LIVE: San Diego Music Thing Lights Up

San Diego Music Thing returned with a bang this year, with Touche Amore and Rob Crow starting it off on Friday, Nov. 11.

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Touche Amore brought their passionate fans out to the Irenic for day one of San Diego Music Thing on Friday, Nov. 11.
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Meanwhile, Bar Pink quickly transformed into Rob Crow's Gloomy Place.
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Casbah was drenched in Sweet Spirit's energy.
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And Skinny Veny took Bar Pink from gloomy to chilled out.
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The Irenic proved the perfect venue for Touche Amore and company to mosh out their demons.
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The band's passion is matched only by that of their fans.
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The post-hardcore outfit is from Burbank, California.
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It looks like screamo isn't dead after all.
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In fact, it's very much alive.
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And it's refreshing to see such raw emotion in live music.
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Touche Amore brought their passionate fans out to the Irenic for day one of San Diego Music Thing on Friday, Nov. 11.
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Touche Amore brought their passionate fans out to the Irenic for day one of San Diego Music Thing on Friday, Nov. 11.
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Touche Amore brought their passionate fans out to the Irenic for day one of San Diego Music Thing on Friday, Nov. 11.
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Touche Amore brought their passionate fans out to the Irenic for day one of San Diego Music Thing on Friday, Nov. 11.
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Touche Amore brought their passionate fans out to the Irenic for day one of San Diego Music Thing on Friday, Nov. 11.
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The neon pink and blue of Bar Pink were oddly fitting for Rob Crow's Gloomy Place.
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Crow's album, "You're Doomed. Be Nice," was released in March of this year.
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The announcement of his Gloomy Place proved to be his Brett Favre moment.
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Rob Crow with SoundDiego's managing editor and executive producer, Eric Page.
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Before the debut of this project, he had declared his retirement from music.
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We're just glad he's back playing music for San Diego Music Thing.
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Bar Pink hosted Rob Crow's Gloomy Place for San Diego Music Thing on Friday, Nov. 11.
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Quite the opposite of gloomy.
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Shortly thereafter, Skinny Veny took to the stage at Bar Pink.
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Skinny Veny released his new album, "Activate," on July 15.
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On it, he plumbs the depths of his soul.
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All in all, an emotional night at Bar Pink, but attendees were loving it!
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Skinny Veny performed at Bar Pink for San Diego Music Thing on Friday, Nov. 11.
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Casbah set the mood for Austin's Sweet Spirit.
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And Sweet Spirit ramped up that energy.
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Frontwoman Sabrina Ellis was on fire.
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And fans were proud to be reppin' Texas.
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Casbah was drenched in Sweet Spirit's energy for San Diego Music Thing on Friday, Nov. 11.
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Casbah was drenched in Sweet Spirit's energy for San Diego Music Thing on Friday, Nov. 11.
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Casbah was drenched in Sweet Spirit's energy for San Diego Music Thing on Friday, Nov. 11.
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Casbah was drenched in Sweet Spirit's energy for San Diego Music Thing on Friday, Nov. 11.
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