Sounds Like San Diego: Nov. 2

Friday's got a show for everyone -- the Selecter, Gorgon City, Maxwell, and more play SD

As a woman, I hate calling this the #metoo "era" or "movement," when most of us have been fighting the good fight all of our lives -- but it is important to point out amazing artists like Pauline Black, who has been on the right side of history all along, as a two-tone pioneer and outspoken artist and activist. Tonight, the Selecter play the first of two nights at the Casbah, albeit two weeks apart, and it's going to be a gathering of the mods and other fans of ska. Around town, the Motet return to bring funk and afrobeat to the Belly Up, Gorgon City bring down the house with a sold-out show at the Observatory North Park, and Mr. Twin Sister keep things weird at Soda Bar. A special mention for our buddy Bart Mendoza, who is hosting the ninth installment of "Sounds Like San Diego" -- no relation to this column -- which features live music from some of our homegrown best at Museum of Making Music.

Friday, Nov. 2:

  • The Selecter, DJ Rhoda Dakar (Bodysnatchers), Unsteady @ Casbah
  • The Motet, the Dip @ Belly Up
  • Gorgon City @ The Observatory North Park (SOLD OUT)
  • Maxwell, Marsha Ambrosius @ Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
  • Sounds Like San Diego IX @ Museum of Making Music 
  • Mr. Twin Sister, Sateen @ Soda Bar
  • Dream, SRSQ, the Victoriana, O/X, DJ Jon Blaj @ Whistle Stop
  • First Friday Hip-Hop Night @ Bar Pink
  • Rebecca Jade & the Cold Fact @ Panama 66
  • Brazos de Niebla @ San Diego Symphony Hall
  • Transviolet, tiLLie @ The Loft, UCSD
  • Great White, Slaughter @ Sycuan Casino 
  • Avoid, Castaway, Seconds Ago @ Brick By Brick
  • Rozwell Kid, Prince Daddy & the Hyena, Shades McCool @ The Che Cafe
  • Tnertle with the Puscie Jones Revue @ Winston's
  • The Piatt Pund Birthday Showcase with the Sea Monks @ Lestat's 
  • Estas Tonne @ Blaboa Theatre
  • Cody Webb @ Moonshine Beach 
  • Brandon Ray @ Moonshine Flats 
  • Flight Mongoose @ De Oro Mine Co
  • Brooklyn Queen @ Voodoo Room, House of Blues
  • Clairo, Garren Sean @ House of Blues
  • Hip-Hop vs. Punk Rock w/ Skinny Veny, Pool Snarks, Good Time Girl, Apollo @ Tower Bar
  • La Ofrendra with Viejo Lowbo & Fabio Alejo @ Border X Brewing
  • Ian Patrick Cler @ Rosie O'Grady's
  • Night Howls, Modern Mystic @ Oceanside Moose Lodge #1325
  • Hard Fall Hearts @ Pour House  
  • Little Homies, Misc. Ailments, Wine, Strange Creature @ The Merrow
  • The Uglys, Electric Howlers, the Dangerfield @ Bancroft Bar
  • Rage Again, Oceans @ 710 Beach Club
  • Janice & Nathan @ Martini's Above Fourth
  • Nite Moves w/ DJs Beatnick & Ayla Simone @ The Office 
  • All-Vinyl Happy Hour w/ Monsieur Turbeau @ The Office (6 p.m.)
  • Bump City Brass @ Tio Leo's
  • Republic of Music @ Humphreys Backstage Live (9 p.m.)
  • We Are Your Friends: Indie Dance Party @ Blonde
  • Rituals 1-year Anniversary with All Your Sisters Live @ Space
  • The Young Wild, Thea the Band, the Frets @ Music Box
  • La Revancha @ Navajo Live 
  • Gorgon City (DJ Set) @ Spin 
  • Gentlemens Club @ Bassmnt 
  • Boys Noize @ Bang Bang
  • Zedd @ Omnia
  • Minimal Sessions ft. Raul Facio @ 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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