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Sounds Like San Diego: June 11

Find out why the Cincinnati-based duo's infectious pop sound and unique instrumentation was a critic's favorite in 2009

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    Courtesy Ink-Tank PR
    Find out why the Cincinnati-based duo's infectious pop sound and unique instrumentation was a critic's favorite in 2009.

    I love record labels who carefully cull its artists so that you kind of know what to expect whenever a new band is signed or when a new album is released. One such label is Dangerbird Records. Its roster speaks to my indie leanings with bands like Minus the Bear, the One AM Radio, Sea Wolf and  Silversun Pickups. Also on its roster was Bad Veins, whom toured heavily through 2008-2009 passing through San Diego over the years. The band may have parted ways with their label, but it set them on a trajectory even as Dangerbird alumni. Bad Veins return to the Casbah Tuesday with their catchy indie-pop songs and unique instruments making the duo worth seeing. Harriet and Grampa Drew will open the night for a guaranteed good show.

    Tuesday June 11:

    • Bad Veins, Harriet, Grampa Drew @ Casbah
    • 91X Loudspeaker LIVE pesents the Paragraphs, Subsurfer, Recordable Colors @ the Griffin
    • Harriet & the Tubmans, Kahgoo, the Great Okra @ Soda Bar
    • JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, the Grass Heat @ Belly Up
    • Magic Brotherhood presents Bedlam & Beyond with the Young Jerks, DJ Mikey Ratt @ Tin Can Ale House
    • The Chop Tops, the Strikers @ the Void
    • REO Speedwagon @ San Diego County Fair Grandstand Stage
    • Dave Davies @ San Diego County Fair Paddock Stage
    • Joker's Wild @ San Diego County Fair Rock On Stage
    • Local Brews Local Grooves featuring Cult Vegas, La Madness, Julia May & the Penguins, Two4Flinching @ House of Blues Voodoo Stage
    • Vicious Circle, Psychosomatic, Condemned?, Christ Killer @ the Shakedown Bar
    • GZA @ Porter's Pub
    • Subrosa Union @ Winston's
    • Jesse Davis @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Mike Wofford, Holly Hofmann Quartet @ Croce's
    • Train of Thought @ Queen Bee's
    • Tomcat Courtney @ La Gran Tapa
    • Doug Allen @ the Kraken
    • Sweet Deams @ Tiki House
    • Friends Chill @ Whistle Stop
    • Walter's Chicken Jam @ Patrick's Gaslamp Pub
    • 2 Guys Will Move You @ McP's Irish Pub
    • 710 Bass Club @ 710 Beach Club

    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.