Jason Dobrowolski

Australian singer-songwriter Jamie-Lee Dimes has fond memories of playing San Diego: the intimate shows, the responsive crowds. Dimes is returning to San Diego to play Salty Frog on Friday, November 8. Read more

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Futuristic will bring his show to North Park’s Soda Bar at 9 p.m. Saturday, October 5. Read more

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Ingrid Michaelson, whose ninth album, "Stranger Songs," is inspired by the Netflix series "Stranger Things," will kick off her tour at The Observatory North Park on October 3. Read more

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Photo courtesy Jon McLaughlin

Jon McLaughlin will visit Music Box for a seated show to support his instrumental piano album, “Mood,” on Tuesday, October 8. Read more

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Here are our picks this week in the areas of art, books, comedy, film, food and drink, music, performance and more. Read more

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Photo by Neil Favila

Fans can see Marc Kinchen play CRSSD in San Diego on Sunday, September 29. This is Kinchen’s third time on the festival’s stage. Read more

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Photo by Alexandra Gavillet

Lewis Capaldi will perform at House of Blues San Diego with support from Saint Phnx on Friday. Read more

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Courtesy of High Road Touring

Back in the day, when I was a baby and basic bruja, I cast half-assed and dangerous spells. I flung and splattered my energy about, my ego convincing me that the powers I was getting to know came from within me instead of working through me. Read more

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Author & Punisher

Augie Arredondo

Our latest playlist includes new music from Author & Punisher, Mitski, Rolling Blackouts Coastal fever and more Read more

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Ebru Yildiz

A 20-track playlist of the best of new and old, local and international music, that we're listening to right now. Read more

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Dani Bell gets revenge on a cheating lover in new video for "Gentleman" Read more

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Maria Fernanda Molins

Introducing a new monthly playlist of stuff we've been listening to Read more

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The Redwoods singer gets filtered through lava-lamp effects on her new clip. Read more

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Whatever gimmicks DJ Pnutz works into her tracks, it’s ultimately the strength of the songs themselves that makes 16 Psyche a success. Read more

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Steve Gunn is a hell of a guitar player, and can probably win audiences over on the strength of his perfect fretwork alone. Read more

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Photo courtesy of The Hideout

After three years, City Heights music club The Hideout is being rebranded as SPACE, with new ownership. Read more

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The list of nominees for the 2017 San Diego Music Awards has been announced and includes some familiar names as well as some promising newcomers. Read more

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Singer/songwriter Pall Jenkins, of Black Heart Procession and Three Mile Pilot, has launched a new non-profit campaign called Basic Rules. Read more

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"Punk's gonna get really good in the next four years." On the evening of Nov. 8, around 11 p.m., I saw about a half-dozen variations of this tweet. Read more

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