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Sounds Like San Diego: February 16

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    Vito Di Stefano
    The Heavy Guilt celebrate Al Howard's birthday at Soda Bar.

    We here at SoundDiego are big fans of Al Howard. Yes, sometimes he writes for us, but that's only when he has time being the main songwriter for the Heavy Guilt, Black Sands and Midnight Pine. His birthday is this week, and he's celebrating with some friends as the Heavy Guilt headline at Soda Bar. We've sneak-peeked their forthcoming record, and we think it's pretty great, and you'll probably be hearing much of it played on Saturday. Speaking of birthdays, our friend Steve Poltz has his 4th Annual 50th Birthday Party at the Belly Up. With guests like Tristan Prettyman and Toad the Wet Sprocket's Glen Philips, you really can't go wrong. Birthdays abound. Cupcakes not included.

    Saturday, Feb. 16:

    • The Heavy Guilt, Michael McGraw & the Butchers, Young Empress, DJ Claire @ Soda Bar
    • Steve Poltz’s 4th Annual 50th Birthday Party, featuring the Rugburns, Glen Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket) , Tristan Prettyman, the Lovebirds, Jack Tempchin @ Belly Up
    • OM, Sir Richard Bishop, Ana @ Casbah
    • Salvador Santana, Reed Street Sessions, Soul Sessions, Todo Mundo @ Griffin
    • Bateke Beat and Peligroso Carmello @710 Beach Club
    • Neon Beat @ Bar Pink
    • Dizzy's Present Bertday @ Jet Ski Rentals
    • Melly Frances, Distilled Spirits, Somebodys Darling, Mrs. Henry @ Tin Can 
    • The Lonesome Ones, Hard Fall Hearts, Reckless Ones, Pass the Axe @ Shakedown Bar
    • The Great Election @ Flying Elephant
    • Ocean Boogie @ Gallaghers
    • Allison Lonsdale, Buddy Zapatas Junkyard Republic, Cindy Lee Berryhill @ Lestats
    • Mercedes Moore Band @ Marble Room
    • Art: Yeller and Sezio present Parachute @ 627 8th Avenue
    • Black Sun Empire, DJ Yutaka, Gum B @ Ruby Room
    • Run the Course, Just In Case, Tangent Transmission, Jara, Crosswalk Heroes, the Gravities, Civil People @ Soma
    • Diamond Dust @ The Flame
    • Steam Powered Giraffe @ Four Points Sheraton
    • Michael Mack, Justin Ryan @ Spin
    • Dirty Panties, Pootang Clam, Wastage @ Tower Bar
    • D.A.M.B. @ El Dorado
    • Hi Roots, KNG MKR @ Boar Cross'n
    • Los Fabulocos @ Tio Leos
    • Travel Agents @ Winstons
    • Nick Bones, BEhind the Wagon, Tards @ Winstons

    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.