Thursday, Stevie Nicks and the Pretenders are at Viejas Arena (tickets are still available at this link); Hippo Campus headline at House of Blues; Mondo Cozmo and Sego perform at the Casbah; The Wood Brothers and Shook Twins are at the Observatory North Park; Death Valley Girls, Adult Books and Spooky Cigarette are at The Hideout; Paul Cathen and Nena Anderson hit Soda Bar; eXit pARTy > Steinkamping takes over the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Insects vs. Robots, and Iron, Sage & Wood are at the Belly Up; and 4B is at Omnia.
Friday, Senses Fail, Counterparts, Movements and Like Pacific play at the Observatory North Park; The Redwoods Revue featuring Dani Bell & the Tarantist, Birdy Bardot, the Midnight Pine, Rebecca Jade & the Cold Fact and Cardinal Moon is at the Casbah; Planned Parenthood Fundraiser featuring the Rosalyns, Cochinas Locas, Goldettes and DJs Grimm and Old Man Johnson is at Bar Pink; Railroad Earth hit the Belly Up; Miya Folick, Winter and Garden Echo play at the Che Café; The Bad Vibes, Birth, and Summer Knowledge are at Soda Bar; Zombie Surf Cap with Fractions and Dinosaur Ghost take over the Ken Club; Screamin’ Yeehaws, Clint Westwood and the Downs Family play at the Holding Company; Half the Animal and Creature Canyon perform at the House of Blues Voodoo Room; and Hip Hop vs. Punk Rock is at the Tower Bar. Dance options include Lane 8 and Luttrell at Music Box; Datsik, Darius at Bang Bang; Amtrac at El Camino; Damian Lazarus and Recondite (live) and Lee at Spin; Crizzly and Virtual Riot at House of Blues; Steve Aoki at Omnia; or Bear Grillz at Bassmnt.
Saturday, Laura Stevenson, Brawley and Jason Hanna & the Bullfighters are at the Casbah; GayC/DC, Geezer and No Small Children play at Soda Bar; The Routine and Boostive take over 710 Beach Club; Lady Dottie & the Diamonds hit the Holding Company; and night two of Railroad Earth is at the Belly Up. Get your dance on with CRSSD Festival at Waterfront Park; Bob Moses (Club Set) and HVOB at Music Box; Club Ascension at the Kava Lounge with yours truly; Chachi at Fluxx; Joyryde at Bassmnt; Fergie (DJ) at Omnia; or 2manyDJs (live) and Virgin Tears at Bang Bang.
Sunday, Red Hot Chili Peppers would’ve headlined Valley View Casino Center -- but the band released a statement Thursday morning postponing the show to March 21 at the same venue due to illness (tickets to the March 5 show will be honored at the new date); Bon Jovi play at Viejas Arena; and Desert Daze Caravan with Temples, Night Beats, Deap Vally, Froth and JJUUJJUU hits the Belly Up. More dancing with CRSSD Fest at Waterfront Park; Claude VonStroke at Bang Bang; Jackmaster B2B Eats Everything and Dusky (DJ set) and Peggy Gou at Spin; or Thomas Jack, Tensnake and Nathan Barato at Music Box.
Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor.