Local bands and musicians

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10 19 The Numberman Hip-Hop & Rap
12 Cent Alternative, Punk, Rock
145th Street Blues & Soul, Rock
16 Hour Drive Punk
16 Sparrows Rock
1Louder Covers | Standards, Rock
2000 Tons of TNT Blues & Soul, Funk, Jazz, Reggae & Ska, Rock
22 Kings Acoustic, Rock
The 25th Hour Metal | Hardcore
321 Stereo Rock
3against1 Alternative, Rock
3 By Design Rock
3 Guys Called Jesus Rock
3 the Hardway Hip-Hop & Rap
40 Oz. to Freedom Punk, Reggae & Ska, Rock
+44 Alternative, Electro | DJ, Punk
50/50 Electro | DJ, Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock
5051 Rock
$50 Orchestra Electro | DJ, Jazz, Rock
56 Hope Reggae & Ska, Rock

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Local Music News

Mrs. Magician

As they record a new album with Swami John Reis, Jacob Turnbloom as a new solo 7-inch, "Reborn Boys" b/w "Heartbreaker."

Mike Pinto

With a new single called "Peace of Mind" produced by Bill Moriarty (Dr. Dog, Lotus), he'll spend June and July on a mostly-acoustic tour opening in Maryland (May 27) and running through July 25 in Lombard, Illinois.

Tom Waits

Waits appeared on one of the final episodes of David Letterman's late night talk show, performing a bittersweet new song called "Take One Last Look."

Jon Foreman

May 26 will see the release of Jon Foreman's The Wonderlands: Sunlight, the first in a four-EP series featuring 24 songs, one for each hour of the day, produced by 24 different people. Subsequent EPs will include Shadows (July 17), Darkness (September 4), and Dawn (October 23).

Chris Leyva

"Just signed a three-way record deal with London Based record label RMN music for my old Blizzard catalog, Falling Doves, and Christopher Leyva [solo work]," Leyva posted on Facebook.

Pony Death Ride

Their first appearance on vinyl will be an upcoming Blindspot Records split-single with the Shambles and Satanic Puppeteer Orchestra, and they're playing L.A.'s Hollywood Fringe Festival June 20 as part of Uncle Impossible's Variety Show.


All Time Low surprised their Los Angeles audience on May 3 when they were joined on stage by Mark Hoppus for a performance of "Tidal Waves," a ballad featuring the Blink-182 singer.

The Midnight Pine

Their new single "Caution" is the debut release on a new local label cofounded by bandmember Alfred Howard and his Heavy Guilt bandmate Josh Rice, alongside Matt Molarius of Transfer, called the Redwoods Music.

The Palace Ballroom

Their self-titled 2015 sophomore album (which drops May 15 at the Casbah) is being promoted with a video for each of the eight songs, beginning with "Night Terrors."

Delta Spirit

Their Delta Spirit and Friends tour, kicking off May 29 and 30 at the Irenic, features rotating guests like Alec Ounsworth (Clap Your Hands Say Yeah), T. Hardy Morris, Robert Ellis, Sam Outlaw, Richie Eaton, Jessica Dobson, and Amasa Hines.

Adam Lambert

"Underground" is the second single from his upcoming full-length The Original High, due June 16 and featuring collaborations with Tove Lo and Lambert's Queen bandmate Brian May.

Jake E. Lee

His band Red Dragon Cartel has announced its third singer in three months, Chas West (Lynch Mob, Jason Bonham), who replaces Michael Beck, who replaced DJ Smith in March.

The Donkeys

They're on a national tour that runs through June and includes a local date on June 25 at the Irenic, for a bill that also includes Vetiver.

The Electric Healing Sound

A new single is available, "Whistling Song" b/w "Seven Year Itch" (Workerbee Records), with a video streaming online for the A-side track.

Through the Roots

They'll tour the west coast and Nevada through mid-June, before returning to San Diego on June 13 to play Oyster Fest 2015.

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