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San Diego Music and Nightlife

The Casbah

The Casbah is a San Diego music venue that's well-loved for its small atmosphere, cheap drinks and solid line-up of indie and alternative rock bands.

There are certain experience-enhancing amenities—great music, tasty food and plenty of refreshing beer—that pretty much guarantee a good time.
After being cajoled to return to the studio in 1992, Damon & Naomi (their preferred stage names) went on to release their debut album as a duo, More Sad Hits. Since...
...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead's list of album releases is just shy the length of their name, but this (recently trimmed down) quartet hailing from...
Touring in support of the new album Arabia Mountain, The Black Lips are no stranger to playing the Casbah or even large festivals like FYF Fest. But Thursday night...
With the release of their sophomore album, Safari Disco Club. French dance-pop trio, Yelle embarked on a recent tour of North America that brought them through The...
British Sea Power is a U.K. rock group from Brighton, England that was formed by brothers Scott Wilkinson (Yan) and Neil Wilkinson (Hamilton.) The band has released...
Fresh off a slew of performances at this year’s SXSW Music Festival, Brooklyn’s Callers and Baltimore’s Wye Oak filled the Tuesday night bill at The Casbah in Little Italy.
Friday night brought national touring acts Braids and Asobi Seksu through San Diego, where both bands performed at The Casbah in Little Italy on their way to the South by Sou
The package tour of Telekinesis and The Love Language hit Casbah last Friday, showcasing indie songwriters from opposite ends of the country with their live touring bands.
Captured at The Casbah's 20th anniversary, this music video gives you a taste of what Three Mile Pilot (sometimes referred to as 3MP) sounds like. The San...
In August of 1994, Seattle's Sub Pop Records released Bakesale, the seventh album by Massachusetts-based band Sebadoh. Consisting of founding member (and former...
There are so many sides to this city's music scene, if you but open your eyes a bit you'll find them. I have a thing for bands fronted by piano players, but they...
Saturday night and I'm feeling all right, going to see some friends tonight. Off to the venerable Casbah for an evening of good times. There are not very many local...

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