Sounds Like San Diego: May 9

On this fine Mother's Day, treat your cool mom to some great live music

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Paul Parks

Tonight is full of classics. From the avant-garde performance of "Shadowlands" by the Residents at the Belly Up to X and Los Lobos sharing the stage at the Observatory, this Mother's Day offers plenty of fun to share with your cool mom. Of course, Gator By the Bay and Cinco De Mayo are pretty awesome choices by day, too. Other possibilities include MC Yogi at Casbah, Four Tet at Music Box, and A Wilhelm Scream at Soda Bar. Make it Mama-centric Sunday Funday today in San Diego.

Sunday, May 8:

  • Gator By the Bay @ Spanish Landing Park
  • Fiesta Cinco De Mayo @ Old Town
  • X, Los Lobos, the Blasters, and LP3 & the Tragedy @ Observatory North Park
  • MC Yogi  @ Casbah
  • A Wilhelm Scream, Implants, Heartsounds, Castoff, Out to Lunch @ Soda Bar
  • Rat Sabbath @ Bar Pink
  • The Residents present "Shadowland" @ Belly Up
  • Four Tet, Andy Stott, Ben UFO @ Music Box
  • Eli Young Band, Eli V @ House of Blues
  • Alec Holcomb @ California Center For the Arts, Escondido
  • Pants Karaoke @ The Hideout
  • The Big Decisions @ Sycamore Den
  • Craig of Suede @ Lestat's
  • Nina Francis Showcase @ Java Joe's @ Bang Bang
  • Tardeadas with Colour @ Tio Leo's
  • Reggae Sunday @ U-31
  • Flying Panther 10 Year Anniversary Party @ Whistle Stop
  • Jason Brown @ Humphreys Backstage Live (Mother's Day Brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
  • Dee Lucas @ Humphreys Backstage Live (7 p.m.)
  • Scorpion vs. Tarantula, Bat Lords, Assquatch, Nervous Defects @ Tower Bar (3 p.m.)
  • The Aquarium @ Winston's (5 p.m.)
  • Jose Sinatra's OB-o-ke @ Winston's
  • Los Monjo, Ruleta Rusa, Dead On the Wire, Cruz Radical @ Til-Two Club
  • Reggae Sunday with Christopher Martin Live @ Spin
  • Sunday Funday Karaoke @ 710 Beach Club

Rosemary Bystrak is the publicist for the Casbah, the content manager for DoSD, 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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