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As The Beat Goes On!

Nov 30, 2019 11:47PM ● By Paul Spear


As The Beat Goes On! 

A Look Into Imperial Beach Music Scene For December


December is here, we will be ringing in the New Year before we know it. Let’s get to it, Saturday December 7 at the I.B Public House, Pacali Roots is a South San Diego band that infuses Spanish and English verses with a West Coast reggae vibe known as Latinx Reggae, A.II.Z bringing his rap game into the mix Heir Gloom known for their dark wave sound will stir the pot and DJ Jaq will bring it all together. RSVP $5.00 at the door or purchase your tickets though this show will be filmed for a Sonido (Sur) documentary, show starts at 8:00 pm. You can also walk over to the Scoreboard to try out the latest hot new thing in karaoke, it’s Disney Karaoke at 9:00 pm.

Wednesday December 11 at the Imperial Beach Library, a night of Art by the Imperial Beach Senior Partner. Music with Jazz/Blues musician Missy Anderson. Missy will be playing all your holiday favorites, event kicks off at 6:00 pm.

Open Mic Night at Seaside Candy on December 18, sign ups start at 5:30 pm. show begins at 6:00 pm.  You get to play two songs or a ten- minute limit on performance. Last performance is at 7:50 pm. It’s a family fun atmosphere and you just never know who will pop in.

Head over to the Scoreboard for adult karaoke every Friday and Saturday night.

News out of DAB Headquarters, DAB will be taking the rest of the year off. They are concentrating on their third full length LP. Jeff Forrest from Double Time Recording Studios is at the helm. There is no release date or title just yet, but they are currently booking shows for next year.

Fuzz – Huzzi revamped their mailing list Go to their Facebook page to sign up. Get behind the scene rehearsals, recordings and gigs. Also, by signing up you get a chance to hear new music; get to see videos from the road and studio and notifications for upcoming shows.  Look out for the Bitter Kids as well. They will be ready to rock in the New Year.

I would like to take this time to thank all these amazing bands and establishments in IB  I enjoyed covering your shows and look forward to doing at all again in 2020. Support these I.B. bands playing around town and elsewhere in the New Year.


Allen Camp Band -

Bitter Kids-

Can Ams -

Coral Bells- Friday December 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm. The Holding Company 5046 Newport Avenue San Diego, CA 92107 no cover before 10:00 pm 21+ only With Lucy Ring.


Fuzz-Huzzi -


Subsurfer -

Suckerfish -

Check out all these bands mentioned on your favorite streaming services.



Venus mentioned in this month’s edition:

 Seaside Candy - 150 Palm Avenue Imperial Beach, CA. 91910 (619)-500-5688

The Scoreboard – 951 Palm Avenue, Imperial Beach, CA. 91932 (619)-424-9909

I.B. Public House - 995 Palm Avenue Imperial Beach, CA 91932 (619-)488-2507

Imperial Beach Library – 810 Imperial Beach CA. 91932 (619)-424-6981

If you are a local musician, have a band in I.B. or will be playing in I.B. and would like to be mentioned please send information to . If you liked this month’s edition don’t forget to hit the like button and please share. Get out and support the local music scene.  As the Beat Goes on in I.B.





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