Singer-songwriter Tolan Shaw (above), who just lately moved to Nashville, returns to San Diego for a efficiency at UTC’s Palm Plaza on November 25. Shaw is a significant expertise who alongside together with his then band The New Archaic received a ‘Finest New Artist Trophy’ from the 2011 San Diego Music Awards, earlier than embarking on a solo profession which noticed him staff up with 80s rockers The Bodeans, in addition to releasing a collection of well-received albums. His newest single is “Meet You”, a heartfelt tribute to his daughter, which showcases Shaw’s mix of hooks, melody and coronary heart superbly, however wherever you select to dip into his catalog you may discover many gems. .
Tolan Shaw: Friday, November 25 at UTC Palm Plaza, 4545 La Jolla Village Drive. Noon. No cowl. acousticspottalent.com/venues/westfield-utc-palm-plaza.
On November 27, Tio Leo’s will host a celebration of life for bluesman Paul Cowie, co-founder of the King Biscuit Blues Band. Throughout their two-decade profession, from round 1966 to the late Eighties, Cowie and firm had been one of many hottest blues outfits, with a plethora of the area’s high gamers passing by way of the band. This particular will function a King Biscuit reunion, with the likes of Billy Rocca, Eric Lieberman, Jonny Viau, Roger Daschle and Jeff Moore among the many gamers anticipated to participate. Blues followers will not wish to miss this opportunity to say goodbye to an area legend.
Paul Cowie Memorial: Sunday, November 27 at Tio Leo’s, 6333 Mission Gorge Highway. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. tioleos.com.
With a signature guitar sound and 5 many years of hits behind him, it is simple to see why Carlos Santana is a superb alternative for a tribute band. Probably the greatest is San Diego’s Viva Santana, led by guitarist Arnie Vilches and vocalist Thomas Alan Connor. The band performs the total gamut of Santana’s best-known songs, from 1969’s “Evil Methods” to newer songs similar to “Easy,” all enhanced by Vilches’ large guitar work. With every present basically a reside biggest hits session, Santana followers will take pleasure in each second of this efficiency.
Viva Santana: Friday, November 25 at Humphrey’s Backstage Reside, 2241 Shelter Island Drive. 8 p.m. $12. humphreysbackstagelive.com.
Rockers, The Voices, return to Beaumont’s on November 26. Stemming from the spectacular band of highschool musicians La Jolla within the late Nineteen Seventies and early Eighties, they had been some of the in style bands on the Southland membership scene on the time, launched an album self-titled in 1989. Over time, The Voices have continued to play well-received reveals, however they have not rested on their laurels, with stable new songs, like latest single “Sometime.” The mixture of the vacation weekend and the hometown present will make this night an exceptionally good celebration.
The Voices: Saturday, November 26 at Beaumont’s Eatery, 5662 La Jolla Blvd. 9 p.m. $10. beaumontseatery.com.
On December 1, multi-Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard joins acclaimed guitarist Pablo Sáinz-Villegas for a efficiency on the Baker Baum Live performance Corridor. The theme of the night is Noche Latina, specializing in Spanish musical traditions, with a dozen picks together with compositions by Bizet, Gardel and Albeniz. Leonard is among the brightest stars on the worldwide opera scene right now, with roles starting from “Carmen” to “Marnie.” For opera lovers, this intimate present guarantees to be one of many highlights of the 12 months. The live performance features a prelude convention at 6:30 p.m.
Isabel Leonard: Thursday, Dec. 1 on the Baker Baum Live performance Corridor on the Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Heart, 7600 Fay Ave. 7:30 p.m. theconrad.org.
La Valencia continues to showcase high expertise with a efficiency by saxophonist Brian Pierini on December 1. Solo Pierini makes use of backing tracks to good impact, skillfully showcasing his improvisational and solo expertise. Instrumental variations of songs in his set may vary from Amy Winehouse and Ed Sheeran to Tom Petty, with Pierini’s lyrical enjoying completely suited to those revamped tunes. Perini’s music is a wonderful soundtrack for an early night, positive to please jazz or pop lovers.
Brian Pierini: Thursday, Dec. 1 at La Valencia, 1132 Prospect St. 6 p.m. No protection. lavalencia.com.