Your Guide To This Week’s North County Concerts

This weekend, North County is pulling out all the stops just for you. Interested in a showcase of local bands? Want to see a live rock ‘n roll horror show? Choices, choices, choices.

The Rock & Roll Horror: A Picture Show – 4/14

Thunderbird Analog Recording Studio


Join local band Taken By Canadians for a unique, once-in-a-lifetime viewing event at Thunderbird Analog Recording Studio. The group will be recording live while pulp horror films are projected over the musicians’ bodies. To sweeten the deal further, Taken By Canadian’s namesake beer will be on tap all night.

A devilishly good time is guaranteed for all—Ben Powell (winner of Telluride Brews & Blues’ blues contest) and DJ Lexicon Devil will also perform.

Ristband – 4/14

Mr. Peabody’s


With three CD releases under its belt and a strong collection of covers in its arsenal, Ristband is ready to play for you.

Spanning all eras of rock, Ristband is certain to play a few of everyone’s favorites.

Blue Vinyl – 4/14

Aztec Brewing Company


Mix together rock, blues, pop, soul and R&B—you’ll have something that sounds close to Blue Vinyl. But there’s no substitute for this eclectic group straight out of North County.

Juanita Davis and Maya Brewer’s powerful vocals make Blue Vinyl a special treat that the whole family can enjoy.

Nathan James – 4/15

Aztec Brewing Company


Nathan James is the definition of DIY music: right down to his instruments. His handcrafted washboard guitar is his liaison to the world of blues and American roots music.

Let him take you on a musical journey. Stop 1: Aztec Brewing Company.

In Your Neighborhood Block Party – 4/15

The Pour House


Louis Niles II is hosting a free block party featuring local artists—and you’re invited.

Bands slated to play include:

In The Pour House’s parking lot, records will be sold and other vendors will be peddling their wares. Of course, Pour House is catering food and drinks.

This all-ages event is not one to be missed.