Dryw Keltz 2 p.m., Jan. 23
RIYL: Makua Rothman Band, Defamation League, Everything Said, Aquile, Big Mountain, Iration, Tribal Theory, Through the Roots
Influences: Iration, Rebelution, Weezer, Buck-O-Nine, Blink 182, Pepper, Big Mountain, Sublime
Based in Ocean Beach, multi-instrumentalist Skyler Lutes has played with various local outfits, including island rocker Makua Rothman Band, punk noisemakers Defamation League, Riverside-based Everything Said, and Voice contestant Aquile.
He released an acoustic EP in 2013, One Thousand Hours, while building up his home studio and recording there with locals like Through the Roots and Chris Leyva's Falling Doves.
February 2016 saw the release of his reggae-influenced After the Rain album, followed by a European tour with Falling Doves.