Tag Archive: blues rock

SIX STRINGS AND SWINGING – A CONCERT FOR KID RAMOS

Kid Ramos

For the last couple of months, fans, friends and musicians have been coming out in droves to support blues-rock guitarist Kid Ramos, who has recently been diagnosed with cancer. And now it’s San Diego’s turn to show its support. Tuesday, December 4, the “Six Strings and Swinging” concert will be held at Humphrey’s Lounge, with all proceeds going to help offset medical costs.

LOCAL BREWS, LOCAL GROOVES

Local Brews, Local Grooves

Two stages and fourteen bands in a 20 minute set rotation–it was kind of like rock and roll speed dating Friday night at the Listen Local SD event at the House of Blues. If you weren’t into the featured band’s sound, you only had to hold out a little while longer to be presented with a new flavor. With KPRi’s Cathryn Beeks keeping the night’s tight schedule on track through PA shout outs of band introductions and changes, the crowd was corralled like a joyous herd of cattle from room to room and band to band.

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS AT BELLY UP?

belly

KPBS, in conjunction with The Belly Up, will kick off the new year with a music-centered program filmed at the famed club in Solana Beach. One of San Diego’s hottest bands, the three piece blues/rock outfit The Grass Heat was tabbed to film the first episode last week. Being described as “Austin City Limits meets Soul Train” by the Belly Up’s Meryl Klemow, the show will be part one of a series of four to five shows being aired on KPBS.

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