Audio Notebook: La Santa Cecilia set for Pala present, eight years immediately after style-blurring band’s first Grammy gain

La Santa Cecilia

It’s been 8 yrs considering the fact that the wonderful, borders-blurring band La Santa Cecilia produced background with its 2014 Grammy Award earn for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternate Album for “Treinta Dias” (“Thirty Days”).

The Los Angeles quartet conquer out such greater-recognised nominees as Argentina’s Los Amigos Invisibles and Mexico’s El Tri and Café Tacvba, but that wasn’t what built their victory historic.

Somewhat, it was that — throughout the group’s acceptance speech — La Santa Cecilia singer Marisol Hernandez devoted their Grammy “to the extra than 11 million undocumented persons that live and perform genuinely tricky in this nation, and that continue to have to have to stay a more dignified lifestyle.”

Moments later, the band disclosed that a person of people undocumented personnel was its requinto and accordion participant, José Carlos.

He obtained his get the job done allow shortly thereafter and has considering that made 6 progressively assured albums with La Santa Cecilia, which blends Mexican and Latin songs styles with rock, pop, jazz, blues and reggae.

In Hernandez, whose stage identify is “La Marisoul,” they have a splendidly expressive guide singer who makes every notice unforgettable.

6 p.m. Sunday. Functions Heart at Pala Casino Spa Resort, 11154 CA Highway 76, Pala. $25 (should be 21 or older to show up at).

Beth Hart, with Quinn Sullivan

Beth Hart and some of her longtime enthusiasts might really feel a solid sense of nostalgia when she performs listed here Thursday at downtown’s Balboa Theatre.

The storied venue is just a number of doorways down from the San Diego Repertory Theatre, where — in 2001 — Hart starred in the West Coastline premiere of “Love, Janis: The Tunes, The Soul of Janis Joplin.”

The blues-rocking vocal dynamo now has 16 solo albums less than her belt, additionally heavy-duty collaborations with Buddy Male, Jeff Beck and Joe Bonamassa.

Hart’s following album, “A Tribute to Led Zeppelin,” is owing Feb. 25. She will most likely preview some of its music — which assortment from “Kashmir” and “Whole Lotta Love” to “Stairway to Heaven” — at the Balboa. Guitarist Quinn Sullivan, a 22-year-aged protégé of blues large Buddy Man, opens.

7:30 p.m. Thursday. Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Ave., Gaslamp Quarter. $31.50-$51,50, plus company charges.

David Whitman Septet

When not instructing percussion as a San Diego Condition University college member and at San Diego Christian University, David Whitman fits in jazz gigs all-around city.

Specializing in the tricky-bop design and style popularized by Artwork Blakey, he drums with crisp effectiveness.

Whitman’s band for his gig at the all-ages Dizzy’s incorporates guitarist Louie Valenzuela, bassist Mackenzie Leighton, trumpeter Joe Dyke, French horn player Andrew Young and two longtime are mainstays — saxophonists Mark Lessman and pianist John Opferkuch.

8 tonight. Dizzy’s, Arias Corridor (behind the Musician’s Association creating), 1717 Morena Boulevard, Bay Park. $15 (pupils) and $20.

COVID protocols: For plan specifics, stop by each and every venue’s web-site.