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Sounds Like San Diego: September 4

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Rosemary Bystrak
    The Soft Pack return to San Diego for the Great American Showcase.

    With the loss of Street Scene a couple years back, San Diego is without a major music festival, but micro-festivals are where it's at anyway, and today this point of fact will be proven by the Great American Showcase. The brainchild of Ryan Koontz and the rest of the guys over at El Dorado, the event has teamed up with other East Village businesses to provide an all-day music event with some of the best bands to come out of San Diego, all the while benefitting the Keep-a-Breast foundation. Check the lineup below and see for yourself just how amazing the San Diego Scene can be.

    Sunday, Sept. 4:

    SoundDiego Spotlight: The Nervous Wreckords

    [DGO] SoundDiego Spotlight: The Nervous Wreckords
    Brian Karscig and Co. talk about the "tasteful nudes" at Albie's Beef Inn and live shows. (Published Wednesday, Aug 31, 2011)

    • Great American Showcase, featuring the Soft Pack, the Nervous Wreckords, DJ Numark (Jurassic 5), the Howls, the Creepy Creeps, Old English, Lyon Crowns, Grand Tarantula, Euphoria Brassband, Adam Salter, Kevin Martin, the Mattson2, the Kabbs, Corey Biggs, Bubble Gum Sci-Fi, Saul Q, Profile, Blancnoir, DJ All Good @ El Dorado (and adjacent parking lot, 11th & Broadway, 2-10 p.m.) -- check out our profile of the Nervous Wreckords
    • Irradio, A Scribe Amidst the Lions, the Heavy Guilt, Sleep Lady @ Casbah
    • Awesome Fest 5, , featuring Iron Chic, Crusades, Copyrights, That’s Incredible, Last Years, Bobby Joe Ebola @ The Office (3-8 p.m.)
    • Awesome Fest 5, featuring Underground Railroad, Shang a Lang, Lenguas Largas, Nato Coles, the Bertos @ U-31 (3-8 p.m.)
    • Awesome Fest 5, featuring MOTO, Unfun, Pu$$y-Cow, Dan Padilla, Shovel and Gun, Stymie, City Mouse @ Eleven (8:30 p.m.)
    • Awesome Fest 5, featuring Dead to Me, Joyce Manor, Big Kids, Edhoculi, Summer Vacation, French Exit, Meth Labs @ Soda Bar (8:30 p.m.)
    • Ben Harper @ Del Mar Racetrack Summer Concert Series
    • Cash’d Out, the Clash City Rockers, DJ Gonzo @ Belly Up
    • Youth Lagoon, TV Girl, Lady Day @ Tin Can
    • Snatch Skatepark Benefit for Arty Ulloa, featuring Chango Rey and His Broken Heart Beat, Lucius the Sweet, and more @ The Shakedown
    • Pool Party @ LaFayette Hotel
    • SunDaze, with Mark Knight & Sander Kleinenberg, Anthony Ross, Jay Idol, Crowdkillers, Marc Thrasher, DJ Jiffy @ Wavehouse
    • Sundance, featuring Paul T, Mark Quark, Halo, Paluka, Why-T, Joseph Alan @ Til Two Club
    • The Electric Circus, featuring DJ Stockton, Umbra Motis, the Electric Belly Dancers @ Typhoon Saloon
    • Sun Down Sessions, featuring Jam Kwest and Carlos Culture@ The Griffin
    • KYLESA, with Age of Collapse, Allioth, Man vs. Man @ Ruby Room
    • Club Transmission with Sister Black (LA), Dead Daze @ Ruby Room
    • Revenge Club, Jonny Castle, News From the Front @ Ken Club
    • Le Butcherettes @ Bar Pink
    • Across the Pond 2@ Lestat's
    • Adrianna Marie & the Deep Blue Three @ Marble Room
    • Jose Sinatra's OB-O-ke @ Winston's
    • Tribe of Kings/Reggae Vibes @ U-31
    • Greg Michaels @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge Brunch (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
    • Labor Day Jazz Festival, featuring Glen Fisher, Reggie SMith, Jeanteet Harris, Will Donato @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge
    • Concrete Project @ Gallagher’s
    • Intervention Pool Party @ Hard Rock Hotel
    • Anthology House Band Motown Revue @ Anthology (7 p.m.)
    • Reggae Sundays @ Spin
    • Gladys Knight @ Harrah’s Rincon Casino Open Sky Theatre
    • The Living Memoir and Victory Nightlife present the Block Party-Labor Day @ House of Blues

    Rosemary Bystrak writes about the San Diego music scene, events and general musings about life in San Diego on San Diego: Dialed In. She does social media for the Casbah, books at West Coast Tavern and is trying her hand at band management. Follow her updates on Twitter or contact her directly.