San Diego

Sounds Like San Diego: September 1

Fitz and the Tantrums get down at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre Friday

I can't deny that every time Fitz & the Tantrums return to town I get excited, even if I can't make it to every specific show. I get excited because everyone who ever sees the band becomes a fan, and part of that is because the band really took the time early in their career to make San Diego feel like their home away from home. In fact, there are few venues in this town that they haven't played. Tonight, the band joins OneRepublic and James Arthur at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre in Chula Vista. Around town, gothic-industrial electronic project Aesthetic Perfection bring the Sabbat crowd to Casbah, Led Zepagain play Belly Up, and bass virtuoso Thundercat returns to the Observatory.

Friday, Sept. 1:

  • 2017 Honda Civic Tour featuring OneRepublic, Fitz & the Tantrums, James Arthur @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
  • Aesthetic Perfection, Night Club, NYXX, DJ Robin Roth @ Casbah
  • Led Zepagain, Santanaways @ Belly Up
  • Thundercat, Pbdy @ The Observatory North Park
  • The Revivalists @ Summer Concert Series, Del Mar Racetrack
  • San Diego Salsa/Bachata/Zoúk Festival 2017 @ Sheraton Hotel & Marina Harbor Island
  • Todd Rundgren, Gary Wilson & the Blind Dates @ Music Box
  • Throw Rag, Behind the Wagon, the Fink Bombs @ Soda Bar
  • The Amandas @ Whistle Stop
  • PB&J presents Dance From Above @ Blonde
  • Drab Majesty, Second Still, the Victoriana @ Space
  • G & the New Orleans Swinging Gypsies @ Panama 66
  • Grove, Sitting on Stacy, Atomic 99, Be All End All, Buddha Trixie, Ryan and Jake @ SOMA
  • First Friday Hip Hop With DJ Artistic @ Bar Pink
  • Tony Macalpine, Felix Martin, Taz Taylor, ElectroMagnetic @ Brick By Brick
  • Wise Monkey Orchestra with Finnegan Blue @ Winston's
  • Lies N Roses: Tribute to Guns N' Roses @ House of Blues
  • LIndsay White, Golden Hour @ Lestat's
  • Jerry Jacobs @ Moonshine Beach 
  • Scotty Alexander @ Moonshine Flats 
  • BlackCherry Lightnin' @ De Oro Mine Co
  • Y.Y.Zed (Rush tribute) @ The Holding Company 1502
  • Musica en la Plaza: Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca @ California Center for the Arts, Escondido
  • Wytte Locis, Parade of Horribles, Warsaw, Lotus the Band @ Pour House (Oceanside)
  • Sisster, Darlene & Jasmine, Sin Color, DJ Gato Negro @ The Merrow
  • Leilani Wolfgramm, CitySide, Swells @ 710 Beach Club
  • John Givez @ Public Square Coffee House
  • Janice & Nathan @ Martini's Above Fourth
  • Hip Hop vs. Punk Rock with the Slaughter Boys, the Stalins of Sounds @ Tower Bar
  • DJ Julian V & Chrissy Tomkins @ Til-Two Club
  • All-Vinyl Happy Hour w/ Monsieur Turbeau @ The Office (6 p.m.)
  • Kid Wonder @ U-31
  • The Distractions @ Tio Leo's
  • Sue Palmer @ Humphreys Backstage Live (5 p.m.)
  • Rising Star @ Humphreys Backstage Live (9 p.m.)
  • FXS @ Navajo Live
  • DJ Steve1der @ Oxford Social Club at the Pendry
  • Don Cannon @ FLUXX
  • Honey Soundsystem @ Bang Bang
  • Armin van Buuren @ Omnia
  • Goodtimes @ Henry's Pub
  • Archetype ft. Tlago, John Jolley, Shatterer, Jon E Thin @ 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.

Contact Us