Tuesday, September 23, 2014

True Stories at Bar Pink on September 25th / 11:30 p.m. / Free

True Stories will perform a late night (11:30 p.m.) set at Bar Pink on September 25th part of a bill that includes Scott Reynolds (All) and Chad Price (Drag The River). It's a free show!

Bart Mendoza to host online radio show beginning October 5

Bart Mendoza will begin hosting an online radio show beginning October 5. Set to be called , The Time Machine, here is the info from their website:

"Bart Mendoza and guests take you on a musical trip through San Diego’s music history from the 1920’s to the 1960’s, the 1970’s to the modern era. Hits, rare tracks, unreleased material and concerts will be broadcast, local music stories and trivia will be discussed. Other topics will include pending catalog releases from San Diego’s hitmakers past and present, visits to town from legendary performers and the charts. But it’s the music that will dominate air time – if you like Iron Butterfly, The Beat Farmers, Stephen Bishop, The Tell Tale Hearts, Red Flag, The Monroes, The Unknowns, The Cascades, The Kingston Trio, John Stewart, The Crawdaddys, The Penetrators, Trees, Smokey Rogers, Merrill Moore, Frankie Laine, Barbara Mandrell, The Zeros, Ratt, Switchfoot, Blink 182, Jewel, The Rugburns and other San Diego related artists, this is the show for you.   COMING SOON"

 Listen to The Tme Machine at Listen Local Radio

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Bart Mendoza's Non Band Appearances / Oct - Dec 2014

Bart Mendoza will be making several appearances in the coming months outside his usual capacity as a musician:

Oct 3     710 Beach Club / as judge at a Battle of the Bands
Oct 5     Kona Kai Resort  / as MC of the San Diego Music Awards Acoustic Showcase
Oct 6     Humphreys By The Bay / part of the crew at the San Diego Music Awards

Nov 2    FM 94.9 / discussing upcoming Animal Shelter benefit
Nov 13  Coronado Optimists Club / speaking about San Diego Music History

Dec 6     The Casbah / as one of several DJ's at the quarterly Record Show

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

New! Knights of Fuzz book includes entries on Manual Scan, The Shambles and more!

Bart Mendoza contributes an essay to the new book by Timothy Gassen, Knights of Fuzz! If you are a fan of sixties inspired music, you NEED this new book - with info on Manual Scan, the Shambles and Bart's fanzine, Sound Affex with a heavy San Diego presence and items on Shake Before Us, The Loons, The Rosalyns, The Creepy Creeps, The Gravedigger V, The Sidewalk Scene, The Crawdaddys, The Morlocks, The Tell Tale Hearts, The Event and many more- 500 pages!