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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 Photos: Ume, White Murder, and Schizophonics at the Soda Bar, April 2, 2014


Ume

Soda Bar patrons were treated to three high energy sets



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


ZZ Top

Same three guys, same three chords



Live Photos: Kings of Leon and Local Natives at Sleep Train Amphitheater, March 22, 2014


Photos by Garcia Borgo Photography

The crowd at Sleep Train was thrilled to be there — maybe a little too thrilled



Live Photos: Sam Roberts Band at the Casbah, March 17, 2014


Photos by Sylvia Borgo

The Juno-winning songwriter kept the Casbah crowd on its toes



Live Review & Photos: St. Vincent and Noveller at House of Blues San Diego, March 19, 2014


st vincent

Annie Clark melted faces at a sold-out House of Blues



Live Photos: Hills Like Elephants, Boy King, and Jimmy Ruelas at the Casbah, March 8, 2014


Hills Like Elephants

Hills Like Elephants headed up a top-shelf lineup for their EP release party



Live Photos: Dum Dum Girls at the Casbah, March 7, 2014


Dum Dum Girls

Dum Dum Girls kicked off their ‘Too True’ tour in San Diego



Live Photos: Angel Olsen at Soda Bar, March 1, 2014


Angel Olsen at Soda Bar

The folk musician’s San Diego set left the crowd speechless



Live Review & Photos: River City and John Meeks at Soda Bar, February 21, 2014


Andrew Armerding of River City

The two country bands made San Diego feel like Nashville



Live Review & Photos: Augustines and My Goodness at the Soda Bar, February 13, 2014


Photos by Sylvia Borgo

The Brooklyn trio put on a cathartic Soda Bar show



Live Review & Photos: White Denim and Clear Plastic Masks at the Casbah, February 9, 2014


Photos by Sylvia Borgo

The Austin psych-rockers played a jam-packed two hour set



Live Photos: Flaggs and La Luz at the Soda Bar, January 25, 2014


Flaggs by Chris Maroulakos

Flaggs said goodbye to bassist Leslie Schultze at Soda Bar



Live Photos: Janelle Monáe at House of Blues, January 13, 2014


Janelle Monae at House of Blues

Janelle Monáe’s San Diego show was electrifying



Live Review & Photos: Chain and the Gang at the Til-Two Club, January 3, 2014


chain and the gang

Ian Svenonius proves once again that he’s a cool-blooded killer



Owl and Bear’s Top 13 Posts of 2013


pride

Our most popular posts of the year



Live Review & Photos: Ed Kowalczyk at the Belly Up, December 10, 2013


Ed Kowalczyk

The former Live singer struggled in Solana Beach



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



Live Photos: Soft Lions at Soda Bar, December 6, 2013


Soft Lions

The local trio celebrated the release of their ‘No Peace’ EP



Live Review & Photos: Pearl Jam at Viejas Arena, November 14, 2013


Photo credit: Sylvia Borgo

Pearl Jam played a three-hour show at Viejas Arena last week



Live Photos: Deerhoof at the Irenic, November 3, 2013


Deerhook

The San Francisco band played a daring show without a net



Live Review & Photos: Father John Misty at House of Blues, November 1, 2013


Father John Misty

The prolific songwriter played solo to a talkative crowd



Live Photos: Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque at House of Blues, October 27, 2013


Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque

Suicide Girls’ traveling burlesque show is like a Comic-Con cabaret



Live Photos: Sleigh Bells at Block No. 16, October 19, 2013


Sleigh Bells

Sleigh Bells delivered a knockout punch to the downtown crowd