Local bands and musicians

Band Genre
J03L Electro | DJ, Noise | Xprmntl, Pop
JAC Rock
Jack City Blues Band Blues & Soul
Jack Costanzo Acoustic, Jazz
Jackie Austin-Singer Project Acoustic, Gospel, World
Jackie Foster Pop
Jackie Mendoza Pop
Jack Mitchell Acoustic, Classical, Covers | Standards, Jazz, Rock
Jackpot Junkies Pop, Rock
The Jacks Blues & Soul, Rock
Jack Sabbath Covers | Standards, Metal | Hardcore
Jack’s Broken Heart Rock
Jackslacks Bluegrass & Roots, Pop, Rock, Rockabilly
The Jackstones Country, Rock
The Jackstraws Acoustic, World
Jack Tempchin Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Rock
Jacob Miranda Hip-Hop & Rap, Jazz, Rock
Jacob Turnbloom Pop, Rock, Surf
Jacob Underwood Pop
Jacqueline Grace Hip-Hop & Rap, Latin | Tejano, Pop
Jaded Acoustic, Alternative, Rock
The Jade Element Blues & Soul, Jazz, Rock
The Jade Shader Alternative, Jazz, Punk
Jagged Lines Rock
Jailbait Rock
Jaime Valle Jazz
Jaimie Valle Jazz
Jake Allen Acoustic
Jake E. Lee Rock
Jake Loban Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots
Jake Najor Rock
Jakob Martin Acoustic, Rock
Jakob Nowell Rock
The Jamacha Project Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Rock
James Call Rock
James Clark Rock
James Clements Electro | DJ, Noise | Xprmntl
James Frimmer Classical
James Harman Blues & Soul
James Maslow Pop
James Moody Jazz
James Morris Pop, Rock
James Steele Rock
James Zollar Covers | Standards, Jazz, Lounge
Jamie Foxx Blues & Soul, Classical, Jazz
Jamie Kime Rock
Jamie Shadowlight Covers | Standards, Jazz, Latin | Tejano, Rock
Jamuel Saxon Blues & Soul, Electro | DJ, Rock
Jamul Acoustic, Rock
Jan Elie Classical
Janell Rock Acoustic, Jazz, Pop
Jane Lui Acoustic, Rock
Janet Hammer Jazz
Janie Plante Acoustic
János Négyesy Classical
January Berry Band Blues & Soul, Rock
Janu & the Whalesharks Rock
Japandi Rock
The Japanese-Lovers Rock
Japanese Sunday Rock
Jara Blues & Soul, Hip-Hop & Rap, Pop
Jarabe Mexicano Latin | Tejano
Jareb Liewer Pop, Rock
Jasmine Bailey Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Jazz
Jasmine Commerce Acoustic, Pop, Rock
Jason Blackmore Rock
The Jason Chase Trio Electro | DJ, Jazz, Rock, World
Jason Ginter Classical
Jason Hanna Covers | Standards, Funk, Jazz
Jason Lee Rock, Surf
Jason Mraz Acoustic, Alternative, Rock
Jason Ott Acoustic, Rock
Jason Robinson Alternative, Jazz, Noise | Xprmntl
Jason Scheff Rock
Jason Thomas Rock
Jason Turtle Alternative, Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock
Javier Batiz Blues & Soul, Latin | Tejano, Rock
Javier Escovedo Punk, Rock
Javier “J.V.” Villanueva Latin | Tejano
Jaws of Terror Rock
Jay Alexander Hip-Hop & Rap
Jay Chu Acoustic
Jay Dancing Bear Alternative, Blues & Soul, Rock
Jay Hough Rock
Jayo Felony Hip-Hop & Rap
Jay Tighe Country
Jay Wat Hip-Hop & Rap
Jazmin World
Jaz Williams Blues & Soul, Pop
Jazz Project Big Band Jazz
Jazz Romántico Jazz
J.D. Boucharde Acoustic, Jazz, Rock
J.D. Combs & the Soul Stealers Blues & Soul, Rock
Jean Moe Classical, Covers | Standards
Jeannie Chetham Blues & Soul, Jazz
Jeans Wilder Rock
Jeff Berkley Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots, Blues & Soul, Country, Rock, Rockabilly, Soundtrack
Jeff Denson Jazz
Jeff Edmons Classical
Jefferson Jay Funk, Reggae & Ska, Rock
Jefferson Washington Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots
Jeff Kaiser Jazz
Jeff Moore Blues & Soul, Rock
Jeff Nevin Classical, Latin | Tejano
Jeff Pekarek Classical, Jazz
Jeffrey Jackson Rock
Jeffrey Joe Morin Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Pop
Jeffrey Luck Lucas Alternative, Country
Jejune Alternative, Rock
Jenn Grinels Acoustic, Pop, Rock
Jennifer Batten Rock
Jennifer “Spags” Spingola Rock
Jenn Renee Cruz Blues & Soul, Jazz, Pop
Jensen Rufe Rock
Jens Rossen Electro | DJ, Noise | Xprmntl, Rock
Jeremy Kurtz Classical
JEre & SLayne Rock
Jeri & the Jerritones Rock
Jerome Dawson Blues & Soul, Funk, Jazz, Pop
Jerry Joseph Blues & Soul, Rock
Jerry McCann Blues & Soul, Country, Rock
Jerry Olea Jazz, Rock
Jerry Raney Rock
Jerry Scheff Rock
Jesse Daniel Edwards Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots, Rock
Jesse Davis and the Soul of Jazz Jazz
Jesse Eisner Acoustic, Gospel
Jesse Johnson Pop, Rock
Jesse LaMonaca Acoustic, Blues & Soul
Jesse LaMonaca & the Dime Novels Blues & Soul, Rock
Jesse Plack Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Rock
Jesse Pruett Gospel
Jessica Baron Country, Rock
Jessica Chappell Acoustic, Jazz, Pop
Jessica Hull Acoustic
Jessica Lerner Acoustic, Pop, Rock
Jessica Sanchez Pop
Jessie Taylor and the Riffs Blues & Soul, Country, Rock
Jester’s Fate Rock
Jesus “Jess” Porras Rock
Jet West Reggae & Ska, Rock
Jevy Blues & Soul, Hip-Hop & Rap
Jewel Acoustic, Country, Pop
Jim Croce Acoustic, Rock
Jim Earp Acoustic
Jim Hinton Acoustic, World
Jim Hitchins Blues & Soul, Rock
Jim Morrison Rock
Jimmy Cheatham Blues & Soul, Jazz
Jimmy Dude Rock
Jimmy & Enrique Acoustic, Jazz, Latin | Tejano
Jimmy LaValle Rock
The Jimmy Lewis Band Rock
Jimmy Liggins Blues & Soul, Pop
Jimmy Patton Jazz, World
Jimmy Powers Hip-Hop & Rap
Jimmy Ruelas Acoustic, Blues & Soul
Jim Ryan Project Rock
Jim Soldi Country, Rock
J-Irie Hip-Hop & Rap, Latin | Tejano
JJ Cale Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Rock
JMatth Hip-Hop & Rap
J-Mic Hip-Hop & Rap, Pop
J. Neuman Alternative, Country
Joanie Mendenhall Acoustic, Pop, Rock
JoAnn Dickinson Ford Classical
Joanne Regenhardt Classical
Jocko Marcellino Lounge, Pop
Jodi Neilson Classical, Pop
Jodi V Blues & Soul, Hip-Hop & Rap, Pop
Jody Bagley Pop, Rock
Joe Cardillo Acoustic, Jazz
Joe Cardillo and Kenny Eng Acoustic
Joe Garrison Jazz
Joel Kmak Blues & Soul, Country, Rock, Rockabilly
Joel P. West Rock
Joel Rafael Acoustic, Rock
Joel Scott Hill Rock
Joe Mariglio Noise | Xprmntl, Rock
Joe Marillo Jazz
Joe Mendoza Acoustic, Rock
Joe Palen Alternative, Pop, Rock
Joe Rathburn Acoustic, Rock
Joe Rathburn's Island Covers | Standards, Rock, World
Joe Walsh Rock
Joe Waters Classical, Noise | Xprmntl
Joe Witkin Covers | Standards, Rock
JoeyCIII Jazz
Joey Harris Blues & Soul, Country, Rock
Joey Pearson Acoustic
Joey & the Sting Rays Rock
Johaz Electro | DJ
John and the Time Traveling Bicycle Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Jazz, Rock
John Bilezikjian Acoustic, World
John Blaze Electro | DJ, Pop, Rock
John Cain Blues & Soul, Jazz, Lounge
John Caruso Rock
John Flood Classical
John Gummoe Pop
John Helix Acoustic
John Henry Electro | DJ, Hip-Hop & Rap
The John Hull Band Rock
John January Blues & Soul, Rock
John Katchur Acoustic, Rock
John Kuhlken Acoustic, Jazz, Pop, Rock
John Meeks Alternative, Country, Rock
John Miller Acoustic, Rock
John Miller & the Payback Acoustic, Rock
John Murray Jazz
Johnny Almond Rock
Johnny and the Goiters Rock
Johnny Bruhns Rock
Johnny Deadly Trio Blues & Soul, Rock, Rockabilly
Johnny Different Alternative, Punk, Rock
Johnny Love Lounge
Johnny Mannion Band Blues & Soul
Johnny Steele Jazz
Johnny Vernazza Blues & Soul, Rock
John Reis Rock
John Reynolds Jazz
Johnson, Bosley & Morin Acoustic
John Stewart Acoustic, Pop, Rock
John Stubbs Classical
John Wayne Gacy Daycare Punk, Rock
The Joint Effort Rock
Joji Yuasa Noise | Xprmntl
Jonathan Karrant Covers | Standards, Jazz
Jonathan Lee Band Country, Rock
Jonathan Valverde Latin | Tejano, World
Jon Bishop Electro | DJ, Hip-Hop & Rap, Noise | Xprmntl
Jon Campos & the Incurables Rock
Jon Cougar Concentration Camp Alternative, Punk, Rock
Jon Foreman Rock
Jon Garner Blues & Soul, Funk, Jazz, Rock
Jon Goodhue Acoustic, Alternative, Rock
Jon Hasz Jazz, Latin | Tejano, Rock
Jon Ji Acoustic, Jazz, Rock
Jon Kanis Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots, Rock
Jonny B. Russell and the Troubled Way Zones Rock
Jonny Tarr Blues & Soul, Electro | DJ
Jonny Wagon & the Tennessee Sons Country, Rock
Jon Pebsworth Rock
Jon Swift Acoustic, Alternative
Jon Szanto Classical
Jordan Krimston Rock
Jordan Reimer Acoustic, Pop, Rock
Jorge and Alexa Narvaez Pop
Jory Herman Classical, Jazz
Joseph Gospel, Hip-Hop & Rap
The Joseph Angelastro Trio Jazz
Joseph Henschel Gospel, Rock
Joseph Howell Jazz Quartet Jazz
Joseph Waters Classical, Noise | Xprmntl
Jose Sinatra Lounge
Josh Damigo Acoustic, Rock
Josh Gooch Blues & Soul, Rock
Josh Kmak Rock
Josh Rosenblum Rock
Josh Steely Rock
Joshua Blatchley Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Rock
Joshua Bonas Rock
Joshua Taylor Blues & Soul, Rock
Joshua Vasquez Blues & Soul
Joshua White Jazz
Joshua Zimmerman Rock
Josh Weinstein Blues & Soul, Rock
Josie Day Pop
J.O.T. Blues & Soul, Hip-Hop & Rap
The Journeymen Jazz
Journeymen: Journey Tribute Covers | Standards, Pop, Rock
Jovias Blues & Soul, Jazz, Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Jovi & the Issues Rock
Joy Rock
Joyce Rooks Rock
The Joyelles Covers | Standards, Pop, Rock
Juan Carlos Acosta Rock
Judy Henske Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots, Blues & Soul
Judy Taylor & the Wild Oats Blues & Soul, Country, Jazz, Rock, Rockabilly
Juice Box Funk, Jazz
Juice Newton Country, Pop
JuJu Satori Rock
Jukebox Covers | Standards
Julian Tydelski Electro | DJ, Funk, Hip-Hop & Rap, Jazz, Latin | Tejano
Julia Sage Acoustic, Blues & Soul
Julie Ann Smith Classical
Julien Cantelm Funk, Jazz
Julieta Venegas Latin | Tejano, Pop
Julio Pillado Electro | DJ, Pop
Jumbalayah Rock
Jumbotron Electro | DJ, Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock
JumpStart Blues & Soul, Rock
JuneNine Alternative, Rock
Jung-Ho Pak Classical
Jungle Fever Rock
Junior High Rock
Junior the Discopunk Electro | DJ
Jupiter Rock
just.chill Hip-Hop & Rap
Just in Case Punk
Justine Ducloux Rock
Justin Froese Rock
Justin Grinnell Jazz, Rock
Justin “Jaybird” Langford Hip-Hop & Rap
Justin Markowitz Classical
Justin Nozuka Blues & Soul, Rock
Justin Pearson Rock
Justin Werner Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Rock
Just Like Jenna Punk, Rock
Just Us Covers | Standards
J. Young Hip-Hop & Rap

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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 a video now streaming online for "A Way To Feel Again," directed by John David Moffat.

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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