30 05, 2018

The English Beat

By |May 30th, 2018|Categories: All Ages, Classic Rock, Event, Punk, Reggae, Rock, Shows, The Cave|Tags: |Comments Off on The English Beat

“There are certain things one just isn’t bold enough to ever expect… [one] such moment was seeing ska legends/pioneers English Beat… I’ve sent countless evenings at ska shows while growing up, but this was the perfect first/biggest ska show of 2010.” – BEYOND RACE MAGAZINE

The English Beat are coming back to Big Bear!

One of the most influential bands of the 20th century, The English Beat, is celebrating their 40th anniversary as a band this year. Ever since their formation in 1978, they have been delivering high caliber performances and countless hits. The band was formed in Birmingham, and fuses a wide range of genres that make it the unique, yet classic sound. Out of all of the English bands throughout the British Invasion, The English Beat has certainly been one of the most outstanding.

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13 03, 2018

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus live at The Cave

By |March 13th, 2018|Categories: All Ages, All Ages, Alternative, Event, Punk, Rock, Shows|Tags: |Comments Off on Red Jumpsuit Apparatus live at The Cave

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus heads up to Big Bear on March 30th!

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus story goes back to 2003, actually much further back to when brothers Ronnie and Randy Winter first started playing on acoustic guitars their grandfather gave them, but we’ll skip the ‘they learned to play and formed a bunch of bands that ultimately lead them down the path to glory’ bit and jump in where they were making so much noise that it attracted Virgin Records who snapped them up released the bands debut LP, Dont You Fake It in 2006.

By the end of that year the album was certified Gold in the US, charted the singles Guardian Angel and their best known song, the anti domestic violence focused, Face Down (which is also featured in several video games) and spawned four music videos. A deluxe edition was released in early 2007 featured […]

13 03, 2018

MP4: DJ-Band Fusion with Michael Physick

By |March 13th, 2018|Categories: All Ages, All Ages, Alternative, Classic Rock, Event, Hip Hop, Punk, Rock, Shows, The Cave|Tags: |Comments Off on MP4: DJ-Band Fusion with Michael Physick

A LITTLE ABOUT MICHAEL PHYSICK…

Rooted in Vancouver, Canada then transplanted to Seal Beach CA,  Michael Physick has been entertaining with his acoustic guitar in venues ranging from small intimate campfires to large outdoor stages for over 20 years in both Canada and the US.  Michael has an extensive song list that spans 6 decades of top 40 music and all genres.  As a solo performer Michael can play with a mellow beach vibe and be in the background or when the mood is right, turn things up by looping live beats on his guitar and layering bass, rhythm and vocal parts to get people up on their feet dancing.Recently, Michael has added a drummer and bass player forming “the Michael Physick Trio.”  With Dave Brennan […]

13 03, 2018

Powerman 5000 Live at The Cave

By |March 13th, 2018|Categories: All Ages, All Ages, Classic Rock, Event, Punk, Rock, Shows, The Cave, Uncategorized|Tags: , |Comments Off on Powerman 5000 Live at The Cave

Powerman 5000 Hits the Stage March 16th

POWERMAN 5000 began soon after founder and frontman Spider One dropped out of the prestigious School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston Massachusetts. “I loved painting” Spider recalls, “but I figured I could do that when I was 80. I was spending all my time in the clubs of Boston, like the Rat and the Channel. I was watching all of these great local bands and I wanted to be apart of that scene! So I dropped out of school without a clue but was determined to start a band.”

After years of false starts and various incarnations, Powerman 5000 eventually released it’s first EP, TRUE FORCE in 1994 which quickly became a Boston rock favorite, catapulting the band to the top of the local scene. “We were very different than everyone else. At the time Grunge was exploding and […]

23 08, 2017

Long Beach Dub Allstars

By |August 23rd, 2017|Categories: All Ages, All Ages, Event, Punk, Reggae, Rock, The Cave|Tags: , |Comments Off on Long Beach Dub Allstars

Most people are impassioned by the sound of the iconic songs from the Southern California Ska/punk band Sublime. They brought a fresh sense of excitement with their performance, and clarity with their inspiring musical craftsmanship. As Sublime grew bigger, they never expected something would go terribly wrong.

After the death of singer Bradley Nowell, the band came to a sudden halt. In order for the rest of the members to honor their talents and fallen brother, they formed the band Long Beach Dub Allstars. This is a 7 piece dub/ska/rock band that plays all over California. Their music is a perfect mix between reggae, ska, and rock; it caters to those who want to jam to the vibe of the music, as well as those who want to rock out.

The Long Beach Dub Allstars are an incredibly inspiring band, and they are […]

20 07, 2017

The Righteous and the Wicked

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Red Hot Chili Peppers is more than just a musical group; they are a cultural icon. The rare style and technique they manifest has stood the test of both time and critique. Anothony Keidis’s (front man) charismatic style of singing reflects a great deal of soulful wisdom. Flea exudes a fun loving attitude and personality the audience thrives off of. Their style of playing is so unique that few can recreate it at the same caliber, except Righteous and The Wicked: a tribute to Red Hot Chili Peppers.

This is a group of four well established and experienced musicians who came together to perpetuate the heart and soul of RHCP. They bring every ounce of passion forged by the original band, and convey it articulately on stage. They are bringing the fire to the Cave’s world class stage on Friday, August 21st! Connect with them on Facebook and reserve your […]

30 03, 2016

The Tubes at The Cave

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The Tubes formed in 1972 in San Francisco from two Phoenix bands after both relocated to San Francisco in 1969. The Beans featured Bill Spooner, Rick Anderson, Vince Welnick and Bob Macintosh, while The Red White and Blues Band featured Prairie Prince, Roger Steen and David Killingsworth. After playing the 1970 World’s Fair in Japan, David Killingsworth left the Red, White and Blues Band leaving Roger and Prairie to audition bass players unsuccessfully. The Beans had been a local favorite in Phoenix selling out shows with a tongue in cheek concept rock show called “The Mother of Ascension” featuring costumes and props before moving to San Francisco. After moving, Bill Spooner worked at the Fillmore West sweeping floors in between Beans gigs at the Longshoarman’s Halls and other depressing venues. The band’s loud, heavy jamming style didn’t attract attention and the band would go back to Phoenix and sell […]

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