Sounds Like San Diego: July 7

Kick off the weekend early with some live music Thursday -- you've got plenty of great options

Tonight is a mixed bag of music, and there's a lot for the taking if you're on the prowl. At House of Blues, get irie with an intimate Iration show, or catch a local night with the Art Dealers at the Belly Up. Meanwhile at the Casbah, Big Bloom celebrate an album release with Splavender and the Bad Vibes joining in on the fun. What I'm kind of excited about tonight, if I must roll anti-millennial every once in a while, is a show up north, where our friends at the Event Center at Harrah's Resort SoCal are hosting a show with Bryan Adams. I've always resented people mixing him up with Ryan Adams, but when the pair discovered they share a birthday and covered each others' music, it felt okay to appreciate both. The weekend will be here soon enough -- but if not soon enough, tonight can be your night.

Thursday, July 7, 2016:

  • Bryan Adams @ Events Center, Harrah's Resort SoCal
  • Big Bloom (album release), Splavender, the Bad Vibes @ Casbah
  • Patriot, Antagonizers, Aggroculture U.S. @ Soda Bar
  • Iration, Through the Roots, Mike Pinto @ House of Blues
  • Ceremony Night @ Bar Pink
  • The Art Dealers, Oliver Trolley, Christine Parker @ Belly Up
  • Los Shadows, the Genders, Young Wants, Aquarium @ Ken Club
  • Miguel Mateos, Said Aguilar @ Music Box
  • All Star Legends hosted by Steve Garvey; Padres Legends with Reggie Jackson @ Sycuan
  • Inspired and the Sleep, the Baltic, Hello Penelope @ The Pour House (Oceanside)
  • Rude Dog DJs @ The Black Cat
  • Shane Hall, the Shifty Eyed Dogs @ Sycamore Den
  • Francesca Blanchard, Janine Rose, Cardinal Moon @ Lestat's
  • Lisa Sanders @ Java Joe's
  • Active Lifestyle Nerds 4-Year Anniversary Celebration @ The Merrow
  • Darkwave Garden @ The Bancroft
  • Debora Galan @ Humphreys Backstage Live
  • No Limits with Myson King @ The Office
  • Open Jam Session @ Winston's (6-9 p.m.)
  • Brian Jones Rock N Roll Revival @ Winston's
  • DJ Spider @ Omnia
  • Rock Out Karaoke @ Tin Roof
  • Kiss & Make Up with Jon Blaj and Kyle Baudour @ Whistle Stop
  • PSILO @ Kava Lounge
  • The Little Kings @ Tio Leo's
  • Liquid Courage Karaoke @ 710 Beach Club

Rosemary Bystrak is the publicist for the Casbah, the content manager for DoSD, 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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