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Sounds Like San Diego: Jan. 8

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    Sean Watkins is Nickel Creek's guitarist and Sara's brother. Both Sara and Sean grew up in North County.

    Last year was a very good one for Sean Watkins. Between his solo projects, getting Nickel Creek back together for a tour and album, and all his projects on the horizon, it would appear that 2015 will be a great year for the singer/songwriter as well. Hang out with him and opener Lauren Shera at the Casbah on Thursday. Meanwhile, it's an all-out dance party at the Irenic with Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic -- and this one is all-ages, so you can still get home by 10:30 p.m. Rapper Too Short appears at Porter's Pub, Seven Grand hosts a special showcase, and Daniel Crawford will make it easy to cry in your whisky at Sycamore Den.

    Thursday, Jan. 8:

    • Sean Watkins, Lauren Shera @ Casbah
    • Casbah presents Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic, DJ Abilities @ The Irenic
    • Cumbia Machin, La Diabla, DJ Viejo Lowbo @ Soda Bar
    • Too Short @ Porter's Pub
    • Sande Lollis & Enter the Blue Sky, Radios Silent, Serovox, Carrie Shannon & Breck Jensen, Christine Parker @ Seven Grand
    • G Boom Box @ The Hideout
    • John Mills Times Ten @ Dizzy's
    • Daniel Crawford, Ashley Pond @ Sycamore Den
    • The Dictators NYC, Motor 666 @ Brick By Brick
    • SoundON Festival @ La Jolla Athenaeum
    • Raven & Gold, Phili Villalobos, Matt Alcantara @ Lestat's
    • Gregory Page @ Java Joe's
    • Hot Mustard, Badabing @ The Merrow
    • Club '80s @ The Bancroft
    • Taiko @ The Loft
    • DJ Junior the DISCOpunk @ U-31
    • Bruce Forman & Mike Wofford (8 p.m., 10 p.m.) @ Croce's Park West
    • Marcus Shaw & B.I.G. @ Humphrey's Backstage Live
    • Slower @ Winston's
    • No Limits with Myson King @ The Office
    • RVIVR, Western Settings, DFMK @ Til-Two Club
    • Tighten-Up with Kid Wonder @ El Dorado
    • Mercedes Moore @ Tio Leo's
    • Acid Varsity @ Kava Lounge
    • The Dirty Work @ Boar Cross'n

    Rosemary Bystrak is the publicist for the Casbah and The North Park Theatre, and 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.