Ken Leighton 6 p.m., Oct. 18
Acoustic By Default
RIYL: Pinback, Mae, Mason Jennings, Jack Johnson, Amos Lee, Dispatch, Jason Mraz
Inception: Chula Vista, 2005
Influences: Silver Chair, Mae, Seven Mary Three, Marcy's Playground, Sublime, Underground Heroes, Atmosphere, Semisonic, Jedi Mind Tricks, Matchbook Romance, Mae, Daughtry, Chris Cook, Sugarcult, Maurice Davis Band, Candlebox, Cademon's Call, Jason Mraz, Aceylaone, Andrew Belle, Brand New, Dispatch, HeadShots, Immortal Technique, Kieth Whitton, Muse, the Mile After, Pinback, Snow Patrol, A Tribe Called Quest
Acoustic By Default is headed by northern California native Christian Weatherspoon, who began singing in church choirs while attending high school at Boys Ranch, just outside Amarillo, Texas.
Weatherspoon collaborates with several musicians around San Diego, most notably a singer/guitarist/bassist named Dave.