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Sounds Like San Diego: May 3

Unwritten Law headline SRH Fest at the House of Blues on Saturday.

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    NEWSLETTERS

    It's Cinco de Mayo weekend, and there's plenty of cool stuff going on around town to help you forget just how uncomfortable the head can be. Dan Croll will be sweating it out at a sold-out show at the Casbah, but Bar Pink has Say Say and Hills Like Elephants, and Soda Bar has some punk, and both bars keep it cool with their air conditioners blasting. If you're looking for a big show, try the House of Blues for the annual SRH fest, with the best in local surf, skate and punk culture in their stylings and their musical spectrum. We think there are plenty of other reasons to get out and enjoy the scene on Saturday, but maybe you just want to hit up one of the pool parties in the daytime, and that's OK, too. 

    Saturday May 3:

    • Cinco de Mayo Festival @ Old Town (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
    • Rhythm & Brews Music and Craft Beer Fest @ Main Street & S. Indiana Ave, Vista (12-4 p.m.)
    • Say Say, Hills Like Elephants @ Bar Pink
    • Dan Croll, Panama Wedding @ Casbah (sold out)
    • 2Up, Batwings, Innerds, Tron @ Soda Bar
    • The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, DJ J Marcellus Wallace @ Seven Grand
    • Palace Ballroom, Noel Jordan (CD release), Jason de la Torre @ Tin Can
    • SRH Fest, with Unwritten Law, Mickey Avalon, Johnny Richter, Big B and Perro Brav @ House of Blues
    • Cinco de Mustache, the Young Guns @ Belly Up
    • Siesta Pool Party, with DJ T, Doc Martin, Paluka, Cris Herrera, Adam Salter, Kanye Asada, Justin Navalle, Third Twin @ Hotel Palomar Rooftop Pool
    • Of Hope & Heresy, Chrysalis, Roar Like Me!, Lose Control, Exit, Blackcast @ Epicentre
    • Allison Adams Tucker Quartet @ Croce's Park West
    • Reka Parker, Paul Seaforth Quartet (Chet Baker tribute) @ Dizzy's
    • Oh Hope and Heresy, Chrysalis, Roar Like Me!, Lose Control, Exit, Blackcast @ Epicentre
    • DJ Ikon @ Fluxx
    • Full Moon Fever @ Gallagher's
    • LaMonte McKimmon, Poprx @ Humphrey's Backstage LIve
    • Miggs, Open Air Stereo, Man on Earth @ Lestats
    • Stone Horse @ Rosie O'Grady's
    • Dave Aude, Boonie Walker @ Bang Bang
    • Opiuo, Phutureprimitive, Worthy, Ardalan @ Spin
    • Glenn Thomas Band @ The Merrow
    • Nena Anderson @ Java Joe's (ArtLab, Adams Avenue)
    • Wishbone Ash, Clapton Hook @ Ramona Mainstage
    • Peter Sprague, Fred Bennedetti, Tripp Sprague @ San Dieguito United Methodist Church
    • Step Brothers @ Porter's Pub
    • Big Lewinsky, Blink 180True, Under Construction @ 710 Beach Club
    • Pier Pressure Yacht Party, with DJs From Mars @ Flagship Cruises
    • Chiodos, Emarosa, Our Last Night, 68 @ SOMA
    • Thunder From Down Under @ Sycuan
    • Prayers, Skrapez, Night Nail @ Shakedown
    • Castoff, New Cold War, Guys on the Hill, Lowbrow @ Tower Bar

    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.