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The Lawrence Arms play a sold-out show at the Casbah Saturday night

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The Lawrence Arms have been away for quite a while, but they play a sold-out show at the Casbah Saturday night.

    If you didn't plan ahead for this weekend, you might just be out of luck on some of the top shows. For example, the Lawrence Arms bring their punk rock to the Casbah and the show has been sold out for weeks. Meanwhile, Las Vegas' Imagine Dragons, whose first show was at the Casbah a handful of years ago, is now a breakout artist with crossover appeal to pop radio fans and are playing at Valley View Casino Center. That venue is notorious for tickets called "production holds", so if you're looking to get into the show, you might try the box office early in the afternoon and see if more seats have been released. Probably the big show of the night will be at the Griffin, with (Crosses), who sold out the Casbah last year and are playing a first come, first served show sponsored by 91x with tickets selling for 91 cents. Lots of good stuff tonight, so if you just check out your regular stomps like Tower Bar or Soda Bar, you're still going to have a pretty rocking night.

    Saturday, February 15:

    • The Lawrence Arms, Nothington, Great Apes, Dan Padilla @ the Casbah (Sold Out)
    • (Crosses), Dawn Golden @ the Griffin
    • Imagine Dragons, the Naked and Famous, Nico Vega @ Valley View Casino Center (Sold Out)
    • Desert Noises, the Paragraphs, Oh, Spirit @ Soda Bar
    • Allison Lonsdale, the Gregory Page Show @ Lestat's
    • High Noon, Tuxedo Skydive, Two Day Job @ 710 Beach Club
    • BoomBox, Ramona @ Belly Up
    • Neon Beat @ Bar Pink
    • Cedar Fire, Night Ritual, Tactical Fever @ the Tower Bar
    • Bacha Bazi, Apostasis, Dirt Squad, Bay of Pigs, perpetual motion machine, Meryl Streaker @ the Che Cafe
    • A Tribute to Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers featuring Willie Jones III @ 98 Bottles
    • 81st Bertday featuring Bertram Turetzky, Francesca Savage, Lorie Kirkell, Nancy Turetzky, David Savage and Chuck Perrin @ Dizzy's
    • Capsize, Icarus the Owl, Common Ground, Vinegar Tom, Ray Bentley, Machine Liar @ Epicentre
    • Tornado Magnet @ Riviera Supper Club
    • DJ Karma @ Fluxx
    • Boys Don't Disco @ Bang Bang
    • Almost Islanders, DJ Chelu @ Gallagher's Pub
    • Fan Halen with Livin on a Prayer @ the House of Blues
    • Sarah Petite (5:00), the Farmers (9:00) @ Humphrey's Backstage
    • Eric Sardinas, Lynch Mob @ Ramona MainStage
    • Growing Up Stupid, Crosswalk Heroes, Occupancy 64, Subsurfer, the Chill Banditos, Chrysalis @ SOMA
    • Viscous with Theosis, No Name Game and Swirl @ the Shakedown
    • Colour @ Tio Leo's
    • DJ Qenoe @ U31
    • Gabe Vega & Saul, DJ Silence de LaRue @ the Whistle Stop
    • The Kevin Wallace Project (5:00), the Routine and Broken Stems @ Winston's

    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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