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By Jacob Blickenstaff

Premieres Friday, June 3, 2022 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, June 6 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand with PBS Video App

On tonight’s episode, Dawes blaze their own trail through the Laurel Canyon sound with their Americana, folk and rock sounds. Featuring songs, “Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?”, “Mistakes We Should HAve Made”, “When My Time Comes”, “None of My Business” and more.

Dawes performs live at the Belly Up.
The Belly Up and Tim Powell
Dawes performs live at the Belly Up. (undated photo)

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 their stage, including Thievery Corporation, Ziggy Marley, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and more.

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LIVE AT THE BELLY UP returns with 5 new episodes starting May 6: Fridays at 11 p.m. with an encore Mondays at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2. Episodes will be available on demand after broadcast. Watch seasons 1 - 7 on demand now!

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A co-production between The Belly Up and Tim Powell. The Belly Up opened in Solana Beach, California, in 1974 with only a couple of mics and no stage. Over the years it became a frequent stop for legends like John Lee Hooker, Etta James, and BB King. Tim Powell is an internationally recognized, Emmy award-winning filmmaker, and professor at the SDSU School of Television Theatre and Film. He produces the concert series LIVE AT THE BELLY UP working with his advanced students as his crew.