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Sounds Like San Diego: September 19

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Dan Chusid
    Steve Poltz

    I don't know about you, but September is one of my favorite months for music in San Diego. We have a ton of street fairs and festivals along with the usual nightly music.

    This Wednesday, you can catch plenty of great shows around town, like Gov't Mule performing at the House of Blues or Miss Erika Davies and Burt Brion over at Anthology, the perfect venue for Erika's unique vocal stylings. Soda Bar hosts Night Fruit, Stevie & the Hi-Stax play a free show for the 47% at Bar Pink, and YOB return to the Casbah.


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    My pick of the night, however, is a performance by Steve Poltz at the Birch Aquarium. Steve is one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters in this city, and his constant touring means there are only a handful of opportunities to see him perform at home. And sometimes, location just adds so much to a show, and hearing Steve Poltz in the open air at the aquarium while overlooking the beauty of La Jolla, well, you have yourself a winner.

    Wednesday, September 19:

    • KPRI presents Green Flash Concert Series featuring Steve Poltz @ Birch Aquarium at Scripps
    • YOB, Norska, Cormorant @ Casbah
    • Gov't Mule, Revivalists @ House of Blues
    • Erika Davies & Burt Brion @ Anthology
    • Night Fruit, Idyll Wild, Man Hands, Crooked Rulers @ Soda Bar
    • Stevie & the Hi-Stax @ Bar Pink
    • Easy All-Stars, Passafire @ Belly Up
    • Matisyahu, the Dirty Heads, Pacific Dub @ Humphreys Concerts By the Bay
    • Bangladesh Band, the Dirty Sirens, Bloodflowers @ Tin Can
    • Mwahaha, guests @ Eleven
    • Bret Jensen, Mark Huff, Matt Commerce @ Lestat's
    • Vilifi, Lucky Lucifer, This Is Confusing, the Roman Watchdogs @ The Griffin
    • Vanja James @ Riviera Supper Club
    • CityBeat Beer Club @ Ruby Room
    • Joe Troutman & Midnight Starr's EDM @ Brick By Brick
    • Club Kingston presents Ease Up, Martin Zobel & Soulrise, DJ Carlos Culture @ Winston's
    • Sweet Cheeks with DJs Bency, Mawkus @ El Dorado
    • Octopus Nebula, Squama, Michael Vivinity @ Kava Lounge
    • Stoney B Blues Band @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Gilbert Castellanos with the New Latin Jazz Quintet @ El Camino
    • Jerry McCann @ Patrick's Gaslamp Club
    • Now Hear This! @ Whistle Stop
    • Wednesday Shakedown @ Henry's Pub
    • Sunset Trivia presents Music & Pop Culture Trivia Night @ House of Blues
    • Lady Dottie & the Diamonds @ Gallagher's Irish Pub
    • Firehouse Swing Night @ Queen Bee's
    • Karaoke @ Chico Club
    • Fuzzy @ Croce's
    • Reyli @ Over the Border (Chula Vista)
    • Wreck Shop Wednesday @ The Office
    • Taryn Donath @ Marble Room
    • Justin James @ Union Kitchen and Tap (Encinitas)
    • Goodal Boyz @ McP's Irish Pub
    • Craig Sherman @ Davina's Cabo Grill

    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.