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Sounds Like San Diego: May 23

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    NEWSLETTERS

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    Devin The Dude brings his cool underground hip hop to the Casbah's Anti-Monday League

    Hip-hop artist Devin the Dude, who will perform tonight at the Casbah, may be under the radar by popular music standards, but part of what makes him so cool is not that his word-of-mouth underground stylings have garnered him pompous raves but, rather, that he has grown a loyal fan base by created  consistent body of work. He's gone the way of many musicians in giving up on the major label system and has his own label to release his work. If hip-hop isn't your flavor, Soda Bar has a solid indie show, Eleven has a banger of locals, and you can always trust Stevie and the Hi-Stax to get you shaking off the Mondays over at Bar Pink.

    Monday May 23:

    • Anti-Monday League Presents: Devin the Dude, Black Resumes @ Casbah
    • Jaill, Mrs. Magician, the Speculators @ Soda Bar
    • Monday Dance Party, with the Schitzophonics. Unruly Bangs, Jet Kill Radio, Interrobang @ Eleven
    • Make Believe Monday with Stevie and the Hi-Stax, DJ Mean Hands @ Bar Pink
    • Good Camping, David Liebe Hart, John Kilduff @ Tin Can
    • Foundation, Mother of Mercy, Stick Together, Dead in the Dirt, Xibalba @ Che Cafe
    • April Ventura @ Riviera Supper Club
    • Dirty Mondays, with DJ Gabe Vega @ The Saloon (Encinitas)
    • Massakro, Clepto, Eukarist @ Ruby Room
    • Michele Lundeen @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Danny Green Jazz Trio @ Lyceum Theatre noon
    • Taking Back Monday, with special guests, rotating DJs @ U-31
    • Open Mic @ Lestat's
    • Club MAW @ Henry's Pub
    • Doug Allen, Susie Bongo @ The Kraken
    • Chet Cannon and the Committee @ Patrick's II
    • Three Chord Justice @ Bar Leucadian
    • Electric Waste Band @ Winston's
    • Pro-Invitational Blues Jam, hosted by Mystery Train @ O'Connell's
    • Monday Night Mic @ Club Kadan
    • Mellow Mondays, with DJ Mello D @ House of Blues Voodoo Stage
    • Dave Scott @ Croce's
    • Electro Mondayz @ 710 Beach Club

    Rosemary Bystrak writes about the San Diego music scene, events, and general musings about life in San Diego onSan Diego: Dialed In. She does social media for the Casbah, books at West Coast Tavern West Coast Tavern, and is trying her hand at band management. Follow her updates on Twitter or contact her directly.

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