Bart Mendoza 9 p.m., Dec. 17
The Palace Ballroom
Timothy Joseph: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Vocals | William Driskill: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Keyboards, Trombone, Vocals | Daniel King: Drums | Jason Manuel: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Vocals | Ismael Velazquez: Bass guitar, Vocals
RIYL: Get Back Loretta, Wild Wild Wets
Upcoming Local Shows
- "I'm All Ears Part Two" · Sept. 18, 2013
Inception: San Diego, 2012
The Palace Ballroom essentially began as singer/guitarist Timothy Joseph's solo project.
The debut release This is the Plan... was nominated Best Rock Album at the 2013 San Diego Music Awards. Shortly after its release, the band entered Studio 350/Phaser Control studio in Grantville to tape several sessions for a full-length to be called Descender, which were then mixed by Mark Needham (Cake, the Killers, Fleetwood Mac), who signed the band to a development deal.
Needham mixed the band's San Diego tracks in Los Angeles in exchange for points on the back end, "the same deal he made with the Killers," says Joseph. "Through Mark Needham, we actually got the guy that mastered [Tom Petty's] Damn the Torpedoes to master our CD," he says.
The next band began releasing tracks one song at a time, in late 2013, beginning with "Descender."
- This is the Plan...