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ILYA reunites after two-year hiatus

Post-rock trip-hop outfit returns with new album and lineup.

ILYA will be playing their first live show in over two years on Friday, November 8 at Soda Bar (3615 ...

Horse Lords: Baltimore's microtonal math kraut

A careful combination of Bo Diddley and La Monte Young check into The Bancroft.

Baltimore’s jewel of the avant garde underground is coming to The Bancroft (9143 Campo Road, Spring Valley) on Saturday, October ...

Subsuelo: one night of Latin hips and world groove rhythms

Celebrated Los Angeles collective shakes ass in City Heights.

The Ole Boombap. You know: that brunette hair flowing eternal. The dress that drapes like a benevolent nightshade in moonlight. ...

Double Duos at Villa Musica

Vinny Golia teamed with Nathan Hubbard; David Borgo with Jeanette Kangas.

The small group of people behind the San Diego Center for the Arts keep putting on increasingly dynamic shows for ...

9 Theory: Give Me More

Gabe Lehner of Inspired Flight drops bootylicious single

Multi-instrumentalist and Encinitas resident Gabe Lehner recently posted the debut video for his solo project 9 Theory. “Give Me More” ...

Live at TSRI: Dave Douglas Quintet

One of this year's best concerts, for sure.

Dan Atkinson and the folks at Athenaeum Jazz pulled off one the best concerts of 2013 with the Oct. 9 ...

Road dogs: stories from Counterpoint Culture's summer tour

"At this point, I realized that we were really in a strange crowd. I mean, I can barely describe how strange it was."

Counterpoint Culture is a four-piece beach/alt-rock band from San Diego. They are vocalist Cameron Pappas, Andrew Krause on lead guitar, ...

Moonshake is back from space

Bouncy tech house and future funky grooves return to San Diego after a year in the void.

It’s been a year and some change since Kadan closed their Czech castle doors up in BeHe to make way ...

Billy Mintz Quintet at Jazz Live

Mintz's group blended jazz from the tradition with thoroughly modern music in a dynamic performance.

KSDS Jazz 88 brought in a veteran group of improvisers playing music grounded in the tradition while looking to the ...

Prayers: From Dog to God - San Diego killwave

Killwave duo drops new music video

Self-dubbed “occult-wave” outfit Vampire took their last bite in August with the departure of bassist Vikti. In the meantime, frontman ...

The Pet Shop Boys "Electric" Tour at Copley Symphony Hall October 8

British electronic pop duo, the Pet Shop Boys, performed at Copley Symphony Hall on October 8 to a sold out house.

British electronic pop duo, the Pet Shop Boys, performed at Copley Symphony Hall on October 8 to a sold out ...

Go ahead. I'm listening.

New music from North County's Privatized Air Band

Johnny Q launched Privatized Air, a post punk alt rock trio in 2009. Since, they have pretty much put out ...

Dave Douglas and Vinny Golia top this week in jazz

The Dave Douglas Quintet hit La Jolla on Oct.9, Vinny Golia joins SD musicians on Oct. 12

As usual, there's a lot of jazz coming up this week, but I want to alert fans of the music ...

ComicFest Day 3 Photo Report: Russ Heath, Batton Lash, more

Mission Valley pop culture party wraps it up

The second annual ComicFest wrapped up on October 6 at the Town and Country Resort Hotel and Convention Center. This ...

Joshua White debuts new group at Dizzy's

Following a hit at The Blue Whale in LA, White's band exploded in Pacific Beach.

Piano man Joshua White likes to mix it up, constantly experimenting with groups of different personnel as part of his ...

Liquid Geometry: Galactic Reign tour lands in Tijuana, San Diego

Local weirdbeat label brings international roster to town for a West Coast trip.

Starting next week, future funky beat collective Liquid Geometry is bringing their worldwide roster stateside for the first ever Galactic ...

ComicFest Day 2 Photo Report: Sci-fi fans & Jokerman

Mission Valley hotel/resort hosting 2nd annual pop culture bash

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/oct/04/54299/ The second annual ComicFest is running through October 6 at the Town and Country Resort Hotel and Convention Center. ...

Matt Hall's Tribute to Duke Ellington

The trombonist gave props to the legend at 98 Bottles.

Young trombone master Matt Hall brought a potent mix of emergent talent and veteran experience into 98 Bottles for his ...

Re: Trio + @ 98 Bottles

Ben Schachter brought long-time East Coast associates in for an exciting show.

98 Bottles was the spot for a rare appearance by saxophonist Ben Schachter's "East Coast" trio with bassist Leon Boykins, ...

ComicFest Day 1 Photo Report: Local lights & men in tights

Second annual gathering at Mission Valley’s Town & Country Resort

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/oct/04/54299/ The second annual ComicFest is running through October 6 at the Town and Country Resort Hotel and Convention Center. ...

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