April 15, 2024
The Casbah has been a fixture on the San Diego music scene since 1989. Photograph credit score: @CasbahMusic by way of Fb

The Casbah is marking a giant anniversary in January and exhibits are promoting out quick.

“This month the Casbah celebrates 35 years with unimaginable locals, touring acts, and a few reunions of previous favorites,” the venue posted on Instagram.

Child Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds on Sunday comply with the sold-out present with El Ten Eleven and Optiganally Yours.

On Monday there’s the free Bowie Birthday Bash, in honor of the late rock icon, adopted by native troubadours Sutton James & the Best Metropolis Band, with Jesse Lamonaca and Justin John Rodriguez, on Wednesday and  Neil Hamburger on Thursday.

Exhibits already offered out for the celebration month embody Jan. 12 and 13 dates for the Dragons, Uncle Joe’s Massive Ol’ Driver and Alvino & the Dwells and Jan. 14 with the Beat Farmers and Cadillac Hearse.

The venue is that includes 35-year anniversary merchandise, designed by Shepard Fairey, together with tees, tanks, hoodies and mugs.

The Casbah opened in 1989 in a smaller location with a authorized capability of 75. But vital bands handed by means of, equivalent to Nirvana, the Smashing Pumpkins and the Lemonheads.

5 years later, they moved to their long-time residence at 2501 Kettner Blvd. The bigger house has a capability of greater than 200, with an enclosed patio and a again room that includes a pool desk, cubicles and a full bar.

Scores of artists have performed there, protecting a mess of genres and eras, from the White Stripes, Loss of life Cab for Cutie and Basement Jaxx to Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, the Raveonettes and Liz Phair.