Entries for August 2012

  • Feeding the Soul Foundation to Host Benefit for Make A Wish San Diego

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    Our friends at Feeding the Soul Foundation are Making Wishes Come True this Saturday, September 8th, and they are giving you a chance to be a part of it! Details are below: Event: A Concert for A Wish! Featuring: Jack Tempchin, Lee Coulter, Arianna Afsar, Parker Ainsworth, and special performances by wish kids Ryan Walsh & Noah […]

  • Guitar Workshops by Wayne Riker Now Available

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    Hello Troubadourians! We recently came across new information from local musician, instructor and friend Wayne Riker that we thought we’d pass along. Wayne will be resuming guitar workshops in September and beyond in San Diego. Wayne has taught privately since 1973, beginning in New York City (’73 and ’74), Topeka, Kansas (’75-’78), Rochester, Minnesota (’79), […]

  • 3 Albums I Can’t Live Without – Simeon Flick, Josh Damigo & Wendy Bailey

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      Continuing our efforts to get you acquainted with our wonderful San Diego music community, we thought we’d ask some of our local musicians about their favorite albums. It’s so interesting to see all the ways artists are influenced by each other. We also love how there is such a wide appreciation for music across […]

  • 5 Things You Might Not Know About Rob Deez

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    Welcome to the first installment of a regular blog column where we will be getting to know local artists. You may have seen them perform, you may have downloaded their albums (if you haven’t done those first two things, don’t worry, we’ll show you how at the end of this post), but now it’s time […]

  • Summergrass Is Here!

    August 17-19 brings the 10th anniversary of the Summergrass Bluegrass Festival to San Diego. Check out the cover story on pages 8-9 for all the details. Here are my personal tips for having the best time possible at Summergrass: 1. GO! 2. Get your tickets in advance and save $$ off the gate price. Get […]

  • Ten Truths from the Kitchen

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    I’ve been studying cooking for a few years with Chef Bernard Guillas of the Marine Room in La Jolla. When he isn’t running a group of top-tier restaurants, writing award winning cook books, flying off to New York for a “Today Show” appearance or Paris for induction into the prestigious Maître Cuisiniers de France (Master […]

  • August 2012 Calendar

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  • Scary Sharing

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    Hose, this is your conscience. You’re getting too far out there. Try to share. Try building a rapport with your reader. After all, when it comes to reality, we’re all singing the same song. You know, you and I have a lot in common. One of the greatest things is our shared good fortune to […]

  • It’s a Guitar, Not a Duck

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    Hello Troubadourians! In San Diego the majority of performing musicians are solo artists who play the guitar, usually an acoustic guitar. While some elite acoustic artists can, and do, insist on performing using only a microphone to amplify their instruments, it is difficult to isolate and direct the acoustic output of an acoustic guitar into […]