Monday, April 25, 2016

New project! The Elements - FREE outdoor festival dates: May 1 and June 4

In addition to recording and performing with Manual Scan and True Stories, Bart Mendoza has assembled a new project - the Elements - to play at festivals through out the summer of 2016, with two dates announced so far:

May 1 Artwalk - Little Italy / San Diego 
11 a.m. India & Fir Stage
June 4 Art Around Adams - Normal Heights / San Diego
1 p.m. Blindspot Records Stage / Smitty's Garage 

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Manual Scan top appear on Tonight In San Diego / Taping May 30

"On May 30, Manual Scan will film a rare appearance on San Diego's late night variety talk show, Tonight In San Diego, with an interview and several songs set to be performed. Hosted by Jesse Egan, with co-host Keith Foster, the show will include other guests TBA. Tonight In San Diego takes place in the Spreckels Theatre's Raw Space, with an entrance on First Avenue - same place Conan films when in town." You can be a part of the studio audience by clicking below:

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

FREE! The Music of Paul Weller at Bar Pink April 23 with True Stories, The Bassics, Normandie Wilson and more

Blindspot Records and Bar Pink in North Park / San Diego present:

 The Music of Paul Weller 
  at Bar Pink /  April 23 

with True Stories, The Bassics, Normandie Wilson, Ariel Levine, The Shifty Eyed Dogs, Jim Ryan of the Cardiac Kidz and more...

9:30 p.m. 21 and up. FREE! 

Bar Pink in San Diego
Here are The Bassics performing "I Got By In Time" at a High School assembly in 2013

Gregory Page - "That's You" (2011) with cameos

Gregory Page's "That's You" is a terrific song / short film from the troubadour - the video features cameos from Bart Mendoza as well as Sky Ladd (piano), "Java" Joe Flammini (saxophone), Chris Klich (oboe), Josh Hermsmeier (drums). Java Joe is the legendary club owner - neither he nor Bart are on the actual recording, just acting the role of "guitarist" and "saxophonist" for the film..

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Scott Wilson - Coffeehouse 101 (2006) with cameos

In fact, Scott Wilson's 2006 video for his song, "Coffeehouse 101," is all cameos - 50 San Diego musicians sing a line or two from the song, in various settings. Amongst those on screen are Bart Mendoza, Mark DeCerbo, Robin Henkel and Gregory Page. 

Saturday, April 2, 2016

San Diego Film Awards April 3 at the Music Box

Bart Mendoza will be a guest presenter at the 2016 San Diego Film Awards on April 3. The show will also be broadcast this year on Channel 4 San Diego on April 23, 2016 at 6PM.