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Gordon Lightfoot, Citizen Cope, Al Stewart, Toby Keith

I realize that all the morbid online dead pools are betting on the upcoming tours by 76 year-old Paul McCartney (coming to Petco Park June 22), John Prine (now 72), and/or the Rolling Stones (70s-and-up) ...

Blurt Music News

Brylcreem roots

Find Navy SEALs favorite watering hole in Coronado

Founded by former Navy SEAL Greg McPartlin 36 years ago, McP’s in Coronado is probably most famous for being the favorite local watering hole for current and former Navy SEALs. Or for being the place ...

Pop punk pusher

Cinematic Century: Poway’s newfound torchbearer of pop-punk

Quan Nguyen recently found two new members to play in his fledgling pop-punk band, Cinematic Century. It wasn’t as easy of a search as he had anticipated. “It was a lot harder than I thought ...

Lester Bangs birthday bash

“He was always rebellious about church, school, and top 40 music.”

“Many in El Cajon and La Mesa are committed to making this an annual event, kind of like a Mother Goose Parade for rock music aficionados,” says English professor Raul Sandelin, organizer of the First ...

Classical Music

Garrett Harris outs self as Christian

What is San Diego Opera telling us?

All is Calm is beginning to become a holiday tradition in San Diego. This is the third year in a row the show about the 1914 Christmas Eve Truce has been produced in San Diego. ...

Christmas haters

The sun appears stuck from Dec. 22-24

"I hate Christmas music” is a phrase I’ve heard often over the years. What’s to hate? Three-four time? Angels? Babies? The rebirth of the sun? I’m going to poke the dragon of PC-culture and suggest ...

Of Note

Stoner rock

This is one musical dinosaur that didn’t go extinct

Even though the calendar proves otherwise, the members of Fu Manchu, a San Clemente band that dates back to the 1980s, seem not to have aged much. Still sporting the Vans skater gear and way-long ...

Breaking Music News

Scott Mathiasen

Mathiasen's new solo album Boxcar Road features him playing ...

Mt. Pleasant

They're releasing a limited second run of their debut ...

Stevie Salas

The former guitarist for Mick Jagger and Rod Stewart ...

Aubrey Fay

The longtime fixture on the San Diego jazz scene, ...

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