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Sounds Like San Diego: July 13

Vivian Girls and a few others will bring out the cool kids at the Casbah on Friday

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Rosemary Bystrak
    Drew Andrews

    I can hardly believe the weekend is only beginning, what with all of the fun that has been in town this week. While all of these great Comic-Con events exist around town, I want to stay a little more focused here because, ultimately, our focus is live music and where to hear it. Satis a special night up at the Soda Bar, with Drew Andrews and River City both celebrating  CD releases. Over at the Casbah, they continue Three Nights of the Con with Vivian Girls and a few others who should bring out the cool kids. At the Whistle Stop, our friend Robin Roth celebrates five years of Pussy Galore, this time around with the New Kinetics and the Touchies. Of course, there's also a lot to offer outside of the Con, so be sure to get your fill.

    Friday, July 13:

    • Drew Andrews, River City, Jamuel Saxon @ Soda Bar
    • #SDCC Three Nights During the Con, presented by Impose and Casbah, curated by Art Fag, featuring Vivian Girls, Grass Widow, the Babies , Dunes @ Casbah
    • The Creepy Creeps @ Bar Pink
    • Pussy Galore five-year anniversary, featuring the New Kinetics, the Touchies, DJs Robin Roth & Terryn S. @ Whistle Stop
    • #SDCC Gore Noir's Friday the 13th Comic Con Party, with the Vamp Girls, Vampirates & Coon Doggin' Outlaws @ The Shakedown
    • #SDCC Chris Hardwick (Nerdist) @ Balboa Theatre (7 p.m.)
    • #SDCC SEGA of America presents Sonic Boom 2012, featuring Crush 40, Jean Paul & Alex Makhlouf (from Cash Cash) @ House of Blues (doors at 5 p.m.)
    • #SDCC Spin + iHeartComix presents Andrew W. K., Z-Trip, Peanut Butter Wolf, Franki Chan and more @ 4th & B
    • #SDCC Workaholics Happy Hour @ Float, Hard Rock Hotel (2-5 p.m., first come, first served)
    • Grand Tarantula, Idlehands (CD release), Meseta, Misc Ailments, Boxdox, Just In Case @ Soma
    • Joe Cocker & Huey Lewis @ Harrah's Rincon Casino Open Sky Theatre
    • #SDCC Bad Kids Go to Hell Afterparty @ Crossfit East Village (1220 J Street, invite/RSVP only)
    • #SDCC Walking Dead Escape @ Petco Park (Partipation $75, Spectator $15. 1-9 p.m.)
    • #SDCC San Diego Zombie Walk (meet at 4th & Broadway between 5-5:20 p.m.)
    • #SDCC FEARnet & SD Zombie Walk After Party @ Voyeur (6-9 p.m., ticket required)
    • #SDCC Scion presents Heavy Metal Karaoke @ The Tipsy Crow (RSVP here)
    • Schedule One Media presents Freaky Friday, with Freaky Flow, Fonkah, Garva, DJ SR-71, UL, hosted by Ridda and Subliminal. Live visual, live art and more! @ Ruby Room
    • Battle of the Fans Rock Edition, featuring Human Crossing, League of Liars, Mad Traffic, Seeking Alpha, Trailerpark Rockstar, Two Worlds @ Casino Pauma (contact Cathryn Beeks for information about the free KPRI party bus to and from the casino, with complementary beer from Imperial)
    • The Fabulous Pelicans @ Belly Up (5:30 p.m.)
    • Pato Banton, Shocks of Mighty @ Belly Up
    • Ralph Jug & the Deadline Jitters, Great Power, Defero @ Tin Can
    • Taboo: The Ladies Lair @ Til Two Club
    • The Disconnects, Crazy & the Brains @ Eleven
    • Subliminal Trip (featuring DJ Turbo), the Daniel Z. Project, Jeff Johnson, DJ Doty @ The Griffin
    • Midnight Ghost Train @ Tower Bar
    • Feel the Noise Electro Dance, with DJs Gabe Vega & Friends @ Kitty Diamond
    • Alice Wallace, Josh Taylor, Mostly Sunny @ Lestat's
    • Nite Crawlers, Joint Custody, the Orangepickers, Pulse Liberation @ Brick By Brick
    • Mike Pinto Band, featuring Perro Bravo (Miguel of Sublime), Bodhi Rock @ Winston's
    • Ray Wylie Hubbard @ Acoustic Music San Diego
    • Chad Farran, Natasha Kozaily @ Java Joe's OB
    • The Story So Far, Seahaven, Stickup Kid, Troubled Coast, Stateside @ Epicentre
    • Indie By Design @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge (9 p.m.)
    • Talk in the Static @ Flying Elephant
    • Sinatra & Martinis, featuring Roman Palancios @ Anthology (7:30 p.m.)
    • Haute Chile @ Anthology (9:30 p.m.)
    • Drinking Cowboy Band, DJ R2 @ Gallagher's
    • Lush, featuring DJs Jon Doss, Juan Carmona, Peakhour, Puga, DJ Nomad @ Kava Lounge
    • John Foltz @ Marble Room
    • James Zabiela @ Voyeur
    • Zenbu Fridays, with DJ Leif @ Zenbu Cardiff
    • The Melting Pot, featuring Unite & Dash Eye (Tribe of Kings), Cros One, Kid Riz @ El Dorado
    • Good Times @ Henry’s Pub
    • Junior theDISCOpunk @ AC Lounge
    • Wobble, featuring DJ Icey + Keith Mackenzie @ Spin
    • Butter @ Kadan
    • Beta Mazz @ Tio Leo’s
    • Chris Willis @ Fluxx

    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.