<![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 Sun, 01 Feb 2015 03:47:03 -0800 Sun, 01 Feb 2015 03:47:03 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SoundDiego LIVE Crashes the Casbah]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:29:52 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SoundDiego+LIVE+Casbah+1.30.15+Audley+%28117%29.jpg
SoundDiego LIVE returned to the Casbah on Jan. 30 with a little help from We Are Scientists, Schitzophonics, Nicky Venus, 91x's Tim Pyles and Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey.

Photo Credit: John Audley]]>
<![CDATA[Dear Daniel ]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:57:20 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/1ycwong.jpg
Marshall Hawkins organized this wonderful, heartfelt celebration during Daniel Jackson Week in San Diego.

Photo Credit: YC Wong]]>
<![CDATA[Win Tickets to See the Used!]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:20:54 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/TheUsed.HOB.MarissaCarter.3.29+%289%29.jpg
One lucky winner will win four tickets, meet-and-greet passes and more to see the Used at House of Blues on April 3!

Photo Credit: Marissa Carter]]>
<![CDATA[Wale World]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:33:27 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/166*120/wale+930.jpg
The Observatory gets blasted with Wale on Saturday night.]]>
<![CDATA[From the Couch to the Hustle]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:40:31 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Parker+Edison+Live+Photo.jpg
J. Smith examines the ever-hustling persona of Parker Edison on his latest album, "The Couch Tapes," and his new DVD, "Banana Clip."

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Parker Edison]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego LIVE: Friday Night Done Right]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:06:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/we_are_scientists.jpg
Kick off the weekend with a bang at our FREE SoundDiego LIVE party at the Casbah with We Are Scientists!

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[The Loft's Incendiary Double Bill ]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:23:38 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Abbey+Rader+Quartet+Brian+Ross.jpg
Grimes' one-man show combined elements of spoken word and '70s soul; Rader's set was incendiary to the extreme.

Photo Credit: Brian Ross]]>
<![CDATA[The Patti Smith Show]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:06:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/200*120/103004072.jpg
91X's Robin Roth breaks down the best weekend shows for you -- including the iconic Patti Smith at Balboa Theatre on Saturday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[The Joys of the Hood]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:11:14 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The+Hood+Internet.jpg
The Hood Internet return to the Casbah on Thursday.

Photo Credit: Clayton Hauck]]>
<![CDATA[DeLonge Responds to Barker, Hoppus With Letter]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:03:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/2221009.jpg
The puns are never ending, and so, seemingly, is this Blink-182 fall out. Here's the latest installment.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Frank Micelotta]]>
<![CDATA[Wadada Leo Smith: "Ten Freedom Summers" Live]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:56:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/202*120/1tinatallon722.jpg
Smith's musical interpretation of America's struggle with human rights came to life through his Pulitzer Prize-nominated suite of compositions.

Photo Credit: Tina Tallon]]>
<![CDATA[Light as a Dead Feather Moon]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:19:52 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dead+Feather+Moon+Press+Photo.jpg
Wednesday rejoices with locals Barbarian (with a new album out Tuesday!) supporting a local bill of Dead Feather Moon and Shake Before Us at Belly Up, while the Devil Makes Three and Crash Kings hit up other San...]]>
<![CDATA[What's My Band Again?]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:50:03 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/162*120/FDSJKLFSJLKLKS.JPG
What's going on with Blink-182's lineup?

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[The Friendliest Ghost You Know]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:13:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/EricRyanAnderson_JUKEBOX2014_FINAL-2.jpg
East Coast pop outfit Jukebox the Ghost materialize at Soda Bar on Feb. 2.

Photo Credit: Eric Ryan Anderson]]>
<![CDATA['Ello, Mates of State!]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:25:46 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/matestsate.jpg
Tuesday gets down with Mates of State at Casbah, while Cult of Youth, AJ Froman and Surefire Soul Ensemble make beautiful music around town.

Photo Credit: Crackerfarm via Barsuk Records]]>
<![CDATA[Bar Pink Is Alive With the Sound of Music ]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:32:04 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The+Von+Trapps+Press+Photo+Hornbecker.jpg
San Diego is alive with the sound of music! The Von Trapps are alive and well -- and they're in town on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.

Photo Credit: Photo by Chris Hornbecker]]>
<![CDATA[Triosence Is Tingling]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:23:17 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*124/triosence.jpg
Monday calls for jazz fingers with German piano trio Triosence at Dizzy's, while indie rockers Weyes Blood hit the Hideout.]]>
<![CDATA[Double Dose of Free Improvisation]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:40:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/goliajarrellcrop.jpg
Local improvisers Mudhead come at you slowly, while the Golia, Aspelin, Bryerton, Hubbard group went right for the jugular.

Photo Credit: Nate Jarrell]]>
<![CDATA[Live: G. Love & Special Sauce]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:52:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/G.+Love+and+Special+Sauce+Cropped+.jpg
G. Love & Special Sauce brought their unique, alternative brand of soul/hip-hop to the House of Blues Jan. 18, with Matt Costa opening.

Photo Credit: Connie Bolger]]>
<![CDATA[Out With the Old, in With the Coup]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:08:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/bootsriley.jpg
There are some really great opportunities to put off worrying about Monday a little longer -- including the Coup at the Casbah.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Crouching Tiger, Hidden Wagon]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:24:58 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BehindtheWagon.jpg
You can certainly enjoy some awesome music Saturday, as there are so many great shows, it's actually difficult to choose who to go see.]]>
<![CDATA[Live: Eric Church]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:27:29 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Eric+Church+Valley+Veiw+Hancock+1.18.15+%2837%29.jpg
Eric Church, country music's top renegade, brought the house down at Valley View Casino Center on Jan. 18.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Time to Take a Donkey Ride]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:07:37 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/the+Donkeys+Blurb.jpg
The Donkeys return to San Diego and the Casbah stage on Friday night

Photo Credit: Christina McCord, courtesy of Dead Oceans]]>
<![CDATA[Casbah Loses One of Its Own]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:00:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bob+Bennett+Casbah.jpg
The Casbah lost one of its own when Bob Bennett passed away earlier this week. The club's owner Tim Mays remembers him.

Photo Credit: Rosemary Bystrak]]>
<![CDATA[Pierce the Night]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:22:46 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PTD.jpg
91x's Robin Roth highlights the best shows the weekend has to offer, including Pierce the Veil on Friday at Viejas Arena.

Photo Credit: Adam Elmakias]]>
<![CDATA[Marchfourth Madness]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:45:16 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*213/Marchfourth+Marching+Band.jpg
The Marchfourth Marching Band stomps into San Diego at the Belly Up on Thursday]]>
<![CDATA[Tapping the Timbre of Timber]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:49:55 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/bluefish+barbaracrop.jpg
How much music can six percussionists make on common 2x4s? Quite a bit, it turns out.

Photo Credit: Barbara Wise]]>
<![CDATA[Hideout and Seek]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:01:32 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hideout+SD.jpg
Cults touring members Cory Stier and Gabriel Rodriguez have a new side project called Hideout, but there's no hiding from SoundDiego -- we caught their San Diego debut at Soda Bar!]]>
<![CDATA[Guster in the Wind]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:10:21 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/guster-photo-cred-zoe-ruth-erwin.jpeg
No longer a by-product of the '90s rock explosion, Guster reemerge with a Richard Swift–produced album and a show at House of Blues on Jan. 21.

Photo Credit: Zoe Ruth Erwin]]>
<![CDATA[Waters Fine]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:24:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/waters+new.jpg
Wednesday tests the Waters at Casbah, while Guster hits House of Blues and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Mast-ers of Their Domain]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:07:13 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TheMast+Press+Photo.jpg
The Mast bring their unique brand of hypnotic electronica all the way from Brooklyn to San Diego, with a headlining show at Soda Bar on Jan. 22.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Mast]]>
<![CDATA[Live: Lita Ford]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:02:15 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Lita+Ford-6654.jpg
Former guitarist of the Runaways, Lita Ford glam-rocked the Ramona Mainstage on Jan. 16, with Rammoth, Allison Chains and RDG opening the show.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Half the Battle Bot]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:17:38 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/230+NBC+Music+2010.jpg
Tuesday sees the return of hip-hop with DJ Artistic and Tramlife's Battle Bots at Casbah, while Graham Nancarrow countrifies Brick by Brick.

Photo Credit: Brian Bostrom]]>
<![CDATA[Live: Tesla's Frank Hannon]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:53:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Frank+Hannon+335C5767.jpg
Frank Hannon, Tesla's lead guitarist, brought the rock to Ramona Mainstage on Jan. 10, with Sledd and the Taz Taylor Band opening.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Pierce the Veil: Homecoming Kings]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:56:31 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Spring+Fever+Tour+Michel+Dussack+%286%29.jpg
San Diego's own hometown metalcore heroes Pierce the Veil kick off the second leg of their national tour at Viejas Arena on Jan. 23.

Photo Credit: Michel Dussack]]>
<![CDATA[Welcome to the Bronx]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:11:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/meb_main_bw.jpg
Monday sees the return of Mariachi El Bronx for one of the Casbah's 26th anniversary shows, plus Randy Rogers Band at Belly Up and more.

Photo Credit: Mariachi El Bronx]]>
<![CDATA[House of Brews and Grooves]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:02:32 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rhythm+and+the+Method+crowd.jpg
The House of Blues celebrates its 10th anniversary with the Local Brews, Local Grooves: All Access beer and music festival on Jan. 23.

Photo Credit: Dan Chusid]]>
<![CDATA[G. Love Is All You Need]]> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:15:29 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/G.Love.HOB.Marissa.Carter.3.21+%2820%29.jpg
Live it up during this long weekend and see some live music -- there are plenty of options for you on this fine Sunday night.

Photo Credit: Marissa Carter]]>
<![CDATA[Joe Chambers Live]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:00:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*130/Joe+Chambers+Jazz+Live.jpg
Percussionist Joe Chambers returned to the KSDS concert series "Jazz Live" to deliver a stunning lesson in total jazz mastery.

Photo Credit: Photo by Michael Oletta]]>
<![CDATA[Smiths Fans of the World Unite]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:28:42 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*124/Andy+Rourke.jpg
Saturday features Andy Rourke, former member of the Smiths, DJing at the Hideout.]]>
<![CDATA[Stuntdouble Gets the Spotlight]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:14:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/187*120/Stuntdouble+Press+Photo.jpg
San Diego rapper Stuntdouble and producer Mr. Henshaw craft a progressive-minded album served atop smothering beats.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Stuntdouble]]>
<![CDATA[Right on the Money]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:17:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/currensy+-+Copy.JPG
Hip-hop star Curren$y headlines the first show at the newly renamed Observatory North Park, which was formerly the North Park Theatre.

Photo Credit: Currensy]]>
<![CDATA[Return of the Ice Age]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:17:07 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ice-Cube65.jpg
The weekend is nearly upon us and 91x's Robin Roth has the details on where you need to be, including Fluxx on Sunday, where Ice Cube will be.]]>
<![CDATA[Night of the Dead Kennedys]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:23:06 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dead-kennedys.jpg
Thursday's options include the always-rowdy Dead Kennedys at the Belly Up.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Gang Conspiracy Charges Still Stand for San Diego Rapper]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:20:16 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tiny+doo.JPG
San Diego rapper and active gang member Brandon Duncan, aka "Tiny Doo," was not one of the five members of a criminal gang conspiracy case that had charges dropped in court Wednesday, the District Attorney's...

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Heart and Sole]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:08:01 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sole2_SDTV_1200x675_384268355642.jpg
Rapper Sole recently spread anarchy at Soda Bar before telling SoundDiego's J. Smith just what, exactly, he does when he's not producing (teaser: "Sole likes to cook nice vegan meals").]]>
<![CDATA[Live: Chris Brown]]> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:56:20 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*127/DSC_3604.jpg
Grammy-winning R&B artist Chris Brown hosted an event at Parq Restaurant & Nightclub on Jan. 11.

Photo Credit: Javier Luna]]>
<![CDATA[Welcome (Pin)Back]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:27:35 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pinback_11.jpg
Pinback return to the Casbah for a sold-out show.]]>
<![CDATA[Top SD Jazz Records of 2014]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:37:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/186*120/bert722-%282%29.jpg
Better late than never: There is a plethora of talent in the San Diego community, and these records reflect that, blogs SoundDiego jazz contributor Robert Bush.]]>
<![CDATA[Hooked on Schitzophonics]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:50:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Schitzophonics+SD.jpg
Schitzophonics tore up the stage at Wrex the Halls 2014, fielding international questions from Tim Pyles of 91X's Loudspeaker before they make their claim on SoundDiego LIVE on Jan. 30!]]>