Wonderfront Fest 2024: Day Two

Despite the persistent May gloom, Wonderfront Festival 2024 in San Diego managed to keep spirits high, enveloping fans in its unique and captivating atmosphere. The festival grounds buzzed with a sense of community, a shared excitement and joy, as attendees delved into a myriad of vendor booths and interactive installations, each offering a distinct experience. […]

Echo & The Bunnymen at San Diego’s Observatory Theater

It was a chillier evening than you’d expect for June 10th in San Diego, as I stood shivering outside the Observatory Theater in North Park. Some would object to the chill, but I thought it only fitting for the ever-enticing Echo & The Bunnymen. You see, in my experience, Echo has always been mysterious. And […]

Wonderfront Fest 2024: Day One

Wonderfront Festival 2024 burst into life on its first day in San Diego with a spectacular display of musical talent, scenic beauty, and vibrant energy. This year’s lineup, a testament to the festival’s commitment to diversity, promised an eclectic mix of genres and artists, and Day One was utterly packed and delivered beyond expectations. With […]

Taking Back Sunday takes back San Diego between Coachella weekends

Taking Back Sunday swung by San Diego’s newest fan-favorite venue The Sound alongside the Del Mar Racetrack in between their legendary Coachella sets recently.  San Diego was bestowed with a headliner side show with beloved elder-emo Adam Lazzara (lead vocals), John Nolan (lead guitar, piano, vocals), Shaun Cooper (bass), and Mark O’Connell (drums) on April […]

Saxsquatch brings folklore-filled Bigfoot Rave to San Diego

I’ve always heard of the mystical and elusive character Saxsquatch: a wily upright ape-man, wandering around the Pacific Northwest with instrument in hand. The legend of Saxsquatch actually dates back to the first saxophone ever created by 19th Century musician and outdoorsman Gilhorn Von Bugle Sax, who carelessly left his invention on a tree stump […]

Gary Numan sends San Diego’s Music Box into a fanatic frenzy

Trying to find parking around the Music Box in downtown San Diego clearly indicated that there was a notable event taking place: the streets were lined with punkers — mostly of Gen X age, but some Boomers, some Millennials — all dressed in black, leather, and walking in the same direction. Gary Numan was in […]

Good Kid sells out Quartyard in downtown San Diego

On a rare drizzly San Diego evening, the city’s popular outdoor venue Quartyard was packed to capacity for Good Kid’s sold-out show on their This Can’t Be The End tour on April 5th, 2024. Despite the intermittent drizzle, the vibes were anything but dampened as fans came together for singalongs, beyblades (accompanied with beyblades cover […]

Hippie Sabotage entrances San Diego

When brothers Kevin and Jeff Saurer roll into town, you know it’s going to be a party. Formally known as the alternative EDM duo Hippie Sabotage, these talented brothers bring the laser lights and kaleidoscopic visuals associated with the deejay scene — yet so much more. Between switching off on live guitar and bouncing into […]

GRAMMY-winning hit by Miley Cyrus gets reggae makeover

Miley Cyrus’s GRAMMY-winning hit “Flowers” has been given a vibrant reggae makeover, courtesy of Doah’s Daydream and Sol Turpin (of Safety Orange). This unexpected collaboration between the soulful singer-songwriter and the latter musical mastermind behind Reggae Hit Masters has resulted in a fiery rendition that is sure to set all playlists ablaze. Doah’s Daydream infuses […]

Half Hour Late puts a new spin on dreaded “Gloomy Days”

Half Hour Late, a San Diego-based band, paints a vibrant, sonic canvas with their latest track, “Gloomy Days”. This upbeat anthem is a breath of fresh air, injecting positivity into the listener’s soul with its infectious energy and laidback vibes. The lyrics — simple, yet evocative — capture the essence of lazy days… when the […]

San Diego’s Wonderfront Festival moves to May 2024

Experience the wonder of Wonderfront Festival 2024, a three-day extravaganza set against the stunning backdrop of the San Diego waterfront from May 10th through the 12th. This year, Wonderfront promises an immersive celebration of music, art, and culture, featuring over 80 bands across 7+ stages, yacht parties, and a plethora of engaging experiences. At the […]

The Guess Who brings 60 years of rock-and-roll to San Diego

It’s not every day that you’re able to see a band that made rock what it is today… a band that pushed the envelope of popular music along from ‘nifty 50s’ bop to the raw rock-and-roll of the 70s. Guess Who’s still touring???! That’s right, the Canadian rock band from Winnipeg ain’t givin’ up yet. […]

Princess Goes gets spacy synthy at San Diego’s Music Box

It’s Friday night at the Music Box in downtown San Diego… the Friday following New Year’s Eve (a mere five days prior), meaning most inhabitants of this coastal town are in hibernation mode until further notice. But not the synth-loving, darkwave fans of Princess Goes — a sonically progressive band led by renowned actor Michael […]