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  • Tom Petty-signed guitar could be source of lasting San Diego legacy

    Tom Petty-signed guitar could be source of lasting San Diego legacy

    The Starlight Bowl in Balboa Park is about to get a helping hand from a very unlikely source - musician  Tom Petty . When he played at the KAABOO Del Mar festival only 15 days before he unexpectedly died at age 66, he and his band members signed a Fender Stratocaster guitar on behalf of a  campaign...

  • MusiCares' safe harbor welcomed by KAABOO musicians in recovery

    MusiCares' safe harbor welcomed by KAABOO musicians in recovery

    Victor Indrizzo performed behind a special plexiglass audio shield when he accompanied Alanis Morissette Sunday at the KAABOO Del Mar festival. But this veteran Los Angeles drummer is completely transparent when it comes to discussing being clean and sober after his debilitating heroin addiction....

  • Muse plays heady KAABOO set, while Eric Burdon roars with The Animals

    KAABOO Del Mar is a multi-generational affair for its performers as well as its audience. That point was vividly demonstrated Saturday near the conclusion of the second night of the three-day festival's third annual edition at the Del Mar racetrack and adjacent fairgrounds. Rock and Roll Hall of...

  • Kelis cooks at KAABOO

    Kelis cooks at KAABOO

    When Kelis Rogers - aka 38-year-old singer known mononymously as Kelis - took to the Palate stage on Friday at KAABOO Del Mar, she performed in a chef's coat. While the songwriter and author is perhaps best known for her 2003 hit song "Milkshake," these days, the Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef works...

  • KAABOO'S Grandview Stage hosts triple play: DJ Diesel, Kesha and David Guetta

    The first day of KAABOO Del Mar 2017 had plenty of musical options, but few more entertaining than the five-hour block that started in the late afternoon on the Grandview Stage. First up was DJ Diesel - aka NBA Hall-of-Famer Shaquille O'Neal . Those who ever watched him shoot a free throw knew...

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