San Diego

Weekend Def Wish

Plan your weekend with Robin Roth's top show picks -- like Def Leppard at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre

Friday, Def Leppard, Poison and Tesla pour some sugar on Mattress Firm Amphitheatre; Marian Hill and Opia play at the Observatory North Park; The Specials and DJ LV are at House of Blues; Guitar Wolf, Isaac Rother & the Phantoms, and Spitfire Torpedo bring the punk to the Casbah; “Tony Suraci: The Highwayman’s Waylon Jennings B-day Celebration” with Ginger Cowgirl is at the Belly Up; Todo Mundo get worldly at Music Box; Drab Majesty, Xeno & Oaklander, and DJ Jon Blaj take over Space; Alex G, Japanese Breakfast and Cende perform at the Irenic; Big D and the Kids Table, Left Alone, the Doped Up Dollies, and the Maxies are at Soda Bar; Gloomsday, the Strawberry Moons and Pumphouse hit the Merrow; and you can get your dance on with Wearetreo at Omnia; The Magician, Saint Wknd, Klatch, Boys Don't Disco and Adam Salter B2B Gabe Vega at Spin; or F---ing in the Bushes at the Whistle Stop.

Saturday, Evan Dando -- celebrating the reissue of his first solo album, “Baby I’m Bored” -- and Gateway Drugs are at the Casbah; Bad Suns pop off at the Observatory North Park; Buckfast Superbee, Pleasure Fix and Omega Three rock Soda Bar; The Body, Lingua Ignota and Burial Wreaths get heavy at Space; and Doyle, Davey Suicide, Malakai, Authentic Sellout and Big Scary Robot pummel Brick By Brick. Get your dance on with Neon Beat at Bar Pink; ‘80s vs. ‘90s at the Whistle Stop; Lady Lush featuring Red Sonja at Blonde;; Greco, Boys Don't Disco, Paul Najera and Josh Lewis at Bang Bang; or Jayceeoh at Omnia.

And on Sunday, Boston and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts play at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre.

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's the Assistant Program Director at 100.7 KFMBFM, plus she promotes and spins all over town. Follow Robin on Twitter or submit your DJ listings here.

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