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Live Photos: Taking Back Sunday, Letlive, and The Menzingers at House of Blues, February 26, 2015

It was a night of exuberant energy at House of Blues

Taking Back Sunday

Photos by Jade Park

Taking Back Sunday, Letlive, and The Menzingers brought the House of Blues crashing down on Thursday. The three bands demonstrated a level of energy that only added to the excitement of the already excited crowd. Continue reading…

San Diego Shows of Interest, February March 2 – March 8, 2015

Our recommended San Diego concerts for the week

Flaggs by Tristan Loper

Flaggs

Here’s Owl and Bear’s patented list of the week’s promising/interesting/probably-won’t-suck San Diego concerts. Got suggestions? Put ‘em in the comments. Continue reading…

Live Review: Cursive, Beach Slang, and Twinsmith at the Casbah, February 22, 2015

The Omaha band led fans down the rabbit hole

Cursive

Photo credit: Daniel Muller

Cursive performed their recently remastered album The Ugly Organ for fans at the Casbah on Sunday. Continue reading…

Live Review: Wild Child, Desert Noises, and Goodnight, Texas at the Casbah, February 21, 2015

Wild Child led the sold-out crowd in a night of singalongs and slow dances

Wild Child

Photo credit: Ralph Arvesen

The energy was high and the venue was packed as Goodnight, Texas opened a sold-out show at the Casbah on Saturday night. Continue reading…


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Catfish and the Bottlemen by Sylvia Borgo
Live Review & Photos: Catfish and The Bottlemen at the Merrow, February 8, 2015

Welsh quartet Catfish and The Bottlemen whipped fans into a frenzy…

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Taking Back Sunday
Live Photos: Taking Back Sunday, Letlive, and The Menzingers at House of Blues, February 26, 2015

It was a night of exuberant energy at House of Blues…

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Live Review: Cursive, Beach Slang, and Twinsmith at the Casbah, February 22, 2015

The Omaha band led fans down the rabbit hole…

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Interview & Photos: Midge Ure

Ultravox singer Midge Ure talked to us about the music business, Band Aid 30, his new album, and mor…

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The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 186

Hey Charley, for Chrissakes. Do you wanna know the truth of it?…

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