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Sounds Like San Diego: June 29

World Party Time! Excellent!

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Courtesy of World Party's Official Facebook Page
    World Party (primary songwriter Karl Wallinger, pictured) headline the Belly Up tonight.

    I was in junior high when World Party released "Goodbye, Jumbo," and it didn't take long for it to be one of my favorite albums of the time. It was the band's sophomore full-length, but it went on to receive a Grammy Award nomination in 1990. They went on to release three more albums along with some best of compilations and remixes -- and if, like me, you never caught them in the '90s, you can catch them tonight at the Belly Up. Meanwhile, Ema returns to the Casbah, Sarah McLachlan will make you weep at Humphrey's, and our promoter friend Lauren Ruggles is back from Los Angeles with a lineup of killer bands at Soda Bar. 

    Sunday, June 29:

    • World Party, Gabriel Kelley @ Belly Up
    • Ema, Mas Ysa @ Casbah
    • Ninjapalooza Summer Luwow feat. Graceland Ninjaz @ House of Blues
    • Lauren Ruggles Presents: Feelgood, Sleepwalker, Everybody Knows, Rival Tides @ Soda Bar
    • Rat Sabbath w/ DJ Ratty @ Bar Pink
    • Sarah McLachlan @ Humphreys
    • Jefferson Death Star, Swingchimney, Mona Clay @ Tower Bar (Early Show, 5-9 p.m.)
    • Union Pacific, Burning Palms @ Tower Bar
    • Intervention with EC Twins and Stafford Brothers @ Float, Hard Rock Hotel
    • Espinoza Paz @ Grandstand, San Diego County Fair
    • Slant @ Rock On Stage, San Diego County Fair
    • Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber @ San Diego Civic Theatre
    • Badger, Fermentor, Man vs. Man @ The Che Cafe
    • Sene Africa @ Croce's Park West
    • Stellita, Burt Brion @ Humphreys Backstage
    • Robin Henkel Band @ Lestat's
    • Horrible Present @ Sycamore Den
    • Destructo Bunny, Jose Sinatra Hosts O.B.-o-ke @ Winstons

    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.