<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - ]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcsandiego.com/entertainment/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usWed, 25 May 2016 22:12:07 -0700Wed, 25 May 2016 22:12:07 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Jack Black Ready for Another Red Nose Day]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 13:26:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/jackblack--rednoseday.png

Jack Black is probably best known for comedies like "School of Rock" and his voice work in the "Kung Fu Panda" films. So some fans may have been startled a year ago to see how he was affected by his encounter in Uganda with a homeless boy named Felix.

"People were very moved and also a little shocked to see me in that kind of context, because usually I'm just clowning around and making people laugh," Black told NBC's Joe Fryer in a segment that aired Wednesday on "Today."

Black's trip to Uganda was part of the first U.S. edition of Red Nose Day. He is returning this year — with a lighter segment — for “The Red Nose Day Special,” airing Thursday, May 26 (9-11 p.m. ET) on NBC.  

Craig Ferguson will host the live, two-hour extravaganza, which will feature Black, Ellen DeGeneres, Paul Rudd, Key and Peele and many more celebrities.

Red Nose Day, a global movement to fight kids' poverty, has raised over $1 billion globally in the last 25 years.   

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<![CDATA['The Carmichael Show' Plays the Trump Card]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 12:46:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NUP_172329_0581.JPG

"The Carmichael Show," the standout new sitcom with the old-school "All in the Family" vibe, thrives on exposing and probing splits at a time when partisanship is the new national pastime. But comedian Jerrod Carmichael, in keeping with his 1970s predecessor, Norman Lear, knows that — like charity — dissension begins at home.

"The Carmichael Show," which sees the U.S. through the prism of a far-from-monolithic black, blue-collar family from North Carolina, ends its 2016 run Sunday by tackling a red-hot (and orange-haired) topic: Donald Trump.

It's a logical choice for a show that's largely succeeded, even on a sitcom schedule, in transporting headlines to the living room – everything from racial profiling to gun control to prison reform. But "Carmichael" is far from a kitchen sink drama, thanks to the smart humor and occasional warmth that flow via one of the most relatable American working-class sitcom families since the Conners of "Roseanne." 

On the surface, the characters seem like familiar types, who pair off into couples: Joe, the blunt-talking truck driver, and his shrill and devout wife, Cynthia. Their dopey, but well-meaning son, Bobby, and his earthy estranged wife, Nekeisha. Jerrod’s well-to-do biracial girlfriend, Maxine, who’s getting a new kind of education from the Carmichaels, and Jerrod himself, part smart aleck, part family provocateur.

The main players find their beliefs constantly challenged: Liberal Maxine welcomes Jerrod’s childhood buddy from prison – until discovering good reason to be wary of him. Pious Maxine rails against the evils of pornography – until an old family secret is revealed. Joe declares his love for the Second Amendment – until he learns the hard way about the dangers of having a gun in the house.

The NBC series’ strongest episode centered on Jerrod’s refusal to give up tickets to a Bill Cosby performance, sparking a family schism with his argument for separating the comedian’s act from numerous accusations of off-stage sexual assaults. In the end, Jerrod leaves partway through the show, unable to accept his own logic.

Sunday’s season finale uses the battling Carmichaels to explore the polarizing presumptive GOP presidential nominee. Like Trump, the Carmichaels are an unpredictable bunch.

In its short run, fans have come to count on “The Carmichael Show” for funny, savvy and unflinching takes on the issues of the day. The show might not change minds, but it offers insight into why some people think the way they do, filtered through perhaps the most complicated social unit of them all: the American family.

Jere Hester is Director of News Products and Projects at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. He is also the author of "Raising a Beatle Baby: How John, Paul, George and Ringo Helped us Come Together as a Family." Follow him on Twitter. 

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<![CDATA[Ballerinas Dance to Hip Hop]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 10:21:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chicago-Ballerinas.jpg

If you thought doing squats was a workout — try doing them en pointe.

Video of Chicago ballerinas dancing to Jason Derulo’s "If It Ain’t Love" is going viral and viewers can’t help but be mesmerized by the dancers’ strength, beauty and poise.

The footage was posted last week on Instagram by Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center instructor Homer Hans Bryant and features the "Hiplet Sur Les Pointes" class.

The video was captioned "Because we can."

While the Instagram post has received more than 1,000 likes on the social media site, Brazilian Facebook page So Bailarinos re-posted the video on its account, where it has since garnered more than 6.8 million views.

"All I see is strong women doing something a lot of folks can't do," one user commented on the video. "I was impressed and that's how champions are created and change happens somebody pushes the envelope. Even for warming up it shows great skill strength rhythm and timing."

"I do pointe and let me tell you it is not an easy thing to do," another wrote. "These girls have incredible balance and extreme strength in their ankles in order to be able to do this."

The dance center wrote on Facebook it was excited so many had watched the video.

"We love what we do and it’s really cool to be recognized," the post read.

Photo Credit: Homer Hans Bryant/Instagram
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<![CDATA['Ellen': DeGeneres Helps Clinton Narrow VP List]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 09:58:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rozman_160524_1123r.jpg

Hillary Clinton "offered" Ellen DeGeneres a position in her cabinet, should the Democratic front-runner win the White House in November.

In an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" airing Wednesday, Clinton turned the table on the show's host, revealing she was there to interview DeGeneres for a possible job in her administration. 

"I know that you have a lot to contribute and I would make you really be in charge of returning kindness to America," Clinton said. "Something that you care a lot about. Try to lift people’s spirits, give them something to be happy about because your show every day does that for millions of people."

DeGeneres would continue doing her daytime show, Clinton said, but the Los Angeles-taped show would have to be moved to Washington, D.C.

"Maybe you could do it from the White House," the former secretary of state proposed to sweeten the deal.

"That would be great to do the show from the White House; why don’t I do that?" DeGeneres exclaimed. She declined the position because Clinton said she would have to live in the vice president's house and not the presidential mansion.

"I have a nice house, I'm fine," the comedian quipped.

DeGeneres tried to help Clinton narrow her vice presidential pick in "Who'd You Rather?" a game where photos of two famous people were shown and Clinton had to choose which person she preferred to run with on a ticket. [[380820931, C]]

"This is very helpful,” Clinton said.

In a contest between businessman Mark Cuban and Vice President Joe Biden, Clinton chose Biden. But he was eliminated in the next match-up when he appeared against "Scandal" star Tony Goldwyn. The actor stood strong as Clinton picked him over "Survivor" host Jeff Probst and even her Democratic presidential rival Bernie Sanders.

"Gotta go with Tony!" Clinton blurted out when a photo of the Vermont senator appeared.

Goldwyn was finally dethroned by George Clooney. Other potential VP picks included Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Obama and Beyoncé.

"I really believe in making lemonade out of lemons," Clinton said, a reference to the singer's new album.

Earlier in the interview, DeGeneres asked Clinton if Sanders should drop out of the race, noting "it just looks like 99 percent sure you will be the nominee."

"Look, I think he has to do what he chooses to do. I understand that, I ran all the way to the end against then Sen. Obama," Clinton said. "And when it was over, because we had a much closer race than the one currently is between Sen. Sanders and myself, I withdrew. I endorsed him and I worked really hard to elect him and I do believe that Bernie will do that.

"Saturday Night Live's" Kate McKinnon, who plays Clinton and DeGeneres on the sketch comedy show, was also on "Ellen" Wednesday with her "Ghostbusters" castmates. So, it was only fitting that she would do her most well-known impressions in front of her real-life inspirations. [[380820751, C]]

"Thank you so much for spending your life fighting for the middle class, and for women, and for kids," McKinnon told Clinton in a dead-on DeGeneres impersonation. "I’ve also spent my life fighting for kids, but I am talking about baby goats."

McKinnon then switched to her Clinton voice, telling DeGeneres, "Every day we face hard choices like which statement blazer to wear. When I’m president, I’ll make sure that every American has a fair shot to live up to his or her God-given potential to watch you dance!"

Asked which of the two ladies McKinnon has the most fun parodying, the "SNL" star had a hard time deciding, eventually choosing the person running to be "the next president of the United States."

"I gotta go with her," McKinnon laughed while pointing to Clinton.

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<![CDATA[Grande Replaces Houston Hologram on 'The Voice']]> Wed, 25 May 2016 07:05:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-524219870.jpg

Christina Aguilera and Ariana Grande proved they are in fact "Dangerous Women."

Grande filled in for a hologram version of Whitney Houston in a duet with the "Dirtty" singer on the season finale of NBC's "The Voice" on Tuesday, and Aguilera fans were not disappointed by the last-minute replacement. [[380800641, C]]

Grande's unforgettable performance comes days after the planned hologram appearance of Houston was scrapped due to technical reasons. After a video of the duet leaked online ahead of its premiere, Houston's first using the technology, the late singer's family said last week the hologram fell short of perfection and shouldn't air.

Instead, the former "Victorious" star joined Aguilera, one of show's celebrity coaches, in singing the title track off of Grande's new album, "Dangerous Woman" on Tuesday.

Former child actress Alisan Porter, who played the title role in 1991's "Curly Sue," was crowned the 10th champion of "The Voice."

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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<![CDATA['Late Night' With Seth Meyers: A Closer Look at Congress]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 05:24:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Congress-Closer-Look-Meyers.jpg Seth Meyers takes a look at the work ethic in Congress during a recent episode of "Late Night." ]]> <![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon Treats Shelton to Sushi]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 04:43:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/blake-shelton-jimmy-fallon-eat-sushi.jpg Jimmy Fallon and Blake Shelton go out to a sushi restaurant in New York.]]> <![CDATA['Tonight': Pros and Cons of Hosting BBQ]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 04:46:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pro-cons-bbq-memorial-day-.jpg Jimmy Fallon shares tips on hosting a bbq on Memorial Day weekend]]> <![CDATA['Late Night': Darrell Hammond on Playing Clinton]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 04:49:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hammond-meyers.jpg Darrell Hammond shares his experiences of playing Bill Clinton on 'Saturday Night Live.']]> <![CDATA[NBC's 'Red Nose' Special Lands Elton John, Julia Roberts]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 08:32:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/julia-NUP_173915_0005.jpg

Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton and Kobe Bryant are among more than 65 stars who have signed on for "The Red Nose Day Special."

The charity event, set to air Thursday, May 26 (9-11 p.m. ET) on NBC, raises money for children in need in the United States and around the world.

They join previously announced participants like Ellen DeGeneres, Jack Black and Paul Rudd. The special will be hosted by Craig Ferguson.

The special will feature Roberts’ recent trip to Phoenix to visit projects that take care of children who are facing serious health issues without the means to afford basic medical treatment, according to a news release from NBCUniversal.

It will also feature rapper Chris “Ludacris” Bridges visiting a food bank in Atlanta at a school where 50 percent of the students are living below the poverty line.

There will be plenty of music during the special, with John and Shelton set to perform special songs. Paul Shaffer will be on hand as musical director of the Red Nose Orchestra. 

“The Red Nose Day Special” also will bring the laughs, with Tracy Morgan, Jay Pharaoh and Sarah Silverman among the many comedians scheduled to appear.

Red Nose Day has raised more than $1 billion globally in the last 25 years. It launched in the U.S. in 2015 as a special day to come together, have fun and make a difference for kids who are most in need.

In its inaugural year in America, more than $23 million was raised for the Red Nose Day Fund, with the money now at work in all 50 states across America and 15 countries through programs to keep children and young people safe, healthy and educated.

People are encouraged to get involved, have fun and raise money by buying red noses sold exclusively at Walgreens, organizing fundraising events and watching and donating during the television special.

For more information, visit www.rednosedayusa.com and follow @RedNoseDayUS on Twitter and @RedNoseDayUSA on Facebook and Instagram using #RedNoseDay.

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<![CDATA[Royal Family Photos: Queen's Garden Party]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 12:03:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/royals-GettyImages-533951172.jpg A look throughout the years of Prince William, Prince George and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, alongside Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the royal family.

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<![CDATA['Avengers' Stars Visit Grossmont HS Student]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 08:55:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ryan-Wilcox-Visit-IMG_2231.jpg

A San Diego teenager who is battling cancer welcomed Captain America, Iron Man and Pepper Potts into his home, just two weeks after his classmates stood behind him in support.

Ryan Wilcox, 18, is a Grossmont High School student who is also a die-hard "Captain America" and "Avengers" fan.

In a video played at the school May 6, Chris Evans offered Wilcox well wishes and told him to "stay strong."

The clip not only went viral but prompted "Avengers" co-star Gwyneth Paltrow to suggest a trip to San Diego.

The trip became a reality Monday when Paltrow, who plays Pepper Potts in the "Avengers" movies; Evans, who portrays Captain America; and Robert Downey Jr., also known as Iron Man, showed up on the Wilcox family's doorstep.

"I saw this car pull up and I saw them walking. I was just like — what?" Ryan told NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe in an interview Monday.

The stars spent some time with Ryan in his room and even signed his wall. They left behind souveniers and a lot of memories.

"We're all a little numb. I knew for a couple days it was gonna happen but until you see them walk through that door, you don't know how you're going to feel. And they just were awesome. They didn't want cameras, they wanted to do it quietly," said Ryan's mom, Amy Wilcox. "They came into our home, sat on our couches and just visited with us."

She said the trio sat down with the family and just talked.

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<![CDATA[Watch the New 'Finding Dory' Trailer]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:52:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/finding-dory-screenshot.jpg

Ellen DeGeneres has shared a new trailer for "Finding Dory."

The daytime talk show host debuted the trailer Tuesday on her Ellentube site and on YouTube.

The video shows Dory, the forgetful blue tang fish character played by DeGeneres, getting plucked out of the water and ending up at the Marine Life Institute. 

The research facility depicted in the film was reportedly inspired by the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California.

Check out what else happens in the trailer above.

Disney-Pixar's sequel hits theaters on June 17, 13 years after the release of "Finding Nemo."

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<![CDATA['Late Night': Dunham's Message to Younger Self]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 05:05:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Lena_Dunham_Late_Night.jpg Lena Dunham reads a message to her younger self on "Late Night."]]> <![CDATA['Late Night': Closer Look at Trump's Gun Stances]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 05:06:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/meyers-a--closer-look.jpg Seth Meyers takes a closer look at Donald Trump's gun stances.]]> <![CDATA['Tonight Show': Fallon Plays 'Interesting' Songs]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 05:07:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/%27tonight-show-jimmy-final-fallon-do-not-play.jpg Jimmy Fallon highlights some music you should avoid.]]> <![CDATA['Tonight': True Confessions With Lawrence & Oliver]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 05:09:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/oliver-fallon-confessions.jpg John Oliver and Jennifer Lawrence play true confessions with Jimmy Fallon.]]> <![CDATA[Counting Down To 'The Voice']]> Mon, 23 May 2016 15:05:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NC_voice160523_1920x1080.jpg Four finalists give it their best shot on Monday, May 23, 2016, hoping to become the latest winner of "The Voice."]]> <![CDATA[Alisan Porter Wins 'The Voice' ]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 03:53:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Alisan-Porter-GettyImages-534077624.jpg

Alisan Porter was crowned the 10th champion of "The Voice" on a star-studded finale Tuesday night.

Porter, a child actor who overcame addiction years later, dominated the season with coach Christina Aguilera, and will receive a grand prize of a recording contract. The Los Angeles resident's win is the first for a female coach in 10 seasons of the hit NBC show.

Porter was already known for starring as a precocious homeless girl in the 1991 John Hughes film "Curly Sue" as a child. But her powerful voice, which repeatedly brought Aguilera to tears this season, has taken her career to a new peak.

She took the crown over Adam Wakefield, the runner-up. Laith Al-Saadi and Hannah Huston were the other two finalists.

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The biggest moment of the night — besides the victory, of course — was undoubtedly the duet between pop sensations Ariana Grande and Aguilera, the "Voice" host joining a medley of "Dangerous Woman" and "Into You."

The two-hour finale also featured performances by Sia, Zayn and an opening number from Little Big Town.

Sia sang "Cheap Thrills" in her trademark wig and bow. Dancing next to her was her pint-sized stand-in Maddie Ziegler, who shot to stardom in Sia's music video for "Chandelier" and has stuck with the singer ever since. Zayn sang "Like I Would" amid a moody laser light show that looked like the rain.

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Each of the finalists got to perform with a star who's already made it in the music industry. Alison Krauss, who's won 27 Grammys, joined Wakefield for country ballad "Willin,'" while Huston and Cee-Lo Green went "Crazy," performing the decade-old smash.

Al-Saadi played a boot-stomping rendition of Joe Walsh's "Rocky Mountain Way" with the Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer himself, the long-haired rockers trading guitar solos. Porter took the stage with Jennifer Nettles, of country duo Sugarland, for a rendition of her "Unlove You."

The judges performed, but they had plenty of fun off the stage on the finale, too. Aguilera's Snapchat account got the "Voice" treatment – she described the talents of her fellow judges by adding the kinds of filters the social media company has become known for, like glasses and a mortarboard for "music professor" Pharrell and a cowboy hat for Blake Shelton, the country boy.

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Later on, Shelton was faced with a gambling problem after, among many other follies, trying and failing to drink a whole bottle of hot sauce.

One of the most heartwarming moments of the show came toward the end, when a video showed host Carson Daly driving the final four to their last rehearsal. They sang "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" together, and Daly surprised them with a new car each.

It brought a reminder of how far each of the show's hopefuls have come since starting on "The Voice" as (relative) unknowns. "I've got a car with about 230,000 miles on it, so this came at about the right time," Al-Saadi joked.

But it was Porter's night. Her final confessional summed up how the mother of two felt about coming on the show: "I felt so happy and comfortable knowing I had made the choice to come here and pursue my dreams."

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<![CDATA['Frozen' Star Responds to #GiveElsaAGirlfriend]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 11:49:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/idina_menzel.jpg

The voice behind Elsa in "Frozen" has weighed in on a recent social media campaign that seeks a girlfriend for the ice princess' second movie installment.

“I think it’s great,” Broadway actress Idina Menzel told Entertainment Tonight from the 2016 Billboard Music Awards red carpet. “Disney’s just gotta contend with that. I’ll let them figure that out.”

Alexis Isabel Moncada, 17, created #GiveElsaAGirlfriend to send a strong message. The Floridian used Twitter to encourage Disney to give Elsa a same-sex partner in the forthcoming 'Frozen' sequel. 

"We see princes and princesses, beasts and women, women and frogs ... yet no women who love other women? If we're going to displace a group of people because it's inappropriate — then so is seeing every other relationship," Moncada told NBC News. 

The debate is on whether Elsa should have a girlfriend or a boyfriend.

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In response to the #GiveElsaAGirlfriend campaign, a Citizen Go petition, #CharmingPrinceForElsa, was started to promote a perfect man for Elsa. The charming prince campaign has garnered 206,000 electronic signatures in just over a week. 

Menzel says playing the character was life changing and that she supports whatever Disney decides, according to ET.

"Frozen" is the highest-grossing animated movie of all time. A release date has not been set for its sequel. 

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<![CDATA[Beyoncé-Inspired Prom Dress]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 01:29:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/174*120/GettyImages-472992962+%281%29.jpg

A Missouri teen just seriously raised the bar for prom fashion by re-creating Beyoncé’s famed Met Gala look on a high school budget.

India Ross, of St. Louis, told Cosmopolitan she’s "always loved" Beyoncé, and when she saw the superstar’s flesh-colored Givenchy gown, she knew that was the way she wanted to show up to her senior prom.

The 18-year-old took the idea to a local designer, Toi Hall, with what started as a simple request.

"When I gave my designer my money I said: Can you make me feel like I'm Beyoncé? And that's what she did," Ross said in a one-on-one interview with Cosmo.

The designer used mesh material to give the same see-through appearance and found jewels at cost-friendly Michaels Craft Store, Ross told the magazine.

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But it wasn’t that simple, Ross warned, telling Cosmo that even her designer was at moments overwhelmed with the time-consuming project.

"You can't just place rhinestones anywhere because it would have looked a mess," she said in the interview with Cosmo. "Prom was the most stressful process ever."

But in the end it was worth it, because her prom photos quickly garnered national attention, spawning features on Huffington Post, Bravo TV, Mashable, "On-Air With Ryan Seacrest," Buzzfeed and UsWeekly, to name a few.

"I did not expect for it to blow up like this. It's been wild," Ross told Cosmo.

It should come as no surprise that the St. Louis native has her sight sets on working in the world of fashion, telling Cosmopolitan she is headed for Chicago’s Columbia College to double major in fashion business and fashion merchandising while minoring in public relations and marketing.

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<![CDATA[Del Mar Racetrack Announces 2016 Lineup]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 07:55:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/311+X-Fest+2014+Sleep+Train+%283%29.jpg

The Del Mar Racetrack announced its 2016 summer concert series on Monday -- and as we've come to expect every year, it's pretty amazing.

The scenic track situated where the turf meets the surf will be hosting some of music's most iconic and in-demand artists come July, August and September.

As you may have seen when we reported it on May 20 -- Cold War Kids are track's big concert series opener on July 22. But the fun doesn't stop there:The next show scheduled is local indie-rock/soul favorites Fitz & the Tantrums on July 29, and capping off the month of July is the beloved Reggae Fest featuring Ziggy Marley (making another return to Del Mar) on July 30.

August and September hold even more in store as summer hits full swing. Girl Talk bring the mashup/dance fun on Aug. 5, while Brian Setzer gets in the swing of things the following day. The following weekend, 311 and Matisyahu head up a huge double bill of positive vibes on Aug. 13, and Pepper return to the track to deliver a one-two reggae/rock punch on Aug. 26.

The DMTC closes out the lineup with a huge finale: the classic reggae sounds of the inimitable Wailers on Sept. 2, and electro-pop superstar duo Chromeo on the decks on Sept. 3.

As always, the concerts take place after the last races of the day and are free for patrons of the track. Otherwise, tickets are $20 if fans get there after the last race has occurred. For more information, please visit here.

The 2015 Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Summer Concert Series


  • July 22: Cold War Kids
  • July 29: Fitz & the Tantrums
  • July 30: Reggae Fest with Ziggy Marley
  • Aug. 5: Girl Talk
  • Aug. 6: Brian Setzer
  • Aug. 12: Chris Young
  • Aug. 13: 311 and Matisyahu
  • Aug. 19: Thievery Corporation
  • Aug. 26: Pepper
  • Sept. 2: The Wailers
  • Sept. 3: Chromeo

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>