Sounds Like San Diego: July 25

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Rosemary Bystrak

Saturday night is chockful of great music. The Casbah is already sold out with Pokey LaFarge, but the Ken Club continues its weekend of celebration of its 80-year anniversary, while Wild Child return to the Belly Up. As featured on SoundDiego TV last week, the lovely and talented Gayle Skidmore performs at the Balboa, and Atlanta rapper Father drops by the Observatoty North Park. All the way down, there are shows around -- Iration, Offspring, Bit Maps, Los Amigos Invisibles and more -- so don't miss out on a great night on the town.

Saturday, July 25:

  • Pokey LaFarge, Quiet Life @ Casbah (sold out)
  • Ken Club 80 Year Anniversary, Part 2, featuring Hell On Heels Burlesque, the Dirtbag Surfers, the Sleepwalkers, the Grim Imperials @ Ken Club
  • Wild Child, Blow By Blow @ Belly Up
  • Gayle Skidmore, Minor Birds, Back Down South @ The Balboa
  • Iration, Katchafire, Hirie @ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
  • The Offspring @ Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Summer Concert Series
  • Feeding the Soul Foundation’s Oceanside Outside Summer Concert Series, featuring Jessie Payo, the Vibrometers @ Jitters Coffee Pub (benefit for Project Youth) -- read our preview here
  • Father @ The Observatory North Park
  • Los Amigos Invisibles @ House of Blues (7 p.m.)
  • The Lonely Biscuits, the Routine, Crucial Blend @ Soda Bar
  • Field Trips presents Bit Maps, Island Boy, Quali, Other Bodies @ The Merrow
  • Hess Fest, featuring the Routine, the Fab Lushes @ Hess Brewing North Park (12:30-5 p.m.)
  • Mattson 2 & DJ OMZ @ Arts & Amps, Karl Strauss Brewery (5-8 p.m.)
  • DJ L @ Bar Pink
  • International Youth Symphony @ California Center for the Arts, Escondido
  • Booty Bassment, with DJs Dmitri, Rob @ Whistle Stop
  • Tape Heads, Wang Dang Daddies @ Tower Bar
  • AJ Froman @ The Rabbit Hole
  • Oceanside Sound System, Papa's Piranhas, Real Big T---, Local Habit, Brass Hysteria @ SOMA
  • 5th Annual Summer Jazz Workshop's Student Showcase @ House of Blues, Salvation Alley (10 a.m, kids eat free for lunch starting at 11:30 a.m.)
  • Wlfpck, Geneva Pina, Guidelines, the Lo-Glo @ House of Blues, Voodoo Room
  • Dark Seas, Subtropics @ The Hideout
  • SD Gay Men's Chorus presents Imagine: the Music of Lennon & McCartney @ Balboa Theatre
  • Cedric Gervais @ Omnia
  • Dark Measure, Theosis, A Hero Within, Beheading the King, Kulteir Kltr @ Brick By Brick
  • Christie Huff, Julian Moon @ Lestat's
  • The Lovebirds @ Java Joe's
  • Hunter Siegal @ Bang Bang
  • The Great Okra @ The Go Lounge
  • Scene Not Heard Vol2 (CD release showcase) @ The Bancroft
  • Junior theDISCOpunk @ U-31
  • Joel Rafael @ Croce's Park West (12 p.m.)
  • Sue Palmer @ Croce's Park West (7 p.m.)
  • Los Hollywoods @ Humphrey's Backstage Live (5 p.m.)
  • Viva Santana @ Humphrey's Backstage Live (9 p.m.)
  • Super G @ Winston's (5-8 p.m.)
  • Jose Sinatra's OB-o-ke @ Winston's
  • Sewage, Sculpins, Systematic Abuse, Splntr @ Til-Two Club
  • Butts Ta Nuts with Jason Waterfalls, Abjo, Julz @ El Dorado
  • Loczi @ Fluxx
  • Gladiator @ Bassmnt
  • Darryl Walker @ 98 Bottles
  • Lizard Lair @ Kava Lounge
  • Full Strength Funk Band @ Tio Leo's
  • Concrete Project, DJ R2 @ Gallagher's Irish Pub
  • DJs Kanye Asada, Gabe Vega @ The Office
  • Timothy H. with the Soul Shine Band, Sando &  the Irie Vibrations @ 710 Beach Club
  • Caliber @ V Lounge, Viejas Casino

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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