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Sounds Like San Diego: Oct. 17

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    Local hip-hop artists -- including Parker and the Numberman -- are performing at the ACLU-sponsored event to get out the word about voting.

    There's so much going on in San Diego on Friday: The North Park Theatre hosts Yellowcard and Memphis May Fire in a co-headline show, while the Casbah hosts the first of two nights with Rubblebucket and Royal Canoe. The gorgeous vocals of Perfume Genius should pack a full house for the Soda Bar, and Ray LaMonatagne will certainly delight at the Open Air Theatre. Those are all well and good, but I want to point out the event at the Church in Barrio Logan (linked below), where several local hip-hop artists are performing at the ACLU-sponsored event to get out the word about voting. Many people believe that legal infractions, incarceration and probation prevent them from voting. The LMV (Let Me Vote) Campaign wants to educate people about their voting rights. This is a free and all-ages event, and with a very important election right around the corner, just might be the most important event of the evening.

    Friday, Oct. 17:

    • The LMC Campaign, presented by the ACLU, featuring Clyde Price (aka Big June), Miki Vale, Odessa Kane, Parker and the Numberman, Ramel J. Wallace  @ The Church, Barrio Logan (6:30-10 p.m., free, all ages, get info here)
    • Casbah presents Yellowcard, Memphis May Fire, Emarosa @ North Park Theatre
    • Rubblebucket, Royal Canoe, Bakkuda @ Casbah
    • Casbah presents Perfume Genius, Matteah Baim, Island Boy @ Soda Bar
    • Kodaline, Birds of Tokyo @ House of Blues CANCELED
    • Ray Lamontagne, Belle Brigade @ Open Air Theater
    • IACON Studios Open House/Halloween Costume Party, featuring Archons, Chinese Rocks, the Slashes @ IACON Sound (5-10 p.m., get info here)
    • Good, Funky Music with Mr. Blow & Friends @ Bar Pink
    • The Expendables, Jet West @ Belly Up
    • Cult Vegas, Casteform, Aura and Ovation, Bad and the Ugly @ Bancroft Bar
    • Stevie & the Hi-Stax @ Seven Grand
    • Daniel Sant & Rob Moran @ The Whistle Stop
    • Hot Buttered Rum @ Winston's
    • dUg Pinnick (King’s X) & Grinder Blues (album release show), One Foot in the Blues, Mojave Green, Boxcar Chief @ Brick By Brick
    • Watsky, Anderson Paak @ Porter's Pub
    • Waste Age, Walle, Ghost Trade, New Rain @ Che Cafe
    • Chica Diabla, Pharmacy, the Touchies, Night Owl Massacre @ The Merrow
    • The Story So Far, Gnarwolves, Elder Brother, Souvenirs @ Epicentre
    • The Bleeskiez, 4th and Cedar, Radio-Active, the Snykes, Chronemics, Skies of Ossa, Always the Understudy @ House of Blues
    • The Curtis Taylor Quartet @ 98 Bottles
    • Christopher Hollyday Quartet @ Croce’s Park West
    • Reka Parker with Derek Cannon, Jim Weiss, Mackenzie Leighton and Nathan Hubbard @ Dizzy’s
    • Groove International: Superheroes vs. Villains @ House of Blues
    • Random Radio (9:30 p.m.); The Aklis  (6:30 p.m.) @ Tin Roof
    • Kronic @ Fluxx
    • Junglist Fridays @ Kava Lounge
    • The Fooks, DJ RM @ Gallagher’s Pub
    • PopRx (9 p.m.); Breez’n (5 p.m.) @ Humphrey’s Backstage
    • Samantha Aikens Band, the Santana Bros @ Lestat’s
    • Carl Durant, Sierra West @ Across the Street at Mueller College
    • Kenny Eng @ Java Joe's
    • Cyrille Aimee @ The Loft
    • Craig Goldy, Dio Disciples, Vengeance, Foolish Pleasure @ Ramona MainStage
    • Drew Tabor, So Cal Vibes & Piracy Conspiracy @ 710 Beach Club
    • Born of Osiris, Thy Art Is Murder, Betraying the Martyrs, Within the Ruins, Erra, Killing the Messenger @ SOMA
    • Sand Babes, Young Wants, DJ Little Fists @ The Tower Bar
    • Ramp Locals, Christ Killer, D.E.A., Systemic Abuse, Thrashquatch @ Til Two Club
    • Amigo, AJ From An, Sycamore @ Tin Can
    • Minneapolistic @ Tio Leo’s

    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.