Monday, August 5, 2013

Live music review: Son Volt lights up Belly Up Tavern in San Diego

The last time we got to witness Uncle Tupelo founder, Jay Farrar and his talented band that are Son Volt, the band was playing a sundowner set at Old Settler's Festival outside Austin last April that we had to leave early to cover another performance. That is why it was such a pleasrure to see the group headline San Diego's famous Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach Friday. The high-ceilings, exposed wooden support beams and relatively small room give the venue a decidedly homey feel. As far as Austin clubs go, the space feels like an expanded, upscale version of the old Antone's Nightclub in downtown Austin down to details like the VIP balcony next to the stage. Son Volt did an excellent... Continue reading at

Son Volt - "Drown"