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Sounds Like San Diego: July 13

Every show she's played in San Diego has sold out, and she pretty much upstaged last year's Wrex the Halls headliners

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    Sounds Like San Diego: July 13
    Fatima Kelley
    Billie Eilish headlines Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre on Saturday, July 13.

    There's a lot of daytime fun to be had with the Pride parade and festival, Over the Line, the Imperial Beach Sun & Sea festival and a free all-afternoon show at Casbah, besides just being an amazing place to live and spend our days, but the star today is, without a doubt, Billie Eilish. The 17-year-old is the biggest name in music in the last couple years, and if you're not in the know, you don't have teens or tweens in your life. Every show she's played in San Diego has sold out, and she pretty much upstaged the headliners of last year's Wrex the Halls. It's hard to say what makes her the 'it' girl, but it's definitely a unique brand of self-awareness and self-deprecation, a relatable insecurity and simultaneous confidence, and that made tonight's Billie Eilish show sell out in a matter of minutes when tickets went on sale months ago. If you're still looking for nighttime fun, the Irenic has a double release party with Retra and Splavender, the music of Harry Potter hits the Embarcadero and the Loons go retro at Soda Bar.
    Saturday, July 13:
    • SD Pride Parade @ Hillcrest Pride Flag (10 a.m.-3 p.m.)
    • SD Pride Festival with Mykki Blanco, Drew G, Whitney Day, DJ Fariba, King Princess, Kinky Loops, Aquaria, Asia O'Hara, Kim Chi, Hym, Drew G, Vassy, K-Swift, Greyson Chance, Cheyenne D'Villa Masters, Mila Jam, Zareen Anjum, Gay Men's Chorus, Urban Finesse, Amber St. James, Sateen, DJ Image, Jon Doss, Casey Alva, Tributo a la Reina (Celia Cruz tribute band), Dario Black, Alondra Gariaby (Gloria Trevi tribute), DJ Ana Paula, Fehr Rivas, Oscar P, Vince Delano, Lucas Dice, Franceska with Grupo Folklorico Herecia Mexicana, DJ Sebastian La Madris, Bounce House, Z33ro, Dulcet, Jenny Pocket, Grupo Atlachachinolli, Queer Youth Chorus, Miss Lady D @ Marston Point, Balboa Park
    • IB Sun & Sea Festival @ Imperial Beach
    • OMBAC Over the Line Tournament @ Fiesta Island
    • Billie Eilish: When We All Fall Asleep Tour, Denzel Curry @ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre, SDSU
    • Jim Rao Fan Club present Spice Pistols, Skid Marks, Dum Dum Boys, Executives, Mr. Firley, Bossfight, Strychnine 99, Diatribe, Personal Conflict, Bathwater Babies, the Yucks, AK Skurgis @ Casbah (free, doors at 2 p.m.)
    • DJ Battle of the Century: Tre3 Beatles vs. Vinyl Creeps @ Vinyl Junkies Record Shack 
    • The Loons, Hollywood Sinners, Salt Lick, Velvet Starlings, DJ's Tony the Tyger and Matteo Londres @ Soda Bar
    • RHW presents Retra (EP release), Splavender (album release), Los Shadows, Ten Bulls, Boychick, Well Well Well, Former, Still Ill @ The Irenic
    • 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' in Concert @ Embarcadero Marina Park South
    • The B-Side Players 25th Anniversary Show with Cumbia Machin, La Diabla, DJ Unite @ Belly Up  
    • Mainsail, the Model Youth, Calmgrove, Saving the State, Dive at Dawn, Lost Dakota @ SOMA
    • Disco Goth 4 with Alice Glass (DJ set), Closeness (members of the Faint), Glass Spells, Draemings, Ethics @ Club 207, Hard Rock Hotel 
    • Child of Night, Shanghai Beach, Post Tropic @ Space
    • It’s My Choice Fest featuring Strawberry Army, Glow!, The Fazes, Amzel, Nixie, Carjanae, Racketgirl, Creature Culture, Jewelry Girl, Hex, Mold, Okay Whatever @ The Front Art Gallery (147 W. San Ysidro Blvd., 3-11 p.m.) 
    • The Unsteady @ Bar Pink
    • Golden Howl, Cardinal Moon, Oren @ The Holding Company 
    • Mt. Pleasant, Waldo Oswaldo @ Seven Grand
    • Techniche: Pride Pool Party @ Double Tree by Hilton San Diego, Mission Valley (12 p.m.)
    • Aqua After Dark @ Double Tree by Hilton San Diego, Mission Valley (7 p.m.)
    • Booty Bassment with DJs Dmitri and Rob @ Whistle Stop 
    • Civil War Rust, Western Settings, Allweather @ Black Cat Bar
    • DJ Dennis 'the Menace' Borlek @ Whistle Stop (5 p.m.)
    • Ian Buss Quintet @ Dizzy's
    • San Diego Pride Yacht Party @ Chere Amie Yacht (6:30 p.m.)
    • Social Justice Benefit @ Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Carlsbad
    • Be Like Max, the Steadians, Spaztik, Put on the Batteries @ Tower Bar
    • Echoes of Love: an Afternoon of Yacht Rock @ Space (2 p.m., free)
    • Blonde 54: SD Pride Edition @ Blonde
    • Gabriel Sundy Jazz Trio @ Panama 66 (5-7 p.m.)
    • Furrageous: San Diego Pride 2019 with DJ Jon Williams @ Music Box
    • NuVintage @ Pour House (9 p.m.)
    • Gone Blonde Band @ Pour House (5 p.m.)
    • Mural Restoration Benefit Show: Cardboard Boxer, Questhaven, the Abstracts, Golden Boy, Alternate Era, Willie, Ric, the Bull @ Che Cafe
    • 2nd Saturday: Salt Painting @ California Center for the Arts, Escondido
    • Miss Saigon @ Civic Theater (2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.)
    • Alvino & the Dwells @ Grand Ole BBQ & Asado (5-8 p.m.)
    • JD Crawford @ Grand Ole BBQ & Asado (1-4 p.m.)
    • Sophia Alone @ Martini's Above Fourth
    • Chad & Rosie @ Crossroads, House of Blues (free)
    • Club Bae San Diego Pride Party @ Park & Rec (8 p.m.)
    • Sleeping Giant Music @ Park & Rec (10 p.m.)
    • The Scavengers @ De Oro Mine Co.
    • Brew Game Plus: A Live Video Game Music Festival 2019 featuring the Megas, Kirby's Dream Band, Digital Lizards of Doom, the Extra Lives, Vic Viper, Koopas, Super Madnes, Naju @ Aztec Brewery
    • Enigma Norteno @ El Gran Patron 
    • The Matte Gray Band @ Moonshine Beach 
    • Chris Shrader @ Moonshine Flats 
    • Kevin Thomas Band @ Winston's (2 p.m.)
    • The Travel Agents @ Winston's (5 p.m.)
    • OB Hip-Hop Social @ Winston's (10 p.m.)
    • That Loud SD Variety Show & Vendor Expo with Daunte Cordova, Nikky T, Magnus Kameron, Alan Lojas, Dante Soho, hosted by Toptenken & DJ Details @ Queen Bee's 
    • Rock Goddess Benefit Night with Rhythm Rose Turner, Shamini Jain, Jules Whelpton, Michele Whitlow, Francesca Valle, Bahar Shahidi, Laura Vreeland, Lee Eddy, Juliet Hawkins, Colette Lopiccolo @ Brick by Brick
    • The Buckleys @ Wildwood Crossing
    • Magical Animals, Super Buffet, Jboa @ Himmelberg's
    • Merrow Pride Party 2019 with DJ Jinx Mirage, DJ Jon Doss @ The Merrow (7 p.m.)
    • Merrow Pride Party 2019 with DJ Heabnasty, DJ Byrd 619, DJ Pocket, DJ Mike Orion @ The Merrow (10 a.m.)
    • Dab, Lucier, Southtowne Sham @ Salty Frog
    • Strictly Business with DJs Edroc & KanyeAsada @ The Office
    • Three Chord Justice @ Riviera Supper Club & Turquoise Room
    • Charlie Rae, Triton Eye @ 710 Beach Club
    • Sangre @ Rosie O'Grady's
    • Bully Only Rodeo Weekend with Sick String Outlaws @ Renegade
    • DJ Bacon Bits @ U-31
    • Dream Lovers All Vinyl DJ Set @ Manhattan Bar
    • Gethen Jenkins @ Ramona Mainstage 
    • Detroit Underground @ Tio Leo's
    • Sue Palmer @ Humphreys Backstage Live (5 p.m.)
    • Evidence Band @ Humphreys Backstage Live (9 p.m.)
    • Butts Ta Nuts with DJs Jason Waterfalls, Julz, Kev Mighty @ El Dorado
    • Dack Janiels, Wenzday @ Bassmnt
    • Unite! Music Festival with Overdrive, Kristina Sky, Elof de Neve, Binomio, DJ Pagano, Morabito @ Spin
    • We Belong (Pat Benetar tribute), Open Arms (Journey tribute) @ Navajo Live 
    • Pride Parade Party 2019 @ The Rail (free, 10 a.m.)
    • "Art of Flamenco" Dinner Show @ Cafe Sevilla
    • Justin Credible @ Parq 
    • Kraak & Smaak @ Bang Bang
    • Take Flight with DJ Dynamiq @ Fluxx
    • 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.