Porter's Pub

Live Music in La Jolla, CA since 1993

Porter's Event Archive

May 2012

Thursday May 31st

Grieves and Budo

8:00 pm

Having spent nearly two years on the road touring in support of 88 Keys and Counting, Grieves found himself returning home to a fractured reality. Reeling from turbulence in his career and heartbreak in his personal life mixed with coming down from the high of the support he received on the road Grieves conceptualized Together/Apart, an album that would address the bond music creates between each of us as individuals and as a whole despite the many distances we experience be they geographical or emotional.

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Wednesday May 30th


8:00 pm

Cappadonna a/k/a “Cappachino The Great” and “Donna Cappa Goines“ is a founding member of the legendary WuTang Clan and a prolific solo artist. Writing since the age of 15, Cap first emerged in 1995, spitting serious darts on "Ice Cream" and "Ice Water" from Raekwon's classic “Only Built For Cuban Linx”. The following year he dropped the urban classic 12" - "Drastic Measures and lent sizzling verses to “High School High” and “Don’t Be a Menace” soundtracks. His contributions to Ghostface's debut “Ironman” further assured his reputation of ferocious lyricism. “On a state sponsored vacation” for the WuTang debut, Cap made his first appearance with all of his Clan mates on 1997’s Six Time Platinum "WUTANG FOREVER" and was featured heavily on the follow up “The W”

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Friday May 25th

The Mad Fresh

7:00 PM

One part Funk, one part Rock-and-Roll and five parts Fresh---The Mad Fresh have mixed up a funky cocktail of Blues, Classic Rock and Soul tunes that guarantee to keep you and yours groovin' all night long.

Grab your dancing shoes and make your way over to the Pub on May 25th for an action packed night of craft beer and funky blues.


Wednesday May 23rd

Go Yama

9:00 pm

Based out of San Diego, CA, jazz guitarist and beat maker GO YAMA puts a playful spin on hip hop and electro in our time. Fusing trip hop beats from artists like flying lotus with the pull of live instruments and looping, GO YAMA creates an interesting and colorful genre blend of trip hop, indie, and jazz.

Tuesday May 22nd

Guitar for Vets Benefit Concert

6:00 pm

Join us for a Benefit Concert for Guitar for Vets on May 22nd. There is a suggested donation of $5. For Every $200 we raise, we will give a guitar to a vet.

Featured artists include:
Cael Dadian
Jordan Reimer
James Morris
Savannah Philyaw
Devin Vargas
JC Villiafan

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Thursday May 17th

KiD iNk

8:00 pm

24 year-old Los Angeles-based rapper Kid Ink is wrecking havoc on the streets and in cyber world. The Rapper/Producer/Songwriter/ Tattoo Aficionado has over 25 Million hits on YouTube with lyrical gems like, "Tat It Up" "La La La," and "Keep It Rollin'." Having spent the majority of the early part of his career behind the control board and not the mic, Kid Ink crafting his production skills working with multi-platinum artists like Sean "Diddy" Combs and Sean Kingston as well Yung Berg and Nipsey Hussle. Purchase tickets here

Saturday May 12th

Mack N Biz

8:00 pm

Andy Mack and AJ Biz met as college freshman at UCSD in the Spring of 2007. They began to hang out, having a common love for music and good times. But the name “The Mack’N Biz” was not coined until Fall 2008 when the idea of the word play on their names suddenly came to them, “We are Andy Mack & AJ Biz, as in Mack aNd Biz but also our business or Biz is macking aka Mack’N”. But just recently, they decided to shorten their name to Mack N Biz. The two began recording together as soon as they discovered their mutual passion for music and started playing shows in the San Diego area as soon as they could. They have also opened up for nationally touring artists as well, such as Curren$y (Twice), Zion I (Twice), and Yelawolf to name a few. The two graduated from UCSD in June of 2010 and continue to reside in San Diego, California with plans to keep making music, and releasing it on a steady and free basis.

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Monday May 7th

Washed Out w/ Memoryhouse

7:30 PM

Within and Without is the debut album by 28 year-old Atlanta-based songwriter and producer Ernest Greene, AKA Washed Out.

Memoryhouse is the recording project of neo-classical composer Evan Abeele and photographer Denise Nouvion from Guelph, Ontario.

Doors 7:30pm, Show 8:15pm • Porter's Pub • FREE UCSD students / $12 general / FREE reserved / FREE Loft members

Presented by University Centers, UCSD

Sunday May 6th

Devin the Dude

8:00 PM

Devin Copeland (born June 4, 1970), better known by his stage name, Devin the Dude, is a Houston hip hop artist, and rapper. He is best known for his unique rapping style, his long career signed to Rap-A-Lot Records, and his 2002 song, "Lacville '79".

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Saturday May 5th

LGBTQIA Presents: Prom

7PM Dinner/9PM Dance

You're invited to the first Non-Sexist Dance of spring quarter! Hosted by the LGBTQIA, Non-Sexist Dances have been a campus tradition for over 20 years and are a safe space for all. By popular demand, the theme for this dance is Prom! Dress up as fancy as you like and grab a date or friends and join us at Porter's Pub on May 5th from 9PM - 1AM. Music provided by DVC. 18+ w/ ID. No re-entry.

Special for this dance, tickets are available for a meal with your date or friends before the show.

The menu will be the following:
BBQ Chicken
Fried Catfish
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Fried Cabbage
Spaghetti Marinara
Endless Garden Salad

Diners will be permitted to leave and re-enter the dance after eating. Tickets are available here

Friday May 4th

Black Out: MAYHEM

9:00 p.m.

Featuring: DJ Gamma Ray

Doors open at 9:00pm

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