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Sounds Like San Diego: Dec. 17

Wednesdays goes country with a honky-tonk holiday show at Belly up and more

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Marissa Carter
    Wednesday gets countrified with locals Nancarrow and others at Belly Up for a special holiday show.

    OK, OK, maybe the outlook for music isn't so bleak as the holidays approach. On Wednesday you can have a local face-melter of a night with Ghetto Blaster at the Casbah, or check out some of Jake Najor's new tunes with Taurus Authority at Bar Pink. Things get a little bit country at the Belly Up with Nancarrow, Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash and Brawley. If you're looking for a touring act, check out Soda Bar for L.A.'s Francisco the Man, who just released a debut on Fat Possum and are being hailed by blogs like Consequence of Sound as a band to watch. Plenty of choices to get you over the midweek hump. 

    Wednesday, Dec. 17:

    • Ghetto Blaster, Madly, Moonshine @ Casbah
    • Taurus Authority @ Bar Pink
    • A Country Christmas with Nancarrow, Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash, Brawley @ Belly Up
    • Francisco the Man, Sundrop Electric, Philosopher's Ray Gun @ Soda Bar
    • Bitch Please ('90s hip-hop/R&B) @ The Hideout
    • Christmas with Lunasa featuring Karan Casey @ Califronia Center for the Arts, Escondido
    • Caroline Corn, Tim Connelly, Ilya Shatov @ Lestat's
    • Chans Valdez @ Croce's Park West
    • Gilbert Castellanos Jazz Jam @ Seven Grand
    • The Tighten Up! @ El Dorado
    • Records with Roger @ Bluefoot
    • Skank Roots Project, SM Familia with DJ Carlos Culture @ Winston's
    • DJ Tiki Thomas & Mikey Ratt @ Tower Bar
    • Willovealot @ Humphrey's Backstage Live
    • The Fooks @ Henry's Pub
    • DJ Christopher London @ Henry's Pub (9:30 p.m.-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.