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Lindsey Buckingham Live at The Belly Up – Concert Review


Towards the end of his show at the Belly Up Thursday night, May 3rd, Lindsey Buckingham explained how Fleetwood Mac is the “big machine” and what he is doing now is “just me – the little machine.” Though the “machine” might be smaller–just him and his multitude of guitar–the results were grandiose.

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe at The Belly Up – Concert Review

Karl Denson

The “Beasties,” played spot on by Kyle McDonald, OG, and De La from Slightly Stoopid, hit the stage with a cannon ball of energy. Dressing the part, complete with gold chains swinging, hats backwards, and the Beastie swagger in tow, the trio came out hitting the three part raps with style. Karl Denson’s tribute to the Beastie Boys was booked solid at The Belly Up for two nights in a row last week. And if the Thursday night opening show was any indication of what the crowd and the performance was like on the second night, they could have easily done a third.

What’s Up At The Belly Up?


Here’s the latest from the Belly Up on all things Belly Up. Plus a chance to win free tickets!

Revoltaire at The Belly Up – Concert Review


Revoltaire uncorked their 40 minute set Sunday night at The Belly Up with “Black Water,” the deep soul groove shaker from their self-entitled first album. With no desire to waste a moment of their opening slot’s time limit, the band came out with a big, bold, loud statement.

Rock ‘n’ Roll For New Year’s? Hell Yeah!


New Year’s Eve Rock ‘n’ Roll Shows in San Diego

Mickey Hart Live at the Belly Up – Concert Review

Mickey Hart Live

Mickey Hart brought his world renowned legacy and his world beat skills to the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach the night of December the 3rd. Perched behind an elaborate array of percussion instruments, Hart played the mad scientist throughout the night, mixing a blend of organic and electronic sounds and beats.

Jay and Silent Bob – FREE at the Belly Up!

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Yes, the guys from Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma… yeah, you know those guys. Tuesday, November 22nd, Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith will bring their stand-up act “Jay and Silent Bob Get Old” to Solana Beach. Just “like” SD Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Facebook page to enter to win. Easy as pie.

Big Head Blues Club Live at The Belly Up – Concert Review

Big Head Todd Blues Club

Todd and company were not there to crank out the numerous hits that have propelled their career. Instead, they were touring in celebration of Robert Johnson’s 100th birthday as The Big Head Blues Club featuring Charlie Musselwhite, Ruthie Foster, Hadden Sayers and Cedric Burnside.

The Belly Up’s Meryl Klemow asks us to Band Together

Band Together

Meryl Klemow of the Belly Up is passionate about music. Follow her witty Facebook posts or watch her staff pick videos and you’ll easily be sold. So, when she asked me to come down to the Belly Up last Friday to tell me about Banding Together, I knew that it was something that really meant something to her. Banding Together is a local organization that gives music therapy scholarships, instruments, and mentorship with local musicians to eligible kids with special needs like autism and Down syndrome. How could I say no to that?

Steve Poltz On Intoxicated Monkeys, Lionel Richie, Staff Infections and Being Kind Of Pretty Ok-ish

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Steve Poltz on what he likes about the Belly Up, why he is doing a sit down show, and playing with Freddie Mercury and Lionel Richie.

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