House of Blues | 1055 5th Avenue | San Diego, CA 92101 | 619.299.BLUE | venue website

G. Love & Special Sauce

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G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE w/ John Fullbright
Thursday - 2/28/2013
8:00 PM | 21 & Up | $25- $35
Like a classic novel it all starts at a chance meeting one rainy, fall night in Boston, when fellow torchbearers of new roots Americana, Seth and Scott Avett of The Avett Brothers invite Garret Dutton aka G. Love onto their tour bus after a gig to share their love of back road blues. This mutual affinity leads to G. Love sharing the stage with The Avett Brothers at a summer [more...]

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Marlon Asher

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MARLON ASHER & The Farmers w/ Fortunate Youth, Rian Basilio and the Roosters, Stranger, The Simpkin Project, Tribe of Kings Soundsystem
Friday - 3/15/2013
8:00 PM | 21 & Up | $17.50 - $32.50
Marlon Asher, a native Trinidadian is the first reggae singer out of Trinidad & Tobago who is now one of the most sought out artists in the country. The name "Asher" was derived from the 12 tribes of Israel and "Asher" is the tribe which represents December and the spirit of Christ. His musical style is that of a conscious reggae artist and he cites Bob Marley, Dennis Brown [more...]

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Toots and the Maytals

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TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS
Wednesday - 3/27/2013
8:00 PM | 21 & Up | $30 - $50
Toots and the Maytals, originally called simply The Maytals, are considered legends of ska and reggae music. Their sound is a unique, original combination of gospel, ska, soul, reggae and rock. Frederick "Toots" Hibbert, the leader of the group, was born in May Pen in the Parish of Clarendon, Jamaica. He was the youngest of seven children. He grew up singing gospel music in [more...]

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The Expendables

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THE EXPENDABLES w/ Oceanside Sound System
Friday - 4/12/2013
7:00 PM | All Ages | $18 - $32.50
While touring and supporting their album, Gettin' Filthy, The Expendables would share the stage with Slightly Stoopid and catch the attention of founders and front men Kyle McDonald and Miles Doughty. In 2007 Slightly Stoopid formed their own independent label, Stoopid Records, and signed The Expendables for the label's first non-Stoopid release, which was The Expendables self-titled. [more...]

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SOJA

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SOJA - 2 Nights!
Wednesday - 4/24/2013 w/ Los Rakas
7:00 PM | 21 & Up | $20 - $32.50

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Thursday - 4/25/2013 w/ Rootz Underground, Los Rakas
7:00 PM | 21 & Up | $20 - $32.50

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Mention folk music to the average listener and the list of usual suspects come to mind: Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Woodie Guthrie, etc. Talk to SOJA lead singer/guitarist Jacob Hemphill, however, and you'll walk away with a different perspective. "To me, Rage Against The Machine, Wu -Tang Clan, Sade, Johnny Cash, Bob Marley - they're all folk artists," he says. "There's no [more...]
House of Blues | 1055 5th Avenue | San Diego, CA 92101 | 619.299.BLUE | venue website