By: Lara McCaffrey

Choose wisely this Friday! Three killer San Diego shows are going on: Damien Jurado at the Casbah, Titus Andronicus at the Ché Café and the Garden at Til Two presented by ListenSD and Bujwah. Personally, we think you should go to Til Two with us but we’re kinda biased. ;p


Wednesday, May 18

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – Soda Bar
That band name is a mouthful–try to say that three times fast! King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard is a psych rock band out of Australia known for energetic performances and their prolific songwriting. More info.


Wednesday, May 18

Geographer – The Loft at UCSD
We’re very pleased that Geographer visits San Diego so frequently! Their dreamy indie rock songs and Michael Deni’s pitch perfect vocals make us swoon. More info.


Friday, May 20

ListenSD & Bujwah present: The Garden, Some Kind of Lizard, Shady Francos, The Monsoon – Til Two Club
ListenSD and our buddies Bujwah are back at it again with another siq show! The Garden, a punk band from Orange County, will headline with Shady Francos, Some Kind of Lizard and the Monsoon opening. More info.


Friday, May 20

Damien Jurado – Casbah
He’s a singer/songwriter from Seattle Washington that plays mellow indie rock music. Jurado’s latest album is Visions of Us on the Land out on Secretly Canadian. More info.


Friday, May 20

Titus Andronicus, La Sera – Ché Café Collective
Titus Andronicus is the name of a tragic play by William Shakespeare AND also a punk/indie rock band from New Jersey formed in 2005. They play with La Sera, the musical project of ex Vivian Girl Katy Goodman and her hubby, Todd Wisenbaker. More info.


Saturday, May 21

Mrs Magician, The Sess, The Gloomies – Soda Bar
San Diego’s own Mrs. Magician has been putting out some new music lately and embarking on a tour very soon! See them off with San Diego legends, the Sess. See the San Diego Reader’s interview with them last year here. More info.


Sunday, May 22

Nada Surf – Irenic
Remember their hit “Popular”? This alt rock band just dropped their eighth studio album, You Know Who You Are, this past March. More info.