Category archives for: Music

The Barefoot Movement to perform in Del Mar

The Barefoot Movement

On Sunday, Oct. 13, the Del Mar Foundation’s Cultural Arts Committee will present a special “Bluegrass & Beyond” performance. The Barefoot Movement’s first-ever San Diego performance will take place at the Del Mar Powerhouse.

Fanfaire Foundation Musicians to perform at Carmel Valley Library

FanFaire 2013

This special program of “Kids Playing for Kids” sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be presented at 1 p.m. in the library’s community on Sept. 28. It is the first in a Fanfaire-Foundation series that will celebrate the program’s second anniversary.

Carmel Valley Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary to hold concert benefit

Mat Kearney

The Carmel Valley Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary is bringing back its popular concert event“Sounds of Hope for Children” on Saturday, Oct. 12.

‘Music of Our Neighbors’ to be performed at Carmel Valley Library

Connie Lawthers

September’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. in its community room.

Ziggy Marley back to perform at the Del Mar Racetrack Aug. 31

For Ziggy Marley, a life of love and reggae

Solana Beach singer/songwriter traverses ‘Rivers and Roads’ with new EP

Motsenbocker, 27, a native of Washington state who lives in Solana Beach, has been pursuing music for his entire life thanks to a variety of influences.

Youth Care Club members to host Talent Show in Carmel Valley

The Talent Show will be held Sept. 1.

YCC currently has more than 200 members from 12 local high schools and middle schools in San Diego. The Youth Care Club (YCC) of American Chinese Cultural & Educational Foundation will host its annual Talent Show featuring music and dance performances at Harvest Evangelical Church in Carmel Valley at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 1.

Pianist Andrew Vu to perform at the Carmel Valley Library

Andrew Vu

A special free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 1 p.m. in its community room. It will feature pianist Andrew Vu playing music by J S Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, and Liszt. The program will last 45 minutes.

Carmel Valley teen’s benefit concert in Solana Beach to raise money to build a home for a needy family

Kirsten Chaplin

In coordination with Casas de Luz, the 15-year-old is organizing a benefit concert on Aug. 24 to raise $4,500 to build a home for a family in Tijuana. Funds raised at the concert will benefit Casas de Luz, a nonprofit social action project based out of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito in Solana Beach.

St. Nicholas Choristers in Del Mar seeks new voices

The St. Nicholas Chorister program, part of the music program at Del Mar’s St Peter’s Episcopal Church, will begin its new season this Sept. 4. Since many local schools have cut or drastically reduced their existing music programs, the Chorister program is perfect for those who would like solid music instruction and to develop lifelong music and leadership skills.



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