"Back to Ten" Record Release Concert Showtime: 5:30-9:30pm Bella Vista offers a sprawling patio with amazing views of the glider port and ocean sunset. Food, craft beer and wine available for purchase. Plenty of parking (included with donation) Limited seating, bring camp chairs and/or blankets just in case. Get to know Gigtown, Listen Local SD and Rock and Roll San Diego! More info: “MusiCares is an organization that provides financial assistance and other support to working musicians. They helped me through a rough time as I was just starting to write the music for this record and I would like to give back. A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to MusiCares” - Astra On Astra Kelly’s seventh independent record release, “Back to Ten,” she returns to her acoustic roots and the heart of where her musical passions lie: lyrics, melody and stories of living. The album features the contributions of eleven local artists, including: Gayle Skidmore, Jeff Berkley, Carissa Schroeder, Cathryn Beeks, Trent Hancock, Podunk Nowhere, Matt Davies, Marta Z., Simeon Flick, Chris Wilson and Josie LaValle. Engineer, Josh Mallit, co-produced the album over the last year and a half at Rarefied Recording in North Park. Guest artists were given just acoustic guitar and vocal tracks and invited to add their own unique stylings to a song. Many of the tracks are co-writes. Some are sparse and others feature a full band, such as Jeff Berkley’s track, where he lends his guitar, bass, percussion, banjo and vocal skills. The album release concert will feel like a mini-music festival and feature appearances during Astra’s set as well as opening sets from some of the guest artists.Save
Bio: Jeff Berkley is a native San Diegan who has made music his life. Even with all of his experience behind him, he’s not done yet. He’s making room for another project; one with just his name on it.
His musical foundation was built by songwriting and playing drums in alternative rock bands. He dis...See Full Bio