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Get the Weekend Skinny

91x's Robin Roth breaks down the weekend's best live-music bets

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Skinny Puppy headline the Observatory North Park on Friday, Nov. 20.

    Friday, I’ll be hitting up the Skinny Puppy and Youth Code show at the Observatory North Park. Broncho, the Shelters and Pearl Charles are at the Hideout; The Good Life, Big Harp, and Jake Bellows with Morgan Nagler are at the Casbah; Boingo Dance Party and Marujah take over Music Box; Havok, Black Breath, Witchaven and Nukem are at Soda Bar; The Fink Bombs, Franks and Deans, and the Heiz play at Tower Bar; and the Woggles, the Loons, the Schizophonics and the Vendettas are at Til-Two. Get your dance on with F---ing in the Bushes at the Whistle Stop; Lee K, Craig Chambers and Jedi Jackson at Bang Bang; and Nervo at Omnia.

    Saturday, the good vibes will be flowing as Reggae Fest with Iration is at the Del Mar Racetrack; Everclear’s ‘Sparkle & Fade’ 20th Anniversary Tour and Hydra Melody are at Music Box; Minus the Bear, Murder By Death and Aero Flynn play at the Observatory North Park; Dreamers, Systems Officer and Scuffs are at House of Blues Voodoo Room; Holly Golightly, the Loons, Dani Bell & the Tarantist and Madly hit the Casbah; Cherub is at House of Blues; We Were Promised Jetpacks and Seoul take over the Irenic; Author & Punisher, Muscle and Marrow, Skrapez and Hexa are at the Hideout; Cash’d Out plays at the El Cajon Grand; Steve Poltz and Cody Lovaas are at Poway Center for the Arts; and Mr Little Jeans and Soren Bryce hit Soda Bar. Dance options include ‘80s vs. ‘90s with Gabe Vega and Saul at the Whistle Stop; Neon Beat: The Best and Worst of the ‘80s is at Bar Pink; Eli & Fur at Bang Bang and Ansolo at Omnia.

    Sunday picks include Rise Against (sold out) headlining at SOMA; an early show with Sturgill Simpson and Billy Wayne Davis at the Observatory North Park; RAC & Big Data play a late show at the Observatory North Park; Lucero takes over the Belly Up; New Found Glory, Yellowcard and Tigers Jaw are at House of Blues; Allison Weiss, Mal Blum, Winter and Kid In The Attic hit the Casbah; and Kate Boy, Morly and Inspired and the Sleep are at Soda Bar.

    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.