Friday, Weatherbox, Future Crooks, Big Bad Buffalo, and Kids are at the Stronghold; the Routine, Taurus Authority and AJ Froman take over Soda Bar; Glass Spells, Shady Francos, Flaggs, Tape Waves, Kooties and Spoken Word are at the Merrow; San Diego Freakout presents Wild Wild Wets, Kim & the Created, Max Pain & the Groovies, Swift Beats, Moonshine, Slow White and Sixties Guns hit the Casbah; and the Gregory Page Show is at Lestat’s. Get your dance on with F---ing in the Bushes at the Whistle Stop and DJs Rob Moran & Daniel Sant; and Kastle at Bang Bang.
Saturday, the legendary Andy Rourke of the Smiths is celebrating his birthday and doing a headlining DJ set at the Hideout. I’ll be opening up the night, along with Jimbo James, and you can grab tickets at the door. Other dance options include Neon Beat at Bar Pink; ‘80s vs. ‘90s with Gabe Vega and Saul at the Whistle Stop; Eats Everything at Bang Bang; Moguai at Bassmnt; and Bob Dazzla at El Dorado. Live music options include the Dickies headlining at Soda Bar; Shady Francos in-store EP release show at M-Theory; Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds, Uke-Hunt and Low Volts at the Casbah; and Jackson Price, Lion and the Lady and the Yes Team at Seven Grand.
Sunday, G. Love & Special Sauce and Matt Costa are at House of Blues; Ice Cube hits Fluxx; White Arrows, Nicky Venus and the Eiffels take over the Casbah; Weight of the Sun headline at Soda Bar; get your metal on with Castle at the Tower Bar; Hills Like Elephants and Glass Spells are at Seven Grand; the Liquorsmiths and Gary Hankins play at Sycamore Den; and Six String Society is at the Belly Up.
Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor!
Robin Roth is a familiar voice in the San Diego scene. She is on the air weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on 91X, plus she promotes and spins all over town. Follow Robin on Twitter @robin_roth or submit your DJ listings here.