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Sounds Like San Diego: June 6

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Christina McCord, courtesy of Dead Oceans
    The Donkeys play a rare all-ages show on Friday at the Irenic.

    Sunset Sessions is in full swing in Carlsbad, and the Belly Up showcases are open to the public -- with a ticket purchased, of course. Meanwhile, Sister Juanita is picking up the slack at the Casbah, filling in for the canceled Margot and the Nuclear So and So's show. Our pick of the night, however, is the Donkeys at the Irenic. They've made what we think is their best record ever, and you can see them at this rare all-ages show and make fans out of your kids, too. Still there are plenty of great shows all over town to get your weekend started right.

    Friday, June 6:

    Donkeys Take SxSW for a Ride

    [DGO] Donkeys Take SxSW for a Ride
    San Diego's own Donkeys turn in a hilarious interview after a showcase show at Austin's South By Southwest music carnival.

    • Soda Bar presents the Donkeys (CD release). Extra Classic, Octagrape, John Meeks @ The Irenic (all-ages, doors at 7 p.m., 10 p.m. curfew)
    • Sister Juanita, Amerikan Bear, Grizzly Business, the Young Gents @ Casbah
    • Sunset Sessions: Open Air Stereo, the Whigs, the Last Internationale, Letters From the Fire, Kathryn Dean, Oh Be Clever, DJ Scratch n Sniff @ Belly Up
    • Paper Diamond @ Bassmnt
    • Neon Trees, Nightmare & the Cat, Smallpools @ Humphrey's Concerts By the Bay
    • Nashville Pussy, Catl, the Yawpers @ Soda Bar
    • The Amandas @ Whistle Stop
    • Global Guitar Greats @ AMSD
    • Plastic City Pariah @ Tower Bar
    • DJ Artistic, Nosucker DJs @ Bar Pink
    • Goodnight Ravenswood, Moonshine Lucero, Troubadour Parade, Africats @ Che Cafe
    • El Cuarteto de Charlie Arbelaez @ Croce's Park West
    • Bonefest 2, featuring Scott Kyle, Kevin Esposito, Matt Hall, Jordan Morita, Patrick Escalante, Erik Dewhirst, Gabriel Aldaz, Roy Brown, Matt Waters, Roger Wright, Matt Smith, Trevor Mulvey, Jason Shattil @ Dizzy's
    • Buttons, Offshore Impact, Sleep Spent, Rogue Stereo @ Epicentre
    • T- Pain @ Fluxx
    • Six String Society @ 98 Bottles
    • Bart Bmore, Deth Hertz @ Bang Bang
    • Sand Dollar, DJ R2 @ Gallagher's
    • Bitch Please @ The Hideout
    • Logic @ House of Blues
    • Caliber @ Humphrey's Backstage Live
    • Gibralter, Penny and Sparrow, Ryan Aderrey @ Lestat's
    • Helstar @ Ramona Mainstage
    • The Routine (CD release), the Soulside Players @ 710 Beach Club
    • Man Overboard, Transit, Forever Came Calling, Knuckle Puck @ SOMA
    • Forkroot, Lexington Field, Eric Hankins @ Tin Can
    • The Brothers Comatose, Little Fuller Band @ Winston's

    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.

    Partying With the Donkeys

    Partying With the Donkeys
    The Donkeys headline our SoundDiego LIVE Halloween spooktacular on Thursday at the Office. RSVP here: http://bit.ly/18Gr3oy