Monday, December 04, 2006

Things To Do: Week of Monday, December 4, 2006

Until bands get better at promoting themselves, my listings will be incomplete, but here's what I've got so far for tonight and the week ahead:


  • Tralala & The Lord Henry @ Beauty Bar (2nd to last Poprocks) $5
  • Amos Lee and Mindy Smith @ Belly Up (I have a plus one if anyone wants to come along)
  • Tonight's "free shit": Art Opening @ Twiggs (Park Blvd). Art by Veronica Gonzalez, Performance by Aryn Grusin, 7-10pm. Complimentary Wine & Snacks.


  • Public Enemy In Store: Chuck D & Flava Flav @ M-Theory 5pm
  • Public Enemy & The Banned @ HoB
  • Sus Hijos, the Hot One, School of Rock @ Casbah
  • Between the Lines @ RT's Longboards (PB)
  • Inaugural Night of Ken Club Karaoke, hosted by Tony.
  • Non Music Listing: If you are on the liberal spectrum politically, come join me at Carl's Banquet Hall @ 2850 El Cajon Blvd for a meeting. The meeting will discuss's political agenda for 2007 and 2008 and discuss how to get the new House and Senate to adopt a more progressive agenda. 7pm.


  • The Faint & Ratatat @ 4th & B. Final payback for waiting in the eternal line at the Casbah last week. Sold Out otherwise.
  • Roman Numerals, Lowcloudcover, Lanterns @ San Diego Sports Club for Pussy Galore
  • Murphy's Law, 12-Cent, Gizzards @ Zombie Lounge (bring food for the grill 8-10pm)
  • Your 933 Holiday Show @ iPayOne
  • Non Music Listing: Crave Party @ Stingaree (boutique shopping, models, facials, etc.) $15- not my thing but maybe it's yours...


  • The Little Ones w/Small Sins @ House of Blues Sidestage. (3 of the members of The Little Ones are from San Diego! Don't miss this set...their EP is getting rave reviews. Catch them before their full album release in '07. Check them as artist of the day at Spin.Com) (doors 9:30, show @ 10pm)
  • Free shit: The Donkeys & Ilya @ TNT (Museum of Contemporary Art, Downtown) 7-10p
  • Love Motor @ The Ken Club
  • A Week's Worth & Micromaniacs @ Canes (8pm)
  • The Modlins, Secret Apollo, & Static Halo @ SDSC $5
  • Aimee Mann's Christmas Show @ Belly Up
  • Ziggy Marley & Skye @ 4th and B (Skye is the original vocalist for Morcheeba)

  • Old Man Hands and Bartender's Bible @ The Whistle Stop
  • ¡Society!, Fifty on Their Heels, Qu'est Que'Cest, Mayan Kings @ Beauty Bar
  • Primus and Gogol Bordello @ Rimac Arena
  • Electric Frankenstein, The Fabulous Rudies, ADHD & The Widows @ The Ken Club
  • Lowcloudcover, Ghost of California, Starcrossed @ Scolari's
  • The Infants, The Utah Country Swillers, & Dead as Dillinger @ Zombie Lounge
  • Star 94.1 Jingle Ball
  • Free shit: South Park Winter Walkabout, 6-10pm. Visit several retailers for specials, sales, snacks, and beverages.
  • And where I'll be: The Pastorela at the Old Globe


  • FM 94/9 Holiday Hootenanny @ Rimac featuring Modest Mouse, The Shins, Pete Yorn and Silversun Pickups. Don't forget, doors are at there early! It's sold out and its General Admission...
  • Vinyl Radio & Sirens Sister @ Beauty Bar
  • Buckfast Superbee, Spell Toronto, & The Fascination @ The Casbah
  • Tiltwheel, Lazerwolf, and Thunderbolt @ The Ken Club
  • HiLites, Rice Rockit, and Manganista @ Squid Joe's
  • Some Girls, Fast Forward, Grand Ole Party @ Epicentre
  • Slightly Stoopid w/ Pepper @ 4th and B
  • Dub Dance Party @ Habitat (1008 21st Street. Food and Drinks provided. )
  • Free shit: Mission Bay Parade of Lights, 7pm
  • Also: There is an open call for "college looking" people for Veronica Mars, held at the Stu Segal studios on Ruffin Road. Check it out here.

OK, that's as far out as I'll go for now... catch you all out on the town.

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