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Sounds Like San Diego: Dec. 30

The Academy Is... calling you to come out to the Observatory Wednesday

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    The Academy Is... perform at Observatory North Park Wednesday. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for MMA)

    Thursday is New Year's Eve, so you better believe the city is going to be swarming no matter where you go, but that also means that traditionally the night before (Wednesday, in this case) is pretty quiet. Oh sure, Donavon Frankenreiter will likely sell out his second night at the Belly Up, and Hot Chip is nearly sold out at the Casbah, but the weekend warriors (so to speak) and rookies won't quite be out in full force, so you should be able to really enjoy yourself as you watch the Academy Is... at the Observatory or Tijuana Panthers at Soda Bar. Of course, if you're looking for an insane party, catch the second night of LED's OMFG! at Valley View Casino Center.

    Wednesday, Dec. 30:

    • Hot Chip DJ Set, Goose and Mvrck @ Casbah
    • The Academy Is... @ Observatory North Park
    • Donavon Frankenreiter, Tim Curren @ Belly Up
    • Tijuana Panthers, the Soaks, Spooky Cigarette @ Soda Bar
    • Gilbert Castellanos Young Lions Series and Jazz Jam @ Panama 66
    • Eve Eve Dance Party with Mario Orduno @ Whistle Stop
    • OMFG! featuring Porter Robinson, 4B, Bixel Boys, Goshfather and Jinco, Mija, Kayliox, Kayzo, TJR, Kill the Noise @ Valley View Casino Center
    • Invective Concerts presents the Palmer Squares, Atlantis Rizing, KoolBeef Productions @ The Merrow
    • Stacy Antodel Duo @ Croce's Park West
    • K.C. Harris @ Java Joe's
    • Tropical Wednesday with DJ Mo Lyon @ U-31
    • Open Mic with Jefferson Jay @ Winston's (6-9 p.m.)
    • Club Kingston presents Simpkin Project with DJ Carlos Culture @ Winston's
    • The Ratts Revenge: DJ Tiki Thomas and Mikey Ratt @ Tower Bar
    • Debra Galan @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • DJ Vice @ Omnia
    • Full Strength Funk Band @ Tio Leo's
    • Wu Tang vs. West Coast @ El Dorado 
    • Open Mic/Open Jam @ 710 Beach Club (7-10 p.m.)
    • Joe Cardillo @ 710 Beach Club (10-11 p.m.)
    • A.O.K. Musik @ Henry's Pub

    Rosemary Bystrak is the publicist for the Casbah 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.