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Sounds Like San Diego: September 22



    I warned you this weekend was full of great opportunities to see and hear live music, and despite the non-music activities also on tap, hopefully you can still summon the energy to hit up a great show.

    For someone who lives in the center of the city, heading to Poway seems out of the way, but this O, Berkeley, Where Hart Thou show promises a great night, as does the Bright Light Social Hour at the Casbah. If you're looking for sweet female vocals, there are still tickets available for Azure Ray at the Irenic in the heart of North Park, and Artwalk By the Bay guarantees free live music all day long. Sometimes the choices are hard, and sometimes the music just calls you, and with this many options, I'd say go with your heart, or wherever your bicycle may command.

    Saturday, Sept. 22:

    • The Bright Light Social Hour, Maren Parusel, the Beautiful View @ Casbah
    • Casbah presents Azure Ray, Soko @The Irenic (3090 Polk, all ages, 7 p.m.) 
    • O Berkeley, Where Hart Thou? featuring Jeff Berkley and Calman Hart (aka Berkley Hart), John C Reilly, Steve Poltz, Gregory Page, 7th Day Buskers featuring Shawn Rohlf, Dennis Caplinger, Robin Henkel, Lisa Sanders, Jeffrey Joe Morin, Robin Adler, Cathryn Beeks & Matt Silva, Tom Brosseau, the Lovebirds@ Poway Center For Performing Arts (sold out)
    • Artwalk on the Bay 2012, feat. Josh Damigo (4:15 p.m.), Manny Cepeda (3 p.m.), Brad Perry (1:45 p.m.), Jeffrey Joe (12:30 p.m.), Robin Henkel (11:15 a.m.), Steven Ybarra (10 a.m.) @ Hilton Bayfront
    • So-Cal Showcase, featuring Sara Groban, Kitty Plague, KNG MKR, So*Cal Vibes, One Eighty, Roni Lee Group, Trailerpark Rockstar @ Chula Vista Marina (330 Marina Parkway, free, all ages, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
    • 2012 Carlsbad Music Festival: 1:30 Timothy Andres (piano, $15, @ Carlsbad Village Theatre), 3:00 Andy Akiho & Friends (steel pan, Free, @ Outdoor Stage at St. Michael's by the Sea), 4:00 Mattson2 (Free, @ Outdoor Stage at St. Michael's by the Sea), 5:00 Sacra/Profana ($10, @ St Michael's By the Sea), 7:00 Wu Man & Friends ($20 @Carlsbad Village Theatre), 9:00 Mantra Percussion plays Michael Gordon's 'Timber' ($15 @ Harding Community Center) @ 2012 Carlsbad Music Festival
    • San Diego School of Rock presents History Of Ska @ Sunset Temple (2 p.m.)
    • San Diego School of Rock presents Tribute to Dave Grohl @ Sunset Temple (7 p.m.)
    • English Beat, with So Cal Vibes @ Belly Up
    • Broncho, the Lovely Bad Things, Bad Weather California @ Soda Bar
    • The Long Holidays, Jupiter, Rosewood Five @ Tin Can
    • Shiva Trash, Koko Beware, Mittens @ Eleven
    • Calabrese, Pass the Axe, Some Kind of Nightmare @ The Shakedown
    • DJ Claire @ Whistle Stop
    • Don Juan Y Los Blancos, the Widows, Savage Gospel, DJ Juliancito, Last Years Heros, DJ Mongo Style, Monster Mike, Chango Rey @ Til Two Club
    • Conspiracy Theorists (CD release), 33rd Infantry, the Ghetto Zoo, Mc Beef, VERS 2:51, Introspection, Tone, Mgee, DJ Tango @ Ruby Room
    • Big Wide Grin @ San Dieguito United Methodist Church Hall
    • Shiva Trash, Koko Beware (Georgia), Mittens @ Eleven (5 p.m.)
    • Sculpins (EP release), Eskera, Section 242, Among the Enemy @ Eleven (9 p.m.)
    • Zee Avi, Henry Wolfe @ The Griffin
    • Owl City, with Matthew Koma @ House of Blues
    • Propagand art & music feat. DJ sets by Hi-8, Get Stoked!, Skinny Fat, Colour Vision @ The Propagandist 
    • Whiskey Heart @ Riviera Supper Club
    • Anticipations EDM, featuring Cassanuova, Hang the DJ, Grimm, Pro-K, J Rx @ Four Points Sheraton (8110 Aero Drive) 
    • Chris Trapper @ Lestat's
    • Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
    • The Applebrown Jazz Ensemble @ Claire De Lune
    • Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band @ Winston's
    • Boondock Brothers, Spero, BoxDox, Anchors Away, Selis, My Beautiful Rescue @ Soma
    • NoSuckerDJs @ Bar Pink
    • The Weener Pigs @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge (4 p.m.)
    • Makai @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge (9 p.m.)
    • Sean Paul @ 4th & B
    • Joey Harris & the Mentals @ Bar Dynamite
    • Shoreline Rootz, Ease Up, Tommy Dubs, Kng Mkr @ 710 Beach Club
    • Huang Ping Yuan and Johnny Yip @ Harrah's Rincon Casino Open Sky Theatre
    • The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra @ Anthology (7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.)
    • Danny and the Tramp, DJ Chelu @ Gallagher's
    • Mercedes Moore Band @ Marble Room
    • Dirty Talk with Huge Euge, Adam Salter, Gabe Vega @ El Dorado
    • Audien, Brazzabelle @ Voyeur
    • Wobble presents Hedflux, Wala, Omega Squad, Arkon, Mark Zabala, Derick Atkins, Sendai @ Spin
    • Sid Vicious Saturdays @ Fluxx
    • Dizzy's presents Lorraine Castellanos Presents the Music of Billie Holiday, with Gilbert Castellanos, Rob Throsen, Ed Kornhauser, Brett Sanders @ 98 Bottles
    • Rising Star @ Tio Leo’s Lounge

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    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.