Transfer is finally getting big. Like, bigger than big. Huge, even. Music editor Peter Holslin is happy for the San Diego band. He says they deserve it and, if you haven't seen them live yet, you should dedicate your New Year's Eve to hear this band. Transfer and a slew of other local bands play the Casbah Friday, Dec. 31.
Events editor Carissa Casares wants you to get out early this New Year's Eve and stop by Blind Lady Ale House for a true Belgian-style celebration that starts at 11:30 a.m. and rings in the New Year at 3 p.m. (midnight in Belgium). What's better than pizza and good, craft beer? Nothing.
Mr. Holslin thanks a local hip-hop promoter for brining heavy-hitter Kurtis Blow to San Diego. He's got some big hits under his belt and Peter's impressed that he's playing the up-and-coming venue, Boars Cross's on Thursday, Dec. 30.
Carissa likes Mules. Not the ones you ride; the ones you drink at Starlite in San Diego. She like 'em so much, she says she's either doing the dinner/party thing at Starlite for New Year's Eve, or she's making her own Mule at home.
And arts editor Kinsee Morlan says you should kick off your NYE celebrations early this year and check out the Pre New Years Eve celebration hosted by Suite 101 and Quint Contemporary Art. Enjoy live music art by big-name San Diego artists like Kelsey Brookes, Brian Dick and Roman de Salvo, food and champagne. Get the details of that party here and, if you haven't done so yet, it is most definitely time to push that play button.
Done listening now? How about that rad song we used this week? Dig it? It's by San Diego band Lion Cut, which is playing at the Pre New Year's Eve shindig we mention above.
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