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August 26, 2012: Sue Palmer & Her Motel Swing Orchestra Boogie Woogie At La Jolla Cove Again!

Sue Palmer & Her Motel Swing Orchestra, 8/26/2012 Photo by Edward A. Sanchez,

It was great to have Sue Palmer and her orchestra back! The dance floor seldom had a chance to cool as swing and boogie woogie had our audience dancing the afternoon away on an idyllic August day at beautiful La Jolla Cove. Playing tunes from their latest

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August 19, 2012: Rockola returns to La Jolla Concerts By the Sea for another GREAT show!

Rockola, 8-19-2012 Photo by Edward A. Sanchez,, Photo by Edward A. Sanchez

They’ve won no less than eight San Diego Music awards and after seeing them again, I was reminded just why. Rockola is great entertainment. Their set lists are stuffed full of iconic, feel good, “get up and dance” tunes like Twist & Shout, Sweet Home Alabama, Mustang

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August 12, 2012: Benny Hollman’s Big Band Explosion was back for another great performance!

Benny Hollman's "Big Band Explosion," 8-12-2012 Photos by Edward A. Sanchez,

Benny Hollman and his award-winning band, “Big Band Explosion” brought us another great afternoon of music at La Jolla Cove Sunday. This time, swing was in the air as the band played one after another great musical standards to an appreciative audience. His band is a virtual

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August 5, 2012: Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash bring “Country to the Cove!”

Pedal Steel Guitar, Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash, Photo by Edward A. Sanchez

I hope you had your yee-hah on standby this afternoon. La Jolla hometown boy Mark Stuart brought his band Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash (what a great name…even the great man in black, Johnny himself gave it his blessing) to Ellen Browning Scripps Park for a rippin’

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La Jolla Concerts passes 500 “LIKES” on Facebook!

Hey, your humble webmaster here. I just noticed that we’re up to 506 “Likes” of our website. Thanks to all of you who helped us get there. I guess we must’ve hit it yesterday, ’cause we were still just under it on Sunday. If you get a

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July 29, 2012: Theo & Zydeco Patrol bring a spicy taste of Louisiana to La Jolla Cove!

Accordion player & band leader Theo Bellow & Drummer Pat Kingland, Theo & Zydeco Patrol, Photo by Edward A. Sanchez

Thanks to today’s concert sponsor Cymer, Inc., Theo & Zydeco Patrol hit the stage at La Jolla Cove today. The band features the diatonic “Cajun-style” button accordion, keyboard accordion, washboard and vocals in the original Cajun French of Southwest Louisiana. An enthusiastic crowd showed up to enjoy an

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July 22, 2012 Concert:
Bill Magee Blues Band &
we celebrate MC Ron Jones’ birthday!

Photo by Edward A. Sanchez, Bill Magee (w drummer Boyd Gardner)

Bill Magee Blues Band tore up the stage this afternoon at La Jolla Concerts by the Sea and the crowd loved them! The dancing never stopped as Bill and his band, consisting of Jasper Austin on harp & congos, Mike Mitchell on guitar, James Gilbin on sax,

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Community Partner: Copy Cove

La Jolla Concerts welcomes Copy Cove as a community partner. Copy Cove is a family-owned and operated Printing, Copying and Graphics company that has served La Jolla for over 32 years.  They provide high quality customer service with a high quality product.  In addition to digital xerox

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Our 2012 Season is Underway! Opening Day, July 15, 2012 featuring Big Time Operator

The new season got off to a fantastic start on Sunday!  As always, Big Time Operator was a huge hit with the crowd and there were some excellent dancers showing off their moves.  The weather was just about perfect and there was a great turnout.  17 raffle

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La Jolla Light Features La Jolla Concerts By the Sea’s Opening Day (starring: “The Heroes”)

We thank the La Jolla Light newspaper for their article about our opening day, July 10, featuring “The Heroes.” It appeared in the Thursday, July 14 edition. Here’s the link to the online version of the article:

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Cymer, Inc.

La Jolla Concerts By the Sea - Cymer, Inc. logo (image), click to visit company website

CONCERT SPONSOR! Cymer, the world’s leading supplier of excimer light sources, delivers the deep ultraviolet (DUV) photolithography sources that are essential to today’s semiconductor marketplace. Known for its highly narrowed bandwidths, higher processing speeds, and reliability, Cymer light sources are key in enabling technology which has allowed

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Brass Ring Multimedia
(Ruby Level Friend)

Brass Ring Multimedia was founded in 1998 in La Jolla, California by local Edward A. Sanchez (LJ Concerts webmaster & unofficial photographer) with the goal of serving small business owners through excellence in design. Contributing to the success of small businesses is Brass Ring’s mission. An “internet guide” with

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(Classic Rock & Roll)


Vintage guitars, vintage clothing, and three decades of the greatest Rock, Roll, Pop and Soul ever written have earned this San Diego based quartet no less than eight San Diego Music awards. The band’s vocal sound has been the key to their long and continuing success. Four-part

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