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    Second Chance Beer Co. – Hazy Ales and Wagging Tails

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    https://youtu.be/6i3YASpwfgg With locations in North Park and Carmel Valley, Second Chance boasts a robust selection of beers ranging from the traditional to the adventurous, as...
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    Fall Brewing – Beers Gone Punk

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    https://youtu.be/7QxKMSfuaaY With strong ties to San Diego's North Park community, Fall Brewing brings its unique punk rock ethos and edgy art style to their crisp,...

    The 37t​h​ Annual Adams Avenue Street Fair Rocked Out!

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    80 musical performers on six stages! By Bart Mendoza The 37t​h​ Annual Adams Avenue Street took place September 29-30, with 80 musical performers on six stages...

    Manzanita Blues

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    By Bart Mendoza There are few musical genres as popular in San Diego as the blues. With numerous events and stellar players all around, it’s...

    The 37t​h​ Annual Adams Avenue Street Fair Rocked Out!

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    80 musical performers on six stages! By Bart Mendoza The 37t​h​ Annual Adams Avenue Street took place September 29-30, with 80 musical performers on six stages...

    Manzanita Blues

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    By Bart Mendoza There are few musical genres as popular in San Diego as the blues. With numerous events and stellar players all around, it’s...

    San Diego Music Hall of Fame ceremony at Newbreak Church

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    By Bart Mendoza It’s no secret that San Diego’s current music scene is thriving. That success, however, comes through the hard work of many earlier...

    KAABOO 2019

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    KAABOO 2019 is now in the history books, with the sold-out, three-day event once again delivering an incredible experience for music fans. As always,...

    LA MESA OKTOBERFEST 2019

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    LA MESA OKTOBERFEST 2019 By Sandra Castillo Even though La Mesa Oktoberfest is less than a month away, it’s not too early to start gearing up...
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    Bart Mendoza

    Bart Mendoza is a music journalist who has written for numerous local and international publications, starting with KICKS Magazine in the late 1970’s, going on to pen stories for publications such as the San Diego Union Tribune, Axcess Magazine, Shindig and many more. Mendoza has a unique vantage point on music, having worked in various aspects of the business. He has helped stage numerous festival’s and events, including “New Sounds” during the 1980’s. As a musician he toured the world in the 1980’s with Manual Scan, the 90’s with The Shambles and currently performs with True Stories. Meanwhile, for over a dozen years, he worked for Capitol Records, as well as Motown, Angel, Chrysalis and others. A tireless supporter of San Diego’s local music community, Mendoza shines a spotlight on the area’s musicians and concerts, across eras and genres.

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