Sounds Like San Diego: June 5

Friday night is finally here, and while it's been an awesome week, I'm still ready to pounce on the weekend. A the Casbah on Friday, Christopher Owens performs. As the singer of the beloved indie outfit Girls, Owens surprised everyone with a brand new release and is touring on the belief that you haven't forgotten about him. Meanwhile, Soda Bar presents a sold-out show with Dustin Kensrue at the Irenic. If you have tickets to this show, be sure to get there for the awesome support acts, including David Ramirez. Elswhere, KC & the Sunshine Band kicks of the county fair, while at Soda Bar itself, Mrs. Magician and Mr. Tube make for quite a lovely resurrection of bands we thought we wouldn't see again, and Creature and the Woods at the Til Two round out a solid Friday night of music.

Friday, June 5:

  • Philippine American Celebration 2015 @ Balboa Park
  • Christopher Owens, Devon Williams @ Casbah
  • Soda Bar presents Dustin Kensrue, David Ramirez, the Rocketboys @ The Irenic (sold out)
  • Soda Bar presents Idlehands (CD release), Barbarian, Armors, Big Bad Buffalo, Scuffs @ Voodoo Room, House of Blues (6:30 p.m.)
  • Mrs. Magician, Mr. Tube & the Flying Objects, DJ Richie Lauridsen @ Soda Bar
  • Creature and the Woods, the Kenneth Brian Band, Ashley Pond @ Til-Two Club
  • KC & the Sunshine Band @ Grandstand Stage, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar Fairgrounds
  • Rattz @ Rock On Concert Series, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar Fairgrounds
  • Dave Stamey @ AMSD Concerts
  • Little Fixtures, Cedar Fire @ Ken Club
  • Hip-Hop vs. Punk Rock: the Homeless Sexuals, Generik LNC, Vernon Bridges, Badabing @ Tower Bar
  • DJ Artistic @ Bar Pink
  • Atomic Groove @ Belly Up (5 p.m.)
  • Petty vs. Eagles: A Musical Shootout @ Belly Up
  • Essex, Class 3XA, Radio Active, Odakota, Caitlin Ashley @ Epicentre
  • Euphoria Brass Band @ Seven Grand
  • Three Bad Jacks, Gamblers Mark, Radarmen @ Brick By Brick
  • July Talk, My Goodness @ The Hideout
  • Chris Trapper, Aaron Bowen @ Lestat's
  • Lisa Sanders, Steph Johnson @ Java Joe's
  • Sin: A Tribute To NIN, with Mechanical Manson, Zombiewood @ House of Blues
  • Y.Y.Zed, Time Machine, Moxie @ The Merrow
  • SlickIdiot (GermanyKMFDM) @ The Bancroft
  • Teagan Taylor @ Croce's Park West
  • Piracy Conspiracy @ Winston's
  • Leon's Old School @ Tio Leo's
  • Kevin Dillon @ Fluxx
  • Tierra/Malo @ Sycuan Live
  • Human Life, Lee K @ Bang Bang
  • Junior theDISCOpunk @ Henry's Pub
  • 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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