Recording Academy Names Additional Artists To Grammy Hall Of Fame

SANTA MONICA–Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, The Recording Academy has announced the newest additions to its vaunted GRAMMY Hall Of Fame. This latest round of inducted recordings continues to highlight diversity and recording excellence, and acknowledges both singles and album recordings of all genres at least 25 years old that exhibit […]

Feeding The Soul Foundation To Present HoliDAZE Benefit Concert

SAN DIEGO–Feeding the Soul Foundation, a local non-profit that creates concerts for causes, released its local line-up for a holly jolly HoliDAZE concert December 20 at the Star Theater in Oceanside. HoliDAZE will be an evening of holiday festivities hosted by Day Old Johnson and Bushwalla, including the musical stylings of Cody Lovaas, MC Flow […]

Singer Alex Woodard Launches New Book and Album With Concert At Belly Up

SAN DIEGO–Author and singer-songwriter, Alex Woodard, will celebrate the launch of his third book and album, “For The Sender: Love Letters from Vietnam,” with a special holiday concert event at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach. On Dec. 20 from 7 to 10 p.m. Woodard’s new book and album will reveal the heartfelt story of […]

Jazz Tromboniest Scott Whitfield Joins SDSU Jazz Ensemble in Concert

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego State University School of Music and Dance will present special guest artist Scott Whitfield (trombonist, composer, arranger, and vocalist), internationally recognized for his work with many contemporary big bands, joining SDSU’s top Jazz Ensemble for two concerts in Smith Recital Hall Nov. 19. Among the top bands on Whitfield stellar resume […]

Rob Machado Foundation’s Benefit Concert Raises Funds For Environmental Programs‏

SOLANA BEACH–The benefit concert for the Rob Machado Foundation was a remarkable success, raising funds and awareness for the California-based 501c(3) non-profit private foundation, which supports charities dedicated to environmental programs worldwide. Legendary surfer, environmental activist and musician Rob Machado – who founded the organization in 2004 – hosted the event at The Belly Up in Solana Beach. The evening began with […]

An Acoustic Evening With Lyle Lovett And John Hiatt

ESCONDIDO–The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will present “An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt” on November 8 in the Concert Hall. Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt, two veteran singer-songwriters, team up for an intimate solo acoustic performance for one of the fall’s most anticipated tours. Interviews and hi-res photos are available […]

Ronald Brown’s EVIDENCE Dance Ensemble Breaks the Chain with Afro-Cuban Rhythm

By Danny R. Johnson “There is something about the technique, the hand of these prime movers that we must not lose. People who understood how they placed the torso over the hips…how they encouraged the breathing…how they themselves inhabited a gesture.” Bill T. Jones, Choreographer in Limon: A Life Beyond Words WASHINGTON, DC – Ronald […]

Oceanside Music Festival To Showcase Student, Professional Musicians

OCEANSIDE–”Colors of Music” is this year’s theme at the 14th annual Oceanside Music Festival on November 8. The festival will showcase a variety of music genres for all ages, showcasing both student and professional musicians from throughout Southern California. The free event runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 8 at the corner of Coast […]

Mowtown Miracles To Present Free Concert For Local Veterans, Active Military‏

SAN DIEGO–The “Miracles for Heroes” Concert Tour will kick off its only Southern California concert on October 30 at Humphreys Concerts By The Bay on Shelter Island. The concert will feature The Miracles, with lead singer Sydney Justin, who took Smokey Robinson’s place in 1995. Armed with some of the greatest songs ever written, The […]

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