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Live Review & Photos: Lucius and the Cactus Blossoms at the Belly Up, November 19, 2016

Lucius’s performance at the Belly Up was one of the best live performances I’ve ever witnessed.

Live Review & Photos: Andra Day and Chloe x Halle at Humphreys Concerts By the Bay, November 2, 2016

Andra Day has had a hell of a couple years

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


The three bands delivered a strong punk-rock punch in North Park

Live Photos: Young the Giant and Ra Ra Riot at House of Blues, October 18, 2016

Young the Giant

The show so nice it sold out twice

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 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 Photos: Summerfest 2016

X Ambassadors

Featuring The Decemberists, X Ambassadors, Garbage, and more

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

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: James Taylor at Valley View Casino Center, June 18, 2016

James Taylor

The songwriter had San Diego in his mind

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