On Friday, Neon Trees play as part of the Del Mar Summer Concert Series and it is free with your racetrack admission; night one of the English Beat with the Routine is at the Belly Up; Mr. Tube & the Flying Objects, Gletscher, Octagrape, and Die Mibbildungen Des Menschen are at the Casbah; the Coathangers, White Fang and the Natives take over Soda Bar; Egyptian Lover headlines at Til-Two; the Amandas and DJ Claire are at the Whistle Stop; Hobo and Lee K take over Bang Bang and Hip Hop vs. Punk Rock is at the Tower Bar.
Saturday, Weezer plays after the last race at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club; the English Beat and Aloha Radio are at the Belly Up; Miniature Tigers and the Griswolds take over Soda Bar; Grizzly Business headline at the Tin Can; Erik Canzona (of the Heavy Guilt with Alfred Howard and Jake Najor), Brothers Grimm (Josh and Jeremiah of the Silent Comedy) and Matthew Molarius (Transfer) are at the Victory Theatre for Canzona's CD release show; and the Budos Band, Schitzophics and DJ Claire play at the Casbah. On the dance tip, Club Ascension at The Kava Lounge feature DJs Dark Angel, Chad O and yours truly playing the best in dark underground dance music; Bang Bang features Zen Freeman; and DJ Mike Delgado (Moving Units) is at Bar Pink.
On Sunday, Intervention at Float at the Hard Rock Hotel features Tritonal; Cosmic Gate invades Bassmnt; and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers headline Viejas Arena.
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.