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Sounds Like San Diego: September 1

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    NEWSLETTERS

    I can hardly believe it's already September! As summer draws to a close, though, that doesn't necessarily mean much here in San Diego -- we might have to call this the month of festivals, as we kick off the month with the new SoCal Music and Liquid Aloha festivals up against the sold-out Awesome Fest, and close the month with things like the the Adams Avenue Street Fair. Saturday's listings are full of options for everyone and every taste, and by nightfall, you'll want to chill out, which will be pretty easy to do with the sounds of the Album Leaf at the Casbah. The mostly instrumental music offers a soundscape that fans have loved for over a decade.

    Saturday, Sept. 1:

    • So Cal Music Festival featuring Cold War Kids, Roger Sanchez, Designer Drugs, Felguk, Krewella, Norin & Rad, Too $hort, Vokab Kompany, Burning of Rome, Family Wagon, The Howls, Hyena, Transfer, Terraplane Sun, Caliparis, Crowdkillers, Dropset vs. Stircrazy, Gladiator, Kicks N Licks, Jreal, Luke Skyy and Rohn, Mr. Y, The New Kinetic, The Office Twins, DJ Schugar, Tribe of Kings Soundsystem, Yacek, Neon Hitch @ East Village (9th Ave and G Street)
    • Liquid Aloha Music Festival feat. The Expendables, The Nervous Wreckords, The Simpkin Project, Hi Roots, Natural Heights, Arden Park Roots, Casey Turner @ NTC Promenade Liberty Station (3-9pm, $20, 21+)
    • Awesome Fest 666 feat. Fleshies, The Criminals, Crow Bait, God Equals Genocide, Muhamadali, Vacation Bible School, The Strait A's @ The Office (2:20-7:35pm, SOLD OUT)
    • Awesome Fest 666 feat. The Marked Men, Chinese Telephones, Neighborhood Brats, Kyle Kinane, Short Attention, Bobby Joe Ebola & The Children MacNuggits @ U-31 (2:40-7:05pm, SOLD OUT)
    • Awesome Fest 666 featuring Cheap Girls, Dan Padilla, Used Kids, French Exit, Madison Bloodbath, Rad Company, Bust! @ Soda Bar  (SOLD OUT)
    • Awesome Fest 666 featuring The Bananas, Shark Pants, Low Culture, The Treasure Fleet, Summer Vacation, Street Eaters, Bombon @ Eleven  (SOLD OUT)
    • The Album Leaf, Tiny Telephones, ANA, DJ Velvet Touch @ Casbah
    • Reggae Festival featuring Ziggy Marley @ Del Mar Race Track
    • AMD Entertainment & One Hart Events presents Mr Crumb, Interrobang, Capital Grey, The Slip and The Storm, Natasha Kozaily @ Ruby Room
    • The Spot One Year Anniversary Group Art Show with music by Makeshift, Afro Jazziacs, DJs Andre Power, ABJO, Sufficient Sounds, Jae K., Ele, Bency, Amon, Winter Inter @ The Spot (1835 Main Street, Free, All Ages, Noon-10pm) 
    • Deep End Pool Party feat Tone Capone, El Vee, Joemama, Navar @ The Lafayette Hotel (12:30-5:30pm)
    • The Local's SING DANCE CRAWL with stops at House of Blues, FLUXX, Side Bar, Quality Social. @ The Local (pre-crawl meetup opens at 10:30 am. Info Here.)
    • LED Presents Tramps Like Us Day 1 featuring Flux Pavilion, Jack Beats, Moby, Thomas Gold, Cazzette, Dirtyloud, Bare Noize, Deorro @ Valley View Casino Center (Formally Sports Arena)
    • Doheny Days Music Festival presents Don Carlos, The Devastators, Piracy Conspiracy @ Belly Up
    • Edible San Diego Release Party feat. Jaime Valle Trio with Rob Throsen & Fernando Gomez @ Top of The Park (525 Spruce, 6-9pm, 21+, Tickets include food + 2 drinks)
    • Pocket @ Bar Pink
    • Queen Bee's Anniversary Gala feat. Jazzkatz (13 piece big band) @ Queen Bee's
    • Lady Parts, TBA @ Tin Can
    • Hawaiian Luau & Pig Roast, DJames @ The Go Lounge
    • Babe Fest w/ LA Witch, Sneak Peek, Dirty Sirens, Legs, TBA @ Til Two Club
    • Cholos on Acid, Nuclear Tomorrow, Normandie & Let’ Em Rot @ The Shakedown
    • Sleepwalking w/ DJ’s Jeff “guero” Graves and Michelle Rubano @ Whistle Stop
    • Erleen Nada, Fielded, Vaginals, Asha, Head/Head @ Ken Club
    • Revenge Death Ball, Chiefs, Rock Mountain, Brass Knuckle Voodoo, Masteria @ The Griffin
    • BreakThru Entertainment Presents Zenda, Wreckin’ Katz, Real Things are Good, Boondock Brothers, Zirrak Zigil, Pulse Liberation, Livin Lovin Led @ House of Blues
    • Belmont Lights Cd Release Show, Timmy Denhert @ Lestat's
    • Deeper Purple, Hellbent, Madman, Van Roth @ Brick By Brick
    • Stranger, Tribe of Kings @ Winston's
    • Timothy H CD Release Party, Surf Aid Benefit and Labor Day Weekend Bash @ 710 Beach Club
    • Rehab, Moonshine Bandits, Soundbored, Dressed In Purple @ Soma
    • Epicentre Hip Hop Night feat: Nat- Z, Dirty- D, Figueroa, Nicky B, K Spectro, X.O, Supreme Music Group @ Epicentre
    • Piano Man John Foltz @ Marble Room
    • Dizzy’s presents honoring the music of Joni Mitchell w/ Robin Adler and Mutts of the Planet, Robin Alder, Dave Blackburn, Barnaby Finch, Rick Schmidt, Dan DiPietro, Danny Campbell @ 98 Bottles
    • Smokey Hoof @ Mother's Saloon (OB)
    • Rising Star @ Humphrey's Backstage Lounge
    • Chops and Mel Fundraiser @ Flying Elephant
    • Eric Darius @ Anthology (Early Show 7:30pm, Late Show 9:30 pm)
    • The Fooks @ Gallagher's
    • El D Comedy Show w/ Brendan Concannon, Kate Lee, Dave Vallans, Jonathan Fraiser, Nick Crosby, Paul Jat Laura Condi, Pat Puccini @ El Dorado (Early show 6pm)
    • Boys and Girls presents Office Twins, Keith Sweaty, Adam Salter @ El Dorado (Late show 9pm)
    • Intervention feat. Sidney Samson @ Float, Hard Rock Hotel
    • LED Presents Deorro @ Voyeur
    • Sweet and Juicy Tour @ Spin
    • Sid Vicious Saturdays, Rico DeLargo @ Fluxx

    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.