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Sounds Like San Diego: November 30

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Looking at tonight's shows, I've gotta say: Not too shabby for a Wednesday. First and foremost, the Balboa Theatre will be alive tonight with KPRI's Holiday Soiree. An eclectic combination of musicians will perform, representing the breadth of the music the station has supported for many years, and individually, these bands are fantastic, so collectively the show should be fantastic. It's funny to think back to just a couple years ago when less than 50 people showed up for Fitz & the Tantrums' first San Diego show. The band never stopped working and deserves all the love and accolades it has received. Over at the old Casbah, the Supersuckers return for their almost-annual pilgrimage. This one is going to be a party, so take your nap before the show or plan on being late to work on Thursday. Finally, the legendary B.B. King is performing at the Belly Up and if you've never had the chance to see him live, make this a priority. 

    Wednesday, November 30:

    • KPRI Holiday Soiree, with Fitz & the Tantrums, the Head and the Heart, Mayer Hawthorne @ Balboa Theatre
    • Supersuckers, the Blasters, Shake Before Us, Low Volts @ Casbah
    • B.B. King, Walter Trout @ Belly Up
    • The Entrance Band, Joy, Slipping Into Darkness, Operation: Mindblow @ Soda Bar
    • Commune Wednesday, with the Kabbs, Short Eyes @ Whistle Stop
    • Tori Roze & the Hot Mess @ Bar Pink
    • Barfly presents Craig of Suede, Brian Bosen, Thea Tochihara, Bianca Paras, Summer Mencher, Jesse Nova, Andy Mauser, Hugh Gaskins, Habitat @ The Griffin
    • Eventvibe presents Borgore @ House of Blues
    • Wendy Bailey & the True Stories @ Riviera Supper Club
    • Boney James @ Anthology 7:30 & 9:30
    • Lindy Crandall, Scott Allen Knost @ Lestat's
    • Dubstep vs Hip-Hop @ El Dorado
    • News From the Front, CPA, Buffalo Picnic, Punchcard @ Ruby Room
    • Felisa (acoustic) @ Flying Elephant Pub & Grill
    • Shelle Blue @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Flashback Night, featuring Rushed (Rush tribute) @ House of Blues Voodoo Stage
    • L.E.D. Presents @ Voyeur
    • Urban Underground @ Kava Lounge
    • Missy Andersen @ Patrick's Gaslamp Pub
    • Wreck Shop Wednesdays, with Cannon Fire, Landis, the Last Troubadour @ The Office
    • Tim Malley @ Tiki House
    • Battle of the Bands @ Coyote Bar & Grill
    • Club Kingston presents King Schascha, Irusalem Band, DJ Carlos Vulture @ Winston's
    • Missy Andersen @ Marble Room
    • Gilbert Castellanos with the New Latin Jazz Quintet @ El Camino
    • Wednesday Shakedown @ Henry's Pub
    • Evolution @ Club Kadan
    • Lady Dottie & the Diamonds @ Gallagher's
    • Firehouse Swing Night @ Queen Bee's
    • Fuzzy @ Croce's
    • Ben Powell @ Davina's Cabo Grill
    • Ron's Trio @ McP's Irish Pub

    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.