Friday, Will Butler (Arcade Fire) and Jo Firestone hit the Casbah; An Evening with Delta Spirit and Friends is at the Irenic; Honeyhoney headline Soda Bar; An Evening with Chris Robinson Brotherhood is at the Observatory North Park; Donavon Frankenreiter headlines a sold-out show at the Belly Up; Bit Maps and Oh! Spirit are at Seven Grand; Midnight Rivals play at the Whistle Stop for Charlie Ware’s birthday bash; Blackbird Blackbird is at the Loft (UCSD); and Starcrossed, the Touchies and Killer Party take over the Bancroft. Get your dance on with AFFKT at Bang Bang, Wiggle at the Kava Lounge, Mimosa at Bassmnt, and Tiesto at Omnia.
Start your Saturday with Fiesta del Sol in Solana Beach. Other fun options that afternoon into early evening are Craft Beer + Bites featuring Trent Hancock and Goose & Mavrk; and the Karl Strauss Arts & Amps Vol. 1 with Blackout Party and Low Volts. Elsewhere, An Evening with Delta Spirit and Friends is back at the Irenic; Diarrhea Planet headline at the Casbah; Behind the Wagon, Diamond Lakes and Santa Ana Knights are at the Ken Club; Everlast and Big B hit the Belly Up; Strung Out headline at House of Blues; and Madly are at Bar Pink. For your dancing fix, Club Sabbat’s annual Military-themed night at Numb3rs has both rooms and DJs Liquid Grey, Diskdroid and Vaughn Avakian hosted by yours truly; Chainsmokers are at Omnia; Seria Star with Ninja Skills takes over the Kava Lounge; Booty Bassment is at the Whistle Stop; Arty hits Bassmnt; and Prince Fox is at Bang Bang.
Plan your Sunday accordingly, as the Rock & Roll Marathon is taking place with plenty of entertainment, including the after-concert by O.A.R. Plus, Day 2 of Fiesta del Sol; Gloomsday headline at the Tower Bar; the Knocks and Phoebe Ryan are at the Casbah; and Teenage Bottlerocket headlines at Soda Bar.
Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor!
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