Barnaby Monk 5 a.m., Aug. 20
RIYL: Jack Jones, John Mayer
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Influences: Ben Folds, Tom Petty, John Mayer, Jim Croce, Barenaked Ladies
Singer Christopher Dale earned his local bones in bands like Grays Well and Superdoo, before becoming a solo performer known as Scorch. Within a few years, he racked nearly a dozen nominations for San Diego Music Awards.
In 2010, at the age of 42, the native San Diegan released a ten track solo album, Songs I Know the Words To, which included a ukulele version of the Ramones’ “I Wanna Be Sedated.”