G. Love: The enigmatically smooth Garrett “G. Love” Dutton is one of Philadelphia’s funkiest performers of laid back, alternative hip-‐hop blues (a genre he helped define). ‘Fixin’ To Die’ — his 4th release on Jack Johnson’s Brushfire records — is arguably his most sincere and candid record to date.
Donavon Frankenreiter:Beloved Hawaii-based singer/songwriter/surfer Donavon Frankenreiter returns to San Diego in support of his fifth full-length album, Start Livin’ — a nine-track selection of folk-infused songs showcasing Frankenreiter’s rich, honey-thick vocals and masterful guitar work.
Pato Banton: A Pato Banton concert is an event not to be missed and an experience not to be forgotten.
A Pato Banton concert is an event not to be missed and an experience not to be forgotten — Positive Vibrations abound as Pato delivers a message that is food for the mind and soul.
Everest: Comprised of five singer/songwriters, the members of L.A.’s indie alt-country band Everest came together in the late 2000s to form a session players’ supergroup of sorts — catching the attention of Neil Young.
The Nervous Wreckords: Fronted by Brian Karcig of LouisXIV, the indie pop outfit throws down catchy guitar riffs, sass fueled lyrics, melodic choruses and beats that dance.
The Styletones: Playing an uncompromising variety of soul music meticulously designed to promote dancing and sweating, The Styletones take you from the ordinary world to the sublime oneness of the groove, where the bass drum is the universal heartbeat.
Low Volts: 2011 San Diego Music Award winner for ‘Best New Artist’ and ‘Best Blues Album’, LOW VOLTS is giving the music world a much needed shock to the heart. With a gritty old slide-guitar, thunderous kick drum laden with tambourines, and dark, howling vocals, the one-man show creates a thick and heavy sound equivalent to a five piece band.
Mattson 2: Fashioned in tall mod suits and stylized blond locks, the internationally praised jazz duo, Mattson 2, consists of twin brothers Jared Mattson on Guitar and loops and Jonathan Mattson on the Drums.