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Live Music
Guitarist Arnie Vilches performs at the Kona Kai Resort on April 19. Vilches is a stellar guitar player, having performed with everyone from Mark Farner to Blue Oyster Cult. Using backing tracks an...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alan Iglesias and Crossfire is the best Stevie Ray Vaughn tribute band you are likely to hear, but the band’s appeal is much broader than that. Appearing at Tio Leo’s on May 3, the trio replicates ...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Billy Joel hasn’t released an album of new music since 1993, but he continues to be a force in music, selling out arenas on his rare tours. With such a huge demand, it’s only natural that tribute a...
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Japanese jazz pianist Chihiro Yamanaka performs with her trio at Dizzy’s on April 9. One of Verve Records’ leading lights, the prolific Yamanaka has released 17 albums since 2001, each a wonderful ...
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mission Bay High School’s acclaimed eleven-piece student group The Preservationists will be going to New Orleans from April 17-20 to perform, learn and soak in the culture.  To raise money for the ...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Live Music: Feb. 21-March 6
Rock fans looking for a bargain might be hard pressed to top the appearance this week of New York rockers Semi Precious Weapons at The Griffin on March 7. Though perhaps best known for its associat...
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Led Zeppelin aficionados won’t want to miss Dazed and Confused, appearing Friday, March 7 at the 710 Beach Club. The quartet always strives to re-create the feel of a Led Zeppelin show, but this sh...
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Live Music: A music thing, soul, big band and more
Against all odds, Sprung Monkey — formed in 1991 — is still going full strength. Following a successful run that saw the band appear in an episode of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” as well as landing ...
Feb 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Featuring Joey Harris and Paul Kamanski — two of the area’s best-ever songwriters — it would be just about impossible to catch a set from the acoustic trio of Joey, Caren & Paul without being thoro...
Feb 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blues guitarist Gino Matteo appears at the Kona Kai on Feb. 8, 7 p.m. and Feb. 9, 11 a.m. Immersed in electric 12-bar blues ever since he was a child, Matteo’s earliest inspiration to play guitar c...
Feb 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crown Point musician making a name for himself with love of vinyl
It’s true much of today’s music seems overly processed, so polished it has lost some of its vitality. Luckily, a growing number of musicians is beginning to buck that trend, taking things back to a...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soul songstress Tori Roze and her group, The Hot Mess, will appear at the 710 Beach Club on Jan. 23, 9 p.m. Currently promoting her most recent album, the eight-song “Turbulence,” Roze is at the fo...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Call it blues, R&B, swing, rock with roots or just plain great music, there is no one out there like Candye Kane. A commanding stage presence and bawdy, brassy vocalist, Kane is an all-around enter...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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2014 is nearly upon us, but it looks like 2013 will get a fun-filled send off at area night spots. Cover bands seem to be the most popular offering, but with dozens of venues in the area, there is ...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Polish jazz singer Aga Zaryan appears at Dizzy’s on Dec. 7, 8 p.m. Recently signed to legendary label Blue Note Records, all six of Zaryan’s albums to date have gone gold in her native country, wit...
Dec 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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