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Sounds Like San Diego: August 28

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    NEWSLETTERS

    I always figured that enough music was out there on the internet that a paid subscription service seemed a little bit crazy, but between Slacker and Sirius XM, I can mindlessley flip on a station and hear all of the new music I want to hear, without having to interrupt work or other activities to search new music, download anything, or change an antiquated CD. I listen to XMU a whole lot, and everytime Majical Cloudz comes on, my ears perk up a little bit and I have to check who is playing through the speakers. Apparently I'm not the only one loving this Montreal duo because they're nominated for the Polaris Prize, which is Canada's version of the Grammys Best New Artist category. Majical's show at the Casbah should be a good one, and it will be a great opportunity to see them in a smaler venue with an intimate crowd. There might not be the case a next time when they roll into town again, so I'd suggest seeing them before they get big.

    Wednesday August 28:

    • Majical Cloudz, Moon King, Nicky Venus @ Casbah
    • Okay Okay, the Blackjackits, Sound Lupus @ Soda Bar
    • The Paragraphs, North Beach, Loose Snakes @ Belly Up
    • K. Flay, Sirah, We Are/She Is @ the Griffin
    • Night Owl Massacre, Dark Globe, Strangely Strange @ the Void
    • Wintersun, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Arsis, Starkill @ House of Blues
    • Hurry on Sundown, Trailduster, Travis Labrel, Christine Huber @ Tin Can Ale House
    • Regeneration Tour 2013 feat. Andy Bell, Howard Jones, Men Without Hats @ Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
    • Nick Africano, Carrie Welling @ Lestat's
    • Amerikan Bear, the Milkcrates, DJs Mikey Face & Angie @ Whistle Stop
    • Little Dove, the Vim Dicta, Just Like Jenna @ Til-Two Club
    • Gilbert Castellanos Jazz Jam @ Seven Grand
    • H.A.M. Pres. by DJ L @ Bar Pink
    • The Tighten Up @ El Dorado
    • Club Kingston with Quinto Sol, DJ Carlos Culture @ Winstons
    • Kice Simko & Friends @ Riviera Supper Club
    • The Groove Starring Stellita @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Sue Palmer @ Croce's
    • Stoney B Blues Band @ Kona Kai Resort
    • BLUSD Presents Jammingout the House of Blues @ House of Blues Voodoo Stage
    • Gilbert Castellanos Jazz Jam @ Seven Grand
    • Navy Showband West @ Spreckels Organ Pavilion (6 p.m.)
    • Club M.A.W. @ Henry's Pub
    • Mystique Element of Soul @ Patrick's Gaslamp Pub
    • Lady Dottie & the Diamonds @ Gallagher's Irish Pub
    • Future Wednesdays @ Kava Lounge
    • RIPS Entertainment presents @ the Office
    • Backwater Blues Band @ Crush (Solana Beach)
    • Live Audition Night @ Coyote Bar & Grill
    • Ron's Trio @ McP's Irish Pub
    • Firehouse Swing Night @ Queen Bee's

    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.