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Live Review & Photos: Lucius and the Cactus Blossoms at the Belly Up, November 19, 2016


Lucius’s performance at the Belly Up was one of the best live performances I’ve ever witnessed.



Live Review & Photos: Andra Day and Chloe x Halle at Humphreys Concerts By the Bay, November 2, 2016


Andra Day has had a hell of a couple years



Live Review & Photos: Gwen Stefani at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, October 30, 2016


Gwen Stefani

An all-O.C. lineup bid a final farewell to Irvine Meadows



Live Review & Photos: FIDLAR, SWMRS, and The Frights at Observatory North Park, October 28, 2016


FIDLAR

The three bands delivered a strong punk-rock punch in North Park



Live Photos: Young the Giant and Ra Ra Riot at House of Blues, October 18, 2016


Young the Giant

The show so nice it sold out twice



Live Review & Photos: Prophets of Rage at Sleep Train Amphitheatre, October 15, 2016


Prophets of Rage

Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill joined forces



Live Review & Photos: The Naked and Famous and The Chain Gang of 1974


The Naked and Famous

“Like punching in a dream breathing life into my nightmare.”



Live Photos: Local Natives and Charlotte Day Wilson at Observatory North Park, September 15, 2016


Local Natives

Local Natives never let the energy lag at their recent San Diego show



Live Photos: Summerfest 2016


X Ambassadors

Featuring The Decemberists, X Ambassadors, Garbage, and more



Live Photos: Santana at Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre, August 31, 2016


Santana

The guitar legend played a rare non-arena show in San Diego



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


Kenny Chesney

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



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


Weird Al Yankovic

The master of parodies put on a wildly entertaining show



Live Review & Photos: Duran Duran and Chic with Nile Rodgers at Sleep Train Ampitheatre, August 2, 2016


Duran Duran

The ’80s giants were joined by one of the funkiest bands in existence



Live Review & Photos: Blink-182, A Day to Remember, and The All-American Rejects at Viejas Arena, July 22, 2016


Blink-182 at Viejas Arena

Tom DeLonge’s replacement breathed new life into Blink-182



Live Review & Photos: James Taylor at Valley View Casino Center, June 18, 2016


James Taylor

The songwriter had San Diego in his mind



Live Review & Photos: Brad Paisley at Sleep Train Amphitheatre, May 21, 2016


Brad Paisley at Sleep Train Amphitheatre

The country star brought his guitar prowess to San Diego