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Sounds Like San Diego: April 21

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Rosemary Bystrak
    Transfer play their first San Diego show since returning home from their European tour.

    How fast do you think you can safely drive from the Loft at UCSD to Fluxx in the Gaslamp? I'm only asking because tonight you might want to consider seeing a rare reunion of Janu and the Whalesharks before you welcome Transfer home from their huge European tour. Janu is an indie-folk band that had roots in San Diego and Orange County before its members moved or went off to college. We know Transfer is great, but this is possibly the final Daydream Nation event at Fluxx, so if you're curious about the venue and would like to support one of San Diego's favorites at the same time, this is a worthy option. Of course, if you check out one or both of those shows, you're gonna have to be OK with missing great shows at the Casbah and Soda Bar, too. I haven't quite laid out my course of action, but you can be sure there will be at least two, if not three shows in my rounds tonight.

    Thursday, April 21:

    • Janu and the Whalesharks, the Howls, the Smart Brothers @ The Loft
    • Daydream Nation presents Transfer, Rafter, Republic of Letters, DJ Ikah Love, hosted by Tim Pyles @ Fluxx
    • Beat Connection; He's My Brother, She's My Sister; Porcelain Fangs @ Casbah
    • Colin Clyne @ West Coast Tavern
    • Old Tiger, Stevie Harris and the Hi-Stax, the Red Fox Tails @ Soda Bar
    • Twins Entertainment presents Movimiento Alterado @ House of Blues
    • 91X presents Iration, Mike Pinto, the Holdup @ Belly Up
    • Friends of Ciudad Oculta @ Anthology
    • Mad Rad, Dominique leone, Slpwlkrs @ Tin Can
    • Lady Dottie and the Diamonds, Low Volts @ Eleven
    • L.E.D. presents Nero, Araabmuzik @ Voyeur
    • Third Thursday with Brawley @ Bar Pink
    • Civet, Continental @ The Shakedown Bar
    • Dyer, Where Titans Roam, Randy Chiurazzi, Joe Flatt, the Martians, the Filthy Violets, Ron Franklin, the Gospel Swamp Blues Band @ Brick By Brick
    • Missy Andersen @ Marble Room
    • The NFormals, the Winchester Friendlies @ Lestat's
    • Wendy Bailey and True Stories @ Riviera Supper Club
    • Men Seeking Women, Dear Indugu, April Ventura and the Magnolias @ Ruby Room
    • Melanie Devaney and Band @ Claire de Lune
    • Shay Blues Revue @ Patrick's II
    • Full Circle @ Tiki House
    • Steel Foundation, Bozzani Brothers @ Coyote Bar & Grill
    • All Things Rad presents Irons Going Away Party @ El Dorado
    • Moonlight Serenade Orchestra @ The Lucky Star Restaurant
    • Ruby and the Red Hots @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Celebrate 4:20 @ Hensley's Flying Elephant
    • Galactic Reign, Moly/Poly, Mike Gao, Mystery Cave, L.Ron Butterfly, Misk, Future Experimental Sounds @ Kava Lounge
    • Soul Jazz @ Croce's
    • The Flock of '80s @ Henry's Pub
    • Blame Sally @ The Sunset Temple
    • Danny Langdon @ The Kraken
    • Adam Shenk @ Portugalia
    • Propaganda @ Boar Cross'n
    • Generations Party @ U-31
    • The Isreal Maldonado band @ Winston's
    • Maka @ Davina's Cabo Grill
    • Road Noise @ Hennessey's Carlsbad
    • Its Mental @ Second Wind Navajo
    • Stepping Feet @ RT's Longboard Grill
    • Tommy and Tina @ McP's Irish Pub & Grill
    • Makeout Weird with Bumbklaatt @ Whistle Stop
    • Luke Daniels and Friends @ Beaumont's

    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.