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Casbah Goes Spanning the Globe

Rosemary Bystrak

The beautiful beards of Map and Atlases return to teach San Diego some algebra through their music.

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After quite a hiatus -- at least from San Diego -- Maps and Atlases return for the second time in 2010. Just a couple months ago, they were opening for Frightened Rabbit to the sold-out crowd at the Casbah, but before that  it had been a couple years since they swung through San Diego. They've made up for it now with a debut record on Barsuk called Perch Patchwork. Their music has always had elements of math rock and prog, but they're accessible with their pop sensibilities, too. Buzz bands the Globes and Cults kick off the night.

Wednesday July 21:

  • Maps and Atlases, Cults, The Globes @ Casbah
  • Jackson Browne, David Lindley @ Humphreys Concerts By the Bay (sold out)
  • Joel P West and the Tree Ring @ Lux at Night Art Institute (7 p.m., 21+, $5 suggested donation)
  • Shawn Mullins, Alex Woodard @ Green Flash Concert Series, Birch Aquarium
  • The Otisturbine, the Midwinters, Immoveable Objects, Silky Seymour @ Ruby Room
  • Live Wednesday presents an acoustic evening with Metrofique, Zank, Dawn Mitschele, DJ Corey Hurley @ U-31 (Peggy Calhoun's Birthday Celebration)
  • Lycaon Pictus, Bella Novella @ Bar Pink
  • Arms Entwined, Danny and the Tramp @ Tin Can
  • Kevin Max, Sara Macintosh, Trevor Davis @ Lestat's
  • The Poison Control Center, Red Pony Clock, Chairs Missing @ Soda Bar
  • Leela James @ Anthology
  • The Most Interesting Del Mar After Party with Atomic Groove and Hell on Heels Burlesque @ Belly Up
  • Fish out of Water @ Winston's
  • Ill Intention, Enthraller, Rag Doll City, Esjay @ O'Connell's
  • Private Domain @ Humphreys Backstage Live
  • 5th Annual Warped Tour Battle of the Bands 2010 @ Brick by Brick
  • Lady Dottie and the Diamonds @ Gallaghers
  • Alejandro Sanz @ San Diego Sports Arena
  • Ninja Love, Guava Belly, Neon Cough, XRY @ Beauty Bar
  • Jesse Lamonaca and the Dime Novels @ Riviera Supper Club
  • Johnny Vernazza @ Patrick's ll
  • Burnett's Bliss @ Cafe La Maze
  • Dough Nation, No Face, Black Sancho and the Movement, Nutty Buddies, Temi Auto, Nikki and the Mongoloids, MZ Chief, Problumz, Bilal @ Dreamstreet Live
  • Metal Fury, Skynards Innnyrds @ Second Wind Navajo
  • Wendy Bailey and True Stories @ Second Wind Santee
  • Gilbert Castellanos with the New Latin Jazz Quintet @ El Camino
  • Bankers Hill, Vinyl Film @ 710 Beach Club
  • Christopher Dale, Robin Henkel, Cathryn Beeks @ Postcards American Bistro, Handlery Hotel
  • The Chi Club, Beggar and the Pen, Tim Tormey and Riki Michele, Mark Miller @ the Stage Saloon
  • Jimmy Lewis @ Tiki House
  • Now. Hear. This., feat DJs Jimmy Lavalle (The Album Leaf) & Frank Melendez (Riverberb) spinning local music @ Whistle Stop
  • Vokab Company @ Voyeur
  • Ashley Matte @ The Marble Room
  • Sharon Hazel Township @ Portugalia
  • Antiquark @ Skybox Sports Bar and 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. Follow her updates at twitter.com/sddialedin or submit your music listings.

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