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HauntFest on Main Oct 24, 2014 The third annual, family friendly event in Downtown El Cajon features two stages of live music, a carnival rides and games area, a Kidz Zone with outdoor movies, magic shows, pumpkin patches and more. 70 other events on Friday, October 24
 
Film
Adaptation of Patricia Highsmith novel tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Theater
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s musical leads our rundown of local plays
News
City’s contract tweaks both tighten and loosen requirements
Theater
A review of Cygnet Theatre’s production of Sam Shepard drama tops our coverage of local plays
Editorial
From San Diego City Council and Congress to Secretary of State and all the proposition, we have your ballot covered

 

 
 
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Wednesday, July 9,2014
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American Authors: A Trolley Show (again)

Brooklyn band performs 'Believer' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
The last time we had American Authors on this show, they performed “Best Day of My Life,” which has since gone on to soundtrack the general emotion of happiness. It’s hard to turn on the TV with
Wednesday, July 2,2014
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Cali Cam: A Trolley Show

San Diego hip-hop artists peforms 'Both Sides Now' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, Cali Cam performs “Both Sides Now,” a deceptively simple song about the good and hardships in life.
Wednesday, June 25,2014
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Chappo: A Trolley Show

Brooklyn band performs 'I Don’t Need the Sun' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
Back in 2010, Chappo benefited from Apple using their song “Come Home” for an iPod Touch commercial, and as anyone who’s familiar with the tech behemoth’s advertising strategy, it takes a certain kind of musical whimsy and energy to make that cut.
Wednesday, June 18,2014
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Iration: A Trolley Show

Santa Barbara band performs 'One Way Track' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
Iration, whose 2013 album Automatic topped Billboard’s Reggae Albums Chart upon its release, is the perfect band to lead us into an easy-going, seasonal daze.
Wednesday, June 11,2014
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The Midnight Pine: A Trolley Show

San Diego band performs 'Caution' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
It’s always a treat to see hometown heavyweights perform on A Trolley Show, and The Midnight Pine perform with the swagger of rock stars who don’t need to prove themselves.
Wednesday, June 4,2014
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Dan Croll: A Trolley Show

British singer-songwriter performs 'Maway' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the British singer-songwriter performs “Maway,” a light, breezy tune that musically encapsulates the nonchalant trajectory of his career.
Wednesday, May 28,2014
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Blackout Party: A Trolley Show

San Diego band performs 'Cold Bitch's Heart' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
It’s a little hard to be believe that the blackout that crippled San Diego occurred nearly three years ago. It doesn’t seem that long ago that the darkness forced us away from our screens, out of
Wednesday, May 21,2014
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Switchfoot: A Trolley Show (again)

San Diego band performs 'Hello Hurricane' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
 This isn’t the first time we’ve featured Switchfoot on A Trolley Show, but they were kind enough to provide us with two performances that showcase their status as one of San Diego’s most expansive and cathartic exports. 
Wednesday, May 14,2014
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Lost in Los Angeles: A Trolley Show

Band performs 'Waiting For Your Car' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
Anyone who’s familiar with the films of David Lynch, classic L.A. pulp-noir novels or modern hardcore music appreciates the darkness and weirdness that city can produce, and the band Lost in Los Angeles seems to wear that weirdness on its sleeve.
Wednesday, May 7,2014
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Heartless Bastards: A Trolley Show

Cincinnati group performs 'Skin & Bone' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford

In this episode of A Trolley Show, the Cincinnati group performs “Skin & Bone,” a mid-tempo rocker that could easily fit in with Blind Melon and Soul Asylum. 

 
 
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