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Sounds Like San Diego: February 8

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Rosemary Bystrak
    The Goomies are a young San Diego band performing tonight at the House of Blues' Local Brews Local Grooves weekly showcase.

    All music comes full circle, and the current revival of the old Stax and Motown sounds are bringing a whole new generation of crooners who draw inpiration from the past while moving their music forward. Eli "Paperboy" Reed is one such singer, and this white boy has got some serious soul. Head over to the Casbah for some Tuesday-night booty shaking.

    Around town you can head over to the House of Blues for their weekly Local Brews Local Grooves showcase. Bands register through Listen Local SD, so you're hearing new bands -- all for free -- on the Salvation Alley stage located on the main floor of the venue. I haven't seen all of these bands, but the New Assembly are amazing, and I recently met the Goomies after a January show at Soda Bar and totally dug their sound. While you're downtown, swing by El Dorado to catch the Mattson II or head up to Hillcrest to check out Circa Now.

    Tuesday Feb. 8:

    • Eli "Paperboy" Reed, Jared Lee, the Amandas @ Casbah
    • Local Brews Local Grooves: David Dewes, the Hit on List, Landis, the New Assembly, the Goomies @ House of Blues
    • Ladycop, Lights On, One Trick Pony, Lanterns @ Soda Bar
    • John Paul Whipple, Old Devis @ Tin Can
    • 52nd Street (Billy Joel tribute band) @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Mattson 2 @ El Dorado
    • Green Decade presents SIN Night with Rightjahs Blend @ Winston's
    • Circa Now @ Ruby Room
    • Haste the Day, Mychildren Mybride, the Chariot, A Plea for Purging, City Delivered @ Soma
    • Tommy Price and the Stilettos @ Henry's Pub
    • Voice of the Wetlands All Stars, Mike Zito @ Anthology
    • Nena Anderson @ Riviera Supper Club
    • Train of Thought, featuring Elaine Faye @ Queen Bee's
    • Matt Commerce @ Hennessey's PB
    • Sketchy Black Dog, featuring Misha Piatigorsky @ Dizzy's
    • Cowboy Jack @ Hennessey's Carlsbad
    • Comedy Night @ Lestat's
    • Paradise, featuring Michele Lundeen @ Patrick's ll
    • Dave Booda Acoustic @ Tiki House
    • Friends Chill @ Whistle Stop
    • Doug Allen, Suzy Bongo @ The Kraken
    • Buzz Campbell and Hot Rod Lincoln @ Valley View Casino
    • Mike Gardner @ Cheers (Ramona)
    • Ron's Duo @ McP's Irish Pub & Grill

    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.