Sounds Like San Diego: July 9

Because it's Comic-Con week in San Diego, my listings go a little beyond just live music for your perusal, but let's be honest: Con or no Con, we're all about the music of and in San Diego. So get yourself to Pacific Beach for an all-ages show at Legend Records with TV Girl or catch local singer/songwriter Michael Tiernan at an intimate seated show at the Belly Up in Solana Beach. Do a little Con with music by checking out the annual return of the Aquabats at House of Blues or sway in your cush Symphony Hall seat as Harry Connick Jr. performs. Still, my votes are split between Spirit Family Reunion bringing a revival to Soda Bar or Brooklyn's Landlady, who bring some inspired indie rock to the Casbah. Both are just a hop and a jump from the convention center- - take the 215 Rapid from downtown to the El Cajon and 35th stop for Soda Bar, or hop on the Green Line to Middletown for the

Thursday, July 9:

  • Landlady, Longclaws, Island Boy @ Casbah
  • Spirit Family Reunion, Wild Reeds @ Soda Bar
  • The Aquabats, the Interrupters @ House of Blues (6 p.m.)
  • Harry Connick, Jr. @ Symphony Hall
  • TV Girl, Novelty Daughter @ Legend Records
  • Michael Tiernan, Lee Coulter & Dawn Mitschele @ Belly Up
  • Burger Records Comic Con Party with Comedy Bang! Bang! Starring Scott Aukerman & Eugene Mirman, Awkwafina @ The Observatory
  •  w00tstock 7.0: A Night of Geeks and Music @ Balboa Theatre
  • POPaganda Comic Con After Party with Ron English @ Fluxx
  • Boz Scaggs @ Humphreys Concerts By the Bay
  • Fusion + Funny Or Die @ Tin Roof (4 p.m.)
  • The Bertos, Robot (re)Pair @ Tower Bar
  • The Husky Boy All-Stars @ Bar Pink
  • San Diego Symphony performs Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions @ Embarcadero Marina Park
  • One Direction, Icona Pop @ Qualcomm Stadium
  • Scott Mathiasen & the Shifty Eyed Dogs @ Sycamore Den
  • The Walk Off, Lightning Start Fires, Firing Line @ Lestat's
  • The Gregory Page Show @ Java Joe's
  • SuicideGirls @ House of Blues (11 p.m.)
  • Spiros Exaras and Elio Villafranca @ La Jolla Athenaeum
  • Porter & Los Hollywood @ The Merrow
  • Club '80s @ The Bancroft
  • Blue Largo @ Tio Leo's
  • Throwback Thursday @ U-31
  • TigerSwan @ Brick By Brick
  • Steph Johnson Trio @ Croce's Park West
  • Blue Rockit @ Humphrey's Backstage Live
  • Open Jam Session @ Winston's (6-9 p.m.)
  • The Higgs @ Winston's
  • Maria Biancardi @ Valley View Casino Center
  • Recommended Dosage @ Whistle Stop
  • Revival, TRC Soundsystem @ Gallagher's Irish Pub
  • #SDCC- Conan @ Spreckels (2:30 p.m., tickets not available)
  • #SDCC- Wired Cafe @ Omni San Diego Hotel terrace (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.., 675 L St., invite only)
  • #SDCC- MTV Fandom Party, with All Time Low, Flo Rida @ Petco Park (7 p.m., free, badge holders only)
  • #SDCC- Fandango party, with Best Coast @ Omnia Rooftop (8:30-11:30 p.m., 454 Sixth Ave, RSVP only)
  • #SDCC- Munky King Party @ Basic (9 p.m., 410 10th Ave.)
  • #SDCC- IGN Bash @ Float at the Hard Rock Hotel (7 p.m., 207 Fifth Ave., RSVP only)
  • #SDCC- Outcast Bash (with special guests from the Walking Dead) @ Andaz Hotel Rooftop (9 p.m., 600 F St., RSVP only)

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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