Sounds Like San Diego: April 17

Via NBC San Diego

Photo by Scott Dudelson/Getty Images for Coachella

By Rosemary Bystrak

Over the weekend, I made sure to tune into hours and hours of Coachella performances between live radio broadcasts and the stream on YouTube, and of all the sets I saw, the one that gave me the most FOMO was David Byrne. I completely regret not getting tickets to either of his San Diego shows, particularly tonight with Perfume Genius opening. Byrne plays all of the old Talking Heads songs you want to hear, and peppers the set with newer material as well. There are few musicians whose careers or so lengthy and sustaining while staying relevant and timely. I'm totally kicking myself. Other Coachella artists in town tonight, also with sold-out shows, are Kali Uchis at the Observatory North Park and Miguel at Humphreys. If you're not holding tickets, Boogarins headline Casbah tonight, Hey Ocean! get things lively at Soda Bar, and NPR Tiny Desk Concert winners (and one of SoundDiego's Coachella undercards to watch) Tank and the Bangas play the Belly Up.

Tuesday, April 17:

David Byrne, Perfume Genius @ San Diego Civic Theatre
Kali Uchis @ The Observatory North Park (SOLD OUT)
Miguel, SiR, Nonchalant Savant @ Humphreys Concerts by the Bay (SOLD OUT)
Boogarins, the Kabbs, Takahashi @ Casbah
Hey Ocean!, Beginners, Coral Bells @ Soda Bar
Tank and the Bangas, the Seshen @ Belly Up
Tim Pyles presents Mortar, Know the Ending, Steeltoe @ The Merrow
T Is for Techno @ Blonde
Michele Lundeen @ Humphreys Backstage Live
Sole & Paperback, PVC, Stuntdouble & Tenshun, DJ Willy Guttz @ Til-Two Club
Sneaky Pete & the Secret Weapons @ Winston's (9:30 p.m.)
Open Mic hosted by Bobo Czarnowski
True Bass Tuesdays with DJ Ramsey & Raji Rabbit @ The Office
Joe Robinson @ Crossroads, House of Blues (FREE)
DJ Lexicon Devil @ Pour House
Lyrical Exchange Open Mic @ Queen Bee's
Alborosie & the Shengen Clan, the Originators, DJ Stepwise @ Music Box
Open Mic Night House Concert Series hosted by Ash Foster @ El Dorado

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