Jay Allen Sanford 8 p.m., Sept. 20
Sound description: Bluesy rock with balls of metal.
RIYL: Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Stevie Ray Vaughan
Influences: James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton, Cream, Electric Flag
According to their website, “Grunion Run is what you get when you combine four talented San Diego area musicians, add heavy doses of folk, blues, and roots rock, [and] stir in four-part harmonies, passionate song writing, and an ear for songs that really say something.”