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Live Review: Iron & Wine at Humphreys, August 11, 2014

Sam Beam let fans call the shots at his San Diego show

Iron and Wine

Iron and Wine in 2006

There was romance in the air last Tuesday night at Humphreys as Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam) serenaded the crowd underneath the brightly lit sky of the fading supermoon. As palm trees quietly creaked in the cool breeze, an eager and smitten audience soaked in as much of the beauty emanating from the stage as they could. Continue reading…

Live Review & Photos: Counting Crows at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, August 9, 2014

Counting Crows pleased a Del Mar crowd

Counting Crows by Sylvia Borgo

All photos by Sylvia Borgo

On August 9, just as the supermoon rose in the east, Counting Crows took the stage at the Del Mar fairgrounds. Continue reading…

Live Review: Toad the Wet Sprocket at the Belly Up, August 9, 2014

The Santa Barbara band tried out new material at the Belly Up

Toad the Wet Sprocket

Photo by Webb Valarezo

When I first heard that Toad the Wet Sprocket were getting back together to release a new album after a 15 year-hiatus, I was a little worried. Continue reading…

Live Review & Photos: Arctic Monkeys at the SDSU Open Air Theater, August 6, 2014

Swooning ensued at Arctic Monkeys's recent SDSU show

Arctic Monkeys by Sylvia Borgo

Photos by Sylvia Borgo

To those who wonder about the state of rock music today, have no fear: it’s alive and very well, thanks to Arctic Monkeys. Continue reading…


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