The KPBS Celebrates Gala Inspired by Downton Abbey takes place at the US Grant on Saturday, May 4, 2013. As you enter the Grand Lobby on 4th Avenue, white gloved butlers will greet you like a member of the British aristocracy. Attendees can look forward to a hosted reception and silent auction, seated dinner, Hall of Fame tribute, and a live auction.
Veteran U-T San Diego (formerly the San Diego Union-Tribune) pop music critic George Varga covered the Liquid Blue / Sammy Hagar show for the April 24th edition of the UT. Varga has earned three Pulitzer Prize nominations for his writing at the U-T and is a voting member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Hagar, the man who won’t drive 55, member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Grammy winner and former Van Halen front man, is currently embarking on his fourth platinum project with Chickenfoot. He picked local rockers Liquid Blue to back him at this San Diego Fundraiser and will perform some of his biggest hits from Van Halen; his solo career and even his first group, Montrose. Following Sammy’s performance, Liquid Blue will continue to perform with an additional set of music.
He is the multi-platinum Red Rocker, the outgoing, bombastic front man of hard rock champions Van Halen, the man who won’t drive 55, member in good standing of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, currently embarked on his fourth platinum career with his supergroup, Chickenfoot – the one and only Sammy Hagar and he will join Liquid Blue on stage for several songs on April 20th at Bishops School in La Jolla.
Liquid Blue stayed five nights at Harrah’s Resort at the base of Heavenly Mountain and performed at the USSA Freestyle Championship on March 30th. Winners of this event often go on to the Olympics.
Liquid Blue headlined the “Harmony at the Hard Rock” event held at the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas on March 11th. This industry event was presented by Event Solutions/Catersource and was sold-out days in advance, drawing over 1700.
Liquid Blue once again packed the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach CA on March 1st. The Belly Up is one of two night clubs the band performs at regularly (the other is Club M at the Grand Del Mar). Performances are every-other month with the next one at the Belly Up is May 24th.
In 2008 Liquid Blue became the very first foreign act to perform in Dipolog City and performed at a sold-out show for over 5000. This year on the 100th anniversary of the city, performers (Acoustic Blue) have been invited back for a special intimate dinner show followed by a dance party