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

  • Marty Friedman

    Wednesday, January 23, 8:00 p.m.

  • Primitive Man and Cave Bastard

    Friday, January 25, 8:00 p.m.

  • Corrosion of Conformity and Crowbar

    Saturday, January 26, 8:00 p.m.

  • Tony MacAlpine and Taz Taylor

    Sunday, January 27, 8:00 p.m.

  • Lords Of Acid and Orgy

    Saturday, February 23, 8:00 p.m.

  • Red Dragon Cartel and Taz Taylor

    Tuesday, February 26, 8:00 p.m.

  • Monolord

    Friday, April 19, 8:00 p.m.

  • Flotsam and Jetsam

    Friday, June 14, 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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