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BRMC performs tonight as part of the Summer Concert Series at the Del Mar Racetrack

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There's plenty to do around tonight, but why not start your weekend early with an afternoon at the track? Whether you win or lose on the ponies, you'll be rewarded with one of the best of Del Mar's Summer Concert Series as Black Rebel Motorcycle Club performs after the final race on the brand new Seaside Stage.

I can hardly think of anything better than sweeping vistas of the ocean as you rock out to the driving tunes of BRMC. The band's last record was released in spring of 2010, which means you'll hear your old favorites and probably be treated to some new, as-yet-unreleased tunes as well. The concert will end early enough to take your pick around town, whether that's Yuck at the Casbah, the Johnny Rad Fest at the Ken Club or any of the other great options for the night. Go big tonight and reward yourself with a lazy Saturday of sleeping in.

Friday, July 29:

  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club @ Del Mar Racetrack, Summer Concert Series
  • Yuck , Unknown Mortal Orchestra, the Makeup Sex, Roxy Jones @ Casbah -- read our preview here
  • Johnny Rad Fest, featuring Half Rats. Shannon and the Clams, the Kabbs, Los Sweepers @ Ken Club
  • The Amandas and guests @ Mississippi Room, Lafayette Hotel
  • Punk Rock Night: Generator (tribute to Bad Religion), Socially Distorted, Tawnie and the Replaceables @ Belly Up
  • Casbah presents Cults, Guards, Writer @ Soda Bar (sold out)
  • A Tribute to Gil Scott Heron @ Bar Pink
  • Jesse LaMonaca and the Dime Novels @ Lincoln Room
  • Trailduster (CD release), Miss Lana Rebel @ Whistle Stop
  • Mercury Legion, IllIntention, the F---lordz @ The Shakedown
  • More Bad Luck, Strangers, Not Machines @ Tin Can
  • The Secret Seven, My Elysian, Someday Assassin @ Til Two Club
  • DJ SS, A-Sides, Crimes, Hannibal Selector, Roric @ Ruby Room
  • Crushed On You (featuring ex-Unbroken, Kill Holiday, Throwdown, and Madison Bloodbath), Red Devil Squadron, Northern Towns, Signals Midwest @ Eleven
  • The Last Years, Toothless George, International Dipshit, the Natives @ Tower Bar
  • Gravity @ Belly Up (Happy Hour, 5:30 p.m.)
  • LexiconDon, Gabe Vega, Blancnoir, Kid Wonder @ U- 31
  • Lisa Sanders Band @ Ideal Hotel (542 3rd Ave., San Diego)
  • Nik Simon Band @ House of Blues (Voodoo Stage, free)
  • The Dan Band @ House of Blues
  • Kountry Kush @ Wavehouse
  • The Woolly Mammals, Thunder Power @ Lestat's
  • A Twist of Metal for Tuscaloosa, featuring In Every Breath, Beneath Lanston, Burden of Truth, Under the Stone (benefitting Tuscaloosa tornado victims) @ Brick By Brick
  • Hocus, the Baja Bugs, the Dead Possums and the Roadkill Show @ Lydias (1628 Palm Ave., San Diego)
  • Accident Experiment, Sunlit Ether, guests @ Winston's
  • Split Finger, Concrete Project @ 710 Beach Club
  • Griever, Fed to the Wolves, Kids Say the Darndest Things, Concussion @ Che Cafe
  • Tenor saxophonist Brian Levy, pianist Mikan Zlatkovich, bassist Hamilton Price and world- renowned drummer Ralph Penland present blues-tinged jazz standards & original compositions@ Dizzy's (San Diego Wine & Culinary Center)
  • 5 Miles High @ Humphreys Backstage Lounge
  • George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Kenny Wayne Shepherd @ Humphreys Concerts By the Bay
  • Cash’d Out @ Hensley's Flying Elephant
  • Megabounce Circus with DJ Heyoka, Odyssey 9, Steaming Sirens, Ukelele Ray @ 4th & B
  • East Bay Soul, featuring Greg Adams (Founding member of Tower of Power) @ Anthology (7:30 p.m.)
  • Mike Zito @ Anthology (9:30 p.m.)
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie Junior @ Birch North Park Theatre
  • DJ Bobby French @ Lincoln Room
  • Pocket, DJ Chelu @ Gallagher's
  • John Foltz @ Marble Room
  • Bobby Burns @ Voyeur
  • Zenbu Fridays with DJ Leif @ Zenbu Cardiff
  • Plastic Plates, DJ Groundfloor, Adam Salter @ El Dorado
  • Nug Magazine 2 Year Anniversary @ Spin
  • Dub Smugglers, featuring Noah D, H.E.N.C.H, Subway, Liondub Intl., Earwax, Argon, +Thought, Basshead Music @ Kava Lounge
  • Aquatic, with Lebron James & DJ Cobra @ Fluxx

Rosemary Bystrak writes about the San Diego music scene, events and general musings about life in San Diego on San Diego: Dialed In. She does social media for the Casbah, books at West Coast Tavern and is trying her hand at band management. Follow her updates on Twitter or contact her directly.

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