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Sounds Like San Diego: July 21

You might find some superstars at Soma where Car Seat Headrest headline a mainstage show

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    Carseat Head Rest headline Soma on Saturday, July 21.

    When FYF was announced earlier this year, music fans were excited about another festival that had seemingly worked out some of the kinks of its earlier years, but the joy was shortlived as the event was eventually cancelled. Bands that had planned on routing through scrambled to make their tours worthwhile, and so L.A. and other areas, including San Diego, were the beneficiaries. One of those artists was Car Seat Headrest, heading to town for their third time. The show is at Soma, and, in my opinion, they're one of the best new indie bands to come out over the past five years. I love Comic-Con, but I will be dropping everything tonight so I can catch them live once again. They're clearly not the only hot show in town, but they're my jam. After, I think I'll head to the Casbah for another installment of San Diego Freak Out with Wild Wild Wets and Well Well Well, featuring Seton Edgeton, formerly of Barbarian. It's gonna be a fun and rowdy late night that will definitely have you enjoying a late Sunday sleep-in. 

    Saturday, July 21 (Comic-Con):

    • Car Seat Headrest, Naked Giants @ Soma 
    • Juliette & the Licks, the Schizophonics @ Music Box
    • Thirty Seconds to Mars, Walk the Moon, K.Flay @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre 
    • San Diego Freak Out: Wild Wild Wets, Well Well Well, Creepseed, Ethics, DJ Andrew McGranahan @ Casbah 
    • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Live Starring Rachel Bloom @ Balboa Theatre (7:30 p.m.)
    • Surf Curse, LunchLady, P.H.F. @ The Irenic
    • The Mittens, Powerballs @ Bird Park (free, 3-7 p.m.)
    • Shawn Rohlf & Friends perform the Replacements @ The Whistle Stop (5 p.m.)
    • The Adicts, Leftover Crack, Slipping Into Darkness @ Observatory North Park
    • Toonami Pre-flight featuring the Pillows @ Adult Swim State Park on the Green (7:15 p.m.)
    • Club Sabbat: Cosplay X @ The Merrow
    • Sal Vulcano & Friends with Roy Wood Jr. & Steve Byrne @ Balboa Theatre (10:30 p.m.)
    • Cardiac Kidz, Social Spit, Ganjawitch @ Black Cat Bar
    • The Zeros, Flytraps, Bad Sex @ Pour House (9 p.m.)
    • Iration @ Del Mar Racetrack
    • Covet, Vasudeva, the Illustrative Violet @ Soda Bar
    • Booty Bassment @ Whistle Stop
    • Chickenbone Slim and Comic-Con @ Spike Africa's Fresh Fish Grill & Bar (7 p.m.)
    • Scary Pierre, Then In-Itself @ Bar Pink (8 p.m.)
    • Neon Beat @ Bar Pink (10 p.m.)
    • The Broken Lizard Comedy Team Brings "Super Troopers 2" @ Horton Grand Theatre (1:30 p.m.) 
    • "The Deadpool 2" Super Duper $@%!#& Cut World Premiere @ Horton Grand Theatre (9:30 p.m.)
    • The 200th episode of "Bizarre States Party," hosted by Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser @ Nerdist HQ (Sparks Gallery, Saturday, July 21, from 8 p.m. to midnight)
    • TruTV Impractical Jokers Block Party @ Petco Park at the Park (free, 1-9 p.m.)
    • Talk Talk Show Live at Comic-Con 2018 @ Luce Loft 
    • The Aquabats, Froggy Fresh @ House of Blues (noon)
    • 20th Century Fox TV, FX & Fox Cocktail Reception @ Craft & Commerce, (675 Beech St., Invite-only, RSVP required, 7 p.m.)
    • Entertainment Weekly Closing Night VIP Celebration @ Float, Hard Rock Hotel (Invite-only, RSVP required, 9 p.m.)
    • Syfy fan party: Harry Potter/Wizarding Weekend @ The New Children's Museum (200 W. Island Ave., free, open to all, RSVP required, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.) 
    • Bill Prady's League of Extraordinary Nerds @ Pool Club, Hilton Bayfront (RSVP required, 3-7 p.m.)
    • NBC Party @ Gaslamp Square (invite-only, time undisclosed)
    • Turning Tydes Theatre Company presents "Wicked Wizards" @ The Lyceum
    • The Rickmobile: Don't Even Trip Roadtrip @ Yesteryear Comics (5-8 p.m.)
    • Private Event @ Belly Up  
    • Ian Buss & His Quintet @ Dizzy's
    • Bump presents the Rocky Horror Disco Show @ Blonde
    • Death Eyes, Creepxotica @ Warshaw's Provisions (2209 30th St., free)
    • Michael Borowski @ Panama 66
    • Gone Blonde @ Pour House (5 p.m.)  
    • Superstars on Stage @ Sycuan Casino (3 p.m. & 8 p.m.)
    • Arcata @ Lestat's
    • The Kaeli Earle Trio @  Goodbar
    • La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival 
    • South Bay Salsa Festival Puerto Rico Llego with Spanish Harlem Orchestra featuring Christian Pepin, John "Dandy" Rodriguez, Adalberto Santiago, Artie Webb, Bobby Escoto, Chevere All Stars, DJ Jojo, DJ Mambo @ J Street Marina Park 
    • The Aquabats, Froggy Fresh @ House of Blues (10:30 a.m.)
    • Comics Online After Party with Stan Bush, Random Gibberish, Wither, the Midas Touch @ Brick by Brick 
    • Digital LA Comic-Con Party @ Origin Code Academy (free with RSVP, 6 p.m.)
    • Ghostbusters Interdimensional Crossrip Fan Party @ Werewolf
    • Hero-Within Second Annual Comic-Con After Party @ Volcano Rabbit (first come, first serve, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.)
    • Steampunk Comic-Con After Party @ San Diego Automotive Museum (first come, first serve, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.)
    • Easton Corbin @ House of Blues
    • Janet Hammer @ Martini's Above Fourth
    • Breakout, Slaughter Boys, Stokka, RAAG @ Tower Bar
    • Los Chido @ De Oro Mine Co.
    • Art Show with Tony @ Bancroft Bar (6 p.m.) 
    • Nightmare, Desolator, Solv, White Boy Scream @ Bancroft Bar (9 p.m.)
    • Jerry Jacobs @ Moonshine Beach 
    • Jason Charles Miller @ Moonshine Flats 
    • Heatwave @ Winston's 
    • The Rock & Rollies, Reckless Disregard, Ritual Potion @ Winston's (5 p.m.)
    • Dynohunter @ Winston's (9:30 p.m.)
    • Shocktroopers! System Restore! Curbside Funeral! The Writhers! @ Til-Two Club
    • Punchline Posse Comedy Show Live Recording @ Comedy Palace Main Room (9:30 p.m.)
    • Stan Bush, Random Gibberish, Wither, the Midas Touch @ Brick by Brick
    • The Show Show Show featuring Gabby Lamb, Audrey Stewart, Nthenya Ndunda, Sims Holland, Vicki Barbolack @ Comedy Palace Gold Room
    • Year of the Dead, Que Oso, Half Eaten @ Midnight Jack
    • Strictly Business with DJs Edroc & KanyeAsada @ The Office
    • The Big Lewinsky, Soundwave @ 710 Beach Club
    • Camron Zibaie @ U-31
    • Bump City Brass @ Tio Leo's
    • Tradewinds @ Humphreys Backstage Live (5 p.m.)
    • Wildside @ Humphreys Backstage Live (9 p.m.)
    • DJ Slowhand @ FLUXX
    • BK Lounge with DJs Billie Knight, Tone Capone, Dub-B @ El Dorado
    • aitherios vol 2 @ Spin (3 p.m.)
    • Distrikt of San Diego: BM 2018 Fundraiser @ Spin
    • The Farmers @ Navajo Live 
    • Divinity presents Techno Sabbath 011 featuring Bad Beat [mntra, ttt], Contessa @ Kava Lounge
    • Rockstar Saturdays @ Henry's
    • Kill the Noise x Bassrush with Madsonik @ Bassmnt 
    • Savi @ Omnia
    • Autograf @ Bang Bang 
    • Invasion of the Superheroes: Craig Smoove @ Oxford Social Club, the Pendry

    Rosemary Bystrak is the publicist for the Casbah 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.