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Share the LoVE: An SDBloggers Event

  • Oct 23, 2012 · 8:00 PM
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This event is possible because of the support of Uber San Diego (@Uber_SD).

We've all personally experienced the intersection of music and social media. From Solider Boy "Crankin' That" on YouTube, to PSY reppin' his "Gangnam Style", more music videos (and parodies) are dictating the memes of pop culture and leading the charge of viral videos.

There's no doubt the two mediums are inextricably linked and our next meetup is meant to explore that relationship while making a little music of our own.

Part concert, part fundraiser, part hangout–our next meetup will be a first of it's kind. We're inviting Dawn Mitschele (@DawnMitschele) to share her story and her music exclusively with our group.

Dawn is my favorite San Diego artist and I've been wanting to get her involved with the group for a long time. She approached me with an idea about how we can help share Matt Wadleigh's story with our members.

Matt and Dawn were united over a common quest to 'share the LoVE' with others through a simple gesture. Matt made a "LoVE" sign in the parking lot of a Dave Matthews show in San Diego and soon thereafter he started taking them to every Dave show he could. Upon Matt's untimely death, other fans in the DMB community picked up the tradition as a way to honor Matt, 'sharing the LoVE' too. Matt never intended to start anything, which makes the fact that he was acknowledged by Dave for such a humble act even that much more beautiful. Now Dawn carries the tradition of the 'LoVE sign' in her music and helps promote his foundation whenever she can.

Dawn has prepared a very special music video honoring Matt which she plans to debut at our meetup and to the rest of the world using Google Plus Hangouts On Air. After the music video, she's going to perform a handful of her favorite songs for the group. Once the musical portion of the evening is over, we'll have our traditional networking where bloggers get a chance to mingle with each other and connect in real life.

The meetup will be hosted at Seven Grand San Diego. Seven Grand (@SevenGrand) has a brand new private concert venue to host our group and we will be broadcasting the event live on YouTube through G+.

We certainly hope you can join us for what we will be a very memorable meetup.

As we mentioned, SDBloggers has partnered with our friends over at Uberthe luxury on-demand car service–to provide a discounted ride for those that attend the event! First, sign up for an account at, or through the app store. Then, enter the promo code: sdbloggers23 for $20 off your first Uber ride taken in San Diego to the SDBloggers event, or in the next three months! Questions about Uber in San Diego, or want to learn more? Contact Taylor, your San Diego Community Manager at [masked]!

Kind regards,
Matt Browne

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  • Jenna B.

    I had a great time at the event! When's the next one? Also, if any of you are interested in joining my blogger network connecting restaurants and bloggers visit: Thanks :)

    November 7, 2012

  • Elaine J M.

    Terrific venue. Interesting people. Didn't get if it was a concert or a chance to connect with other bloggers but had fun and the drinks were definitely 'grand'.

    October 25, 2012

  • Claudette H.

    Loved the Share the Love event ! The cocktails at Seven Grand were fantastic along with the guests that attended and the music. Met some great people. Love dawn Mitshele's music. Thanks !

    October 25, 2012

  • Rob Marlbrough (.

    Great venue, excellent music and performances, great seeing all my peeps and meeting new peeps.

    October 24, 2012

  • Karen B.

    Terrific music, terrific people, terrific cause. Congratulations on a great event!

    October 24, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Amazing event, recommend it.

    October 24, 2012

  • Lydia W.

    It was a good time! Thanks! I really loved Dawn's video -- she is an awesome talent.

    October 24, 2012

  • Lydia W.

    It was a great way to meet other people sharing a similar passion. There was an overall sense of camaraderie. So glad I went!

    October 24, 2012

  • Jennifer N.

    It was fantastic. I had a great time. The music was wonderful.

    October 24, 2012

  • Fumi M.

    good times, thanks so much!

    October 24, 2012

  • Deepak - I.

    Looking for shopping & deals bloggers. - if have a blog pls message me

    October 22, 2012

  • Jamie

    Can any of you answer an easy tech question? I use Blogger and can no longer find my subscriber list or how to edit it. If you can help, please email me: [masked]. Thanks!

    October 17, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be there!

    October 3, 2012

  • Rob Marlbrough (.

    Never been to 7 Grand, heard great things!

    October 3, 2012

  • Rob Marlbrough (.

    Looking forward to it. ;-)

    September 25, 2012

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