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Sounds Like San Diego: August 8

James Vincent McMorrow headlines the Belly Up for a special evening with

All year round we come across listings of tributes and Neil Diamond cover acts, so it is pretty exciting when it's actually Neil Diamond playing live. Tonight, he celebrates his 50th Anniversary Tour at Valley View Casino Center and you can expect the audience to be a large swath of fans spanning generations. There are tons oof great shows if you didn't snatch tickets to the big one. The amazing James Vincent McMorrow plays an evening at the Belly Up, which will make all the indie-chill fans swoon, and jazz piano legend Diana Krall plays Humphreys Concerts by the Bay. Soda Bar is gonna be packed for locals Stage Kids and Imagery Machine stepped up to play the Casbah when the previously booked show had to cancel because of visa problems.

Tuesday, Aug. 8:

  • James Vincent McMorrow (an evening with) @ Belly Up
  • Neil Diamond 50th Anniversary Tour @ Valley View Casino Center
  • Diana Krall @ Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
  • Stage Kids, Monobody, Wine @ Soda Bar
  • Imagery Machine, Tiger and the Teller, Melvus @ Casbah  
  • Ballyhoo!, the Holdup, Kash'd Out @ Music Box
  • Shane Hall Trio, Stephen El Rey, Nina Francis @ The Merrow
  • Tiki Tuesday feat. the Fink Bombs @ Bar Pink
  • The Killers Live Tribute feat. Nite Lapse & Oak Palace @ Blonde
  • Taryn Donath Trio @ Humphreys Backstage Live
  • Lungs, Fantasy Arcade, Age of Collapse, Biera @ Til-Two Club
  • (Meeting of the Meyends) Dan X, Star Jungle, Raye Zaragoza, Destructo Bunny @ Winston's (9:30 p.m.)
  • Reggae Tuesdaze with Thicker Than Thieves @ The Holding Company 1502
  • Karaoke @ The Bancroft
  • True Bass Tuesdays with DJ Ramsey & Raji Rabbit @ The Office
  • Robin Henkel @ Crossroads, House of Blues (FREE)
  • DJ Lexicon Devil @ Pour House (Oceanside)
  • 31 Flavors @ U-31
  • Lyrical Exchange Open Mic @ Queen Bee's
  • Karaoke @ Riviera Supper Club
  • Sue Palmer @ Tio Leo's
  • sketch party & Videodrome @ Whistle Stop
  • Karaoke @ Riviera Supper Club
  • '50s/'60s Dance Party @ Henry's Pub
  • Karaoke with Christine @ Navajo Live 
  • Top Shelf Shake @ 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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