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Live Photos & Interview: “Star Girls” Burlesque

Is Star Wars mixed with burlesque something you'd be interested in?

Star Girls Burlesque

Photos by Chris Maroulakos

When we heard that Star Girls, a Star Wars-themed burlesque show, was coming to San Diego’s own Horton Grand Theater last weekend, we were obviously intrigued. We thought our faithful readers just might be interested in something like that too, so we took one for the team and took photos of the lovely performers for you. Continue reading…

Live Photos: Summerfest 2016

Featuring The Decemberists, X Ambassadors, Garbage, and more

X Ambassadors

Photos by Andy Bartotto

Summerfest started after Henry Maier, mayor of Milwaukee, visited Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany in the 1960s. The once-small festival recently hosted its 49th annual event and has become one of the best (and biggest) music festivals in the world. Continue reading…

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

The duo made a triumphant return to San Diego

The Kills

Photos by Chris Maroulakos

In life, some things are just obviously true. Water is wet, the sky is blue, and The Kills put on a terrific show. Continue reading…

Live Photos: Santana at Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre, August 31, 2016

The guitar legend played a rare non-arena show in San Diego

Santana

Photos by Andy Bartotto

From his humble childhood in Jalisco, Mexico, to playing clubs Tijuana, then on to San Francisco, Carlos Santana has become one of the most legendary guitarists/performers of all time. Carlos’ big break came when he gained the attention of Bill Graham, who eventually arranged for his band, Santana, to perform at the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival, even though their debut album hadn’t been released yet. Continue reading…


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