Sounds Like San Diego: Nov. 24

If you are Wonderfrontin', make sure you get to the festival early

Japanese Breakfast Press Photo
Courtesy of Japanese Breakfast

It has been a wild weekend in San Diego, whether you were navigating the inaugural Wonderfront Festival or just going out on your own with all the shows before we hit the big holiday slowdown. Either way, the fun doesn't have to end this Sunday. If you are Wonderfrontin', be sure to catch the insane lineup for Guitar Legends, the super musica en Espanol with Los Angeles Azules, Tucanes de Tijuana y mas, and make sure you get to the festival early enough to experience the magic of one of my personal favorites, Japanese Breakfast. If you're not participating in the festival, you can catch Turnover and Men I Trust at the Observatory, San Diego fan faves Death Valley Girls and Crocodiles at the Casbah, or experience the massive impact of Chainsmokers at Viejas Arena. So much to do and see, and hopefully you can just kick back this Thanksgiving week and not worry about too-late nights or too-early mornings.

Sunday, Nov. 24:

  • Wonderfront: Guitar Legends 3, Walk the Moon, Tribal Seeds, Grace Vanderwaal, Haddon Cord @ Uncle Ed's Damn Good Vodka Stage, Embarcadero North
  • Wonderfront: Busta Rhymes, Manchester Orchestra, Hippo Campus, Japanese Breakfast, SunSquabi @ C3Bank Stage, Embarcadero North
  • Wonderfront: Dmitri Vegas & Like Mike, Tyga, Big Wild, Jonas Blue, BAS, Exmag @ Stella Artois Stage, Seaport Village
  • Wonderfront: Lil Dicky, 3LAU, Khea, Chrome Sparks, SoDown @ KUSI Stage, Seaport Village
  • Wonderfront: Los Angeles Azules, Tucanes de Tijuana, Rick Izquierda, Banda Los Sebastianes, Frankie J, Victoria La Mala, Jesus Mendoza @ Univision & Estrella Jalisco Stage, Hilton Bayfront Park
  • Wonderfront: Suicidal Tendencies, Tony Hawk Huckjam & Z-Trip, X, Aviator Stash, Cydeways, Glades @ SDG&E Stage, Ruocco Park
  • Wonderfront: Ghost Light, Rob Machado, Donavon Frankenreiter, Moon Taxi, English Beat, Donna Missal @ Belly Up/Casbah/Music Box Stage, Broadway Pier
  • Wonderfront Francesco DeMeo, Burlap the Sac, Cambrian Shores, Ryan Hiller, Haddon Cord, Lindsay Perry @ Marietta Boat
  • Wonderfront Activation: Saman & Legend, Knock2 & Murphi Kennedy, Cheyenne Giles & Bre Bodley, Christian Jame Hand "The Session," Hi-C & Can't B3, Kerry Glass & Al Beats @ Club Dub, Broadway Pier
  • Wonderfront Activation: Rocio La Dama De La Cumbia, Timmy Curran, San Diego Latin Jazz Collective @ Headquarters Stage, Seaport Village
  • Wonderfront Activation: Simon Gibson, Jacob Sirof @ American Comedy Co. Stage, California Spirit
  • Wonderfront Activation: Beatnick, Jay Savi @ Yacht Rooftop, California Princess
  • Turnover, Men I Trust, Renata Zeiguer @ Observatory North Park
  • Death Valley Girls, Crocodiles, Kate Clover, Daggers 86 @ Casbah
  • Wild, Johnny Gates, Feelers @ Soda Bar
  • Freestyle Session World Finals @ Sycuan Casino
  • Coral Bells & James Howard @ 710 Beach Club
  • The Chainsmokers, 5 Seconds of Summer, Lennon Stella: World War Joy Tour @ Viejas Arena
  • Kottonmouth Kings, Stoner Jordan, T-Chronic @ Brick by Brick
  • Joshua Taylor Project with Nick Crook @ Sycamore Den
  • Trevor McSpadden @ Grand Ole BBQ & Asado (1-5 p.m.)
  • Funk Jam @ Panama 66
  • San Diego Sockers vs. California Express @ Pechanga Arena
  • Soul Club Sunday Matinee: Dapper Rebels, Unsteady @ Space
  • John Craigie, Shook Twins @ Belly Up
  • Thrift Store Troubadours @ Bancroft Bar
  • Still Not Dead presents Tortur, Therapy, Gritos @ Whistle Stop (8 p.m.)
  • Whigsvile Happy Hour @ Whistle Stop (4 p.m.)
  • Jordyn Jones, Dana Vaughns, Maxso @ House of Blues
  • Country Brunch Live @ House of Blues (10 a.m.)
  • Gospel Brunch Live @ House of Blues (11 a.m.)
  • Champions of Magic @ Sycuan Casino 
  • Rat Sabbath with DJ Ratty @ Bar Pink
  • An Evening with Sophia Loren @ California Center for the Arts, Escondido
  • Sierra Unfiltered: Live! @ California Center for the Arts, Escondido
  • XXV: the Silver Anniversary Exhibition @ California Center for the Arts, Escondido
  • Sinatra Night with Chance Tobar @ Martini's Above Fourth (7 p.m.)
  • Ross Mathews presents "Dragtastic Bubbly Brunch" @ Martini's Above Fourth (12 p.m.)
  • Into the Void (a tribute to Black Sabbath) @ Winston's (2 p.m.)
  • The Blonde Brothers @ Winston's (5 p.m.)
  • Restraint: Fantasy Fetish Night @ Blonde
  • Elderbrook at Your City Block @ Quartyard
  • Open Mic with Jay Cain @ Mr. Peabody's
  • Family Day: Dixieland Day featuring Rob Verdi @ Museum of Making Music 
  • Salsa Sundays @ Queen Bee's (all ages)
  • Reggae Sunday with Melapelus, I&I @ U-31
  • La Catrinita Paint Night @ Border X Brewing
  • Uptown Top Ranking @ The Office
  • So What (Pink tribute), U Oughta No (Alanis Morissette tribute) @ Navajo Live 
  • Eric Roberson @ Humphreys Backstage Live (6:30 & 8:30 p.m.)
  • Reggae Sunday @ Spin
  • Last Sunday with DJ BodyRawk @ El Dorado

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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