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Local San Diego Musician Jim Allen Wears Three Band Hats

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Local San Diego Musician Jim Allen Wears Three Band Hats

With the advent of Facebook, MySpace and personal websites these days, anyone in a band can have a web presence where they can post sound samples, offer CD’s for sale and list tour dates.  In the “old days,” when San Diego musician Jim Allen first started playing in a band, one needed an agent and […]

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Mission Hills Native Shares Gift of Music

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Native Shares Gift of Music

by Denise Montgomery Anna Robitaille gestures with a seahorse puppet while singing an ocean-themed song. Enthusiastic toddlers follow her lead, singing and waving seahorse finger puppets while sitting in parents’ and nannies’ laps. She tells the kids they will get to dance under a large blue parachute, which they will pretend is the ocean, and […]

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Local San Diego Musician Jim Allen Wears Three Band Hats

| December 29, 2011 | 1 Comment
Local San Diego Musician Jim Allen Wears Three Band Hats

By Richard Cone   With the advent of Facebook, MySpace and personal websites these days, anyone in a band can have a web presence where they can post sound samples, offer CD’s for sale and list tour dates.  In the “old days,” when San Diego musician Jim Allen first started playing in a band, one […]

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San Diego Women’s Chorus Dazzles at Winter Concert

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments
San Diego Women’s Chorus Dazzles at Winter Concert

The San Diego Women’s Chorus, under the direction of Christopher Allen, presents its 24th Annual Winter concert, Heaven & Earth, 7 p.m., Friday, December 10 at and 3 p.m., Sunday, December 11 at the Mission Hills United Church of Christ, located at 4070 Jackdaw Street in Mission Hills. Heaven & Earth will treat the audience […]

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Beat Antiques at Belly Up Tavern Dec. 29

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Formed in San Francisco in 2007, Beats Antique is the musical alliance of producers David Satori, Tommy Cappel and world-renowned belly dance performer and producer Zoe Jakes. Satori and Cappel both trained classically before venturing to locations including Bali, West Africa and Serbia. With extensive backgrounds in multicultural music production, they command the spectrum of live and digital instrumentation […]

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San Diego-based The Beautiful View releases debut CD

| November 22, 2011 | 1 Comment
San Diego-based The Beautiful View releases debut CD

San Diego based band “The Beautiful View” announce the release of the debut CD on Requiemme Records, “life is beautiful.”  Full of insanely tight, angular, catchy jams, “life is beautiful is an album ready for the masses  Listening to the new songs from the quartet makes you think “this sounds like it should be on […]

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Paul Revere and the Raiders Ride Again at Sycuan

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Paul Revere and the Raiders Ride Again at Sycuan

Paul Revere and the Raiders, who Paul Schaffer from the David Letterman show called “the greatest show band on earth,” headed by Paul Revere himself, the man Reno Gazette writer Guy Richardson dubbed “the Madman of Rock and Roll” make a rare appearance at the Sycuan Casino’s Live and Up Close series for two back […]

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Netherfriends Does Nilsson” in concert at Tin Can Ale House

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments
Netherfriends Does Nilsson” in concert at Tin Can Ale House

Netherfriends are a three piece experimental, psychedelic pop band, which originally began as a solo project for Shawn Rosenblatt, while attending Columbia College, where he currently is enrolled. Shawn recorded all the instruments himself and started being offered shows. He quickly realized that he needed other members to be able to perform the heavily layered […]

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The Devil Makes Three Live Album “Stomp and Smash” CD Release

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments
The Devil Makes Three Live Album “Stomp and Smash” CD Release

  The Devil Makes Three, comprised of songwriter/ guitarist/vocalist Pete Bernhard, banjo player Cooper McBean and stand-up bassist Lucia Turino have released a new CD titled “Stomp and Smash” that is garnering a string of favorable reviews nationwide. NPR Radio said, “unplugged, yet intense, whiskey-drenched, ramshackle fury…” and WYNC Soundcheck said, “The Devil Makes Three […]

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Mission Hills Guitarist and British Singer Perform in Five Local Appearances

| November 4, 2011 | 2 Comments
Mission Hills Guitarist and British Singer Perform in Five Local Appearances

Lovers of guitar duets, listen up! Through a collaboration done totally by computer file sharing between San Diego, and Rodmell, a little village in Sussex, England, Mission Hills finger style guitarist and arranger Don Strandberg, and writer/guitarist/singer John Dartnell released a CD titled “Dreams and Schemes” in April 2011. “Dreams and Schemes” has garnered considerable […]

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