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Live Review & Photos: Wolfmother at House of Blues San Diego, March 23, 2016


Wolfmother

The Aussie band pulled its Gypsy Caravan over in San Diego



Live Review & Photos: Breaking Benjamin at House of Blues San Diego, March 7, 2016


Breaking Benjamin

The reunited band rocked out for a good cause



Live Review & Photos: Tolan Shaw, Ki, and Jonny Tarr at the Belly Up, October 30, 2015


Jonny Tarr

Three local bands built on their Kaaboo festival momentum



Live Review & Photos: Kaaboo Del Mar 2015


No Doubt

The inaugural festival featured No Doubt, Zac Brown Band, and more



Live Review & Photos: KAABOO Discovery Tour at the Quartyard, August 9, 2015


KAABOO Discovery Tour

Jonny Tar, Jet West, Stranger Band, and KI vied for a slot at the upcoming KAABOO Festival



Live Review & Photos: George Thorogood & the Destroyers at Humphreys, June 18, 2015


George Thorogood and The Destroyers

Thorogood smiled and mugged for the crowd



Live Review: Epicenter Festival at the Forum (Los Angeles), March 14, 2015


Photos by Paul A. Hebert

The festival featured Korn, Limp Bizkit, House of Pain, P.O.D., and more



Live Review & Photos: Kongos at House of Blues, March 9, 2015


Kongos

San Diegans got to see that rock band that has accordion



Live Review & Photos: John 5 at Ramona Mainstage, February 8, 2015


John 5 at Ramona Mainstage

The Rob Zombie/Marilyn Manson guitarist struck out on his own



Live Review & Photos: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and The Interrupters at House of Blues, December 21, 2014


The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

The ska veterans were joined by Tim Armstrong’s band of protégés



Live Review & Photos: Zac Brown Band at Sleep Train Ampitheatre, October 19, 2014


Zac Brown Band

Brown and Co. put their country stamp on an eclectic series of covers



Live Review & Photos: The Experience Hendrix Tour at Harrah’s, October 9, 2014


Buddy Guy at the Experience Hendrix Tour

An all-star tribute kept Hendrix’s fire burning



Live Review & Photos: Crosby, Stills & Nash at Civic Theatre, October 1, 2014


Crosby Stills & Nash

The classic rock band put on a harmonious show in San Diego



Live Review & Photos: Jack Johnson and Bahamas at RIMAC Field, August 30, 2014


Jack Johnson

Johnson’s set drew a crowd of all ages



Live Review & Photos: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Galactic at Humphreys, August 22, 2014


Trombone Shorty

Two jazzy bands got the Humphreys crowd moving



Live Review & Photos: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Steve Winwood at Viejas Arena, August 3, 2014


Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Petty and Co. kicked off their ‘Hypnotic Eye’ tour in San Diego



Live Review & Photos: Sarah McLachlan at Humphreys, June 29, 2014


Sarah McLachlan

The Humphreys crowd hailed the queen of ’90s rock ballads



Live Review & Photos: Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang and Reformed Whores at the Belly Up, June 12, 2014


Les Claypool's Duo de Twang

The Primus bassist brought his side project to Solana Beach



Live Review & Photos: Little Hurricane at House of Blues, June 7, 2014


Little Hurricane

The blues-rock duo concluded its U.S. tour in San Diego



Live Photos: X-Fest, May 30, 2014 at Sleep Train Amphitheater


X-Fest

Bands old and new made this year’s fest a success



Live Review & Photos: The Heavy Guilt, Hit Dog Hollar, and Neighbors to the North at CityBeat Festival of Beers, April 19, 2014


The Heavy Guilt by Alex Matthews

CityBeat’s annual event celebrated craft beers and great music



Live Review & Photos: Volbeat and Trivium at the City National Grove, April 6, 2014 (Anaheim, CA)


Volbeat

Danish rockers Volbeat played to a devoted audience in Anaheim



Live Review & Photos: ZZ Top at Pechanga, March 30, 2014


ZZ Top

Same three guys, same three chords



Live Review & Photos: Wrex the Halls at Valley View Casino Center, December 8, 2013


Cage the Elephant

With Queens of the Stone Age, Vampire Weekend, Cage the Elephant, and more