Thursday, March 30, 2017

Kinks Undercover songs

Bart Mendoza sang two songs at the Kinks Undercover night held at the Office in North Park / San Diego on March 29.

1) I Need You
2) When Work Is Over

Also singing at the show were Birdy Bardot, Ariel Levine, Gary Shuffler, Adam Gimbel, Richard Larson, Sam Martinez of the Bassics and more.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

True Stories - Beatles Fair Ringo Tribute Set List

True Stories played a special set at Beatles Fair 2017, celebrating the music of Ringo Starr. it was a fun filled day with sets from headliner Billy J Kramer (with drummer Liberty DeVitto), The Baja Bugs, Plastic Soul, The Phoenix Band, Barry Sutton and many more:

True Stories: Nico Peters, Bart Mendoza, David Fleminger, Danny Cress, Martin Martinarena, Normandie Wilson, Symea Solomon

1) Step Inside Love (vocals Symea Solomon)
2) Back Off Boogaloo
3) Honey Don't
4) Don't Pass Me By
5) Yellow Submarine
6) What Goes On
7) Octopuses Garden
8) Snookeroo
9) You're 16
10) I Call Your Name
11) Golden Blunders
12) Photograph
13) Act Naturally 
14) With A Little Help From My Friends

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Staring at the Sun XII is here! 44 artists including True Stories

"It's here! Staring at the Sun XII - Get your FREE copy at the FREE CD Release show at the Casbah on Sunday March 26 - The album features 44 artists, including Tolan Shaw, The Bassics, Wayne Riker, Manual Scan, Alvino & The Dwells, Greg Douglass, Brogue Wave, The Cardiac Kidz, Briahnna, Kimm Rogers, Skyler Lutes, Michael Inzunza, Pony Death Ride, Surly Bonds, Diana Death, Peter Hall, Sometimes Julie, Gabriela & La Buena Onda, Dark Globe, Josie Day, Skid Roper, Gemini Junction and many more!"

In San Diego copies will be available while supplies last from March 29 at Rock 'n Roll San Diego (Music Rehearsal Rooms & Studio), Vespa Motorsport and The Queen Bee Cultural Center

Friday, March 17, 2017

Kinks Tribute March 29 at The Office!

The Office in North Park / San Diego is hosting a LIVE tribute to the Kinks as part of their monthly Under Cover series. Bart Mendoza will sing two songs including a song from 1965 and one for the "Soap Opera" album.

"With Daniel Crawford, Jeffrey Lee Hawthorne, Timothy Joseph, Richard Larson, Mike Turi
Gary Shuffler, Justin Rodriguez, Dani Bell, Greg Vaughan, Emily Reilly, Heather Nation,
Bart Mendoza & more..."

The Eddies cover Manual Scan's "Jungle Beat"

Los Angeles trio, The Eddies covered Manual Scan's song "Jungle Beat" on their 2007 album, Twice Around the World - they later release an updated version on a CD single. Thats legendary producer Earle Mankey on drums!

Bart Mendoza 91X Radio - Loudspeaker March 19

Listen to 91X-FM Radio's "Loudspeaker" program on March 19 - sometime between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm, Bart Mendoza will be interviewed by Louis Niles about Beatles Fair and 
Staring at the Sun XII 

SDMA Acoustic Showcase March 17

Bart Mendoza will perform a short acoustic set as part of the annual San Diego Music Awards Acoustic Showcase, taking place at Grassroots Oasis on March 17. It's an incredible bill with Jeff berkley, steph johnson, Kimm Rogers, Lady Rogo, Eve Selis and many more! Bart will be joined by Mark DeCerbo of powerpop legends Four Eyes, and Spike Mike Mullenberg. Show starts at 6:45 p.m. and is all ages - funds raised go to the San Diego Music Foundation, helping bring music back to city schools.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Staring at the Sun XII track listing! With a new True Stories song!

The track listing for the latest edition of San Diego music compilation Staring at the Sun is out on March 26 - the San Diego Reader has the full listing of 44 bands, including Manual Scan, True Stories (with a new song, "Who Will Play Us In The Movie?") and the David Fleminger led surf trio, Alvino & The Dwells, as well as punk legends The Cardiac Kidz, mod combo The Bassics, troubadour Tolan Shaw, guitar icon Wayne Riker, classic rocker Greg Douglass (ex- Steve Miller / Greg Kihn Band), power poppers super Buffet, Celtic/World music favorites Brogue Wave (with Patric Petrie), inspired guitarist / tunesmith Skid Roper, singer songwriter Michael Inzunza and many more! The album is free from the artists or at a free CD release show at the Casbah on March 2

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Upcoming Dates

Here's some of the places you will find Bart Mendoza in the coming months:

03/17/17 SDMA Acoustic Showcase / Grassroots Oasis (7:20 pm)
03/17/17 Beatles Movie Night / Queen Bee
03/15/17 SDMA Girlz Rawk Radio 
03/19/17 91X Loudspeaker
03/21/17 San Diego Music Awards / House of Blues
03/25/17 True Stories + Hosting @ San Diego Beatles Fair / Queen Bee
03/26/17 Staring at the Sun XII / The Casbah

03/29/17 Kinks Tribute / The Office
03/31/17 Elements @ Riviera Supper Club

04/20/17 City College + host Spring Concert
04/30/17 Artwalk (3:30 pm)
05/26/17 Elements @ Riviera Supper Club
06/03/17 Art Around Adams Music & Arts Festival
06/18/17 San Diego County Fair

06/24/17 Ocean Beach Street Fair
07/08/17 Museum of Making Music

Beatles Movie Night March 17 with Concert!

As a preview of Beatles Fair, Queen Bee will be hosting a special Beatles Movie Night on March 17. Your admission gets you: 

An exclusive t-shirt!
The movie screening 
After party / concert with an all star group of musicians including Bart Mendoza, Hector Penalosa and many more
Free pizza from Papa Johns