Friday, the Vans Warped Tour takes over Qualcomm Stadium Parking Lot (check out the SoundDiego interview with Capsize); The Last Shadow Puppets play at the Observatory North Park; Girl Talk hits the Del Mar Racetrack as part of the Del Mar Summer Concert Series; Taking Back Tuesday and the Warped Tour After Party is at the Casbah; Emily Wolfe, Spero and Jimmy Ruelas are at Soda Bar; Metalachi and Electric Warrior take over Music Box; and Hip Hop vs. Punk Rock is at Tower Bar. Get your dance on with Hotel Garuda at Bang Bang; Wuki at Bassmnt; and Audien at Omnia.
Start your Saturday with the Vinyl Junkies Record Swap at the Casbah; Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot plays at the Del Mar Racetrack; Flogging Molly, Frank Turner and Chuck Ragan take over the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre; Earthless, Lexicon Devil and Sacri Monti play at the Belly Up; God Module is at the Kava Lounge; Stage Kids (CD Release), Weatherbox, Nicely and Jr Jarris are at the Casbah; Jungle Fire, Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, DJs Bob Green, Marsellus Wallas & Inform hit Soda Bar; and Drab Majesty and Some Ember are at the Hideout. Dance options include Night Bass Summer Phases: Redlight, Wax Motif, AC Slater and Hotfire at Music Box; Walker & Royce at Bang Bang; and Fergie (DJ set) at Omnia.
Get your Sunday going with the al-ages, free event Luigipalooza; The Nightowls, the Schizophonics and DJ Claire are at Soda Bar; Shabazz Palaces DJ Set and DJ Artistic take over the Casbah; and the Screamin YeeHaws, Drunkin Punkin Idiots, Se Vende and Desert Suns play at Winston’s.
Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor!