SoundDiego LIVE: Crazy Fun

Hundreds and hundreds of music fans turned out for sets by Stephen Rey & the Slicks, Kera & the Lesbians and Garage to Glory winners the Hero Inside.

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SoundDiego LIVE kicked of the new year at McFadden's in the Gaslamp
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Stephen Rey and the Slicks were the evening's headliners.
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Hundreds and hundreds of fans turned out for our free monthly party.
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Is Art Jones happy? We're not sure.
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Kera & the Lesbians provide musical support on Thursday night.
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Local musician Tori Roze of Tori Roze and the Hot Mess (right) and a friend
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The Hero Inside's fans voted for them more than 2,000 times in January's Garage to Glory online battle of the bands contest.
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Ah, sweet ...
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Um, no idea
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Candice Pegues, Ron Buchanan Jr. with Janelle Lewis (from right) -- and that's OwlandBear.com's Chris Maroulakos holding court in the back on the left
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The SoundDiego blogger table: OwlandBear.com's Tristan Loper and Chris Maroulakos and Eight24.com's Scott McDonald with Jill Coste and Brandon McDonald.
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Our Tweet wall was burning all night long.
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A little "Jersey Shore"? Maybe
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Kera & the Lesbians' fan/friend/band table
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Art Jones (left) and Nick Sandberg (right) and friends
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Steve Solberg and Cathleen Ryan
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Ryan Lebowitz (left) and Jeff Mattson
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The Mission Blonde Ale tap was busy all night.
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Marybeth Coppola and Crystal Chitrathorn
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Art Jones (left) and friends
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Kera Dominique of Kera & the Lesbians, the second band of the night, enjoying a pint or two.
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DJ and SoundDiego blogger Robin Roth (left) cozied up to Stephen Rey and and a friend in one of McFadden's Hollywood booths.
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Sherene Pistotti (right) and Jen Watson
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Pyles with San Diego music-scene fixture Roger Morrison
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FM 94/9 DJ and SoundDiego blogger Tim Pyles
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Pyle programmed the event and also served as the night's emcee.
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The Hero Inside kicked the evening.
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John Bilben and his band won a hard-fought Garage to Glory contest this month, narrowly besting the nFormals.
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The Hero Inside
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The Hero Inside
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The Hero Inside
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The Hero Inside
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Another shot of the Hero Inside
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Some of the Hero Inside's biggest fans
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There's a pint of the Mission Blonde. No, it doesn't cost a C-note.
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Some of SoundDiego LIVE's most loyal fans
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Some more of SoundDiego LIVE's most loyal fans
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McFadden's sponsored our hosted happy hour as well.
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The NBC crew turned out with friends and family.
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Yeah, we were giving away swag.
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One lucky partygoer won two tickets to Nada Surf at 4th & B on Saturday, courtesy of our friends at Bring on the Bright Lights.
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We were giving away swag all night.
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Our friends at Mission Brewery came through again, sponsoring our hosted happy hour for the second time.
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Kera & the Lesbians took the stage a little before 9 p.m. and played a 45-minute set.
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The crowd checking out Kera & the Lesbians' set.
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The Get Down Automatic's Matt Sutherland (left) with friends)
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Another shot of Roze
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McFadden's rolled out free shots after the hosted happy hour ended.
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Stephen Rey and a friend
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OK, so we weren't the only one checking out these dance moves.
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You bet
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Some more of those dance moves
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We'll do whatever you say.
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The after-show glow
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Pyles took the stage at about 10 to introduce Stephen Rey & the Slicks.
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Rey and his band delivered a huge sound and set.
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McFadden's was packed for Stephen Rey & the Slicks.
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Stephen Rey catching some air.
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We turned the tables on SoundDiego LIVE photographer Vito Di Stefano for this shot.
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Who was that guy in the hat?
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Um, that might hurt in the morning.
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