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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 Review: Bon Iver at Copley Symphony Hall, October 26, 2016


Bon Iver

Justin Vernon has gone from indie rock hermit to EDM guru



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 Review & Photos: Tegan and Sara at the Observatory North Park, September 25, 2016


Tegan and Sara

The indie-pop duo played a flawless show in North Park



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 Review & Photos: The Kills at Observatory North Park, September 4, 2016


The Kills

The duo made a triumphant return to San Diego



Live Review: The Black Heart Procession at the Casbah, August 24, 2016


Pall Jenkins

The local legends played a joyous reunion show in their hometown



Live Review: Guns N’ Roses at Qualcomm Stadium, August 22, 2016


Guns N Roses

The ’80s band’s reunion was a dream come true for fans



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: M. Ward and Nice as Fuck at the Belly Up, July 12, 2016


M. Ward at the Belly Up

Jenny Lewis’ new band brought out M. Ward’s inner rocker



Live Review: Toad the Wet Sprocket and Rusted Root at Observatory North Park


Rusted Root

The two bands proved they’re just as vital now as they were in the ’90s



Live Review & Photos: Buckethead at the Music Box, June 21, 2016


Buckethead at The Music Box San Diego June 21, 2016

The masked musician showed off his guitar and nunchuck skills



Live Review: George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic at the Belly Up, June 23, 2016


George Clinton

It would have been easy for one to conclude that George Clinton was not pleased with his Belly Up audience’s reception.



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: Eric Bachmann and John Meeks at Soda Bar, June 5, 2016


Eric Bachmann

The Archers of Loaf singer and the San Diego crooner made for a great team



The 10 Best Lesser-Known Prince Songs


Prince

We share our favorite deep cuts from The Purple One



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



Live Review & Photos: Frightened Rabbit at the Belly Up, May 21, 2016


Frightened Rabbit by Sylvia Borgo

The Scottish band made a triumphant return to San Diego



Live Photos: The Cure and The Twilight Sad at Sleep Train Amphitheater, May 20, 2016


Photos by Sylvia Borgo

The two bands played a sold-out show in Chula Vista