Friday, Twenty One Pilots, Echosmith and Finish Ticket take over the CCCU Open Air Theatre; Misterwives and Cruisr are at the Observatory North Park; Marian Hill and Heavy Mellow hit the Casbah; Joe Rogan is at the Balboa Theatre; Fishbone and Monophonics are at the Belly Up; The Districts and Sun Club play at the Irenic; Common Kings with Sammy J and Tribe of Kings take over House of Blues; Voodoo Glow Skulls, the Phenomenauts, China Wift Motors and Oceanside Sound System hit Soda Bar; Cult Vegas, Mars & the Massacre and Plastik Deer are at the Balboa; Walter Lure of the Heartbreakers, the Zeros and Dirty Eyes play at Til-Two; and Rock the Boat Cruise with Tomorrow's Bad Seeds, Ease Up, Grizzly Business, The Verigolds, Digital Lizards of Doom, Kid Wilderness, DJ Mancat, and DJ Raychill Frank is on the William D. Evans Riverboat. Get your dance on with F---ing in the Bushes at the Whistle Stop; EC Twins at Omnia; and Tiga at Bang Bang.
Saturday, FIDLAR with Dune Rats and the Frights are at the Observatory North Park; Janet Jackson plays at Viejas Arena; Of Monsters and Men and Amason are at the CCCU Open Air Theatre; Hinds, Public Access T.V. and the Gloomies play at the Irenic; Social Distortion take over House of Blues; Joan Armatrading headlines at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay; A Night at the Besties featuring the Midnight Pine, Euphoria Brass Band, and G. Burns Jug Band is at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center; El Ten Eleven and Sego take over the Casbah; Horse Feathers and River Whyless are at Soda Bar; Jordan T (of Katchafire) plays at Music Box; Death By Snoo Snoo and Hocus hit the Balboa; and Gone Baby Gone headlines Til-Two. Dance options include '80s vs. '90s at the Whistle Stop; Neon Beat at Bar Pink, Chris Lake at Bang Bang, Ruckus at Omnia and Whiiite at Fluxx.
On Sunday, Black Lips, Ariel Pink and Gary Wilson & the Blind Dates take over the Observatory North Park; Givers headline at the Belly Up, ZZ Ward, Marc Scibilia and the Young Wild are at House of Blues, El Ten Eleven and Sego hit the Casbah; Radioactivity, Tiltwheel and Cruz Radical are at Soda Bar; and Snoop Dogg’s birthday party is at Fluxx.
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.