Bart Mendoza 9 p.m., Dec. 17
RIYL: System of a Down, 311, Sublime, Bloodhound Gang, Busta Rhymes, Rage Against the Machine, Pennywise, Cypress Hill, Hum, Tripping Daisy, the Mars Volta
Upcoming Local Shows
Inception: El Cajon, 2004
Influences: Salmon, Primus, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sprung Monkey, Insane Clown Posse, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Bad Religion, Deftones
Kavena (which means The Light or The Glow) combines hip-hop, funk, punk, metal, and a little bit of reggae. The band has opened for Sprung Monkey, Media Lab, FM Revolver, and Divided by Zero.