Lloyd Pest Control's Local Music Buzz Artist of the Week is our beloved Michael Tiernan. Tune in to KPRi all this week to hear Michael's tune "I'm Ready" and go here to download the song for FREE courtesy of your friends at Lloyd Pest Control.
Speaking of Mr. Tiernan...The Priest, The Poet, and the Potter - Michael Tiernan’s New Acoustic Generation concert series returns to the Belly Up Tavern May 25th, 2011. Featuring the Michael Tiernan Band, Jane Lui, and Roy Ruiz Clayton, Tiernan’s New Acoustic Generation is an ongoing concert series that features the top singer/songwriter talent in San Diego. www.tiernantunes.com / www.bellyup.com for more info. 7:30 p.m. Tix $8 advance / $10 door
The Stage is undergoing renovations and will open again on Wednesday the 25th with a show featuring 6:00 Shaka Buku 7:00 Dusty and the Love notes 8:00 5 to Midnight 9:00 Scott West DON'T MISS THE GRAND REOPENING! No Cover
Speaking of new and exciting things, Listen Local will be hosting a monthly series at The Go Lounge one Friday each month. Finally, a venue in my neck of the woods! Check the calendar for openings and info, check out The Go Lounge!
Don't miss Jesse Johnson this Wednesday as he opens for Earl Thomas at Kpri's Green Flash concert series at Birch Aquarium. This is an amazing venue and the money benefits the fish. Check it out, get your tickets now!
Some of my favorite musical moments in SD happened at The Boat and Ski Club...ah, memories. The Groove Kitties are excited to announce that we've been invited back to play that magical place by the bay. Join us along with Christopher Dale, S03 and SweetTooth for an afternoon of music, food, beverages, raffles, and bake & craft sales all to raise money for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America through Team Challenge. Check out Joey's fundraising progress here: http://active.com/donate/napa11sandiego/joeymacdonald get more info about the show here, we'll see you there!
Mighty Joe Longa was recently diagnosed with cancer and starts chemo soon. Like many of us, he has no insurance, will be unable to work much and could use help from friends, fans and musical family. They're throwing a concert to raise funds featuring The Committee, Scottie Blinn, Steve Burns and more, 7-11 pm on May 30th at Humphrey's. If you can't make it you can send checks C/O: Joey Harris - Box 127 - 8697 La Mesa Blvd. Suite C - La Mesa CA 91941. More info here https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=213322845352088
The Forget Me Nots play Rock Valley House Concerts on May 21st, you should totally go. Contact Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org to make your reservations.
The San Diego Music Thing
(formerly known as the North Park Music Thing - NPMT) is now in its fourth year and is accepting submissions. This year’s event will be September 9 and 10th. The annual event is presented by the San Diego Music Foundation (www.sandiegomusicfoundation.org
), a non-profit organization founded in 1991 to make experiential music programs available to children of need in San Diego County. Musicians from Northern and Southern California and beyond are encouraged to apply to perform at the conference via Sonicbids at www.sonicbids.com/sandiegomusicthing.