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Sounds Like San Diego: September 18

The Selecter, Durand Jones & the Indications and Benjamin Francis Leftwich head Wednesday's shows

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    The Selecter headline the first of two nights at the Casbah Wednesday.

    It's already been a stellar week for music and we're only at Wednesday, but the fun continues. It should come as no surprise that the Durand Jones & the Indications show at the Belly Up sold out weeks ago but they're a band made for live shows, so I imagine they'll be back around again soon if you didn't get your hand on tickets. Meanwhile at the Casbah, the Selecter is back with two shows celebrating their 40 years as the cream of the crop of two-tone ska. Singer-songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich returns to town with a show at the Merrow (moved from the Irenic), Brothertiger brings synth-pop to Soda Bar, and deadheads will flock in droves to catch legend Bob Weir at Humphreys. 

    Wednesday, Sept. 18:

    • Durand Jones & the Indications, Rudy de Anda @ Belly Up (SOLD OUT)
    • The Selecter, Unsteady, DJ Rhoda Dakar @ Casbah
    • Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Abraham Alexander @ The Merrow
    • Brothertiger, Soft Streak, Sam Ritchie @ Soda Bar
    • Bob Weir and Wolf Bros @ Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
    • Meg & Dia, New Dialogue, Glamour Waves @ SOMA 
    • Death Cab for Karaoke @ The Office
    • Club Possession with the Slashes @ Bar Pink (9 p.m.)
    • Fozzy, Jared James Nichol @ Brick by Brick
    • Heavy Metal Bingo @ Bar Pink (free, 7-9 p.m.)
    • Phantom Twins (record release party) @ Whistle Stop
    • Dragontree, Side of Beans, Jamie Smith @ The Holding Company
    • Glyph presents: Hardsommar @ Space
    • Charlie Arbelaez @ Plaza Bar, Westgate Hotel
    • Subversion: Goth, darkwave, industrial, new wave @ Til-Two Club
    • The Johnny Deadly Trio @ Seven Grand
    • The Jazz Pocket Swing @ Tio Leo's
    • Poor, Tardigrade, Hong Kong F--- You @ Tower Bar
    • Clay Colton @ Wildwood Crossing
    • Israel Maldonado @ Rosie O'Grady's 
    • Boss Jazz with Jason Hanna & Friends @ Riviera Supper Club & Turquoise Room
    • Gilbert Castellanos' Young Lions Series & Jazz Jam @ Panama 66
    • Dance Klassique with Joe Pea, Ryan Bauer, Gomez @ Blonde
    • Open Mic Night @ Pour House
    • Club Kingston Presents: Gentle Giants, DJ Carlos Culture @ Winston's
    • An Evening with Lorna Luft @ Martini's Above Fourth
    • Patrick "Bluefrog" Ellis @ Crossroads, House of Blues (FREE)
    • Reverie and Gavlyn @ A/C Lounge
    • Open Mic with Jefferson Jay @ Winston's (6-9 p.m.)
    • Whiskey Ridge @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Wu-Tang Wednesday with Mister Hek @ El Dorado
    • Open Mic/Open Jam @ 710 Beach Club

    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.

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    91x's Tim Pyles has been a two-tone ska fan forever -- the guy even used to run around town on a scooter! So 'twas no surprise that he jumped at the chance to hang with U.K. legends the Selecter at the first of their two recent Casbah shows. Watch the SoundDiego TV interview/performance now!

    (Published Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018)