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A Not-So-Silent Weekend

91x's Robin Roth guides you through all your live music options this weekend



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    The Silent Comedy (bassist/vocalist Joshua Zimmerman pictured) headline the Irenic on Saturday, April 18.

    Coachella-bands-in-San-Diego week continues and Friday, Belle and Sebastian with Perfume Genius play a sold-out show at the Observatory North Park; The Cribs, the Frights and the Bassics are at the Casbah; Victis, Mooncrier, Bainbridge and Royal Death take over Soda Bar; Cash’d Out, Action Andy & the Hi Tones and A Mayfield Affair hit the Belly Up; Candy Warpop, Amigo and Black Tango are at the Black Cat; Good Riddance, A Wilhelm, Bad Cop/Bad Cop and Skipjack play at Brick by Brick; and Poontang Clam headline at Tower Bar, Get your dance on with F---ing In The Bushes and DJ sets from Richard Colburn and Chris Geddes of Belle and Sebastian at the Whistle Stop; Posso is at Bang Bang; Treo hits Bassmnt; and Sleepwalking takes over Til-Two.

    After indulging in Record Store Day, check out the CityBeat Festival of Beers with New Mexico, Grizzly Business and Jesse LaMonaca & the Dime Novels in front of the Lafayette Hotel; Steely Dan headline a sold-out show at Humphrey’s; the Silent Comedy, Barbarian and Oh, Spirit (CD release) play at the Irenic; Buck-O-Nine, Kemuria and Don Potthast hit the Casbah; Ilya, the Midnight Pine and Lost Pets are at Soda Bar; Marina & the Diamonds perform a sold-out show at the Observatory; Squirrelly Arts headline at the Ken Club; Spent Idols, the Stongers, the Alley Cats and Shady Francos take over Til-Two; and Tribal Theory, Ekolu, Bonafide, Micah G and Naki are at Tin Roof. Dancing options include Neon Beat at Bar Pink; ‘80s vs. ‘90s with Gabe Vega and Saul Q at the Whistle Stop; Maystar’s Fashion Whore; and Jason Ross at Bassmnt.

    Start your Sunday off with the Earth Fair in Balboa Park. Later that night, the Slashes, Speaker In Reverse, Le Chateau and the Lion & the Lady are at the Casbah; Morgan Heritage headlines at the Belly Up; Steely Dan play night two at Humphrey’s; and The Chantepleures with Young Lovers & Future Age take over Soda Bar.

    Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor!

    Fatima Kelley

    Robin Roth is a familiar voice in the San Diego scene. She is on the air weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on 91X, plus she promotes and spins all over town. Follow Robin on Twitter or submit your DJ listings here.