<![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 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:23:30 -0800 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:23:30 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Metalachi Madness]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:14:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Metalachi.JPG
Metalachi return to San Diego on Friday for a Casbah show.]]>
<![CDATA[Unique Music Venue Opens Doors in East Village]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:29:45 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/quartz-1.jpg
Quartyard, a unique music venue, is set to open its doors and usher in a new wave of music in East Village.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Quartyard]]>
<![CDATA[Get Me to the Church on Time]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:46:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The-Church.jpg
91x's Robin Roth guides you through all the shows going down this weekend -- including the Church at the Casbah on Saturday.

Photo Credit: The Church]]>
<![CDATA[Rolling in the Deap Vally]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:25:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_SDTV_092813-DEAP_VALLY_722x406_50845763767.jpg
Deap Vally return to San Diego County riding a wave of critical acclaim.]]>
<![CDATA[Live: Lucinda Williams]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:02:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/LucindaW.JPG
Lucinda Williams took the gravel road to Observatory North Park for her headlining show on Feb. 21, with the Kenneth Brian Band opening.

Photo Credit: Chuck Lapinsky]]>
<![CDATA[The Hottest Cold War]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:51:03 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ColdWarKids_8-11-14.jpg
Wednesday warms up with the Cold War Kids playing a sold-out Observatory North Park, while One I Red hits Casbah, and Tijuana Panthers prey on Soda Bar.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Cold War Kids]]>
<![CDATA[Age of Empires]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:58:41 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Empires+Press+Photo.jpg
Empires -- who let their soaring indie rock shine through on their latest album, "Orphan" -- play Soda Bar on Sunday, March 1.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Empires/Big Hassle Publicity]]>
<![CDATA[Brett Dennen Rising]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:32:22 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Brett+Dennen+2323.JPG
Tuesday moves just right with folk singer Brett Dennen at Observatory North Park and more.

Photo Credit: Rosemary Bystrak]]>
<![CDATA[No Doubt, the Killers to Headline Kaaboo in Del Mar ]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:56:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/219*120/052509+No+Doubt.jpg
The inaugural Kaaboo festival in Del Mar just announced its lineup -- and it's the biggest music event to ever hit San Diego.

Photo Credit: WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[Live: Reel Big Fish]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:44:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Reel+Big+Fish+HOB+Fatima+Kelley+%2826%29.jpg
Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake and Authority Zero brought the high energy rock and ska to House of Blues on Feb. 19.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Rare Anthony Davis Solo Show in Balboa Park]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:44:29 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/197*120/adavisbw1722.jpg
Hometown gigs are rare for Davis, the world-renowned pianist and composer who played Copley Auditorium on Feb. 19.

Photo Credit: Bonnie Wright]]>
<![CDATA[Telling Body Language]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:33:24 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/bodylanguageband.jpg
Read between the lines on Monday with electro-pop from Body Language at the Casbah, while "American Idol" alumnus David Cook hits Belly Up and more.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the artist]]>
<![CDATA[Upcoming Concerts]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:57:41 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/177*120/146693805.jpg
Some of the names on the way to San Diego stages may surprise you -- Lana Del Rey, for example.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Jean-Charles Francois Trio at Bread & Salt]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:08:52 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/ctallon722.jpg
The Jean-Charles Francois Trio came all the way from Lyon, France, to the former Weber Bread factory in Logan Heights for a stunning Ash Wednesday performance.

Photo Credit: Tina Tallon]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Feb. 22-28]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:11:52 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Taking+Back+Sunday+Cropped.jpg
Music fans, you've got your work cut out for you this week -- must-see shows coming your way include Taking Back Sunday, Cursive and Bob Seger.]]>
<![CDATA[Eternal Sundrop of the Electric Mind]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 10:57:56 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sundrop+Electric+SD.jpg
In this week's SoundDiego Spotlight, local indie post-rock band Sundrop Electric explain how they craft such an expansive sound. Be sure to catch them at Soda Bar Sunday, Feb. 22.]]>
<![CDATA[Late Night with Jimmy]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 10:16:41 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/91XFEST-2013+-+050.jpg
San Diego is full of sold-out shows Sunday -- including Jimmy Eat World's Jim Adkins at Bar Pink.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[The Real J World]]> Sat, 21 Feb 2015 13:53:39 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Rael+J.jpg
How local rapper Real J ended up with a ticket to the Grammys.

Photo Credit: Real J]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday, Steve Poltz]]> Sat, 21 Feb 2015 10:00:31 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/176*120/Steve+Poltz-Birch2013+-+38.jpg
The singer/songwriter Steve Poltz will be getting some love from his friends and fans on Saturday night.

Photo Credit: Steve Covault]]>
<![CDATA[Where the Wild Child Roams]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:24:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/183*120/Wild+Child+Press+Photo+by+Chad+Wadsworth.jpg
Wild Child's co-singer/violinist, Kelsey Wilson, talks about studio experiences, endless touring and the perils of live-tweeting.

Photo Credit: Chad Wadsworth]]>
<![CDATA[March of Rhymes]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:46:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Marchfourth+Marching+Band+SD.jpg
The Marchfourth Marching Band filled up the night, and the stage, at a recent show at the Belly Up.]]>
<![CDATA[Rez Abbasi Redeems Fusion]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:32:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/202*120/abbasibw722.jpg
Abbasi's group stripped the artifice from '70s fusion and uncovered a new matrix for improvisation.

Photo Credit: Bonnie Wright]]>
<![CDATA[Kina for a Day]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:16:16 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/KinaGrannis+copy.jpg
Singer/songwriter Kina Grannis should be a hit at Porter's Pub on Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Flesh and Surfer Blood]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:44:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SurferBlood_PressPhoto.jpg
Florida's Surfer Blood paddles out to the Casbah on Friday to test some new music out on San Diego.

Photo Credit: Surfer Blood]]>
<![CDATA[Let Them Eat Aoki's Cake]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:39:34 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_STEVE_AOKI_SOUNDDIEGO_091314_1200x675_328974403659.jpg
91x's Robin Roth highlights the best shows in town this weekend -- including superstar DJ Steve Aoki at SOMA.]]>
<![CDATA[Great Scott]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 07:54:22 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/scotthbiram+Copy+722.jpg
Scott H. Biram returns to San Diego for a Casbah show on Thursday.

Photo Credit: John Pesina]]>
<![CDATA[That's the Sound of the Polica]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:00:01 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Polica+SD.jpg
Ahead of the band's Casbah show, Polica frontwoman Channy Leaneagh gives our own Scott McDonald a lesson in "uncomfortable" music and how dual drummers piques the irritation that drives her creativity.]]>
<![CDATA[The Young Wild and Restless]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:04:38 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/The+Young+Wild+Press+Photo.jpeg
Wednesday's restless with the Young Wild at Casbah, bass fanatic Meghan Trainor at House of Blues, Lotus at Belly Up and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Residents Voice Concerns About Observatory North Park]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:47:41 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/north+park+planning+commission.JPG
Some residents of North Park are taking issue with the artists, as well as the crowds they draw, who visit the Observatory North Park.]]>
<![CDATA[Joshua White Enters a Polyphase]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:06:55 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/209*120/ajwklayman.jpg
The pianist's new group, Polyphase, blended deep grooves with an anything-can-happen ethos for its debut performance.

Photo Credit: Michael Klayman]]>
<![CDATA[Live: Ozomatli]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:49:03 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/ozomatli4-1.jpg
World-music jam band Ozomatli made the Belly Up home for two nights over February 14 and 15, with the masked El Conjunto Nueva Ola of Mexico City opening the second show.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Big Bad Buffalo Blows the Merrow Down]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 09:37:20 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/169*120/Big+Bad+Buffalo.png
Tuesday night highlights include locals Big Bad Buffalo, Diamond Lakes and Adult Films at the Merrow for Radio Halloran nights.

Photo Credit: Michael Klayman ]]>
<![CDATA[IndieFest 2015: New Location, Big Lineup]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:34:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BearHands.jpg
At long last, IndieFest returns to the streets of San Diego -- this time to City Heights, where Bear Hands headlines and locals like Dead Feather Moon highlight on March 28.

Photo Credit: Nina Westervelt]]>
<![CDATA[Live: Retox]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:49:58 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Retox+Casbah+2.10.15+%285%29.jpg
The furious hardcore-punk sounds of Retox filled the Casbah on Feb. 10, when Whores and Ghetto Blaster opened.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Pining for Love]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:21:39 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/midnight+pine-4583.jpg
Monday brings the Midnight Pine to the Casbah stage to celebrate Roger and Sarah Morrison's anniversary.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Risky Grizzly Business]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:45:39 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Grizzly+Business+SD+Live+Bar+Pink+8.29.14+%2814%29.jpg
We talk with the "pretty boys" of the indie rock crew Grizzly Business about their new video for "Rich Girls," and what, exactly, is in a name. The band's CD release show is at Soda Bar on Feb. 19.]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Feb. 15-21]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:37:15 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/460621384.jpg
We highlight some of the must-see shows in San Diego in this week's Set List, including Meghan Trainor, Riff Raff and Alan Jackson.

Photo Credit: WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[Truly a Matli Crew]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:10:58 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Ozomatli_ChristianLantry.jpg
Satisfy your post-Valentine's Day live music cravings with some great shows around town, including Ozomatli at the Belly Up.]]>
<![CDATA[Go to Hellnote]]> Sat, 14 Feb 2015 15:12:16 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Hellnote.jpg
Producers ADAMNT and Artoo helm the San Diego-based Hellnote crew and its latest release, "Hellnote Presents: The Compilation."

Photo Credit: Hellnote]]>
<![CDATA[Love Is in the Air]]> Sat, 14 Feb 2015 14:20:11 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/todo+mundo+sounddiego+propagandist-86.jpg
Find a honey to spend the night of Valentine's Day with at one of dozens of great shows around San Diego.

Photo Credit: Vito Di Stefano]]>
<![CDATA[Live: Royal Southern Brotherhood]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:17:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Royal+Southern+Brotherhood+%283+of+31%29.jpg
Royal Southern Brotherhood brought their supergroup blues rock to Ramona Mainstage on Feb. 7, with Mother Grundy and Triple Deez opening.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[I'm a Creep]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:33:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/DSC07203d.JPG
The Creepy Creeps are, perhaps, the ultimate Friday the 13th band.

Photo Credit: Rosemary Bystrak]]>
<![CDATA[Night of the Dancing Zed]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:35:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/0+Zeds+dead.jpg
91x's Robin Roth highlights the best shows in town this weekend -- including Zeds Dead, who make a pair of appearances on Sunday.

Photo Credit: David Stewart]]>
<![CDATA[Springtime Fever]]> Sat, 14 Feb 2015 13:09:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Springtime+Carnivore+by+Eddie+O%27Keefe.jpg
Springtime Carnivore is set to usher in a new wave of obsession in San Diego, when Greta Morgan takes the Casbah stage on Valentine's Day.

Photo Credit: Photo by Eddie O'Keefe]]>
<![CDATA[Barbarian's at the Gates]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:01:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Barbarian+SD+Live+Bar+Pink+8.29.14+%2814%29.jpg
San Diego's own Barbarian are right on the tip of blowing up. See them now at the Casbah while you can.]]>
<![CDATA[Lovely Turn of Fraser]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:33:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Brooke+Fraser+SD.jpg
Kiwi musician Brooke Fraser sat down with SoundDiego host Daye Salani ahead of her recent show at the Irenic to talk distant cousins, sweet dance moves and more.]]>
<![CDATA[The Sound of Fish Tanks and Dollhouse Drums]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:56:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/186*120/economy2tallon722.jpg
The Fresh Sound concert series always pushes the envelope -- sometimes uncomfortably so.

Photo Credit: Tina Tallon]]>
<![CDATA[Playing the Mayfield]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:59:34 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Jessica-Lea-Mayfield.jpg
Wednesday sees the return of folk minimalist Jessica Lea Mayfield to Soda Bar, while Bar Pink hosts Taurus Authority, and Josh Damigo hollers at Lestat's.]]>
<![CDATA[The SoundDiego Record Club]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 13:43:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Barbarian+Press+Photo+Bil+Zelman+Cropped.jpg
The SoundDiego Record Club inducts two new members in February: Barbarian and Shady Francos.

Photo Credit: Bil Zelman]]>
<![CDATA[Retoxicating]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:17:06 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/176*120/IMG_6585Retox.jpg
Tuesday gets dizzy with Retox at Casbah, while Mariel hits the Hideout, and the Fink Bombs make tiki their own at Bar Pink.

Photo Credit: Dan Chusid]]>