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Sounds Like San Diego: January 7

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Barbarian
    Barbarian

    In most major music markets, a residency can make or break a band. A hot new indie group might even go so far as bi-coastal residencies, and I've seen bands perform in New York and Los Angeles back to back over the course of a few weeks just to get in front of enough eyeballs and earholes to spark up some blog and other media buzz. There have been a few successful residencies over the past few years in San Diego with a similar goal, but I don't recall any going head to head as is the case this month. Over at the Soda Bar, Barbarian kick off their residency while Family Wagon start theirs at the Casbah. Both bands are worth your while and have lined up some stellar support acts over the next few weeks, so instead of choosing for you, I'll just say that I suggest you catch both bands at least once each this month. You can thank me later. 

    Monday, Jan. 7:

    • Barbarian, Dirty Sirens, Buddy Banter @ Soda Bar
    • Hyena, Family Wagon, Boy King @ Casbah
    • Monday Night Mass with the Husky Boy All-Stars @ Bar Pink
    • Deejha & Walter @ Patrick's Gaslamp Pub
    • Trivia Quiz Night @ Whistle Stop
    • The Tin Can Country Club featuring David Francis @ Tin Can
    • Dirty Mondays with DJ Gabe Vega @ The Saloon (Encinitas)
    • Dave Scott & Monsoon Jazz @ Croce's
    • Chet Cannon Blues Party @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Electric Waste Band @ Winston's
    • Karaoke @ Til-Two Club
    • Open Mic @ Lestat's
    • Karaoke @ Coyote Bar & Grill
    • Danny Green Trio @ Lyceum Theatre noon
    • Trish Tacon, Gian Caballero @ Stage Bar
    • Trivia Mondays @ 710 Beach Club
    • Doug Allen @ The Kraken

    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.