Contractions and negatives in song titles — “Don’t Know,” “Can’t Give,” “What I’m Trying” — convey the anguish
Andrew Hamlin 1 p.m., July 29
Larry Ontiveros: Guitar (electric), Keyboards, Vocals | Tarcy Kroll: Guitar (electric), Vocals | Vince Petrucci: Bass guitar, Drums, Vocals | Jeff Hofmockel: Guitar (electric), Vocals | Steve Reed: Saxophone, Vocals
RIYL: Santana, the Pretenders, Michael Buble, Hall & Oates, Motels, Deep Purple, Green Day, the Rolling Stones, the Average White Band, the Spinners, and the Temptations.
Inception: San Diego, 2008
Current Status: Paradigm is currently performing on Thursday evenings at the Brew House at EastLake.
Formed from the members of Breez'n, Paradigm started playing as a four- to five-piece group in small venues. Their repertoire features rock, R&B, and dance music from the '70s, '80s, and '90s.