Ain’t love grand? Roger and Sara Morrison sure think so — the San Diego lovebirds are about to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary on February 20th.
Whereas most couples would mark the milestone with a quiet dinner or one of those boxes of chocolate with too many nutty things and not enough caramel ones inside, the Morrisons have something much cooler in mind: a show at the Casbah.
Celebrating their anniversary at the Casbah might seem like a flight of fancy, but the decision was no accident. In what might have been the coolest wedding of all time, the Morrisons were actually married at the historic San Diego venue. (Did Lady Dottie and the Diamonds play your wedding? We didn’t think so.) You can read Sign On San Diego’s heartwarming account of the rock and roll nuptials here.
Tickets for the February 20 show are $5, and can be purchased at the door. True love sold separately.
On Friday, the veterans of Mr. Tube and the Flying Objects assembled at Soda Bar to show the crowd how it’s done. The band is comprised of an impressive lineup of San Diego ringers, whose other projects reportedly* include Black Heart Procession, Bartenders Bible, Goodbye Blue Monday, Lumps, The Album Leaf, The Hot Moon, Regressions, Ugly Casanova, Three Mile Pilot, Lady Dottie and the Diamonds, Canaveral, Manuok, Sara Lov, Via Satellite, Milestone, John Meeks, Comfortable For You, MNML, Butch Wax Duo, and 7th Day Buskers. Fronted by Pall Jenkins, the supergroup played with a relaxed skill that conveyed its talent and experience. You can check out photos of the show below.
Toronto rock throng Broken Social Scene will be bringing their amiable brand of baroque pop to the House of Blues this Friday. Those following the antics of the prolific Canucks over the past year know that there have been two “Broken Social Scene Presents” solo albums so far, Kevin Drew’s Spirit If… and Brendan Canning’s Something For All Of Us.
The folks behind the annual Southern Comfort Music Experience, to be held in the Ace Parking Lot at the corner of Imperial and Park this Saturday, have finally seen fit to declassify its set times. A five dollar “donation” grants you access to the event and its eleven musical acts.