Scott McDonald

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  • Take a spin: May EDM calendar

    Take a spin: May EDM calendar

    Top EDM and DJ shows coming to San Diego this month include The Chainsmokers, Dash Berlin, Ghastly and Cheat Codes. 5.4: Mashd N Kutcher The Australian DJ duo released their latest single, "Pretend (feat. Park Avenue)" on Universal Music in March. It continues their trend of collaborating with...

  • Groove: May concert calendar

    Groove: May concert calendar

    Top performers coming to San Diego this month include E-40, Chris Stapleton, Melissa Etheridge , The Flaming Lips and Modest Mouse. 5/2: Kiefer Sutherland From 2002 to 2009, the "24" and "Lost Boys" actor ran the record label Ironworks. Last year, with an assist from Warner Bros. Records, Sutherland...

  • Top concerts this week (April 24-30)

    Top concerts this week (April 24-30)

    Top musical performances coming to San Diego this week include Chance the Rapper , Kings of Leon, Lil Jon and The 1975. 4.24: Clint Black  Although he was just here in October, the award-winning country superstar returns once again to support his latest studio album, "On Purpose," released in 2015....

  • Take a trip to Jamtown

    Take a trip to Jamtown

    As both a solo performer and with longtime backing band Special Sauce, Garrett "G. Love" Dutton has been making music for nearly 25 years. It's the same for one-time professional surfer Donavan Frankenreiter, who, before dropping his solo debut in 2004, played guitar for 10 years with the band...

  • Life In Color: 10 years covered in paint

    Life In Color: 10 years covered in paint

    Life In Color founders Sebastian Solano, Paul Campbell, and twin brothers Lukasz & Patryk Tracz started out as roommates on the Florida State University campus. Initially throwing well-planned house parties, they soon graduated to more and more elaborate gatherings. The foursome had already formed...

  • Top concerts this week (April 17-23)

    Top concerts this week (April 17-23)

    Top concerts in San Diego this week include Snoop Dogg , Clint Black, Pixies and Lil' Wayne. 4.17: Toots & The Maytals The reggae legends return once again to San Diego with indomitable bandleader Frederick "Toots" Hibbert leading the charge. He still brings it like he just turned 34 instead of...

  • Coachella in San Diego: Tennis sails again

    Coachella in San Diego: Tennis sails again

    Now a well-known part of their lore, the debut album from husband and wife pop duo Tennis, 2011's "Cape Dory," was inspired by a months-long sailing trip. And while Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley didn't think their first real crack at songwriting would thrust them into new careers as musicians,...

  • Coachella in San Diego: Little Dragon hits "Season High"

    Coachella in San Diego: Little Dragon hits "Season High"

    It's hard to believe, but Swedish electro-pop quartet Little Dragon turns 21 this year. They're celebrating by releasing their fifth full-length studio album, "Season High" and following it with a world tour that will keep them on the road for most of 2017. The Grammy-nominated band's first tour...

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