Alex Matthews

RSO: Richie Sambora and Orianthi @ NAMM -01/19/2017

RSO: Richie Sambora and Orianthi @ NAMM -01/19/2017

Kicking off the outdoor night time music on the Grand Plaza Stage Thursday night, January 19 at the 2017 NAMM convention was rock duo RSO: Richie Sambora and Orianthi Panagaris. Each a respected guitarist in their own right, Sambora and Orianthi displayed a captivating stage presence, marking the duo’s first NAMM performance together. Each artist […]

 Alex Matthews

The 2017 NAMM Show Review Part 1

The 2017 NAMM Show Review Part 1

Photos by Alex Matthews and Chris Loomis The 2017 NAMM Show produced by the National Association of Music Merchants was held again this year at the Anaheim Convention Center from January 19th-22nd. This year’s show was another massive gathering of all things musical instrument related and featured thousands of new products and innovative designs from all […]

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Festival Supreme @ The Shrine Auditorium – 10/29/2016

Festival Supreme @ The Shrine Auditorium – 10/29/2016

Festival Supreme, the 4th annual comedy and music festival curated by Jack Black and Kyle Gass of Tenacious D was held again this year at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on Saturday October 29th. Featuring a diverse array of comedians and musicians, this year’s theme The Final Frontier, brought out a ton of enthusiastic fans sporting a wide […]

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Gary Clark Jr. @ House of Blues San Diego – 03/11/2016

Gary Clark Jr. @ House of Blues San Diego – 03/11/2016

Blues guitar master Gary Clark Jr. brought his “The Story of Sonny Boy Slim Tour” to the San Diego House of Blues on Friday March 11th. This Grammy award winning artist drew a sold out crowd to the downtown San Diego venue and left everyone in attendance in awe of his amazing skills at coaxing soulful […]

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The 2016 NAMM Show Review Part 1

The 2016 NAMM Show Review Part 1

Photos By Chris Loomis and Alex Matthews Thursday January 21st marked the first official day of The NAMM Show 2016, produced by the National Association of Music Merchants, this large music industry trade convention is the place to see all of the fantastic new music related products being released over the coming year. The convention […]

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Festival Supreme @ Shrine Expo Hall – 10/10/2015

Festival Supreme @ Shrine Expo Hall – 10/10/2015

Festival Supreme 2015, Tenacious D’s 3rd annual marriage of rock and comedy, took place on Saturday October 10th at the Shrine Expo Hall in Downtown LA. The festival, born from the minds of the brilliant comedic rock duo, is an eclectic mix of comedians and bands with a unique edge. A fun Las Vegas theme […]

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P.O.D. @ Petco Park – 06/12/2015

P.O.D. @ Petco Park – 06/12/2015

San Diego natives P.O.D. (Payable on Death) performed a surprise show at Petco Park on Friday June 12th as part of the San Diego Padres “Party in The Park” concert series. Scheduled before Friday home games the series brings a diverse array of food, drinks, and musical talent for Padres fans to enjoy. P.O.D. who is releasing […]

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Train @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre – 05/23/2015

Train @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre – 05/23/2015

San Francisco based rockers Train brought their “Picasso At The Wheel” Summer Tour to Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, CA on Saturday May 23rd. Opening acts included folk rocker Matt Nathanson and fellow alt-rockers The Fray. The evening was truly a mix of demographics as kids and parents of all ages were seen streaming […]