Entries for October 2013

  • Music Venue News

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    Want the good news or the bad news first? Let’s go with bad…. After 39 years of hosting live local music, the Tiki House in  Pacific Beach will mostly likely close its doors in November due to a rent hike. The 1,100 square foot dive bar was one of the only venues in the neighborhood featuring […]

  • Local Talent Takes the SDMA Stage at Humphrey’s Tonight

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    After a last-minute rain delay, tonight’s much-anticipated San Diego Music Awards will take place at Humphrey’s by the Bay. In its 23rd year, the event recognizes the achievements of San Diego’s diverse local music community, this year in 27 categories that recognize genres including Rock, Jazz, Hip Hop, Americana and World Music. Past performers include Jewel, […]

  • ListenLocalSD to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary

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    Fun happenings in East County this week! San Diego’s beloved music promoter Cathryn Beeks is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of her music promotion company ListenLocalSD with a concert taking place this Saturday in Crest, CA. Performers include Beeks’s band The Ordeal and many other local favorites such as Podunk Nowhere, Lisa Sanders, and Jeffrey Joe. […]

  • Vinyl Junkies Record Swap at the Casbah this Saturday

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    After a wildly successful debut show, Daydream Nation Presents and the Casbah are putting on the second Vinyl Junkies Record Swap Meet, October 5th from 11am-5pm at the Casbah. This bi-monthly event is not your every day record swap. It’s a combination of what everyone loves together…Records, DJs, Adult Beverages, and BBQ! There will be plenty […]

  • The Wellington Steak and Martini Lounge

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    Music and food are a perfect match, however at many venues that combine the two, the sound over powers the dining experience. Not so at the Wellington Steak and Martini Lounge. “Our goal is to be the most unique music venue in San Diego,” said Trish Watlington, who owns the Mission Hills location alongside her […]

  • CHRISTOPHER DEAN: Shenandoah

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    Christopher Dean has been a guitar slinger his entire life. Way back when, during the hippie days, he performed in rock bands that achieved some notoriety. Dean and his bands opened for the Doors, the Young Rascals, the Rolling Stones, and other headliner acts. A little over 30 years ago, however, he left behind the […]

  • Space 4 Art: Please Make Us Say “Wow”

    Watching the news these days, one could certainly conclude that things are getting a bit apocalyptic. Shootings, floods, war, the lingering Great Recession, the latest Miley Cyrus meltdown. There’s an around-the-clock reminder that civilization as we know it is coming to an end. Within this dialogue of doom-and-gloom, another proclamation has been stated: that art […]

  • About Old Records and What People Collect and What They Don’t

    I’ve been in the rare record business for better than 48 years now and I’ve seen collecting fads come and go. Mostly I go along with things. There’s always going to be a market for Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Hank Williams, and others because of the tragedy connected with their lives and careers as well […]

  • October 2013 Calendar

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