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Sara Petite photo
Sara Petite is an Americana/country/bluegrass singer/songwriter originally from Summer, WA who is now based in San Diego. In addition to having her musical style compared to country greats like Reba McIntyre and Dolly Parton, Petite has been a Top 5 Finalist in the Great Waters Folk Festival Song Contest, three… more info

Sara Watkins photo
Sara Watkins is an American singer-songwriter and fiddler. Watkins debuted in 1989 as fiddler and founding member of the progressive bluegrass group Nickel Creek along with her brother Sean and mandolinist Chris Thile. In addition to singing and fiddling, Watkins also plays the ukulele and the guitar, and also played… more info

Save Ferris photo
Save Ferris is a ska-punk band formed in Orange County, California circa 1995. Their name is a reference to the 1986 film Ferris Bueller's Day Off. ?Lead by the inimitable front-woman Monique Powell, the band enjoyed mainstream success in the late 1990s with radio hits, constant touring and appearances on… more info

Second Generation  photo
Second Generation started in Encinitas California back in 1994 with Bart Negila (guitar) and Drew Moss (bass) jamming in their garage. Ryan Lawerance came next with his drum sticks, Justin Rota jumped on set in "96. SG jump kicked into the picture playing all over San Diego in places such… more info

Seun Kuti photo
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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 photo
Seun Kuti is the youngest son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. He has spent most of his life preserving and extending his father's political and musical legacy as the leader of Egypt 80. Kuti was born in early 1983. He showed interest in his father's music at the age of… more info

Shake Before Us photo
The band was formed in June, 2010 in San Diego, California when 4 friends - Jesse Pryor (gtr/vox), Will A Lerner (keys/vox/percussion), Kevin “Cuz” Donahue (bass), Fonda (drums/backing vox/Theremin)- found they shared a common love for vintage organs, hollow body guitars, Theremins, cool ties and a red sparkle drum kit.… more info

Shawn Mullins photo
An Atlanta-based folksinger best known for his Top Ten hit "Lullaby," Shawn Mullins was serving as a member of the U.S. Army Airborne Infantry Division when he released his first self-titled cassette (issued on his own label, SM) in 1989. Following the release of 1991's Everchanging World, he left the… more info

The Simpkin Project  photo
Simpkin Project plays a multi-faceted blend of reggae and Americana that varies greatly on its exterior layers but only atop the organic rhythms of reggae music. Their sound has been described as “uncompromising… blend authentic roots rock rhythms with a wall-of-sound production style,” and the lyrical compositions of frontman Phil… more info

The Skatalites photo
Formed in 1964 in Kingston, Jamaica - The Skatalites is the premier ska band performing a style of ska music like no one else worldwide. The Skatalites are the originators of ska, rocksteady, and reggae, and the only band to still play this type of music in its true form.… more info

Sophistafunk photo
Syracuse-based Sophistafunk is the product of three multi-talented musicians — Adam Gold, Jack Brown, & Emanuel Washington¬ — who combine spoken-word artistry, old-school hip hop, & funky rhythms to create a unique live band experience. The band met in 2007 and rapidly evolved into a national-touring live act. Known for… more info

Soul Rebels photo
The Soul Rebels started with an idea – to expand upon the pop music they loved on the radio and the New Orleans brass tradition they grew up on. They took that tradition and blended funk and soul with elements of hip hop, jazz and rock all within a brass… more info

Souls of Mischief photo
East Oakland's Souls of Mischief are members of the loose underground hip-hop consortium known as Hieroglyphics. The group consists of four erudite but hardcore MCs -- A-Plus, Phesto, Opio, and Tajai -- whose mindset combines chaos, danger, and the avant-garde, all from an intellectual B-Boy perspective. Their 1993 debut album,… more info

Steve Poltz photo
Born among the hearty seafaring folk of Canada’s Halifax, Nova Scotia, Poltz has lived most of his life in Southern California, where the sun treated his rocky Canadian DNA like clothes in a dryer. Naturally a spectrum of cultural and emotional tensions arose and he eventually sought refuge in the… more info

Stranger photo
Based out of the south bay of San Diego, neighboring the highest crossed border in the world, STRANGER is turning heads through multicultural and musical diversity with a soulful blend of reggae roots, rock and jazz combined with conscious lyrics and unparalleled musicianship. The name says it all: STRANGER does… more info

Stripes And Lines photo
Progressive indie rockers Stripes and Lines have been packing California venues for nearly four years. Stripes and Lines bring the old and new together with hints of Built To Spill; a driving rhythm section reminiscent of U2 or The Police; and a touch of Velvet Underground; topped off with four-part… more info

The Styletones photo
Stevie Harris (Vocals), Ben Moore (Organ), Deron Gant (Guitar), Jake Najor (Drums), Bill Thomas (Bass), Andy Geib (Trombone), Gabriel Sundy (Saxophone), John Reynolds (Trumpet) more info

Super Diamond photo
San Francisco's Super Diamond has become one of the most popular live shows at major nightclubs, theaters, ballrooms and public events throughout the United States. For over a decade the band has consistently performed sell - out shows at venues such as Irving Plaza in New York, 930 Club in… more info

Taylor Scott Band photo
Denver based, Taylor Scott, from the band that carries his name, the Taylor Scott Band, has become known for transcending musical genres by impeccably embracing a raft of them.  Scott’s songs, grown out of Americana and Country/Folk music, surprise audiences with his band delivering an added authority of groove, funk, soul, and rock &… more info

Taylor Williamson photo
Taylor Williamson is an American stand-up comic and actor. He is known for finishing as the runner-up on the eighth season of America's Got Talent and as a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing.

Following a successful preliminary audition in Los Angeles, Williamson was unanimously selected for the Vegas round… more info

Third World photo
Third World are one of the longest-lived reggae bands of all time, and one of Jamaica's most consistently popular crossover acts among international audiences. While they were long capable of authentic roots reggae, they usually preferred to mix in elements of R&B, funk, pop, and rock (and, later on, dancehall… more info

Tiffany photo
Tiffany Renee Darwish, also known as Tiffany, is an American singer, songwriter, actress and former teen icon. She is most notable for her 1987 cover of "I Think We're Alone Now", a 1967 original recording by Tommy James and the Shondells. Released as the second single from her eponymous album,… more info

The Tilt photo
Berkeley, CA-area punk band Tilt were formed in the early '90s, featuring vocalist/songwriter Cinder Block (a rare female performer in the male-dominated punk-pop field), guitarist Jeffrey Bischoff (also Cinder's husband), bassist Pete Rypins, and drummer J. Vincent Camacho. The high-energy and socially aware group first released a successful demo that… more info

Tim Mays photo
The Casbah was first opened in 1989 by Tim Mays, Bob Bennett and Peter English at the site of a former Irish pub at 2812 Kettner Boulevard. The three men also owned the now-defunct Pink Panther Club. The Casbah hosted San Diego bands such as Rocket from the Crypt, Lucy's… more info

Tim Pyles photo
After eight years hosting FM 94/9’s Sunday night show The Local Pyle, which featured San Diego bands, Tim Pyles dropped a bomb on his bosses yesterday when he told them that he was leaving 94/9 and jumping across town to rejoin 91X where he would become the lead host of… more info

Tolan Shaw photo
Tolan Shaw has risen in the San Diego music scene as a pop/soul singer-songwriter who will stop at nothing to build a career with his original music. Both a solo acoustic troubadour and the frontman of his four-piece band, Shaw’s music is catchy and soulful, bluesy and melodic, funky and… more info

Tommy Castro & the Painkillers photo
“Castro’s aggressive, inspired attack on vocals and guitar is phenomenal.” –Washington Post Whether he’s squeezing out the deepest blues or playing the funkiest soul grooves, legendary blues and soul giant Tommy Castro knows how to ignite a crowd. Over the course of his still-unfolding career, the guitarist, vocalist and songwriter… more info

Tommy Castro and the Painkillers photo
“Castro’s aggressive, inspired attack on vocals and guitar is phenomenal.” –Washington Post Whether he’s squeezing out the deepest blues or playing the funkiest soul grooves, legendary blues and soul giant Tommy Castro knows how to ignite a crowd. Over the course of his still-unfolding career, the guitarist, vocalist and songwriter… more info

Too Many Zooz photo
The curious thing about being a fan of Brasshouse? You’re pretty much talking about being into one solitary but extremely unforgettable band: the amusingly monikered Too Many Zooz. The musical style was “branded” by drummer King of Sludge, who recognized that there was no worthy existing classification for the New… more info

Toots and the Maytals photo
Toots and the Maytals, originally called simply The Maytals, are considered legends of ska and reggae music. Their sound is a unique, original combination of gospel, ska, soul, reggae and rock. Frederick “Toots” Hibbert, the leader of the group, was born in May Pen in the Parish of Clarendon, Jamaica.… more info

Tristan Prettyman photo
Tristan Prettyman is an American singer-songwriter, surfer and former Roxy model from San Diego, California. With her first three recordings, 2003’s The Love EP, 2005’s breezy twentythree and 2008’s Hello, Tristan Prettyman parlayed her smoky alto voice and laid-back surfer-girl-from-San-Diego charm into an eight-year career studded with highlights that included… more info

Trouble In The Wind  photo
They are a local band in San Diego, that have recently recorded some of their songs in the garage recording studio of a Carlsbad resident. They consider themselves a new experimenting folk band. more info

Tyson Motsenbocker photo
n North Central Washington State, Tyson Motsenbocker grew up in the apple orchards and pine forests at the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. It’s the pastoral sound of his childhood that has defined the sound of his music, even among the freeways and fast pace of his new Southern California… more info

 

 

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