<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - SoundDiego]]> Copyright 2016 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 Sun, 01 May 2016 06:53:56 -0700 Sun, 01 May 2016 06:53:56 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[LIVE: The Arcs]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:00:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/The+Arcs-20April2016-Observatory13.jpg
"Yours, Dreamily," indeed: The Arcs, fronted by the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, had hearts aflutter when they headlined the Observatory North Park on April 20.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego's Making a Splash This Summer]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:49:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/boxer-rebellion-722x406.jpg
We've teamed up with Harrah's Resort Southern California to bring you the SoundDiego Summer Splash concert series!

Photo Credit: The Boxer Rebellion]]>
<![CDATA[Arkestral Maneuvers in the Dark]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:08:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/JWPK722.jpg
No charts, no discussion and no lights!

Photo Credit: Peter Kuhn]]>
<![CDATA[Live in La Mesa]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 07:02:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Birdy+Bardot.jpg
Birdy Bardot headlines a free party on a day filled with great music.]]>
<![CDATA[Mayday, Music Mayday at House of Blues!]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 13:59:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Insane+Clown+Posse.jpg
We're giving away two tickets to four House of Blues shows to one lucky winner! Enter now for your chance to see Motion City Soundtrack, Filter, PVRIS and Insane Clown Posse!

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[The Secrets Service]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:57:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_SECRETS_SOUNDDIEGO041616_1_1200x675_667684419648.jpg
Local post-hardcore band Secrets threw down a massive, hometown, all-ages ruckus at SOMA recently.]]>
<![CDATA[Sting Like a Buckfast Superbee]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:55:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SoundDiego+LIVE+Casbah+1.22%28190%29.jpg
91x's Robin Roth highlights the top shows coming your way this weekend -- including Buckfast Superbee, the Donkeys, Puscifer and more.

Photo Credit: John Audley]]>
<![CDATA[Donkeys Kong Country]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:48:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/The+Donkeys+2015+New.jpg
The Donkeys head up an eclectic night of live music in San Diego Friday, with an album release at the Whistle Stop.]]>
<![CDATA[Get Up With Thao & the Get Down Stay Down]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:32:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/174*120/Thao+21.jpg
Thao & the Get Down Stay Down head up a lively night of music in San Diego on Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Kaaboo Announces 2016 Music Lineup]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:34:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Tribal+Seeds+Kaaboo+2015+Day+2+%288%29.jpg
Kaaboo returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds for Round Two on Sept. 16-18 -- and holy musical matrimony, the lineup is a wondrous mashup! Read on for the full list of 60+ bands.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Why So Gloomy, Rob Crow?]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:38:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_ROB_CROWS_GLOOMY_PLACE_SOUNDDIEGO041616_1_1200x675_667683907735.jpg
The namesake of Rob Crow's Gloomy Place (and Pinback co-founder) talked with Rosemary Bystrak about touring with a new band and more at the Casbah, which made a cameo in the band's music video.]]>
<![CDATA[Reach for the Har Mar Superstar]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:45:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/192*120/har-mar-superstar.jpg
Wednesday launches party mode with the wacky dance stylings of Har Mar Superstar at Casbah, while Jamestown Revival hit Belly Up, and La Ley play the first of two nights at House of Blues.]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: NOFX]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 11:16:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Nofx9.jpg
Punk legends NOFX got "Punk in Drublic" at their wild, sold-out House of Blues show on April 14, when Direct Hit and Mean Jeans opened.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Moving Black Mountains]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:08:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/176*120/Black+Mountain+1.jpg
Tuesday says heyo to Black Mountain at Casbah after Nathaniel Rateliff & the Nightsweats play a free FM 94/9 mini-set at Quartyard earlier in the evening.]]>
<![CDATA[Running a Dengue Fever]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:31:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_DENGUE_FEVER_SOUNDDIEGO041616_1_1200x675_667680835778.jpg
Los Angeles-based Dengue Fever crashed the Casbah with their Cambodian psych-pop jams, which we let gloriously infect us during their recent SoundDiego session.]]>
<![CDATA[The Audacious Barron]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:01:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/166*120/kbth.jpg
Kicking off their set with an audacious selection, the Kenny Barron Trio contributed to a superlative evening of jazz at the Anthenaeum.

Photo Credit: Tom Harten]]>
<![CDATA[Bait and Switchfoot]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 08:27:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Switchfoot-9667.jpg
Monday calls out the couch potatoes with some cheap but solid live-music options, like Switchfoot at Music Box, DJ Artistic's Hip-Hop Battle Bots at Casbah and the Office's two-year anniversary of its Undercover...

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Blackberry Smoke]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 09:39:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Blackberry+Smoke-.jpg
Blackberry Smoke, the Atlanta, Georgia-based outlaw honky-tonk country/soul band, had the Belly Up hangin' on every note during their April 14 show. Charlie Overbey & the Broken Arrows opened.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[The Casbah Goes Purple]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 09:43:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/prince+dies.jpg
Sunday night seems to be tributes galore -- with the Casbah paying respects to Prince, David Bowie's backing band hitting Music Box, and a full lineup of tribute acts at House of Blues.]]>
<![CDATA[Michael Calfan Goes Bang Bang]]> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 09:07:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_MICHAEL_CALFAN_SOUNDDIEGO041616_1_1200x675_667682371954.jpg
Michael Calfan, one of the world hottest DJs, hit downtown's Bang Bang nightclub with the EDM thunder -- and chats with DJ IDeaL.]]>
<![CDATA[End of the Road for Off the Record]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 10:51:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/171*120/Off+the+Record+Dustin+Lothspeich+2.jpg
Off the Record, the San Diego vinyl institution, has announced it will close its doors at the end of April.]]>
<![CDATA[Hills Like Elephants in the Room]]> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 09:01:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SoundDiego+Hills+Elephants+Diamond+Lakes+Verigolds+%28100%29.jpg
There are plenty of great live-music options in store for your sunny Saturday -- like Hills Like Elephants, Dilated Peoples, Ellie Goulding, and more.

Photo Credit: John Audley]]>
<![CDATA[Horns In the Barrio]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:22:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/OchsBWright722.jpg
Bonnie Wright featured the trio of Larry Ochs, Dave Rempis and Darren Johnston for a wild Sunday evening.

Photo Credit: Bonnie Wright]]>
<![CDATA[LIVE: Moe]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:14:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Moe+Fatima+Kelley+%282%29.jpg
San Diego "moe.rons" came out in full force for Moe's sold-out Observatory North Park show on April 7.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[The Walking Dead Feather Moon]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:28:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Dead+Feather+Moon+%283%29-2.jpg
91x's Robin Roth highlights the top shows coming our way this weekend -- including Dead Feather Moon, Deerhunter, Say Anything, and more.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Deerhunter in the Headlights]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:13:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/168*120/Deerhunter_2015.jpg
Friday's got shows for everyone, including performances by Deerhunter, Dead Feather Moon, Kitten, Mac Sabbath, and more.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Mourns Music Icon Prince]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:49:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/prince+welcome+2+america.JPG
San Diegans reacted in shock on Thursday to news that the Rock + Roll Hall of Famer Prince had died at 57.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Social Media Buzzes With Memories of Prince]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:20:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/AP_110806019888-prince.jpg
Many took to social media on Thursday morning to mourn the loss of superstar Prince.

Photo Credit: AP
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<![CDATA[Into the Great Unknown Mortal Orchestra]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:53:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/218*120/Unknown-Mortal-Orchestra.jpg
Unknown Mortal Orchestra head up an exciting night of live music in San Diego, which includes shows by Deafheaven, Haunted Summer, Parachute and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Thank Dead Heavens]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 10:23:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_DEAD_HEAVENS_SOUNDDIEGO041616_1_1200x675_667684419745.jpg
Dead Heavens rode that "Adderall Highway" into Soda Bar, where SoundDiego caught their performance for a sessions segment.]]>
<![CDATA[Photos: Hard Rock Hotel Remembers Prince]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:40:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Prince-Tribute-0421+239.JPG
The Hard Rock Hotel in the Gaslamp Quarter paid tribute to Prince on Thursday with bright, purple lights in its lobby. A large screen featured a photo of the music icon and the hotel played Prince songs all day....

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[For the Love of the Game]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 10:22:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*160/DJ+Artform.jpg
The Padres add a new member to their ranks for the 2016 season: an official DJ.

Photo Credit: Erik Jorgensen]]>
<![CDATA[Going Big Pink]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:43:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/The+Big+Pink+-+Copy.jpg
Wednesday muscles up with indie dance from the Big Pink at Soda Bar, and sold-out shows from Wild Nothing at Casbah and the Arcs at Observatory.]]>
<![CDATA[Coachella 2016 Art]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:03:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-521514934.jpg
The first weekend of Coachella 2016 meant all-new, outlandish art displays in Indio, California.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Two Places at Once]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:02:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dresserkyle6.jpg
Musicians transcend geography, playing across coasts to present a feast for the ears and the eyes.

Photo Credit: Kyle Johnson]]>
<![CDATA[Silversun Pick Me Ups]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:30:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-521764422.jpg
Tuesday calls in Silversun Pickups from Coachella to play a sold-out show at Observatory, while the Damned and the Creepy Creeps play their own sold-out set at Belly Up.]]>
<![CDATA[Celebrities at Coachella 2016]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:25:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*159/GettyImages-522117056.jpg
Indio, California, was celeb-central when Coachella 2016 hit town. Rihanna (pictured), Kendall Jenner, Paris Hilton, Seal and more hit the desert.]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Does Coachella 2016]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:47:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*160/xE-Ferris-Wheel.jpg
Our roving reporters put in many miles at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, Calif., this year.

Photo Credit: Eric S. Page]]>
<![CDATA[Coachella Goes out With a Bang]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 11:30:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-522013300.jpg
Sunday -- and Coachella's first weekend -- ended the way the festival started: with big name and surprise guests.

Photo Credit: Getty]]>
<![CDATA[Coachella 2016: Day 3]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:30:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/161*120/GettyImages-522093994.jpg
San Diego's own Prayers, superstar DJ Calvin Harris and many others performed on Sunday in Indio, California, to cap the final day of Weekend 1 of Coachella 2016,

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Foxtails Brigade Pop off at Soda Bar]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:21:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/FoxtailsMainPressImage.jpg
Foxtails Brigade headline at Soda Bar on Monday.

Photo Credit: Foxtails Brigade]]>
<![CDATA[Coachella 2016: Day 2]]> Sun, 17 Apr 2016 13:40:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/GettyImages-521781490.jpg
Some of the biggest names in music descended upon Coachella for day two of the festival -- like Guns N' Roses, Lorde, Snoop Dogg, Zedd, Sam Smith, Ice Cube and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Coachella 2016 Day 2: Special Guests Galore]]> Sun, 17 Apr 2016 13:16:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/GettyImages-521651452.jpg
Special surprise guests reigned supreme during day two of Coachella 2016 on Saturday, April 16. SoundDiego blogger Scott McDonald braves the elements to report from Indio, California.

Photo Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella]]>
<![CDATA[Mrs. Henry Dress For Success]]> Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:32:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_MRS_HENRY_SOUNDDIEGO041616_1_1200x675_667683395723.jpg
The Otay-based Mrs. Henry talk about their influences, keeping their rock & roll decidedly old school -- and dressing for success. See the band on Friday, April 22, at the Casbah.]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: April 17-23]]> Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:31:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Silversun+Pickups+Michel+Dussack+%2820%29.jpg
Our SoundDiego Set List highlights the must-see shows coming your way this week -- like Silversun Pickups, Mac Sabbath, Wild Nothing, and more.

Photo Credit: Michel Dussack]]>
<![CDATA[Acid Mothers Temple of Doom]]> Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:38:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Acid+Mothers+Temple+Press+Photo.JPG
Skipping Coachella? No worries -- you've got plenty of show options for Sunday in San Diego, like Acid Mothers Temple, Anoushka Shankar, Laura Stevenson, and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Coachella 2016: Day 1]]> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 15:43:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-521513522.jpg
The 2016 Coachella Music & Art Festival returns to Indio, California with some of the biggest names in music including LCD Soundsystem, Ellie Goulding, Jack U, and more.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Coachella 2016 Day 1: Changes, Kanye, and Wind]]> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 15:53:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/172*120/GettyImages-521507998.jpg
Changes, Kanye -- and wind -- were highlights of Coachella 2016's first day on Friday, April 15. SoundDiego blogger Scott McDonald braves the element to report from Indio, California.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for Coachella]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Record Store Day!]]> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 09:06:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*160/113481901464019900594442836477336n.jpg
Vinyl shops all over town are celebrating on Saturday.

Photo Credit: noelamadeus/Instagram]]>
<![CDATA[Coachella Music Festival Begins Friday]]> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 19:06:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/coachellaGettyImages-470287344.jpg
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival begins its two-weekend run Friday, with tens of thousands expected to stream into Indio for the annual desert spectacle.]]>