Jay Allen Sanford 1 p.m., March 21
Nate Burns: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric) | Thomas Dibenedetto: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric) | Dominic Denholm: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Vocals | Matt Weiss: Bass guitar | Andrew Ware: Drums
Sound description: Jazzy space jams with southern rock riffs.
RIYL: Joy, Red Wizard, Earthless, Travel Agents, Electric Waste Band, Elephants of Scotland, Get Back Loretta, Brian Ellis Group, Astra
- "Oceanside Monarch vs. Encinitas Monarch" · March 16, 2018
Influences: Pink Floyd, Little Feat, Nektar, Dixie Dregs, Gong, Dream Theater, James Gang, Porcupine Tree, Allman Brothers
Encinitas-based Monarch is a psychedelic jam band featuring Thomas Dibenedetto (Sacri Monti, Joy), Andrew Ware (Tan Sister Radio, the New Archaic), Nate Burns, Dominic Denholm, and Matt Weiss. The band is unrelated to the same-named Oceanside group extant in the early 2000s.
Their 2016 album Two Isles was recorded and produced by Brian Ellis.
- Two Isles