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Travis Tatum Mills at the Epicentre April 19

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Travis Tatum Mills at the Epicentre April 19

  Twenty-four year old Travis Tatum Mills (aka T.Mills) has been able to turn a laptop musical experimentation in his bedroom into national tours (alongside Breathe Carolina, We The Kings and Sammy Adams among others) and a deal with Columbia Records, all in just over two years. In March 2012, Mills received a 2012 MTV […]

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Jeff Black Releases Folklore April 1

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jeff Black Releases Folklore April 1

Singer/songwriter Jeff Black is pleased to announce the release of his upcoming album, “Folklore” on April 1, 2014. “Folklore” is the eleventh album from Black, a respected and pioneering influence on modern folk and roots music for more than three decades. “Folklore” closely follows the back to back critically acclaimed releases “Plow Through The Mystic” […]

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Lorraine Feather Garners Grammy Nomination for “Attachments”

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lorraine Feather Garners Grammy Nomination for “Attachments”

  Lyricist and Jazz Singer Lorraine Feather was born in Manhattan. Her parents named her Billie Jane Lee Lorraine after godmother Billie Holiday, her mother Jane (formerly a big band singer), her mother’s ex-roommate Peggy Lee, and the song “Sweet Lorraine.” She is the daughter of the late jazz writer Leonard Feather. With lineage like […]

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AMSDConcerts Saved By Move to New Venue

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
AMSDConcerts Saved By Move to New Venue

  Carey Driscoll certainly didn’t conceive the idea of acoustic concerts in a church, but with his string of about 530 concerts at the Normal Heights United Methodist Church on Mansfield over the last ten years, Driscoll has set the bar so high in San Diego that no one else will ever clear it. Driscoll’s […]

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Ballyhoo! and Passafire at The Irenic on Jan. 30

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ballyhoo! and Passafire at The Irenic on Jan. 30

BALLYHOO: 1: a noisy attention-getting demonstration or talk. 2: flamboyant, exaggerated, or sensational promotion or publicity. 3: excited commotion. A rock band with punk energy and pop reggae grooves, Baltimore’s BALLYHOO! is a fun, fan-loving powerhouse band that embodies the dictionary definition of “Ballyhoo,” emphasis on the words “fan friendly.” These road warriors have toured […]

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The Two Faces of Bert with an “E”

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Two Faces of Bert with an “E”

  Every musician who makes a living with his or her talent knows that finding one’s niche is key – that particular style of music, or that type of venue where they can flourish and grow. For one songwriter/singer/piano player, that niche turned out to be in the middle of the ocean. Bert Stratton is […]

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Kayte Grace’s New Release Reveals Crumbling of Music Industry Norms

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kayte Grace’s New Release Reveals Crumbling of Music Industry Norms

  After releasing three albums, two singles and touring the country—all within four years of teaching herself to play guitar—YouTube and Washington Post favorite, alternative “folktry” singer/songwriter Kayte Grace’s five-chapter musical novel. “Set Fire to Separate Lives” is being released over the course of a year to fans who’ll be able to pay what they […]

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Machado Foundation 2nd Annual Benefit

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Machado Foundation 2nd Annual Benefit

  Jason Mraz and Goo Goo Dolls’ John Rzeznik Perform                              Rob Machado – legendary surfer, environmental activist and musician – has put together a stellar lineup for the Second Annual benefit concert for the Rob Machado Foundation http://robmachadofoundation.org), which will take place on Monday, November 11, at The Belly Up in Solana Beach. Multi-Grammy award-winning […]

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Blues Legend Buddy Guy Graces the Stage at Belly Up

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Blues Legend Buddy Guy Graces the Stage at Belly Up

  Buddy Guy is a pioneer of the Chicago blues sound and has served as an influence to some of the most notable musicians of his generation. In the 1960s Guy was a member of Muddy Waters’ band and was a house guitarist at Chess Records. He can be heard on Howlin’ Wolf’s “Killing Floor” […]

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San Diego/Argentina Big Band Todo Mundo Release “Conexion”

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
San Diego/Argentina Big Band Todo Mundo Release “Conexion”

  Not many bands I’ve ever heard of started in Argentina and then picked up again in San Diego, made a big mark here and went on to build a following around the world. But few bands have the drive of Todo Mundo or the vision of its leader, singer and rhythm guitarist Santiago Orozco. […]

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