Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Sounds Like San Diego VII July 11 at The Museum of Making Music Hosted by Bart Mendoza

Blindspot Records / The Museum of Making Music Present 
Sounds Like San Diego VII   - July 11 2015
Celebrating San Diego’s Musical History 1940 -2015
Today’s Artists Performing Yesterdays Hits +

Carlsbad, Calif. –  The seventh edition of Sounds Like San Diego presents another once in a lifetime gathering of musicians, celebrating hit songs written or recorded by San Diegans.

Held once more at the Museum of Making Music, the night is a musical journey through San Diego’s music history. It’s a fast paced show with trivia and stories from host Bart Mendoza in between tunes and the museum to explore before the show. Performers will include:

·         Greg Douglass – guitarist with the Steve Miller Band / Greg Kihn,  co-writer of “Jungle Love”
·         Lester Abrams – Doobie Brothers co-writer of  “Minute by Minute” and “Open Your Eyes”
·         Kimm Rogers – the return of Island Records artist “Will Work for Food” “Right By Your Side”
·         Roni Lee – Runaways co-writer of “I Wanna Be Where The Boys Are”
·         Josh Weinstein – celebrating the music of Tom Waits
·         Jim Ryan – 70’s punk pop pioneer from the Cardiac Kidz “Find Yourself A Way”

Plus interpretations of classic songs from 

·         True Stories – featuring David Fleminger, Danny Cress and Orrick Smith
·         Gayle Skidmore
·         Tolan Shaw -
·         Normandie Wilson
·         Diana Death -
·         Scott Mathiasen
·         Patric Petrie
·         Marie Haddad -

It’s a unique show! Possible cover choices include songs by Iron Butterfly, Stephen Bishop, Ratt, Jim Croce, The Kingston Trio, Jason Mraz, The Cascades, Juice Newton, Barbara Mandrell, The Nashville Ramblers, Jack Tempchin, The Beat Farmers, The Lyrics, Chris Hillman, Rosie & The Originals, Switchfoot, The Nashville Ramblers, Gary Puckett, Jewel, Mojo Nixon, The Monroes and many more

The Museum of Making Music 5790 Armada Drive Carlsbad CA 92008

Tickets for Sounds Like San Diego VII

Get Wet Fest This Friday July 3 w/ True Stories + The Bassics, Flaggs, Shady Francos and more...

This Friday! The First -  Get Wet Fest - in Imperial Beach - This show is being promoted by the amazing new Mod group, The Bassics! It's all ages with a beer garden and has a great line up! From the Facebook page:

DOORS: 5:00pm

Traffic Bear (members of Big Bad Buffalo ): 5:30pm
Bad Kids: 6:15pm
Fake Tides: 6:35pm
True Stories: 7:15pm
The Cardielles: 8:00pm
The Schizophonics: 9:30pm
The Bassics: 10:15pm
Shady Francos: 11:00pm

CLOSING: 11:30pm  
ALL AGES $8. Event Location:
Boys & Girls Clubs of South County - Odermatt Clubhouse
847 Encina Ave. Imperial Beach, CA 91932

Monday, June 15, 2015

July 15 - A Birthday Tribute to Johnny Thunders with Chinese Rocks at Bar Pink - FREE!

July 15 - A Birthday Tribute to Johnny Thunders with Chinese Rocks at Bar Pink, 3829 30th Street in San Diego / North Park - FREE! Presented by Bar Pink and Blindspot Records. 21 and up.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Bart Mendoza to play final Kona Kai Acoustic Music Series show June 14

The Kona Kai Resorts weekly acoustic music series is hosting a final edition this Sunday - June 14 - the free, all ages show will feature acoustic music from Bart Mendoza, Cassie B, Rhythm Turner, Hugh Gaskins and The Brothers Burns with J Phatts. "The venue is right on the water, with both indoor and outdoor seating, making it a unique location to hear live music"

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Manual Scan August 29 / The Irenic with the Bassics and Action Andy!

On August 29 Secret Society Scooter Club is hosting a 32nd Anniversary Party at the Irenic in San Diego with a great bill that includes Manual Scan, The Bassics and Action Andy & The Hi-Tones! Tickets are on sale now for this all ages happening! Beer and drinks available for those over 21. Only $10

Upcoming performances:

Here are some of the dates Bart Mendoza will be playing this summer, either solo or with one of the bands he's in - check back for updates!

Bart Mendoza

06/19 San Diego County Fair
06/29 The Office / Ramones Undercover
08/15 Art Walk NTC

True Stories

06/20 Blindspot Event
07/03 Boys & Girls Club of Chula Vista
07/04 University City 4th of July Picnic
07/11 Museum of Making Music / Sounds Like San Diego
08/29 Imperial Avenue Street Fair

 Manual Scan

08/23   91X Loudspeaker
08/29   The Irenic / San Diego
12/4-7  Spain

The Shambles

06/27 Ocean Beach Street Fair

Casino Royale

08/09 Panama 66 / Balboa Park