Friday the 13th features the Creepy Creeps and the Widows at Bar Pink; former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha (A Perfect Circle) is doing a DJ set at the Hideout plus performances from Flaggs, Glasmus and DJ Bidi Cobra (Update: James Iha has postponed his performance due to illness; other artists are still set to perform); Saints of Valory, Jessarae and Diamond Lakes are at Soda Bar; The Stone Foxes, Shake Before Us and Coo Coo Birds take over the Casbah; Hepcat, Big Sandy and his Flyrite Boys and San Diego City Soul Club are at the Observatory North Park; The Darrows and Manuok hit the Whistle Stop; Weight of the Sun headlines at Brick by Brick; Tumbleweed Wanderers and Eric Canzona & the Narrows are at Winstons; and Weekender, Western Settings, No Talent, SIC Waiting and Smalls play at Til-Two. Get your dance on with Huxley and Lee K at Bang Bang; and DJ Question and Greyboy are at El Dorado.
Love is in air Saturday with Club Sabbat’s Valentine’s Day Ball where I’ll be DJing with Diskdroid in the front room of Numb3rs and Vaughn Avakian will be in the back room. On the other side of the coin, AD has a Singles Awareness Party with DJ Slowhand; plus lots of other dance options including Maystar’s Fashion Whore taking over U-31; Booty Bassment is at the Whistle Stop; Club Cosplay: the Nerds’ Night-Club Ultimate Valentine’s Date Night is at House of Blues; Bob Dazzla at El Dorado; Smiths Night with Saul Q at the Hideout; Funkagenda hits Bang Bang; Anthony Pisano is at Parq; and Audien heats up Bassmnt. For your live music fix, Ozomatli and New Beat Fund take over the Belly Up; The Dodos and Springtime Carnivore are at the Casbah; The Devastators headline at 710; Trash Talk, Ratking and Lee Bannon are at the Epicentre; Dirt Dress, the Buttertones, Rum For Your Life and Causers take over Soda Bar; and Tribute to the Legends hits the Cultural Plaza in Balboa Park.
Sunday, Wintervention at the Hard Rock Hotel’s Float features Benni Benassi; LED Anniversary with Zeds Dead, Brazzabelle, DJ Mustard and more takes over the Valley View Casino Center; and Zeds Dead also hits Fluxx. Get your live music on with Swami John Reis & the Blind Shake, Creepxotica, Secret Samurai and Alvino & the Dwells at the Casbah; Tribute to the Legends at Cultural Plaza in Balboa Park; or Ozomatli, headlining at the Belly Up.
Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor!
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