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  • Type: Bar
  • Where: 2501 Kettner Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101
  • When: 1994 - Unknown
Sceneroller, The Casbah (San Diego), Bar, San Diego, California, 92101
About This Venue

The Casbah has been open since 1989. Its first location (pictured left) had a legal capacity of 75 and hosted such bands as: Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Lemonheads, The Jesus Lizard, and Rocket From The Crypt. In the beginning of '94 we moved just down the road to our larger, plusher quarters and the rest is history. Our "new" location has a capacity of 200+, there is an enclosed smoking patio, a back room featuring pool tables, pinball, the classic video game Galaga, and a full bar. There is also a music room with a full bar and a state-of-the-art 24 channel Yamaha, JBL, QSC, Crest sound system. Some of the bands that have played at our current location include: Boss Hog, Alanis Morissette, Morphine, the Amps, The Breeders, Elastica, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Royal Crown Revue, Supersuckers, Ben Harper, Liz Phair, G Love & Special Sauce, Social Distortion, The Cult, and local acts such as Rocket From The Crypt, fluf, Drive Like Jehu, Three Mile Pilot, Creedle, the Rugburns, Tanner, Blackheart Procession, etc.. The Casbah features live music at least 6, often 7 nights a week with cover charges usually varying from "$0 to $10". Patrons must be 21 with a valid ID. Our hours are 8:30pm-2am.

brrelocated from 2812 Kettner Blvd in 1994
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