Friday, December 29, 2017

Manual Scan Set List December 28 2017

Here's the set list for Manual Scan's show at the Casbah on December 28, 2017:

I Can’t Don’t Want To Faster
Nothing Can Be Everything
American Way
Shape of Things To Come
New Difference
For Those
And We Still Feel The Same
Jungle Beat
Nothing You Can Do
Like Wow Wipeout
She Said It’s Late
She May Call You Up Tonight
She’s So Fine
Innocence Becomes You
_____ Ain’t Got You / I Can Only Give You Everything / Come See Me

Thursday, December 28, 2017

R.I.P. 2017 San Diego / The San Diego Reader

Bart Mendoza has a feature in the Blurt Music News section of the San Diego Reader for December 27, 2017. The article R.I.P. 2017 details all the San Diego musicians who passed away over the past year.

"The grim reaper took its toll on the music world in a major way this year and San Diego was no exception. Here’s a look back at those we lost in 2017..."

Monday, December 25, 2017

Win Tickets to The Dinettes / Manual Scan show at the Casbah 12/28

Website is offering the chance to win a pair of tickets to this Thursdays' Dinettes / Manual Scan / Alvino & The Dwells concert at the Casbah. Enter here: 

Exile set list 12/24

The annual Exile on Kettner Christmas Eve show featured 38 songs in an all night singalong. A house band, which included T-Bone Larson, Joey Guevara, George Vidurri and Andrew McKeag, backed numerous singers, including Bart Mendoza, who sang:

It's All Over Now
The Last Time

with other vocalists including TJ Joseph (Buckfast Superbee), Pat Beers (Schizophonics), Ariel Levine, Patrick Dennis (Truckee Brothers) and Carissa Schroeder. The original lineup of Manual Scan was well represented, though they weren't onstage at the same time. In addition to Bart, drummer Paul Brewin was one of two percussionist / drummers in the house band, Kevin Ring sang back ups and played percussion with the house band, as well as singing lead on: Live With Me and Monkey Man, while David Fleminger played keyboards backing Ron Silva (The Gargoyles, The Crawdaddys) on the songs: Heart of Stone, Ride on Baby and Round & Round.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

The Dinettes / Manual Scan / Alvino & The Dwells

The San Diego Union Tribune has a nice write up by George Varga on The Dinettes Appearance at the Casbah on December 28 -  with Manual Scan plus Alvino & The Dwells (in the Atari Lounge)

Exile on Kettner 12/24/17

Bart Mendoza will be a guest vocalist at the annual Exile on Kettner Christmas Eve show at The Casbah in San Diego, alongside Ariel Levine, Ron Silva, Kevin Ring and many more. It's a free show. 21 and up.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

True Stories Set List - 12/15/17 at the Manhattan

True Stories performed at the Manhattan in Chula Vista on December 15, 2017, on a bill that included Mittens and The Gargoyles, the latter featuring Ron Silva (The Crawdaddys), Erich Bacher (The Tell Tale Hearts) and Chris Davies (The Penetrators) - Here's what True Stories played:

1)      Can’t Don’t Want To Faster
2)      Hearts On Sleeve
3)      Clouds All Day
4)      Bleeding
5)      Who Will Play Us In The Movie?
6)      You Still Take My Breath Away
7)      In Your Arms
8)      I Woke Up In Love This Morning (Partridge Family cover)
9)      Can’t Seem To Make You Mine
10)   You’re Going To Miss Me
11)   Ever Fallen In Love (Buzzcocks cover)
12)   Better Days
13)   Comet’s Tomorrow

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Dinettes, Manual Scan, Alvino & The Dwells - December 28 at the Casbah

Tickets are on sale now for 
The Dinettes, Manual Scan & Alvino and The Dwells 
at the Casbah on December 28:

OB Farmers Market - Alicia Previn, Bart Mendoza, Lee Smith

The Ocean Beach Farmers Market held it's annual Holiday Food & Toy Drive on December 13 - amongst the talent on hand were Michael Head and Kris Wott of the Country Rockin' Rebels, Dave Gilbert, blues band Chicken Bone Slim and the trio of Alicia Previn, Bart Mendoza and Lee Smith who performed a four song set:

Blood & Roses
In Your Arms
I've Just Seen A Face
With A Little Help From My Friends

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

True Stories Unplugged 12/04/17 The Casbah

On December 4, True Stories opened for Jake Clemons of the E Street Band at the Casbah- Bart and David played an acoustic set - Here's what was performed:

In Your Arms
Clouds All Day
Better Days
All Sorts
You Still Take My Breath Away 
Eleanor Rigby
The Shape of Things To Come
Innocence Becomes You
Where Have All The Good Times Gone