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Paint the Town Blood Red

Blood Red Shoes headline a stellar bill at the Casbah tonight

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Memorial Day is, first and foremost, a time for remembering those who've lost their lives in service to our country -- but it's also traditionally a day for being among friends and family and enjoying the incredible privileges that have been hard-fought for us. So in that spirit, enjoy the day and then get going right into night with some amazing live music. The Casbah hosts Blood Red Shoes, an alt-rock duo from Britain. With four albums under their belt, they should have plenty of material, new and old, to share with the Anti-Monday Leaguers. Meanwhile, Tower Bar hosts a rocking lineup, Tori Roze gets "soultry" at Bar Pink, and Josh Damigo does his thing at House of Blues. Of all the choices, I'm most excited about Jamestown Revival, a duo originally from Austin who sound exactly how you'd expect them to with a name like that. Old-timey and country and stompy and fun, the band was recently at the Belly Up and I missed them, so it's been at least three years and I can't wait to catch them tonight at Soda Bar. 

    Monday, May 26:

    • Jamestown Revival, the Whiskey Circle @ Soda Bar
    • Blood Red Shoes, Radkey, Soft Lions @ Casbah
    • Bud Bronson & the Good Timers, the Kinky Fingers, the End, Beside Myself @ Tower Bar
    • Soultry Monday feat. Tori Roze & the Hot Mess @ Bar Pink
    • Monday's No Longer Suck with Josh Damigo @ House of Blues
    • Velvet Cafe @ Alexander's (30th & Upas)
    • The Tin Can Country Club Showcase @ Tin Can
    • Ruby and the Red Hots @ Humphrey's Backstage Live
    • Wheels of the Industry @ Live Wire
    • Open Mic hosted by Chad Taggert @ Lestat's
    • Electric Waste Band @ Winston's
    • Bingo @ The Hideout
    • Dub Dynamite @ The Office
    • Kinetic Soul with Antonio Aguilera, Joey Jimenez, Jonny Tarr @ Henry's Pub
    • Karaoke @ Til Two Club
    • Karaoke @ Coyote Bar & Grill
    • Industry Night with Kid Wonder @ U-31
    • Trivia Night @ Whistle Stop

    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.