Sep
25
Sun
8:00 PM
LUKE SWEENEY
ANCIENT RIVER
OCELOT • DJ MATT THE HOOPLE
Bay Area based Luke Sweeney writes, performs and records psychedelic pop with a rock & roll flair.
Sep
26
Mon
6:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ Brick by Brick 
MADBALL
TAKE OFFENSE
WORLD OF PAIN • TAKE EM OUT • THE EULOGY • COUNTIME • TAKE VENGEANCE
@ BRICK BY BRICK (1130 Buenos Ave.) –– 21+
Sep
26
Mon
8:00 PM
JESSICA HERNANDEZ & THE DELTAS
TANCRED
SPERO
Detroit-based band serving up a brilliantly polyglot sonic stew – equal parts rockabilly and surf pop, cabaret jazz and funky reggae, Latin psych and Gypsy punk – all cooked up on the hot Motor City pavement.
Sep
27
Tue
8:30 PM
AJ FROMAN
TV ICON
THE ART DEALERS
support local rock music!
Sep
28
Wed
8:30 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
CYMBALS EAT GUITARS
FIELD MOUSE
WILDHONEY
Cymbals Eat Guitars fourth album, Pretty Years, will be released on 9/16 on Sinderlyn Records.
Sep
29
Thu
6:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
FRANKIE COSMOS
IJI
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Sep
29
Thu
8:30 PM
WELL WELL WELL
THE FOREIGN RESORT
PRGRM • NITE
New local art-rock band, Well Well Well ft. members of Barbarian –– debut album “What Do We Have Here?” is out now.
Sep
30
Fri
8:30 PM
GRINGO STAR
THE RELATIONSHIP (ft. Brian Bell of Weezer)
POLISH
Atlanta-based rock quartet Gringo Star, consisting of brothers Nick & Peter Furgiuele, plus Pete Delorenzo and Matt McCalvin, originally called themselves A Fir-Ju Well before adopting their jokey new name.
Oct
01
Sat
8:30 PM
STEVE GUNN
NAP EYES
THE WHISKEY CIRCLE
New album 'Eyes On The Lines' comes out June 3 on Matador.
Oct
02
Sun
6:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
MODERN BASEBALL
CHRIS FARREN
WALTER ETC
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Oct
02
Sun
8:00 PM
THE DIRTY NIL
WING DAM
BEACH GOONS
The Dirty Nil will be the first to tell you: Forget about punk, they're just a plain old rock and roll band.
Oct
04
Tue
8:30 PM
MARGARET GLASPY
NICO YARYAN
Margaret Glaspy’s debut album Emotions And Math is out now.
Oct
05
Wed
8:30 PM
S U R V I V E
MAJEURE
S U R V I V E is an experimental synth quartet based in Austin, TX. Band members Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein wrote the score to Netflix’s phenomenal new TV series, Stranger Things.
Oct
06
Thu
8:30 PM
TOPS
WEYES BLOOD
TOPS is a Canadian indie rock band from Montreal, QC on Arbutus Records.
Oct
07
Fri
8:30 PM
AVI BUFFALO
BUDDY BANTER
BIG BAD BUFFALO • DAWAYNE NEPTUNE
Long Beach psychedelic folk rockers!
Oct
08
Sat
8:30 PM
Soda & Casbah Present @ Soda Bar 
FRED & TOODY (OF DEAD MOON, PIERCED ARROWS)
WIDOWS
Since the late ’70s, Toody Cole and her husband Fred have been producing their own albums, running their own record label, booking their own tours, and at one point they even ran their own music shop.
Oct
09
Sun
8:00 PM
TSUNAMI BOMB
OCEANSIDE SOUND SYSTEM
THE LEXICONS • DJ DR. BONES
Tsunami Bomb founded by Dominic Davi in 1998, Tsunami Bomb came out of the Northern California punk scene based around Petaluma, CA
Oct
10
Mon
8:30 PM
DONELLA DRIVE
ATRIS
FROM WILD FIRE
Donella Drive is a San Antonio, Texas based diverse rock outfit.
Oct
11
Tue
8:30 PM
HOPELESS JACK
G BURNS JUG BAND
JAKE LOBAN AND THE FRIENDLY FIRE
A raucous and raw element of rock & roll grounded in the roots of soul and blues.
Oct
12
Wed
8:30 PM
LOWLANDS
KEEPERS
HEXA • VYPER SKWAD
Record release party for SD/NYC based dark post-punk band, Lowlands! RSVP here
FREE w/ RSVP
Oct
13
Thu
8:30 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
LEGENDARY PINK DOTS
ORBIT SERVICE
Legendary Pink Dots are an Anglo-Dutch experimental rock band formed in London in August 1980 by Edward Ka-Spel.
Oct
14
Fri
8:30 PM
RYLEY WALKER
CIRCUIT DES YEUX
Ryley Walker is the reincarnation of the true American guitar player.
Oct
15
Sat
8:30 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
HELADO NEGRO
+ guests
Helado Negro is New York-based, Florida-born producer/singer Roberto Carlos Lange. His music crosses physical borders and creates a cross-cultural connection where Spanish and English exist in congenial and harmonious manner; as well as people being united through music in boundless space of real time.
Oct
16
Sun
8:00 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
FLOCK OF DIMES
YOUR FRIEND
Flock Of Dimes is the side project of Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak, Dungeonesse).
Oct
17
Mon
8:30 PM
THE YAWPERS
4ONTHEFLOOR
The Yawpers are a three-piece rock and roll band from Denver, Colorado. Their name is derived from a Walt Whitman poem, entitled "Song of Myself": "I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.
Oct
18
Tue
6:30 PM
Soda Bar + Belly Up presents @ Music Box 
QUANTIC
+ guests
@ MUSIC BOX (1337 India St.) –– 18+
Oct
18
Tue
8:30 PM
SCREAMING FEMALES
MOOR MOTHER
Screaming Females is a three piece rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey. Their latest album “Rose Mountain” is out now via Don Giovanni Records.
Oct
20
Thu
8:30 PM
MAGIC SWORD
DANCE WITH THE DEAD
Boise’s Magic Sword mysterious masked men deliver heavy sci-fi electro dance jams!
Oct
21
Fri
8:30 PM
CRYWOLF
BIRTHDAY
DJ SKULLCRUSHER
Crywolf, otherwise known as Justin Taylor Phillips, is a producer, vocalist, and multi instrumentalist from Los Angeles, CA
Oct
21
Fri
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ House Of Blues 
KERO KERO BONITO
+ guests
@ HOUSE OF BLUES (1055 5th Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Oct
21
Fri
7:00 PM
The Final Act Tour featuring: 
THE DEAR HUNTER
EISLEY
GAVIN CASTLETON
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Oct
22
Sat
8:30 PM
Casbah presents @ Soda Bar 
THE MOTH AND THE FLAME + YOUNG RISING SONS
888
The Moth & The Flame, sometimes known by initialism TMTF, is an American alternative rock band based in Los Angeles, CA.
Oct
23
Sun
8:00 PM
D.R.I.
KAUSTIK
SANTA CLAUS • CHRIST KILLER
Hardcore/metal crossover pioneers D.R.I. (Dirty Rotten Imbeciles)!!
Oct
24
Mon
8:30 PM
RUBY THE RABBITFOOT
DREAMS MADE FLESH
GARDEN ECHO
Ruby The RabbitFoot is the moniker of Athens, GA based pop songstress Ruby Kendrick.
Oct
25
Tue
8:30 PM
WALĐO
JIMMY JAVIER
Grand Rapids-based rapper WALĐO presents ‘Be Ever Wonderful’ Tour!
Oct
26
Wed
8:30 PM
ABRASIVE WHEELS
REVOLT-CHIX
SCULPINS • SLAUGHTER BOYS
Leeds punk legends since 1977 !
Oct
26
Wed
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + Casbah Presents @ The Irenic 
PREOCCUPATIONS (fka Viet Cong)
METHYL ETHEL
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Oct
27
Thu
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ HOB San Diego 
FROM INDIAN LAKES
MADE VIOLENT
WILD WILD HORSES
@ HOUSE OF BLUES (1055 5th Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Oct
27
Thu
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ Ché Café 
CRUEL HAND
ETERNAL SLEEP
WILL TO DIE
@ CHÉ CAFÉ (1000 Scholars Dr.) –– ALL AGES
Oct
27
Thu
8:30 PM
MONDO DRAG
+ guests
The creatures known as Mondo Drag hailed from deep along the banks of the wild Mississippi River where they created ominous, spiritual, savage psychedelic revival sounds.
Oct
28
Fri
8:30 PM
JACUZZI BOYS
SIXES
Sweat-soaked brand of melty garage rock & hailed by critics as “the most significant band Miami has produced in years” (Miami Herald)!
Oct
29
Sat
8:30 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
SWEATER BEATS
+ guests
Sweater Beats is the production alias of Filipino music maker Antonio Cuna.
Oct
29
Sat
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
THE SUICIDE MACHINES
LEFT ALONE
THE BOMBPOPS
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Oct
30
Sun
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ House Of Blues 
RUN RIVER NORTH
IRONTOM
@ HOUSE OF BLUES (1055 5th Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Oct
30
Sun
6:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
MELISSA BROOKS & THE AQUADOLLS
SIZZY ROCKET
CAROLINE • BE ALL, END ALL
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Nov
01
Tue
8:30 PM
FICTIONIST
STEP ROCKETS
"Fictionist is the MGMT update of Peter Gabriel: incandescent shadow-pop. "—Baeble Music
Nov
02
Wed
8:30 PM
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND
PEOPLE MIGHT SCREAM
The Lonely Heartstring Band is the hottest bluegrass group going in New England!
Nov
02
Wed
8:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Hideout 
ELEPHANT STONE
+ guests
@ THE HIDEOUT (3519 El Cajon Blvd.) –– 21+
Nov
03
Thu
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + Casbah presents @ The Irenic 
BOY & BEAR
COBI
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Nov
03
Thu
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ Ché Café 
THE GARDEN
SO PITTED
HEYROCCO
@ CHÉ CAFÉ (1000 Scholars Dr.) –– ALL AGES
Nov
03
Thu
8:00 PM
Slabratory presents 
DEATH BY STEREO
+ guests
Death by Stereo is a hardcore punk band formed in Orange County, California circa 1998 by frontman Efrem Schulz. They are well known for their energetic performances and intricate guitar work.
Nov
04
Fri
8:30 PM
PANSY DIVISION
THE STALINS OF SOUND
GOLDILOX & THE BEARS
Legendary queer rock band Pansy Division will release their 9th studio album ‘Quite Contrary’, first in 7 years, in September!
Nov
05
Sat
9:00 PM
THE CAVE SINGERS
CHRIS CHEVEYO (of Rose Windows)
The Cave Singers is an American band from Seattle, Washington. Composed of former members of Pretty Girls Make Graves after its disbandment in 2007.
Nov
05
Sat
Jim Rao Fan Club presents @ Soda Bar 
MINISTRY OF TRUTH
INFANT ADDICTS • FILNER HEADLOCK
REVOLT-CHIX • SOCIAL SPIT • SANTA CLAUS
@ SODA BAR [12-8pm Matinee] –– 21+
$10
Nov
06
Sun
8:00 PM
DAUGHTERS
THE BODY
LOMA PRIETA
Daughters was an American grindcore/mathcore/noise rock band formed in Providence, Rhode Island, in 2001, after the demise of Providence-based As The Sun Sets.
Nov
06
Sun
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
KATASTRO
MOUSE POWELL
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Nov
07
Mon
8:30 PM
DUNE RATS
DZ DEATHRAYS
Co-headline show feat. Australia-based bands, stoner-pop act Dune Rats & dance-punks DZ Deathrays!
Nov
09
Wed
8:30 PM
PROTOMARTYR
THE GOTOBEDS
KEEPERS
Protomartyr is a critically acclaimed post-punk outfit based out of Detroit, MI.
Nov
10
Thu
8:30 PM
LITE
MOUSE ON THE KEYS
Co-headline show for these two killer Japanese instrumental rock bands!
Nov
10
Thu
8:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Hideout 
STARRO
JR JARRIS
SEMAJ • SASHA MARIE
@ THE HIDEOUT (3519 El Cajon Blvd.) –– 21+
Nov
11
Fri
8:30 PM
DIARRHEA PLANET
LOVELY BAD THINGS
Diarrhea Planet is an insanely awesome six-piece garage punk band from Nashville!
Nov
12
Sat
8:30 PM
Black Arrow presents @ Soda Bar 
SUBROSA
BLEAK SKIES
DEEP SEA THUNDER BEAST • BEIRA • DHATURA
Experimental sludge doom pioneers from SLC!
Nov
14
Mon
8:30 PM
CRUSHED OUT
+ guests
"Sonically, fuzz, chorus, tremolo and reverbed-out handclaps make this Bo Diddley-esque song swing, tremble and explode just right.” –Rolling Stone
Nov
17
Thu
8:30 PM
KARL BLAU
LAKE
THE GIFT MACHINE
Karl Blau is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and DIY icon who helped turn his hometown of Anacortes, Washington, into an indie-music mecca.
Nov
18
Fri
8:30 PM
Soda Bar presents @ The Hideout 
HED PE
REASON TO REBEL
1001
@ THE HIDEOUT (3519 El Cajon Blvd.) –– 21+
Nov
18
Fri
8:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Merrow 
TOMBS
WOLVHAMMER
@ THE MERROW (1271 University Ave.) –– 21+
Nov
18
Fri
8:30 PM
TRASH TALK
ANTWON
California's hardcore punks Trash Talk + Bay Area rapper Antwon!
Nov
19
Sat
7:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ Music Box 
MOON HOOCH
HONEYCOMB
@ MUSIC BOX SD (1337 India St.) –– 18+
Nov
19
Sat
8:30 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
SLOW CLUB
+ guests
Although hailed as "the next White Stripes" upon the release of their debut album, Slow Club folded elements of folk, twee, and ‘60s pop into their music, creating a sound that was far brighter and less raucous than the Stripes’ garage rock.
Nov
19
Sat
8:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Casbah 
THE MYSTERY LIGHTS + special guest
WARBLY JETS
@ THE CASBAH (2501 Kettner Blvd.) –– 21+
Nov
20
Sun
8:00 PM
TAKE OVER AND DESTROY
+ guests
Arizona quartet Take Over And Destroy merge eerie post-punk atmospherics with a blackened rock’n'roll twist. New album out October 7th via Prosthetic Records.
Nov
26
Sat
6:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
THE INTERRUPTERS
LEFT ALONE
OCEANSIDE SOUND SYSTEM
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Nov
26
Sat
8:30 PM
BLACK SABBITCH
+ guests
Thee #1 All Female Black Sabbath Tribute!
Nov
27
Sun
8:00 PM
SKINNY LISTER
LINCOLN DURHAM
TRAPPER SCHOEPP
Skinny Lister is a six piece British folk band, based in London performing mostly original compositions.
Nov
28
Mon
8:30 PM
GEMMA RAY
+ guests
The seventh album from British songstress Gemma Ray is deep-and-meaningful seduction delivered at arm's length. The Exodus Suite sees ice-queen musical atmospheres juxtapose sublimely against the warm humanity of the lyrics they enfold, as Ray wrestles emotions bigger than she is in a spirit that somehow marries Bjork to Jim Morrison. –ROLLING STONE
Nov
29
Tue
6:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
TWO TONGUES
BACKWARDS DANCER
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Nov
29
Tue
8:30 PM
ARC IRIS
QAIS ESSAR
BLOOD PONIES
Rhode Island-based dream-folk band Arc Iris just released their second album ‘Moon Saloon’ in August via Bella Union!
Nov
30
Wed
8:30 PM
WHITEHORSE
+ guests
Whitehorse is a Canadian folk rock band composed of husband-and-wife duo Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland.
Dec
01
Thu
8:30 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
THE BESNARD LAKES
LORELLE MEETS THE OBSOLETE
The Besnard Lakes are a Canadian indie rock band from Montreal.
Dec
02
Fri
8:30 PM
GUTTERMOUTH
GET DEAD
THE CRYPTICS
California punk veterans Guttermouth return!
Dec
02
Fri
9:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Music Box 
DANCE YOURSELF CLEAN
An Indie-Pop Dance Party
feat. Lights & Music DJs
@ THE MUSIC BOX (1337 India St.) –– 21+
Dec
03
Sat
8:30 PM
BODY LANGUAGE
+ guests
Body Language nestle into a space between pop and electro, funneling the emotion of pop sensibilities and the building of moments and moods of electronic music together for evocative soundscapes. –Stereogum
Dec
04
Sun
8:00 PM
MR LITTLE JEANS
+ guests
Monica Birkenes, better known by her stage name Mr Little Jeans, is a Norwegian singer-songwriter living in Los Angeles, CA. She has released one studio album, ''Pocketknife''.
Dec
06
Tue
8:30 PM
ALEX CAMERON
+ guests
Alex Cameron’s new album ‘Jumping the Shark’ was released August 19th 2016 via Secretly Canadian
Dec
09
Fri
8:30 PM
TIJUANA PANTHERS
+ guests
Long Beach’s experimental garage-poppers Tijuana Panthers return!
Dec
10
Sat
8:30 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
BENJAMIN FRANCIS LEFTWICH
BROLLY
British singer/songwriter hailing from York, known for his introspective, acoustic folk sound.
Dec
14
Wed
8:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Casbah 
WILD CHILD
WALKER LUKENS
@ THE CASBAH (2501 Kettner Blvd.) –– 21+
Dec
23
Fri
8:30 PM
Thrill Me Records presents @ Soda Bar 
HIDEOUT
THE GLOOMIES
BODYSONG
Hideout is the solo project of Gabriel Rodriguez (Cults) + our local favs The Gloomies!
Feb
11
Sat
6:00 PM
An evening with… 
GRIFFIN HOUSE
@ SODA BAR (3615 El Cajon Blvd) –– 6:00PM, 21+
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