Local bands and musicians

Band Genre
Gabe Lehner Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock
Gabe Serbian Rock
Gabe Vega Electro | DJ
Gabriella Acoustic, Pop, Rock
Gabriel Sundy Jazz
Gaby Aparicio Acoustic, Latin | Tejano
Gaetano Rallo Classical
The Gandhi Method Acoustic, Rock
Gangbusters Reggae & Ska
Garbo Acoustic, Rock
The Garcia 3 Blues & Soul, Hip-Hop & Rap, Pop, Rock
Garden Echo Pop, Rock
Gari Geiselman Country
Gary Heffern Alternative, Country, Punk
Gary Hoey Rock, Surf
Gary Hood Bluegrass & Roots, Country
The Gary Lefebvre/Joe Marillo Quintet Jazz
Gary Puckett Pop
Gary Ràchac Rock
Gary Rich Jazz
Gary Seiler Country, Covers | Standards, Pop, Rock
Gary Walker Rock
Gary Wilson Jazz, Lounge, Noise | Xprmntl
The Gaslamp Jazz Band Jazz
Gaslamp Killer Hip-Hop & Rap
Gasoline Chicken Metal | Hardcore, Punk
Gaux Nu Vaux Pop, Rock
The Gay Agenda Rock
Gayla Peevey Pop
Gayle Skidmore Acoustic, Alternative, Rock
The Gay Men’s Chorus of San Diego Acoustic, Classical, Covers | Standards
G Burns Jug Band Blues & Soul
Geezer Covers | Standards
Geisel Library Toy Piano Ensemble Classical, Noise | Xprmntl
Gemini Junction Acoustic
Gene Lamarr Rockabilly
Gene Perry Latin | Tejano
The Generations Blues & Soul, Pop
Generator Rock
Generik Rock
Genghis Con-Job Rock
Genghis Khan Hip-Hop & Rap
Genius of Soul Blues & Soul, Hip-Hop & Rap, Jazz
The Gennaro Trio Classical
The Gents Rock
Geoffrey Keezer Classical, Jazz
The Geoffrey Keezer-Peter Sprague Band Jazz, Rock
George Kirazian Acoustic, Classical, World
George Lewis Electro | DJ, Jazz, Noise | Xprmntl
George Svoboda Acoustic, Classical, Jazz
Get Back Loretta Pop, Rock
The Getdown Rock
Get Groovin' Covers | Standards, Rock
Get Your Death On Electro | DJ, Rock
Ghetto Blaster Rock
Ghost & Billa Hip-Hop & Rap
Ghostbird Rock
The Ghost Dance Rock
The Ghost Jazz Trio Jazz
Ghost Party Rock
Ghost Town Deputies Rock
Ghoulgotha Metal | Hardcore
Ghoulspoon Rock
Giant People Rock
The Gift Machine Rock
GiGZ Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock
Gil Barron Jazz, Lounge
Gilbert Castellanos Jazz, Latin | Tejano
Gill S.O.T.U Hip-Hop & Rap
Ginger Cowgirl Country
Ginger Roots Acoustic, Reggae & Ska
Gino Mingo Gospel
Gino & the Lone Gunmen Blues & Soul, Country, Rock, Rockabilly
GipsyMenco Acoustic, Latin | Tejano
Girlboy Electro | DJ, Hip-Hop & Rap, Pop
Girl in the Middle Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots, Blues & Soul, Rock
Girl Talk Rock
Given Life Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Glasmus Rock
The Glass Menagerie Rock
Glass Spells Rock
Glen Erath Pop, Soundtrack
The Glenn Thomas Band Rock
Gletscher Rock
The Gloomies Jazz, Punk, Rock, Surf
Gloomsday Noise | Xprmntl, Rock
Glory Rock
The Glossines Pop, Rock
G-Man & the Clan Funk, Rock
Gnarly Beast Rock
The Gnarly Whals Rock
Goblin Cock Metal | Hardcore, Noise | Xprmntl, Punk
Goddamn Electric Bill Acoustic, Electro | DJ, Noise | Xprmntl
Godhammered Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Gods of Mount Olympus Jazz, Punk, Rock
The Gods of Science Punk, Rock
Gogogo Airheart Alternative, Punk, Reggae & Ska
Gold Dust Band Covers | Standards, Pop, Rock
Golden Beaches Pop, Rock, Surf
Golden Howl Acoustic, Rock
Goldfish Electro | DJ, Jazz, Pop, Surf, World
Gold In Heart Covers | Standards
The Golliards Acoustic, Classical, World
Gone Baby Gone Rock
Gone Blonde Covers | Standards, Rock
Gone Fishing Jazz
Gone to Oblivion Alternative, Metal | Hardcore
Gonjasufi Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock
Gonzo Reggae & Ska, Rock
Goodbye Blue Monday Alternative, Pop, Rock
The Good Lords Rock
Good Morning Milo Rock
Goodnight Caulfield Alternative, Rock
Good Ol’ Friends Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots, Blues & Soul
Gooon Rock
Gorgeous Boyscouts Rock
The Gory Details Rock
Got it Covered Covers | Standards
Governor Drive Rock
Govinda Electro | DJ, Pop, Rock
Graceband Covers | Standards
Graceland Blues & Soul, Covers | Standards, Rock
Graffick Electro | DJ
Grammatical B Hip-Hop & Rap
grampadrew Rock
The Grams Acoustic, Alternative, Jazz, Pop
Grand Million Gang Blues & Soul, Funk, Jazz, Rock, World
Grand Nova Rock
Grand Ole Party Alternative, Funk, Rock
Grand Tarantula Rock
Grandview Rock
Gran Sasso Rock
Grant Clarkson Blues & Soul, Classical, Jazz
Grass Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots
The Grass Heat Bluegrass & Roots, Blues & Soul, Rock
The Gravedigger V Punk, Rock
Gravespell Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Gravyyard Rock
Gray Ghosts Rock
Great Electric Quest Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Greater San Diego Chamber Orchestra Classical, Lounge
Great White Buffalo Acoustic, Alternative, Pop, Rock
Greg Douglass Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Rock
Greg Friedman Alternative, Rock
Greg Gibson Acoustic, Alternative, Blues & Soul
Greg Kester Blues & Soul, Jazz, Rock
Greg Laswell Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Rock
Gregory Page Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Pop
Gregory Porter Jazz
Greg Vaughan Rock
Greg Willis Rock
The Greyboy Allstars Blues & Soul, Funk, Jazz
The Grids Rock
Griever Metal | Hardcore, Punk
The Grim Imperials Rock
Grim Luck Reggae & Ska, Rock
Grim Slippers Blues & Soul, Electro | DJ, Funk, Rock
Grin's Edge Alternative, Blues & Soul, Rock
Grizzly Business Rock
The Groms Rock
Groove Kitties Blues & Soul, Funk, Pop, Rock
Groove Kitty Covers | Standards
The Groove Squad Blues & Soul, Funk
Groove Syndicate Blues & Soul, Funk, Jazz
Grossmont Master Chorale Classical, Covers | Standards
The Grossmont Symphony Orchestra Classical
The Grossmont Symphony String Quartet Classical
Grunion Run Blues & Soul, Metal | Hardcore, Rock
GruvMatic Covers | Standards
The Guana Batz Rock, Rockabilly
Guava Belly Funk, Reggae & Ska, Rock
Guerrilla Sun Electro | DJ, Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock
The Gulag Carnies Punk, Rock
Gunakadeit Rock
Gunnar Biggs Jazz
Gunner Gunner Rock
Gun Runner Rock
Gunther's Grass Jazz, Noise | Xprmntl, Rock
Gurtrudestein Noise | Xprmntl
Gus McArthur Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Gustavo Romero Classical
Gut Punch Metal | Hardcore, Punk, Rock
Gutter Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Gypsy Groove Jazz
The Gypsy Swing Cats Blues & Soul, Jazz, Latin | Tejano

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Local Music News

Bostich and Fussible

Celebrating 20 Years of Nortec, the duo's new compilation album, Nortec Collective Bostich + Fussible's Greatest Hits, includes songs such as "Tijuana Sound Machine," 'Tengo La Voz," and "Tijuana Makes Me Happy."

Happy Ron Hill

A young Barcelona electropop group, High Pijama, found Hill's decade old acoustic song "No Angel" and turned it into a futurepop Americana dance track.


Their sophomore album People in the Sky, due on Halloween via Pig Baby Records, is so far preceded by singles for "Battle Line," "Steely Eyed Lady," and the newest, "Something's Got To Give"

The Secret Fun Club

The recorded a live-in-studio Halfway Home session streaming online, Orchestral Maneuvers in the Darkthrone.


Returning from hiatus, they released another song recorded live in studio for Half Way Home earlier this year, "A Band Astride Clouds," with a handful of shows just announced including a November 1 appearance at Soda Bar's 10th Anniversary Celebration.

Latex Grenade

Having recorded their EP The Cage at Bellville Studios in Cape Town, South Africa, by Theo Crous (guitarist for Springbok Nude Girls), they're hitting the South African shores again this month for their second visit and tour of the country.

The Locust

The reunited costumed band, who recently played their first gig in four years, released a typically bizarre video for their track "Recyclable Body Fluids In Human Form," in advance of their November 7 Music Box gig alongside Silent and the Creepy Creeps.

The Zeros

Having announced new music on the horizon, the influential reunited punks are reissuing their classic single "Don't Push Me Around" in an autographed starburst vinyl pressing with an original insert, released by Bomp Records.

The New Regime

Their new EP Heart, part one of a four part EP series called Heart, Mind, Body, & Soul, will be followed November 22 by part two, Mind, with videos now streaming online for "A Way To Feel Again" and "Turning a Blind Eye," both directed by John David Moffat (the latter is a performance video filmed while touring with Angels & Airwaves this past September and early October).

Ariel Levine

A new single dropped October 22, "If This Isn't Me," along with a music video directed by Grant Reinero. "The songs take a new direction for me," Levine told the Reader, "as they are very personal and focus on my own life experiences, inspired by some recent events and hardships in my life. No plans to play these new songs live, they may just live in the recorded world. However, some members of my band Ariel Levine & Mechanical Royalty are considering coming out of hiatus and forming a new three-piece with new music."

Marc Intravaia

In response to Eve Selis' post about the two no longer working together, he replied "Eve and I remain friends and will always be friends. We did not have a fight or a blowout or anything of that nature. The fact is we just drifted apart musically. It’s been happening for the last couple years and now she is on a much different path than me."


Fronted by singer-guitarist Riley Hawk (Petyr), son of skateboard star Tony Hawk, the band's first video from their debut full-length Down In Flames, "Bleed Me Free," was shot entirely on Super 8 film. They're on an album support tour with San Francisco stoner rockers Acid King.

Tom Waits

Come On Up To The House: Women Sing Waits (due November 2) features new renditions of classic Waits songs by Aimee Mann, Phoebe Bridgers, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, Corinne Bailey Rae, Patty Griffin, Rosanne Cash, Courtney Marie Andrews, and others.

Rob Halford

The Judas Priest frontman is streaming video of "Donner And Blitzen" as the lead track from forthcoming Rob Halford & Family & Friends Christmas album, Celestial, featuring his brother Nigel on drums, nephew Alex (son of Priest bassist Ian Hill) on bass, sister Sue, on bells, and guitarists Robert Jones and Jon Blakey. Other tracks include "Deck The Halls," "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," "Joy To The World," and "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing," and four original holiday songs including the newly released lyric video for "Morning Star." Judas Priest were just named among the nominees for induction into the 2020 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.


The new lineup has released several singles off their new album Nine (due September 20): "Darkside," "Happy Days," "Generational Divide," "Blame It On My Youth," and "I Really Wish I Hated You."

Odessa Kane

His new single and music video for "Tres Sietes" comes in advance of his upcoming studio album King K.A.N.E.

Thousand Below

A single for "Chemical" is streaming online from their second album Gone In Your Wake, along with a video for a new track, "Disassociate," as they tour in support of the release with Of Mice & Men.


Their third album Dreamer is being supported with a national headline tour that began October 11 in Ventura and ends in San Diego at Observatory North Park on November 23. A video for the album's fourth single "Message In A Bottle" is streaming online.

Cattle Decapitation

Their Geocidal Tendencies tour with Atheist kicks off November 22 in Austin and wraps at Brick by Brick on December 22.

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