My Friends

Arrow Up

Arrow Up
Arrow Down
  • Sun
  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • Fri
  • Sat
Zoltan Kaszas Apr 20, 2014 The recent winner of the inaugural San Diego Comedy Festival and the Seattle Comedy Festival. 50 other events on Sunday, April 20
Canvassed | Art & culture
A tale of near-death, bloody steaks and unprecedented opulence
Why the city can’t maintain enough emergency trucks
Meet ‘Jackie,’ one of the many faces of sex-trafficking
Documentary about ill-fated project leads our rundown of movies screening around town
Arts & Culture feature
What could’ve been, what could be and what’s actually happening with the embattled 2015 celebration


Log in to use your Facebook account with
San Diego CityBeat

Login With Facebook Account

Recent Activity on San Diego CityBeat
Home / Blogs / Check 1, Check 2
. . . .
Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 - 124 days ago Check 1, Check 2 | Music & nightlife

San Diego X-mas songs roundup

Local musicians share their holiday cheer

By Jeff Terich
1459936_357331121048790_1297274746_n Flaggs - Please Santa

Christmas is creeping up on us ridiculously quickly, though you'd hardly know if by the looks of San Diego's weather—not a snowflake in sight. Nonetheless, local musicians are getting into the spirit with their own renditions of holiday classics or original holiday tunes. Here are some of 2013's San Diego holiday jams.

Sledding with Tigers have shared a characteristically emotional, sorta bummed-out Xmas jam titled "Jamie Frankie Numbie One," which you can stream via Sledding with Tigers' Tumblr page.

Flaggs have a fun new tune called "Please Santa," which you can stream below or download for free via the band's website.

Psychic Dancehall, featuring Charles Rowell of Crocodiles, trip out on some synth-heavy jams with St. Nick on a new-wave-psych tune called "Santa is a Freak."

Jara Jara Jara
recorded a cover of Darlene Love's "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)":

And though this one's a few years old, it's worth reposting: Nervous Wreckords' "All I Want for Christmas is $$":

Add these to your Xmas playlist, spike the eggnog and let the holiday debauchery begin!