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    Thursday 5/23/02

    Colin Young-Wolff

    UCSD’s percussion ensemble, Red Fish Blue Fish, will be performing at the Mandeville Recital Hall in the Mandeville Center. The show starts at 8 p.m. Admission is $3 for faculty and students and general admission is $5. Call (858) 534-4830 for more information. Look to the article on page 9 for more.

    Jazz up your life. The Charlie Hunter Quintet will be at the Belly-Up Tavern. Charlie Hunter is an accomplished guitar player who has the amazing ability to play bass parts and guitar parts on his seven- and eight-string guitars. Expect the jazz to be smooth and improvisations to be hot. Tickets for the show are $12 and the show starts at 9 p.m.

    Friday 5/23/02

    Former Alice in Chains guitarist and vocalist Jerry Cantrell will perform his solo material at 4th & B. His new album, “”Degradation Trip,”” is slated to be released this summer. In light of the recent passing of Alice in Chains front man Layne Staley, the show should be an emotional performance. Tickets are $20 and $25 on the day of the show. The gig starts at 8 p.m.

    Nostalgia is in the air. Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh is joined by Allman Brother guitarist Jimmy Herring and others at the San Diego State Open Air Theatre. Tickets start at $35.25 and the show starts at 6 p.m.

    Growing out of the roots of Los Angeles punk band X, The Knitters take the X sound and twist it around with the country-esque twang of Hank Williams. The Knitters will be at The Casbah tonight and tomorrow night. Both shows start at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20.

    Stay on campus and go to the Che Cafe to watch American Tragedy, Anodyne, Caligari, and Light the Fuse and Run in action. Tickets to the show are $8 and the show starts at 8 p.m. The show is all-ages. Go to http://www.checafe.com for more information.

    Saturday 5/25/02

    Flamboyant clothes, a deep, distinctive voice and a great reggae band adds up to Eek-A-Mouse at the Belly-Up Tavern. Tickets are $15 and the show starts at 9:15 p.m.

    Listen to some indie and punk rock with The Locust, The Red Light Sting and Othrelm at the Che Cafe. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are only $5. The show is all-ages. Point to http://www.checafe.com for all the information.

    For a taste of a wide variety of reggae, cruise over to the One Love Festival at the Open Air Theatre at San Diego State University. Toots & the Maytals, Luciano and Israel Vibration are among the groups that will be there to entertain. Tickets start at $21 and the show starts at 6 p.m.

    Rock at the Y. Yellowcard, Nerf Herder and No Motiv headline the Punk Rock Prom at the Palomar YMCA in Escondido. Tickets are only $9.99 and a portion of the proceeds benefit the YMCA. It’s great music for a good cause. The show starts at 6 p.m.

    Sunday 5/26/02

    Goth rock at its best: Peter Murphy, former front man of Bauhaus, will be at ‘Canes Bar & Grill to entertain the gothed out masses. Tickets start at $22.50 and the show starts at 8 p.m.

    There is plenty of indie and punk rock to be heard at the Che Cafe. Gameface, Counterfit, Time Spent Driving, Monee, and Ex-Number Five will perform. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $5. Head to http://www.checafe.com to learn more.

    Wednesday 5/29/02

    The always-eclectic and unique Elvis Costello has been able to keep his music fresh for years. He is touring to support his latest album, “”When I Was Cruel.”” Tickets for his Copley Symphony Hall show start at $45 and the show starts at 8 p.m.

    Jethro Tull has had a major impact on many artists throughout the years. Front man Ian Anderson has held onto his flute since 1968 and has created popular albums such as “”Thick as a Brick,”” “”Benefit,”” and “”Aqualung.”” Tull will be at The Park at Viejas Outlet Center. Tickets are $60 for this music icon and the show starts at 8 p.m.

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