Friday, it's night two of Rebelution and Iration at the CCCU Open Air Theatre; Steel Pulse is at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club as part of the Summer Concert Series and the show is free with track admission; Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and Alec Ounsworth play at The Casbah; Rebecca Jade & the Cold Fact and Hills Like Elephants are at Seven Grand; Gloomsday, Badabing, the Pheasants and more play at the Ken Club; and Danny and the Tramp are at Gallagher’s. For your dancing fix, Junior the Discopunk is at AC Lounge and Etnik takes over Bang Bang.
Kick off your Saturday with the Vinyl Junkies Record Swap featuring DJs Rob Molt (Sector 9), Tim Mays (the Casbah), Seth Combs, Pall Jenkins (the Black Heart Procession), Steve West and Analog Burners. Get more info here. Blondfire plays as part of the Super Girl Pro. Later that night, Counting Crows play as part of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club's Summer Concert Series at the racetrack; Dirty Heads, Pepper and AER take over the RIMAC Arena; Toad the Wet Sprocket headlines a sold-out show at the Belly Up; The Good Life (Tim of Cursive) and Big Harp are at The Casbah; Geezer plays "The Blue Album," Green Today plays "Dookie" and Big Lewinski are at Brick by Brick; The Downs Family take over the Shakedown; and Drenge, Wax Witches and Glasmus are at Soda Bar. On the dance tip, DJ Vaughn Avakian (Neon Beat) makes his Club Sabbat debut in the back room at Numb3rs, while DJs Diskdroid and Severin take over the front room. Grab more details here; Solidisco is at Bang Bang; Maystar’s Fashion Whore is at U-31; and Booty Bassment takes over the Whistle Stop.
Sunday, CityFest takes place in the heart of Hillcrest starting at noon featuring Unsteady, Oh Spirit, Ed Ghost Tucker, We Are Sirens and Schitzophonics. Check out the complete lineup and details here. Intervention heats up Float at the Hard Rock Hotel with Michael Woods; Crocodiles, Tweens and Viv Vates are at the Casbah; and Diarrhea Planet, Those Darlins and Buddy Banter play at Soda Bar.
Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor.
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