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Sounds Like San Diego: April 14

Vanessa Carlton headlines the Casbah Friday

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    Sounds Like San Diego: April 14
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    Vanessa Carlton headlines the Casbah Friday.

    The weekend is finally here and I couldn't be more excited about it. For many of you, Coachella is your weekend destination -- but if you're still going to be in town, you've got many amazing music options to choose from. At the Casbah, accomplished singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton has grown up since her early-'00s pop hits, and five studio records later, she's proving to be a skilled songstress worthy of a new listen. Meanwhile, Coachella artist Honne is in town with a show at the Belly Up, while "catchy and soulful electro-pop" trio Shaed headline Soda Bar. There are great shows all the way down the list and I hope there's something that catches your ear to make this weekend a great one.

    Friday, April 14:

    • Vanessa Carlton, Tristen @ Casbah
    • Honne @ Belly Up
    • Shaed, Manatee Commune @ Soda Bar
    • Tiger Army, T.S.O.L., Gamblers Mark @ The Observatory North Park
    • The Benedetti Svoboda Duo @ Dizzy's
    • DJ Mike Delgado @ Bar Pink
    • Betamaxx, Way Cool Jr. @ Music Box
    • Octagrape + guests @ Whistle Stop
    • Harvard Bass & friends @ Blonde
    • '80s vs. '90s @ Bar Pink
    • Peter Sprague @ Harbor Music Hall
    • La Escalera Fest Six6Seis @ Tower Bar
    • Bomb Squad feat. Steve McKinney & the SureFire Horns, Chugboat @ The Loft, UCSD
    • The Power Brokers: Fundraiser for CAF Challenged Athletes Foundation @ Belly Up (Happy Hour 5 p.m.)
    • Crooked, 7th Day Buskers @ Black Cat Bar
    • Good Riddance, Screw 32, Western Addiction, Bossfight @ Brick By Brick
    • Lindsay White, Jean Man @ Java Joe's
    • The Walking Phoenixes Tribute to Johnny Cash @ The Holding Company 1502
    • Lou's Birthday Bash @ Lestat's
    • Candid Dreamer, Beyond My Afterlife, Illuminate, Treaded, Vile creation, Vanguard @ SOMA
    • Casual Encounters @ The Merrow
    • Hellfire @ The Bancroft
    • Kevin Kinsella with Simple Creation, Dub Grammer @ 710 Beach Club
    • DJ Junior theDISCOpunk @ U-31
    • High Plaines Drifters @ Tio Leo's
    • Tradewinds @ Humphreys Backstage Live (5 p.m.)
    • Detroit Underground @ Humphreys Backstage Live (9 p.m.)
    • Popvinyl, DJ Autumn Leilani  @ V Lounge, Viejas Casino 
    • BB and Company @ Lobby Bar, Viejas Casino 
    • OB Comedy with Rich Vos headlining @ Winston's  (6-9 p.m.)
    • The Expanders, Arise Roots @ Winston's
    • After Hours in The Office w/ DJs Kid Wonder & Saul Q @ The Office
    • Deejay Al @ Fluxx
    • Beat Kitchen with DJs QSTN & Charlie Rock @ El Dorado
    • JR Jarris, Mikos Da Gawd and Orijanus @ Bang Bang
    • Camp Charlie Presents: Unicorn Invasion 2017 with DJ Dan @ Spin 
    • Protohype @ Bassmnt
    • Bassjackers @ Omnia
    • Goodtimes @ Henry's Pub
    • Omega Squad presents Deekline @ Kava Lounge
    • Club Musae @ Boar Cross'n

    Rosemary Bystrak is the publicist for the Casbah and writes about the San Diego music scene, events and general musings about life in San Diego on San Diego: Dialed In. Follow her updates on Twitter or contact her directly.

    Alex Matthews