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Live Review: The Styletones, The Creepy Creeps, Wild Wild Wets, and Pocket at Adams Avenue Street Fair, September 28-29, 2013

The Styletones

The annual festival has become a San Diego staple

Adams Ave. Street Fair Returns This Weekend

The Styletones

Here’s who to see at the annual Adams Ave. Street Fair

Live Review: FYF Fest, August 24-25, 2013, Los Angeles

Les Savy Fav

Our review of FYF Fest, or, how Karen O is like an exotic punk-rock toucan

Live Review: Dead Feather Moon and Trouble in the Wind at the Casbah, August 2, 2013

Dead Feather Moon

The two bands headed a top-notch bill at the Casbah

Live Review: Montalban Quintet at the Casbah, June 27, 2013

Montalban Quintet

Montalban Quintet were joined by Takahashi and Never Come Down

Live Review: Dessa at the Casbah, July 12, 2013


Dessa was joined by Okapi Sun and Open Mike Eagle

Live Review: Goodnight, Texas at The Soda Bar, July 3, 2013

Goodnight Texas

Country bands took the Independence Day Eve crowd on a star-spangled bender

Live Review: Youth Lagoon and Lady Lazarus at the Irenic, April 16, 2013

Youth Lagoon

Youth Lagoon defied expectations at their San Diego show

Live Review: Kurt Vile and the Violators at the Casbah, April 12, 2013

Kurt Vile and the Violators

Vile delivered a pounding, upbeat set

Live Review: Christopher Owens at the Irenic, March 21, 2013

Christopher Owens

The former Girls singer struggled to find his voice

Live Review and Photos: Emancipator and Little People at the Belly Up, March 17, 2013

Photos by Hutton Marshall

The two acts captivated the dance crowd

Live Review: Caspian, Native, and Torches at Soda Bar, March 2, 2013

Photo credit: Hutton Marshall

The band blew minds and eardrums