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Today in Great Ideas: Splavender to Pair Music With Beers at Mike Hess Brewery


Splavender

The interactive 3/18 event features a hand-picked flight of beers



The Kabbs Celebrate Record Release at Whistle Stop


The Kabbs

The new record drops this Friday



Live Review: Martin Courtney at the Casbah, January 19, 2016


Martin Courtney

The Real Estate frontman gave San Diego a moment of Zen



The Redwoods Release Free Sampler


The Redwoods

The San Diego label has some songs it’d like to give you



Live Review: Screaming Females, Vacation, and Upset at Soda Bar, August 17, 2015


Screaming Females

Screaming Females rocked out like we were in a New Brunswick basement during an apocalypse



“A Concert for Nepal” to Benefit Earthquake Victims


A Concert for Nepal

The benefit show will be held at the Merrow on June 28



Live Review: Zella Day, Nicky Venus, and Hot Sands at the Casbah, June 8, 2015


Zella Day

Day moved around the Casbah like a tiger on the prowl



Live Review: Courtney Barnett, Chastity Belt, and Darren Hanlon at the Casbah, June 2, 2015


Courtney Barnett

Barnett’s songs were simultaneously about something and nothing



Live Review: Lana Del Rey at Sleep Train Ampitheatre, May 16, 2015


Lana Del Rey

The enigmatic artist had fans swooning



Live Review: MS MR and DJ Kitten at the Casbah, May 4, 2015


MS MR

MS MR captured hearts with their mesmerizing performance



Interview: Diamond Lakes


Diamond Lakes

The local band reveals its influences, aspirations, and favorite cartoons



Live Review: Echosmith and The Colourist at House of Blues, March 29, 2015


Echosmith

The two bands delivered a millennial-friendly show in San Diego



Live Review: Tim Barry, Jenny Owen Youngs, and Cory Branan at the Casbah, March 20, 2015


Tim Barry by pooruglyhappy

The former Avail frontman was joined by two other singer-songwriters



Live Review: Cursive, Beach Slang, and Twinsmith at the Casbah, February 22, 2015


Cursive

The Omaha band led fans down the rabbit hole



Live Review: Wild Child, Desert Noises, and Goodnight, Texas at the Casbah, February 21, 2015


Wild Child

Wild Child led the sold-out crowd in a night of singalongs and slow dances



Live Review: Jukebox the Ghost, Twin Forks, and Secret Someones at Soda Bar, February 2, 2015


Jukebox the Ghost

Three bands delivered enthusiastic performances at the sold-out Soda Bar show