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Bowerbirds Fly Into the Casbah

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Bowerbirds Fly Into the Casbah

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Sometimes I get asked how I can stay so enthusiastic about shows when I'm out seeing live music night after night. The truth is that sometimes there is definitely a little bit of a burnout, but there are worse ways to spend my time and I try to stay positive. Then there are shows like Bowerbirds and Dry the River tonight at the Casbah that make me so excited and remind me that any show-fatugue will dissipate as soon as the bands hit the stage. Bowerbirds haven't been here in a while, and Dry the River might be catching a new wave of British folky pop made mainstream by the success of Mumford & Sons, but I say bring it on: If a band or a whole movement can capitalize on such a pleasing sound and do it well with enough originality to be fresh, well, that is music to my ears.

Sunday, April 8:

  • Bowerbirds , Dry the River @ Casbah
  • Cali Cam, Skeme, Qualmes, Spodie, DJ L @ Soda Bar
  • Rock Hill presents Strictly Vinly: WeeG, Kid Twist @ The Griffin
  • Anti-Easter Tour, with Obeisance, Satanik, Goat Ritual, Mutilacion, Antebellum @ Ruby Room
  • Happy Endings, featuring DJs Joe Mana, Tramlife @ Bar Pink
  • Anything Goes DJs @ Whistle Stop
  • The Triumphant Return of Trivia @ Eleven
  • Sunday Cinema presents Goonies @ 710 Beach Club
  • La Dispute, Balance and Composure, All Get Out, Sainthood Reps @ Che Café
  • Earl Thomas @ Winston's (6 p.m.)
  • Jose Sinatra's OB-O-ke @ Winston's (Late Show 10 p.m.)
  • Tribe of Kings/Reggae Vibes @ U-31
  • Tegal Taylor Easter Brunch @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge Brunch (10 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
  • Aubrey Fay Holiday Brunch @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge (12:30-4:30 p.m.)
  • Reggie Smith @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge
  • Jamie Shadowlight: Electric Ladyland @ Anthology (7 p.m.)
  • The Hips @ Gallagher’s
  • Reggae Sundays @ Spin

Rosemary Bystrak 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.

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