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Portland Cello Project @ Luce Loft

The renowned Portland Cello Project will perform at Luce Loft on Friday, February 8th supported by the Alialujah Choir. Tickets are on sale now for this intimate performance. PCP's last San Diego show in 2010 sold out quickly, so grab your tickets early!  Doors open this Friday night at 730pm for the ALL AGES show.  Presale tickets can be purchased here.

Posted By zack | 2/4/2013 | 11:01 PM | Add a Comment

Jeans Wilder, Crown Plaza @ Habitat

Habitat House is awaking from a long hibernation to host their first show in over a year, this Saturday night at 730pm.  The evening will feature two spacey, solo sets by Andrew Caddick of Jeans Wilder, and by Nima Kazerouni of Los Angeles-based So Many Wizards, who recently debuted a new solo project called Crown Plaza.  The show is free, and all ages.

Poster designed by Michael Delaney.  Photo by Tommy McAdams.

Posted By zack | 1/15/2013 | 12:03 PM | Add a Comment

January Residencies : Soda Bar, Casbah

The idea of adopting an LA-style, monthly residency has been floating around San Diego venues for a while now.  Kicking off the new year, both Soda Bar and Casbah are giving it a go, hosting Barbarian and Family Wagon respectively. 

We think this is a worthy trend to adopt and a great way to send a rising act into the new year with a full head of steam.  Drag yourself out a couple Mondays in January to support!  Details and full lineups for Barbarian's Soda Bar residency here, and the same for Family Wagon's Casbah residency here.

Posted By zack | 1/4/2013 | 2:16 PM | Add a Comment

Cuckoo Chaos : Home Recordings

Cuckoo Chaos has released an albums worth of home recordings, most of which have never seen the light of day until now. In a fundraising effort for their sophomore record, they've put 11 tracks on their Bandcamp Page for $10 bucks. There is some definitely magic in these jangly, rough songs, and we believe this band is well worth supporting. Check out "The Ballad of What Was" below, along with a bonus 12th track, an early version of their hit Jamb Song.

Grab the full record here!  Do it.  And you can catch Cuckoo Chaos live in San Diego on January 25th at Soda Bar, and at The Loft at UCSD on the 30th with Akron Family.

Posted By chad | 12/13/2012 | 1:53 PM | Add a Comment

Manor House Quarterly : IDOL

San Diego's Manor House Quarterly has a fresh new issue ready for release this Saturday at Quint Contemporary Art in La Jolla. If you missed out on Kelsey Brookes' big opening, then here's your chance to see his solo show while picking up a copy of the new MHQ with his psychedelic artwork dawning the cover. RSVP on Facebook for the free event!

While you're in La Jolla for the evening, make sure you also check out EXIST 1981's opening at Thumbprint Gallery. Details here.

Posted By zack | 12/6/2012 | 11:45 AM | Add a Comment