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Sounds Like San Diego: August 6

Barbarian are set to open Wednesday's Open Air Theatre show for Arctic Monkeys

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    Barbarian open the Arctic Monkeys show at SDSU's Open Air Theatre Wednesday.

    This has been an awesome week for music. Maybe we have Lollapalooza to thank, or Outside Lands (more likely), but we have some amazing bands rolling through town. Tonight we have the awesome Jagwar Ma at the Casbah and Arctic Monkeys at SDSU's Open Air Theatre, both of which are sold out. But the big news in all that is that San Diego's Barbarian has been selected to open for Arctic Monkeys. I'm not sure what went down to make it happen, but it is a huge perk for the band, and a small win for all local bands who just might be on the radar of someone who makes such decisions. If you haven't heard, Barbarian is also headlining our Aug. 29 SoundDiego LIVE Platinum party at Bar Pink -- RSVP here to get in for free. Some shows that haven't sold out yet that might be of interest include Josh Damigo at Tin Can, New Madrid at Soda Bar, and Ex-Cult at Til-Two Club.

    Wednesday, August 6:

    • Jagwar Ma, Fascinator @ Casbah (sold out)
    • Arctic Monkeys, Barbarian @ Open Air Theatre, SDSU (sold out)
    • Josh Damigo & the Freeloaders, James Anaya, Patrick Lanzetta @ Tin Can
    • Ex-Cult, Zig Zags, Octagrape @ Til-Two Club
    • New Madrid, Swimm, Moonpool @ Soda Bar
    • Jesse Daniel Edwards, Neighbors to the North, Brothers Weiss @ Belly Up
    • DJ Grandmasta Rats @ Bar Pink
    • Save The Che Benefit: Little Nature, Taco Contrl, Lora Mathis, Hollie Might @ Che Cafe
    • Ms. Silky Soul @ Humphrey's Backstage Live
    • Jeremy Morris and Friends @ Lestat's
    • Young Lion Series feat. Sahara Grim @ Croce's Park West 
    • Mozheart- A Tribute to The Smiths & Morrissey feat. Still Ill, BIDI, DJs Saul Q & Cobra Heart @ U-31
    • Gilbert Castellanos Jazz Jam @ Seven Grand
    • The Tighten Up! @ El Dorado
    • Records with Roger @ Bluefoot
    • Club Kingston Presents: Jam Kwest with DJ Carlos Culture @ Winston's
    • Homesick Hitchers, Freako @ Boar Cross'n
    • Hot Mess @ Gallagher's Irish Pub
    • Open Mic @ The Merrow
    • Open Mic/Open Jam @ 710 Beach Club
    • Johnny Tarr @ Henry's Pub (7:30-9:30)
    • DJ Christopher London @ Henry's Pub (9:30- close)

    Rosemary Bystrak is the publicist for the Casbah and The North Park Theatre, 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.