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Sounds Like San Diego: Oct. 5

They bring the chill, sexy vibes to a sold out show at Observatory North Park

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    Rosemary Bystrak
    Cigarettes After Sex headline Observatory North Park on Saturday, Oct. 5.

    There are some brilliant ways to spend your Saturday with the perfect weather in San Diego, including PB Beachfest, which seems to have expanded its stages, or La Mesa Oktoberfest, which features classic rock bands in addition to traditional oom-pah-pah music. Of course, the Vinyl Junkies Record Swap is a pretty great way to spend a Saturday afternoon, too. By night, Angels and Airwaves play the first of two sold out nights at the House of Blues with our pals the New Regime supporting, Cigarettes After Sex bring the chill, sexy vibes to a sold out show at Observatory and the Casbah will transform into an EDM hotbed with Lido. Sometimes I am stunned by the sheer number of things to do in this city, and I definitely recommend taking advantage while the offerings are limitless.

    Saturday, Oct. 5:
    • Oktoberfest @ German American Society, El Cajon (12-10 p.m.)
    • La Mesa Oktoberfest @ La Jolla Village
    • PB Beachfest @ Boardwalk from Felspar to Thomas St (free, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.)
    • Mira Mesa Street Fair @ Camino Ruiz (from Mira Mesa Blvd. to New Salem St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free, all ages)
    • Vinyl Junkies Record Swap @ Casbah (11 a.m.-5 p.m., $5)
    • Cigarettes After Sex @ The Observatory North Park (sold out)
    • Lido Presents: Almost Peder Tour @ Casbah 
    • Grandmaster Flash @ California Center for the Arts
    • Angels & Airwaves, the New Regime, Charming Liars @ House of Blues (sold out)
    • Futuristic, Demrick, Dylan Reese, ScribeCash, Ray Vans @ Soda Bar
    • Marc Broussard, Samantha Fish @ Belly Up (sold out)
    • DJ Mike Delgado @ Bar Pink
    • Concert at the Border (in Español) @ Friendship Park (11 a.m.)
    • Clinton Ross Davis @ Black Cat Bar 
    • '80s vs. '90s with Gabe Vega and Saul @ Whistle Stop (8 p.m.)
    • Grampadrew's Flim Flam Revue @ Whistle Stop (5 p.m.)
    • Fred Benedetti & George Svoboda @ Dizzy's
    • Jacob Szekely Trio @ Museum of Making Music 
    • Sven Davison, Tom's Garage Band @ Mr. Peabody's (9 p.m.)
    • Rick Trotter Band @ Mr. Peabody's (4 p.m.)
    • Giggin + Friends: Fifth Edition @ Space
    • Ceremony: '80s New Wave Nite @ Blonde
    • Anastasia @ Civic Theatre (2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.)
    • JB Smoove @ Balboa Theatre
    • Fleetwood Mac vs. Abba, plus era-relevant hits by the likes of Donna Summer, Queen, Cher, Bee Gees, Boney M, KC & the Sunshine Band and more @ Music Box (9 p.m.) 
    • Second Annual 2019 Westcoast Podcast Expo, DJ Artistic, Battlebot, ar1ne @ Music Box (12 p.m.)
    • Rick Estrin & the Nightcats @ Ramona Mainstage
    • Aviator Stash, Daytrip, the Slow Poisoner @ Pour House (9 p.m.)
    • Gone Blonde @ Pour House (5 p.m.)
    • Avalon Young @ Theatre Arts School of San Diego (Liberty Station)
    • Ursula, Outlier, Truce @ Che Cafe
    • Dude Cervantes @ Grand Ole BBQ & Asado (5-8 p.m.)
    • True Stories @ Grand Ole BBQ & Asado (1-4 p.m.)
    • Mehregan Fall Fete with Reza Rohani & Sara Naeini @ San Diego Museum of Art
    • Country Brunch Live with Sickstring Outlaws @ House of Blues 
    • Rafael Payare's Opening Weekend: Mahler 5 @ Symphony Hall
    • Coco L'Amour presents Flaunt Burlesque Revue @ Queen Bee's
    • Tribute Battle: Noise Pollution (AC/DC tribute) vs. A Nightmare on '80s Street @ The Holding Company
    • Dina Martina in "Forgotten but Not Gone" @ Martini's Above Fourth
    • Diatribe, Vertigoat, Roman Watchdogs, Rival Squad @ Tower Bar
    • Falling Doves @ De Oro Mine Co.
    • The Gravities, Gold Shimmer, ChrisP @ Bancroft Bar
    • Neighborhood Pool Party @ Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
    • Oktoberfest @ Quartyard
    • Martin McDaniel @ Moonshine Beach 
    • Three Land Live @ Moonshine Flats 
    • The Blonde Brothers @ Winston's (5 p.m.)
    • GrooveSession featuring Kyle Merrill of Brothers Gow @ Winston's (9:30 p.m.)
    • Rockabilly Shakeout: the Sparktones, Pat James & the No-Names, DJs @ Til-Two Club
    • The Second Annual Ghoul Gang Gala: the Writhers, Qbomb, 13 Wolves, Intrepid Mutants, Wicked Echoes, Free Paintings, the Midnight Block, Foreign Life Form @ Brick by Brick
    • Israel Maldonado @ The Rabbit Hole
    • Custard Pie @ Wildwood Crossing
    • UFC 243 @ Indian Joe Brewing 
    • The San Diego Golden Girls @ The Merrow (5:30 p.m.)
    • Bear Night: American Bear Story @ The Merrow (8 p.m.)
    • Steph Johnson @ Plaza Bar, Westgate Hotel
    • Jean Dawson x Your Grandparents, Tony Velour, Lecx Stac @ Crossroads, House of Blues (free)
    • Indica Roots, Burnin' Up @ Salty Frog
    • Strictly Business @ The Office
    • Stay Sweet, the Good Pour, Phunky Matters @ 710 Beach Club
    • La Beat Cantina @ Manhattan Bar
    • '80s New Wave with DJ Active @ Border X Brewing
    • "Art of Flamenco" Dinner Show @ Cafe Sevilla
    • Alan Iglesias & Crossfire @ Tio Leo's
    • Jim Messina @ Humphreys Backstage Live (6:30 & 8:30 p.m.)
    • Caliber, DJ Miss Dust @ V Lounge, Viejas Casino
    • DJ Miss Dust @ Lobby Bar, Viejas Casino
    • Afrikan Presence in Latin American by Dr. Runoko Rashidi @ Worldbeat Center
    • "Into the Woods in Concert" @ Moonlight Amphitheatre (7:30 p.m.)
    • Quix @ Bassmnt
    • Afrobeats 'n' Reggae Nigeria Independence Edition @ 4Xo Bar & Restaurant
    • Fngrs Crssd presents Joyhauser, Lee K, Nastia, Radio Slave @ Nght Mvs (8253 Ronson Road)
    • Lovelife X: Chris Liebing x Anja Schneider @ Spin
    • The Farmers @ Navajo Live 
    • Musik Junkies @ Cafe Sevilla
    • Benzi @ Parq
    • Devault @ Bang Bang 
    • Wild at Heart with Politik @ Omnia
    • Ascension with DJs Robin Roth, Kaerie, Ladynoir @ Kava Lounge
    • Never Before Now @ Onyx
    • DJs & Dancing @ Henry's Pub

    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.