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Sounds Like San Diego: May 6

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Sean Pecknold/Sub Pop Records
    Fleet Foxes bring their "baroque folk pop" to Spreckels Theatre

    We can always be sure there's great music in San Diego, but it's a rare night when there are so many touring acts in town on the same night. There's the sold-out Fleet Foxes show at Spreckels, the Robert Cray Band at the Belly Up, the Submarines at the Loft, Atmosphere at House of Blues and Ghostland Observatory over at 4th & B. These are all solid shows, and it's a pretty tough call, but each will bring its own mood and vibe, so whether you're in the mood for baroque folk pop, dance, blues, indie or hip-hop, we've got it all tonight in San Diego.

    Friday, May 6:

    • Casbah presents Fleet Foxes, the Cave Singers @ Spreckels (sold out)
    • Manic Hispanic, Old Man Markley, Screamin Yeehaws @ Casbah
    • The Robert Cray Band, Blue Frog @ Belly Up
    • Chris Cornell, William Elliott Whitmore @ Humphreys Concerts By the Bay (sold out)
    • The Fabulous Pelicans @ Belly Up (5:30 pm)
    • Operation Mindblow presents the Loons, Joy, Sugarrush Railroad Inc. Riververb @ Soda Bar
    • First Friday with DJ Artistic and guests @ Bar Pink
    • Atmosphere: The Family Tour, Blueprint, Grieves with Budo, Sab the Artist, DJ Abilities @ House of Blues (sold out)
    • Grammatical B & dance party @ Whistle Stop
    • Ghostland Observatory @ 4th & B
    • The Submarines @ The Loft, UCSD
    • Jesse LaMonaca and the Dime Novels @ La Puerta
    • The Bandits, More Bad Luck, Embalmers @ The Shakedown
    • Deacon Blair (CD release) @ Queen Bee's
    • The Queen's Guard, Sara Petite, Bill Cardinal @ Tin Can
    • Otro, Bugs, Thee Headliners, Bad Dad @ Tower Bar
    • The Suicide Chords, Brain Dead Bureaucracy, Stereo Motif, Thirty30 @ Ruby Room
    • Dead Feather Moon, Maren Parusel, Heretic @ Eleven
    • Feel the Noise Electro Dance with DJs Gabe Vega & Friends @ U-31
    • Dave the Butcher, Bianca Paras, In the Red, Orpheus @ O'Connell's
    • John Torres, Summer Mencher, Whitney Nicole @ Lestat's
    • Kaos Nation Music, featuring Warbringer, Raise the Guns, Despite the Wolves, Eukaryst @ Brick By Brick
    • Mark Karan and Jemimah Puddleduck, Jetwash @ Winston's
    • Boom Culture, Rightjahs Blend, Trenchtown @ 710 Beach Club
    • The Greater Heights, Assemble the Skyline, Farewell Fighter, Oversoul, Fourth and Coast, Run Hit Run @ Epicentre
    • Between the Buried and Me, Job for a Cowboy, the Ocean, Cephanlic Carnage, To Each His Own @ Soma
    • Rockola @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge
    • The Sidekicks Duo @ Donovan's Circle of Fifths
    • Candyrat Guitar Night @ Anthology (7:30 p.m.)
    • William Fitzsimmons @ Anthology (9:30 p.m.)
    • Scream! (all-ages dance party) @ World Beat Center
    • Danyavaad and the Shimmy Sisters Dinner Show @ Portugalia
    • California Celts, DJ R2 @ Gallagher's
    • John Foltz @ Marble Room
    • Serge Devant @ Voyeur
    • Zenbu Fridays with DJ Leif @ Zenbu Cardiff
    • '90s Night: Von Kiss, Jay Dread, Kid Wonder, Saul Q @ El Dorado
    • Dub Riders music by Direct Feed, Austin Speed, Skandar, DJ Peligro @ Kava Lounge
    • Girl Power, featuring DeJay Rider, DJ Grid @ Spin
    • FLUXX*adelic with DJ Cobra @ Fluxx
    • Tony Stonez, Kapo Vianco, Jazwiec, Mayor and DK, Raw Deal, Crafty Wyzard @ Ramona Mainstage
    • Tchaikovsky to ProkoFiev @ Copley Symphony Hall
    • Leo Dan y King Clave: Solo Para Ti @ Balboa Theatre

    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.