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Sounds Like San Diego: April 20

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Rosemary Bystrak
    Fake Problems return to the Casbah for a headlining show after a successful run at South By Southwest.

    I've written ad nauseum about my adventures at this year's South By Southwest conference and festival. What I didn't really get to write about was the bands I didn't get to see. There are hundreds of bands that flood Austin, and though I ran into the guys in Fake Problems on two separate occasions -- and was able to hang out and chat with them a bit -- I seemed to always just miss their showcases. The band is on the road, however, so not only do I get to see them in my favorite venue, but because they're headlining, they'll get to play a full set as opposed to the short sets granted to bands at SxSW. On top of all that, the Pomegranates blew me away when they played the Casbah last year, so seeing them as support definitely tickles my eardrums. Get yourself to the Casbah tonight and support some touring bands that actually make me a little weak in the knees and remind me just how much of a fangirl I can be.

    Wednesday April 20:

    • Fake Problems, Pomegranates, Laura Stevenson and The Cans @ Casbah
    • Lost in the Trees, Sean Rowe @ The Loft
    • Rachael Cantu, fun. @ Porter's Pub
    • Cantua, Todo Mundo, Jesse Johnson Trio @ Soda Bar
    • The Dabbers, Tartufi @ Bar Pink
    • Red Fox Tails @ Lux At Night
    • Gypsy Waterbird, the Girls in Trouble, Seawall @ Tin Can
    • BFD presents Madhose 420, with Inspired Flight, DJ ManCat, Flying Laura, CRMNL, Gaux Nu Vaux, Mark Jesinoski, DJ Leif @ Belly Up
    • Chrisette Michele @ Anthology
    • J Majors presents Transidental Fury, Hendrix Lives @ Brick By Brick
    • Rock Hill presents Snoop Dogg, Seedless 420 @ 4th & B
    • Comedy with Dylan Boisvert @ Eleven
    • Tipper, David Starfire, Osal8 @ Spin
    • DJ Artistic Presents @ Ruby Room
    • Marie Haddad, Sinem Saniye, the Dane Drewis band @ Lestat's
    • Scott Carter and New Breed @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Urban Underground @ Kava Lounge
    • Club Kingston, with the Dub Lounge, Tommy Dubs DJ Carlos Culture @ Winston's
    • 145th Street @ Patrick's II
    • Cannonball @ Tiki House
    • Acoustic Fooks @ Dublin Square
    • Frankie Dee and the Funk Natra Band @ The Kraken
    • Mystique Element of Soul, DJ Paul D @ Coyote Bar & Grill
    • Gilbert Castellanos with the New Latin Jazz Quintet @ El Camino
    • Wednesday Night Shakedown @ Henry's Pub
    • Evolution @ Club Kadan
    • Safety Orange @ Typhoon Saloon
    • Fuzzy @ Croce's
    • Live Music Showcase @ O'Connell's
    • Smokey Hoof @ Stage Saloon
    • Manwhore Night @ Ken Club
    • Firehouse Swing Night @ Queen Bee's
    • Taryn Donath @ Marble Room
    • Eastbourne @ The V Lounge Viejas Casino
    • Now.Hear.This! @ Whistle Stop
    • Laguna @ McP's Irish Pub & Grill
    • Jesus Christ vs. the World @ Second Wind Santee
    • Mean Dinosaur, Munson Keef, Reason to Rebel, Train Wreck @ The Jumping Turtle

    Rosemary Bystrak writes about the San Diego music scene, events, and general musings about life in San Diego onSan Diego: Dialed In. She does social media for the Casbah, books at West Coast Tavern West Coast Tavern, and is trying her hand at band management. Follow her updates on Twitter or contact her directly.