Rocket launches a series of cover singles this holiday season.
  • Rocket launches a series of cover singles this holiday season.
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Seaweed and Gravel

144 N. Coast Highway 101, Leucadia

Blues-rocker Laurel Sorenson will debut her See What You Got EP with a free all-ages concert on December 20 at Seaweed and Gravel, an Encinitas motorcycle/vintage clothing/surf shop. Attendees are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Community Resource Center Holiday Baskets.

The Casbah

2501 Kettner Boulevard, Little Italy

Famous former neighbor Rosie Flores, who can be heard on a new tribute album, Rockin’ Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White, will appear at the Casbah on December 22 with El Vez.

New this month is a tour documentary from pop-punkers Pierce the Veil, This Is a Wasteland, featuring concert footage shot this year on tour and scenes filmed in their San Diego practice studio.

There’s a new full-length from D.P.I., headed up by former Wastrels frontman Joshy Wastrel.

Rocket From the Crypt fans can snag several new limited-edition vinyl singles that were released on each night of their recent UK/Ireland tour, covering tracks by bands from each city. Each night, one single-sided seven-inch disc was made available at their merchandise stall, many featuring San Diego guest players such as Ben Moore and Joe Guevara.

Though most of the singles have surfaced online as MP3s, collectors are already paying up to 50 bucks apiece for vinyl editions such as “My Blues Away” (Boomtown Rats), “Shy Fly” (Status Quo), “Baker Street” (Gerry Rafferty), “Love Is Lies” (Buzzcocks), “In League with Satan” (Venom), and Red Lorry Yellow Lorry’s “Spinning Round.”

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