Friday, Julian Marley and the Devastators are at the Belly Up; Magic! headlines at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club as part of the summer concert series and it is free with your track admission; Helio Sequence and Liam Finn are at the Casbah; Noel Jordan, Fuego de Roma and Brian Wahlstrom are at the Tin Can; and Johnny Deadly Trio plays at Hooley’s. Plus, you can get your dance on with F---ing in the Bushes at the Whistle Stop as DJs Daniel Sant and Rob Moran bring you a night of Brit Pop; Donut Fresh at the Hideout features Andrew Decade, Tres Dubois, Joemama, Boys Don’t Disco and Monkey Cartal; El Puro Party is at El Camino with Adam Salter and Steve McQueen; Bionic with Made Monster hits Fluxx; and Lana 8 is at Bang Bang.
On Saturday, the San Diego Central Library at Joan Irwin Jacob Common Presents Checked Out: An Experimental Music Festival curated by Stay Strange; and the South Park Standabout – Arts, Music & Culture for a Cause has the Frances Bloom Band, Manuok, Harpo and more. Later that night, the Sonics with Mrs. Magician take over the Irenic; Thumpers, Ilya and Black Map are at the Casbah; and the Angry Samoans play at Brick by Brick. For your dancing fix, Anna Lunoe and Mossberg Pump are at Bang Bang and ‘80s vs. ‘90s takes over the Whistle Stop with Gabe Vega and Saul.
Sunday, Intervention at the Hard Rock Hotel features Bingo Players. Later that night, the Honda Civic Tour rolls into San Diego featuring Grouplove, Portugal. The Man, and Tokyo Police Club at the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre; Mrs. Magician, Viv Vates and Subtropics play at Soda Bar; and Glass Spells headline at the Casbah.
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 @robin_roth or submit your DJ listings here.