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Cool off With Tropical Popsicle

Time Hines and Tropical Popsicle headline the Soda Bar for the first time on Friday night.

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Tropical Popsicle

    My weekend started so early that Friday comes around and I'm just looking at it like any other night of the week. Then I look a little bit closer and realize that it's the first time, at least in my memory, that Tropical Popsicle has headlined the Soda Bar. As much as I'm a cheerleader for local music, sometimes the scene is so disjointed. Some succeed locally while others book national tours and hardly get what they deserve back in their home city. When it comes to TropPop, I feel at fault. If you haven't seen them, this is your chance, and lucky for us, no matter what eyes befall them across the blogosphere, I'm pretty sure they will always call this home. So welcome them and do it right on a Friday night.

    Friday, June 22:

    • Tropical Popsicle, Exray’s, Barbarian @ Soda Bar
    • Quintron and Ms. Pussycat, Dent May, Lion Cut , Maxfield Rubbish and His Oddly Alluring Flea Circus @ Casbah
    • Melissa Etheridge @ Harrah’s Rincon Casino Open Sky Theatre
    • CityBeat Drink Issue Party, featuring the Beautiful View @ The Propagandist
    • Mad Traffic, Skyline Union, Habitat, King Legend @ Eleven
    • John Katchur, Jeff Berkley, Lisa Sanders, Carlos Olmeda, Jeffrey Joe Morin @ Java Joe’s
    • Atomic Groove @ Belly Up (happy hour, 5:30 p.m.)
    • Common Sense, Irieside @ Belly Up
    • Bonkers! (EDM Dance Party) @ Bar Pink
    • Dream Recordings Release Party, featuring Divers, Chasms, DJ Mario Orduno @ Whistle Stop
    • Sexcrement, Paroxysmal Butchering, Fetal Disgorge, Temblad, Pencil Lead Syringe & Reprobate @ The Shakedown
    • Serial Hawk, Deep Sea Thunderbeat, Alioth, Bantam Feather @ Tin Can
    • Pink Boombox Burlesk presents Mom's Circus of Sinners @ Ruby Room
    • Crash Kings, Family Wagon, Shake Before Us @ The Griffin
    • Another Zeke Productions presents Rail Them to Death, Coda Reactor, Moosejaw @ Tower Bar
    • Grand Funk Railroad @ Toyota Summer Concert Series, San Diego County Fair
    • The Hampton Beats @ Coors Light Rock On Stage, San Diego County Fair
    • Feel the Noise/Art of Noise, with DJs Gabe Vega, Saul Q, Adam Salter @ Kitty Diamond
    • The Joshua White Quintet @ 98 Bottles
    • Amaral @ House of Blues
    • Granville Automatic, Ted Russell Kamp @ Lestat's
    • Iron Maidens, Eukaryst, Raise the Guns, Vaude Villian, Aggronauts. Showcase by Suicide Steel @ Brick By Brick
    • Soul Cracker, Juke @ Winston's
    • C-Money & the Players Inc., Inhale, Sunny Rude @ 710 Beach Club
    • Chasing Claymores, (CD release), Jack's Last Bullet, Welcome to Now, Scarlett Avenue, Love Escapes Me @ Soma
    • Wyatt Love @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge (5-7 p.m.)
    • Viva Santana @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge (9:30 p.m.)
    • Purple Church (9 p.m.), Nihilist (8 p.m.), Full Circle (5 p.m.) @ Flying Elephant
    • 2nd Annual Rez Fest, featuring Arrowhead, Blue Eagle, Native Sons, Eddy Cruz, Still Kickn, Native Blues, Outta Line @ 4th & B
    • Ron Pope, Josiah Leming @ Anthology (7:30 p.m.)
    • Monette Marino-Keita, Mamady Keita @ Anthology (9:30 p.m.)
    • Rent, presented by San Diego Musical Theatre @ Birch North Park Theatre
    • Kahilofa, DJ R2 @ Gallagher's
    • Missy Andersen @ Marble Room
    • Sharam @ Voyeur
    • Ernie V & the Steady Rollers, Dawn Shipley @ Tio Leo’s
    • Zenbu Fridays, with DJ Leif @ Zenbu Cardiff
    • Soul Flexin, featuring Charlie Rock & Grandmasta Rats @ El Dorado
    • Partying for a Purpose, featuring Jes, Ideal, J-Break @ Spin
    • Ritual, with DJ Reflex + Ricky Rocks @ 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.