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Live Review: Guns N’ Roses at Qualcomm Stadium, August 22, 2016

The '80s band's reunion was a dream come true for fans

Guns N Roses

Photos by Katarina Benzova

Guns N’ Roses’ “Not in This Lifetime” tour visit to Qualcomm Stadium was late in every sense of the word. Continue reading…

The Owl and Bear Podcast: August 2016

Featuring Chance the Rapper, Car Seat Headrest, Tacocat, and more

Chance the Rapper

We’ve introduced you to lots of great new music this year on the Owl and Bear podcast, but sometimes, an artist is so good that he or she or they deserve a second listen. Continue reading…

Live Review & Photos: Kenny Chesney and Old Dominion at Sleep Train Ampitheatre, August 4, 2016

The country star made his long-awaited return to San Diego

Kenny Chesney

Photos by Andy Bartotto

“The People’s Superstar” Kenny Chesney returned to San Diego County for the first time in eight years last week. His “Spread the Love” tour stopped in Chula Vista for a performance in front a nearly sold-out Sleep Train Amphitheatre. Interesting fact: Each time he’s played the Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, it’s had different venue sponsor (Coors in 2005, Cricket Wireless in 2008). Perhaps his next visit will be in 2018 when the current sponsorship expires. Continue reading…

Live Review & Photos: “Weird Al” Yankovic at Cal Coast Open Air Theatre

The master of parodies put on a wildly entertaining show

Weird Al Yankovic

Photos by Andy Bartotto

It’s all about timing. Imagine if Dr. Demento hadn’t spoken at Alfred Yankovic’s school, where the then-16-year-old handed him a homemade tape. Where would “Weird Al” Yankovic be right now? Continue reading…


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