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The Coathangers

The Coathangers Return To Burger A-Go-Go

With less sugar and more spice fueling their raw and commanding music, The Coathangers will head to The Observatory on Sep. 4 for the second annual Burger A-Go-Go festival. The band, comprised of Meredith Franco (bass / vocals), Julia Kugel (guitar / vocals) and Stephanie Luke (drums / vocals), will bring their punch-in-the-gut assortment of songs to the stage and deliver what … [Read More]

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Local Buzz Band The Workday Release Play Troubadour

Love guru musician David Ottestad has found his niche with his solo project, The Workday Release. As an alternative pop singer/songwriter, Ottestad has created a … [Read More]

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Devon Allman Brings Bluesey Licks To SoCal With Two September Shows

Devon Allman will bring his blues-rock fusion to SoCal, playing The Mint in LA on Sep. 8, and The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano on Sep. 9. He’s got the … [Read More]

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Danish Rockers Mew Have Fun In SoCal

Mew will kick off their three-week North American headline tour on Sep. 17 at The North Park Theatre in San Diego followed by a concert at The Observatory in Santa … [Read More]

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Radkey Excited To Be In Charge For First U.S. Headline Tour

Band of brothers Radkey will be releasing their debut album Dark Black Makeup on Aug. 21. This band of punks don't simply cater to one genre, but rather dive into … [Read More]

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Yukon Blonde

Yukon Blonde Through the Lens At Soda Bar

On Jul. 17, Vancouver BC's own Yukon Blonde played San Diego County's Soda Bar. With overcoming sound check issues, Yukon Blonde played an overall strong performance. Although it being my first time seeing this Indie Pop band and being at this venue, when they … [Read More]

Concert Reviews


La Luz Crowd Surf The Night At Soda Bar

Just six shows into their 64-date world tour, La Luz, the surf-rock quartet from Seattle, made a significant splash in the San Diego music scene. With the release of their sophomore album, Weirdo Shrine still fresh in the air, Shana Cleveland (guitar), Alice … [Read More]