Sounds Like San Diego: January 10

It's hard to believe how time flies sometimes. All month, we've been talking about 25 years of the Casbah, but Friday really hits home for me, as I find it a little hard to believe that it was 20 years ago that I met Steve Poltz and have been friends ever since. While some people miss his crazy stage antics, he's certainly healthier, with a daily Bikhram yoga routine. And as the Rugburns frontman, he's going to need the stamina as the band rocks out with two shows -- a special matinee at 3 p.m. with food from Gaglione Brothers -- and a sold-out night-time show. With Truckee Brothers and the Macananys (one of my favorites in college) joining the fray, Friday is going to be a heck of a day and definitely one heck of a night.

Friday, Jan. 10:

  • The Rugburns, Truckee Brothers, the Macananys, the Nards @ Casbah (evening show sold out; tickets are still available for the 3 p.m. matinee)
  • Brothers Weiss, Strange Vine, Buddy Banter @ Soda Bar
  • Jonny Lang, Honor By August (9 p.m.) @ Belly Up
  • Core, Big Lewinsky, Everlong @ 710 Beach Club
  • Euphoria Brass Band @ Bar Pink
  • Weight of the Sun, Suicide Chords, On Descent @ The Griffin
  • Candy Kane @ Tio Leos
  • Atomic Groove (5:30 p.m.) @ Belly Up
  • Never Victorious Never Defeated, Roar Like Me, Sacred Crow, Sinner Among Us, All Beehives Aviators, I trust You to Kill Me @ SOMA
  • Brian Ellis Group, Hing @ Tin Can
  • Murder Junkies, Systematic Abuse, Tim Raldo, Filthy F--s @ Brick By Brick
  • Cool Ghouls, Sunday times, Amerikan Bear @ Tower Bar
  • Mad Conductor @ Che Cafe
  • Caskitt, Night Owl Massacre, Dark Globe @ Shakedown Bar
  • DJ Scooter @ Fluxx
  • The Routine, Melty Brains, DJ Kilbride @ Gallagher's Pub
  • Mobb Deep @ House of Blues
  • The Ricks, Organic Alliance @ Ken Club
  • Poprx (9 p.m.), Ruby (5 p.m.) @ Humphreys Backstage Live
  • Linus of Hollywood, Mary Grasso @ Lestat's
  • Locals at the Loft @ The Loft
  • Pink Froyd @ Winstons

Rosemary Bystrak 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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