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Sounds Like San Diego: December 15

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    NEWSLETTERS

    A white buffalo is considered a sacred symbol in Native American folklore, so when the White Buffalo returns to the Casbah tonight, you'll certainly understand why Jake Smith deserves the moniker. He's towering onstage and sings in a low register, and though he's a singer/songwriter, the stories he narrates in his music have a depth and beauty that sets them apart from many others in the classification. The last time he was in town, I walked in on him in the Casbah office, and, despite being slightly intimidated by his stature, he introduced himself and couldn't have been a nicer guy. It makes me glad that he keeps on coming back.

    Thursday, Dec. 15:

    • The White Buffalo, River City, April Ventura and the Magnolias @ Casbah
    • Standing Shadows, Black Party Politics, Neon Cough @ Soda Bar
    • Dead Winter Carpenters, Amanda Abizaid @ Lestat's
    • Cheers for Joy toy drive/fundraiser, featuring Nena Anderson & the Mules @ Bar Pink
    • Privatized Air, Mr. Crumb, Hounstooth, Ninja Love @ Tin Can
    • Save Amos, Londons Falling, From Scars @ Eleven
    • The Calico Kids, Vignette, Narinas @ Brick By Brick
    • Venice Christmas Show, Charlie Vaughn @ Belly Up
    • Magic 92.5 presents the Quiet Storm, featuring Brian McKnight, Al B. Sure, Jon B, Surface, Force MDs @ Valley View Casino Center
    • TheBreax @ House of Blues
    • Hello Fiasco @ Ruby Room
    • Physixal Education presents French Kiss Collective, Latin Lovers, Clever Cat @ El Dorado
    • Rio Peligroso @ Riviera Supper Club
    • Jetwash, Franklin Lounge @ Winston's
    • Gun Fever @ The Shakedown Bar
    • Anthology House Band @ Anthology
    • Sezio art show/fundraiser @ Luce Loft
    • Dave Booda Trio @ Tiki House
    • Club Mercy & Black Resume present Tyga @ Porter's Pub
    • Brian Smith, Ladies and Gentlemen @ Park Gallery
    • L.E.D. presents Dillon Francis @ Voyeur
    • EDM, with Eventvibe DJs @ Fluxx
    • Liquid Geometry @ Kava Lounge
    • Missy Andersen @ Patrick's Gaslamp Pub
    • Moonlight Serenade Orchestra @ The Lucky Star Restaurant
    • Shane Dwight @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • iParty Thursdays @ Henry's Pub
    • Club '80s @ Club Kadan
    • Ease Up @ Gallagher's
    • The Brokers Band @ Coyote Bar & Grill
    • Open Mic @ Queen Bee's
    • Live Band Karaoke @ 710 Beach Club
    • Gilbert Castellanos & the New Latin Jazz Quintet @ Croce's
    • Real Brew @ Boar Cross'n
    • Myron Frame @ The Kraken
    • Makeout Weird @ Whistle Stop
    • Harmony Road @ McP's Irish Pub

    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.

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