"You can't go to the zoo with a black momma. Like, 'Momma, I wanna go over there and see that giraffe.' [In momma's voice] 'Do you know that giraffe? Do that giraffe know you?'" - Bill Bellamy on
Stand Up For Family
4.14-17: Bill Bellamy @ American...
4.12: Miami Horror @ Belly Up Tavern, bellyup.com
Grand Theft Auto V features this indie electronica band's song "Sometimes."
4.13: Chvrches @ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
In June, this alt. electro trio will perform during the Bonnaroo...
4.1: Peter Murphy @ the Irenic, casbahmusic.com
Alt. rocker on a one-month acoustic tour throughout the U.S.
4.1: Tyler the Creator @ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
Tyler Gregory Okonma, aka Tyler the Creator, is a mid-20s rapper out...
At 3 1/2 hours, Monday's 58th annual
lasted far too long to qualify as a roller-coaster ride. But it had enough ups and downs to almost qualify, including performances that varied wildly in quality, audio glitches that marred Adele's...
8/2: Real Estate @ BellyUp Tavern, bellyup.com
Summertime-infused indie jams from a band that resides in the Garden State (that's Jersey, yo!).
8/3: Paul Wall @ 4th and B, 4thandbevents.com
I did not grow up in San Diego, but its vibrant and varied music scene has nurtured me — personally and professionally — since moving here in my late teens. And what I loved about the music scene then is exactly what I love about it now, several decades...