By: Lara McCaffrey

Ty Segall kicks off his tour with his band the Muggers at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, Soft Lions play a locals night at Soda Bar and Andy Rourke from the Smiths plays another DJ set at the Hideout!

Wednesday, January 13 – Ty Segall – Belly Up Tavern
Ty’s newest album Emotional Mugger has been shrouded in mystery! The record was sent to music journalists on a VHS tape accompanied by a press release in the form of an absurdist poem. ListenSD is excited to figure out what this prolific garage rocker is keeping secret Wednesday night at the Belly Up! More info.

Friday, January 15 – Soft Lions, Gloomsday, Mint Field – Soda Bar
Locals only! Soft Lions are a three piece playing moody psych rock with some Riot Grrl influences. They’re joined by fellow San Diegans Gloomsday and Mint Field. Got $6? Then you got yourself a great concert! More info.

Saturday, January 16 – Andy Rourke DJ set – The Hideout
Did you miss Andy Rourke, bassist for the Smiths, last time he DJed the Hideout? Even if you don’t like dancing, it’s worth coming out to see a legend! DJ Saul Q will spin some records and Jon Blaj of Kiss and Make Up will get the party started. More info.

Sunday, January 17 – Christian Death – Soda Bar
This deathrock band that started in 1979 has gone through many lineup changes and tumultuous life events. Last year in March, they announced a new album The Root of All Evilution. The Maension and Sleep Money will open with DJ Heather Hardcore DJing between sets. More info.

Sunday, January 17 – DeVotchKa – Belly Up Tavern
You might know them as the band that scored most of the Little Miss Sunshine soundtrack! Based out of Denver, Colorado, DeVotchKa plays a mix of gypsy rock and cabaret. More info.