LIVE: Summer Splash Makes Waves at Harrah’s

La Luz, Botanica Chango and 91x's Tim Pyles made our SoundDiego Summer Splash at Harrah's Resort Southern California night to remember on July 16.

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La Luz shined at Harrah's Resort Southern California for SoundDiego Summer Splash on July 16.
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Botanica Chango kept it exciting when they opened for La Luz.
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What better person to host Summer Splash than 91x's Tim Pyles?
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The only thing that topped the idyllic location was the music.
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La Luz bassist Lena Simon also lends vocals to the group's surf-rock sound.
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La Luz formed in Seattle in 2012.
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Drummer Marian Li Pino also offers backing vocals.
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Shana Cleveland is the frontwoman of the band, playing lead guitar and singing lead vocals.
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These ladies were smiling and soaking it up all night.
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Alice Sandahl plays keyboard and also sings for La Luz.
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Meanwhile, Pyles kept things light with a little neck-wrangling.
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La Luz shined at Harrah's Resort Southern California for SoundDiego Summer Splash on July 16.
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La Luz shined at Harrah's Resort Southern California for SoundDiego Summer Splash on Saturday, July 16.
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Pyles and our own Hannah Lott-Schwartz (attempt to) give us their best thizz faces.
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In 2013, La Luz was involved in a scary car accident while on tour. All of their equipment was destroyed.
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Can you be anything but happy when you have good music and good people in a great location?
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As if the night couldn't get any better, the bar was serving them up generously.
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Pyles was, as usual, charming, funny and bald-headed.
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Opening the show were the eclectic and always entertaining Botanica Chango.
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The Redwoods Revue's Shelbi Bennett (left) and Birdy Bardot provided Chango's backing vocals.
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Vocalist and percussionist Josh Becker, aka Chango Chango, wore an inflatable suit, among other outfits, for the occasion.
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Nothing but love for Summer Splash.
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Carlos Vicente Jr. sings and plays guitar for Botanica Chango.
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Yes, that's an instrument.
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Bennett and Bardot hung with a fan after their set
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What does your shoe say?
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Now that's support -- and I'm not just talking arch support.
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