The Daily Aztec

‘Rock of Ages’ comes to San Diego

by Allie Daugherty

March 21, 2012

The ‘80s are coming back to San Diego next week as the musical “Rock of Ages” makes an appearance at the Civic Theatre. Described as “a good time where big hair meets big dreams,” the Tony-nominated musical tells the story of...

‘Shamrockapella’ at Smith Recital

by Samantha Hirsch

March 21, 2012

What happens when an all-male a cappella group is mixed with preposterous amounts of testosterone? Preposterone, of course. Preposterone is San Diego State’s first and only all-male a cappella group and will be hosting an a...

Salvage Co will folk The Griffin

by Courtney Rogin

March 21, 2012

Springtime in San Diego is perfect with some folky harmonics circa 1974. That is exactly what The Griffin has in store this Saturday night — Truth & Salvage Co. will be gracing America’s Finest City this week with a rare appearance. The band, which was previou...

Obama movie documents term

by John Anderson

March 14, 2012

Aztecs for Obama is screening “The Road We’ve Traveled,” a quasi-documentarian promotional video about the presidency of Barack Obama at 6 p.m. today in Nasatir Hall Room 100. In the video, Tom Hanks narrates viewers...

Grimes delves into future

February 23, 2012

North Park home to spoken word

by Edward Henderson

February 16, 2012

It’s only 8:30 p.m. and the line outside Eveoke Dance Theatre in North Park has already begun to wrap around the building. Doors don’t open for another half hour, yet the diverse crowd continues to grow. Love for spoken-word...

Music and Dance celebrates its 75th year

by Samantha Hirsch

February 5, 2012

Although the San Diego Normal School was founded as a training facility for elementary school teachers, one of the first seven faculty members hired was a music instructor. Forty years later in 1937, San Diego State’s School of Music ...

Sasquatch lineup revealed for May

by John Anderson

February 5, 2012

For those unable to attend the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this year, fear not — there are other festivals within reach. Granted, reaching the other events demands a bit of a road trip — or, in the case of South By Southwe...

MuteMath at 4th & B to be a raucous affair

by Courtney Rogin

February 2, 2012

MuteMath’s lead vocalist Paul Meany, drummer Darren King and bassist Roy Mitchell-Cardenas are on tour this year to prove to crowds across the U.S. that rock, as they create it, isn’t dead. Within the first 10 seconds of the title and opening track ...

Coachella 2012 lineup frustrates

by Conner Cox

January 25, 2012

Every January, music enthusiasts gather around their computers, waiting for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival to announce the year’s lineup. Unfortunately, this year’s announcement disappointed many festivalgoers who bough...