SoundDiego LIVE Rocks Hard at the Hard Rock Hotel

Hundreds of music fans turned out for sets by Republic of Letters, the Heavy Guilt and Lessons from Zeke.

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Republic of Letters' Chris Venti
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"SoundDiego" host Daye Salani hit it off with Jack Daniel's master taster Jeff Norman (from left)
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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The Hard Rock Hotel's Rana Kay with NBC 7 San Diego's Mari Payton (from left). Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Steve Solberg, Christina Kim, Julie Neimark, MacKenzie Haggarty and Jeff Espiritu
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Wendy Bailey and Lauren Ruggles (from left)
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BeMyDD was on hand to offer rides home to folks who really enjoyed SoundDiego LIVE -- and one lucky won a driver BOTH WAYS for the next SoundDiego LIVE event in May at Typhoon Saloon in Pacific Beach. Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Some of 207's hard-working staff
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A SoundDiego LIVE who signed up for the guest list won this Epiphone Les Paul guitar.
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#sounddiegogram rol just starting great new stuff! Fans sent in pics on Instagram of the show. Send us pics to #sounddiegogram of any shows you go out to in San Diego.
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Jack Daniel's master taster Jeff Norman took the stage as co-host and gave one lucky partygoer a free guitar autographed by Republic of Letters.
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SoundDiego LIVE regular Mike Beebe won the free Epiphone Les Paul guitar.
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He told the crowd that he didn't play guitar but planned on taking lessons. Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Republic of Letters took the stage at about 9:30.
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#sounddiegogram Daniel is multitasking! Fans sent in pics on Instagram of the show. Send us pics to #sounddiegogram of any shows you go out to in San Diego.
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Republic of Letters
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Tim Pyles of FM 94/9 and the Local Pyle with pal Rich Cook.
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Republic of Letters' Chris Venti
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A member of Lessons from Zeke giving Robin Roth the finger
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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#sounddiegogram Daniel you can't hide rol Fans sent in pics on Instagram of the show. Send us pics to #sounddiegogram of any shows you go out to in San Diego.
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OwlandBear.com managing editor Chris Maroulakos and Erika Davies' drummer, Chris Carroll. Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Republic of Letters' Chris Venti
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@roletters getting it going #sounddiegogram #jdmusic Fans sent in pics on Instagram of the show. Send us pics to #sounddiegogram of any shows you go out to in San Diego.
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Republic of Letters' Chris Venti
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Republic of Letters' Nick Venti
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Watching @roletters play #sounddiego. Lost Chord is such a kick ass tune! #sounddiegogram
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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A closeup of the autographed guitar
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#sounddiegogram dont change guys Fans sent in pics on Instagram of the show. Send us pics to #sounddiegogram of any shows you go out to in San Diego.
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Marc Hindorff, Lisa Estes and Mike Maihen (from left)
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Republic of Letters #jdmusic #sounddiegogram Fans sent in pics on Instagram of the show. Send us pics to #sounddiegogram of any shows you go out to in San Diego.
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Republic of Letters' Chris Venti
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SoundDiego LIVE's Tweetwall was in full effect. Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Republic of Letters' Chris Venti
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Republic of Letters #sounddiegogram Fans sent in pics on Instagram of the show. Send us pics to #sounddiegogram of any shows you go out to in San Diego.
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#sounddiegogram rol walking in the shadows Fans sent in pics on Instagram of the show. Send us pics to #sounddiegogram of any shows you go out to in San Diego.
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Beebe and his prize with SoundDiego LIVE host and San Diego music fixture Robin Roth
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Republic of Letters' Chris Venti
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Beebe and his prize
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Republic of Letters' Chris Venti
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Republic of Letters' Chris Venti
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Republic of Letters' Chris Venti
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Republic of Letters' Chris Venti
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Republic of Letters' set list
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Hey, Ricardo Sandoval! We're talking to you: Nice shirt, dude. Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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The Heavy Guilt
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Alfred Howard's busy percussion kit
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The crowd checking out the Heavy Guilt's set. Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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The Heavy Guilt
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Erik Canzona of the Heavy Guilt. Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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The Heavy Guilt's set list.
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Erik Canzona of the Heavy Guilt
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Yeah -- what he said!
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Alfred Howard of the Heavy Guilt working the chain.
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@theheavyguilt doing business #sounddiegogram #jdmusic Fans sent in pics on Instagram of the show. Send us pics to #sounddiegogram of any shows you go out to in San Diego.
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Alfred Howard of the Heavy Guilt
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Alfred Howard of the Heavy Guilt
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Jacquelyn Rafalovich and a friend
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Alfred Howard of the Heavy Guilt
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Heavy guilt #sounddiegogram Fans sent in pics on Instagram of the show. Send us pics to #sounddiegogram of any shows you go out to in San Diego.
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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The Heavy Guilt
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The Heavy Guilt
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Erik Canzona of the Heavy Guilt. Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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The Heavy Guilt
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More of Alfred Howard's fancy footwork
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The Heavy Guilt! Fans sent in pics on Instagram of the show. Send us pics to #sounddiegogram of any shows you go out to in San Diego.
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Yes, they were very excited. And it was still daytime
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The Hard Rock Hotel's Rana Kay (right) and a friend
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Andrew Valles, Jennifer Estes, Jack Daniel's master taster Jeff Norman and Lisa Estes (from left)
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Lessons from Zeke opened the show at about 7:30.
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Lessons from Zeke
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Lessons from Zeke's Mike Horvath
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Lessons from Zeke's Mike Horvath
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Lessons from Zeke's Mike Horvath
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Lessons from Zeke
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Tim Pyles of FM 94/9 with Robin Roth and Sean Monzet (from left)
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Lessons from Zeke
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Another shot of Ricardo Sandoval's back
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Wendy Bailey and Aubrey King of 321 Stereo (from left)
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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And that's the fact: Jack girls making with the merry.
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Yes, even the socks ...
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The Hard Rock Hotel passed out the apps during the VIP happy hour from 7-8 p.m.
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Our evenings host's, Jack Daniel's master taster Jeff Norman and Robin Roth.
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House of Blues' Shervia Sana and a friend
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Ricardo Sandoval and Sarah Grieco. She's not buying it, dude.
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Cathleen Ryan, Lisa Estes and Jeff Espiritu (from left)
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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The boys from Lessons From Zeke with friends
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Jack Daniel's master taster Jeff Norman (left) with Republic of Letters before the show
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The Heavy Guilt's merch setup
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Crystal Chitrathorn and Marybeth Coppola (from left) and a friend. Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Lisa Estes and Mike Maihen
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Part of Alfred Howard's percussion suite. Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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Lisa Estes, Jennifer Estes and Andrew Valles (from left)
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Jack Daniel's master taster Jeff Norman and Jacquelyn Rafalovich (from right) with a friend
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Be sure to watch "SoundDiego" after Saturday Night LIVE to see great video from the party.
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