Sandwiched between Legoland and the colorful flower beds off the 5 freeway in Carlsbad lies a nondescript office building that looks exactly like the other 10 or so in the complex.
Switchfoot toured Europe with Bon Jovi and performed throughout Asia and Japan in the last year. But what humbles Switchfoot drummer Chad Butler is thinking about the band’s hometown roots.
Just as San Diego has craft beer, America’s Finest City is rich with music. To celebrate our music issue and the San Diego Music Awards, here are the best intimate places to see music in San Diego.
San Diego native Whitney Shay was walking through cold, windy St. Petersburg, Russia, while on tour when she realized just how lucky she was.
Drummer Rob Jones of Yächtley Crëw—who docks at Music Box in San Diego on Friday, March 13—hears one thing about his shows: they’re fun.
This year will mark the 40th anniversary of the Irish Congress of Southern California’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival. San Diego’s best Irish bands will converge on the Saturday, March 14, event, which features twin stages inside the huge Guinness-sponsored beer garden at Balboa Park.
Dave Pirner is frustrated. He has very little time to prepare for Soul Asylum’s tour with Local H but he has much to do.
La Jolla resident Chiara Capobianco is a world-class musician and she knows it. Being Italian, she exudes a fair share of bravado, which can be mistaken for cockiness if it weren’t for her effervescent personality.
The flamboyant Luke Spiller has been compared to Queen’s Freddie Mercury, the Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger and Tim Curry.
As the lead singer of Alice in Chains, William DuVall is used to singing for a raucous crowd. This winter, he’s touring behind his solo album, “One Alone,” and really hopes fans take a listen. He comes to Soda Bar on Saturday, February 22.
Phil Vassar has always considered himself a songwriter first—even though he has a 20-year solo career numbering 10 albums (including compilations and other albums) and countless tours.
One thing Marcus King can guarantee fans that come out for his concerts promoting his new solo album, “El Dorado,” is they won’t hear strict reproductions of the studio versions of the songs from that album, or for that matter, from any of his previous releases.
Los Angeles-based quartet Saint Motel is hitting the road in January, with singer A.J. Jackson promising a show you won’t soon forget.
The music of Author & Punisher is heavy, dark, abrasive and full of dissonance and distortion. Call it electronic, industrial or metal, but one thing this music lacks is the use of traditional instruments like guitar, bass drums and even regular microphones.What sets Author & Punishe…