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Sounds Like San Diego: May 9



    I know that, around here, I tend to focus on the indie rock side of the music spectrum. But you have to give it up to our city for offering a pretty diverse array of options on a regular basis. Tonight the Belly Up hosts singer/songwriter Devendra Banhart, who doesn't make it to San Diego very often, which is no doubt why the show is sold out. The Casbah hosts internet hip-hop phenoms Turquoise Jeep only a few months after their last time here, while the Soda Bar hosts the sultry voice of Nena Anderson. San Diego Surf Festival hosts a few shows at the Griffin throughout the week, and Lestat's has some solid singer/songwriters. Yeah, there's certainly some diversity in this town -- you just have to want to find it.

    Thursday, May 9:

    • Devendra Banhart, Rodrigo Amarante @ Belly Up (sold out)
    • Turquoise Jeep Records, NN4 & Telegraph, Kosha Dillz @ Casbah
    • Nena Anderson, the Peripherals @ Soda Bar
    • San Diego Surf Festival presents Alekesam @ The Griffin
    • Christine Parker, Emily Elbert, Olivia Wiese @ Lestat's
    • AfroJazziacs & the Adrian Terrazas-Gonzalez Trio @ The Loft
    • Club Mercy & present Schoolboy Q @ House of Blues
    • Rips Entertainment presents 2000 Tons of TNT, Sammy K & the East Los 3, the Combos @ Tin Can
    • Bo Bice @ Croce's (6:30 p.m.)
    • Dizzy Wright @ Porter's Pub
    • Moonlight Serenade Orchestra @ Crystal Ballroom (414 N. Magnolia, El Cajon)
    • Nerdcore Night @ Ruby Room
    • J.Blow, Daeta, the Fresh Yard, Premiere Fits @ Bar Pink
    • Gilbert Castellanos & the New Latin Jazz Quintet @ Croce's
    • Yppah, Divinit @ Kava Lounge
    • Starlit presents BOTB with Rosewood 5, the Honkeys, Wilson Renette @ Brick By Brick
    • Clay Colton @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • EDM with Markus Schulz @ Fluxx
    • LED presents Salva @ Voyeur
    • Kayla Hope @ Tiki House
    • Too Rude For Sunday @ Coyote Bar & Grill
    • Pasadena, Brothers Gow @ Boar Cross'n
    • Club 710 @ 710 Beach Club
    • Jackson & Jesus @ McP's Irish Pub
    • Layne Tadesse & 7 Seal Dub, DJ Reefah @ Gallagher's Pub

     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.