Friday, Helmet, Local H and Records with Roger headline the Casbah; Guttermouth, Get Dead, the Cryptics and Skipjack are at Soda Bar; Living Legends and Evidence with special guests are at the Observatory North Park; Bit Maps, Aa and Systems Officer hit the Whistle Stop; Terry Malts, Heavy Hawaii and Keepers play at the Hideout; The Expendables, the Expanders and Law are at the Belly Up; and Hip Hop vs. Punk Rock takes over the Tower Bar. Dance options include Lookas at Omnia; Amine Edge & Dance and Hotfire at Bang Bang; or Dance Yourself Clean at Music Box;
Saturday, Agent Orange, Love Canal and Sculpins are at the Casbah; Two Door Cinema Club with Broods perform at Harrah’s Resort SoCal Events Center; Rufus Du Sol headline Music Box; Body Language, Rafter and Nite Lapse play at Soda Bar; Rising Appalachia with Arouna Diarra and Dustin Thomas are at the Belly Up; Broken Stems (album release), Creature and the Woods, and King Taylor Project play at the Irenic; SoMo and Stanaj hit the Observatory North Park; and Gonn, the Ugly Beats and the Loons head into the Hideout. Get your dance on with Fergie (DJ) at Omnia; Herobust at Bassmnt; Reflex at Fluxx; or DJ Junior at U-31.
Start off your Sunday with the SoNo Fest and Chili Cookoff featuring Bit Maps, Le Chateau, Levi Dean & the Americats, Sara Petite, Shawn Rohlf & the Buskers, the Bedbreakers, the Creepy Creeps, the Downs Family, the Fremonts, the Nards, the Phantoms and Ypsitucky. Later that night, “A John Waters’ Christmas: A Seated Show” hits the Belly Up; Night Moves and Haley Bonar play at the Casbah; and Mr Little Jeans, Trace and 9 Theory are at Soda Bar.
Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor.