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Remember to “jump ahead” this weekend by setting your clock forward by one hour. Spend that extra hour of sunlight this weekend enjoying one of these great events in San Diego. After the break are your Five to Try… Read More…

Take a musical leap! Famed Italian opera composer Gioachino Rossini, born February 29, 1792, turns 55-leap-years-young today! And if Google is celebrating a musical leap day, who are we to argue? In no particular order, here are 29 reasons to listen live in San Diego.

  1. The Belly Up Tavern- voted “San Diego’s Best Live Music Venue” even before it was made famous by a visit from Prince Harry of Wales
  2. Celebrating singer-songwriter Jim Croce with great food, wine and nightly live music at Croce’s Restaurant and Jazz Bar. Here, here!
  3. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at 4th and B on

Officially, Fat Tuesday falls on February 21, 2012. And when Sir Simon Cowell himself says that “DJ’s are the new rock stars,” it is fair to pay homage in this blog to the 4 stages and rotating DJ’s of Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp on Tuesday, February 21. But while I may give up carbs or cuss words for the Lenten season, I certainly am NOT giving up live music- which makes every day Mardi Gras for me! What will be your musical Mardi Gras this year? Read More…

As I’ve mentioned many times in the past, the beauty of San Diego’s nightlife scene is that there is something for everyone. Whether you’re wearing your best Sean John outfit or would rather party it up in your boardshorts and a t-shirt, San Diego has a place for you to wile the night away. Looking specifically at the more relaxed, “beach style” nightlife of Ocean Beach, Mission Beach and Pacific Beach, there are a number of great options.

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No matter how long you’ve been with your valentine (or looking for one!), after the break are our 5 to Try for Valentine’s Day celebrations throughout San Diego.
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After the break are a few upcoming shows throughout San Diego you don’t want to miss. Leave a comment on this post by 10:00 am on Wednesday, February 8, for your chance to win 2 free tickets to America at the Belly Up Tavern on Sunday, February 26. Read More…

Thank you, Martin Luther King Day, for being the holiday after the Holidays we all needed. Now, welcome back to the 5 day work week. The year has officially started. Luckily, a plethora of great live music around San Diego in the coming weeks is sure to keep that holiday magic alive.

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Hump Day Pick: If you need to do something today, I suggest hitting up Olin and the Moon tonight, January 18, OR catch them next week on January 25. Either way, their music is infused with the “endearing hope that a good song can cure even the …

Every two weeks I will post a handful of upcoming shows, ranging from Punk to Puccini, and I am counting on You to give me more suggestions, weigh in and tell me what shows around San Diego you are going to see. After the break are my suggestions for the next two weeks. Read More…

If you’re heading to San Diego this winter, you might start feeling a little nostalgic. Not because of the Victorian buildings decked out in classic holiday decor, but because of the great 80s and 90s-era bands gracing San Diego stages during December and January. Read More…

La Jolla’s dual personality of boutique luxury village and college town are equally represented in its nightlife. Choices range from upscale wine bars with live jazz music to laid back brewhouses and bars. Whether you’re “suiting up” or keeping it casual, La Jolla’s got a spot for you. Read More…