Lafayette Hotel

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Discoveries at the San Diego Music Thing: Nico Vega, Developing a Social Media Plan and Flavors of East Africa

    This year's San Diego Music Thing, held last weekend, was again an impressive gathering of trade music folks, industry experts and up-and-coming musicians. Held again at the Lafayette Hotel in North Park, there were some changes from last year's event (then called the North Park Music Thing) that we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    The Thing About the North Park Music Thing

    ​The thing about the North Park Music Thing, explains founder Kevin Hellman, is that he wants the two-day festival in San Diego to be as regional as SXSW. And some day, maybe bigger.  "The first year it was called North by North Park, but the folks in Austin (home of SXSW) threatened to su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    North Park Music Thing Next Weekend in San Diego

    Ben Goetting​You've got to love the refreshing straight-forwardness that comes with calling your event a "thing." Like the North Park Music Thing, a music and media conference next weekend at the Lafayette Hotel & Suites in San Diego. There's an opening night concert Friday, August 7 at the Ca ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 5, 2004

    Conflict-of-Interest Story

    Burlesque babe Dita Von Teese plays coy for the boys at the Galaxy Concert Theatre