Tuesday, May 31, 2016     Volume: 30, Issue: 44

Weekly Poll
What's your strategy for finding a parking space in Downtown SLO?

Patience, patience, and if all else fails, the parking garage.
I know all the great spots, but I ain't telling.
Nowadays I usually shop elsewhere, and only go into the thick of it if I really, really need to.
I just steal the spots that say RESERVED, because, like, I'm going to be super quick so those rules don't apply to me, right?

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David Courtenay

David Courtenay is a native of San Luis and Santa Barbara whose upbeat soul, rock & pop music is inspired by artists such as Ben Harper, Michael Franti and Jack Johnson. His music carries a universal message of love, Self-empowerment and “being the change we wish to see in the world.” Since the age of seven, he has musically expressed his life’s experiences as a surfer, sailor, Yogi and lover of Nature. With a guitar-playing preacher-m...




Jake Aldridge

Young musical artist, 28 year old Jake Aldridge, has just announced the release of his first collaboration with girlfriend and upcoming vocalist, Kelly Brooks. Fittingly, the new single, In the Clouds is due for release on 14th February 2016 and will be available to download as a free download via Vacation Records. Aldridge, who is from Suffolk in the UK, has been busy building his credentials. His music video for previous single, Give You The...


Occasional Mustache

Occasional Mustache is based in the 5-Cities area and features an original “Hippy Tonk” sound, a unique blend of Americana, Alt-Country Rock, and a laid back surf-rock vibe. Established in 2011 by singer/songwriters Chad Schmid and Kurt Lindgren, longtime friends and musicians who previously formed the surf-country outfit The Wadsworth Bluff Rats in Pismo Beach, Ca in 2006. The group was renamed Occasional Mustache in 2012, the same year ...


John Alan Connerley

Singer/songwriter John Alan Connerley performs throughout Central California as a solo artist and with his all-star band -- Big Arroyo -- melodically threading elements of country, western, rock, bossa nova and blue-eyed jazz into every show.



Raised in a small village among the many farms, forests, and mountains of the Willamette Valley in Oregon, Brian was inspired by his older brother to begin playing guitar at the age of fourteen and start recording one year later. Since then, he has written and recorded over 500 songs and performed over 500 concerts all over the world. In 2012, he split the country to wander for a bit and after three years on roads abroad, he moved back to his for...


Dj Eli B

Dj Eli B is an Indie Christian Rap Artist from Rocky Mount, NC that creates/produces/records her own beats and music in addition to writes her own lyrics. She has been performing since 2012 and has just recently released her first music video Check It: https://youtu.be/lWGadVin8Jc. Herself along with KJ the Artist and T. Whit created Wohfoe Productions which handles everything from social media websites to music video production and photography. ...

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Singer/ songwriter from Mullins, SC. I've been singing since the age of 5 and writing for more than 10 years.


Mark Schuler

Mark Schuler is a singer/songwriter/producer currently living and recording in Cambria,CA. He was formerly the lead singer and bassist for the popular OC power-pop band "Weedpuller" in the late 90's and early 2000's. His songs now are based on rootsy,acoustic guitar grooves at the core, with solid,flowing bass lines, catchy melodies and support from great harmonies. Lyrically, he can make you laugh and cry, but most of all he will make you thin...


Jeremy Gentile

Jaiz is a hip hop/rap artist who puts his life into his music. Making music is his first love, passion, voice, heart, and soul. The artistic focus is on depth, meaning, versatility, creativity, raw passion, emotion, personal life experiences, story writing, and conscious efforts of addressing real life issues affecting people every day.


Emily Zisman

Emily Zisman is a folk-Americana singer-songwriter born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area. As a writer, she takes her cues from artists like Dar Williams, Joni Mitchell, and Ani DiFranco. She sings of our vulnerabilities and fears, love and fight, crafting her lyrics into song with her soulfully-folk voice evocative of Emmylou Harris. “Songwriting helps me buttress my strength through the practice. I can only hope that my songs will rea...


Spoonfed Lightning

Central Coast Roots-Rock, Funk 'n Blues band, Spoonfed Lightning, performs original blues, funk, and southern-soaked, American roots music for audiences throughout California's Central Coast. Whether performing up-tempo blues-rock, traditional blues, New Orleans inspired funk, instrumentals, or a soulful ballad, Spoonfed Lightning delivers a sound and performance that will engage your soul, and more than likely -- move your feet. The band has...


Booty Shakers

The Booty Shakers are a power trio laying down the tasty sounds to shake your booty. The Booty Shakers are Scott Grocott on guitar and lead vocals. Jim Moran on drums and backing vocal. And Bob Erwin on bass, keyboards and backing vocals.


Kevin Robertson

Bassist, multi-instrumentalist playing Funky Indie Neo Groovy Alterative Punk Bluesy Rock Metal Techno Fusion Pop. New CD (downloadable) is now available on CDBaby. It's an eclectic mix of instrumental tunes I created over the years. Please check it out. http://cdbaby.com/cd/kevinrobertson4


Avenue DeJaVu

Avenue DejaVu was formed in 2013 by keyboardist arranger Len Hardt and singer saxophonist Brad Hackleman, both Central Coast residents. The group specializes in classic hits of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, spotlighting music of classic artists such as Fleetwood Mac, the Eagles, America, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, the Doors, just to name a few, along with a few select female contemporary artists such as Adele, Norah Jones, Sheryl Crow and...


Avenue DeJaVu

Avenue DejaVu was formed in 2013 by keyboardist arranger Len Hardt and singer saxophonist Brad Hackleman, both Central Coast residents. The group specializes in classic hits of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, spotlighting music of classic artists such as Fleetwood Mac, the Eagles, America, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, the Doors, just to name a few, along with a few select female con...


Kenny Taylor Band

Kenny Taylor, of the Kenny Taylor Band, is a singer/songwriter based out of California's central coast. Born and raised in Minnesota, Kenny was inspired by music from John Lennon, Dave Matthews, and Ben Gibbard. In college, he taught himself how to play on a borrowed, nylon string guitar and started to put pen to paper. Shortly, Kenny found himself with a few notebooks full of scribbles and a sound that is a blend of Pop/Americana. After ...


Truth About Seafood

Truth About Seafood is a longtime favorite of the Central Coast. The band’s blend of acoustic and rock music attracts a wide range of fans making it a perfect fit for outdoor events, night clubs and community gatherings. Truth About Seafood is influenced by a variety of groups including the Beatles, Tom Petty, the Foo Fighters, the Police, and Bruce Springsteen. In the past few years, TAS has played a number of concert events including Concerts...


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Zongo All-Stars

Voted 2013 New Times Readers Poll Best Local Band, Zongo All-Stars bring the fun for everyone! They're a 7 piece Afro-Caribbean powerhouse complete with horns, flutes, steel drum, and an unstoppable rhythm section. Universally appealing to young and old, Zongo has become a staple in the Central Coast music scene. Get out to a show & see for yourself!

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