Sounds Like San Diego: January 26

Vaud and the Villains stage a Belly Up takeover Friday

Trevor Cahill Padres Spring 2017

It's Friday and San Diego has some awesome music offerings to get you in your groove. At the Belly Up, the traveling carnival/revival is back in town as the large ensemble of Vaud and the Villains take the stage. At Casbah, Taken By Canadians celebrate an album release, San Diego punk legends Zeros play at Soda Bar, and don't count out Santa Ana Knights at Tower Bar featuring everyone's favorite punk, Davey Quinn. It's going to be a killer weekend, so don't forget those ear plugs and check out some live music.

Friday, Jan. 26:

  • Vaud and the Villains, Trouble in the Wind @ Belly Up
  • Taken By Canadians (record release), Creature and the Woods, Bad Vibes, DJ Lexicon Devil, Operation:Mindblow @ Casbah
  • Zeros, Strangers in a Strange Land, Thee Allyrgic Reaction @ Soda Bar
  • Santa Ana Knights, the Waste Aways, Ike Fonseca, TV Tragedy @ Tower Bar
  • Tim Flannery @ Java Joe's
  • Through Being Cool Emo Night with Steven Oira of My American Heart & Derek Hubbard @ Blonde
  • Sick Balloons, the Gift Machine @ Stag and Lion
  • Mods vs. Rockers After Party with the Capsouls, Mochilero All Stars, Mr. Bigshot @ Ken Club
  • Daniel Jackson Week Celebration @ Dizzy's
  • Sitting On Stacy, Grove, the Bashdogs, Pumphouse, PVKE, Stray Monroe @ SOMA
  • Forest Grove, Blood Ponies, Hours, DJ Heather Hardcore @ Bar Pink
  • Stories in Time: Jacobs Masterworks: Music of Ravel, Takemitsu, Mazzolli and Bartók @ Copley Symphony Hall
  • Tribute to Motley Crue @ Sycuan 
  • Stepping Feet (Dave Matthews Tribute), Superunloader @ Music Box
  • Atomic Groove's Happy B-Day to AG Happy Hour @ Belly Up (Happy Hour 5 p.m.)
  • Amigo, Nebula Drag, Call of the Wild @ Black Cat Bar
  • Hammerfall, Cage, Battlefront, Nightshadow @ Brick By Brick
  • Meaning of Love @ Space
  • New Kingston, The Late Ones @ Winston's
  • Bedbreakers @ Riviera Supper Club 
  • Public Square Showcase @ Public Square 
  • Deadbrokedown @ Helix Brewing Company  
  • Sporadicals @ La Mesa Wine Works 
  • Open Mic Night @ Spacebar Cafe (La Mesa)
  • Sam Bybee @ Hooley’s Irish Pub
  • Martin McDaniel @ Moonshine Beach 
  • Redwood Black @ Moonshine Flats 
  • Ingenue @ De Oro Mine Co
  • Groove International @ Voodoo Room, House of Blues
  • Randy Rogers Band, Shane Smith & the Saints @ House of Blues
  • That's Right @ Pour House (5 p.m.)
  • Custard Pie @ Pour House (9 p.m.)
  • Trick with DJ Mateo Segade @ The Merrow
  • Lolita, Smarter Than Robots @ Bancroft Bar
  • Jet West, Ease Up, Sandollar @ 710 Beach Club
  • Janice & Nathan @ Martini's Above Fourth
  • New Crimes, Christ Killer, War Fever, Remain In Vain @ Til-Two Club
  • All-Vinyl Happy Hour w/Monsieur Turbeau @ The Office (6 p.m.)
  • DJ Freeman, DJ Murphi Kennedy @ U-31
  • Kicks @ Tio Leo's
  • Fabulous Ultratones @ Humphreys Backstage Live (5 p.m.)
  • Detroit Underground @ Humphreys Backstage Live (9 p.m.)
  • Strait Jacket @ Navajo Live  
  • Supa Fly Friday with DJ Charlie Rock & DJKidriz @ El Dorado
  • FNGRS CRSSD presents Justin Jay, Benny Bridges, B2B, Danny G, Sam Von Horn @ Bang Bang
  • Bassjackers @ Omnia
  • DJ Bad @ FLUXX
  • Goodtimes @ Henry's Pub
  • CUE Presents Omega Squad + Mikey High Jinks @ Kava Lounge
  • Club Musae @ Boar Cross'n

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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