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THE FRESH & ONLYS / THEE OHSEES

Crap. That was a fun show last night.

San Diego was blessed by two most excellent bands: The Fresh & Onlys and Thee Oh Sees. In addition, it will go down in the history books as our good bud Brian Carver of Christmas Island filled in on guitar for The F&Os. In one word:

sparkle - http://www.sparklee.com

If you live here and you missed it -- well woof. The show was at Bar Pink which hosts a number of FREE shows each month. The drinks are cheap and it seems to be the best venue for touring bands to play ($$$$). Oh and John Reis owns it.

Case in point: Tyvek played last Friday. I happened to grab some photos with my cell phone. Sorry for the bad quality -- 'tis the Future, man.

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Upcoming FREE Show:

SUNDAY:
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, THEE MAKEOUT PARTY, PERSONAL AND THE PIZZAS* @ The Soda Bar
*Free pizza / catered by Luigi's Pizza

Free your mind.

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