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Successful Del Mar violinist returns home for local concert

Although he currently lives in New York, world-renowned violinist David Chan grew up in Del Mar. The Juilliard-trained musician is set to return to North San Diego County for a concert April 19 at the Encinitas Library.

“Del Mar was always home,” said Chan, whose parents still live in the coastal community. “It’s always good to come back.”

Soprano Maja Markovic sings Bach and Vivaldi Arias at Friends of Solana Beach Library event

Maja Markovic, lyric soprano

Soprano Maja Markovic will sing cantata and sacred music arias by Johann Sebastian Bach and Antonio Vivaldi on Tuesday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. for the Solana Beach Library “Friend’s Night Out” event in Warren Hall at the library.

Bayou Brothers to perform at Carmel Valley Library

Bayou Brothers

The Bayou Brothers started in 1995 with a shared love of Cajun and Zydeco music.

Solana Beach singer releases debut album

Anna Danes. Courtesy photo

More than a month after originally planned for release, fans of Solana Beach’s Anna Danes can now purchase her debut album.

“It’s been a year in the making, from the time we started recording to today,” said Danes on March 25, the day her album was released. A Feb. 11 release of “Longing” was originally planned. “I’m thrilled that the day is here.”

“Longing” features a dozen songs, mostly jazz covers, including “Dream a Little Dream of Me,” “Killing Me Softly” and “Something.” The album also includes two original songs written by Producer Larry B. White and his wife, Margaret White.

Bayou Brothers to perform in Carmel Valley

Bayou Brothers, Courtesy photo

April’s free family music program, sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library, will be presented on Wednesday, April 9, at 7 p.m. in the library’s community room. It will feature the Bayou Brothers in a program of Cajun and Zydeco music. The Bayou Brothers started in 1995 with a shared love of Cajun and Zydeco music by founder John Chambers, on accordion and vocals, and Ric Lee laying down Zydeco and Cajun dance grooves on the drums. The group now includes Danny Perez on bass, Jack Stephens on guitar, and Sista’ Judy on the Rubboard. Since 1995, the Bayou Brothers has been playing its music at festivals and concerts all over the southwest where they are well known for their rowdy shows and bluesy Zydeco. The program will last 45 minutes.

Sponsorship opportunities available for Summer Twilight Concert Season in Del Mar

Summer Twilight concerts are coming back!

The Del Mar Foundation’s Summer Twilight Concert series is gearing up for its 33rd season of concerts by the beach which attracted nearly 13,000 visitors last year.

2014 San Diego County Fair in Del Mar announces summer concerts

Smokey Robinson, Huey Lewis and the News and country music artists Hunter Hayes and Darius Rucker are among the headliners for the San Diego Fair’s 2013 Toyota Summer Concert Series. Part of the lineup was announced this week and tickets go on sale on Saturday, March 15. The Fair, held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, still has six days to fill, so more concerts will be announced soon.

Guitarist Patrick Berrogain to perform at Carmel Valley Library

March’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be presented on Wednesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in the library’s community room.

Carmel Valley native receives positive response after expanding into different musical genres

Kattail. Courtesy photo

When singer/songwriter Kattail, a native of the Carmel Valley who currently lives in Oregon, released her debut album last year, it was full of a certain kind of music: folk. However, as she continued to spread her musical wings, something curious happened.

Young Del Mar musician to play at Museum of Contemporary Art

Kayla Iwane's family left Japan to escape the effects of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. / Courtesy photos

Kayla Iwane will perform alongside her classmates Feb. 2 at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

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