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Live Review: Taj Mahal Trio at the Belly Up, October 7, 2013


Photo credit: C. Taylor Crothers

70 year old bluesman Taj Mahal impressed a Belly Up crowd



Live Review: Calexico and Sally Ford and the Sound Outside at the Belly Up, October 6, 2013


Photo credit: Calexico Facebook page

The Belly Up recently proved an ideal venue for Calexico’s rich sound



Live Review: Son Volt at the Belly Up, August 2, 2013


Son Volt

Jay Farrar and his band brought some Uncle Tupelo to San Diego



Live Review: Steve Earle at the Belly Up, January 13, 2013


Steve Earle in 2007 (Wikipedia)

The prolific songwriter made a rare solo appearance in San Diego



Live Review: Adams Avenue Unplugged, April 22, 2012


Adams Avenue Unplugged

Adams Avenue rises from the rubble of its Roots Festival



Live Review: Mark Hummel’s Blues Harmonica Blowout at the Belly Up, January 23, 2012


A group of talented harp players paid tribute to legendary bluesman Little Walter



Live Review: Pete Johnson and Jus’ Blues, Baby at the Belly Up, December 2, 2011


The So-Cal bluesman brought his ‘bone to the Belly Up