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LIVE AT THE BELLY UP: The Tilt And Dead Feather Moon

Airs Friday, July 12, 2013 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: John Urban (bass guitar), Jesse Malley (vocals), Abel Vallejo (drums) and Jeff Irwin (guitar) of The Tilt perform live at Belly Up, November 5, 2012.

Sometimes all you need is music. And sometimes you need that music live. Welcome to LIVE AT THE BELLY UP. San Diego has long been known as a hotbed of great musical talent. What’s more, San Diego is home to one of the best music venues on the West Coast. Since 1974, the Belly Up has been featuring great local bands from the Cedros Design District. Groove, dance and sing! Live at the Belly Up.

Courtesy of ©2012 Daniel Knighton/Pixel Perfect Images

Exterior photo of the Belly Up, located at 143 S. Cedros Avenue, Solana Beach, Calif., 92075.

This episode features performances by The Tilt and Dead Feather Moon:

THE TILT

An eclectic mix of blues, rock, and country drives the innovative sound of the new San Diego band The Tilt. Fronted by singer Jesse Malley and guitarist Jeff Irwin, San Diego-based quintet The Tilt plays a terrific mix of Southern blues, country and folk, with a touch of classic rock, a la Led Zeppelin.

The Tilt is on Facebook, and you can follow @TheTiltMusic on Twitter.

DEAD FEATHER MOON

Dead Feather Moon is a San Diego-based outfit whose distinguished sound combines rock with alt-country and psychedelic blues. Their heartfelt performances and rapidly-growing fan base have established them as one of San Diego’s most sought-after musical acts.

Courtesy of Garcia Borgo Photography

Dead Feather Moon, a San Diego-based band whose distinguished sound combines rock with alt-country and psychedelic blues. Courtesy of Garcia Borgo Photography

The band entered White Horse Studios during February of 2011, where they recorded their debut full-length album over the course of eight days. These ten tracks constitute their record, "Dark Sun."

Crafted with a sense of purpose and urgency, the album quickly generated enough buzz to garner the attention of San Diego’s 91X and FM94/9 radio stations - where the band receives consistent airplay.

When the band is not touring, you can find them rehearsing four nights a week. They continue to write new material and fine-tune their live performances. Their steady stream of concerts in the greater San Diego area include headlining shows at renowned venues. Dead Feather Moon is on Facebook, and you can follow @DeadFeatherMoon on Twitter.

Full episodes of LIVE AT THE BELLY UP are available for online viewing.

Belly Up brings the best in new, up-and-coming artists as well as established legends in genres ranging from alternative rock, rock, reggae, and hip-hop to blues, folk, jazz, Latin & more! Visit their online calendar of shows. Belly Up is on Facebook, and you can follow @BellyUpMusic on Twitter.

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Live At The Belly Up: The Tilt & Dead Feather Moon

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Series Preview: Live At The Belly Up on KPBS TV

Above: "The Styletones And Bushwalla" airs Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 at 10 p.m. "The Tilt & Dead Feather Moon" airs Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV. "Vokab Kompany & Brawley" airs Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV. "The Devastators & The Grass Heat" airs Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV. "B-Side Players & Maren Parusel" airs Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV.

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Live At The Belly Up: The Styletones & Bushwalla

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Live At The Belly Up: Vokab Kompany And Brawley

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Live At The Belly Up: The Devastators And The Grass Heat

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Live At The Belly Up: B-Side Players & Maren Parusel

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