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Sounds Like San Diego: April 3

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Courtesy Karl Denson
    Karl Denson's Tiny Universe return to the Belly Up for a second night.

    The weekend is here, but if you're on spring break, chances are it makes no difference to you. For the rest of us working saps, it couldn't come soon enough. On Friday, you can catch the second night of Karl Denson's Tiny Universe performing RUN DMC at the Belly Up or see some Chicago rock from Disappears at the Casbah. Soda Bar welcomes back our hometown heroes, the Donkeys (we shot them live at SxSW -- watch it HERE); Bonobo -- who has sold out the Casbah, Belly Up and House of Blues -- come to the Observatory for a DJ set (which I suspect is going to be much more amazing than it sounds), and Silent Comedy's good pal Bryan John Appleby plays at the Loft at UCSD. Of course, you can go to a free show with one of Al Howard's many projects, Rebecca Jade & the Cold Fact, at the Whistle Stop with Verigolds. While there's lots to do, the tricky part will be whittling it down to one option.

    Friday, April 3:

    • Karl Denson's Tiny Universe presents RUN-DMC REMIXED @ Belly Up
    • Disappears, the Dabbers, Octagrape @ Casbah
    • Bonobo (DJ set) @ Observatory North Park
    • Bryan John Appleby @ The Loft (9:30 p.m.)
    • Rebecca Jade & the Cold Fact, the Verigolds @ Whistle Stop Bar (check out our Verigolds Spotlight segment)
    • The Donkeys, Buxton, Bitchin Summer @ Soda Bar (we shot the Donkeys live at SxSW -- watch it HERE
    • The Wailers @ Harrah's Resort Southern California (read our interview here)
    • Soda Bar presents the Swellers, Heartsounds, Russ Rankin, Western Settings @ House of Blues, Voodoo Stage
    • Soda Bar Presents: Lazy Left – Art Craft & Ammo Expo @SAID Space (Encinitas)
    • DJ Artistic @ Bar Pink
    • Los Sweepers, Stalins of Sound @ The Balboa
    • Berkley Hart (CD release show) @ Java Joe's
    • The Dustbowl Revival @ Templar's Hall, Old Poway Park
    • Euphoria Brass Band @ Seven Grand
    • Roots Covenant @ Boar Cross'n
    • K Theory @ Fluxx
    • The Used, Every Time I Die, Marmozets, the Eeries @ House of Blues
    • The Reflectors (5 p.m.), Beta Maxx (9 p.m.) @ Humphrey’s Backstage Live
    • Ian Tordella, Star Party @ 98 Bottles
    • Milo, the Attic Ends, Liquid Whip @ Lestat's
    • bMUSE (tribute to Muse), Karma Police, Skrillish @ Ken Club
    • The Matt Hall BeBop Exlosion ft. Rickey Woodard @ The Loft (7:30 p.m.)
    • Fire in the Hamptons, Kid Cadaver, Iguana Nights @ The Merrow
    • Matt Heinecke (5 p.m.), the Moves, Boxcar Chief, the Yes Team @ The 710 Beach Club
    • Focus In Frame, Catching Your Clouds, Century, Redeem Revive, Here From the Start, Always the Understudy @ SOMA
    • One Night of Queen – Performed by Gary Mullen and the Works @ Sycuan
    • Christ Killer Record Release w/ Pissed Regardless, Ramp Locals, Bainbridge @ Til Two Club
    • Levi Dean & the Americats @ The Wine Lover
    • The Maykers & the Travel Agents @ Winston’s
    • Wax Motif @ Bang Bang
    • DJ Junior the DISCOpunk @ Air Conditioned Lounge
    • TOOMBAO! @ Kava Lounge
    • Reef Bound Sol and Ned and the Dirt, The Social Club, Hoi Polloi, 3 By Design @ Brick By Brick
    • 22 Kings, Melly Frances & the Distilled Spirit Duo @ Sycamore Den

    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.