Look to the Hiatus Calendar for events in and around UCSD.
All tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster by calling (619) 220-8497 or by going to http://www.ticketmaster.com, unless otherwise noted.
Tuesday, Sept. 18
You only have to travel to The Park at Viejas Outlet Center to watch Chicago perform. The show starts at 8 p.m. The band performs again Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the same location. Tickets are a painful $50 but at least you don’t have to go to Chicago, right? (619) 659-2077 will get you the info you need.
Vocalist Lila Brown-Smith with Myron Ross on drums, Dave Milard on sax and flute, Bob Boss on the guitar, Ben Wanicur on bass, and Roy Gonsalez on percussion will be at Dizzy’s from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cover is $8. Call (858) 279-7467 for more information.
Indie-rock group Bahamadia will be at ‘Canes Bar & Grill. The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call Canes for more information at (858) 488-9690.
Wednesday, Sept. 19
Los Angeles-based Buckcherry will perform at ‘Canes Bar & Grill. The group has been playing hard and aggressive rock since 1995 and have a new release titled “”Time Bomb.”” Tickets are $10. For more information dial (858) 488-9690.
Punk band Dewey Defeats Truman will headline at The Casbah. Woke Up Falling, The Landslide, and The Dempsey Project will support. The show starts at 8:30 p.m. Call The Casbah for details at (619) 232-4355.
Thursday, Sept. 20
Jazz fusion group Spyro Gyra reached its peak in the late 1970s but it’s still hot at Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay. Tickets start at $33 and the show starts at 7 p.m. You can buy tickets at http://www.humphreysbythebay.com
New York City quartet Clem Snide might be the new sound of country. Named after a William S. Burroughs character, the group is here at The Casbah to show off its alt-country sound. The show starts at 8:30 p.m. Call The Casbah for details at (619) 232-4355.
Friday Sept. 21
The DJs and Vinylphiles Club present its first event of the year, Hop on Pop, in the Price Center Ballroom. The event is free to UCSD students. DJs will spin house, trance and drum ‘n’ bass. Hop on Pop starts at 8 p.m. and ends at 1 a.m. Log on to http://djclub.ucsd.edu for more information.
Crooked Fingers is the project of Archers of Loaf guitarist and vocalist, Eric Bachmann. He plays The Casbah at 8:30 p.m. Lo-fi production and electronic atmospherics color the sound. Jack’s Broken Heart and Jim White will also perform. The Casbah has all the details, (619) 232-4355.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy pushed its way into the music world when swing and rockabilly hit it big. Even though swing isn’t the thing these days, you can still catch them at Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay. You can buy tickets and get more information at http://www.humphreysbythebay.com
Saturday, Sept. 22
The Embrooks from Britain will entertain you with a retro 1960s sound at The Casbah at 9 p.m. Local bands, The Loons and The Lories will play too. DJs will perform all styles of music to round out the evening. Cover is $8. Call The Casbah for more information at (619) 232-4355.
Sunday, Sept. 23
After the death of TSOL drummer Todd Barnes in 1999, the band eventually reunited with a new set of band members but the same Orange County punk sound. It has been involved in the O.C. punk scene since the early 1980s. TSOL will play ‘Canes Bar & Grill at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 and you can call (858) 488-9690 for more information.
Monday, Sept. 24
Danilo Perez and the Motherland Project will fill the Neurosciences Institute Auditorium with traditional and Latin jazz. The performance begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $23. Call (858) 454-5872 for more information.
Tuesday, Sept. 25
Would you walk 500 miles for The Proclaimers? Well, you don’t have to. They will perform at ‘Canes Bar & Grill at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call (858) 488-9690 for information.
Wednesday, Sept. 26
The incomparable Janet Jackson performs at the San Diego Sports Arena to promote her most recent release, “”All for You.”” The title track is No. 1 on the singles chart. Prepare to get nasty with Janet at 7:30 p.m. There are still tickets on sale, starting at $34.75