Friday, Matt and Kim with Waters have a sold-out show at the Observatory North Park; OK Go and Kitten are at House of Blues; the Soft Moon and Skull Katalog play at the Casbah; Manic Hispanic, Sculpins and Shady Francos are at Soda Bar; Mittens, the Touchies and Bangladesh take over the Merrow; Hip Hop vs. Punk Rock is at Tower Bar; and Billy Shaddox and Rookie Card are at Lestat’s. For your dancing fix, Calvin Harris hits Omnia; Jesse Rose is at Bang Bang; French Montana with DJ Crooked is at Parq; and Junior theDISCOpunk is at Henry’s Pub.
Start your Saturday with Fiesta Old Town Cinco De Mayo Celebration. Later that night, Tennis headline a sold-out show at the Irenic; Kinky and Daniela Spalla are at the Observatory North Park; Pictureplane, AAIMON, Angels Dust and Le Chateau are at Soda Bar; Kodak to Graph, Obeson and Mystery Cave take over the Casbah; Diamond Lakes and the Dabbers are at the Balboa; People Under the Stairs headline at Porter’s Pub; or you can make the road trip to In-Ko-Pah 2 featuring the Mission Creeps, Schizophonics, Playboy Manbaby, Loons, the New Kinetics, the Long and Short of It, Lightning Starts Fire, and more. Dance options include Chuckie at Omnia; SNBRN, Dr. Fresch and KLATCH at Bang Bang; and Slander at Bassmnt.
Start your Sunday with the Vinyl Junkies Record Swap at the Epicentre or at Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo. Later that night, an Evening With They Might Be Giants takes over the Belly Up; Vic Ruggiero (the Slackers), Jesse Wagner (the Aggrolites) and Kepi Ghoulie (the Groovie Ghoulies) are at the Casbah; Psycho de Mayo with the Psycho Realm, Evidence, & Delinquent Habits hits the Observatory North Park; La Escalera fourth Anniversary is at Til-Two; and Pendulum is at Bang Bang.
Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor.
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