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Carlsbad Music Festival and Village Music Walk Sep 19, 2014 Now in its 11th year, this year's fest will feature over 50 performances in three days with concerts in Magee Park and Carlsbad Village Theater. Almost all genres are represented, from country and jazz to indie-rock and classical. 76 other events on Friday, September 19
 
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Wednesday, April 16,2014
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San Diego Symphony: A Trolley Show

Strings, percussion and woodwinds perform on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the San Diego Symphony performs Bach for the lucky commuters. As much as we like the rock musicians who usually perform, we couldn’t be more excited to switch things up with a symphony.
Wednesday, April 9,2014
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Crystal Fighters: A Trolley Show

An encore performance from one of our favorite Trolley bands

By Ryan Bradford
This isn’t the first time we’ve featured Crystal Fighters on A Trolley Show, but they’re such a fun, poppy band, and so appropriate for the sudden uptick in temperature, that we felt they deserved an encore performance. 
Wednesday, April 2,2014
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Cody Lovaas: A Trolley Show

San Diego native plays 'Land of Azul' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford

Dear Cody Lovaas, Please consider that we cannot enthusiastically recommend your Trolley Show performance to anyone because anything we say about it would come from dark feelings of pitiful jealousy.

Wednesday, March 26,2014
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Jesse Harris: A Trolley Show

Grammy winner performs 'It's Been Going 'Round' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the Grammy winner performs “It’s Been Going ‘Round”, a tune that skips along to a bossa nova beat.
Wednesday, March 19,2014
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The Lonely Wild: A Trolley Show

L.A. band performs 'Everything You Need' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, Los Angeles band The Lonely Wild perform “Everything You Need,” a lovely ballad that would make Roy Orbison proud. 
Wednesday, March 12,2014
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American Authors: A Trolley Show

Brooklyn band performs 'Best Day of My Life' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, well-coiffed Brooklyn outfit American Authors perform their hit with the enthusiasm of a band in love with its music.
Wednesday, March 5,2014
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Passenger: A Trolley Show

English songwriter performs 'Let Her Go' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, Passenger (nom de plum of English songwriter Michael David Rosenberg) performs “Let Her Go,” a sensitive tune which gets a boost from Rosenburg’s excellent finger-picking.
Wednesday, February 26,2014
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Switchfoot: A Trolley Show

San Diego band performs 'When We Come Alive' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
It’s been more than a decade since San Diego’s Switchfoot released “Dare You to Move,” an emotionally charged rocker that has undoubtedly been the soundtrack to countless wedding / graduation / baby slideshows.
Wednesday, February 19,2014
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Brian Warren: A Trolley Show

Weatherbox member performs 'Anchors Away' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, singer Brian Warren performs “Anchors Away,” a slow-builder that speaks of heartbreak, betrayal and catharsis—typical subject matter for the genre, but no less touching.
Wednesday, February 12,2014
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Blondfire: A Trolley Show

LA band performs 'Waves' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
There’s a cinematic quality to Blondfire—and not just because siblings / songwriters Bruce and Erica Driscoll are photogenic as hell.
 
 
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