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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.