Jamming for the Weekend - NBC 7 San Diego
SoundDiego

Saturdays after SNL
on NBC 7 San Diego
music. community. culture.

Jamming for the Weekend

91x's Robin Roth highlights the must-see shows in town this weekend

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Jamming for the Weekend
    Getty Images
    Reggae legends the Wailers will be in town Friday, July 24, at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.

    Friday, Willie Nelson & Family headline at Harrah’s Resort SoCal; The Wailers play as part of the Del Mar Concert Series at the Del Mar Racetrack; Joseph Arthur, Grampadrew and the Gut Strings and C. Gibbs are at the Casbah; Big Head Todd & the Monsters and G. Love & Special Sauce hit Humphreys Concerts By The Bay; The Ken Club 80 Year Anniversary Party Pt. 1 features the Widows, Shark Blood, Christ Killer and Wang Dang Daddies; Eukaryst headline Soda Bar; Taurus Authority, Parker and the Numberman, iD the Poet, Emphasize, Ceezo and DJ Tramlife are at the Merrow; Katchafire, Nattali Rize & Notis hit the Belly Up; and the Downs Family and Screamin Yeehaws are at the Balboa. Get your dance on with Sultan + Shepard at Omnia; Sleepwalking at Til-Two; DJ Vice at Bassmnt; Miami Horror at Bang Bang; and ‘80s vs. ‘90s at Bar Pink.

    Saturday, Arts & Amps featuring the Mattson 2 & DJ OMZ is at Karl Strauss Brewery; The Offspring play as part of the Del Mar Concert Series at the Del Mar Racetrack; Iration, Katchafire and Hirie are at the CCCU Open Air Theatre; Pokey LaFarge and Quiet Life hit the Casbah (read our SoundDiego interview with Quiet Life here); Father headlines at the Observatory North Park; the Ken Club 80 Year Anniversary Party Pt. 2 features Hell On Heels Burlesque, the Dirtbag Surfers, the Sleepwalkers and the Grim Imperials; Bit Maps, Island Boy, Quali, Other Bodies and more are at the Merrow; The Lonely Biscuits, the Routine and Crucial Blend take over Soda Bar; Lady Dottie & the Diamonds with Stephen El Rey hit Park & Rec; and Gayle Skidmore, Minor Birds and Back Down South are at the Balboa. Plenty of dance options including Club Sabbat at Numb3rs with Dark Angel and yours truly; Booty Bassment at the Whistle Stop; Cedric Gervais at Omnia; and Wax Motif at Bang Bang.

    Sunday, DAY MVS features Bonobo (DJ set), Lee K,b2b, Deth Hertz and more at Quartyard; the Ataris, Shady Francos and Sic Waiting take over House of Blues; Bruce Cockburn (seated show) is at the Belly Up; Heems, Pictureplane, Grammatical B and the B-Verbs hit the Casbah; Emmanuel Jal and Tanika Charles are at Soda Bar; and Northern American, the Darrows and the Bad & the Ugly take over the Merrow.

    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 or submit your DJ listings here.