Sounds Like San Diego: June 11

There is some seriously good stuff happening around town on Thursday, so if you didn't have plans to go out, you might want to reconsider. The San Diego County Fair has the Belly Up Music Festival, with tastes of several great local bands, while Gunner Gunner headline at the Merrow. Studio magician and talented musician Jeff Berkley plays at Java Joe's, and the Warlocks get dark at the Hideout. To round things out, Good Graeff perform at Soda Bar and Fool's Gold takes the stage at the Casbah. The big show, however, is the Mackshow. Our friend Kenny of Mariachi el Bronx turned us onto these guys, who are playing a free show at Bar Pink. All the way from Japan, their throwback sound to 1950s rock & roll makes them a pack of greasers you don't want to miss.

Thursday, June 11:

  • The Mackshow (Japan), Inazuma @ Bar Pink (8 p.m.)
  • The Fab Four @ Grandstand Stage, San Diego County Fair
  • Belly Up Music Festival, featuring Justin Froese, Trouble in the Wind, Dead Feather Moon, Vaud & the Villians, Wild Child @ Rock On Concert Series, San Diego County Fair
  • Vikki Carr @ Solid Gold Concert Series at San Diego Showcase Stage, San Diego County Fair (1 p.m.)
  • Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers @ Paddock Series, San Diego County Fair
  • Fool's Gold, Glass Spells @ Casbah
  • Joey Bada$$, Mick Jenkins, Denzel Curry @ The Observatory North Park
  • Good Graeff, Saba, Rosewood & Rye @ Soda Bar
  • Fortunate Youth, Arise Roots @ Belly Up
  • The Warlocks, Shake Before Us, Shady Francos, Vowws @ The Hideout
  • Lauren Derose, Little Climbers, Drew Thams @ Sycamore Den
  • In the Whale, Continental @ Brick By Brick
  • Martin and Scott @ Lestat's
  • Cat, Cip & Chiodini @ Dizzy's
  • Jeff Berkley, Frank Lee Drennan @ Java Joe's
  • Blackbear @ Voodoo Room, House of Blues
  • Gunner Gunner, Radiofix, the Bloodflowers @ The Merrow
  • Club '80s @ The Bancroft
  • Allison Adams Tucker @ Croce's Park West
  • Hit List @ Humphrey's Backstage Live
  • Paul Collins Beat, the Lifeforms, Gary Hankins & the Summer Knowledge @ Tower Bar
  • Open Jam Session @ Winston's (6-9 p.m.)
  • Naked Funk, Blue Still @ Winston's
  • Brutal In Black @ Til-Two Club
  • The Fremonts @ Tio Leo's
  • Juvenile, Mannie Fresh @ Fluxx
  • Styles & Complete @ Bassmnt
  • Gigamesh @ Bang Bang
  • Recommended Dosage with Mikey Turi & Dimentia135 @ Whistle Stop
  • Junior theDISCOpunk @ Henry's Pub
  • Revival, DJ Reefah @ Gallagher's Irish Pub
  • Live Band Karaoke @ 710 Beach Club

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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