Friday is Oktoberfest in El Cajon; Avi Buffalo, Buddy Banter, Big Bad Buffalo and Dawayne Neptune are at Soda Bar; BFSB, Mrs. Henry, Cardinal Moon and Pall Jenkins play at the Casbah; Omara Portuondo 85 Tour is at the Balboa Theatre; Marc Broussard with Jenn Grinels and Peter Aristone take over the Belly Up; The Amandas perform at the Whistle Stop; Mittens, Crunk Witch, Undead Garden and Imagery Machine play at the Merrow; and Hip Hop vs. Punk Rock takes over the Tower Bar. Dance options include Laidback Luke at Omnia, Chris Lake at Bang Bang or UZ at Bassmnt.
Saturday, Oktoberfest continues in El Cajon; La Sera and Springtime Carnivore are at the Hideout; Mystic Braves, the Dream Ride and Los Sweepers perform at the Casbah; Giraffage takes over the Observatory North Park; Fred and Toody (Dead Moon, Pierced Arrows) and the Widows are at Soda Bar; The One Love Movement Presents Trevor Hall and Shea Freedom at the Belly Up; and Marujah, the Tommy Mitchell Show, the Lowland Drifters and Los Adictos Violentos play at the Merrow. Dance floor picks include Club Sabbat at Numbers; Booty Bassment at the Whistle Stop after the South Park Walkabout; Chachi at Fluxx; DJ Savi at Omnia; Breathe Carolina at Bassmnt; or Vintage Culture at Bang Bang.
Sunday, Oktoberfest continues in El Cajon, Kula Shaker and the Loons are at the Belly Up; Tears for Fears headline at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay; The Felice Brothers and Aaron Lee Tasjan play at the Casbah; and Tsunami Bomb, Oceanside Sound System, the Lexicons and DJ Dr, Bones take over Soda Bar.
Have a good weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor.