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Sounds Like San Diego: October 5

Jesse LaMonaca & the Dime Novels will headline at the Griffin on Saturday



    This weekend is chockful of wonderful things to do by day and by night. After you get your fill of the Vinyl Record Swap at the Casbah or the Taste of North Park, or even the afternoon South Park Walkabout, which has lots of music at various locations, you can start planning a night of music. Whether that's heading to Sleep Train Amphitheatre for Kelly Clarkson and Maroon 5 or the Ghostly International Tour at the Casbah, there's a lot of goodness on Saturday. Personally, I'm leaning toward Jesse LaMonaca & the Dime Novels at the Griffin. LaMonaca's going to school and working full-time, so the band hasn't been playing nearly enough around town lately, so this looks like a pretty stellar Saturday night local lineup that should make it a fun night to chill out with friends, have some drinks and hear some great tunes. I will note, however, that the band Knapsack hasn't performed in more than a decade, so on Saturday they will perform a not-so-secret show at the Void under the name Decorate the Spine. If you plan on going, I'd suggest you get there early. Once they reach capacity, you'll have to find a Plan B.

    Saturday, Oct. 5:

    • Vinyl Junkies Record Swap @ Casbah (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
    • Taste of North Park (11 am. to 4 p.m.; $30 in advance, $40 on Saturday)
    • Hi Fi Festival, featuring Above & Beyond, Manufactured Superstars, Torro Torro, Kill Paris   @ Petco Park (18 and over, 2 p.m.)
    • South Park Walkabout
    • Rock Star Beer Festival @ Float @ the Hard Rock Hotel (7-10 p.m., ticket Info here)
    • Jesse LaMonaca & the Dime Novels; Oh, Spirit; Mrs. Henry @ The Griffin
    • Decorate the Spine (Knapsack), Crooks, Gods of Science @ The Void
    • Mittens, Duping the Public, Oh & the Whats, DJ Man Cat @ Ken Club
    • Honda Civic Tour, featuring Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Rozzi Crane @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
    • Hepcat, O.S.S., the Champions Inc @ House of Blues
    • Ghostly International Tour, featuring Shigeto, Phaeleh, Beacon, Night Moves, Mystery Cave @ Casbah
    • Hugh Cornwell (original frontman of the Stranglers), Brothers of Brazil @Soda Bar
    • Sunny Rude, Brewfish, Roman Watchdogs @ 710 Beach Club
    • Stalins of Sound, Exorcisms, Marco Polo, Cedar Fire @ The Tower Bar
    • Ed Ghost Tucker, yOya, Jupiter, Letters @ The Tin Can
    • Los Curanderos Benefit show for the Chula Vista Nature Center @ Chula Vista Nature Center
    • Hellbound Hayride, Jive Bombers, Johnny Deadly Trio @ The Shakedown
    • Barry Thomas @ Bar Pink
    • Boys & Girls Dance Party, with Gabe Vega, Norton, Adam Salter, MayStar @ El Dorado
    • Baja Blues Boys @ Templar's Hall in Old Poway Park (7 p.m.)
    • DJ Decon, DJ Miss Lisa @ Belly Up
    • Tactical Sekt, Kevorkian Death Cycle, HEXRX, Gentleman Junkie @ Brick By Brick
    • Terror, Powertrip, Code Orange Kids, My Iron Lung, Repel @ The Che Cafe
    • Joshua White Trio @ Dizzy's (San Diego Jet Ski Rentals)
    • Romeo Complex, Waking in Sonata, Dylan White @ Epicentre
    • Destructo Bunny @ Gallagher's
    • Reflectors, Alan Iglesias @ Humphreys Backstage LIVE
    • Camille Bloom, Sister Speak @ Lestats
    • Mke Myrdel @ Marble Room
    • Shane Dwight @ Ramona Mainstage
    • The Winery Dogs, the Sixxis, Points North, RDG @ Ramona Mainstage
    • You Me at Six, Cute Is What We Aim For, Conditions, Dinosaur Pile Up @ SOMA
    • Basstribe presents G Jones + Mad Zach @ Spin
    • Colour @ Tio Leo's Lounge
    • Sensation @ The V Lounge
    • Off the Cuff @ Dreamcatcher
    • Mossberg Pump @ Voyeur
    • International Blues Challenge Finals (1 p.m.), the New Relics (5:30 p.m.), Tommy Dubs, Beyond I-Sight, Gonzo (9:30 p.m.) @ Winstons

    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.

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