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Sounds Like San Diego: August 7

Courtney Barnett takes the Casbah by storm Thursday night

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    NEWSLETTERS

    It is really hard to beat two back-to-back nights of incredible shows, but to be completely honest, the show I have been waiting for all summer is happening tonight at the Casbah. Courtney Barnett hails from Australia and sure that she wouldn't meet commercial success, self-released her own music. Now on Mom + Pop records in the US, Barnett has been featured heavily on satellite radio and NPR, and every interview makes her style that much cooler. This is a woman you want to see live and further, she seems like the kind of person you just want to hang out with. She killed it at Lollapalooza over the weekend, and now we get to enjoy her in the intimacy of the Casbah. Do not miss this show.

    Thursday,  August 7:

    • Courtney Barnett, Crystal Skulls @ Casbah
    • Courtney Barnett in-store performance @M-Theory Records (5 p.m.)
    • Barbarian, Oliver Trolley, Hobie Givens @ Soda Bar
    • Triumph of the Wild Boy, Jesse LaMonaca @ Seven Grand
    • Teenage Burritos, Rank/Xerox, Vial, Contact @ Che Cafe
    • Natural Koncept 'High Class Creepin' Premiere w/DJs Blairly Legal & Platinum Pat @ Bar Pink
    • Ballyhoo! with Bumpin Uglies, Project Out of Bounds @ Belly Up
    • La Jolla Music Society Summerfest @ La Jolla Athenaeum (12:30 p.m., free)
    • Lynyrd Skynyrd @ Humphrey's Concerts By The Bay
    • Spiral Out, Domination, CFH @ Brick By Brick
    • Pulse Liberation, the Young Gents, Speaker In Reverse @ Tin Can
    • Iration, the Green, Stick Figure @ Open Air Theatre, SDSU
    • Whitherward, Michael Coughland @ Lestat's
    • Juicy J, Luke Christopher @ House of Blues
    • Asi Suena presents Los Aguas Aguas, Hector Guerra @ House of Blues
    • Acid House Night @ The Merrow
    • Casa Nuova vs Pro-K, BM & EvM, Darkslid3, Nat Beats, Strvnge Cloudz @ U-31
    • Gilbert Castellanos & the Park West Ensemble @ Croce's Park West
    • The McKinney Project @ Humphrey's Backstage Live
    • Rockin' Aces @ Tio Leo's
    • Hallelujah Expressway CD release with Jefferson Jay @ Winston's
    • IDGAF with Tony Junior @ Fluxx
    • Brillz @ Bassmnt
    • Novamenco @ 98 Bottles
    • Darkwave Garden DWG: Gothic Darkwave Dark '80s/'90s @ The Shakedown
    • Heritage Band (feat Megan Combs & David from Stranger), Hazmatt, DJ Reefah @ Gallagher's Irish Pub
    • Live Band Karaoke @ 710 Beach Club

    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.

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