Belly Up to the New Year

91X's Robin Roth breaks down the first weekend of the new year

Chicago 2016

Friday, celebrate Geezer’s 10th Anniversary with Licensed to Ilya, Stevie & the Hi Staxx, Lion Cut, and Pants Karoke at the Casbah; Pato Banton and Daniel Bambaata Marley hit the Belly Up; The Oceanside Sound System, Whiskey Avengers, Skunkadelics, the Lexicons and Midnight Track are at Soda Bar; Chain & the Gang, Beehive & the Barracudas and Geyser House take over the Hideout; The Amandas and DJ Claire are at the Whistle Stop; and the Routine is at the Rabbit Hole. Get your dance on with Star Wars Shaft Night at the Kava Lounge; Hip-Hop vs. Punk Rock at the Tower Bar; and Contemporary Menswear at Bang Bang.

Saturday, Cattle Decapitation, Theories, Memory, Temblad and Crime Desire are at the Casbah; The 5th Annual Beat Farmers Hootenanny with the Farmers and Friends hits the Belly Up; Buddy Banter, Future Crooks, Mini Death and Dictator take over Soda Bar; and Zombie Barbie, Space Heat and Digital Lizards Of Doom are at the Ken Club. For your dancing fix, join me for Club Ascension at the Kava Lounge with DJs Chad O and Heather Hard Xore; Mike Delgado (Moving Units) is at Bar Pink; Klatch takes over Bang Bang; ‘80s vs. ‘90s with Gabe Vega and Saul Q is at the Whistle Stop; and Blam Blam Fever with DJs Rob Moran, Jeff Graves, Skarina and Rob Benavides hits the Hideout.

Sunday, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with the Record Company play a sold-out show at the Belly Up; and Bondurant, Wicked Tongues and Future Age are at Soda Bar.

Happy New Year 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.

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