Friday, Tim Pyles of 91x hosts a Platinum Edition SoundDiego LIVE at the Casbah with We Are Scientists, Schitzophonics and Nicky Venus. Elsewhere, Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin with the Guilty Ones take over the Belly Up; Bang Pow, Taurus Authority, speakerGHOST and Joe Pea hit Winston's; Chateau and Speaker in Reverse are at the Whistle Stop; Badfish (a Tribute to Sublime) hit House of Blues; Nothing, Tony Molina and Witness 9 are at Soda Bar; and Brooke Fraser and Dark Wave play an all-ages show at the Irenic. For your dancing fix, Kill Frenzy takes over Bang Bang; Rae Sremmurd is at Bassmnt; and Quitsleep presents Dimond Saints, KMLN, Sabo, Michael Lepiere, Arkon, JWEST, Launchpad Infinity and JBLAZE at Spin.
Start your Saturday with an afternoon show to benefit Banding Together with the Lovebirds, Tolan Shaw and Dr. Seahorse at the Belly Up. Later that night, spend "An evening with Patti Smith" when the iconic artist and her band take over the Balboa Theatre; The New Addiction, the Gods of Science and Alive & Well are at Soda Bar; Beacon, Lord Raja and Mystery Cave take over the Casbah; Gloomsday, El Camino Sutra, Nice World and Gone Baby Gone are at the Black Cat; Wale headlines at the Observatory North Park; The Von Trapps hit Bar Pink (read the SoundDiego preview here); and Ernie Orosco, Pharmacy and Bloodflowers are at the Chico Club. Get your dance on with Club Sabbat at Numb3rs featuring DJs Drew Harlander, Severin and Liquid Grey; Sam Feldt at Bang Bang; Wiggle at the Kava Lounge; and Booty Bassment at the Whistle Stop.
Sunday afternoon, Civic Organist Dr. Carol Williams is joined by the Von Trapps at Balboa Park's Spreckels Organ Pavillion. After that, dive into the big game.
Have a super 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.