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Cursive Return to the Casbah

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Tony Balucci for Cobra Camanada
    Cursive return to the Casbah.

    Over the years, Cursive fans have held on tight as the beloved band went through several on-again, off-again phases, but the band's latest release, I Am Gemini, finds a mature band that is well connected to its past while setting out on a solid path with no signs of giving up any time soon. This record is unique in that it gives a full fictional narrative throughout the tracks. Unfortunately, the show sold out early, but Soda Bar and Tin Can offer up some viable indie options.

    Sunday, February 26:

    • Cursive, Ume, Virgin Islands @ Casbah (sold out)
    • Ben Union, Interrobang, Misc. Ailments, Song & Stereo @ Soda Bar
    • Brick by Brick and Shakedown Bar present English Dogs, the Casualties, Toxic Holocaust, Havok, the Strikers @ the Epicentre
    • Autumn Electric, Johnny Unicorn, the Flowerthief, Z Many Life @ Ruby Room
    • America, the Riders @ Belly Up
    • Fake Figures, I Am the Icarus, Black Lantern @ Tin Can
    • Listen Local Young Performers Showcas, featuring Ian Cogan (5 p.m.), Natalya Phillips (5:30 p.m.), Emma Rose & the Band (6 p.m.), Emergency Shut Off (7 p.m.), Forged From Fate (8 p.m.) @ House of Blues (5th Avenue Sidestage)
    • Dizzy's presents Bob Boss, Marshall Hawkins, Joshua White, Roy Gonzalez, Evan Christopher @ 98 Bottles
    • Night of the Cookers @ Whistle Stop
    • Polaris at Noon, Keith Sweaty, Pretty Too Bad @ The Griffin
    • Before I Get Old…, featuring Old Man Johnson spinning a night of mod music @ Bar Pink
    • Robin Henkel Band @ Lestat's
    • Pants Karaoke @ Eleven
    • l.o.l invasian with Jimmy Ouyang, Danny Cho and Aiko Tanaka @ The Loft, UCSD
    • Jose Sinatra's OB-O-ke @ Winston's
    • Tribe of Kings/Reggae Vibes @ U-31
    • Marcus Anderson @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge Brunch (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
    • Marcus Anderson @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge
    • Michael Shenker, Robin McAuley, Taz Taylor Band, Symbolic @ 4th & B
    • Roslyn Kind @ Anthology (7p.m.)
    • 12th Planet, Flinch @ Voyeur
    • Reggae Sundays @ Spin

    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.