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Sounds Like San Diego: July 19

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    NEWSLETTERS

    A lot of big-name acts and outdoor events fill the calendar this Saturday. Pride takes over Marston Point -- the west side of Balboa Park -- with entertainment all day long, Hess Fest takes over Grim Avenue between University and North Park Way, and something called Bravefest, which appears to be acts that are mostly "internet famous," takes over Qualcomm Stadium. Regular venues are on fire, too, with the Dwarves and the Queers back for Night 2 at Soda Bar, Bob Log III -- the one-man percussion powerhouse who generally sings inside a miked motorcycle helmet -- performs at the Casbah, and lovers of Bob Marley's "Legend" can hear the full album performed by the Wailers at the Junior Seau Amphitheatre at the Oceanside Pier. Even the casinos are in on the music action, with '90s throwbacks performing at Harrah's Resort Southern California. It's a good day to find your passion and enjoy the fun, with events all over town.

    Saturday, July 19:

    • Bob Log III, Badabing, the Department of Descriptive Service @ Casbah
    • Dwarves, the Queers, Masked Intruder, the Atom Age @ Soda Bar
    • Hess Fest (Hess Brewing anniversary party) @ Grim Avenue, North Park
    • SD Pride, with Robbie Rivera, TyDi, Luis Perez, Ruby Rose, DJ Ideal, Chris Cox, Britney Spears tribute concert, the Cliks, Diversionary Theatre, Dan De Leon @ Marston Point, Balboa Park
    • Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, Spacehog @ Harrah's Resort Southern California
    • Bruce Hornsby, Pat Metheny Unity Group, Sonny Emory @ Thornton Winery (Temecula)
    • Under the Sun Fest, featuring the Wailers performing Bob Marley's "Legend" @ Junior Seau Amphitheatre, Oceanside Pier
    • Andy Grammer, Kris Allen, Trevor Davis @ House of Blues
    • The Heavy Guilt @ Winston's (9:30 p.m.)
    • Bravefest, featuring Midnight Red, Nash Grier, Cameron Dallas, Jeffrey Miller, Brandon Bassr, Alli Cattt, Lele Pons, Kenny Holland, Grant Lands @ Qualcomm Stadium
    • Gregory Page @ Lestat's (9 p.m.)
    • Fender Stratocaster Event @ Guitar Trader (free, live performances)
    • Neon Beat: Best & Worst of the '80s @ Bar Pink
    • Bad Cop/Bad Cop, the Bombpops, Western Settings, News From the Front, the New Addiction @ Til-Two Club
    • Pink Ribbon Riot @ House of Blues
    • '80s vs. '90s: Gabe Vega & Saul Q @ Whistle Stop
    • Don Carlos, C-Money & the Players Inc, Daniel Bambaaa Marley @ Belly Up
    • Nikno @ Rich's
    • Soulkiss SD Pride Event @ The Hideout
    • Pushaz Ink Artist RJ, Polyester the Saint @ Porter's Pub
    • Birdzilla @ Tin Can
    • DJ Loczi @ Hard Rock Hotel
    • Allison Lonsdale, Eben Brooks @ Lestat's (6-8 p.m.)
    • Calibrate Me, Eye the Realist, Ramona's Flowers, Radio-Active, Nightmare's Riot @ Epicentre
    • "SiVa" release party, featuring Freddy Lanuza, Frankie Sarmiento, Mikey Manglicmot, Chris Barger, Celeste Lanuza @ Dizzy's
    • So This Is Suffering, Wrath of Vesuvius, A Truth Betrayed, Hannibal, Zone 7 @ SOMA
    • AK 1200 @ The Merrow
    • On the Ground, SuperNothing, the Sculpins, Unit F, Evacuate, @ The Bancroft
    • Von Kiss @ U-31
    • Dru Hill, Silk, Shai @ Pala Casino
    • Irving Flores @ Croce's Park West
    • Y3K @ Humphrey's Backstage Live (7 p.m.)
    • Gino & the Gunmen @ Tio Leo's
    • Detroit Underground @ Humphrey's Backstage Live (9 p.m.)
    • Idols Plague, Hemorage, Feral Depravity @ Tower Bar
    • The Kevin Lofthus Project @ Winston's (5-9 p.m.)
    • Aether Kora, Kulteir, Death Measure, Daemos, Til All Are One, Cult Vegas @ The Shakedown
    • Brett Bodley @ Fluxx
    • Swanky Tunes @ Bassmnt
    • Darryl Walker @ 98 Bottles
    • Boogie @ Kava Lounge
    • Noise Makerz, Kahi Lofa, DJ Chelu @ Gallagher's Irish Pub
    • P.O.B., Wasted Noise @ Boar Cross'n
    • Back to Black, Deeper Purple @ 710 Beach Club
    • Overdrive Pride with DJ Nina Flowers, Andrew Gibbons, Tristan Jaxx @ Spin

    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.