hiatus calendar

Thursday 10/11/01

JOHN MAYER, formerly of Eddie’s Attic, will be making an appearance at the Belly Up Tavern. He recently signed a record deal with a major label and has started to play larger venues across the country. His acoustic guitar-playing is accompanied by a full band, giving JOHN MAYER a Dave Matthews sort of feel. He will perform at 8:30 p.m. and tickets are $10.

Friday 10/12/01

Coors Amphitheater hosts LLOYD’S BLUES MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH B.B. KING at 6 p.m. No introduction is necessary for the master of the blues. Even at 75 years old, B.B. KING averages over 250 shows every year. He has released over 50 albums and has received eight Grammy Awards. In 1987, KING was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. He is also a businessman and owns nightclubs in Los Angeles, New York, and Memphis, Tenn. Tickets start at $17.50.

DIRECTIONS IN MUSIC presents an all-star cast at the East County Performing Arts Center to pay tribute to JOHN COLTRANE and MILES DAVIS. Their influence on jazz music has been widespread and timeless. Pianist Herbie Hancock performed with Miles Davis in the early days and he will be accompanied by Michael Brecker on tenor sax, Roy Hargrove on trumpet, Brian Blade on the drums and bassist John Patitucci. Tickets start at $40 and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Smooth harmonies and feel-good tunes are what you should expect from the TEMPTATIONS. They will perform at Humphrey’s By the Bay with hits like “”The Way You Do the Things You Do”” and “”My Girl.”” Tickets start at $45.

THE YOUNG DUBLINERS actually live in Los Angeles, but their traditional Celtic rhythms and melodies are distinctively Irish. They have been compared to U2 and even the Chieftains. They are supporting their recent album, “”Alive Alive O.”” THE YOUNG DUBLINERS will be at the Belly Up Tavern at 9:15 p.m. as well as the following night at the same time. Tickets are $15.

Saturday 10/13/01

The SEAN CURRAN COMPANY will perform at Mandeville Auditorium. Curran has trained with the Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane Dance Company. Curran was also an original member of the off Broadway percussion extravaganza “”STOMP!”” The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $15 for students. Call the UCSD Box Office for more information at (858) 534-TIXS. Look in the next issue of hiatus for a complete review of the show.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT was part of a folk foursome performing music that dominated the 1970s folk music world. LIGHTFOOT, along with Jim Croce, James Taylor and Harry Chapin, all created hits for the times. It may seem that LIGHTFOOT has disappeared for a while, but he has still been performing and writing songs. LIGHTFOOT will be at Humphrey’s By the Bay. Tickets start at $35 and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Monday 10/15/01

THE PHARCYDE released “”Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde”” and it went Gold in the early 1990s. In 1995, they released “”Labcabincalifornia”” to much praise. Then they disappeared only to return with “”Plain Rap,”” which had straight-ahead rap grooves with a West Coast flavor. They will perform at ‘Canes Bar & Grill at 9 p.m. Tickets are $22.

Wednesday 10/17/01

BOB DYLAN is a timeless traveler in the world of music. This time he lands at RIMAC Arena. The show starts at 8 p.m. Call the UCSD Box Office for more information at (858) 534-4559. Tickets are $25 for UCSD students.

Thursday 10/18/01

Indie punk-rockers the SUICIDE MACHINES will be at ‘Canes Bar & Grill at 7 p.m. Their debut in 1996, “”Destruction by Definition,”” had positive reviews from fans and critics. Their show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $12.

— Compiled by Joseph Lee,

Hiatus Editor