Flaming Hot Weekend Ahead
Plan your weekend with Robin Roth's top show picks -- like the Flaming Lips at the Observatory North Park
Friday for Cinco de Mayo, Mariachi El Bronx headline at the Belly Up; Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Atlas Genius and Night Riots are at House of Blues; La Diabla, Thee Commons and the Sleepwalkers take over the Casbah; Stephen El Rey, the Schizophonics and Mittens play at the Pour House; Koffin Kats and the Strikers are at Soda Bar; The Expendables, Tribal Theory and Ethan Tucker hit the Observatory North Park; Quel Bordel and DJ Mancat play at the Holding Company; Hip Hop vs. Punk Rock hits the Tower Bar; and Oddisee & Good Compny: Beneath the Surface Tour featuring Olivier St. Louis is at Music Box. Get your dance on with West Coast Weekender at Spin; Brohug at Bang Bang; Kill the Noise and Tisoki at Bassmnt; Savi at Omnia; or Dance From Above with Cobra Kills and B.Rose at Blonde.
Saturday, Face to Face and Bad Cop Bad Cop are at the Casbah; Which One’s Pink take over House of Blues; Gary Wilson & the Blind Dates, Kan-Kan and Flower Animals are at Lestat’s; Diet Cig and Lisa Prank perform at the Irenic; The Weeks and the Lonely Biscuits are at Soda Bar; Mittens, the Touchies and DJ Mike Delgado hit Bar Pink; and Weezerton (Weezer tribute) and MXPX tribute takes over the Holding Company. Dance options include Ascension with yours truly at the Kava Lounge; West Coast Weekender at the Worldbeat Center; Destructo, J. Worra and Hotwire at Spin; Alpha 9 at Bang Bang; Firebeatz at Bassmnt; GTA at Omnia; and Spank at Blonde.
Plus, a Sunday show worth mentioning is the Flaming Lips and Klangstof at the Observatory North Park.
Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor.