A cancer-free Sharon Jones led the crowd in a celebration of life
The Donkeys were supported by genre-bending newcomers Awahnichi
The two country bands made San Diego feel like Nashville
The former Live singer struggled in Solana Beach
The former Live singer will play acoustic versions of his hits
The Postal Service brought nostalgia and big butts to SDSU
The band played two sold out shows at the Casbah
Ritter put on an awe-inspiring show with an assist from Lake Street Dive
Molina fronted Magnolia Electric Co and Songs: Ohia
The Santa Barbara band is back
Not to be confused with Toad of Toad Hall
The reunited ’90s band has something new to say
Some people attended just for the trill of it
Takahashi Nation was thoroughly defeated!
Alt-country heartthrob Rhett Miller turned back time to ’97
The talented troubadour brought his signature sound to San Diego
The band played to a not-so-sexy crowd
The show was no rodeo
We take a look — well, actually five looks — at Guster’s new album.
Dr. Dog sound exactly like somebody.
The Avett Brothers are all about feeling. On Emotionalism, their last proper full length, the Avetts certainly didn’t shy away from feeling; they celebrated it. The songs from Emotionalism were mostly led by banjo, upright bass, occasional strings and the just-twangy-enough vocals of one or both brothers. Everything about that setup said these guys were […]
The last time I was at the Belly Up I high fived a hipster. The results were fascinating and hilarious; I came out after the show to see my “victim” sitting on a ledge outside being consoled by his girlfriend. “It was a good show though, right baby?” she said with a hopeful and worried […]