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Sounds Like San Diego: August 20

Find out who can spark up your Tuesday with pretty indie folk at the Griffin

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    NEWSLETTERS

    A few months ago I predicted the inevitable success of Yellow Red Sparks after seeing them live at the Griffin. Perhaps superstardom takes a little longer than I projected, but the good news is you can see this incredible band and their pretty indie folk tunes again at the Griffin. If you appreciate beautiful and layered harmonies, this is the band for you. On the other hand, Tumbleweed Wanderers and Soda Pants are at the Soda Bar, both satisfy the urge to hear rambunctious folk rock -- the kind that makes you stomp your feet and join in on several "heys" and "hos." Maybe the timing will work out and you can catch a little of both.

    Tuesday August 20:

    • Yellow Red Sparks, Hello Penelope, the Ultimate Bearhug, the Llamadors @ the Griffin
    • Casbah presents Tumbleweed Wanderers, Soda Pants @ Soda Bar
    • Pool Party, We Are Sirens, Without Papers @ Casbah
    • Gayle Skidmore, Tori Roze & the Hot Mess, the Smart Brothers @ Belly Up
    • Burgers & Beers @ Tin Can Ale House
    • Hard Fall Hearts, the Returners, Kitty in a Caskethold, tbd @ the Void
    • Local Brews Local Grooves featuring Mohavi Soul, Wild Older Women, the Rollers, Dixie Maxwell, Tim Connolly @ House of Blues Voodoo Stage
    • Jesse Davis @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Mike Wofford/Holly Hofmann Quartet @ Croce's
    • Beneath Oblivian, Mortar, Lazy Cobra @ the Shakedown Bar
    • Smokey Hoof @ Winstons
    • Stoney B Blues Band @ Spreckels Organ Pavilion (6 p.m.)
    • Train of Thought @ Queen Bee's
    • Tomcat Courtney @ La Gran Tapa
    • Doug Allen @ the Kraken
    • Sweet Dreams @ Tiki House
    • High Tech Tuesdays @ Kava Lounge
    • Walter's Chicken Jam @ Patrick's Gaslamp Pub
    • Friends Chill @ Whistle Stop
    • Tiki Two's Day with Mr. Adrian Demain & Guest @ Bar Pink
    • Gene Warren @ McP's Irish Pub
    • Stand Up Comedy @ Til-Two Club
    • 710 Bass Club @ 710 Beach Club
    • Karaoke @ Kensington Club

     

    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.