13:09:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/210*120/Wavves+by+ALEXANDRA+GAVILLET.jpeg
San Diego noise pop export Wavves released their new album, "You're Welcome," this month. Bassist Stephen Pope chats about their tour with blink-182 and how he met frontman Nathan Williams.

Photo Credit: Alexandra Gavillet]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: At the Drive-In at SOMA]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 15:02:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/At+the+Drive+In+by+Tim+Fears10.jpg
Despite some interpersonal issues over the years, At the Drive-In reunited yet again to release a new album. They played SOMA on Tuesday, May 9.

Photo Credit: Tim Fears]]>
<![CDATA[Venue Change for Mexican Rockers DLD]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 09:51:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/DLD+Press+Photo.jpeg
It's Memorial Day -- offerings are limited but good. At the Casbah, Mexican rockers DLD; at Soda Bar, Seattle electronic duo NAVVI; at Blonde, Frontier Ruckus bring the Michigan folk foot stomping.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of DLD]]>
<![CDATA[Mount Kimbie Turn Life Into Electronic Art]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 14:14:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Mount+Kimbie+Press+Photo.jpg
Ahead of their Music Box show on Wednesday, May 31, Mount Kimbie talk about their relationship with James Blake and how they find music in the mundane.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Mount Kimbie]]>
<![CDATA[Captain Auzmo Analyzes Art and Love]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 10:33:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Captain+Auzmo+5.27+screengrab.PNG
On this week's SoundDiego TV Spotlight, Captain Auzmo chats about Greek mythology in the San Diego Museum of Art and how he's "always healing [his] own heart."]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: May 28-June 3]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 10:12:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Modest+Mouse+Fatima+Kelley+7.26.16+%287%29.jpg
Whether it's Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas at Soda Bar, Wavves at the Irenic or Modest Mouse at Cal Coast's Open Air Theatre, we've got you covered on this week's Set List.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Drop Into Memorial Day Weekend Mode]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 10:03:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Quel-Bordel.jpg
On Sunday night, don't miss a special Memorial Day edition of Booty Bassment at Casbah, a Quel Bordel party at the Holding Company 1502 or Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas at Soda Bar.]]>
<![CDATA[Sango Ups the Warehouse Takeover Game]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 10:34:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sango+by+Mikey+Avila.jpg
The Travelers Club of San Diego has been hosting some grade-A rap talent around town, and this time around they're upping their game with Sango at the Warehouse Takeover.

Photo Credit: Mikey Avila]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Chainsmokers at Valley View Casino Center]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 13:04:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Chainsmokers+by+Fatima+Kelley1.jpg
The fireworks were all queued up for the Chainsmokers' appearance at Valley View Casino Center on Monday, May 8.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Strokes Offshoot CRX Return]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 10:45:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CRX+Press+Photo.png
There are so many things to do on Saturday night that you're going to have to budget out your energy to do it all -- from a huge party at the Lafayette to CRX at Soda Bar.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of CRX]]>
<![CDATA[Del Mar Concerts Back on Track With Slightly Stoopid]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 08:15:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/173*120/Slightly-Stoopid-Sleep-Train+%2814%29.jpg
The Del Mar Racetrack hits the ground running this year with hometown reggae rockers Slightly Stoopid.

Photo Credit: Steve Covault]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Channel 933 Summer Kick Off Concert]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 10:03:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Hailee+Steinfeld+5.12.17+Allyson+Ta+%281%29.jpg
Channel 933's Summer Kick Off Concert brought some of music's biggest names through Mattress Firm Amphitheatre on May 12.

Photo Credit: Allyson Ta]]>
<![CDATA[Power to the People]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 08:24:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Foster-the-People-Firefly-20-June-2015.jpg
Get the long weekend started with a show: Foster the People headline the Observatory, Dream Joints host a huge record release at the Casbah, and Los Lonely Boys crash the Belly Up.]]>
<![CDATA[Save Space for SoundDiego LIVE in June]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 17:18:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/234*120/Colleen-Green.jpg
Our FREE SoundDiego LIVE concert series takes over the all-new Space Bar on El Cajon Boulevard, with Tim Pyles of 91x hosting, THREE fantastic bands and a Belching Beaver craft-beer happy hour!

Photo Credit: Colleen Green]]>
<![CDATA[Win Tickets to 2017 Kaaboo Del Mar]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 11:51:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-453147940.jpg
Kaaboo Del Mar returns to town on Sept. 15-17 -- and we're giving away two three-day Hang Loose general admission passes to one lucky winner!

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Flaming Lips' Observatory Trip Out]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 10:52:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Flaming+Lips+5.13+performance+screengrab.PNG
The Flaming Lips tripped out at Observatory North Park on Saturday, May 13, and SoundDiego correspondent Alysha Nett got all existential with mastermind Wayne Coyne.]]>
<![CDATA[New Del Mar Concert Venue Passes Major Hurdle]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 12:29:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Del-Mar-exterior.jpg
The 22nd District Agricultural Association board of directors voted unanimously on Tuesday to proceed with the project.]]>
<![CDATA[Le Youth Gone Wild]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 11:02:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/183*120/le-youth-press-shots-2014-1393333364-view-0.jpg
Robin Roth's top weekend show picks include Le Youth at Horizon Carnival, Foster the People at the Observatory, and CRX at Soda Bar.]]>
<![CDATA[Starship Troopers]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 10:00:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/198*120/89817385.jpg
Jefferson Starship play a sold-out Belly Up Thursday, but if you didn't snag tickets, you've got plenty of options.]]>
<![CDATA[STS9's Groovy Universe]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 11:24:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/STS9+4.29.17+screengrab.PNG
Instrumental jazz/electro/funk/hip-hop troupe Sound Sector Tribe 9, or STS9 for short, transported us into an entirely new, groovy universe at a sold-out Observatory North Park on April 8. ]]>
<![CDATA[Preacher vs Choir's Dark Arts]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 11:12:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/163*120/Preacher+vs+Choir+by+Rez.jpg
San Diego rapper Chris Mosher, aka Preacher vs Choir, digs into the dark arts for his latest track, "Servitude."

Photo Credit: Photo by Rez]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: The Flaming Lips at the Observatory]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 11:55:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Flaming+Lips+AM+%281+of+19%29.jpg
The Flaming Lips brought the self-proclaimed "world's greatest acid punch party" through the Observatory North Park on May 7.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Alive & Well's Warped Battle]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 16:18:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Alive+and+Well+Rebecca+Joelson.jpg
Local pop-punk group Alive & Well are competing in a battle-of-the-bands to dwarf all others with the hope of landing a mainstage slot on the 2017 Vans Warped Tour.

Photo Credit: Photo by Rebecca Joelson]]>
<![CDATA[Jessica Hernandez and the Confluence of Cultures]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 11:59:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Jessica+Hernandez+by+Colleen+Durkin.jpg
A timely chat with Jessica Hernandez about her new, bilingual double album and how different languages carry different emotions. See her at Soda Bar on Sunday, May 28.

Photo Credit: Colleen Durkin]]>
<![CDATA[Pinky Pinky Show Strength and Vitality of Youth]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 14:42:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pinky+Pinky+Press+Photo.jpg
Two 17-year-olds, a 19-year-old, a creepy band name and a mature '60s vibe comprise proto-prog garage rock band, Pinky Pinky. They play Soda Bar on Saturday, May 27, with CRX.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Pinky Pinky]]>
<![CDATA[Life of Brian]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 09:38:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/188*120/brian_wilson_1.jpeg
Cross off an item on your bucket list and head to the San Diego Civic Theatre Wednesday for "Pet Sounds: The Final Performances" by the legendary Brian Wilson.]]>
<![CDATA[So Many Hoops, So Little Time]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 10:06:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Hoops+FB.jpg
Indiana's own red-hot buzz band Hoops make up for their SD show cancellation earlier this year by headlining Casbah Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Omega Three Oil up Casbah]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 09:46:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Omega+Three+Press+Photo.jpeg
Monday night means rock and Americana with Omega Three headlining the Casbah, Danny Black (of Good Old War) at the Merrow and Crooked Bangs at Whistle Stop.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Omega Three]]>
<![CDATA[Nate Donnis Opens Pandora's Box]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 11:56:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/05_20_SDTV_NateDonnis_1200x675_948525123651.jpg
On this week's Spotlight, Nate Donnis talks about getting millions of Pandora plays and landing songs on popular television shows. Catch the Nate Donnis Trio at Belly Up on Tuesday, May 23.]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: May 20-26]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 11:20:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CRX+Press+Photo.png
On this week's episode, our Set List includes Ann Wilson at the Belly Up, CRX at Soda Bar and Foster the People at the Observatory. Plus, Live Nation's picks for the month! 

Photo Credit: Courtesy of CRX]]>
<![CDATA[Pato Banton and Ann Wilson Heat up Solana Beach]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 09:03:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/03_11_SDTV_PatoBanton_1200x675_895291459634.jpg
The heat wave continues as Fiesta Del Sol returns to Solana Beach with Pato Banton. Head to the Belly Up after that to see Ann Wilson of Heart wail away.]]>
<![CDATA['Terrible Human Beings' the Orwells Look for Love]]> Sat, 20 May 2017 11:52:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/05_06_SDTV_TheOrwells_1200x675_937483843893.jpg
Chicago garage rockers the Orwells played the Irenic in March, and they sat down to chat about their new record and looking for love on tour. ]]>
<![CDATA[Festival of Arts Packs the Streets]]> Sat, 20 May 2017 09:32:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_B_SIDE_PLAYERS_SOUNDDIEGO10_03_15_1200x675_538111555594.jpg
Bring on the heat -- B-Side Players, Sure Fire Soul Ensemble and more play the North Park Festival of Arts while Sweet Spirit headline Soda Bar.]]>
<![CDATA[Petra-Fi Records' Small World]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 14:29:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/198*120/Petri+Fi+Records+Photo.jpg
San Diego artists have another, more unique route to take when it comes to releasing their music -- North County's Petra-Fi Records, which specializes in small-run vinyl pressings.

Photo Credit: Photo courtesy of Blaine Mazzetti]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Face to Face at the Casbah]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 11:04:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Face+to+Face+5.6.17+Tim+Fears+%284%29.jpg
SoCal pop-punk icons Face to Face obliterated the Casbah on May 6, with help from Bad Cop/Bad Cop.

Photo Credit: Tim Fears]]>
<![CDATA[Days of Thundercat]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 10:00:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*121/GettyImages-671666764.jpg
Thundercat headlines the Observatory North Park Friday -- and kicks off the weekend right.

Photo Credit: (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella)]]>
<![CDATA[Family, Fans Mourn Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell]]> Thu, 18 May 2017 11:46:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/195*120/ccIMG_19381.jpg
Rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died at age 52, and police said Thursday that his death is being investigated as a possible suicide.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[SWMRS Take All]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 09:48:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/SWMRS+91x+X-Fest+2016+%289%29.jpg
Robin Roth's top weekend show picks include SWMRS at the Irenic, Dead Man's Party at Fiesta Del Sol, and Ann Wilson at the Belly Up.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[A Mariachi El Bronx Tale]]> Tue, 16 May 2017 09:55:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/Mariachi+El+Bronx+5.13+screengrab.PNG
Party time excellent: SoundDiego LIVE alum Mariachi El Bronx brought the fiesta to the Belly Up on -- when else? -- Cinco de Mayo!]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Kings of Leon at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre]]> Mon, 15 May 2017 10:11:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/Kings+of+Leon+by+Tim+Fears6.jpg
Kings of Leon didn't waste a moment of their set at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre on Friday, April 28.

Photo Credit: Tim Fears]]>
<![CDATA[Embark on the Great Electric Quest]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 14:16:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/194*120/Great+Electric+Quest+Live+by+Jason+Bang2.jpg
Oceanside-based rock & rollers Great Electric Quest are always grinding: Whether constantly touring, recording new music, or releasing others' through their own Glory Or Death Records label -- their hustle...

Photo Credit: Jason Bang]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness and Atlas Genius]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 10:15:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Andrew+McMahon+5.5.17+Connie+Bolger+%285%29.jpg
House of Blues San Diego got an indie-pop double whammy on May 5 when Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, and Atlas Genius both hit the stage.

Photo Credit: Connie Bolger]]>
<![CDATA[Heart's Ann Wilson Phones Home]]> Mon, 15 May 2017 12:46:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ann+Wilson+of+Heart.jpg
Ann Wilson, of iconic rock band Heart, was a San Diego Navy brat before she made it big in Canada during the Vietnam War. She plays Belly Up on Sunday, May 21.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Ann Wilson]]>
<![CDATA[Upcoming Concerts]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 10:14:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/GettyImages-174532756.jpg
More like Mr. October: The National headline SDSU's Open Air Theatre on Oct. 12 -- and that's just one of many must-see shows you need to know about.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[The OB Street Fair Gets Cookin']]> Wed, 17 May 2017 11:03:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/ob-street-fair-homepageweb.jpg
The OB Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off is back and it's taking over the neighborhood on June 24 with food, beer, art -- and tons of music!]]>
<![CDATA[Green Flash Concert Series Turns the Tide]]> Tue, 16 May 2017 08:49:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Milo+Greene+lg.jpg
The Green Flash Concert Series brings an array of musical treats to the Tide-Pool Plaza at Scripps Birch Aquarium from May 17 to Sept. 20.

Photo Credit: Big Hassle]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: New Del Mar Fairgrounds Live-Music Venue Planned]]> Wed, 10 May 2017 10:11:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/210*120/Artist+Rendering+of+Del+Mar+SSRP.PNG
An architecture firm hired by Del Mar Fairgrounds owner/operators have revealed designs for a new 1,900-seat music venue at the site.]]>
<![CDATA[The Ghosts of Delta Spirit's Matthew Logan Vasquez ]]> Sat, 13 May 2017 13:05:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Matthew+Logan+Vasquez+Press+Photo.jpg
Delta Spirit's Matthew Logan Vasquez talks financial hardships, starting a family and going out on his own ahead of his Casbah appearance on Thursday, May 18.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Matthew Logan Vasquez]]>
<![CDATA[Taken by Canadians Drop Anchor]]> Sun, 14 May 2017 10:57:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Taken+by+Canadians+by+Vito+di+Stefano.jpeg
On this week's Spotlight by the bay, Taken by Canadians talk recording, unreliability, facial hair and marriage. They play Thursday, May 18, at Belly Up. 

Photo Credit: Vito Di Stefano]]>