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  • Writer's pictureJarnard Sutton

Nardcast Concert Picks: September 21 - 27

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Here are a few concerts happening this week that you don't want to miss.

Cocorosie - Tuesday

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With their new album "Heartache City" out and a small tour to support it, sister-duo Cocorosie will bring their unique blend of folk, experimental and hip-hop to Belly Up.

8 p.m. Tuesday. Belly Up Tavern, 143 S Cedros Avenue, Solana Beach. $25. Ages 21 and up. (858) 481-8140 or

Future Islands - Tuesday and Wednesday

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Baltimore-based synthpop band Future Islands will provide two nights of upbeat tunes to dance to at Observatory North Park. The three-piece pop stars gained most of their success from their third studio album "Singles." The album's lead single, "Seasons (Waiting on You)," was performed on "The Late Show with David Letterman," which became an internet success and gathered over a million views.

7 p.m. Tuesday and 8 p.m. Wednesday. The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Avenue, North Park. $22.50. All Ages on Tuesday and Ages 21 and up on Wednesday. (619) 239-8836 or

Foo Fighters - Thursday

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After performing a private Belly Up show, the boys of alternative rock, Foo Fighters, will return to San Diego to perform their fan-favorite tunes at Sleep Train Amphitheatre. The Grammy Award-winning rockers are on tour in support of their eighth studio album, "Sonic Highways."

7 p.m. Thursday. Sleep Train Amphitheatre, 2050 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista. $78 - $1,753. (619) 671-3500 or

Three Chamber Heart - Thursday

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Ramona-based three-piece rock band Three Chamber Heart will open up with a night of powerful tunes at Brick by Brick.

8 p.m. Thursday. Brick by Brick, 1130 Buenos Ave., Morena. $8 in adv and $10 day of. Ages 21 and up. (619) 276-3990 or

The Coathangers - Friday

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Atlanta-based all-female alternative rock band The Coathangers will rattle the hinges at the Casbah. The Coathangers are known for their sarcastic lyrics, gaining attention from their fourth studio album, "Suck My Shirt."

8:30 p.m. Friday. Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Middletown. $12. Ages 21 and up. (619) 232-4355 or

Adams Avenue Street Fair - Saturday and Sunday

110 musical acts will perform on eight stages during the 34th Annual Adams Avenue Street Fair. Headlining artists includes The Rugburns, The Wailing Souls, “The Stray Cat” Lee Rocker, Kid Ramos & the 44’s, HoneyHoney, Stranger, Steve Poltz and the Creepy Creeps. This two-day free event includes beer gardens, carnival rides, food and art booths.

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Adams Avenue, Normal Heights. Free or $17 for VIP. All Ages. (619) 282-7329 or

San Diego Blues Fest - Saturday and Sunday

The San Diego Blues Festival returns to the Embarcadero Marina Park North for two days of soul-soothing blues music. This festival will include two stages and 18 musical performances featuring James Cotton, Booker T Jones, Marcia Ball, Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials and many others.

All proceeds benefit the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank.

Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Embarcadero Marina Park North, 400 Kettner Blvd., San Diego. $25 - $200. All Ages. (858) 863-5142 or

Just in Case - Saturday

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San Diego punk band Just In Case will rattle the hinges at 710 Beach Club. San Diego rock band Arson Academy and San Diego punk band PunchCard will also rattle the hinges.

9 p.m. Saturday. 710 Beach Club & Grill, 710 Garnet Avenue, Pacific Beach. (858) 483-7844

Let us know what shows you're excited about?

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