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Sounds Like San Diego: Sept. 2

Joshua Zimmerman makes his way home for Tacos & Tequila Festival

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    Sounds Like San Diego: Sept. 2
    John Hancock
    The Silent Comedy headline Tacos & Tequila Festival on Saturday, Sept. 2.

    Can I just say I miss Joshua Zimmerman being a San Diegan? It feels like when the frontman of the Silent Comedy was a local resident, the music scene was in this magical moment. Not to say our scene isn't always beautiful and changing and evolving, but the Silent Comedy just brought a certain fire to this town that is sorely missed. Fortunately, Joshua is back in town this weekend, and the band is one of several playing the Tacos & Tequila Festival at Lane Park along the San Diego Bay. As night falls, the Heavy Guilt play a huge show at Soda Bar with a special spoken word performance by Al Howard, Warren G plays the Observatory, and Frankie Cosmos plays an all ages show at the Irenic. For the Deadheads among us, LA's Grateful Shred play the Casbah.

    Saturday, Sept. 2:
    • Tacos & Tequila Festival San Diego featuring Shwayze, Sky (LMFAO), the Silent Comedy, Christian Taylor & the Rhythm Makers, Blaise Guld Trio, the Anodynes, the Rogue Pilots, Goose^Mavrk @ Lane Field Park, Broadway & Harbor Drive
    • Grateful Shred, Mapache @ Casbah
    • Warren G, South Psycho Cide @ Observatory North Park
    • Frankie Cosmos, iji, Nancy Sin @ The Irenic 
    • The Heavy Guilt, the Paragraphs, Cardinal Moon, Alfred Howard (spoken word) @ Soda Bar
    • Pato Banton, Hazmatt @ Belly Up  
    • San Diego Salsa/Bachata/Zoúk Festival 2017 @ Sheraton Hotel & Marina Harbor Island
    • Irving Flores Latin Jazz Quintet @ Dizzy's
    • The Rough, Skipjack, Nights Like Thieves, No Skill Required @ The Merrow
    • G Burns Jug Band @ Black Cat Bar
    • Besos de Coco @ Panama 66
    • Melvus, Mezzanine, the Game Rivalry @ Ken Club
    • Clinton Fearon, Droop Lion, Gladiators @ Music Box
    • Boogie Down with Cookie Crew, DJ Inform & Tec. @ Space
    • DJ Mike Delgado @ Bar Pink
    • Music Is 4 Lovers: Lovelife After Party @ Blonde
    • Sunburn Pool Party @ Float, Hard Rock Hotel
    • Fellow Travelers of the Illusion Machine, Kimmi Butter & the Night Howls, Bedlam's Edge, Small Town Heros @ Pour House (Oceanside)
    • Keep Your Soul, DJ Mancat @ The Holding Company 1502
    • Sarah Rogo @ Java Joe's
    • Fashion Jackson, Sahara Grim @ Lestat's
    • Pyromania, Fooz Fighters @ House of Blues
    • Tori Roze & the Hot Mess @ Martini's Above Fourth
    • The Twinfins, King Flamingo, Stray Monroe @ Tower Bar
    • Jonny Tarr @ De Oro Mine Co
    • Sleeping With Sirens, the White Noise, Palaye Royale, Chase Atlantic @ Soma
    • Jerry Jacobs @ Moonshine Beach 
    • Scotty Alexander @ Moonshine Flats 
    • Melvin Seals and JGB "Keepers of the Flame" @ Winston's (10 p.m.)
    • Gentlemen Prefer Blood @ Til-Two Club
    • Inquisition, Uada, Volahn, Highland, Impure Consecration @ Brick by Brick
    • Strictly Business with DJs Edroc & KanyeAsada @ The Office
    • Boostive, Mango Habanero @ 710 Beach Club
    • DJ Freeman @ U-31
    • Full Strength Funk Band @ Tio Leo's
    • Shades of Blues @ Humphreys Backstage Live (5 p.m.)
    • Liquid Blue @ Humphreys Backstage Live (9 p.m.)
    • Lookas @ Bassmnt
    • DJ Spryte @ Oxford Social Club at the Pendry
    • Chris Malinchak, Boys Don't Disco @ Bang Bang
    • The Reflex @ FLUXX
    • The Farmers @ Navajo Live 
    • DJ Vice @ Omnia
    • Ascension @ Kava Lounge

    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.