May
25
Wed
8:30 PM
ANGELIC UPSTARTS
RAT CITY RIOT
STALINS OF SOUND • PSO
Angelic Upstarts are an English punk rock band formed in South Shields in 1977.
May
25
Wed
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ Brick by Brick 
PENTAGRAM
KING WOMAN
WAX IDOLS
@ BRICK BY BRICK (1130 Buenos Ave.) –– 21+
May
26
Thu
6:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
HANK GREEN
HARRY AND THE POTTERS
DRIFTLESS PONY CLUB • ROB SCALLON • ANDREW HUANG
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
May
26
Thu
8:30 PM
ANTI-NOWHERE LEAGUE
SCULPINS
CHRIST KILLER • COCHINAS LOCAS
Controversial second-wave punk band Anti-Nowhere League survived the chaotic Oi! scene to become British punk godfathers.
May
27
Fri
8:30 PM
ENGLISH DOGS
WITCHAVEN
EUKARYST • PISSED REGARDLESS
English Dogs are a British hardcore punk band that began life in the early eighties.
May
28
Sat
8:30 PM
U.S. GIRLS
FIVER
CHILL PILL
U.S. Girls is Illinois-born, Toronto-based artist Meghan Remy.
May
29
Sun
8:00 PM
GIUDA
RESIDUELS
SANTA ANA KNIGHTS
Stripping the history of glam rock for parts and using what's left to build a new souped-up rock & roll machine, Giuda are an Italian rock band whose songs merge the hard-stomping sound of "junk shop glam" acts like Slade, Mud, and the Sweet with the swaggering energy of first-generation punk.
May
30
Mon
8:30 PM
GO DARK
METAL MOTHER
SOUND LUPUS
Go Dark is a duo (female vocals and instrumentation by Adam Druker (aka Dose One of Anticon, Subtle, Themselves, cLOUDDEAD, 13 And God, Nevermen etc).
May
31
Tue
8:30 PM
THE BRIEFS
THE WIDOWS
DEAD ON THE WIRE
The Briefs are a punk rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 2000.
Jun
01
Wed
6:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ House Of Blues 
MODERN BASEBALL
JOYCE MANOR
THIN LIPS
@ HOUSE OF BLUES (1055 5th Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Jun
01
Wed
8:30 PM
BROTHERS WEISS
THE BAD JONES
Brothers Weiss is a rock band from San Diego, CA
Jun
02
Thu
8:30 PM
TOYGUITAR
PLANE WITHOUT A PILOT
SQUARECROW
SF’s toyGuitar is on Fat Wreck Chords!
Jun
03
Fri
8:30 PM
BELLA NOVELA
KALASHNIKOV MY WIFE
LE CHATEAU
support local music!
Jun
04
Sat
8:30 PM
THE SO SO GLOS
HONDURAS
THE KABBS
Brooklyn punks are releasing a new album ‘Kamikaze’ on May 13 via Votiv. Listen to the first single here
Jun
05
Sun
8:00 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
ERIC BACHMANN
JOHN MEEKS
Eric Bachmann has reinvented himself several times in the last quarter-century: After breaking through in the '90s, with the jagged, sneering indie rock of Archers Of Loaf — and releasing an album of rock instrumentals as Barry Black — Bachmann took on the name Crooked Fingers, which he's used for solo works, experiments and full-band explorations.
Jun
05
Sun
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ Ché Café 
THE HOTELIER
TOLD SLANT
LOONE
@ CHÉ CAFÉ (1000 Scholars Dr.) –– ALL AGES
Jun
07
Tue
8:30 PM
LA LUZ
THE GLOOMIES
SPLAVENDER
Seattle surf/doo-wop queens, La Luz!
Jun
08
Wed
8:30 PM
FREAK HEAT WAVES
LASER BACKGROUND
BLOOM
Freak Heat Waves second full length beams through like a soundtrack to a dark and greasy tale of a futuristic post punk band that follows their adventures through sleazy discos, underground punk venues and gleaming white art galleries.
Jun
09
Thu
8:30 PM
THE DOLLYROTS
GO BETTY GO
THE TOUCHIES • SIM WILLIAMS
The Dollyrots is an American pop punk band composed of Kelly Ogden and Luis Cabezas.
Jun
09
Thu
9:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ Whistle Stop 
MILD HIGH CLUB
MINOR GEMS
@ WHISTLE STOP BAR (2236 Fern St.) –– 21+
FREE w/ RSVP
Jun
09
Thu
9:00 PM
Controvsy and Lights & Music Collective Present: 
DRAKE vs. KANYE (Tribute Party)
No Remixes. No Mashups. All Originals.
@ MUSIC BOX SD (1337 India St.) –– 18+
Jun
10
Fri
8:30 PM
AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE
MOTOGRATER
1001 • SQUIRRELLY ARTS
American Head Charge is a heavy metal band from Minneapolis, MN
Jun
11
Sat
8:30 PM
PUP
ROZWELL KID
CHARLY BLISS
"It's a tricky balance between aggression and pop, and they get it just right" ––Stereogum
Jun
11
Sat
8:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Merrow 
GREYS
SCUFFS
MOONPOOL
@ THE MERROW (1271 University Ave.) –– 21+
Jun
12
Sun
8:30 PM
FISTFIGHTS WITH WOLVES
COMMISSURE
QUALI
Fistfights With Wolves is a locally based heavily orchestrated progressive rock band.
Jun
13
Mon
8:30 PM
MIRAH
+ guests
Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn has been creating incorruptible independent pop music since the late 1990’s.
Jun
14
Tue
8:30 PM
BAD COP/BAD COP
THE ATOM AGE
MURDERBURGERS
BC/BC's new record out now via Fat Wreck Chords!
Jun
15
Wed
8:30 PM
VALIENT THORR
PEARS
THE LUMPS
Valient Thorr are an American Southern Rock/Heavy Metal band from Chapel Hill, NC
Jun
16
Thu
9:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Hideout 
LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES
+ guests
@ THE HIDEOUT (3519 El Cajon Blvd.) –– 21+
Jun
16
Thu
8:30 PM
JAILL
SUBTROPICS
JAILL’s third record ‘Brain Cream’ was released last June via Burger Records… and it’s amazing! Listen here.
Jun
17
Fri
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ House Of Blues 
TINY MOVING PARTS
PRAWN
FREE THROW
@ HOUSE OF BLUES (1055 5th Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Jun
17
Fri
8:30 PM
THE GORE HORSEMEN (final show)
THE STRIKERS
HARD FALL HEARTS
Final show for San Diego's first Gore-billy band The Gore Horsemen… we’ll miss you guys!
Jun
18
Sat
8:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Casbah 
DAY WAVE
NICO YARYAN
@ THE CASBAH (2501 Kettner Blvd.) –– 21+
Jun
18
Sat
8:30 PM
CHEAP GIRLS
+ guests
Cheap Girls is an American rock band from Lansing, Michigan currently signed to Xtra Mile Recordings.
Jun
19
Sun
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
TRUMP vs. BERNIE: THE DEBATE!
Starring James Adomian & Anthony Atamanuik
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Jun
20
Mon
8:30 PM
MASHROU’ LEILA
+ guests
Mashrou’ Leila is a Lebanese five-member alternative rock band. The band formed in Beirut, Lebanon in 2008 as a music workshop at the American University of Beirut.
Jun
21
Tue
7:30 PM
PAPER ROUTE
ARMORS
VELOUR
Paper Route is an American indie rock band from Nashville formed in 2004.
Jun
22
Wed
7:30 PM
NOTHING
CULTURE ABUSE
WRONG
Philadelphia's NOTHING returns to Soda!
Jun
22
Wed
8:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Hideout 
NE-HI
SPLAVENDER
@ THE HIDEOUT (3519 El Cajon Blvd.) –– 21+
Jun
23
Thu
6:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
CHERRY GLAZERR
SEX STAINS
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Jun
23
Thu
8:30 PM
ALL PEOPLE
+ guests
New Orleans DIY indie-punks, All People (short for All People Translate Pure Unfiltered Emotion) release their third LP on 5/20 via Community Records!
Jun
24
Fri
8:30 PM
SONNY & THE SUNSETS
SARAH BETHE NELSON
THE GLOOMIES
Sonny & The Sunsets upcoming album, Moods Baby Moods, out 5/27 via Polyvinyl. Produced by Merrill Garbus (tUnE-yArDs)!
Jun
25
Sat
8:30 PM
SPECIAL DUTIES
POTATO PIRATES
REVOLT-CHIX • THE HATHCOCKS
Special Duties are a British punk rock band from Colchester, Essex.
Jun
26
Sun
6:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
PITY SEX
PWR BTTM
PETAL
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Jun
27
Mon
8:30 PM
INTERNATIONAL DIPSHIT
BITCHIN’ SEAHORSE
ZOMBIE BARBIE
support local music!
Jun
28
Tue
8:30 PM
THE HOLLOWS
G BURNS JUG BAND
SECOND COUSINS
The Hollows is a Brooklyn based roots-rock group of multi-instrumentalists; a freewheeling hootenanny of a band. A veritable junkyard of mandolins, banjos, guitars, accordions, horns & harmonicas!
Jun
29
Wed
8:30 PM
KATIE VON SCHLEICHER
WIMPS
New album 'Bleaksploitation,' out 4/22 via Ba Da Bing Records!
Jul
01
Fri
8:30 PM
GRIEVER
DAYS OF STRUGGLE
AGE OF COLLAPSE
Album release show for SD’s own heavy-duty bangers, Griever!!
Jul
02
Sat
8:30 PM
THE LOONS
THE SCHIZOPHONICS
THE GARGOYLES • DJs TONY THE TYGER & MATEO LONDRES
San Diego's most psychotic beat garage combo!
Jul
05
Tue
8:30 PM
DESTROYER OF LIGHT
BEIRA
GARTH ALGAR
"The perfect Sludge/Stoner/Doom Metal album for Halloween. " - The Sludgelord
Jul
08
Fri
8:30 PM
MARGARET GLASPY
SøREN JUUL
Margaret Glaspy's debut album "Emotions and Math" will be released 6/17 via ATO Records.
Jul
09
Sat
8:30 PM
ROYAL HEADACHE
TEENAGE BURRITOS
Royal Headache is an Australian punk rock and garage band from Sydney.
Jul
09
Sat
9:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Hideout 
BODY LANGUAGE
WILD & FREE
@ THE HIDEOUT (3519 El Cajon Blvd.) –– 21+
Jul
10
Sun
8:30 PM
NEW MADRID
JIMMY RUELAS
Athens psych pop outfit latest album, ’magnetkingmagnetqueen’ is out April 29th via New West Records!
Jul
12
Tue
8:30 PM
UNDERPASS
SOFT KILL
CRIME DESIRE • DRAA
Underpass is a new wave band from Olympia, WA
Jul
14
Thu
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ House Of Blues 
PINEGROVE
SPORTS
@ HOUSE OF BLUES (1055 5th Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Jul
14
Thu
8:30 PM
IDLEHANDS
A.J. FROMAN
DANI BELL AND THE TARANTIST
Jul
15
Fri
8:30 PM
88 FINGERS LOUIE
SIC WAITING
CASKITT • CASTOFF
Chicago punks 88 Fingers Louie… are BACK!
Jul
15
Fri
8:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ Ken Club 
THE FALCON (ft. Brendan Kelly, Dan Andriano, Neil Hennessy, Dave Hause)
THE COPYRIGHTS
SAM RUSSO • MIKEY ERG
@ KEN CLUB (4079 Adams Ave.) –– 21+
Jul
16
Sat
Jim Rao Fanclub Presents @ Soda Bar 
SKID MARKS
INFANT ADDICTS • SANTA CLAUS • SKAAL
FILNER HEADLOCK • TIKI TRONIC • VICIOUS MIDGETS • SOCIAL SPIT • COUSIN BOB • HORSEFLY • RE
The party kicks off at 4PM!
FREE
Jul
18
Mon
8:30 PM
ROCOCODE
+ guests
Rococode is the Vancouver, Canada based indie pop duo of Laura Smith and Andrew Braun.
Jul
19
Tue
8:00 PM
XIBALBA
DEHUMANIZED
DYSENTERY • WORLD OF PAIN
Pomona based hardcore / death metal band Xibalba is on Southern Lord Records!
Jul
20
Wed
8:30 PM
TACOCAT
+ guests
Tacocat’s third album, Lost Time is due out April 1st via Hardly Art.
Jul
20
Wed
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ House Of Blues 
LEMOLO
+ guests
@ HOUSE OF BLUES (1055 5th Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Jul
21
Thu
8:30 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
VINNIE CARUANA
+ guests
Vinnie is the frontman of The Movielife and I Am the Avalanche!
Jul
23
Sat
8:30 PM
THE VERIGOLDS
GARDEN ECHO
The Verigolds are a 4-piece California Alt/Psych/Folk Rock band from the beaches of San Diego, where the 60's meet the 21st century in a sonically pleasant parallel universe.
$10
Jul
24
Sun
8:30 PM
INTER ARMA
WITHERED
Formed in 2006, Inter Arma is one of the most talked about heavy bands to come out of Richmond, VA.
Jul
25
Mon
8:30 PM
BLACK MILK with live band Nat Turner
PARKER EDISON
Veteran rapper/producer Black Milk teams up with D.C.-based live band Nat Turner!
Jul
26
Tue
8:30 PM
HAPPY DIVING
GEM
QUALI
Happy Diving is an edgy alt-rock band from the Bay Area.
Jul
29
Fri
8:30 PM
THE MYSTERY LIGHTS
+ guests
The Mystery Lights are signed to Wick Records (a subsidiary of Daptone Records)!
Jul
31
Sun
8:30 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
C.W. STONEKING
+ guests
Christopher William "C.W." Stoneking is an Australian blues singer-songwriter, guitarist and banjo player. He has released three studio albums, King Hokum, Jungle Blues and Gon' Boogaloo, on his own King Hokum Records label.
Aug
01
Mon
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ House Of Blues 
EMILY KING
DAVID RYAN HARRIS
@ HOUSE OF BLUES (1055 5th Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Aug
07
Sun
8:00 PM
THE NIGHTOWLS
+ guests
The Nightowls is a soul band from Austin, TX... and they're really really good!
Aug
11
Thu
8:30 PM
MONOLORD
BEASTMAKER
SWEAT LODGE
Monolord is a Swedish sludge-doom band.
Aug
13
Sat
8:30 PM
FIRST HATE
GRAND PRIX
First Hate are a synth-pop duo from Copenhagen consisting of Anton Falck Gansted and Joakim Nørgaard.
Aug
14
Sun
8:00 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
RHETT MILLER
+ guests
Stewart Ransom Miller II, better-known as Rhett Miller, is the lead singer of the alternative country band Old 97's and a successful solo musician.
Aug
19
Fri
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
PARQUET COURTS
+ guests
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Aug
19
Fri
8:30 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ Belly Up 
GREGORY ALAN ISAKOV
+ guests
@ BELLY UP (143 S Cedros Ave.) –– 21+
Aug
20
Sat
7:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ The Irenic 
TURNOVER
TRIATHALON
@ THE IRENIC (3090 Polk Ave.) –– ALL AGES
Sep
02
Fri
8:00 PM
The Party’s Over, La Escalera, Muy Autentico Presents 
AWESOME FEST X
Awesome Fest is a three-day live music festival of intentionally limited scale aimed at showcasing the diversity, intensity & beauty of DIY punk music. 3-day passes onsale May 13th!
$50 wk/passes
Sep
03
Sat
8:00 PM
The Party’s Over, La Escalera, Muy Autentico Presents 
AWESOME FEST X
Awesome Fest is a three-day live music festival of intentionally limited scale aimed at showcasing the diversity, intensity & beauty of DIY punk music. 3-day passes onsale May 13th!
$50 wk/passes
Sep
04
Sun
8:00 PM
The Party’s Over, La Escalera, Muy Autentico Presents 
AWESOME FEST X
Awesome Fest is a three-day live music festival of intentionally limited scale aimed at showcasing the diversity, intensity & beauty of DIY punk music. 3-day passes onsale May 13th!
$50 wk/passes
Sep
08
Thu
8:00 PM
Soda Bar + CS Presents @ Music Box 
TR/ST & COLD CAVE
@ MUSIC BOX SD (1337 India St.) –– 18+
Sep
09
Fri
8:30 PM
WORK DRUGS
SATCHMODE
Work Drugs is a Philadelphia based sedative-wave/smooth-fi group fronted by Thomas Crystal and Benjamin Louisiana.
Sep
18
Sun
8:00 PM
Casbah Presents @ Soda Bar 
HIGHASAKITE
+ guests
Highasakite is an indie pop and indie rock band originating from Norway.
Sep
24
Sat
8:30 PM
PIEBALD
+ guests
You’re Part Of It 2016 Tour !!!
Oct
01
Sat
8:30 PM
STEVE GUNN AND THE OUTLINERS
NAP EYES
New album 'Eyes On The Lines' comes out June 3 on Matador.
Nov
27
Sun
8:30 PM
SKINNY LISTER
+ guests
Skinny Lister is a six piece British folk band, based in London performing mostly original compositions.
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