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Sounds Like San Diego: February 11

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Rosemary Bystrak
    Film School return to San Diego on the heels of a new release, new label and reinvigorated energy to devote to music.

    FM 94/9's About the Music series is one of the best consistent events this town has to offer. You get to see great bands with low ticket prices, all while donating $1 of every ticket to benefit music education in local schools.

    The shows are usually at the Belly Up, so it's no surprise that tonight's show at Casbah has been sold out for some time, but for those who planned ahead, know that you're in for a treat. While headliners Film School are L.A.-based, bassist Lorelei Metze (nee Plotzyck) now calls San Diego home, and the band's latest record is on local label Hi-Speed Soul Records.

    If you weren't lucky enough to snag tickets, check out a free show over at the Whistle Stop, Pine Mountain Logs up at the Belly Up or a great collection of indie buzz bands over at Soda Bar.

    Friday, Feb. 11:

    • FM 94/9 About The Music presents Film School, the Dabbers, the Howls, Tapedeck Mountain @ Casbah (sold out)
    • Pine Mountain Logs, Charlie Vaughn and the Daily Routine @ Belly Up
    • Fol Chen, DUDES, Hands @ Soda Bar
    • Pocket @ Bar Pink
    • Starcrossed, The New Assembly, Schitzophonics, Recordable Colors @ Ruby Room
    • Pussy Galore presents Rookie Card & Friends performing Wilco, Murmur (REM tribute), DJs Robin Roth and Terryn S. @ Whistle Stop
    • Love Is For The Weak Campain 2011 feat. Subtraction, The Blaculas, Hocus, Under The Stone, Squirelly Arts @ IB Skate Park (425 Imperial Beach Blvd, All ages, $5, 5pm)
    • Toothless George, Behind The Wagon, Screamin Yeehaws, Jonny Castle @ The Shakedown
    • Mystery Cave, Netherfriends, Wet Years, Werebear @ Tin Can
    • The Brown Man Group feat. DJs Juliancito, Jah Wobbles, Dr. Seussio @ Til Two Club
    • Syndicate, Beautiful View, Bella Novela @ Eleven
    • Feel The Noise Electro Dance with Headshake, Gabe Vega, Saul Q, hosted by Trevor Dean @ U -31
    • Christopher Dale's Operation Rock with Sweettooth, Satellite Sky, Red Hand @ O'Connell's
    • Badfish (Sublime tribute), Scotty Don't, Fayuca @ House of Blues
    • Ablaze, Revival, Anson, DJ Rudy Roots @ Soundwave
    • Eleonor England Black Valentine @ Lestat's
    • Home Sweet Phycadelic, Restavrant @ Brick By Brick
    • The Devastators @ Winston's
    • Slower, Way Cool Jr @ 710 Beach Club
    • Zion I, Mack n Biz, Atlantis Rising, Top of the World, Cizflow, A.O.T.A. @ Epicentre
    • Sweetheart Swing feat. Candye Kane @ Belly Up (5:30 pm)
    • Parkway Drive, Set Your Goals, The Ghost Inside, The Warriors, Grave Maker @ Soma
    • Fabulous Ultratones @ Humphrey's Backstage Lounge (5-7pm)
    • Detroit Underground @ Humphrey's Backstage Lounge (9 pm)
    • The Sidekicks Duo @ Donovan's Circle of Fifths
    • The Delfonics Revue, On Key, Yolanda Harie, Curt Quinn @ 4th & B
    • Michael Franks @ Anthology (Early Show 7:30pm, Late Show 9:30 pm)
    • Bad Neighbor @ Stage Saloon
    • Charbra, Kitten With A Whip, Tori Roze and the Hot Mess @ Portugalia
    • Thanks Jack, Good Grief, Ruletta, Wooly Mammal, Act Natural, Mascot Matt & The Damons, The Urban Outcast @ Queen Bee's
    • Endoxi, DJ Chelu @ Gallagher's
    • Bill Magee Blues Band @ The Marble Room
    • Felix da Housecat, Deth Hertz @ Voyeur
    • Zenbu Fridays with DJ Leif @ Zenbu Cardiff
    • Viernes Oscuros feat. DJ Brother Darkness @ El Take It Easy
    • Grand Masta Rats, DJ Allgood @ El Dorado
    • Strut feat. Halo, Cris Herrera, Paluka @ Kava Lounge
    • Jet Set with DJ Melo D, Miles Mason @ Fluxx
    • Brent James & The ContraBand, Keep The Change @ Ramona Mainstage
    • Brahms Double Concerto @ Copley Symphony Hall
    • Kodo Drummers of Japan @ Balboa Theatre

    Rosemary Bystrak writes about the San Diego music scene, events, and sometimes whatever creeps into her head on her music blog San Diego: Dialed In. Check it for even more listings. She also provides social media content for the Casbah. Follow her updates at twitter.com/sddialedin or submit your music listings.