LostinLA
May 14 2014
Anyone who's familiar with the films of David Lynch, classic L.A. pulp-noir novels or modern hardcore music appreciates the darkness and weirdness that city can produce, and the band Lost in Los Angeles...
heartless bastards
May 7 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the Cincinnati group performs "Skin & Bone," a mid-tempo rocker that could easily fit in with Blind Melon and Soul Asylum.
royalteeth
April 30 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the New Orleans band performs "Stay," from their album Glow. With a performance like this, it's easy to see why they were recently chosen to perform on American...
thefeatures
April 23 2014
The Features produce tunes with welcome undertones of dread that give the group more intrigue than most rough-and-tumble bands
sdsymphony
April 16 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the San Diego Symphony performs Bach for the lucky commuters. As much as we like the rock musicians who usually perform, we couldn't be more excited to switch things...
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April 9 2014
This isn't the first time we've featured Crystal Fighters on A Trolley Show, but they're such a fun, poppy band, and so appropriate for the sudden uptick in temperature, that we felt they deserved...
codylovaas
April 2 2014
Dear Cody Lovaas, Please consider that we cannot enthusiastically recommend your Trolley Show performance to anyone because anything we say about it would come from dark feelings of pitiful jealousy
jesseharris
March 26 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the Grammy winner performs "It's Been Going Round", a tune that skips along to a bossa nova beat
thelonelywild
March 19 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, Los Angeles band The Lonely Wild perform "Everything You Need," a lovely ballad that would make Roy Orbison proud.
americanauthors
March 12 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, well-coiffed Brooklyn outfit American Authors perform their hit with the enthusiasm of a band in love with its music
passenger
March 5 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, Passenger (nom de plum of English songwriter Michael David Rosenberg) performs "Let Her Go," a sensitive tune which gets a boost from Rosenburg's excellent finger-picking
switchfoottrolley
Feb. 26 2014
It's been more than a decade since San Diego's Switchfoot released "Dare You to Move," an emotionally charged rocker that has undoubtedly been the soundtrack to countless wedding / graduation / baby slideshows
brianwarren
Feb. 19 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, singer Brian Warren performs "Anchors Away," a slow-builder that speaks of heartbreak, betrayal and catharsis-typical subject matter for the genre, but no less touching
blondfire
Feb. 12 2014
There's a cinematic quality to Blondfire-and not just because siblings / songwriters Bruce and Erica Driscoll are photogenic as hell
bewareofdarkness
Feb. 5 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the L.A. band performs "Howl," which has been featured in shows such as Under the Dome, and video games Gran Turismo and Need for Speed: Most...
deadfeathermoon
Jan. 29 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the North County rockers perform "Snake Skin," or at least they try to until a surly spectator interrupts their set.
girlincoma
Jan. 22 2014
It's unlikely that we'll ever see the words "The Smiths" printed on a Coachella lineup. However, the band's mopey dreaminess has inspired a bunch of talented bands, and Girl in a Coma ranks pretty high...
todomundo
Jan. 15 2014
The words "public transportation" and "romantic" rarely go together, but there used to be a certain romance to the transitory quality of riding a train. With so many strangers sharing a
Jessicabelltrolley
Jan. 8 2014
San Diego native Jessica Bell's "Roaming" is a perfect song with which to begin the new year
Lovedrug
Dec. 18 2013
In this episode of A Trolley Show, Lovedrug-a Canton, Ohio group-perform "Pink Champagne." Given the celebratory title, it'd be easy to conjure New Year's Eve, party hats and streamers

Calendar

  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Presented by Pacific Arts Movement, the sixth annual mini film fest features 14 film programs from 10 countries that includes everything from docs to romantic tearjerkers. See website for full lineup and...
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • The former local boy and creator of the highly influential blog, Advanced Style, will be signing and discussing his third book, Advanced Style: Older and Wiser, which features inspiring pictures and stories...
  • C.J. Chenier and Bonsoir Catin headline this annual Cajun inspired festival. Also enjoy 10,000 pounds of crawfish, dancing and cooking demonstrations. Held at Spanish Landing Park, across from the...
  • A Cinco de Mayo party featuring $2 tacos, cocktails and live music from Bostich+Fussible, Javiera Mena and Gepe
  • A spoken word showcase hosted by English instructor Karla Cordero and her City College students. There will also be a special reading from poet Mercedez Holtry, as well as an art and photography show....
  • Widely known as host of "Weekend Update" on Saturday Night Live and for his role in the Showtime dramedy Weeds, Kevin Nealon brings his unique humor back to the stand-up stage
  • New works from over a dozen UCSD undergraduate students. Participating artists include Charity Algarme, Richard Lin, Joseph Maas, Ignatius Nguyen, and more
  • This video art exhibition from UCSD MFA candidate Stefani Byrd features two installations that explore the themes of breath, mediation, and the nature of time. Takes place in the VAF Performance Space,...
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