ListenSD: Music that Defined Summer 2014

Summer means a lot of things to a lot of people, but for music lovers, it becomes a special season, where long-lit days blend into warm nights, where new music and old favorites intertwined are blasted through headphones alongside summertime activites, and where we finally have the space and time to sit, listen, and reflect.

Hotel Thrillist

We’re beyond stoked that the awesome people at Thrillist are taking over for a memorable Hotel Thrillist weekend! Prepare for a legendary weekend of food, drinks, and surprises! Get all of the epic details

Hidden Images on Album Covers

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Have you seen Mental Floss’ rad round-up of “10 Hidden Images on Album Covers“? It’s an awesome list that includes everything from The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ album to  Black Lips’ ‘200 Million Thousand.’ Check out the list and let us know what your favorite one

ListenSD Review: The Young Wild at the Irenic

By: Samantha Shaffer of ListenSD The Young Wild held a record release show to celebrate the release of their debut EP, For Now Not Forever at the Irenic last Thursday. Formally known as Family Wagon, The Young Wild stripped their old identity and stepped on stage with their new name and new songs oozing with

Nobu’s 20th Anniversary Omakase Dinner

Can you believe Nobu is turning 20?! To celebrate they’re having a special one-night only Omakase dinner on September 17. The impressive evening will commemorate the last 20 years in 20 delicious bites – 5 courses of 4 bites each. Make your reservations here and read more about the exciting celebration on

Maryjane’s Underground Sept. 11

If there are two things everyone loves it’s music and booze. That combo is even better when it’s FREE! Enjoy both of those things on Thursday night at another rad edition of Maryjane’s Underground featuring legendary Javier Escovedo and The Fink Bombs! RSVP for the hosted bar provided by 619 Vodka from 8pm-9pm

San Diego is for Foodies

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Have you seen Huffington Post’s roundup of “The 11 Greatest Foodie Cities in America“? Of course, San Diego made the list! Carne asada fries, California burritos, and fish tacos were the top dishes that made San Diego stand out. San Diego is full of amazing restaurants and there are always a ton of exciting places opening

ListenSD: Top 5 Picks from Idyll Wild

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Have you bought your tickets to see Idyll Wild  at at U-31 on Thursday night? ListenSD recently caught up with the band to find our what their Top 5 songs are at the moment – check them out below! 1. “Fame” – David Bowie This is real party music. Real funky. Pitch shifted John Lennon

Chart-Topping Events: Labor Day Weekend

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Who else is excited for Labor Day weekend?! Not only are we excited for a an extra day off from work, but we have SO many awesome events going on. If you’re looking for a fun three-day weekend we’ve got you covered. Book a rockin’ room and enjoy some (or all!) of these events! Friday, August

In the Valley Below’s Debut Album is Out!

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Have you listened to In the Valley Below’s debut album The Belt yet? It was just released yesterday and we’re super stoked about this because they’ll be performing at Third Thursdays next month! Get it here. [Image