The First Wonderfront Music + Arts Festival Entertains San Diego Waterfront

Images by Johnnie Crow and Sandy Beitler
Words by Sandy Beitler

As my first experience in San Diego, I got to be part of the inaugural Wonderfront Music + Arts Festival which took place November 22-24, 2019. Wonderfront was a 3-day Music and Arts festival along the beautiful downtown San Diego waterfront. This massive festival extended from the Broadway Port Pier all the way to Hilton Bayfront Park. Now, if you’re an out-of-towner like me, …

Wonderfront Festival Gives San Diego Music Fans Festival Freedom

There’s a new festival coming to San Diego that’s unlike anything this city has ever seen and unlike any other festival of its kind. Here are just a few reasons why Wonderfront Festival is different from the rest.


Other Festivals: Talent buyers spend big bucks on a handful of headliners while leaving the rest of the lineup in the dust.

Wonderfront Festival: Our lineup is stacked from top to bottom with relevant, …

Night Demon Rocks San Diego Metal Swap Meet

Night Demon closed out the 10th annual San Diego Metal Swap Meet on Saturday evening, October 19, 2019 in the parking lot behind the Setting Sun Sake Brewing Co. brewery.

The event featured over 50 vendors selling heavy metal related merchandise, records, tapes, patches, arts, and crafts, including Hollywood’s Metal DJ Will and Metal Babe Mayhem. There was a live performance by Night Demon, music by DJ Katon of the legendary thrash metal …

The Pop Insider Gets Geeky in San Diego with Con-Inspired Parties, Cosplay, Fan Activities and More!

To celebrate the best Con of them all, the Pop Insider, a multimedia publication that lets superfans fuel their fandoms 24/7, announced a full week of fun activities and events in San DiegoJuly 17 – 21.

To kick-off the week, the Pop Insider will host its first-ever Con Kick-Off Party, which is already sold out to the public. The pop culture publication will also participate in The Her Universe Fashion Show as

Disturbed Kicks Off Evolution Tour in San Diego

The Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California was full of Disturbed Ones on January 9, 2019, as Disturbed kicked off their Evolution Tour. Their massive stage protruded out into the middle of the arena, a multi-level angled structure that resembled an Imperial Star Destroyer, providing plenty of front of the rail spots. There was a massive curved screen behind the stage, basically the biggest TV you have ever seen. The show began with a lengthy …

An Evening With Ghost at Spreckels Theatre San Diego

Images and Words by Johnnie Crow

Ghost provided an intense evening at the theater for San Diego rock fans, performing at the historic Spreckels Theatre in downtown San Diego, California on November 11, 2018. The sold-out show was a tour de force, leaving fans exhilarated, exhausted and inspired.

The Grammy-winning Swedish rock/pop band is led by creative powerhouse Tobias Forge, who has been referred to as “the Andrew Lloyd Webber of rock.” He is Ghost’s …

Of Limbo and Wolfmother Rock San Diego on the Day of the Dead

Images by Johnnie Crow

Words by Melissa Butterfly

Of Limbo and Wolfmother rocked in November at The Observatory North Park in San Diego, California on November 1, 2018. It twas the day of the dead, but there was nothing dead about this night filled with awesome live rock music. The Observatory is such a great venue, not only with its ornate decor, but also with its acoustic sound. Everything sounded amazing, despite a couple of …

91X Presents Scallywag! Craft Beer, Food & Music Festival returns to San Diego’s Waterfront Park

Images by Johnnie Crow

Words by Dave McCoy and Johnnie Crow

The 3rd annual 91X Presents Scallywag! Craft Beer, Food & Music Festival returned to San Diego’s Waterfront Park on Saturday October 20, 2018. This beautiful downtown park was transformed into an afternoon block party, where all of the neighbors offered every kind of craft beer imaginable. San Diego truly is the home of creative craft beer, and there wasn’t a bad option to be …

Echo Black Releases Video and Tour Info

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Echo Black Release Official Music Video for “Poison Apple”

US Tour Dates Announced!


September 10, 2018 – New York based Dance Rock Band Echo Black has released the official music video for their single, “Poison Apple.” Originally premiered on Dark Beauty Magazine, “Poison Apple” was directed by Carey Kight.


“Sink your teeth into something sweet, babies! We are incredibly excited to finally present our new visual experience, Poison Apple! The

Scallywag! Craft Beer, Food & Music Festival Reveals Band Times, Brewery List & Food Vendors


Craft Beer, Food & Music Festival

Reveals Band Performance Times,

 Brewery List & Food Vendors


With Music From Rancid, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones,

Hepcat, Less Than Jake, The Interrupters & Beach Goons


Festival Will Feature Craft Beer Tastings,

Along With Regional Artisan Food Vendors & Music

Saturday, October 20 at Waterfront Park in San Diego, CA


91X Presents Scallywag! Craft Beer, Food & Music Festival returns to San Diego’s Waterfront Park on …

Gin Blossoms San Diego Set Cut Short

Images by Johnnie Crow

Words by Melissa Butterfly

Gin Blossoms and Big Head Todd & the Monsters performed at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay in San Diego, California on September 12, 2018.

Gin Blossoms opened the show on the Bay with boats of all types afloat next to the Humphreys open air venue located at one of San Diego’s picturesque waterfronts on iconic Shelter Island. Some fans were in boats hoping to hear the show, …

Evanescence and Lindsey Stirling Raise Spirits in San Diego

Images by Johnnie Crow

Words by Melissa Butterfly

Evanescence featuring Amy Lee and violinist Lindsey Stirling made San Diego classy yet again when they rocked the Mattress Firm Amphitheater in Chula Vista, California on August 31, 2018.

Lindsey opened the show with sheer awe and excitement with her violin acrobatics, yes… violin acrobatics, which is her specialty craft of playing the violin combined with her sport of dancing performance art! There was an entire orchestra …