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Coffee Beer Fest Jan 25, 2015 Enjoy some of the best coffee beers from names like Stone Brewing, Alesmith, Noble, Ballast Point, Modern Times and more. 72 other events on Sunday, January 25
 
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Bands coming to town and just-announced shows
Arts & Culture feature
Work that made a mark locally in the last year
Spin Cycle
A crucial vote on the party’s future happens this month
Check 1, Check 2 | Music & nightlife
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The World Fare
Dumplings, borscht and Stroganoff highlight the La Mesa eatery’s menu

 

 
 
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Wednesday, December 11,2013
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Kevin Martin: A Trolley Show

San Diego native performs 'The Unknown' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the San Diego singer / songwriter performs a rousing version of “The Unknown,” which heats up the train via a salsa-lite keyboard groove and a cello.
Wednesday, December 4,2013
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Foxes: A Trolley Show

Singer performs 'Youth' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the young singer, accompanied by a lone guitar, turns her single “Youth” into a soulful ballad.
Wednesday, November 27,2013
A Trolley Show

Riverboat Gamblers: A Trolley Show

L.A. band performs 'What's What' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford

 Riverboat Gamblers are like a cocktail made from all the best punk ingredients: the snarl of Ian MacKaye, the ragtag-team-like chaos of Black Lips and the snottiness fellow Angelenos, The Descendents. Even unplugged, these boys retain a ferocity that could incite a mini riot. 

Wednesday, November 20,2013
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Great White Buffalo: A Trolley Show

L.A. band performs 'Teeth' above Mission Valley

By Ryan Bradford
In this special “Off the Rails” episode of A Trolley Show, the band performs the song “Teeth” in a secret location overlooking Mission Valley. 
Wednesday, November 13,2013
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The Features: A Trolley Show

Tennessee band performs 'Content' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
Alt-country, or the sub-genre of country music that doesn’t sound like a stars 'n’ stripes-painted truck running over the Goo Goo Dolls, rarely possesses the visceral kick of the great, country forefathers.
Wednesday, November 6,2013
A Trolley Show

Kopecky Family Band: A Trolley Show

Tennessee band performs 'Heartbeat' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the Tennessee band perform their song “Heartbeat,” which sounds slightly similar to The Zombies’ “Time of the Season” or another '60s-era song.
Wednesday, October 30,2013
A Trolley Show

Anberlin: A Trolley Show

Emo rockers perform 'Inevitable' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
Anberlin takes cues from emo stalwarts Jimmy Eat World and Taking Back Sunday, with songs that alternate between explosive pop and melodic heart-wrenchers.
Wednesday, October 23,2013
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Man Man: A Trolley Show

Honus Honus performs 'Deep Cover' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
If you’ve ever been a serious fan of Oingo Boingo, you’re probably familiar with their early days as The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo, when their sound was closer to a circus troupe than a new wave band. Man Man, with their unorthodox instrumentation and zany live shows, are kind of like the modern day Mystic Knights. 
Wednesday, October 9,2013
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California Wives: A Trolley Show

Chicago band performs 'Tokyo' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the Chicago band performs their song “Tokyo.” Even though the acoustic setting strips away the atmospherics found on their record, the group retains the dreaminess.
Wednesday, October 2,2013
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Donavon Frankenreiter: A Trolley Show

Professional surfer performs 'You' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
It probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that Donavon Frankenreiter is friends with Jack Johnson: They’re both surfers (Frankenreiter has surfed professionally), and both play the same style of mellow, sunburned soft-rock that makes tanned bros weepy.
 
 
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