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Sounds Like San Diego: May 16



    This week has been taxing for all San Diegans. The record-breaking temperatures, coupled with the fires and evacuations, can really start to feel overwhelming. Fortunately, music is always here to heal your soul and clear your mind. For ticketholders to Friday's show at the Casbah, they'll certainly be greatful as Sean Lennon and his band, the Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, return with a new record, a full band and certainly some obsessive fans. If you didn't snag a ticket, dance to the cumbia and bossa nova sounds of La Santa Cecilia at Soda Bar, or if you really want to blow of some steam, head to Tower Bar for Castle or catch the album release of St. Cloud Sleepers at Tin Can -- check out our Spotlight video here. Lots of joyful music to be had to take your mind off of the stress of the local news.

    Friday, May 16:

    • The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, Fever the Ghost @ Casbah (sold out)
    • Casbah presents La Santa Cecilia, Cumbia Machin, DJ's Bob Green and Viebo Lowbo @ Soda Bar
    • Andrew Justin, So Much Light, Everybody Knows, Hotel Books, Inthebackground, Charlotte Hill, James Dean, Kurt Travis (A Lot Like Birds) @ Epicentre
    • Castle, Chiefs, Deep Sea Thunder Beast, Plunder @ Tower Bar
    • Mr Blow & Friends @ Bar Pink
    • St Cloud Sleepers (album release), Deadly Birds, Grizzly Business @ Tin Can -- watch our Spotlight segment on St. Cloud Sleepers
    • Maka Roots & I Sight Band, Piracy Conspiracy, Ras Mikey @ Winston's
    • Nahko & Medicine for the People, Polynesian Underground, Revivalists @ Belly Up
    • Atomic Groove (5 p.m.) @ Belly Up
    • Tegan Taylor @ Croce's Park West
    • Kolohe Kai @ Four Point Sheraton
    • Victor Niglio, Crnkn @ Somewhere Loud
    • Bulletproof Tigers, Soft Lions, Beat Panther, Pal and Drome @ The Hideout
    • Kennedy Jones @ Bassmnt
    • 2tonedisco @ Bang Bang
    • Bonnie Wright @ Dizzys
    • Pool Party @ Gallagher's
    • Through the Roots, New Kingston, the Steppas, Reeform @ House of Blues
    • Je Double F @ Bancroft
    • Lotus, Detroit Underground @ Humphrey's Backstage Live
    • Randi Driscoll @ 98 Bottles
    • Juicy J @ Fluxx
    • Cody Lovaas, Aaron Bowen @ Lestat's
    • Shyfox, Wandering, Cavalist @ The Merrow
    • Rogue Stereo (CD release), Buffalo Picnic, Her Crimson Love @ 710 Beach Club
    • Great Electric Quest, Nite Crawlers, Condor @ Shakedown Bar
    • Skream,  the Cubicle Brothers, Gum-B vs. Proof, StirCrazy @ Spin
    • Serious Guise @ Tio Leo's
    • Sun God 2014: Diplo, Young the Giant, Juicy J, New Politics, Joey Bada$$, Audien, Ty Dolla $ign, the Colourist, Torro Torro, Giraffage, Anna Lunoe, Miner, Jhameel, 2ToneDisco, DJ Demon, EMÆL, Sauer D, Joey Avery, Lauren O'Brien, Whisper and Tonic, James Kellogg Jr. @ UCSD RIMAC Field (UCSD undergrad students only)

    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.

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