Local Music News
" I was recently invited to perform as an official artist at SXSX 2017," reports the singer/songwriter, who is planning a European and UK support tour for her upcoming release Right As Rain.
The punk reggae rockers have reportedly pressed their single “Dabbington” onto a slab containing $6,000 worth of smokable hashish, to promote a brand of hash being marketed by Stoopid manager Jon Phillips.
An EP collection, Some Offcell Voices,
is due via Temporary Residence in March, with a limited vinyl edition of 1,000 copies.
Warren DeMartini, Juan Crocier, and Stephen Pearcy have formed yet another version of Ratt, this time without longtime drummer Bobby Blotzer, who recently lost his lawsuit seeking control of the band's name and music.
A new Manganista track "Mr. Who" will be released on a split single featuring Unsteady’s song "Liar," pressed on randomly colored vinyl to make every record unique.
Scott Samuels, Michael Rennie, Darko Petrovic, and Scott Southwood will reunite for the first time in six years for the Second Annual Big Stir Powerpop Show at the Chico Club on February 25.
A January 7, 2017 gig at a private party in Hollywood found occasional Monkee Micky Dolenz performing "Let's Dance On" with the group.
He's collaborating with producer/songsmith Dan Penn on an album featuring guests like Muscle Shoals bassist David Hood, blues guitarist Colin Linden, and gospel singers the McCrary Sisters.
The band's Salty Dog Cruise celebrating St Patrick’s Day weekend in March will include a performance by Matt Hensley's side band Brogue Wave, featuring local fiddle star Patric Petrie.
Singer/keyboardist Dave Inumerable will play his last gig with the band on January 28 at Chula Vista's Manhattan Bar, after which the group says they'll probably go on hiatus.
The band is recording new tracks at Thunderbird Analog Recording Studio.
Jeff Berkley reports "Berkley Hart Will do ten shows in San Diego [next year]. We will re-create each of our albums in reverse order [and] will end up early in 2018 with a re-creation of our very first album Wreck 'N' Sow
." The final event Wreck 'N' Show will be at Poway Center For the Performing Arts.
The Slayer/Suicidal Tendencies drummer has recruited Faith No More/Mr. Bungle frontman Mike Patton to be their lead singer, alongside Retox duo Justin Pearson and Michael Crain.
Their sophomore album So Many Hoops/So Little Time
, due February 3 via Small Plates Records, is preceded by singles for "Doctor" and "I Got Your Message."