Friday, Best Coast and Bully are at the Observatory North Park; Wild Wild Wets, New Mexico, Max Pain & the Groovies and Soft Lions play at Soda Bar; the Pandoras, the Loons, the Mighty Manfred & the Magnificent and the Gargoyles are at the Casbah; the Rockstar Mayhem Festival featuring Slayer, King Diamond and more takes over Sleep Train Amphitheatre; Stalins of Sound and Gloomsday are at the Whistle Stop; Summer Fun on the 101 hits Leucadia; Third World headlines at the Belly Up; Raf Deza and Saba hit the Balboa; and Glasmus, Sleeping Ghost, the Slashes, Muscle Beech and the Cardielles are at the Merrow. Dance options include Feede Le Grand at Omnia; Ardalan at Bang Bang; and‘80s ‘vs. ‘90s at Bar Pink.
Start off your Saturday with Summer Fun on the 101 or the OB Streetfair & Chili Cookoff. Elsewhere, BeerX takes over Waterfront Park with Alien Ant Farm, Story of the Year and more; Karl Strauss Arts & Amps features Rebecca Jade & the Cold Fact; Flaggs play at Bar Pink; John Doe, Jesse Dayton and Patrick Dennis are at the Casbah; Bootsy’s Rubber Band (Bootsy Collins) and the Earful take over the Belly Up; Dirty Birdz & the Horn Starz, 6one9, Arena and the Faux Fighters are at House of Blues; Lady Dottie & the Diamonds and Stephen El Rey hit Park & Rec; Death Eyes, the Damn Times and Foreign Bodies are at the Black Cat; Headphone and Choirs are at the Balboa; Lessons From Zeke, Zombie Surf Camp and Morphine Sue bring the ruckus to the Merrow; and Joe Marson, Anthony Hall and Cobi Mike are at Lestat’s. For your dancing fix, join me as Club Sabbat takes over the front room of Numb3rs with DJs Diskdroid and Dark Angel; Booty Bassment is at the Whistle Stop; Bass Tribe Three Year Anniversary hits Spin; and Lee K and Boys Don’t Disco are at Bang Bang.
Sunday, more Summer Fun on the 101; get your alt-country on with Nashvillian JP Harris & the Tough Choices at Soda Bar; Mono and Holly Hunt are at the Casbah; and Smash Mouth, Toad the Wet Sprocket and Tonic play Humphreys Concerts By the Bay.
Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor.
Robin Roth is a familiar voice in the San Diego scene. She is on the air weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on 91X, plus she promotes and spins all over town. Follow Robin on Twitter or submit your DJ listings here.