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Sounds Like San Diego: Sept. 13

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The San Diego Music Thing -- like any great festival or showcase intensive event -- is a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, there's great music to catch all over town. On the other hand, you can only be one place at a time, so you have to plan strategically to catch all the music you want to see. My bias on Saturday leans toward Cults at the parking-lot stage behind the North Park Theatre, because to me, they're just one of the best breakout artists of the last few years, and their local ties make them an elevated local act. Being outside, however, the show will end relatively early, so you can still catch Zeros at Bar Pink, Slow Magic at Soda Bar or my DJ friends Hood Internet over at the Merrow. Still, that doesn't even cover the whole spread of music available on Saturday, so plan carefully and enjoy the San Diego Music Thing.

    Saturday, Sept. 13:

    • SDMT: Dani Shay (11:15 a.m.), Alison Marae (12 p.m.), Josh Damigo (12:45 p.m.), the Peripherals (1:30 pm.), Triumph of the Wild (2:15 p.m.) @ SDMT Day Stage at Town & Country Hotel 
    • SDMT: Desert Noises, Ark Life, Colony House, Knox Hamilton @ SDMT Honest Tea Stage
    • SDMT: San Diego Music Thing Showcase featuring the Zeros, Neighbors to the North, Mini Mansions, Low Volts @ Bar Pink (6:00)
    • SDMT: Cults, Meg Myers, the Griswolds @ SDMT 91X Stage (29th & University, behind the North Park Theatre
    • SDMT: Erik Canzona, Natalie Tate, the Donnis Trio @ Claire de Lune
    • SDMT: Cherry Glazer, Retox, the New Kinetics, the Frights, Grmln @ The Irenic
    • SDMT: Slow Magic, Kodak to Graph, Daktyl, Emerald Rats @ Soda Bar
    • SDMT: The Hood Internet, Parker and the Numbermen, Mystery Cave @ The Merrow
    • SDMT: Ilya, Stewardess, Champ @ The Office
    • SDMT: Moving Units, Hills Like Elephants, Torches, Fenech-Soler @ The Hideout
    • SDMT: Magic Giant, Andrew Belle, Emily Jane White @ Seven Grand
    • SDMT: La Santa Cecilia, Swamp Dogg, Okapi Sun, Nicky Venus, We Are Sirens @ The Casbah
    • Ottley Mercer, Mochilero All Stars, the Combos, No Kings @ The Tin Can
    • DJ Cheyenne Giles @ Analog
    • The Milkcrates DJs @ Bar Pink (10 p.m.) 
    • Livin on a Prayer, Paradise City, DJ Man Cat @ Belly Up
    • Air Supply @ Humphrey’s Concerts By the Bay
    • Twisted Relatives, Entrippy @ Boar Cross’n
    • Gilbert Castellanos & the Park West Ensemble @ Croce’s Park West
    • Tim Weisberg Quintet, featuring Chuck Alvarez, Barnaby Finch, David Hughes and Maria Martinez @ Dizzy’s
    • Full Moons Eve, the Beautiful People, No Explanation, Batboat, Coastal Break @ Epicentre
    • Karma @ Fluxx
    • Funks Most Wanted, DJ Chelu @ Gallagher’s Pub
    • Groove International presents Sound the Groove @ House of Blues
    • Pop Vinyl @ Humphrey’s Backstage Live
    • My American Heart Acoustic Show @ Lestat’s
    • Dazed and Confused @ 710 Beach Club
    • A New Challenger Approaches (CD release), Focus in Frame, Within Ourselves, Heavyweight, Hannibal, Smarter Than Robots @ SOMA
    • The Prowling Kind, Love and the Skull, Mittens @ Tower Bar
    • Wazabe Blue @ Tio Leo’s
    • Saul Q @ U31
    • Dimitri & Rob @ Whistle Stop
    • Tribal Theory @ Winston’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.