Fresh Droppings

San Diego Shows of Interest, May 18 – 24 2015

Our recommended San Diego concerts for the week

Flaggs

Flaggs

Here’s Owl and Bear’s patented list of the week’s promising/interesting/probably-won’t-suck San Diego concerts. Got suggestions? Put ’em in the comments. Continue reading…

Live Photos: Elvis Perkins at the Hideout, May 11, 2015

The Hideout served as Perkins' very own deer land for the night

Elvis Perkins

Photos by Chris Maroulakos

Elvis Perkins played an intimate set at the Hideout on Monday. Continue reading…

The Kids in the Hall Get Sketchy in San Diego

The Canadian comedy troupe will perform at the Balboa Theater on June 3

The Kids in the Hall

It might be strange for a group of 60-year-old men to refer to themselves as “kids,” but if those men are the comedic legends of The Kids in the Hall, they can call themselves anything they damn well please. And seeing as how those legends will be performing in San Diego on June 3, they can call themselves The Babies in the Womb for all we care. Continue reading…

Live Review & Photos: They Might Be Giants at the Belly Up, May 3, 2015

They Might Be Giants brought the brain-tickling showmanship to the Belly Up

They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants

John Linnell and John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants are known for entertaining a crowd, and the band’s recent Belly Up gig was a shining example of TMBG’s brain-tickling showmanship. Continue reading… 


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The Kids in the Hall Get Sketchy in San Diego

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Live Photos: Glass Animals at the Observatory, May 19, 2015

The English band cranked up the peanut butter vibes in San Diego…

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Album Review: George Ezra – “Wanted on Voyage”

The "Budapest" singer-songwriter releases an impressive debut…

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Interview: Life In Film

We talked to Life In Film before their recent show with the Wombats…

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The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 187

We'll take what we want and give the rest away…

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