Brick by Brick

The Brick first saw life as a club called the Spirit of ’76, named for the year it opened: 1976. The Spirit was the main night spot in pre-indie rock San Diego, where bands that wrote their own music could get stage time. And, it was considered a boost to one’s standing among such local musicians to merit a mention in one of Spirit founder Jerry Herrera’s self-penned Reader adverts. It became Brick by Brick in 1995 and after, the rock got harder: Thin Lizzy played there, as have Blue Oyster Cult, Megadeth, Uli Jon Roth, Zac Brown Band, and, if memory serves, the late Wendy O. Williams.

Upcoming Events

  • The Grindmother and Pissed Regardless

    Thursday, March 30, 8:00 p.m.

  • Nashville Pussy and Zeke

    Friday, March 31, 8:00 p.m.

  • Andever, A Hero Within, Everything Undone

    Sunday, April 2, 8:00 p.m.

  • Metal Mondays

    Monday, April 3, 8:30 p.m.

  • Jackyl

    Tuesday, April 4, 8:00 p.m.

  • Mac Sabbath and Metalachi

    Wednesday, April 5, 7:00 p.m.

  • Good Riddance and Screw 32

    Friday, April 14, 8:00 p.m.

  • Up the Irons and Blackout

    Saturday, April 15, 8:00 p.m.

  • Horisont

    Thursday, April 20, 8:00 p.m.

  • Trap Them and Call of the Void

    Friday, April 21, 8:00 p.m.

  • Asphyx, Extremity, Gravehill

    Tuesday, April 25, 8:00 p.m.

  • Richie Kotzen and Points North

    Wednesday, April 26, 7:00 p.m.

  • Intronaut, Bell Witch, Cloven

    Friday, April 28, 8:00 p.m.

  • Metal Mondays

    Monday, May 1, 8:30 p.m.

  • The Bastards

    Saturday, May 13, 7:00 p.m.

  • Evergrey and Seven Kingdoms

    Sunday, May 14, 7:00 p.m.

  • Iron Maidens, Symbolic, Seventrain

    Saturday, May 20, 7:00 p.m.

  • Vader and Internal Bleeding

    Wednesday, June 7, 7:00 p.m.

  • L.A. Guns, Murder of Five, Rattz

    Saturday, June 10, 7:00 p.m.

  • Hed PE and Albert the Cannibal

    Sunday, June 11, 7:00 p.m.

  • Last in Line

    Saturday, July 15, 7:00 p.m.

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The closed venue has announced it will reopen, with a slate of upcoming concerts including Corrosion of Conformity, Fuel, the Burning of Rome, PHILM featuring Dave Lombardo, and Drum Wars: An Evening with Vinny & Carmine Appice.

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