NEW ORLEANS - OCTOBER 2: Chris Carrabba with Dashboard Confessional performs during the 2008 Voodoo Experience at City Park on October 26, 2008 in New Orleans. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
Wow, is it really almost the end of July? This summer is flying by, and before we know it, Labor Day weekend will be here. While you are taking in the opening weekend sights and sounds of the Olympics from London, don’t forget to make time for some great events happening in San Diego.
The 91X Del Mar Summer Concert Series continues Friday night with a live performance from Dashboard Confessional after the last race. The concert is free with your track admission and you can get more info via this link. Also on this night, Sublime with Rome, Cypress Hill and Pepper are playing at Cricket Wireless Amphitheater. For even more dancing, head to Voyeur for Cedric Gervais and Rifat Ziadeh where it’s free before 10:30 p.m. with your RSVP. Get more info via this link.
Saturday, join me for Club Sabbat at Numb3rs in Hillcrest as we take over the front room and attached patio. DJ Severin and I will spin the best in gothic, industrial and more. Plus, Kelly Formaldehyde will merchandise her fabulous accessories. Get more details here. Also on this night, Dirty Talk presents Jupiter (Kitsune / Paris) plus Gabe Vega and Adam Salter at El Dorado. You can get in on the free-entry-before-10:30 p.m. list here.
This Sunday funday at Wavehouse in Mission Beach features a live set from DJ/producer Wolfgang Gartner. Also on the bill are Mr. White and Erick Diaz and it kicks off at 3 p.m. All your details are here. At Stingaree, Lovelife presents Xmas In July with Danny Daze, Jon Dadon, Boys Don’t Disco and Piles By Nature. Then, the afterparty is at Quality Social starting at 5 p.m. with Jungle, SoundLogik, Erick Medina and StirCrazy. You can also catch Tenacious D at the OAT at SDSU, and it’s day two of the SoCal World Music Festival featuring Pato Banton with your details here.
Keep up to date with happenings around town via my blog and I’ll see you on the dance floor this weekend.
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. For more info about upcoming gigs, check out her event blog. Follow Robin on Twitter @robin_roth or submit your DJ listings here.