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

  • Skinlab

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

  • Riff Raff

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

  • Barishi and Ether Coven

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

  • Vader and Abysmal Dawn

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

  • Danko Jones and Junkyard

    Wednesday, February 5, 8:00 p.m.

  • The 69 Eyes

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

  • Lords of Acid

    Sunday, March 15, 8:00 p.m.

  • Insomnium and Omnium Gatherum

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

  • 3TEETH and Carnifex

    Thursday, April 16, 8:00 p.m.

  • Rotting Christ and WolfHeart

    Saturday, April 18, 8:00 p.m.

  • Swallow the Sun and Infected Rain

    Monday, May 18, 8:00 p.m.

  • The Flatliners

    Friday, May 22, 8:00 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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