Welcome to THE MOUTH of the South Bay

Hello and welcome to South Bay Mouth.

 Many of you may already know why this is site is called The Mouth, but for those that don't, locals commonly call the South Bay, "Mouth Bay."  The South Bay is a section of  South Los Angeles County encompassing a cluster of beach cities.

For a long time now I have wanted to create a place where locals and visitors alike can see what is going on and available to them in the South Bay.  Although I have lived most of my life in the area, I realize there is so much to do and see that I was never aware of.  I hear of great events and local fun and often when I share it with others they say they have lived here for so long and they never knew about it!  So, here we are... My hopes are that this site will provide something new to improve the quality of your life in the South Bay.  I do believe this site will be beneficial to both those living the single life and to families.  Please visit the South Bay Mouth often to stay on top of special events, new restaurants/shops, bargains and sales, reviews and opinions, bands and music, a video from an aspiring Chef or even just a photo of a beautiful sunset.

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Saturday, February 27, 2010

Monte Pittman and Kiley Dean

Monte Pittman and Kiley Dean Photos and Videos

Monte and Kiley graced us all with beautiful music last Tuesday at Suzy's bar in Hermosa Beach.  Here are a few photos from that evening as well as videos of their performances.  We hope to see them again together soon!  (sorry it has taken so long to put these up)  See many of you this Saturday Feb 27 at Fantasy Springs in Palm Springs for the Adam Lambert concert!

Video of Monte Pittman and Kiley Dean covering "Duet" by Rachael Yamagata and Ray LaMontagne video courtesy of Dougasauris on YouTube

Video of Monte Pittman and Kiley Dean covering "Secret" by Madonna, video courtesy of Dougasauris on YouTube

Video of Monte Pittman and Kiley Dean covering "Black Hole Sun" by Soundgarden, video courtesy of Dougasauris on YouTube

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Monte Pittman and Kiley Dean in Hermosa Beach

Monte Pittman

Tuesday, February 23, 2010, Monte Pittman and Kiley Dean will be performing together at the Suzy's Bar Open Mic Night in Hermosa Beach.  The time is not yet determined, but I would say do your best to be there no later than 8pm.  Monte Pittman is not only known as being a great guitar teacher, but he has been a key musician in the bands for Prong, Madonna and his current position is as the guitarist for Adam Lambert.  If you have been to a Madonna concert over the past 8 or so years or if you have seen any of her live performances such as the Hope for Haiti OF if you have seen any of the interviews/performances with Adam Lambert from television performances such as the Grammy's, Oprah, David Letterman...etc... then you have seen Monte Pittman.   You can follow Monte on Twitter @Monterrific

Kiley Dean

Kiley Dean is a contemporary singer with 3 Albums on her belt, some which have been produced or had guest appearances by big names like Timbaland and Randy jackson.  Much of Kileys recent work included being a back-up for Britney Spears on two different tours and most recently touring as back-up for Madonna during 2008 and 2009.   You can follow Kiley on Twitter @KileyDean

Suzy's Bar Open Mic

The South Bay is in for a treat as these two talents will combine Tuesday evening.  There is no entry fee so come and enjoy the many different artists that perform 15 minute sets, giving you just a taste of their talents and making you want to return every tuesday.  Suzy's Bar has great prices on tacos and beer during Open Mic night and always a varied crowd gathered to watch musicians from an array of genres.  Seating is quite limited, so if you come hungry and thirsty it may benefit you so that you may get a table.  Please be 21 and over.

Suzy's Bar
1141 Aviation Blvd
Hermosa Beach, Ca 90254
310 379 6171

Sunday, February 21, 2010

DIVE N SURF Annual Yard Sale!


Dive N Surf is a great local South Bay business that is known around the world, mostly in the Surf community.  In 1953 the Meistrell twins invested into the local sports shop with a couple of friends.  Business grew and grew and in 1957 the Meistrells bought out their partners and became the sole owners of Dive N Surf.  1990 marked another landmark year for the Meistrell brothers when they were "inducted into the Diving Hall of Fame and the Pioneers of Surfing."  Dive N Surf is still going strong today, even after the passing of brother Bill Meistrell, the company continues to be as popular as ever.  Dive N Surf is a household name to many South Bay residents.  I love that you can get Dive Certified through Dive N Surf.  That is certainly on my to do list!


This is the last week for the Dive N Surf Annual Yard Sale, it will end on February 28th.  You can score some great deals on dive/surf gear, clothing, gadgets and other goodies.  If you buy some specific items you may even score some life tickets to Mt. Baldy!


Dive N Surf
504 N. Broadway
Redondo Beach, Ca 90277
310 372 8423

EVERYDAY 10am-8pm   NOW- February 28, 2010

Here is a video shot in Redondo Beach by Holly Beck a local South Bay surfer and diver, Holly is what I would consider the Poster Child for Dive N Surf.  She truly encompasses the passion for the sports that Dive N Surf lives for.  Holly is quite inspirational and such a great girl.  Look for her videos next time you are on Holly Beck's youtube and become a fan on Holly Beck's Facebook Fan Page.  She has some wonderful stories, videos and photos to share.



What is "Punk Art"?

It seems only suiting after my recent post all about the music scene of the South Bay that there will now be an exhibit featuring the art of South Bay punk music.  Local company, AMI Productions, formed by some South Bay natives has created an art exhibit that is on display in Hermosa Beach and features fliers, posters and other media that has graced the area over the past 30 years.  The gallery is showcasing the classic and world famous South Bay Punk bands such as Pennywise, Black Flag and the Descendants as well as those better known around the area and those just getting started.  This will certainly be an interesting look at how the Punk scene has progressed over the years.

When and Where:

Punk Art will be on display NOW- April 1, 2010 at the Hermosa Beach Historical Museum and is open to all Ages.

Hermosa Beach Historical Museum
710 Pier Avenue
Hermosa Beach, Ca 90254
310 318 9421

HOURS: 10am-12pm Wednesdays, 2pm-4pm Saturdays and Sundays (excluding holidays)




On Tuesday, February 23, 2010 it will be the IHOP National Pancake Celebration where from 7am-10pm you can get a FREE short stack of 3 buttermilk pancakes.  IHOP asks that you consider making a donation to the Childrens Miracle Network, but they are not requiring it.  (however it would be a great idea!) :)