Entries for November 2014

  • Irish Troubadour Ken O’Malley to Perform Tomorrow in Encinitas

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    “Ken O’Malley has emerged, without question, as the single most enduring, influential and proficient of all Irish musicians in Southern California.” ­ Ric Gentry, The Irish News On Saturday, November 22nd at 7:30pm, San Diego Folk Heritage is thrilled to showcase an evening of music featuring Los Angeles­-based Irish singer­-songwriter Ken O’Malley. The all­-ages event […]

  • David Rovics KNSJ Benefit Concert

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    This Thursday, all are welcome to a night of dinner and live music performed by touring artist David Rovics in support of KNSJ 89.1 FM radio station, San Diego’s network for social justice. Rovics is a radical folk singer/songwriter who sings songs of social significance covering various social justice topics.  The Grand Industrial Band, a local […]

  • Kerrville New Folk Notes

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    Hello Troubadour Friends! Lindsay here, back from a fun-filled week in Texas hill country performing with my fellow 2014 Kerrville New Folk winners. Since I’m still feeling overwhelmed and fortunate for the opportunity to perform with so many talented people over the last several days, I thought I’d share some of their songs with you […]

  • SLV: Dig Deeper

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    San Diegans might not be familiar with SLV, since the duo hails from Brooklyn, but their sound has a universal appeal. Sandra Lilia Velasquez is singer/lyricist, with drummer/composer Sean Dixon, and their debut EP Dig Deeper shows that they are ready for an audience on both left and right coasts. The four songs here were […]


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    The Boundary Birds include Miami native/San Diego transplant DeBlois Milledge on vocals, bassist James East, Dave Curtis on keys and guitars, and drummer/producer Danny Campbell. They have several years of road experience on both coasts playing light rock and R&B-tinged pop, and have dropped three CDs, including 2013’s Night Painting. Their newest is a self-titled […]


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    Perhaps best known for the energetic recordings and live appearances in the San Diego-based power pop outfit Roxy Monoxide, guitarist Scott Samuels has opted for the singer-songwriter modus operandi on his new six-song EP, The Fall. The best attributes of Roxy Monoxide — melodies and lyrics — have followed Samuels on this current stop in […]


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    You know it’s going to be a cool listen just from the credits. Really all you need to know is in this band’s line up: Mark Zadarnowski, Ray Brandes, Eric Bacher, Joe Piper, Paul Carsola — that’s former members of The Crawdaddy’s, Tell Tale Hearts, The Shambles etc., with production from David Fleminger and a […]

  • ASH FENNER: American Rags

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    American Rags is the debut EP by local folk singer/songwriter Ash Fenner, a disc that subtitles itself “The sultry sounds of a gypsy’s folk jazz.” The former Angelino also cites heavy metal, Americana artist Peter Bradley Adams, and indie folkster Gregory Alan Isakov as influences. She started writing songs in 2011, and seven originals appear […]

  • Paul McCartney in San Diego

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    Paul McCartney’s show on September 28 at Petco Park was just short of incredible. For starters it had better sound than his previous Southern California visit on August 10 at Dodger Stadium.  Also, audible from the street, there was a 14-song rehearsal on September 27  as well as a 14-song sound check the day of, […]

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