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Sounds Like San Diego: April 25

Aterciopelados, Los Straitjackets, Sugar Candy Mountain and more kick off your early weekend plans



    Sounds Like San Diego: April 25
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    Aterciopelados co-headline the Observatory North Park on April 25.

    Did you know that almost exactly one-third of San Diego County is Hispanic. If you are some of the 1 in 3 like me, you are probably aware that tonight is going to be epic with a co-headlining show by Los Amigos Invisibles and Aterciopelados at the Observatory North Park. Both bands have become legendary in the rock en Espanol arena, though if you're in the non-Hispanic two-thirds of the county, you will love the bands, too. Meanwhile, Soda Bar has a rager with Epic Beard Men -- the pairing of Sage Francis and B. Dolan -- who aim to drop some knowledge on your dome. Nashville surf-rockers Los Straitjackets return to the Casbah, Sugar Candy Mountain bring psych-rock to the Merrow, and viral high-school goofballs Laundry Day play the Voodoo Room at House of Blues. 

    Thursday, April 25:

    • Los Amigos Invisibles & Aterciopelados @ The Observatory North Park
    • Epic Beard Men (Sage Francis & B. Dolan), DJ Zole, Vockah Redu @ Soda Bar
    • Los Straitjackets, the Sleepwalkers @ Casbah
    • Sugar Candy Mountain, Well Well Well, DJ Andrew McGranahan @ The Merrow
    • Laundry Day @ Voodoo Room, House of Blues (no opener)
    • Tommy Tutone @ Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
    • Hip Priest and Friends @ Bar Pink (9 p.m.)
    • The Reverend Horton Heat, the Creepy Creeps @ Belly Up
    • Andre Reyes (formerly of Gipsy Kings) @ House of Blues
    • O-Town, Chandler Bay, Trevor Penick, Finn McCool, Dane Amar, Love Angeles @ Music Box
    • Jesse Lee & His Apologies, Cory Leal, Coby Lee Brooks @ Pour House  
    • Rich & the Money @ Himmerlberg's
    • Copper Chief @ Ramona Mainstage
    • DJ Chuck aka “Big Country” @ Humphreys Backstage Live
    • Open Mic Night @ Che Cafe
    • Skeletal Remains, Crematory Stench, Visceral Carnage @ Brick by Brick
    • David Hernandez & Effie Passero ("American Idol") @ Martini's Above Fourth
    • Jimmy Ruelas @ Seven Grand
    • Open Jam Session @ Winston's (6-9pm)
    • DJ Dougie Frosh @ Rosie O'Grady's
    • RDGLDGRN @ Winston's
    • Corrosion: 2 Year Anniversary Party @ Manhattan Bar
    • No Limits with DJ Qure @ The Office
    • Bill Caballero Latin Jam @ Border X Brewing
    • The Loosen Up with DJ Mane One @ El Dorado
    • Fuego 1-Year Anniversary @ Kava Lounge
    • Open Jam with Jeff Ousley @ Navajo Live
    • Liz Grace & the Swing Things @ Tio Leo's
    • Global BPM Night @ 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.