<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - SoundDiego]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcsandiego.com/blogs/sounddiego http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego https://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usWed, 22 Nov 2017 07:16:09 -0800Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:16:09 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[91x Scraps Night 1 of Wrex]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:19:09 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Run+the+Jewels+1.30.17+Alex+Matthews+%2812%29.jpg
San Diego, are you on the 'naughty' list? 91x has canceled night one (Friday, Dec. 8) of Wrex the Halls with Rise Against, Run the Jewels, the Used, and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Upcoming Concerts]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:39:39 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*125/GettyImages-458217002.jpg
Go with the flow: Queens of the Stone Age, Weezer, Tyler the Creator and more are all en route to San Diego -- get the scoop on the biggest upcoming concerts.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Gwar of the Worlds]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:39:28 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gwar+9.2+screenshot.PNG
Over-the-top metalheads Gwar head into House of Blues Tuesday -- find out about all the concerts popping off around town.]]>
<![CDATA[Dhani Harrison Composes a Future 'In Parallel']]> Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:55:19 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dhani+Harrison+by+Josh+Giroux.jpg
Dhani Harrison didn't grow up destined for musical stardom; instead, he became an industrial designer. But it's served him well on his new album, "In Parallel," which he performs at the Belly Up on Monday, Nov.

Photo Credit: Josh Giroux]]>
<![CDATA[Radio Stations Trade Places]]> Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:35:12 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chainsmokers+by+Fatima+Kelley+%28resized%29.jpeg
Two major players in the local radio landscape swap real estate on your radio dial as Entercom and CBS Radio finalize merger.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[From A to Z Etc.]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:45:20 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDTV_Spotlight_ZEtc.jpg
Z Etc. are a new band with deep roots in San Diego. They bring their eclectic groove to Soda Bar on Monday, Nov. 20.]]>
<![CDATA[Feed Before Midnight: Mogwai Play Observatory]]> Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:54:33 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mogwai+by+Steve+Gullick.jpg
Formed in Scotland in 1995, Mogwai quickly became one of the pioneers of the post-rock genre. On Monday, they play Observatory North Park with a new album in tow.

Photo Credit: Steve Gullick]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Nov. 19-Dec. 9]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:57:44 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cory+smoot+gwar.jpg
The holidays are officially here with Gwar, Audien, Bill Murray and the Prophets of Rage. Check out all of our picks on this week's Set List.

Photo Credit: Redferns]]>
<![CDATA[Flim Flam and Fire for Casbah Double-Header]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:53:10 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/blackpistolfire.jpg
It's either the end of the weekend or the beginning of a holiday week -- either way, you've got Grampadrew's Flim Flam Revue matinee and Black Pistol Fire's feature show at Casbah.

Photo Credit: Press photo]]>
<![CDATA[Jason Mraz Celebrates 15 Years of 'Waiting']]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 06:03:56 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Jason+Mraz+by+Justin+Ruhl.jpeg
In celebration of the 15th anniversary of "Waiting for My Rocket to Come," Mraz is issuing the record on vinyl for the first time, releasing a song-by-song commentary and a behind-the-scenes documentary.

Photo Credit: Justin Ruhl]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Fall Out Boy at Viejas Arena]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 06:03:30 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Fall+Out+Boy+by+Alex+Matthews+11.jpg
Fall Out Boy, the pop-punk kingpins turned electronic alt-rock idols, headlined Viejas Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Say Hey to Jealousy, Gin Blossoms Sell Out]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 06:03:07 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gin+Blossoms+Press+Photo.jpg
While the Redwoods Revue head to Pioneertown to celebrate Tim Mays' birthday, Gin Blossoms sell out two nights at the Belly Up.]]>
<![CDATA[Go With the Powerflo]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:27:22 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Powerflo+x+POD.jpg
Powerflo, a rap/rock supergroup, pair anger and a sense of urgency on new album.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Powerflo]]>
<![CDATA[Forbidden Planet]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:19:44 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/177*120/Diarrhea+Planet+2016.jpg
SD: Dialed In's Rosey Bystrak delivers the scoop on all of Friday night's live-music action -- including Diarrhea Planet at Soda Bar, Boris at Casbah, and Mayhem at the Observatory.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Grandstand Media]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: PartyNextDoor at Viejas Arena]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:35:06 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/PartyNextDoor+11.5.17+Alex+Matthews+%283%29.jpg
PartyNextDoor brought -- what else? -- an alt-R&B/hip-hop party through Viejas Arena on Sunday, Nov. 5, while opening for Halsey and Charli XCX.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[The SoundDiego Black Friday Guide]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:29:10 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Big+Bloom+SoundDiego+LIVE+3.30.17+%286%29.jpg
With Black Friday right around the corner, here's the official SoundDiego guide to the season's must-have gifts.

Photo Credit: Vito Di Stefano]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Charli XCX at Viejas Arena]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:27:01 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Charli+XCX+11.5.17+Alex+Matthews+%282%29.jpg
Boom clap: Charli XCX trotted out pure electro-pop hits in spectacular fashion at Viejas Arena on Nov. 5.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Warped Tour Calls it Quits]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:27:21 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/We+the+Kings+Warped+Tour+2014+%289%29.jpg
Vans Warped Tour, the long-running nationwide traveling music festival, is officially ending after its 2018 tour.

Photo Credit: Philip DeFalco]]>
<![CDATA[House of Thee Commons]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:46:54 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Thee+Commons+11.11+screengrab.PNG
It's not every day you get to see a psychedelic cumbia band -- which is why SoundDiego TV's J-mar headed to the Casbah recently to catch up with Thee Commons.]]>
<![CDATA[Mitchy Slick and the Ghosts of Past Trauma]]> Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:24:13 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MITCHY+SLICK.jpg
PTSD doesn't just affect soldiers on the battlefield -- it also affects veterans of inner city conflict. Mitchy Slick goes green to cope with his trauma on single, "Stressed Out."]]>
<![CDATA[Need for Speedy]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:33:44 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/168*120/Speedy+Ortiz.jpg
Speedy Ortiz make their long-awaited return to San Diego Thursday with a show at the Casbah also featuring Tera Melos and locals Miss New Buddha.]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Amine at Observatory North Park]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:19:47 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Amine+by+Allyson+Ta+5.jpg
Portland-born rapper Amine performed at Observatory North Park on Friday, Nov. 10.

Photo Credit: Allyson Ta]]>
<![CDATA[Java Life]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:36:26 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/167*120/frank+lee+drennen.jpg
Wednesday's got something for everyone but we're more than a little excited about Frank Lee Drennen at Java Joe's.

Photo Credit: Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Bad Kids Rep South Bay in a Good Way]]> Sun, 12 Nov 2017 12:47:30 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDTV_Spotlight_BK.jpg
On this week's Spotlight, Bad Kids prove why they're one of our favorite bands coming out of the burgeoning Imperial Beach music scene. They headline Casbah on Wednesday, Nov. 15.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Garages Spawn NE-HI's Jangling Grit]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:58:40 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NE-HI+by+Bryan+Allen+Lamb.jpg
NE-HI are one of those bands that just exude energy. You can feel it in their recordings, in their live performances and in the way they talk about their music. They play Soda Bar on Thursday, Nov. 16.

Photo Credit: Bryan Allen Lamb]]>
<![CDATA[Dance Gavin Dance]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:25:39 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/gavin+turek.jpg
Get in the groove with Gavin Turek at the Casbah tonight -- or check out the rest of SD:Dialed In's live-music options around town.

Photo Credit: Tiger Tiger/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[From the Replacements to Cowboys in the Campfire]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:57:06 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Tommy+Stinson+Press+Photo.jpg
Legendary Replacements bassist Tommy Stinson plays a special show at Satellite Amplifiers with Cowboys in the Campfire partner, Chip Roberts.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Cowboys in the Campfire]]>
<![CDATA[Gary Numan on Staying Relevant in a Broken World]]> Sun, 12 Nov 2017 13:07:30 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gary+Numan+Press+Photo.jpg
Gary Numan tops off his already prolific output with an album made entirely through crowdfunding. He talks relevance, 400 handwritten lyrics and the apocalypse before his show at the Observatory on Wednesday...

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Gary Numan]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Nov. 12-18]]> Sun, 12 Nov 2017 11:57:53 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The+Beaches+Press+Photo.jpg
Our Set List has a little something for everyone this week -- from ravers to outsiders and every fan in-between.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Beaches]]>
<![CDATA[Lion Cut Roar at Casbah]]> Sun, 12 Nov 2017 10:20:31 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/LionCut.jpg
On Sunday, you're going to want to dust off your crusty punk gear for Battalion of Saints or put on your whiskers and get catty for Lion Cut.]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Live Wire's 25th Anniversary Party at the Observatory North Park]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 13:05:21 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/RFTC1.jpg
Cold beer, warm friends: Live Wire celebrated its 25th anniversary with a blockbuster party at the Observatory North Park on Nov. 4 with Rocket From the Crypt, Mariachi El Bronx, and the Meices!]]>
<![CDATA[Cold Specks: Apathy During the Apocalypse ]]> Sat, 11 Nov 2017 12:11:26 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cold+Specks+Press+Photo.jpg
Ladan Hussein dances between her Canadian birth and her Somali heritage on her new album, showing why she's deserving of "doom soul." She plays Soda Bar as Cold Specks on Monday, Nov. 13.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Cold Specks]]>
<![CDATA[A Dark Night With the Blasters]]> Sat, 11 Nov 2017 10:58:47 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The+Blasters+Press+Photo.jpeg
With the long weekend in full effect, roots rock and rockabilly legends the Blasters headline Casbah while Soda Bar and the Voodoo Room have some more magic in store.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Blasters]]>
<![CDATA[Frederick the Younger and the Restless]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:06:47 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Frederick+the+Younger+11.4+screengrab.PNG
Frederick the Younger -- the on-the-rise Louisville buzz band -- brought their intrepid brand of gritty rock & roll through Soda Bar recently, where we caught them for a SoundDiego TV Sessions segment.]]>
<![CDATA[Citizen: Evolution]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:17:00 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Citizen+Press+Photo+2017.jpg
Rust Belt alt-rock group Citizen challenge longtime fans to embrace the band's evolution on new album, "As You Please."

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Run For Cover Records]]>
<![CDATA[Guilty as Charged]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:42:54 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/The+Heavy+Guilt1.jpg
The Heavy Guilt make a triumphant return to the Casbah stage Friday for their record release show.

Photo Credit: Courtesy The Heavy Guilt]]>
<![CDATA[DJ IDeaL's EDM November to Remember]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:16:13 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-521782624+RL+GRime.jpg
DJ IDeaL drops the beat on all the EDM action hitting San Diego during the very busy month of November (and beyond).

Photo Credit: Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images for Coachella]]>
<![CDATA[Tom Petty-Signed Strat May Help Save Starlight Bowl]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:48:35 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Tom+Petty+Viejas+Arena+8.3.14+%2849%29.jpg
A Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers-signed guitar heads to auction to help raise funds to revitalize Balboa Park's dormant Starlight Bowl.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Casbah Owner Teams up on New Record Shop]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:48:26 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/162*120/Vinyl+Junkies+Tim+Mays+Eric+Howarth.jpg
San Diego, there's a new record shop in town: South Park welcomes the Vinyl Junkies Record Shack -- a new shop helmed by Casbah owner Tim Mays and M-Theory Music founder Eric Howarth.

Photo Credit: Grant Reinero]]>
<![CDATA[PICS: Mastodon at House of Blues]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 10:31:38 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Mastodon+10.19.17+Jason+Bang+%284%29+edited.jpg
Mastodon (who moonlight as white-walkers on HBO's "Game of Thrones") brought the metal thunder at House of Blues San Diego on Thursday, Oct. 19.

Photo Credit: Jason Bang]]>
<![CDATA[9 of San Diego's Top Record Labels]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:17:42 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dead+Cross+by+Tim+Fears.jpeg
Behind many of your favorite San Diego bands are some great local record labels -- here's a look at nine of our favorites.

Photo Credit: Tim Fears]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Snakes Announce Brooklyn Vegan Tour]]> Sun, 05 Nov 2017 12:17:34 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hot+Snakes+by+Rick+Froberg.jpg
Starting on Wednesday, Hot Snakes slither their way across the country for a 10-day tour presented by Brooklyn Vegan. While they're skipping home this time, a new album is in the works, and you know what...

Photo Credit: Rick Froberg]]>
<![CDATA[The Other Hamilton]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:11:25 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The+Walkmen+Michel+Dussack+%2813%29.jpg
Hamilton Leithauser (of Walkmen fame) headlines a sold-out Belly Up Thursday and if you didn't snag tickets early, you're in luck -- there's plenty of great shows in town tonight.

Photo Credit: Michel Dussack]]>
<![CDATA[Yankee Hotel Foxtrax]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:23:36 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*134/foxtrax.png
Foxtrax's show at the Casbah might just be the one to get you over the mid-week hump.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Right Angle PR]]>
<![CDATA[Yelle Card]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 09:20:42 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/yelle_eventfb.jpg
Yelle heads up Tuesday night's live-music offerings in San Diego -- find out what else is in store, courtesy of SD: Dialed In's Rosey Bystrak.

Photo Credit: Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego's Music Stars]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 12:17:06 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/169*120/98899573.jpg
San Diego and classic rock go together like a horse and carriage. From Joe Walsh to Eric Clapton and Steve Perry, our classic rock roots run deep.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Say No to Monday With Boychick]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 10:45:29 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Boychick+Press+Photo.jpeg
A busy and crazy weekend of music makes for an interesting Monday night. Casbah's Anti-Monday League taps Dani Bell-fronted band Boychick while Seattle's Naked Giants bring the garage rock to Tower Bar.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Boychick]]>
<![CDATA[SoundDiego Set List: Nov. 5-11]]> Sun, 05 Nov 2017 11:09:10 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/1254609-deer-tick_Scott-Alario-617-409.jpg
It's that time of the year again -- a chill is in the air and so is the buzz from these touring bands. Check out our new Set List to see who's coming.]]>
<![CDATA[The Name's Bond, Raggabond]]> Sun, 05 Nov 2017 10:54:52 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDTV_Spotlight_Raggabond.jpg
The band name might not scream prosperity, but this mansion certainly does. Brazilian reggae-rockers Raggabond headline 710 Beach Club on Saturday, Nov. 11.]]>