Entries for May 2011

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  • Mario Escovedo Mixes Things Up with MEX

    Both as a musician and in a background capacity, it’s safe to say that over the past 20 years, Mario Escovedo has been one of the lynchpins of San Diego’s music scene. Part of San Diego’s first family of music, Escovedo was originally set on delivering high octane rock ‘n’ roll. These days he fronts […]

  • Daniele Spadavecchia: San Diego’s Italian Gypsy Swinger

    The menu for an Italian meal must be the making of a take-no-prisoners, true believer gastronome. Wine flows abundantly, while course after course lands on your table. There’s the antipasta, savory suppa, and fresh insalate, then comes the tortellini, ravioli, or other pasta. And that’s all before the main dish of fish or lamb. And […]

  • An Important Anniversary to Celebrate

    San Diego is coming up on the 100th anniversary of it’s great 1915 Pan American Exposition and World’s Fair in 2015. A year-long celebration in Balboa Park has been planned and right now I’m putting a plug in to be a part of their folk-life and historical presentations. With 55 festivals, over 300 concerts (you […]

  • Sam Chatmon: San Diego’s Own Bluesman Talks with Lou Curtiss

    Sam Chatmon was one of the most remarkable individuals I have ever known. During the years he spent in San Diego (1966-1982, where he became an important part of the blues scene), I had a lot of chances to sit and talk with him. This excerpt is taken from one of those conversations. I was […]

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