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San Diego Music: Picks of the Week

Purity Ring, Handsome Furs and Awesome Fest!

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With the last week of summer upon us, SanDiego.com has taken the liberty to comb through San Diego’s concert calendar to find the best shows in town this week, including a detailed guide to the 5th Annual Awesome Fest 2011.

FM 94/9 and the Anti-Monday League kick off the week at The Casbah with Staring At The Sun Vol. 9 Featuring Neon Cough, Death on Mars, with Scott Mathiasen and SO3 in the Atari Lounge. (FREE) 2501 Kettner Blvd.

So Say We All & Sideshow Comedy Present: One Hour with Kyle Ray. Known for his engaging Comic-Con videos as retired commercial airline pilot Bob Stencil - Kyle Ray is a regular at The La Jolla Comedy Store and has 1 hour to do with as he pleases on the Soda Bar stage.  (FREE) 3615 El Cajon Blvd.

If you can’t stand that alternative comedy, head over Winston’s in Ocean Beach to catch Phish cover band, The Squirming Coils. (NO COVER) 1921 Bacon St.

Soda Bar keeps booking grade A shows with current “it” band and Pitchfork “flava of the month” Purity Ring. This is the band’s first show in San Diego so make sure to hit this up so you can tell all your friends you were there from the very beginning. Featuring White Apple Tree and Kuhrye-oo ($8) 3615 El Cajon Blvd.



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