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Sounds Like San Diego: May 2

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Emma Garr, courtesy Sub Pop

    Wednesday brings several options to town, with locals holding it down as usual, but some great touring acts passing through as well. Kicking off their tour, Father John Misty -- the new project of J. Tillman of Fleet Foxes -- will certainly be a delight. Their debut album Fear Fun was released on SubPop yesterday along with a performance on the Late Show with David Letterman. Opening up the show is the crazy fun Har Mar Superstar. When he's in town, you never know what's going to happen, but expect to see some disrobing, audience participation and at least a little bit of dancing on top of the bar. If this show doesn't suit your fancy, Sara Watkins performs down the street at Anthology, while a solid tour with Say Anything, Kevin Devine, Fake Problems and Tallhart hits the House of Blues. Get there early because Fake Problems are phenomenal.

    Wednesday, May 2:

    • Father John Misty, Har Mar Superstar @ Casbah
    • Sara Watkins, Noah Gundersen @ Anthology
    • Say Anything, Kevin Devine & the G--damn Band, Fake Problems, Tallhart @ House of Blues
    • Amen Dunes, Entrance Band, Tropical Popsicle @ Tin Can
    • Dirty Ghosts, Dante vs. Zombies, Rum For Your Life @ Soda Bar
    • AMD Entertainment & One Hart Events present Chords for a Cure with Natasha Kozaily, Emma Lee, Vinnie and Skinny, the Yes Team @ The Griffin
    • Vanja James, Chris Volpe @ Eleven (5 p.m.)
    • Brothers In a Bind @ Riviera Supper Club
    • Horaflora, Styrofoam Sanchez, California Bleeding, Torn Humorist @ The Shakedown Bar
    • Wreck Shop Wednesdays with Dialog Project, Joseph Luna @ The Office
    • Lady Dottie & the Diamonds @ Gallagher's Irish Pub
    • Ruby & the Red Hots @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • IMHO, Ivan Cheong, the Boondock Bros. @ Lestat's
    • Just In Case, We Care, Pigeon, Gunpowder Sunset @ Ruby Room
    • The Remotes, Menage @ Brick By Brick
    • Gilbert Castellanos with the New Latin Jazz Quintet @ El Camino
    • David Patrone @ Marble Room
    • Rich the Stich @ Flying Elephant Pub & Grill
    • Hello Trouble @ Coyote Bar & Grill
    • Wednesday Shakedown @ Henry's Pub
    • Darkwave Garden @ Club Kadan
    • Montana Skies @ Claire de Lune
    • Ponder & Eksel @ Kava Lounge
    • Ashley Fenner @ Bar Dynamite
    • Firehouse Swing Night @ Queen Bee's
    • Karaoke @ Chico Club
    • Fuzzy @ Croce's

    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.