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Live Photos: Craig Finn at the Casbah, February 19, 2012


The Hold Steady front man’s new songs came to life at the Casbah



Live Review and Photos: The National, Wye Oak, and Local Natives at the Neptune Theatre, December 1, 2011


The three bands put on a spine-tingling show in Seattle



Live Photos: Crooked Fingers, Strand of Oaks, and Little White Teeth at the Casbah, November 26, 2011


Eric Bachmann brought his ‘Armor’ to the Casbah



Live Photos: Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks with Ty Segall at the Belly Up, October 20, 2011


The former Pavement frontman turns his ‘Mirror’ on San Diego



Live Photos: Death Cab for Cutie and Frightened Rabbit at the RIMAC Arena, August 16, 2011


The American and Scottish bands treated UCSD to a transatlantic show



Live Review & Photos: Okkervil River and Titus Andronicus at the Belly Up, June 24, 2011


Natalie Kardos documents a roaring River



Live Photos: Matt & Kim, The Thermals, and Le Blorr at House of Blues San Diego, June 16, 2011


It was a night of high-energy antics at House of Blues



Live Photos: FM94/9 Independence Jam at the Oceanside Pier, June 5, 2011


A sold-out crowd showed up Sunday for the FM94/9 Independence Jam



Live Photos: J Mascis and the Black Heart Procession at the Casbah, May 7, 2011


The Dinosaur Jr. frontman treated the Casbah to songs both new and old



Live Photos: Donald Glover and Childish Gambino at the Belly Up, April 26, 2011


Don Glover treats a sold-out Belly Up crowd to an evening of comedy and music



Live Photos: Justin Townes Earle and Dawn Landes at the Casbah, February 26, 2011


A whiskey-soaked crowd showed up at the Casbah to see Justin Townes Earle.



Live Photos: Telekinesis, The Love Language, and The Howls at the Casbah, February 25, 2011


A note to all under-the-weather musicians: when your voice fails, let the audience fill in.



Live Photos: The Tree Ring at San Diego Woman’s Club, February 12, 2011


The crowd at The Tree Ring’s record release show was breathlessly quiet.