On my way to Austin for SxSW, but here in San Diego there are plenty of events for you to check out.
Thursday, get your dance on with Bicep and Lee K at Bang Bang, Moti at Bassmnt; Congorock at Fluxx and Junior theDISCOpunk and Antonio Aguilera at Henry’s Pub. Live music choices include This Will Destroy You and Cymbals Eat Guitars at the Casbah; Saviours, Archons and Christ Killer at Soda Bar; Trampled By Turtles and HoneyHoney are at the Observatory North Park for a sold-out show; Ocelot headlines at the Belly Up; Johnny Deadly Trio and Fanny and the Attaboys play at Sycamore Den; Viri y Los Bandidos, High Rolling Loners and Abe West take over the Merrow; and Buddy Banter, Wild Wild Wets and the Whiskey Circle are at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Friday, Blink-182 with Matt Skiba and A Day To Remember at SOMA is sold out; Moon Hooch, Dr. Seahorse and Bakkuda play at Soda Bar; Tim Barry, Jenny Owen Youngs and Cory Branan take over the Casbah; Yelawolf and Crazy Town are at House of Blues; and Pall Jenkins, RedRumsey and Sasha Nonthingful play at A Ship In The Woods. For your dancing fix, Death Nation hits Spin; Kevin Saunderson is at Bang Bang; Helena is at Parq; and F---ing In The Bushes with Rob Moran and Daniel Sant takes over the Whistle Stop.
Saturday, Mrs. Henry, Schitzophonics, the Paragraphs and Erik Canzona & the Narrows are at the Casbah; Punk Rock Karaoke featuring members of Bad Religion, Circle Jerks, NOFX and more with Implants, Sic Waiting and Torches To Triggers at Brick by Brick; Chateau and Angels Dust are at the Balboa; Misc. Ailments, Forebear and Project Analogue take over the Merrow; San Diego Experimental Guitar Show features Michael Crain, Joileah Concepcion; All the Pretty Horses, Steve Flato and Hirsch the Machine Hirsch at Soda Bar; and Mac Sabbath takes over the Ramona Mainstage. On the dance tip, Neon Beat is at Bar Pink; ‘80s vs. ‘90s with Gabe Vega vs. Saul hits the Whistle Stop; Fashion Whore is at U-31; Cash Cash is at Bassmnt; and Bakermat headlines Bang Bang.
Sunday, "An Evening With" John Doe, Exene Cervenka and Robyn Hitchcock hits the Belly Up; Idlehands, Ghost Parade, Belle Noire and the Calefaction play at Soda Bar; and Matthew E. White and Wilsen take over the Casbah.
Have a great weekend!
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