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Sounds Like San Diego: October 31

Creep Night

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Rosemary Bystrak
    Yes, the Creepy Creep's made it out, too.

    Wednesday is a huge night in San Diego, arguably one of the biggest parties of the year (if you didn't get it all out of your your system last weekend). Sure, there are some people who take the kids trick-or-treating or stick around home to greet the costumed ghouls and goblins and adorable princesses, but there are plenty of grownups who will be out on the town to party big. Fortunately there are some great shows around to help you maintain your rock & roll cred. At 4th & B, the goths will celebrate "a strange kind of love" with Peter Murphy, while Soda Bar gets down with some mock-up tribute bands. For those of you just wanting to avoid Halloween madness, catch former San Diegan Anya Marina with Ben Sollee at Lestat's, or see Grace Potter and the Nocturnals at the House of Blues, and for those ready for all-out costumed bashes, head to Bar Pink for the Night Marchers or the Casbah for a rock night headlined by the always costumed Creepy Creeps. It's going to be a very good night, so be sure to designate a driver and be safe out there when the fog rolls in.

    Wednesday, Oct. 31:

    • The Creepy Creeps, the Cramp'd, Low Volts, Stephen Rey & the Sex Trash @ Casbah
    • Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Rayland Baxter @ House of Blues
    • The Night Marchers, Mrs. Magician @ Bar Pink
    • Halloween Special, featuring Anya Marina and Ben Sollee @ Lestat's
    • Commune Wednesday presents Devin the Dude (Roxy Jones), Wu Tang (Brendan B & the Breaks), Blondie (Wild Wild Wets), NOFX (Teddy Fantastico) @ Soda Bar
    • Halloween Heat, with Blasphemous Guitars @ Belly Up
    • BCMG presents Peter Murphy Halloween Bash @ 4th & B
    • The Phantoms, Phantom Ratio @ The Griffin
    • Down Big, Flowerthief, Mrs. Henry @ Tin Can
    • Manufactured Superstars, Oscar Wylde, Static Promenade @ The Prado Balboa Park
    • Jon Wayne & the Pain, Fortunate Youth @ Westin Emerald Ballroom
    • Vampire, Maus Haus, Small Talk, Erleen Nada @ Eleven
    • Kevin Viner Halloween Magic, Russ T Nailz @ Anthology
    • El Dorado Horror Story, with DJs Havok s, Saul Q, Pablo Stanley, KidWonder @ El Dorado
    • Lil' Kim, DJs Sid Vicious, Kyle Flesch @ Fluxx
    • Mad Monster Dance Party @ Black Cat 
    • Halloween Night Party, featuring Morgan Page @ Hard Rock Hotel
    • Fangtasia @ Voyeur (18+)
    • Stonerokk and Captains of Industry @ Bar Basic
    • Dog Shredder, Kodiak, California Bleeding, DJ Mikey Ratt @ Tower Bar
    • Vanja James @ Riviera Supper Club
    • Arte Fresca presents Resurreccion, with OMFG Zombie, Roman Watchdogs, DJ Ditidank @ Ruby Room
    • Halloween Party, with B-Side Players and Friends @ Winston's
    • The Haunted Pub Party, featuring Boom Snap, Ugly Boogie @ Porter's Pub
    • Dragon Lounge presents the Great Pumpkin Smash, featuring AMB, Papa Skunk, Osal8, Arkon, Sponge @ Kava Lounge
    • Gilbert Castellanos, with the New Latin Jazz Quintet @ El Camino
    • Bayou Brothers @ Patrick's Gaslamp Pub
    • Wednesday Shakedown @ Henry's Pub
    • Lady Dottie & the Diamonds @ Gallagher's Irish Pub
    • Firehouse Swing Night @ Queen Bee's
    • The Return of Circus @ Merk (820 5th Ave.)
    • Fuzzy @ Croce's
    • Wreck Shop Wednesday @ The Office
    • Halloweird @ Stingaree
    • Angels + Demons Halloween Party @ Spin
    • Halloween Costume Party @ Whistle Stop
    • Taryn Donath @ Marble Room
    • Lovelife & SDCM present Evol, with Justin Martin @ Analog Bar
    • Bl3ndr @ The Stage Bar & Grill
    • Live Audition Night @ Coyote Bar & Grill
    • Angels & Demons @ Spin 
    • Jonny Tarr @ Davina's Cabo Grill
    • Jackson & Jesus @ 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.