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Sounds Like San Diego: Sept. 21

There's something for everyone at the 38th Annual Adams Avenue Street Fair, with local acts, blues, Latin, rock, Americana and more

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    There's so much great stuff to do today and tonight, but historically, I always think this is the busiest weekend of the year. In light of the Climate Action Strike, you can really double down by getting on your bike, finding a nearby bus route or using your own two feet to walk to Adams Avenue for the 38th Annual Street Fair. This year there are added stages and more use of inside spaces, too, so there's something for everyone, with local acts, blues, Latin, rock, Americana and more, and as always, it's free and family friendly. Around town, Clash at Clairemont is back with Black Flag headlining the skate event, ArtWalk returns to Carlsbad, Pacific Islander Festival is at Ski Beach and National City has their own Bayside Brew & Spirits Festival. By night, you might still be able to snag tickets to Guttermouth at Soda Bar or Phum Viphurit at the Loft at UCSD, and I've heard there might be free tickets floating around for Tijuana Panthers if you want to spend the night at the Observatory. 
    Saturday, Sept. 21:
    • Adams Avenue Street Fair Casbah Stage featuring the Mattson 2, Dead Feather Moon, Scary Pierre, Hexa, Alvino & the Dwells, Manual Scan, Babydoll Warriors @ Adams Avenue Street Fair
    • Clash at Clairemont with Black Flag, AD & the Masonites @ Clairemont Rec Center Skate Park (11 a.m.-6 p.m.)
    • Taste of South Park (12-4 p.m.)
    • The Art of Shag Exhibit @ Comic Con Museum Pop Up (1-4 p.m., free)
    • ArtWalk Carlsbad @ Armada Drive (above the Flower Fields off of Palomar Airport Road)
    • Pacific Islander Festival @ Ski Beach, Mission Bay
    • Bayside Brew & Spirits Festival @ Pepper Park, National City
    • Elder Island, Dirty Nice @ Casbah (sold out)
    • Tijuana Panthers, No Age, the Hurricanes, Mu$ty BoYz @ Observatory North Park
    • Phum Viphurit, Ginger Root @ The Loft, UCSD
    • Home Free: Dive Bar Saints World Tour @ Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
    • Guttermouth, Toxic Energy, Bossfight, War Fever @ Soda Bar
    • Livin' on a Prayer, Lies 'N' Roses @ Belly Up  
    • Neon Beat: the Best & Worst of the '80s @ Bar Pink
    • '80s vs '90s DJs Gabe Vega & Saul Q @ Whistle Stop (9 p.m.)
    • Shawn Rohlf & Friend @ Whistle Stop (4 p.m.)
    • Coco Montoya @ Museum of Making Music
    • David Bromberg Quintet @ AMSD (Sweetwater Community Church, 5305 Sweetwater Road, Bonita)
    • Life in Discord, the Unsung, Saving the State, If Only, Awake, Ikana @ Soma 
    • Adams Avenue Street Fair: the Liquorsmiths (6 p.m.), Julia Sage & the Bad Hombres (4 p.m.), Hofstee (2 p.m.) @ Sycamore Den
    • Swami a Parthasarathy presents Governing Business & Relationships @ The Conrad
    • Cocktails for Two featuring Liz Ajuzie & Gerard Nolan @ Dizzy's
    • The Drifters & Cornell Gunter’s Coasters @ Sycuan Casino
    • Diavol Strain, Altar De Fey, Dancing Plague, Mood of a Sinner @ Space
    • Bump! Underground Disco @ Blonde
    • A Benefit Concert for the Immunotherapy Foundation @ Music Box
    • The Exbats, the Hiroshima Mockingbirds, Art Disposal @ Pour House  
    • The Knob Fondlers, Monochromacy, Sokv, Inus @ Black Cat Bar
    • Alvino & the Dwells @ Grand Ole BBQ & Asado (5-8 p.m.)
    • The Sea Monks @ Grand Ole BBQ & Asado (1-4 p.m.)
    • Country Brunch Live @ House of Blues (10 a.m.)
    • Bombargo, Luke Mitrani, DJ Mancat, Oren @ The Holding Company
    • An Evening with Brenna Whitaker @ Martini's Above Fourth
    • The Berzerkers, the Divided, Techie Blood, Greyhound, DJ Miggs @ Tower Bar
    • Gutter Candy @ De Oro Mine Co.
    • James Allen Band @ Mr Peabody's (8:30 p.m.)
    • Adrienne Nims & Spirit Wind @ Mr. Peabody's (4 p.m.)
    • Indica Roots, Goodtones @ Bancroft Bar
    • Coffey Anderson @ Ramona Mainstage
    • R&B Block Party: the Midnight Hour (Silent Disco) @ Quartyard
    • Payton Taylor @ Moonshine Beach 
    • Brandon Ray @ Moonshine Flats 
    • Del Caribe Social Club @ Border X Brewing
    • Kevin Thomas Band @ Winston's (2 p.m.)
    • Knights of Monte Carlo (Hard Core Soft Rock) @ Winston's (5 p.m.)
    • Aunt Cynthia’s Cabin and Friends @ Winston's (9:30 p.m.)
    • Ashen Earth, Genestealer, Cerulean @ Til-Two Club
    • The Iron Maidens, Warpath, Rattz, Symbolic, Radd Company @ Brick by Brick
    • Shane Hall @ Seven Grand
    • Alex Lievanos, Ignant Benches, Lefties, Jara, Natural Disaster @ Rock and Roll San Diego
    • West of 5 @ Wildwood Crossing (7 p.m.)
    • Lighthouse Players @ Wildwood Crossing (12-3 p.m.)
    • Remain in Vain, Corporate Citizen, Gut Punch, Outrageous Behavior @ Himmelberg's
    • Trick @ The Merrow (8 p.m.)
    • Dr. Sketchy's (Anti) Art School San Diego @ The Merrow (3 p.m.)
    • Steph Johnson @ Plaza Bar, Westgate Hotel
    • Defy the Tyrants, Amaya Lights, Our Second Home, Buttons @ Salty Frog
    • Strictly Business with DJs Edroc & KanyeAsada @ The Office
    • Thump Juice @ Riviera Supper Club & Turquoise Room
    • Sisster, Junipero, Angelica Siqueiros @ Manhattan Bar
    • Dazed and Confused @ 710 Beach Club
    • Street Fair After Party with Lexington Field & Finnegan Blue @ Rosie O'Grady's
    • Cody Carter & Country Fried Band @ Renegade
    • "Art of Flamenco" Dinner Show @ Cafe Sevilla
    • Live Reggae: Sammy Roots, Spliff Vision @ U-31
    • 3 Car Garage @ Tio Leo's
    • Full Strength Funk @ Humphreys Backstage Live (9 p.m.)
    • The Verge, DJ Annalyze @ V Lounge, Viejas Casino
    • JB & the Movers, DJ Annalyze @ Lobby Bar, Viejas Casino
    • BK Lounge with DJs Billie Knight, Tone Capone, Dub-B @ El Dorado
    • San Holo @ Bassmnt
    • Keys 'N' Krates at Spin Rooftop @ Spin (4 p.m.)
    • Overdrive with DJ Blacklow, Techniche @ Spin (10 p.m.)
    • Side Hustle, Los Darth Vatos, Jesse Ray & the Haymakers, Strange Crew @ Navajo Live 
    • CID @ Bang Bang
    • Andrew Rayel @ Parq
    • Shaffy @ Fluxx
    • Tech Support featuring Luna Michelle, Dolen, Dylan Andrew, Mr. Smith @ Kava Lounge
    • 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.