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Sounds Like San Diego: February 9

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Rosemary Bystrak
    The Builders and the Butchers return to the Casbah for their first show in San Diego in more than a year.

    I've been trying to take it easy the past couple nights. Despite the fact that the scene doesn't stop, I've got family in town, and well, priorities are priorities. That changes tonight when Murder By Death and the Builders and the Butchers return to the Casbah. I love Murder By Death, and the deep-baritone vocals of singer/guitarist Adam Turla always resurrect the ghosts of the old country with a modern spin. But the truth is I insanely love the Builders and the Butchers. You think you know what you're gonna get, especially when you see their giant box of percussive instruments for the crowd to play during their set -- or at the very least during the finale -- but the truth is that every show is better than the last, or maybe our brains can't really adequately recall just how much fun we have at each show. Whichever it is, I'll be there, right up front, joining the cacophony of noise that comes from the stage time after time. Check out this video from one of their past performances at the Casbah.

    Wednesday, Feb. 9:

    • Murder By Death, the Builders and the Butchers, Damion Suomi and the Minor Prophets @ Casbah
    • Chasing Kings, Hotel St. George @ Bar Pink
    • Bushwalla, Dawn Mitschele, Alysse Fischer @ Belly Up
    • Baby Birds Don't Drink Milk, Paper Forest, Kelsea Rae Little @ Soda Bar
    • Jesse LaMonaca @ Hennessey's PB
    • Plain White T's, Parachute, MIGGS @ House of Blues
    • Birds of Paradise, Conceptus @ Tin Can
    • L.E.D. presents Skrillex, Tommy Lee and DJ Aero, Juggernaut @ Voyeur (18-plus; sold out)
    • Gregory Porter @ Anthology
    • Lady Dottie and the Diamonds @ Gallagher's
    • Old Tiger @ Riviera Supper Club
    • Spinn Cycle, presented by the Infusion Project and No Sucker DJs @ Ruby Room
    • Wreck Shop Wednesdays @ The Office
    • A Night of Belly Dancers and Music @ Lestat's
    • Matt Suarez @ Lyman Saville Theater @ San Diego City College
    • Dub Dorado presents Special Guest, Mr. Biggs, Headshake, Austin Speed @ El Dorado
    • The Soul Persuaders @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Club Kingston presents High Roots @ Winston's
    • Blue Largo @ Patrick's II
    • Acoustic Fooks @ Dublin Square
    • Safety Orange @ Hennessey's Gaslamp
    • Joe Rathburn @ The Sunset Temple
    • Shelle Blue @ Coyote Bar & Grill
    • Gilbert Castellanos with the New Latin Jazz Quintet @ El Camino
    • Wednesday Night Shakedown @ Henry's Pub
    • Robin Wilbaks @ Stage Saloon
    • Jeff Moore and the Witch Doctors @ The Kraken
    • Jim Fitz @ Kava Lounge
    • Fuzzy @ Croce's
    • Laguna @ McP's Irish Pub & Grill
    • Firehouse Swing Night @ Queen Bee's
    • Melissa Eisler @ Portugalia
    • Sister Speak @ PB Bar & 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.