Thursday, April 30, 2015

Manual Scan = Purple Weekend, Leon Spain, December 2015

Manual Scan will be amongst the top bands taking part in the annual Purple Weekend festival in Leon, Spain, more details soon!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Lydia Loveless at Queen Bee April 23 / Bart Mendoza to MC

Country singer Lydia Loveless returns to San Diego with a show at Queen Bee in North Park - Bart Mendoza will be on hand to do a bit of stage managing and band intros. Loveless is a major emerging talent, this will be a fun show which also includes performances from Old Salt Union and Samantha Aiken.

Kim Fowley Tribute April 25 to feature Trues Stories, the Loons, The Rosalyns, The Schizophonics and Roni Lee

The first 20 people through the door at the Kim Fowley tribute show April 25 at the Casbah get free limited edition vinyl! The show will feature short sets from Trues Stories, the Loons, The Rosalyns, The Schizophonics and Roni Lee - a great night of rock 'n' roll guaranteed!! All proceeds go to the Kim Fowley Memorial Fund.  

True Stories at Adams Avenue Unplugged April 26 - FREE 6 - 7 p.m.

True Stories will appear at Adams Avenue Unplugged on April 26 - The band will perform a FREE show at the Air Conditioned Lounge, 4673 30th St, San Diego, CA 92116 - Lots of great artists on hand this year, including Cody Lovaas, David J, Tim Flannery, Bart Davenport, Gregory Page, Dead Rock West, Dave Humphries, Three Chord Justice, Tom Ward, Digital Lizards of Doom, Josh Damigo, Folding Mr. Lincoln, Joey Harris, Cindy Lee Berryhill, Sierra West, Dawn Mitschele, Joe Marillo, The Sleepwalkers and many more!

The Down Lights to perform at Celebrate the Boulevard Awards April 24

The Down Lights are a one off band that will perform at the is years, Celebrate the Boulevard party, set to take place on April 24 at the historic Lafayette Hotel in North Park / San Diego. This year's banner honorees will include David Fleminger of True Stories, alongside Alfred Howard of the Midnight Pine, blues singer Candye Kane, Celtic fiddler Patric Petrie, guitarist Joey Harris (ex-Beat Farmers, Powerthud etc), folk pioneer Lou Curtis  and more. The Down Lights will showcase all aspects of David Fleminger's long storied career, from surf classics to mod rock with a group of musicians set to include Tony Suarez, Danny Cress, Normandie Wilson and vocals on one song from Bart Mendoza.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

True Stories performs at Dave Howard CD Release April 12 House of Blues San Diego 4 p.m.

Dave Howard celebrates the release of his new album, Helluva Highwya, with a CD release show at the House of Blues on April 12. Bart Mendoza (really True Stories) will open the show with a short set from True Stories - it's an all star show - free, all ages!

4:00 True Stories (Bart Mendoza, David Fleminger, Danny Cress Orrick Smith)
4:20 Matt Silvia and Cathryn Beeks
4:40 Mary Dolan
5:00 Folding Mr. Lincoln 5:20 Spud Davenport 5:40 Nathan Weldon 6:00 Joey Harris
6:20 Lisa Sanders 
6:40 Carolann Ames 7:00 Berkley Hart 
7:30 Dave Howard

The return of Casino Royale SD to Java Joe's Friday April 10 !

Casino Royale, featuring David Fleminger, Normandie Wilson and Bart Mendoza, returns to Java Joe's for a special show on April 10! Featuring classic songwriting, including the best of Bacharach, Brian Wilson, Lennon / McCartney, Argent, Carole King, albert Hammond and more! All ages - 8 p.m.