<![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-usSun, 23 Jul 2017 05:56:53 -0700Sun, 23 Jul 2017 05:56:53 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SoundDiego LIVE Hits the Beach]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:51:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Todo+Mundo+press+photo.jpg
You're invited: Join us at our next SoundDiego LIVE party when it hits the 710 Beach Club on Aug. 25 with SoundDiego's Alysha Nett hosting, Todo Mundo headlining and a craft-beer happy hour courtesy of Belching...]]>
<![CDATA[Comic-Con's High Notes]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:19:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Michelle-Branch-blurb.jpg
You don't need a badge to have fun at Comic-Con this year -- take a look at all the great shows and special events happening around town.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Live Wire Bar Goes BIG for 25th Anniversary]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:54:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/meb_main_bw.jpg
Mariachi El Bronx have been announced as special guests at Live Wire's 25th anniversary show at Observatory North Park, featuring headliners Rocket From the Crypt. Get tickets now!

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Mariachi El Bronx]]>
<![CDATA[A Non-Comic-Con Creature Feature]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:24:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Creature+and+the+Woods+Group.jpeg
As Comic-Con carries on, it's a big night for music too with Creature & the Woods laying down the rock & roll at Casbah and La Luz getting Soda Bar surfy.]]>
<![CDATA[Welcome Back to the Jungle]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:11:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-81636686-gunsroses.jpg
Guns n' Roses -- who performed at Qualcomm Stadium just last August -- announced on Friday that they would be making an encore appearance in San Diego this fall.

Photo Credit: WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[The Gospel According to Little Jesus]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:16:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/06_24_SDTV_LittleJesus.jpg
The gospel according to Little Jesus: The high-energy dance-pop/rock band delighted a packed Black Box crowd in Tijuana recently -- watch their performance of "Cretino" now, along with an interview...]]>
<![CDATA[Close Encounters of the Third Eye Blind]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:08:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Third+Eye+Blind-08April2016-Observatory22.jpg
San Diego, your cup runneth over: Aside from Comic-Con, enjoy shows featuring Third Eye Blind, Mega Ran, Rozwell Kid, Ministry, Bleachers, Warren G, and more!

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Linkin Park's Singer Dies at 41]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:24:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Linkin+Park+Sleep+Train+9.16.14+%2816%29.jpg
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has died of apparent suicide, according to an Associated Press report. The musician was 41.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[The Goblin King]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:13:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rob+Crow+at+Bar+Pink21.jpg
Pinback's Rob Crow gets in on the Comic-Con madness at Music Box Thursday with one of his other projects, Goblin Cock.

Photo Credit: Be Water Photo]]>
<![CDATA[Thrift Trader Music and More Stores Shutter After Owner's Accident]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:40:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Thrift+Trader.JPG
Man remains in coma after being hit by trolley in Little Italy in June.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth at Valley View Casino Center]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:22:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Shawn+Mendes+7.14.17+Fatima+Kelley+%286%29.jpg
Shawn Mendes and Charlie Puth had an adoring Valley View Casino Center crowd in the palm of their hands on July 14.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Third Eye Blind's Semi-Charmed Life]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:15:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/166*120/Third+Eye+Blind+Press+Photo+Danny+Nolan.jpg
Twenty years after its release, Third Eye Blind frontman Stephan Jenkins talks about the band's monumental debut album -- and the current tour celebrating it.

Photo Credit: Danny Nolan]]>
<![CDATA[Upcoming Concerts]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:47:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-81636686-gunsroses.jpg
Welcome back to the jungle, baby: Guns N' Roses are making a return trip to San Diego with a Nov. 28 show at Valley View Casino Center.

Photo Credit: WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[50 Shades of Hay]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:23:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Colin+Hay+Press+Photo.jpg
Beloved Men at Work frontman Colin Hay stops in for a sold-out show at the Belly Up Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Beach Fossils 'Somersault' Into New Frontiers]]> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:36:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Beach+Fossils+Press+Photo.jpg
The Brooklyn-based trio's new album, "Somersault," offers a fragmentary approach that culminates in a cohesive collection of mellow gems. Beach Fossils play Casbah twice on Thursday, July 20.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Beach Fossils]]>
<![CDATA[My Jerusalem Give You Love]]> Sun, 16 Jul 2017 11:05:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDTV_MyJerusalem.jpg
On this week's episode, My Jerusalem frontman Jeff Klein shares his self-deprecating humor -- turns out, he's just as neurotic as the rest of us.]]>
<![CDATA[Merchant of San Diego]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:55:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/UPCOMING-+Natalie+Merchant.jpg
Natalie Merchant makes a rare appearance in San Diego Tuesday -- and it's got SD: Dialed In's Rosey Bystrak finally crossing off an item on her bucket list.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego's Music Stars]]> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:46:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/10152008+Tom+DeLonge.jpg
Is San Diego the pop-punk capital of the world? From blink-182 to Wavves and Pierce the Veil, San Diego runs the gamut of generation-defining bands that flirt with the genre.]]>
<![CDATA[The Sweet Drip of Moon Honey's Casbah Residency]]> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:00:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Moon+Honey+by+Kristin+Cofer.jpg
Now that Pride is over, there's a short lull in the week before Comic Con, so enjoy it with Moon Honey, Dani Bell & the Tarantist and Spooky Cigarette at the Casbah.

Photo Credit: Kristin Cofer]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: July 16-22]]> Sun, 16 Jul 2017 10:47:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Khalid+Press+Photo.jpg
Catch some of this week's hottest shows, from the prodigious sounds of Khalid to the meditative lulls of Beach Fossils and more. 

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Khalid]]>
<![CDATA[Cymbals Eat Guitars Feed Your Hunger]]> Sun, 16 Jul 2017 09:56:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Cymbals+Eat+Guitars+by+Shervin+Lainez.jpeg
Pride continues on Sunday at Marston Point and the Lafayette, but by nightfall, Cymbals Eat Guitars whet your appetite for lyrical, punk-influenced indie rock.

Photo Credit: Shervin Lainez]]>
<![CDATA[Local Bands Throw Be Well Fest for Mental Health]]> Sun, 16 Jul 2017 12:18:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Splavender+Press.jpg
Organized by members of San Diego's best local bands, Be Well Fest is a benefit show for mental health issues and suicide prevention. 14 bands, art, zines, yoga and food make it the place to be on Saturday, July...]]>
<![CDATA[Witty New Cali Kev Mixtape Shows Strength]]> Sat, 15 Jul 2017 12:23:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cali+Kev+by+Thomas+Tyrell.jpg
On his new mixtape, "No Salary Cap," Cali Kev demonstrates his strength in wit, subtlety and avoiding predictability. He even name checks former pro football star Ricky Williams.

Photo Credit: Thomas Tyrell]]>
<![CDATA[Pride and No Prejudice With Boychick]]> Sat, 15 Jul 2017 10:42:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Boychick+Press+Photo.jpg
San Diego Pride fills the streets this weekend with a parade, a music festival and a pool party. And there's still plenty going on at night, too!

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Boychick]]>
<![CDATA[The Witchy Ways of Blink-182's Matt Skiba]]> Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:15:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Blink+182+AM+%2824+of+41%29.jpg
San Diego's favorite pop-punk band, Blink-182, would've played the ill-fated Fyre Festival in the Bahamas earlier this year -- if not for some Matt Skiba witchcraft, apparently.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Deftones and Thrice at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre]]> Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:49:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Deftones+7.7.17+Tim+Fears+%283%29.jpg
Deftones and Thrice put a hard-rock smackdown on Mattress Firm Amphitheatre on July 7.

Photo Credit: Tim Fears]]>
<![CDATA[The Tao of Steve]]> Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:47:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Steve+Poltz+5+copy.jpg
Hometown troubadour Steve Poltz returns home for a show at Ramona Mainstage -- find out what else is going on around town Friday.

Photo Credit: Connie Bolger]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Rise Against at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre]]> Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:06:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Rise+Against+7.7.17+Tim+Fears+%285%29.jpg
Rise Against took a bruising to Chula Vista's Mattress Firm Amphitheatre on July 7.

Photo Credit: Tim Fears]]>
<![CDATA[Michelle Branch: Hopeless Romantic]]> Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:11:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/206*120/Michelle+Branch+Getty+Images.jpg
Michelle Branch is enjoying quite the comeback these days -- with a certain Black Keys drummer along for the ride.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Prince Royce at SDSU's Open Air Theatre]]> Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:27:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Prince+Royce+7.9.17+Connie+Bolger+%283%29.jpg
Talk about a double whammy: Prince Royce and Luis Coronel charmed a packed Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre on July 9.

Photo Credit: Connie Bolger]]>
<![CDATA[Kaaboo Del Mar Announces Daily Lineups]]> Tue, 11 Jul 2017 11:32:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-453147940.jpg
Kaaboo Del Mar has announced the packed daily lineups for its 2017 festival on Sept. 15-17.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego LIVE's Space Jam]]> Tue, 11 Jul 2017 11:01:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/07_08_SDTV_SDLIVE.jpg
Relive the glory of our epic June 30 SoundDiego LIVE party at Space Bar with 91x's Tim Pyles, Creepseed, Colleen Green, and the Memories -- all fueled by a Belching Beaver craft-beer happy hour!]]>
<![CDATA[Jay-Z Announces San Diego Show]]> Tue, 11 Jul 2017 07:43:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/JayZ-black-lives-song.jpg
With new youngsters at home, a new critically acclaimed album out on the market and the hyphen re-instated in his name, Jay-Z is ready for the road.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Welcome Chrome]]> Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:02:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cheetah+Chrome+by+Scott+Gries.jpg
Thursday's live-music options included Cheetah Chrome and his Deadboys at the Casbah, Wish & the Well at the Belly Up, and Sasha Marie at the Merrow.

Photo Credit: Scott Gries / Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Watch Marujah Break Down Their Name]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:52:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDTV_Spotlight_Marujah.jpg
On this week's Spotlight, Latin rockers Marujah explain the various meanings of their name. They play the Merrow on Wednesday, July 12.]]>
<![CDATA[Staying Alive & Well]]> Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:24:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Alive+and+Well+Rebecca+Joelson.jpg
Alive & Well, Joan Shelley, and Mutoid Man top your Wednesday night live-music action.

Photo Credit: Rebecca Joelson]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: July 9-15]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:09:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TLCband_1200x675.jpg
Don't go chasing waterfalls -- chase TLC, the Roots and more on this week's Set List.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Put Down Roots]]> Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:29:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/176*120/the+roots8.jpg
The Roots play the Observatory North Park Tuesday -- and it just might be the show of the week.

Photo Credit: Mark Seliger/NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Watch Golden Animals Perform 'Most My Time']]> Sun, 09 Jul 2017 12:00:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/07_01_SDTV_GoldenAnimals.jpg
Golden Animals roared through Soda Bar on Sunday, June 25, treating SoundDiego TV to the surfy hooks of "Most My Time."]]>
<![CDATA[Tree Ring Members Form Flood Coats]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:23:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tree+ring+1.jpg
Former Tree Ring members Joel P. West and Darla are bringing their new project, Flood Coats, to town. The Casbah is where you need to be on Monday night.

Photo Credit: Rosemary Bystrak]]>
<![CDATA[Flying Hair Live Up to Their Name]]> Sun, 09 Jul 2017 09:20:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Flying+Hair+Press+Photo.jpg
With the weekend winding down, Los Angeles' Flying Hair bring some spaced out psychedelia to Soda Bar on Sunday night.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Flying Hair]]>
<![CDATA[Slightly Stoopid Auction Off Music Video Art]]> Sat, 08 Jul 2017 11:56:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Stoopid2.jpg
Slightly Stoopid release an animated lyric video for their song "One Bright Day," featuring paintings by Hawaii-based artist and surfer Danielle Zirk that will be auctioned off for charity.

Photo Credit: Marissa Carter]]>
<![CDATA[Brian Karscig's Greatest Hits]]> Sat, 08 Jul 2017 10:07:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Brian+Kascig.jpeg
Brian Karscig -- of Convoy, Louis XIV and Nervous Wreckords fame -- headlines the Casbah on Saturday night with a crazy supporting lineup.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[8 of SD's Best Pop/Rock Albums of 2017 (So Far)]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:03:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Creepseed+Press+Photo+Resized+1.jpg
We highlight eight of the best pop/rock albums to come out of San Diego in the first half of 2017.]]>
<![CDATA[Kino Kimino Rock & Roll]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 11:50:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/07_01_SDTV_KinoKimino.jpg
The Sonic Youth-cosigned buzz band Kino Kimino wowed an all-ages crowd recently at North Park's rock & roll church, the Irenic. Check out their performance of "Pale Calico" from the show right...]]>
<![CDATA[Rise Against and Shine]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 09:54:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/Rise+Against+RIMAC+Matthews+9.18.14+%2832%29.jpg
Rise Against join Deftones at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre Friday for a one-two hard rock punch.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Sudden Deftones]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 09:32:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Deftones+AM+%2829+of+42%29.jpg
Robin Roth's top weekend show picks include Deftones at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre, the Naked and Famous at Tour de Fat, and Brian Karscig at the Casbah.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Blonde Ambition]]> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 09:55:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/SoundDiego+LIVE+Blonde+10.20.16+%283%29.jpg
Be sure to head out and about on this fine Thursday -- one of your best bets is Blonde Bar's all-star tribute night to Blur, Oasis and Stone Roses.

Photo Credit: Vito Di Stefano]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds at San Diego Civic Theatre]]> Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:32:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Nick+Cave+6.26.17+Fatima+Kelley+%2810%29.jpg
Goth/art-rock superstars Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds tore through San Diego Civic Theatre on June 26.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Along Came Skating Polly]]> Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:43:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Skating+Polly+6.24+screengrab.PNG
Oklahoma City buzz band Skating Polly recently rolled through the Casbah -- and our own rock-loving hearts. Check out Daye Salani's interview with the band and a performance of "Ugly" from the show.]]>