Alex Matthews

St. Vincent @ The Observatory North Park – 01/27/2018

St. Vincent @ The Observatory North Park – 01/27/2018

St. Vincent (the brilliant creation of guitarist Annie Clark) played a fantastic sold out show at The Observatory North Park in San Diego on Saturday January 27th. Currently out on a North American “Fear the Future” Tour, St. Vincent is supporting her latest album Masseduction, which was released in October of 2017 and is considered by […]

 Alex Matthews

Yamaha All-Stars @ NAMM Yamaha Grand Plaza Stage – 01/26/2018

Yamaha All-Stars @ NAMM Yamaha Grand Plaza Stage – 01/26/2018

On Friday night January 26th the 2018 NAMM Show was treated to an all-star performance of Yamaha musical artists on the aptly named NAMM Yamaha Grand Plaza Stage in the main courtyard of the Anaheim Convention Center. While being known for amazing private NAMM parties over the years, this was the first time that Yamaha had staged one […]

 Alex Matthews

OK GO @ NAMM Yamaha Grand Plaza Stage – 01/25/2018

OK GO @ NAMM Yamaha Grand Plaza Stage – 01/25/2018

On Thursday January 25th the 2018 NAMM Show was treated to a live performance by indie/pop rockers OK GO on the NAMM Yamaha Grand Plaza Stage. The band, featuring members Damian Kulash (vocals), Tim Nordwind (bass), Dan Konopa (percussion) and Andy Ross (guitar) flourish not only with great songwriting, but also by making unique and memorable […]

 Alex Matthews

Artists at NAMM @ Anaheim Convention Center – 01/25/2018 to 01/28/2018

Artists at NAMM @ Anaheim Convention Center – 01/25/2018 to 01/28/2018

The 2018 NAMM Show hit the Anaheim Convention Center on January 25 through January 28 with over 100,000 NAMM attendees walking through the doors over the four day event. In addition to all the instrument manufacturers, NAMM draws artists who endorse those manufacturers equipment to do signings, artists who show up to perform demos and […]

 Alex Matthews

The NAMM Show @ Anaheim Convention Center – 01/25/2018 to 01/28/2018

The NAMM Show @ Anaheim Convention Center – 01/25/2018 to 01/28/2018

The 2018 NAMM Show produced by the National Association of Music Merchants was held at the Anaheim Convention Center from January 25th-28th. An international convention of all things music, the show brings together thousands of music instrument retailers and over 100,000 attendees with booths, demos and classes designed to cover all aspects of the music […]

 Alex Matthews

Buckethead @ The Music Box – 12/15/2017

Buckethead @ The Music Box – 12/15/2017

The mysterious masked musician known as Buckethead brought his most recent live tour to The Music Box in San Diego on Friday December 15th. Thankfully joined by other musicians on this trek, Buckethead has for the past several years relied on backing tracks for his solo guitar concerts. This time around the addition of talented musicians […]

 Alex Matthews

Green Day @ Valley View Casino Center – 04/08/2017

Green Day @ Valley View Casino Center – 04/08/2017

Green Day played the last date of its US Revolution Radio Tour at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego on Saturday April 8th.  The band seemed thrilled to be back in California at the end of this portion of their touring cycle and the huge sold out San Diego crowd was thrilled to see […]

 Alex Matthews

Bad Religion @ House of Blues San Diego – 03/18/2017

Bad Religion @ House of Blues San Diego – 03/18/2017

LA based punk rock legends Bad Religion played their very first live show of 2017 on March 18th at House of Blues San Diego. Starting as a group of teenagers in the early eighties, this talented band has managed to churn out their own progressive brand of punk for over thirty years, and they have […]